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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.
All times are Michigan time (ET) unless otherwise noted
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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 

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. 1st Wednesday of each month June - Oct, weather permitting. 

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.

Green Screens: An Environmental Film Festival

Jun 29, 2016
Time: 07:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Vickers Theatre: 6 N Elm St, Three Oaks, MI 49128
Contact: Elaine Rowland
Phone: 2696956491

Presented by Chikaming Open Lands and Fernwood

at the Vickers Theatre in Three Oaks. Seeds of Time follows agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler’s global journey to save the eroding foundation of our food supply in a new era of climate change.



$10 (Fernwood and COL Members $8)

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!!

Art Bash at Lubeznik!

Jul 9, 2016
Time: 06:30 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. 2nd, Michigan City, IN
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Contact: Brynn
Phone: 219-874-4900

July 9, 2016, 5:30 PM (CDT) Lubeznik Center for the Arts will host ArtBash 2016, LCA's premier annual fundraising event, at Blue Chip Stardust Event Center. All proceeds will support LCA programs and outreach - enabling LCA to mount nine outstanding contemporary art exhibitions during the year, deliver art, music and dance for 800+ children and adults weekly, and provide leadership to local economic development initiatives.

In 2016 ArtBash is a lively evening of political "spoofery" with headline entertainment by Chicago's very own Second City Works. 

Make a positive impact on the arts within the community while mingling with others who share the same passion. Guests can join in the political spoofery when finding their table and can participate in the Wine Grab. Experience scrumptious food and libations, bid by text during the interactive auction. Listen for the Michigan City High School Wolf Pack Marching Band who will be adding musical interjections during cocktails.

The interactive auction features tickets to the Broadway hit "Hamilton: and American Musical" in Chicago. You can also escape reality with a private glider ride or a Blue Chip Dinner & Spa package, and much more. Anyone, regardless of whether they attend ArtBash or not, can make bids online now through the end of the auction on July 9. The auction can be accessed through lubeznikcenter.com.

 

Help make a difference to those with limited access to the arts by buying your ticket today. Individual tickets are available for $175 and tables are available for $1650 Tickets are available online at lubeznikcenter.org or by calling 219.874.4900.

 

Lubeznik Center for the Arts is located at 101 W. 2nd St., at the lakefront in Michigan City, IN. Weekday hours are from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT). Weekend hours are from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT). Thursdays: 10 - 7* (Memorial Day - Labor Day)*Hyndman Gallery opens at 2 pm. For more information please visitwww.lubeznikcenter.org or call 219-874-4900. 

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!!

Broadway Blitz

Jul 23 - 24, 2016
Location: Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Dr. Three Oaks
Phone: 269-756-3879

Come to the Acorn Theater July 23 or July 24 for a performance of your favorite Broadway hits sung to perfection as only your favorite Harbor Country Opera singers can do it. We invite you to join singing along with:

Oklahoma!  Showboat and West Side Story, many more. 

Saturday July 23 @ 8 pm 

Sunday July 24 @ 4:30 pm

Tickets $25 or $35 for VIP Seating.

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!

Emerging Artist Showcase

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

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. 

Verdi's LA TRAVIATA

Sep 17 - 18, 2016
Location: Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Dr, Three Oaks
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Phone: 269-756-3879

2 Performances Only! Starring Soprano Christine Steyer and Tenor Emanuel Caraman. 
La Traviata will be presented in full costume with English super-titles 

Saturday Sept 17 8 pm ET 
Sunday Sept 18 4:30 pm ET

Get your tickets early—still only $25 general admission, $35 for V.I.P. seating

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

Come join the cast for a ‘who dunnit’ mystery from one of the Shadow radio classics.  Audience participation required! Two performances --Friday & Sunday. 

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.

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.