As summer draws to a close and the school year begins, consider taking one last trip up north while the weather’s still fine!
Visitors from Holland, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and beyond are all welcome to enjoy the calm and cozy atmosphere that White Lake offers this time of year. The summer rush is gone, but there’s still plenty of sun and fun to be had!
Check out just some of the great events and activities going on in White Lake this September.
Ongoing Events This September
Lewis Farm Market Corn Maze & Festivals
Lewis Farm Market offers fun for the whole family! Pet exotic animals at the petting zoo, play games on the farm, enjoy delectable treats and souvenirs in the gift shop, and don’t forget their world-famous corn maze!
Here’s what to expect this September:
- All of September – Corn Maze Is Open!
- September 15th & 16th – WMUS Weekend
- September 22nd & 23rd – Autumn Festival
- September 29th & 30th – Fall Fling Festival
Montague Farmers Market
The Montague Farmers Market offers a variety of seasonal and local fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants, baked goods, and more. The market is just a short walk from The Weathervane Inn and is open 9am to 1pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the entire month of September.
Live Music at Fetch Brewing Company
Come for conversation. Come for music. Come for beer (brewed right here in Whitehall)! It’s always a good time at Fetch.
Here’s a selection of some awesome live shows that will be featured at Fetch this September:
- September 21st – Delilah DeWylde
- September 22nd – Tommy Foster
- September 29th – Chris Wiser & Seth York
Live Music at The Book Nook & Java Shop
The Book Nook & Java Shop is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from our lakefront hotel. Head over for some delicious coffee or wine, a cozy atmosphere, and awesome live musical events — going on all month!
Here are just a few of the concerns that will be featured at The Book Nook & Java Shop this September:
- September 13th – JAZZ: Green on Blue Quartet
- September 15th – Genna & Jesse
- September 20th – JAZZ: Checkers Morton
Pub One Eleven Events
Pub One Eleven offers weekly entertainment and events, plus a wide range of delicious beers, cocktails, and delicious pub fare! Here are two events you won’t want to miss:
- September 18th – Pigeon Hill Tap Takeover
Join in on the fun naming Pub One Eleven’s brand new, exclusive beer! Choose the best name and you’ll also win a Pigeon Hill prize package!
- September 19th – Pumpkin Bowling With New Holland Brewery
Every bowled with pumpkins before? Now you can at Pub One Eleven’s pumpkin rolling event in the Upper Room! Hosted with New Holland Brewery.
Braveheart Raptor Center Open House
Come see live eagles, hawks, owls, and other birds of prey up close and learn about their environment.
- September 13th 1pm – 4pm
7 Unique Events & Activities in White Lake This September
YOGA at the Lighthouse
Friday, September 14th, 9:30am – 10:30am @ the White River Light Station
Forget the yoga studio and come practice yoga on the beach instead! Enjoy beautiful views of Lake Michigan and The White River Light Station as you stretch and pose your stress away.
Images of America: Muskegon – Book Talk & Signing
Thursday, September 20th, 5pm – 7pm @ The Lakeshore Museum Center
Listen to authors Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm speak about their book, Images of America: Muskegon, which chronicles the history of the Muskegon area through beautiful images of the past and detailed narration.
All Access Tours of the Hackley & Hume Historic Site
Friday, September 21, 7pm – 8:30pm @ Hackley & Hume Historic Site
The Hackley & Hume Historic Site features the restored homes of two of the most famous lumber barons in Muskegon. While the site is open regularly to the public, this tour features an all access pass to areas of the homes that are rarely (if ever) seen! Don’t miss this rare event!
Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day
Saturday, September 22nd, 10am – 4:30pm @ Michigan’s Heritage Park
Enjoy an entirely free visit to Michigan’s Heritage Park. Take part in hands-on activities, ask questions to costumed interpreters, and learn about our beautiful area’s long ago past in a way you can’t anywhere else! The theme of the day will be Women Making History: Trailblazers in the Arts, Sciences, Innovation, and Culture.
West Michigan Symphony Presents: Festival Season Opening
Friday, September 28th, 7:30pm @ Frauenthal Theater
Enjoy opening night of the West Michigan Symphony at the Frauenthal Theater in Muskegon. Scott Speck conducts this wonderful evening full of sparkling pieces and lush and powerful sounds.