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Saugatuck
"You can fall in love at first sight with a place as with a person."
 
Alec Waugh

Summer Happenings ...

JUNE

JULY (con't)

AUGUST (con't)

June 20 Art ‘Round Town 6th Annual Exhibit
Fabulous sculptures in and around Saugatuck

June 20 The Pump House Museum is Open for the Season  Raising the Roof. The Buildings and Architecture of the Saugatuck & Douglas Area - Second Story
June 21 Music in Wick’s Park by “Deep Blue Underground”
Funk-Rock-Fusion 7pm-9pm
June 23-July 9 Mason Street Warehouse presents Hunka Hunka Burnin’ Love - the off Broadway smash hit!! Tickets- (269) 857-4898

June 23 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Every Friday thru October. Saugatuck Center for the Arts (269) 857-2399
June 23-August 5 Shakespeare in Hollywood Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (616) 395-7890
June 24 “RAIN” Summer Benefit, The Saugatuck Center for the Arts (269) 857-2399
June 24 “Art on Center”
Downtown Douglas art galleries host an evening of art, food and music 5-9pm
June 24 “Boxes, Bowls, & Beyond” Open House-Blue Star Studio 7pm-10pm (269) 227-3647
June 25 Michael Holmes with Mark Kahny & Steve Anzivino at the What Not Inn

June 25 New Moon Drumming 7pm-9pm (269) 543-4029
June 25 Allegan Antique Market 400 exhibitors rain or shine 7:30am-4:00pm
June 26-29 Oxbow Art Course “Painting Figures in the Landscape” 10am-1pm
June 28 Music in Wick’s Park by “Cheap Date” Rock 7pm-9pm
June 27-29 Saugatuck Center for the Arts Sculptural Beads Workshop 10:30am-2:30pm
June 29-30 Express Yourself Art Barn Open studio nights (269) 857-5566
June 29 Susan Tedeschi & Martin Sexton sing the blues at Frederik Meijer Gardens
June 30-August 5 “Memory House” Snow Auditorium (616) 395-7015
June 30 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Saugatuck Center for the Arts
June 30-July 4 Fourth of July Weekend Celebrations All Around Town


Saugatuck's Oval Beach in the
50s is still very popular today.

2006 SEASON

True to its Broadway Theater roots, the Mason Street Warehouse, an uptown theater in downtown Saugatuck, has announced its 2006 season. It’s terrific entertainment!

June 23 - July 9 “Hunka Hunka Burning Love, an Elvis Presley Musical Tribute” A celebration of Elvis’ music not an imitation.

July 14 -  30 “The Great American Trailer Park Musical”
An hysterical musical comedy of soap opera antics with a country pop/rock score

August 4 - 20 “Cabaret”
, the award winning Kander & Ebb musical comes to Saugatuck. “Don’t sit alone in your room…”

August 25 - September 10 “Scenery”
, a hilarious and touching valentine to the triumphs and heartbreaks of a life in the theatre.


What would I do without you!

JULY

July 1 Christy G & Impact at the What Not Inn
July 1 Waterfront Invitational Art Fair Juried art fair in Cook Park
July 2 Joyce Petter Gallery Craig Blietz-Oil Sue Holdaway-Heys-Textile
July 2 “Reds, Whites & BBQ” Inaugural BBQ Contest Round Barn Winery
July 2 “Reclaimed” mixed-media assemblages, purses and jewelry-White Oak Studio & Gallery 1pm-5pm (269) 236-0325
July 4 Independence Day Parade and Fireworks at dusk

July 4 Kayak the Fireworks Best seat in the house for fireworks & boat parade-Running Rivers Kayak Rentals (269) 673-3698
July 5 Music in Wick’s Park by Don Middlebrook Tropical Rock 7pm-9pm
July 4 Kayak the Fireworks Best seat in the house for fireworks & boat parade-Running Rivers Kayak Rentals (269) 673-3698
July 5 Music in Wick’s Park by Don Middlebrook Tropical Rock 7pm-9pm
July 6-8 “Judy Salutes the Legend”
Tello’s South Haven 6:30pm
July 7 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Saugatuck Center for the Arts
July 7-August 11 “Dames at Sea” Holland Summer Repertory Theatre (616) 395-7890


July 8 “Entourage” at the What Not Inn
July 8 Ox-Bow Summer Benefit Art Auction

July 8 “Animals in Clay” Hands-on workshop Khnemu Studio 10am-4pm (269) 236-9260
July 8-9 Saugatuck Center for the Arts Dynamic Composition Workshop 9am-4pm
July 10-13 Oxbow Art Course “Writing in the Meadow” 10am-12pm
July 12 Joyce Petter Gallery 12pm-5-pm Craig Blietz-Oil on Panel Sue Holdaway-Heys-Textile
July 12 Music in Wick’s Park by “Tom & Tana Grace” Oldies 7pm-9pm


Music in the Park

Wednesdays at 7pm
Wicks Park, Saugatuck

June 21 Deep Blue Underground Funk - Rock - Fusion
June 28 Cheap Date   Rock
● July 5 Don Middlebrook Tropical Rock
● July 12 Tom and Tana Grace Oldies
● July 19 Michael Holmes/ Mark Kahny  Jazz Standards
● July 26 Zion Lion  Reggae
● August 2 Jim Cooper Jazz
● August 9 Saugatuck Jam   Rock
● August 16 Scrock Brothers
Classic Rock
● August 23 Carl Payne  Celtic
● August 30 Sandhill Sessions
Irish

July 13-14 Chamber Music Festival “All in the Family” The Chamber Quartet plays Grieg, Shostakovich & Bottje, Women's Club
July 13 “Donna the Buffalo”
A layered and diverse feel-good vibe that makes you want to stand up and dance Frederik Meijer Gardens
July 14 Saugatuck/Douglas Garden Club "Come Home to the Garden" - Home and garden tour (269) 857-1620
July 14 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market
Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Saugatuck Center for the Arts July 14-30 The Great American Trailer Park Musical” An hysterical musical comedy of soap opera antics with a country/pop/rock score-Mason Street Warehouse (269) 857-4898

July 15 Water Street Gallery- Byron Gin & Len Cowgill 6-8pm
July 15 Michael Holmes performs What Not Inn
July 15 Kitchens & Gardens Stroll Saugatuck Douglas Garden Club
July 16 Joyce Petter Gallery 12pm-5pm Bonnie Wood-Oil Christopher Hawthorne-Glass
July 17-19 Saugatuck Center for the Arts Sculptural Beads Workshop 10:30am-2:30pm
July 18 Saugatuck Center for the Arts Songwriting Workshop 7pm-9pm
July 18 “Inspired by Mozart” A celebration of his 250th birthday Frederik Meijer Gardens
July 19 “The Shakespeare Revue”
-Till Midnight Restaurant 8:30pm (616) 395-7890
July 19 Michael Holmes sings in Wick’s Park w/ Mark Kahny Jazz Standards 7pm-9pm
July 21 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market Local Farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Saugatuck Center for the Arts
July 20-21 Chamber Music Quintet plays- “Rare Gems” by von Zemlinsky, Respighi, Thompson & Loeffler, Women's Club
July 22 “African Wildlife & Landscapes” Amazwi Contemporary Art 4pm-7pm
July 22 “The Malcontent” John Marston Grand Haven Area Arts Council-Grand Haven
July 22-23 Saugatuck Center for the Arts “Watercolor Painting Workshop” 9am-4pm
July 23 Michael Holmes performs  What Not Inn
July 24 U-Pick Peaches Cranes Orchard
July 25 “Songwriting Workshop” Saugatuck Center for the Arts 7pm-9pm
July 25 “The Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra” plays a program of traditional & patriotic American band music.
July 26 Music in Wick’s Park by “Zion Lion” Reggae 7pm-9pm
July 27-28 Chamber Music Quintet plays “Ars Antigua” by Bach, Stradella, Corelli, and Telemann, Women's Club
July 27-29 Saugatuck Center for the Arts Sculptural Beads Workshop 10:30-2:30
July 28 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Saugatuck Center for the Arts
July 28-August 12 “A Midsummer Nights’ Dream” Holland Summer Repertory Theatre (616)395-7890
July 29 Lew Russ at the What Not Inn
July 29 “Beer, Brats & Honky Tonk” Saugatuck Center for the Arts
July 30 Christy G & Impact What Not Inn
July 30 Village Square Art & Fine Craft Fair Saugatuck Village Square 10am-5pm
July 30 Kayak the Fireworks Running Rivers Kayak Rentals (269) 673-3698
July 30 Allegan Antique Market 400 Quality Dealers Rain or Shine!
July 29-31 Venetian Weekend Boat Parade & Fireworks at dusk
July 31 Saugatuck Center for the Arts Sculptural Beads Workshop 10:30am-2:30pm
July 31-August 3 Ox Bow Art Course Beginning & Intermediate Painting-10am-12:30pm
 

AUGUST

August 1 “Songwriting Workshop” Saugatuck Center for the Arts 7pm-9pm
August 2 Music in Wick’s Park with “Jim Cooper” Jazz 7pm-9pm
August 3-4 Chamber Music Festival “Neptune” Quartet Epstein, Wolff, Meli, Julin & Campbell, Women's Club
August 4 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Saugatuck Center for the Arts
August 4-20 “Cabaret” the award winning Kander & Ebb musical comes to Saugatuck “Don’t sit alone in your room…”

August 4 “Here Comes Your Man: Shakespeare’s Masters and Servants” Pigeon Creek County Park Lodge - West Olive 7pm
August 5 “The Forgeries of Jealousy: Shakespeare’s Rivals” Pigeon Creek County Park Lodge - West Olive 7pm

August 5 “Le Pittorice” Thimgan-Hayden Gallery 6pm-9pm Douglas
August 6 ”Chicago Chamber Choir” Concert Douglas Congregational Church 7:30pm (269) 857-2085
August 6 “Earth Images” handmade paper collages on canvas White Oak Studio
1pm-5pm
August 6 Joyce Petter Gallery 12pm-5pm William Allen-Welded Steel Rob O’Dell-Watercolor
August 8 Saugatuck Center for the Arts Songwriting Workshop 7pm-9pm
August 9 Historical Society Picnic Mt. Baldhead 5:30pm
August 9 Music in Wick’s Park with “Saugatuck Jam” Rock 7pm-9pm
August 11 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Saugatuck Center for the Arts

August 10-11 Chamber Music Trio plays- “Perugino Plus” by Brahms, Shostakovich & Chausson, Women's Club
August 11-12 “Much Ado About Nothing” Pigeon Creek County Park Lodge - West Olive 7pm on the 11th – 2pm & 7pm on the 12th
August 12 Water Street Gallery Maryjo Lemanski & Anne Corlett Wiley
August 13 Michael Holmes performs  What Not Inn
August 16 “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Grand Haven Area Arts Council - Grand Haven 7:30pm
August 16 Music in Wick’s Park with “Scrock Brothers” Classic Rock 7pm-9pm
August 17 Much Ado About Nothing Grand Haven Area Arts Council - Grand Haven 7:30pm
August 17-18 Chamber Music plays “More Than Mostly Mozart” by Mozart, Women's Club
August 17-18 Saugatuck Sidewalk Sale Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday 9am-5pm
August 18 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Saugatuck Center for the Arts
August 18-20 Much Ado About Nothing
Pigeon Creek County Lodge West Olive 7pm on the 18th 2pm & 7pm on the 19th & 20th
August 18-21 Christmas in August Layaway Event  Koorey Creations
August 19 Shona Sculpture: Releasing the Spirit Amazwi Contemporary Art 4pm-7pm
August 21-25 Oxbow Art Course
Design Found in Nature 10am-12:30pm
August 23 Music in Wick’s Park Carl Payne Celtic 7pm-9pm
August 24 “The Pointer Sisters” sing at Frederik Meijer Gardens
August 25 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Saugatuck Center for the Arts
August 25-September 10 “Scenery” a hilarious and touching valentine to the triumphs and heartbreaks of a life in the theatre.

August 26 “Entyce” at the What Not Inn
August 27 Taste of Saugatuck Street Festival of fine foods from area restaurants 12pm-7pm
August 27 “Harvest Party” Live music, wine tasting and good food - Round Barn

SEPTEMBER

September 1-4 Labor Day Weekend
September 1 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market
Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers - Saugatuck Center for the Arts
September 2 Michael Holmes performs  What Not Inn
September 2-October 5 Water Street Gallery “Saugatuck Talks” Works by Gallery Artists 12pm-5pm
September 2 to October 31 Crane’s Corn Maize
(269) 561-8651
September 2-Late October (until apples are gone) Crane’s U-pick apples 10am-6pm

September 4 Labor Day
September 4 8th Annual Blue Star 19k Bridge Walk
(269) 857-8485
September 6 French Cottage Labor Day Back Yard Sale
(269) 857-2705
September 8 “Phil Vassar with John Corbett” sing at Frederik Meijer Gardens
September 8 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Saugatuck Center for the Arts
September 9-10 Saugatuck Center for the Arts “Plein Air Oil Painting” Workshop 9am-4pm www.kendewaard.com
September 10 “Street Market”
Downtown Douglas 10am-5pm
September 10 Michael Holmes performs What Not Inn

September 11 Vintage Classic Car Show Downtown Douglas 11am-4pm
September 14 “Kenny Loggins” performs at Frederik Meijer Gardens
September 15 Saugatuck/Douglas Green Market Local farmers bring fresh produce and flowers-Saugatuck Center for the Arts
September 15-17 Heritage Festival Architectural & Agricultural heritage of the Saugatuck-Douglas area
September 16 “Jenna Mammina Jazz Concert” Saugatuck Center for the Arts (269) 857-2399

The complete 2006 calendar will be on the Wickwood web site before the end of June

 

SAVE THE DATES

November 17 Wickwood’s
Christmas Season Begins
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December 26 ~ January 1 Christmas Week at The Inn
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December 31 New Year’s Eve Candlelight Cocktails
Fireworks at Midnight!
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January 1 New Year’s Day

Remember our calendar doesn't stop here! Saugatuck and Douglas are wonderfully mild as Indian Summer becomes Fall. Then the magic of the Holidays descends ... creating an old fashioned Christmas card with twinkling lights, Dickens, horse drawn carriages and fireworks for New Year!! Be sure to make your Fall and Holiday reservations at the Inn soon ... www.wickwoodinn.com

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