Manistee County Calendar of Events Features Civic Actors, High School Productions, Sculpture Tours

Looking for something to do? Here is a list of local events and activities in Manistee County and beyond.

To submit an event, email the time, date and location information to [email protected]

Recurring events

• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Manistee Historical Museum, Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 425 River St., Manistee

• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Benzie Area Historical Museum. Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, 6941 Traverse Ave., Benzonia

• Celebrating Recovery Program at 6:00 pm Wednesdays at The United Methodist Church. A Christ-centered 12-step recovery program that provides a safe environment.


• 3-5 p.m., study room, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• Pickleball 10 am to 12:30 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee.

• Benzie Sunrise Rotary now meets in person from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. on Tuesdays in the Labrador Room at the Lucky Dog Bar & Grille in Beulah. Zoom options also available. Info: benziesunriserotary.org

• The Benzie Shores District Library offers weekly activities. Circle Time for Babies and Toddlers at 10 a.m. on Mondays, learn about the library’s digital services on Tech Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Movies for Multitaskers, where visitors can work on a project and watch films at the library from 1 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays.

• 5:30-6:30pm Tuesdays, Manistee County Young Life club at Armory Youth Project in Manistee. Info: manisteecounty.younglife.org or [email protected]

• Thursday noon lunches for seniors at the Maple Grove Township Community Center in Kaleva.

April 28

• At noon, lunch for seniors at the Maple Grove Township Community Center in Kaleva. Free for Manistee County seniors; optional donation $3

• 5:00-7:00 p.m., Kaleva Lions Club Pastie Dinner at the Lions Club, 14361 Nine Mile Road in Kaleva. The cost is $10. Info: 231-362-3174.

• 6:00 pm Vermicomposting with worms, with Elana Warsen of Michigan Worm Works at Grow Benzie, 5885 Frankfort Hwy. in Benzonia. Free event, worms/kits available for purchase.

• 7:30 pm, The Manistee Civic Players perform “You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running” at the Ramsdell Theatre. Ticket information: ramsdelltheatre.org

April 29

• 7 pm, “James and the giant peach Jr”. in the auditorium of Frankfurt High School

• 7:30 pm, The Manistee Civic Players perform “You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running” at the Ramsdell Theatre. Ticket information: ramsdelltheatre.org

April 30

• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Spring Fling Health & Wellness Market at Grow Benzie, 5885 Frankfort Hwy. in Benzonia. Includes 25 vendors. Free. To register: growbenzie.org/market

• 4 pm Quarter Paddle Auction at Onekama Lions Club, Manistee County Fairgrounds Lion’s Den. Proceeds support the Onekama Lions. Information: 231-690-5790.

• 7 pm, “James and the giant peach Jr”. in the auditorium of Frankfurt High School

• 7:30 pm, The Manistee Civic Players perform “You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running” at the Ramsdell Theatre. Ticket information: ramsdelltheatre.org

• To celebrate International Sculpture Day, Michigan Legacy Art Park is offering free self-guided tours sharing over 50 works of art, over 30 poetry stones, and 2 miles of walking trails. Info: michlegacyartpark.org

MAY

1st May

• 2 p.m., “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” in the auditorium of Frankfurt High School

• 2:00 p.m., The Manistee Civic Players perform “You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running” at the Ramsdell Theatre. Ticket information: ramsdelltheatre.org

May 5

• 5-7 pm Benzie Area Chamber of Commerce’s Off the Clock at the Frankfort Hotel & Restaurant, 231 Main St. in Frankfort. Info: business.benzie.org

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