What's On This Weekend: August 26-28

August 26, 2016

The summer fun is winding down here in Southwest Michigan as the weather turns a notch cooler and Labor Day looms on the horizon. Take advantage of smaller crowds and milder temperatures to finish off those summer bucket lists, enjoy the summer U-picks before they give way to fall apples and explore your local parks and nature preserves.

 

Friday

 

  • ​Nab tickets to see a kid-pleasing performance of "Shrek: The Musical" in Saugatuck (through Sunday)

  • Let the littles get creative at ArtQuest while you have a leisurely lunch or do some shopping in downtown South Haven

  • Watch as skilled puppeteers bring beloved fairytales to life in downtown Saugatuck (through Saturday)

  • Head to the YMCA in St. Joe for its "Chalk the Block" Family Night, with a BBQ, games and special in-pool viewing of "The Good Dinosaur"

  • Explore the magical side of Holland State Park on a Harry Potter-themed hike and then enjoy an evening by the campfire

 

Saturday

 

  • See live art demonstrations and enjoy a scenic walk through the woods and along the beach at the Pilgrim Haven Art Walk

  • Discover an enchanted world as you explore nature and search for fairies in Holland State Park, then sit down to a tea party (costumes encouraged)

  • Check out the Dr. Seuss exhibit at the South Haven Center for the Arts (through Oct. 1)

  • Take the kids for hands-on learning and crafts at the Curious Kids' Museum's Super Saturday in St. Joseph

  • Ride the carousel at dusk and watch the childhood classic "Homeward Bound" under the stars in St. Joseph 

 

Sunday


Check the Southwest Michigan Kids calendar for the full details.

 

 

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