September Events in White Lake

The Old Farmer’s Almanac has said that fall is almost upon us: September 22nd to be exact. So with this in mind, we’ve started thinking about our favorite early fall activities in and around White Lake—some are for the family, others are perfect for a romantic getaway or a night out with friends, and all are sure to please.

Check ‘em out!

 

Buddy Popps in Concert

Tuesday, Sept 13th

6:30pm

As part of the Summer Ain’t Over Yet concert series put on by Harbor Light Credit Union, Buddy Popps will be appearing in concert at the brand new gazebo in Goodrich Park. Bring your own drinks and snacks and come see Buddy play a great set! Proceeds from this event go to the White Lake Food Pantry.

Location:
Goodrich Park
100 N. Lake St.
Whitehall, MI 49461
(231) 894-4048

 

The Corn Potato String Band – Howmet Playhouse

Saturday, Sept 17th

7:30pm

The Corn Potato String Band will perform Saturday night at Howmet Playhouse in Whitehall, just a few minutes from our lakeside inn. Each member of this three-player group is a multi-instrumentalist, and together, they fuse traditional fiddle with guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass and voice to create beautiful ballads typical of the Central and Southern US. Antiquated styles are their specialty, so if you’re a fan of country rags, ho-downs and southern gospel, this concert is a must!

Location:
Howmet Playhouse
304 S. Mears Ave.
Whitehall, MI 49461
(231) 894-4048

 

Bearded Ladies Men in Concert

Tuesday, Sept 20th

6:30pm

As part of the Summer Ain’t Over Yet concert series, which benefits the White Lake Food Pantry, Bearded Ladies Men will be putting on a stellar set at Goodrich Park in Montague. Bring your friends and family and a blanket or folding chair and enjoy the music and atmosphere!

Location:
Goodrich Park
100 N. Lake St.
Whitehall, MI 49461
(231) 894-4048

 

Playhouse: A Centennial Celebration Show!

Thursday, Sept 22nd – Saturday, Sept 24th

7:30pm 

Congratulations are in order for our local playhouse! The Historic Howmet Playhouse in Whitehall is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and they’re celebrating with three nights of festivities. An original play and music by Kimberly Harsch and Bill Iddings will be performed each night and will feature a wealth of local talent. Come join the fun and celebrate this momentous occasion for the Howmet Playhouse.

Location:
Howmet Playhouse
304 S. Mears Ave.
Whitehall, MI 49461
(231) 894-4048

 

West Michigan Symphony Presents: Heroes and Villains

Friday, Sept 30th

7:30pm 

Let your favorite films come alive with this performance of soundtrack hits by the West Michigan Symphony Orchestra. Celebrating the anthems of all your most beloved heroes as well as those love-to-hate-em villains, this concert is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Location:
Frauenthal Theater
425 W. Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440
(231) 727-8001

 

Other September Events in the Area

These events are ongoing throughout the fall season!

6-Acre Corn Maze at Lewis Farm Market

Lewis Farm Market is a must visit if you have little ones, and fall’s the best time to go. Opening day for “Grandpa’s Corn Maze” is Saturday, September 3rd and it’s always a blast. Each year the maze is brand new!

Also keep in mind that Lewis Farm Market has a bunch of fun, family-friendly events year-round. On September 17th and 18th is “Rock 101 Weekend,” and September 24th and 25th will be the much anticipated S’Mores Summer Festival. Be sure to check out the rest of their calendar on their website!

Location:
Lewis Farm Market
4180 W. M-20
New Era, MI 49446
(231) 861-5730

 

Montague Farmers’ Market

Each summer and fall, the Downtown Development Authority oversees the Montague Farmers’ Market at the corner of Water and Church. Come and shop the bountiful selection of fresh produce, baked goods, honey, maple syrup and other local products that the market has to offer! These items make great treasures to take home from your vacations—and excellent gifts!

Location:
Southeast corner of Water St. and Church St.—one block south of stoplight
Montague, MI 49437
(231) 893-1155

 

Muskegon Irish Music Festival

Thursday, Sept 15th – Sunday,  18th 

Whether you’ve got Irish blood coursing through your veins or not, Muskegon’s Irish Music Festival is a guaranteed fun time. Now in its 17th year,  the festival has four covered stages, all with lineups of top quality Irish entertainment. Come to hear the traditional music or take part in the limerick contest! There are even venders selling Irish creations and gifts and activities for the kids. While you’re there, be sure to enjoy a pint and some authentic Irish soda bread or fresh baked pretzels too!

Location:
Heritage Landing
1050 7th St.
Muskegon, MI 49440

 

Harpeth Rising Concert

Saturday, Sept 10th 7:30pm

The Block in nearby downtown Muskegon offers an eclectic mix of musical performances throughout the year. Enjoy the stunning melodies of chamber-folk group Harpeth Rising while you sip a drink from the bar at this stylish venue. Harpeth Rising plays a fusion of classical, folk, rock and newgrass.

Location:
The Block
360 W. Western Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440

Don’t Forget to Book Your Stay at The Weathervane Inn!

September is the perfect time to reserve your room at The Weathervane Inn. The weather is still warm enough to enjoy being outdoors, and there’s always a lot going on as you can see!

Pick and choose from the events above, or take in some nature trails and gorgeous Lake Michigan sunsets while you’re here. We also have a splendid selection of local food and drink in the area—The Weathervane Inn is located right near the downtown areas of Montague and Whitehall. Both are in walking distance from our doorstep!

And naturally, The Weathervane Inn has an array of contemporary designed guest rooms with wonderful amenities to make your stay complete. We’re a perfect retreat for couples, families or friend groups.

To lock in your reservation, use the simple form at the top of this page or give our front desk a call. We look forward to welcoming you!

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