Enjoy Concerts and Performances During the Holidays

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Photography by Marion Riedl
What would the holidays be without music? We are blessed to have so many opportunities in our area to enjoy church and school choirs, band concerts, and dance recitals. The wonderful Christmas concerts put on by the talented musicians from the area schools and by West Shore Community College are not to be missed. In addition, there are dance recitals and holiday plays to put you in a festive mood.

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Here's the 2018 schedule. More events will be added as they become available:



November
  • 20 - OJ Middle School & LHS Choirs Concert, 7:30pm, Ludington.
  • 29 - Ludington 5th Grade Talent Show, Foster School, Ludington.
  • 30 - MCC Middle School Choir, 7th/8th Grade Band & Beginning Band Concert, 7pm, AO Carlson gymnasium, Scottville.
  • 30 - "The Nutcracker," 8pm, Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
  • 30 - Manistee Civic Players presents Christmas on Angel Street, 7:30pm, Manistee High School Auditorium, Manistee.

December
  • 1-9 - "The Nutcracker", Friday & Saturday at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
  • 1 & 2 - Manistee Civic Players presents Christmas on Angel Street, 7:30pm Saturday & 2pm Sunday, Manistee High School Auditorium, Manistee.
  • 2 - Christmas by Candlelight Concert, 7pm, Centenary United Methodist Church, 82 S. Hancock in downtown Pentwater.
  • 3 - MCC High School Band and Choir Concert, 7:30pm, AO Carlson gymnasium, Scottville.
  • 4 - Mason County Eastern band concert, 7pm, MCE High School Gym.
  • 6 - Victorian Choral Concert by Manistee Choral Society, 7pm, First Congregational Church in Manistee.
  • 6 - WSCC Jazz Band, 7:30pm, WSCC Center Stage Theater, Scottville.
  • 7 - "We'll Be Home for the Holidays", annual program of favorite holiday tunes and tales, 7pm, Ludington Area Center for the Arts.
  • 9 - LHS Band Concert, 2pm, Peterson Auditorium, Ludington.
  • 9 - Annual Christmas Concert,, 6pm, First Baptist Church of Pentwater.
  • 9 - St. Lucia Festival of Lights, 6pm, Emanuel Lutheran Church, Ludington.
  • 10 - WSCC Gold Coast Chorale 7:30pm, WSCC Center Stage Theater, Scottville.
  • 10 - MCC Kindergarten Christmas Program 6pm, A.O. Carlson Auditorium, Scottville.
  • 11 - MCC 1st & 2nd Grade Christmas program, 6pm, A.O. Carlson Auditorium, Scottville
  • 11 - Hart Performing Arts Series: Spanish Brass, 7:30pm, Hart Middle School Auditorium.
  • 11 - OJ Middle School Band Concert, 7:30pm-8:30pm, Peterson Auditorium, Ludington.
  • 11 - Pentwater Elementary Music K-4 Winter Program, 6pm, Pentwater School.
  • 12 - WSCC Chamber Wind Symphony & Percussion Ensemble 7:30pm, Shelby High School Auditorium, Shelby.
  • 13 - Ludington Kindergarten Christmas Concert, 7-8pm, Lakeview Elementary School.
  • 13 - Manistee 8th, Jazz & MHS Christmas Concert, 7pm, Manistee High School.
  • 14 - Celebrate Hope of Christmas (Mark Smeby), 6:30pm, Faith Covenant Church, 475 Eighth St., Manistee.
  • 15 - Letha Fulton School of Dance Christmas Show, 1pm and 6pm, Peterson Auditorium, Ludington.
  • 15 - Merry Christmas Darling : Carpenter's Christmas 8pm, Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.
  • 16- WSCC Concert Choir, 2pm, WSCC Center Stage Theater, Scottville.
  • 16 - Manistee Youth Chorus Concert 2pm, Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
  • 19 - Pentwater 5th & 6th, Junior High & High School Winter Concert,, 7pm, Pentwater School.
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For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:


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Ludington Activities & Things to Do -- Play on a beautiful beach, take a tour at Historic White Pine Village, or explore the barn quilt trail, murals or sculptures in the county--Ludington offers many fun things to do for the entire family!
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.




Last Updated: 12-01-2018 11:07 AM ID: 1003