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Disney’s Newsies runs August 8 - 20 at  The Barn Theatre in Augusta.
Disney’s Newsies runs August 8 - 20 at The Barn Theatre in Augusta.

Things to Do (Aug. 4 – 10)

As the Summer gets shorter and shorter, now is the time to find some things to do in the mitten to make some memories! Check out our list of things to do in the coming weekend and week.  There has to be something here that can get you out and loving our Michigan. In the meantime, we will see you on the radio. Thanks for the continued support of Behind The Mitten.

 

Ann Arbor Summer Festival, June 9-Aug. 27; Ann Arbor; www.a2sf.org

Interlochen Arts Festival, July 1 – Aug. 19; Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen; www.interlochen.org

Hockey – The Musical!, July 13-Aug. 6; City Theatre in Detroit; www.olympiaentertainment.com

The Lion in Winter – starring Robert Newman & Kim Zimmer, July 25 – Aug. 6; The Barn Theatre in Augusta; http://barntheatreschool.org/

Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival, July 28-Aug. 6; Grand Haven; www.coastguardfest.org

Cass County Fair, July 30-Aug. 5; Cassopolis; www.mycasscountyfair.com

Ingham County Fair, July 31-Aug. 5; Mason; www.inghamfair.org

The Outsiders, Aug. 3-5; Midland Center for the Arts in Midland; www.mcfta.org

Milan Bluegrass Festival, Aug. 3-5; KC Campground in Milan; www.facebook.com/greenwoodfreedomfest/

Kalamazoo Ribfest, Aug. 3-5; Arcadia Creek Festival Place in Kalamazoo; www.kalamazooribfest.com

State Games of America, Aug. 3-6; Grand Rapids; www.stategamesofamerica.com

Boyne Falls Polish Festival, Aug. 3-6; Boyne Falls; www.boynefallspolishfestival.com

US-127 National Yard Sale, Aug. 3-6; Hudson; www.ci.hudson.mi.us

Coloma Glad Peach Festival, Aug. 3-6; Coloma; www.colomapeachfest.com

Onekama Days, Aug. 3-7; Onekama; www.visitmanisteemichigan.com

Rascal Flatts, 9 pm Aug. 4; FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek; www.firekeeperscasino.com SOLD OUT

80’s Summer Bash, Howard Jones, English Beat, Men Without Hats, Modern English, Paul Young, Katrina, Aug. 4; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre; www.palacenet.com

R. Kelly, 8 pm Aug. 4; Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant; www.soaringeaglecasino.com

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, 7:30 pm Aug. 4; Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor; www.michtheater.org

State Games of America Opening Ceremony, Aug. 4; Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids; www.stategamesofamerica.com

Grand Funk Railroad, Aug. 4; Kalamazoo Ribfest at Arcadia Creek Festival Place in Kalamazoo; www.kalamazooribfest.com

Mackinaw Area Historic Festival, Aug. 4-5; Heritage Village in Mackinaw City; www.mackinawhistory.org

Bath Days Festival, Aug. 4-5; Bath; www.bathdays.com

Lansing JazzFest, Aug. 4-5; Old Town in Lansing; www.jazzlansing.com

Blue Water Blues and Brews Festival, Aug. 4-5; Port Huron; www.

Allen Park Arts & Crafts Street Fair, Aug. 4-5; Allen Park; www.allenparkstreetfair.org

Brighton Fine Art & Acoustic Music Festival, Aug. 4-6; Brighton; www.brightoncoc.org

Buy Michigan Now Festival, Aug. 4-6; Northville; www.buymichigannowfest.com

Marine City Maritime Days, Aug. 4-6; Marine City; www.maritimedays.com

Vassar River Fest, Aug. 4-6; Vassar; www.vassarriverfest.org

Fish Sandwich Festival, Aug. 4-6; Bay Port; www.bayportchamber.com

Marion Days, Aug. 4-6; Marion; www.marionmichigan.com

Dearborn Homecoming Festival, Aug. 4-6; Dearborn; www.cityofdearborn.org

International Ironworkers Festival, Aug. 4-6; Mackinaw City; www.mackinawcity.net

St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit Annual Highland Games, Aug. 4-6; Livonia; www.detroitscots.com

Tesla, Red Reign, Aug. 5; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Rev Run from Run DMC, Aug. 5; Kalamazoo Ribfest at Arcadia Creek Festival Place in Kalamazoo; www.kalamazooribfest.com

Short’s Fest 2017, 4 pm Aug. 5;  Short’s Brewing Company Production Facility in Elk Rapids; www.shortsbrewing.com

Michigan Honey Festival, Aug. 5; Frankenmuth; www.michiganhoneyfestival.com

Hop Riot Beer Fest, Aug. 5; Downtown Bay City; www.facebook.com/pg/hopriotfest/about/?ref=page_internal

Lone Ranger Festival, Aug. 5; Oxford; www.rodcharles.wixsite.com/home-of-the-mask

Good Times in Goodrich, Aug. 5; Goodrich; www.goodrichfestival.com

Croswell Swinging Bridge Festival, Aug. 5; Croswell; www.croswellevents.weebly.com

Boats On The Boardwalk, Aug. 5; Boardman River boardwalk in Traverse City; www.nwcacbs.com

Waterfront Arts Festival, Aug. 5; Escanaba; www.bonifasarts.org

Tawas Uncork’d, Aug. 5; East Tawas Harbor Park in East Tawas; www.facebook.com/pg/TawasUncorkd/about/?ref=page_internal

Vegbash, noon-10 pm Aug. 5; Washtenaw County Fairgrounds in Ann Arbor; www.vegbash.com

Island Art Fair, Aug. 5; Grand Ledge; www.ledgecraftlane.com

Lake Odessa Art in the Park, Aug. 5; Lake Odessa; www.lakeodessaarts.com

Lexington Fine Arts Street Fair, Aug. 5-6; Lexington; www.lexingtonmichigan.org

East Jordan Portside Art Fair, Aug. 5-6; East Jordan; www.portsideartsfair.org

Good Times in Goodrich, Aug. 5-6; Goodrich; www.goodrichfestival.com

Grand Blanc Summer Arts Fair, Aug. 5-6; Grand Blanc; www.grandblancartscouncil.org

Nitro Circus, 7 p.m. Aug. 6; Fifth Third Ballpark; www.fifththirdballpark.com

I Love The 90’s The Party Continues, 7:30 pm Aug. 6; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; www.palacenet.com

Fastball, Aug. 6; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Shiawassee County Fair, Aug. 6-12; Corunna; www.shiawasseefair.com

Jackson County Fair, Aug. 6-12; Jackson; www.jacksoncountyfair.net

Northwestern Michigan Fair, Aug. 6-12; Northwestern Michigan Fairgrounds in Traverse City; www.northwesternmichiganfair.net/

Linkin Park, Machine Gun Kelly, Aug. 7; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; www.palacenet.com

James Taylor & His All-Star Band, Bonnie Raitt, Aug. 8; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; www.palacenet.com

Santana, Ann Wilson, 7 pm Aug. 8; Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant; www.soaringeaglecasino.com

Disney’s Newsies, August 8 – 20; The Barn Theatre in Augusta; http://barntheatreschool.org/

Santana, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9; Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill in Sterling Heights; www.palacenet.com

Pentatonix, Aug. 9; Meadow Brook Theatre; www.palacenet.com

Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home “Love and Comedy” Tour, Aug. 9; Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids; www.meijergardens.org

Unity Christian Music Festival, Aug. 9-12; Muskegon; www.unitymusicfestival.com

Hockey – The Musical!, Aug. 9-12; City Opera House in Traverse City; www.hockeymusical.com

Grand Rapids Restaurant Week, Aug. 9-20; Various restaurants in Grand Rapids area; www.experiencegr.com

Salt-N-Pepa with Tone Loc, 8 pm Aug. 10; Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen; www.interlochen.org

Tower of Power, 8 pm Aug. 10; MotorCity Casino in Detroit; www.olympiaentertainment.com

Jackson Browne, Aug. 10; Redford Theatre in Redford; www.redfordtheatre.com

Gloria Trevi vs Alejandra Guzman, Aug. 10; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; www.palacenet.com

Antrim County Fair, Aug. 10-12; Bellaire; www.antrimcountyfair.com

Millington Old-Fashioned Summer Festival, Aug. 9-13; Millington; www.millingtonsummerfestival.com

National Blueberry Festival, Aug. 10-13; South Haven; www.blueberryfestival.com

New Buffalo Ship & Shore Festival, Aug. 10-13; New Buffalo; www.newbuffalo.org

Stanton Old Fashioned Days 2017, Aug. 10-13; Stanton; www.stantonofd.com

Frankenmuth Summer Music Fest, Aug. 10-18; Frankenmuth; www.frankenmuthfestivals.com

 

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