You’ll find festival fun for the whole family in Bellaire this weekend, or enjoy a walk through farming history in Buckley! There’s a touching production at the Old Town Playhouse, great sales on the streets in Harbor Springs, and a day filled with local music in Empire!
34TH Annual Rubber Ducky Festival in Bellaire, August 16th-22nd
Events include the Paddle Antrim Community Paddle, live music by the Jon Archambault Band & Bel-Lisa-Ma Karaoke, the C.O.A. Strawberry Social, sidewalk sales, a cornhole tournament, Library Book Sale, fine arts & crafts show, Grand Parade, Rubber Ducky Race, kids movies & games and more! Details at bellairechamber.org
Buckley Old Engine Show, August 19th-22nd
Featuring farm chore demos, a veneer mill, 1906 cider mill, 1800’s saw mill, threshing & straw baling, plowing with steam, gas & diesel, Steam Whistle Jubilee, Tractor Slow Race, Kids Tractor Pull, parade, Spark Show, a HUGE flea market & much more. $10 per day or $25 for a 4 day pass. 15 & under, free. Get the complete schedule of events at buckleyoldengineshow.org
“Love, Loss, and What I Wore” Theater Under the Tent at the Old Town Playhouse, Saturday, August 21st, 7pm
This collection of monologues & ensemble pieces explores the nostalgic power of women’s clothing, as the characters share memories of their lives through the prism of their closets. Get tickets at oldtownplayhouse.com
Harbor Springs Sidewalk Sales, August 20th & 21st
39 area stores downtown, in Fairview Square and Harbor Plaza will be participating with great end-of-season deals! It’s the perfect excuse to snatch up that item you’ve had your eye on all summer. Find the complete list of participating stores here.
Livelylands Music Festival, Saturday, August 21st, 11am-11pm, 3805 W. Empire Hwy, Empire
A Boutique Music Festival featuring art, music, community, food and more. Music by Joshua Davis, Laura Rain & the Caesars, The Stovetop Bernard Lavengood Trio, Dana Falconberry, Mark Lavengood, Crys Matthews, Jordan Hamilton, A.S. Lutes, Emma Cook, Evie, & Conor Lynch. Prices range from $35-$275. Learn more at thelivelylands.com
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