Mears Art and Craft Fair Saturday

July 16, 2014

MEARS — Check out all of the beautiful arts and crafts this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the annual Mears Art and Craft Fair in Johnson Square. The event, in its approximate 25th year, will offer a separate section for 10-15 direct sales vendors, Golden Township officials said. Of the 83 spots available for arts and crafts,…

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Cats and Jammers to perform Friday

July 15, 2014

HART — As part of the “Fridays in Hart” concert series, Cats and Jammers is set to perform this Friday at 7 p.m. at the Hart Historic District, at 100 Union St. Concerts are every Friday at 7 p.m. in July and August. Donations are taken. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket, and pop and popcorn will be available…

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Take it to Hart Car Show pre-registration deadline

July 15, 2014

HART — The pre-registration deadline for the Take it to Hart Car Show is this Saturday, July 19. For those who pre-register, the cost is $8. Registration the day of the event, which is next Saturday July 26, is $10 and takes place from 8-10 a.m. Contact Gary Deuling at Hart NAPA Auto Parts Store, 65 S. State St., 873-5687,…

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Blooming Arts Garden Walk & Art Auction

July 15, 2014
Blooming Arts Garden Walk & Art Auction

PENTWATER — Tour gorgeous gardens and watch artists in action during the Fourth Annual Blooming Arts Garden Walk & Art Auction Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Garden Club of Pentwater and the Pentwater Arts Council once again join forces to feature many lovely gardens in the Pentwater area, along with artist demonstrations in the gardens and on…

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Celebrate ‘100 Years of the Golden Fair’

July 15, 2014

MEARS — Celebrate the “100 years of the Golden Fair” with the Oceana County Historical & Genealogical Society this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the grand opening of the exhibit at the Old Town Hall on the corner of Fox Road and Morrison Street. The exhibit will be open to the public every Saturday and Sunday…

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Pentwater welcomes new officers

July 15, 2014
Pentwater welcomes new officers

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. PENTWATER — Police Chief Laude Hartrum introduced three new officers and a summer cadet during Monday night’s village council meeting. The new officers join a staff that totals three full-time and five part-time employees. – Michael Dunneback is new full-time officer who was hired in October. A graduate of the Grand Valley State University Police…

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Music on the Commons

July 14, 2014
Music on the Commons

HART — Singer and songwriter Ashley Youngstrom will perform Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. as part of the Music on the Commons concert series. The series offers free concerts on Tuesday nights in July and August at the Hart Commons, at the corner of State and Main streets overlooking beautiful Hart Lake. Youngstrom will take her audience from bittersweet to upbeat…

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Pentwater Sportfishing Mini Tournament

July 14, 2014
Pentwater Sportfishing Mini Tournament

PENTWATER — The Pentwater Sportfishing Association is hosting a Mini Tournament this Saturday, July 19, beginning at 6 a.m. with a shotgun start. The weigh-in is set for 1 p.m. at the Village Marina. The cost to enter the tourney is $10, and entrants pay at weigh-in. First place wins 50 percent of the daily purse; second place receives 30…

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Night at the Lights

July 14, 2014
Night at the Lights

SILVER LAKE — The 2014 Night at the Lights Sable Point Lighthouse Keepers Association welcomes Ark Harbor for a free evening performance at the Little Sable Point Lighthouse Wednesday, July 16, from 7-8 p.m. Ark Harbor features three veteran folk guitarists with a unique blend of soft rock, blues, folk and hauntingly beautiful ballads that will touch your heart. They…

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Fascinatin’ Rhythms Tuesday evening

July 14, 2014
Fascinatin’ Rhythms Tuesday evening

PENTWATER — Enjoy Fascinatin’ Rhythms Tuesday, July 15, beginning at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, located at the corner of First and Rush streets. Hosted by the Friends of Pentwater Library, the Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra will provide top-notch entertainment. For more than 35 years, the Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra has been one of Michigan’s premier jazz ensembles. The…

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Let’s go fly a kite!

July 14, 2014
Let’s go fly a kite!

PENTWATER — Learn how to make a kite and fly it on the beach this evening, July 14, at Charles Mears State Park. Kite Making 101 begins at 7 p.m. Air Fun Kites of Pentwater is sponsoring this fun event, and all materials will be provided. Participants are to meet at the beach pavilion. The program will last approximately one…

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EF food drive collects over 21,000 meals

July 12, 2014
EF food drive collects over 21,000 meals

ROTHBURY — Electric Forest’s “Roy Price Memorial Food Drive” collected 21,236 meals during this year’s festival — the largest amount yet. Over 52,000 meals have been collected by EF in the last four years, organizers said. This year’s donations went to local food pantries at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rothbury Community Church, Lebanon Lutheran Church, Teen Challenge and Shiloh Tabernacle. Last…

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