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We Love Michigan Weekend at Howmet Playhouse

We  Love Michigan Weekend at Howmet Playhouse

Michigan Music and Documentaries
August 11-13

Aug 11 Shout Sister Shout

Cool down on a hot August night with the cool, sweet jazz stylings of Shout Sister Shout featuring Rachel Davis. “The quintet is a tribute to the smoky, sophisticated sound of 1930s and '40s jazz, with plenty of influence from Cole Porter, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole Trio, and Sarah Vaughan, and it's a trip to hear Davis channel those old greats. Of course, it doesn't hurt to have a bunch of guys playing the heck out of vintage instruments as backup.” The Metro Times- Detroit, MI

Aug 12    Locally Buzzed: The Great Michigan Beer Movie

Howmet Playhouse presents "Anybody for Murder?"

July 21-23, 7:30 pm, Howmet Playhouse

by Brian Clemens and Dennis Spooner
Directed by Debra Freeberg

This murderous farce promises big laughs and a few gasps as six people on a Greek island plot to get the best of one another. Poison, wigs, a row boat, a million-dollar inheritance, a mistress, an unknown cousin and her lawyer husband, and the mystery writer-next-door will surely to have you in stitches and asking the question, “Anybody for Murder?”

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CMU’s Summer Theater returns to Howmet Playhouse

CMU’s Summer Theater returns to Howmet Playhouse

July 14 - Guest Artist by Jeff Daniels
Pulitzer-prize winning and alcoholic playwright Joseph Harris arrives in Stubenville, OH, to write a play comissioned by a local theater and is met by a callow intern. Set in a small town bus station, Guest Artist delivers a funny and touching story about a young playwright’s struggle when he meets his aging, washed-up playwriting idol.  Not suitable for young audiences.

July 15 - Shivaree by William Mastrosimone

Sweet Adelines at the Montague Band Shell

Sweet Adelines at the Montague Band Shell

The acapella group, Sweet Adelines, will perform at the Montague Band Shell on Tuesday, July 12th, from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM. This event is free and open to the public! For more information, call Judy at 231-893-2524. www.artscoucilofwhitelake.org

Cruz'In 2011!

Cruz'In 2011 . . . A NEW gathering location for an Old Favorite.

Cars from the Cruz’In era will be roaring into Montague and Whitehall Friday, July 29 for the popular Cruz'In the annual free, non-alcohol, family event.  The parade will include pre-1975 classic cars, hot rods and muscle cars.

Cruz’In has grown every year with last year’s attendance over 5,000 people and included 500 classic cars in the parade.

A new twist this year will be the gathering area before the parade. Due to construction at Whitehall Middle School parking lot, the cars will have a new line-up area. The classic cars will follow the signs and gather at Funnell Field in Whitehall.

Additionally, to make room for the additional cars expected this year additional street areas will be blocked off in Montague. Closed areas include: Dowling Street - from the stoplight to Old Channel Trail; Ferry Street from Church to Hunt Streets; and Spring Street from Water to past Ferry Street.

Large Crowd Celebrates New MAPS Facilities

Large Crowd Celebrates New MAPS Facilities

From: http://www.montague.k12.mi.us/

On June 12 a large crowd helped dedicate two new MAPS buildings--the Montague Area Childhood Center and the Arland Cederquist Transportation and Maintanance Facility.
The perfect summer afternoon featured Jacquie Wood-trained singers and drummers, the raising of an American flag from the battlefield in Afghanistan, ribbon cutting, remarks from Representative Holly Hughes, URS architects, Triangle Construction and from MAPS leaders.  Author Denise Rowe read and acted out one of her original works.  Families enjoyed cake, building tours and pride in what our community has accomplished.  Click for pictures.

Detroit Lions Youth Football Camp

Detroit Lions Youth Football Camp

Come join us for our second consecutive summer youth football camp in Whitehall on Monday, July 25th-Thursday, July 28th 2011. The camp will span over the course of four days with a cost of $159 per camper. Camp is open to boys and girls between the ages of 6-14 and will include the following benefits:

  • Four day of quality football instruction from our experienced coaching staff
  • Special former or current Detroit Lions player visit
  • Lions camp t-shirt
  • Skills contests and scrimmages
  • Week-long awards and trophies
  • Special Lions good bag with memorabilia

And much much more...come be part of the fun and join us, but hurry as spots are limited and registrations are going fast! You can complete your registration form and get additional information by clicking here.