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Events and Festivals

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We revel at the thought of our hometown heritage and celebrate the unexpected in all that is art. Harbor Country fills a calendar with its many reasons for a festival or unique event.

Our website is updated regularly with activities and events held at the eclectic array of venues in Harbor Country. If the weekend seems way too quiet, you might not be looking hard enough.
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2016 Biennial Sculpture Invitational

Apr 29 - Jun 26, 2016
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Krasl Art Center, 707 Lake Blvd, St. Joseph
Website: www.krasl.org
Phone: 269.983.0271

This exhibition series, begun in 1996, showcases new and exciting contemporary sculpture throughout the community. Varying styles, techniques and genres of sculpture inhabit St. Joseph and Benton Harbor for 18 months. Their colorful and creative forms transform local landscapes, adding new interest to familiar sites. 

EXHIBITION DATES INDOORS: APRIL 29 - JUNE 26, 2016 OUTDOORS: APRIL 29, 2016 – SEPTEMBER 2017

Dablon Winery Hosts Ladies Night

May 5, 2016
Time: 06:00 PM To 08:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Dablon Winery & Vineyard
Contact: Laura Gelder
Phone: 269-422-2846

Enjoy an evening out with your friends as you indulge in wine & shopping! Our spring ladies night is the perfect chance to purchase a gift for your Mom for Mothers Day.

Vendors:

The Luxe Wagon

Indigo Hen-Catherine Van Til

Silpada

Pillow Talk

Lifetherapy

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016

Time: 6pm-8pm

See   http://www.dablon.com/ladies-night-at-dablon-winery  for vendor details.

Opening Reception:Out of Shadows, Signatures of All Things, and Discarded Memories

May 6, 2016
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Lubeznik Center for the Arts
Contact: Angie Carlson
Phone: 2198744900

Out of Shadows (Hyndman Gallery) features paper installations by Yoonshin Park and Richard Shipps. Park creates the paper in her installations, whereas Shipps cuts it. Their installations convey a fragile balance, yet can be shaped to create a complex volume, surface, and presence. Signatures of All Things (Brincka/Cross Gallery) features re-configured found images that have been turned into ambiguous narrative collages by artist Doug Stapleton. Discarded Memories (Susan Block Gallery) features recycled mixed media pieces by Kass Copeland. She creates her work by

re-constructing discarded furniture and household items found in the alleys of her Chicago neighborhood. Meet the artists and enjoy light bites catered by Shoreline Brewery.

First Fridays @5

May 6 - Sep 2, 2016
Time: 06:00 PM
Location: Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. 2nd St., Michigan City, IN
Phone: 219.874.4900

Lubeznik Center for the Arts First Fridays at Five, First Friday of every month, 6-9pm (ET).  Enjoy art, music, refreshments and more at our popular after-hours event. 101 W 2nd St, Michigan City, IN, 219-874-4900, lubeznikcenter.org 

13th Anniversary Celebration

May 20 - 27, 2016
Location: Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Dr, Three Oaks
Phone: 269-756-3879

May 20-27  Acorn Theater’s 13th Anniversary Week Celebration. The celebration kicks off on May 20th with American Idol Casey Abrams, followed by The Newports featuring local favorite, Bill Bielby and his band from the south side of Chicago. Topping it off on May 27th  will be Jazz Saxophone Legend Ernie Watts joining Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues band. Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Dr, Three Oaks, 269-756-3879, acorntheater.com

Blue Moon Vintage Market

May 27 - 30, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Blue Moon Vintage Market, 16860 Three Oaks Rd, Three Oaks
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Contact: Jen Kerr
Phone: 2198510900

Blue Moon Vintage Market is a 6,000+ square foot market that offers vintage, primitives, architectural pieces, re-purposed creations, a large salvage room with barn wood,doors, windows, hinges, etc., Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, and more!  This market is made up of several vendors and the items are all inter-mingled and staged (no individual booth spaces inside the market).  New items are brought out throughout the weekend.  Just  a mile north of downtown Three Oaks!! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Periscope! NO ENTRY FEE!!

Classic Car Cruise

Jun 1 - Oct 5, 2016
Time: 06:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Downtown New Buffalo
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Contact: Cathi
Phone: 312-965-9114

Over 80 classic and vintage cars on display. Located on N. Whittaker Street in New Buffalo. 6 - 9PM (EST). 1st Wednesday of each month June - Oct, weather permitting. June 1, Jul 6, Aug 3, Sept 7, Oct 5)

Free to the public, pet and child friendly!

Car owners: Free to join, no prior sign sign up needed. Parking on main street and Merchant Street, food specials and discounts from local retailers and restaurants, live music on the corner. Great location and fun for the entire family!!! Need additional information please contact 312-965-9114.

Dennis Miller Live

Jun 17, 2016
Time: 09:00 AM
Location: Four Winds Silver Creek Event Center, 11111 Wilson Rd, New Buffalo
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Phone: 800-745-3000

Comedian Dennis Miller will perform at the  Silver Creek Event Center on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 9 p.m.  Hotel and dinner packages will also be available on the night of the concert.  Tickets can be purchased beginning on Friday, November 20 at 10 a.m. Eastern exclusively through the Ticketmaster Web site, www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling (800)745-3000.  Ticket prices for the concert start at $50 plus applicable fees.

Dennis Miller is a five-time Emmy® award winner for his critically acclaimed half-hour, live talk show “Dennis Miller Live” which had a nine year run on HBO. He also wrote and starred in the Emmy nominated cable comedy special “Raw Feed.” Dennis was the host and executive producer of CNBC's “Dennis Miller,” a topical interview talk show featuring reasoned discourse, opinion and humor. He has also been cast in films, usually in dramatic roles, most notably in 1994's “Disclosure,” 1995's “The Net,” and 1996's “Murder at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.” For two seasons, Dennis was in the broadcast booth on
ABC's “Monday Night Football.” He was also the “Weekend Update” correspondent on “Saturday Night Live” for six years, before exiting in 1991.

Woodworkers with the Blues

Jun 18, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Center of the World Woodshop Showroom, 13400 Red Arrow Hwy, Harbert
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Contact: Lorraine Hanover
Phone: 269-469-5687

Woodworkers Show features locally handmade furniture, turnings, woodcarvings and more. Live music by John Derado and Ronn Beranay. Demonstrations to be announced. Food and refreshments. Admission: free.13400 Red Arrow Hwy, Harbert, 269-469-5687, centeroftheworld.net

 

Blue Moon Vintage Market

Jun 24 - 26, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: 16860 Three Oaks Road, Three Oaks MI
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Contact: Jen Kerr
Phone: 2198510900

Blue Moon Vintage Market is a 6,000+ square foot market that offers vintage, primitives, architectural pieces, re-purposed creations, a large salvage room with barn wood,doors, windows, hinges, etc., Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, and more!  This market is made up of several vendors and the items are all inter-mingled and staged (no individual booth spaces inside the market).  New items are brought out throughout the weekend.  Just  a mile north of downtown Three Oaks!! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Periscope! NO ENTRY FEE!!

New Buffalo Artigras Art Fair

Jun 25 - 26, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM To 08:00 PM
Location: downtown New Buffalo
Website: www.nbba.org
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Phone: 888-660-6222

June 25th & 26th, Sat/Sun - New Buffalo Artigras Art & Craft Fest ~ downtown New Buffalo Sat, 25th 9-11am – Chalk the Walk contest – Sat/Sun, 25/26 11-8pm – Art Exhibitors/Demos, Kids Section, Live Music

Blue Moon Vintage Market

Jul 1 - 4, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: 16860 Three Oaks Road, Three Oaks MI
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Contact: Jen Kerr
Phone: 2198510900

Blue Moon Vintage Market is a 6,000+ square foot market that offers vintage, primitives, architectural pieces, re-purposed creations, a large salvage room with barn wood,doors, windows, hinges, etc., Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, and more!  This market is made up of several vendors and the items are all inter-mingled and staged (no individual booth spaces inside the market).  New items are brought out throughout the weekend.  Just  a mile north of downtown Three Oaks!! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Periscope! NO ENTRY FEE!!

Inspired by Nature - Camp

Jul 11 - 22, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second, Michigan City, IN
Phone: 219-874-4900

Inspired by Nature  
Ages 7-13
Instructor: Nani Murphy
10 sessions: Monday through Friday 
July 11 – July 22, 9:00 - 11:00 AM (CST)
$120 Non-Members,  $108 LCA Members
Please enter the Child's Name and Age in Note to Seller during checkout.

Students will be taken on an eco-friendly expedition of the arts with a focus on learning how to create art from nature in this two-week camp. Among the array of projects, students will learn to felt wool and create dyes from natural resources.

Blue Moon Vintage Market

Jul 22 - 24, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: 16860 Three Oaks Road, Three Oaks MI
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Contact: Jen Kerr
Phone: 2198510900

Blue Moon Vintage Market is a 6,000+ square foot market that offers vintage, primitives, architectural pieces, re-purposed creations, a large salvage room with barn wood,doors, windows, hinges, etc., Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, and more!  This market is made up of several vendors and the items are all inter-mingled and staged (no individual booth spaces inside the market).  New items are brought out throughout the weekend.  Just  a mile north of downtown Three Oaks!! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Periscope! NO ENTRY FEE!!

Moonlight Madness

Jul 30, 2016
Location: Red Arrow Highway
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Contact: Rita/Jen
Phone: 269-469-5332

Cruise shops and galleries on Red Arrow Highway under the full moon for fun, shows, discounts, and specials!

  • Local Color Gallery -- only sale of the year. 20-40% off artwork. Browse and enjoy refreshments from 6 pm to midnight. 16187 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier
  • Harbert Antique Mall -- 10-40% off on antique furniture, collectibles, jewelry and decor from consignors and dealers. Your designer resource. 13887 Red Arrow Hwy, Harbert 269-469-0977
  • Millie's Antiques -- 20% off everything in the store. 11 am to midnight, 13815 Red Arrow Hwy, Harbert 269-231-5110

Famous Artists Art Camp

Aug 5 - 9, 2016
Time: 10:00 PM To 12:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second St, Michigan City, IN
Phone: 219-874-4900

Famous Artists Art Camp 
Ages 7-13
Instructor: Nani Murphy
5 sessions: Monday through Friday
August 5 – August 9, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
$60 Non-Members,  $54 LCA Members
Please enter the Child's Name and Age in Note to Seller during checkout.

Students will investigate the works of well-known artists and create their own master pieces from the inspirational subjects and techniques.

Children’s Art & Nature Camp

Aug 8 - 12, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: 16187 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier
Phone: 269-469-5332

Students create art projects based on exploration of nature. Class held on 53-acre farm with three instructors. Fee: $95 for 5-day class

Brian Regan performing at Silver Creek Event Center

Aug 19, 2016
Time: 09:00 PM
Location: Four Winds Silver Creek Event Center, 11111 Wilson Rd, New Buffalo
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Phone: 800-745-3000

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce a performance by comedian Brian Regan at Four Winds New Buffalo’s® Silver Creek Event Center on Friday, August 19 at 9 p.m. Hotel and dinner packages will also be available on
the night of the concert. Tickets can be purchased beginning on Friday, March 11 at 11 a.m. Eastern exclusively through the Ticketmaster® Web site, www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling (800)745-3000. Ticket prices for the concert start at $55 plus applicable fees.

35th Annual Lakefront Art Festival

Aug 20 - 21, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM To 07:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Washington Park, Michigan City
Contact: Lubeznik Center for the Arts
Phone: 219-874-4900

Lubeznik Center’s Lakefront Art Festival brings the very best of art and fine craft by artists from across the country. Proceeds benefit exhibits, programs and community outreach, bringing art experiences to thousands of local school children. Free offsite parking and shuttle are available. Admission: $4 one-day pass, $5 two-day pass. 

For updates and artists profiles that will be featured at the festival, like our LFAF facebook page.

Blue Moon Vintage Market

Aug 26 - 28, 2016
Time: 10:00 PM To 05:00 PM
Location: 16860 Three Oaks Road, Three Oaks MI
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Contact: Jen Kerr
Phone: 2198510900

Blue Moon Vintage Market is a 6,000+ square foot market that offers vintage, primitives, architectural pieces, re-purposed creations, a large salvage room with barn wood,doors, windows, hinges, etc., Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, and more!  This market is made up of several vendors and the items are all inter-mingled and staged (no individual booth spaces inside the market).  New items are brought out throughout the weekend.  Just  a mile north of downtown Three Oaks!! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Periscope! NO ENTRY FEE!!

Blue Moon Vintage Market

Sep 2 - 5, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: 16860 Three Oaks Road, Three Oaks MI
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Contact: Jen
Phone: 2198510900

Blue Moon Vintage Market is a 6,000+ square foot market that offers vintage, primitives, architectural pieces, re-purposed creations, a large salvage room with barn wood,doors, windows, hinges, etc., Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, and more!  This market is made up of several vendors and the items are all inter-mingled and staged (no individual booth spaces inside the market).  New items are brought out throughout the weekend.  Just  a mile north of downtown Three Oaks!! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Periscope! NO ENTRY FEE!!

Sports Car Show

Sep 10, 2016
Time: 01:00 AM To 07:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Round Barn Winery, 10983 Hills Rd., Baroda
Phone: 800-716-WINE

Stroll among the time-honored cars as they line up in the beautiful vineyard setting. Make it an afternoon with delicious lunch options from the Grille and of course award-winning libations including wine, beer and spirits. Enjoy live music all afternoon. A perfect outing for fathers and sons, parents and grandparents, and car lovers of all kind! 10983 Hills Rd, Baroda, 800-716-WINE, roundbarnwinery.com

 

Emerging Artist Showcase

Sep 11, 2016
Time: 05:00 PM
Location: Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Dr, Three Oaks
Phone: 269-756-3879

Emerging Artist Showcase, 5pm. Acorn Theater is unveiling a new program that helps younger aspiring talent in their careers as they push to get exposure and recognition.  There will be 6 concerts during the year, each concert with a split bill between two different artists or groups. Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Dr, Three Oaks, 269-756-3879, acorntheater.com

Blue Moon Vintage Market

Sep 23 - 25, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: 16860 Three Oaks Road, Three Oaks MI
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Contact: Jen
Phone: 2198510900

Blue Moon Vintage Market is a 6,000+ square foot market that offers vintage, primitives, architectural pieces, re-purposed creations, a large salvage room with barn wood,doors, windows, hinges, etc., Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, and more!  This market is made up of several vendors and the items are all inter-mingled and staged (no individual booth spaces inside the market).  New items are brought out throughout the weekend.  Just  a mile north of downtown Three Oaks!! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Periscope! NO ENTRY FEE!!

Mystery Thriller Play

Oct 14 - 16, 2016
Time: 08:00 PM
Location: Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Dr, Three Oaks
Phone: 269-756-3879

October 14 &16  Mystery Thriller Staged Radio Play, 8pm. Come join the cast for a ‘who dunnit’ mystery from one of the Shadow radio classics.  Audience participation required! Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Dr., Three Oaks, 269-756-3879, acorntheater.com

Blue Moon Vintage Market

Oct 21 - 23, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: 16860 Three Oaks Road, Three Oaks MI
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Contact: Jen
Phone: 2198510900

Blue Moon Vintage Market is a 6,000+ square foot market that offers vintage, primitives, architectural pieces, re-purposed creations, a large salvage room with barn wood,doors, windows, hinges, etc., Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, and more!  This market is made up of several vendors and the items are all inter-mingled and staged (no individual booth spaces inside the market).  New items are brought out throughout the weekend.  Just  a mile north of downtown Three Oaks!! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Periscope! NO ENTRY FEE!!

FERNWOOD Halloween for Dogs

Oct 22, 2016
Time: 06:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Fernwood Botanical Garden, 13988 Range Line Road, Niles, MI 49120
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Phone: 269-695-6491

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to have your pup visit the grounds of Fernwood Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve.  Fee: TBD. 13988 Range Line Rd, Niles, Reservations: 269-695-6491, fernwoodbotanical.org  

Fall Artisan Market

Nov 19 - 20, 2016
Time: 12:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Journeyman Distillery, 109 Generations Dr, Three Oaks
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Phone: 269-820-2050

From olive oil to baked goods, clothing to wine racks, the vendors at the Artisan Market do it all! Over 80 vendors in the NEW Warren Hall Event space. Vendors from across the Midwest on hand, with artwork, home furnishings and a variety of culinary items. Enjoy hand-crafted cocktails while perusing hand-crafted items. Live music all day. Free Admission. 

Saturday, noon-7pm & Sunday, noon-5pm

 

Blue Moon Vintage Market

Nov 25 - 27, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: 16860 Three Oaks Road, Three Oaks MI
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Contact: Jen
Phone: 2198510900

Blue Moon Vintage Market is a 6,000+ square foot market that offers vintage, primitives, architectural pieces, re-purposed creations, a large salvage room with barn wood,doors, windows, hinges, etc., Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, and more!  This market is made up of several vendors and the items are all inter-mingled and staged (no individual booth spaces inside the market).  New items are brought out throughout the weekend.  Just  a mile north of downtown Three Oaks!! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Periscope! NO ENTRY FEE!!

Blue Moon Vintage Market

Dec 2 - 4, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: 16860 Three Oaks Road, Three Oaks MI
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Contact: Jen
Phone: 2198510900

Blue Moon Vintage Market is a 6,000+ square foot market that offers vintage, primitives, architectural pieces, re-purposed creations, a large salvage room with barn wood,doors, windows, hinges, etc., Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, and more!  This market is made up of several vendors and the items are all inter-mingled and staged (no individual booth spaces inside the market).  New items are brought out throughout the weekend.  Just  a mile north of downtown Three Oaks!! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Periscope! NO ENTRY FEE!!

Sippin with Santa Claus

Dec 3, 2016
Time: 01:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Round Barn Winery, 10983 Hills Rd., Baroda
Phone: 800-716-WINE

Meet and greet the Man in Red for the annual Toys for Tots holiday party. Donate a new, unwrapped toy to score precious time with good ol' Santa and help make some Christmas wishes come true. Sip on seasonal cheer and shop extensive product line for the perfect gifts for those wine, beer and spirits enthusiasts. Kids activities include making ornaments and cookie-decorating. 10931 Hills Rd, Baroda, 800-716-WINE, roundbarnwinery.com

Saturday Breakfast with Santa

Dec 3 - 17, 2016
Time: 09:30 AM To 11:30 AM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Fernwood Botanical Garden,13988 Range Line Road, Buchanan
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Phone: 269-695-6491

Join Santa for a yummy breakfast prepared by Chef Tim Carrigan and make a craft with Santa's helpers. The Holiday trains will be running in the Conservatory for the delight of all ages! Fee: Adults $12, Children ages 6-12 $8, Children 5yrs & under are free. Reservations recommended. 

Super Happy Funtime Burlesque Road Movie with Q/A session

Dec 31, 2016
Time: 09:00 PM
Location: The Acorn Theater
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Phone: 269-756-3879

Now a tradition, but be prepared! This is definitely not a ‘high class’ version of burlesque. Come for lots of fun and a bit of low brow humor. Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Dr, Three Oaks, 269-756-3879, acorntheater.com  
http://www.superhappyfuntimeburlesque.com/