We are headed to the beach as soon as I hit "publish," so let's keep this short and sweet. Check out what's happening in the area this weekend and dive into something fun. There's an art block party, classic car cruise, lavender festival, movies under the stars, a museum "campout" and so much more.
Enjoy this beautiful July weekend, friends!
Celebrate the peak lavender season with live music, face painting and kid-friendly activities at Summerhouse Lavender Farm's Bloom Festival in Fennville (through Sunday)
While the evening away with games, dancing, food and drink at the Krasl Art Center's Block Party & Beach Exhibition Opening in St Joe
Make paper lanterns, binoculars and other campfire related crafts and snacks at the First Friday: Campout event at the kids' museum in Fennville
Cozy up for an all-ages, under-the-stars theatrical experience at the Niles' Riverfront Park
Check out dozens of classic cars, music and barbecue fare during the Classic Car Cruise in Zeeland
Spend a fairytale afternoon with Cinderella, Tiana and Belle at the Oshtemo Library
Get to the Gridiron in downtown South Bend for games and a free screening of Goonies
Test out some of the latest, coolest toys at Tip Toes in Holland
Mark Binder Park Zoo's Zoorific Kids Day and Lemur Lap with heaps of fun activities in Battle Creek
See the whimsical Grand Haven Musical Fountain light show set to classic movie tunes
Grab a blanket and popcorn and watch Harry Potter outdoors at the Whirlpool Centennial Park in St Joe
Ride the 1950s Diesel Replica at Eden Springs Park in Benton Harbor and discover a fascinating slice of history
Explore fabulous works of art and kids' activities at the Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff in St Joe
Head to your nearest U-pick for blueberries, raspberries, cherries and more
Spend the day sun bathing at one of the area's most picturesque beaches
Check out all the spectacular details and more on the Southwest Michigan Kids calendar.