What’s happening this weekend
We're nearly a week into the last real month of summer so beyond our smattering of suggestions there are ample opportunities to swim, paddle, pickleball, tube, disc golf, hike, or just sit someplace comfy and enjoy the lack of layering.
It looks to be an environmental kind of weekend.
The BPW is hosting a tire collection day taking in all the used rubber you can roll in...well up to 10 that is. However, townships who earlier this year amassed a number of these potential backyard swings, race track cushions, football practice aids, etc. can haul in up to 200 for disposal.
NCDC Dale Twing: "With a lot of help from the Newaygo County Road Commission, many volunteers, the board of public works, and the staff at the drain office we have successfully removed thousands of old tires from our county."
This event is free, mind you, but don’t be cheap. Maybe toss a donation to the recycling efforts that help the effort to keep our community unspoiled. See the article here:
Interested in helping clean up the Mighty Muskegon, the supreme stream in these parts of our bipeninsular paradise? Look no further than Bridgeton for the 10th annual Muskegon River Cleanup, a popular initiative that has produced an absolute plethora of intriguing items, objects, artifacts, and stuff. Returnables alone often dwarf the collection sites of school can drives and if you’ve ever been around the holding spot for such drives…
But back to the river. These are fun folks, they’ve made a huge dent in debris and they have cool giveaways. Here’s the skinny from a photo of a flyer they sent.
Laughs on the Pond
The Driftwood’s deck is one of my all time favorite spots to spend some time on a summer afternoon enjoying a beverage and a bite (love the BLT's) with LSC Lil. On weekends they tend bring in some really fine regional cover bands filling the pond with country, rock and country/rock.
Friday night starting at 7pm they’re tossing in a bit of comedy when Fresh Ghost, a duo who have been making the rounds in the West Mitten area, presents their show.. Our last exposure to local laughs of the stand up variety was during the heyday of the Marvelous Megan Wirts who has remained on a lengthy sabbatical from the stage. A high bar indeed, Fresh Ghost. Let’s see what you’ve got.
Deb and the Dynamics will be laying down some serious tunes at the wonderfully worth the drive eatery known as the Chase Smokehouse this Sunday from 2-5pm.
Good band, good food, good atmosphere and did I mention the food?
We consider the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival one of 5 major lakeshore events along with the Irish Music Fest, the Tulip Fest, The Venetian Fest and the short rib bourguignon dinner at Hearthstone Bistro.
It’s the second weekend, it runs through Sunday and there is a lot going on in GH. And a lot of people will be there to take in the goings on as well as taking in a stroll on that epic Boardwalk.
There you go. Stuff to do, things to see, places to go.
If you have something going on let us know and we’ll give it a shout.
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