Blue Water Area Things To Do: 7/11- 7/17

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Blue Water Area Things To Do: 7/11- 7/17


We have a lot of exciting events in our area this weekend and next week! Which will you attend? Let us know your favorites! Are there any we should add to the list? We’d love to hear from you!

Blue Water Fest & Bayview Mackinac Sailboat Race- Friday & Saturday

Friday: Walk along the river to see the sailboats! Enjoy an afternoon at the Art Fair, Carnival, Face Painting, Psychic, Live Music, etc.

Friday Night: Walk along the river to see the sailboats! Enjoy the Carnival, Live Music, etc.

Saturday: Watch the start of the Bayview Mackinac Sailboat Race! Enjoy the Art Fair, Carnival, Face Painting, Live Music, etc.

Saturday Night: Enjoy the Carnival, Live Music, and Lighted Boat Parade, etc.

For additional information, please visit:

Two Rummage Sales- Friday

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1517 10th St., Port Huron, MI 48060 (810) 984-2501

Light of Christ Lutheran Church, 4053 Ravenswood Road, Marysville, MI 48040 (Benefits Blue Water Pregnancy Care Center.)

St. Clair Classic Car Show- Friday

Vintage cars (1989 and older) will be in display starting at noon. Concert in the park 6-9 p.m. Free admission; $10 to enter a car.

Palmer Park, St. Clair, MI 48079

Studio 1219 Exhibits Opening Reception- Friday

6-8 pm Opening Reception for Exhibits by Artists Don Pixley, Shawn Smith, and Spiral Gallery-Betsy Vollmar

1219 Military St., Port Huron, MI. 48060 (810) 984-2787

Watch a play at the Barn Theatre- Friday

8:00 p.m. “Almost, Maine” It’s winter in the town of Almost, Maine and love is in the air this particular Friday night. Residents are finding themselves falling in love in the strangest of ways, knees are bruised, hearts are broken and love is discovered and lost. For the residents of Almost, Maine things will never be the same again. It’s love, but not quite. Side Sections Seats $9. Center Section Seats $10.

242 S. Ridge St., Port Sanilac, MI 48469 (810) 622-9114

Live Music at Lynch’s Irish Tavern- Friday

8 P.M. – Midnight – Voo Doo Doctors

210 Huron Avenue, Port Huron, MI 48060 (810) 824-4021

Karaoke at the Office Lounge- Friday (& Every Weeknight)

9 P.M. Every Weeknight

1951 Water St., Port Huron, MI 48060 (810) 982-1531,%20The&Community=Port%20Huron

Breakfast at Dockside- Saturday

6:30AM – 10:00AM Watch the sailors depart the Black River on race day while enjoying a delicious breakfast with family and friends at the annual Kiwanis Club of Blue Water Area’s “Breakfast at Dockside”. The all you can eat pancake breakfast will be held in the Talmer Bank Parking Garage on the banks of the Black River in downtown Port Huron. Tickets: $6 adults; $5 children 5-12; children under 5 eat free.

Talmer Bank 525 Water St., Port Huron, MI 48060

Vantage Point Farmer’s Market- Saturday & Tuesday

8:00am – 2:00pm The Vantage Point Farmers Market showcases Michigan-grown produce, along with: fresh eggs, honey, maple syrup, bison meat, baked goods, jams, beef, pork, pasta, trees, shrubs, flowers and perennials! Please come down and enjoy top-quality produce while supporting our local farmers.

51 Water Street, Port Huron, MI 48060 810-985-3983

WWII Re-enactors’ Encampment- Saturday & Sunday

9:00a.m.-5:00p.m. There will be public demonstrations of authentic WWII combat, encampment life, and vehicle displays. Cost $1 per adult or $2 per family. Food an drinks available for purchase at site.

Chesterfield Historical Village, 47275 Sugarbush, Chesterfield, MI -Roy or Eileen (586)749-3713

Thumb Print News, July 2014 Edition (Available at many local businesses, usually including Denny’s)

Auditions: “Cinderella: A Fairy Tale Told in Dance” – Saturday

Open ballet/pointe auditions; dancers and acrobats. Beginning to early intermediate 9-10 a.m. Intermediate to advanced 10-11:30 a.m. Gymnasts at either time. For performance by the International Performing Arts Company for February shows. $25 audition fee.

Grace Episcopal Church, 1213 Sixth St., Port Huron, MI 48060 (810) 385-4740

Harsens Island Strawberry Festival- Saturday

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Silent auction, 50/50 raffle, rummage sale, lunch and strawberry desserts.Free Admission. (Costs include ferry ride, and any purchases of items and food)

St. Paul’s Protestant Church 208 Orchid St., Harsens Island, MI 48028 (810) 748-9700

Antique Tractor Show- Sunday

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Vintage tractors, music, enter to win prizes, food available.

Neiman’s Family Market, 1167 S. Carney Drive, St. Clair, MI 48079 (810) 420-0582

Free Twilight Concert Series- Sunday

4:00 p.m.Featuring light and popular music by SC4 Symphonic Band and Jazz Band. On the lawn, weather permitting.

St. Clair County Community College Fine Arts Theatre, 323 Erie St., Port Huron, MI (810) 989-5709

Brass Band Outdoor Concert Series- Sunday

6:00 p.m. Patriotic and sacred brass band music performed by the Salvation Army Band. Hot dogs, chips and drinks provided. Free; donations accepted.

Pine Grove Park, Port Huron, MI 48060 (810) 984-2679

Mad Science Monday

1:00 p.m.-2:00p.m.

St. Clair Library, 310 S. Second St., St. Clair, MI 48079 (810) 329-3951

Drummunity!- Monday

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Rhythmic fun for everyone. Drummunity brings along hundreds of instruments so everyone can try out hand drums and percussion instruments from all over the world.

Main Library, 210 McMorran Blvd., Port Huron, Michigan 48060 (810) 987-7323

Kid Creation – Tuesday

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Come in and make various craft projects. A different project each week for the kids to take home. Registration required. Ages 3-12.

G. Lynn Campbell Library, 1955 Allen Road, Kimball, MI 48074 (810) 982-9171

Family Bike Parade- Tuesday

5:00 pm-7:00 pm Celebrate Fort Sinclair 250th Anniversary! Decorate or dress in colonial or 1764 attire (optional). Meet at Riverview East High School- 301 N. Sixth- front lawn. Bike decorating 5:00pm, Parade 6:00pm end at Community Center-408 S. Fourth Street. Historical Museum tours, activities and Ice Cream Social following parade. Contact the Historical Museum for additional anniversary activities. (810) 329-6888.

Boat Walk at River Street Marina – Tuesday

6:00pm “Walk Michigan” Setting NEW Goals together this Summer! Join Port Huron Parks & Recreation in walking towards a healthier you! Our themed walks are back again! Come Out and enjoy this unique walking program! The mile walks are free non-competitive and open to all ages! Also, once you have walked 5 of the scheduled dates, you will earn this year’s free Walk Michigan t-shirt, brought to you by your friends at Port Huron Hospital! Bring a friend or family member to the walks! Be sure to sign in at ALL walks. For more details on this season’s themes, please visit our website or call us at 810.984.9760. *In the event of inclement weather, walking will be available at the Birchwood Mall. Text “WALKMI” to 57780 to receive alerts and updates for this program.

Big Screens in the Park – Tuesday

Watch ET at Vantage Point! Bring your blankets or lawn chairs for a movie in the park! We will be showing different movies throughout the Summer at several parks! All movies are shown on Tuesday nights. This movie is free of charge and will begin at dusk. (Approx. 9pm) Text 釘IGSCREEN・to 57780 to receive alerts and updates for this program.

51 Water Street, Port Huron, MI 48060

Wildlife Wonders of Michigan Presentation- Wednesday

10:00 a.m. For ages 12 and younger. With Seven Ponds Nature Center.

St. Clair County Library, 210 McMorran Blvd., Port Huron, MI 48060 (810) 987-7323

Community Food Giveaway- Wednesday

12:00 p.m. Take your own boxes and bags; there will be assistance to carry groceries to vehicles. Identification and proof of income are not required.

Crossroads Community Church, 3631 King Road, China, MI 48054 (810) 329-5221

Book Club- Wednesday

1:00 p.m. This month’s selection is “The Help,” by Kathryn Stockett.

G. Lynn Campbell Library, 1955 Allen Road, Kimball, MI 48074 (810) 982-9171

MineCraft Creation Battle- Wednesday

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Teens must have Youth Plus status on library card along with email address. Prizes awarded.

Algonac-Clay Library, 2011 St. Clair River Drive, Algonac, MI 48001 (810) 794-4471

Free Community Supper- Wednesday

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Serving hot dogs and buns, chips, relish tray, fruit and pudding.

First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1623 Washington St., Algonac, MI 48001 (810) 794-4642

Park-It Family Fun Night! – Thursday

6:00 pm-10:00 pm Live entertainment, kids activities, bounce house, prizes followed by a movie under the stars. Music by Ian Smith and Company, 6:30pm Movie: Despicable Me 2, 8:30pm, Free popcorn!

Palmer Park, St. Clair, MI (810) 329-7121


If you have any other weekend activities, add them in the comment section below and I’ll be sure to add them! Thanks and have a beautiful weekend!

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