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Winterfest

*WINTERFEST 2019*

Pentwater, Michigan

Feb 9 & Feb 16

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Visit Pentwater this Winter!

February 9th: Snowman Scram 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, Pentwater Pathways Open for X-Country Skiing, Barrel Racing on Ice, Sledding on the Village Green, Cork & Canvas Wine Tasting & Gallery Stroll Benefit for the Pentwater Arts Council.

February 16th:  Pentwater Lake Perch Fishing Tournament, Free Fishing Weekend, Freezin' for a Reason (Polar Dip), LEGO Building Contest, Sledding on the Village Green, Fishing Tournament, and  Music & Beer Fest

For more details visit us on Facebook and at www.Pentwater.org.

Free Fishing Weekend February 16 & 17

Saturday Feb 9 - activities may change as date gets closer

2019 Snowman Scram 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
February 9, 2019
The Snowman Scram Run/Walk and 1 mile fun run is a fun wintertime event designed as a fundraiser for the Pentwater Cross Country and Track Teams.
TIME: 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 12:00 Noon with the 5K run/walk to follow. 
LOCATION: Start and finish in front of Pentwater Public School.
ENTRY FEES: $15.00 for 1 mile Fun Run $25.00 for 5K run/walk
Questions? Please contact Erika Fatura at 869-4100 x 243. 

Pentwater Pathways Open
12-3pm FREE
Cross Country Skiing, hot chocolate, cookies and campfire at trailhead. Skis will be provided. Please, no snowshoes. If no snow, open on the 17th. New parking location.
For ski and trail info call Gaye 231.873.5247 or www.oceanaski.org
Sponsored by: Huntington BankBarrel Racing on Ice
1-2pm FREE
Lake St. Boat Launch on Pentwater Lake (if no ice, Village Green)

Sledding All Day

Village Green
Bring yourself, family and friends!

16th Annual Pentwater Corks & Canvas Wine Tasting & Gallery Stroll
2-5pm
Proceeds to benefit Pentwater Arts Council
The 9 locations in Pentwater that will host a wine distributor and tasting are: Petri Gallery on 2nd Street, Kook's Eye Gallery, Oldewick Post, Jilly's Gallery, Craze, Petri Gallery on Hancock, Cenzos Market, The Ramp Gallery at the Hancock Building and The Wishing Well. Each location will be identified by a "Gallery Stroll Flag" and will have domestic and imported fine wines to sample, appetizers and feature art by our local artists. 
Tickets are $20.00 per person if purchased in advance of the event or $25 per person at the door. Tickets can be purchased in Pentwater at Jilly’s, Oldewick Post, Pentwater Convenience Center and The Wishing Well; and in Hart at Hansen’s Foods.

Mardi Gras Party
5pm - ?
Antler Bar

Saturday Feb 16


Free Fishing Weekend February 16 & 17

9th Annual Ryan Williams Perch Tournament
Saturday, Feb. 16th from 7am to 4pm
Event day registration is 7am to 10am at: Pentwater Convenience Center, 
Weigh In at 4pm at BoatHouse Bar & Grille. 
Fee: $10 per adult, $5 per kid (15 or younger)
100% Cash and Prize payout for 1st ,2nd, and 3rd. 
Final Weigh-In at the BoatHouse Bar & Grille by 4pm.
For more information contact: 
BoatHouse Bar & Grille 231-869-4588
Pentwater Convenience Center 231-869-4203
Ryan Williams 616-617-7984

Freezin’ for a Reason (Polar Dip)
Noon at Pentwater Lake Boat Launch (191 Lake St., Pentwater)
Jump in and freeze in Pentwater Lake for a good cause! Sign-up to jump in and freeze or sponsor an individual to freeze. Pick up your sponsor sheets at the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce, www.pentwater.org or register day of event. Sponsor a jumper to get your name on the Freezin’ for a Reason shirt by February 6th. Proceeds to benefit Crystal Valley Care Fund and Chamber Events. (If no ice, still run and jump.)

Lego Building Contest 
1-2pm
Upstairs Shelby State Bank
Bring your own Legos. Use your imagination. Participants will have 1 hour to build. 1st Place winners in each age group will win a prize! 
Theme: TBD
Age Groups: 0-Preschool
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
3rd - 5th Grade
6th Grade and up

Sledding All Day

Village Green
Bring yourself, family and friends!

Colleen Plummer Memorial Craft Beer and Music Fest
Tickets $25 or $30 at the dooor. 
Tickets available at eventbrite.com-cove office - BoatHouse Bar & Grille - Brown Bear - Antler Bar - The Village Pub
Live Music! 
The Village Pub - Road Less Traveled
Antler Bar - John Merchant
BoatHouse - Chad Rushing
Brown Bear - Chris Wiser

More Information

 

 

Saturday, February 09, 2019 3:00 am
Every Week until February 16, 2019

Winterfest

*WINTERFEST 2019*

Pentwater, Michigan

Feb 9 & Feb 16

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Visit Pentwater this Winter!

February 9th: Snowman Scram 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, Pentwater Pathways Open for X-Country Skiing, Barrel Racing on Ice, Sledding on the Village Green, Cork & Canvas Wine Tasting & Gallery Stroll Benefit for the Pentwater Arts Council.

February 16th:  Pentwater Lake Perch Fishing Tournament, Free Fishing Weekend, Freezin' for a Reason (Polar Dip), LEGO Building Contest, Sledding on the Village Green, Fishing Tournament, and  Music & Beer Fest

For more details visit us on Facebook and at www.Pentwater.org.

Free Fishing Weekend February 16 & 17

Saturday Feb 9 - activities may change as date gets closer

2019 Snowman Scram 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
February 9, 2019
The Snowman Scram Run/Walk and 1 mile fun run is a fun wintertime event designed as a fundraiser for the Pentwater Cross Country and Track Teams.
TIME: 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 12:00 Noon with the 5K run/walk to follow. 
LOCATION: Start and finish in front of Pentwater Public School.
ENTRY FEES: $15.00 for 1 mile Fun Run $25.00 for 5K run/walk
Questions? Please contact Erika Fatura at 869-4100 x 243. 

Pentwater Pathways Open
12-3pm FREE
Cross Country Skiing, hot chocolate, cookies and campfire at trailhead. Skis will be provided. Please, no snowshoes. If no snow, open on the 17th. New parking location.
For ski and trail info call Gaye 231.873.5247 or www.oceanaski.org
Sponsored by: Huntington BankBarrel Racing on Ice
1-2pm FREE
Lake St. Boat Launch on Pentwater Lake (if no ice, Village Green)

Sledding All Day

Village Green
Bring yourself, family and friends!

16th Annual Pentwater Corks & Canvas Wine Tasting & Gallery Stroll
2-5pm
Proceeds to benefit Pentwater Arts Council
The 9 locations in Pentwater that will host a wine distributor and tasting are: Petri Gallery on 2nd Street, Kook's Eye Gallery, Oldewick Post, Jilly's Gallery, Craze, Petri Gallery on Hancock, Cenzos Market, The Ramp Gallery at the Hancock Building and The Wishing Well. Each location will be identified by a "Gallery Stroll Flag" and will have domestic and imported fine wines to sample, appetizers and feature art by our local artists. 
Tickets are $20.00 per person if purchased in advance of the event or $25 per person at the door. Tickets can be purchased in Pentwater at Jilly’s, Oldewick Post, Pentwater Convenience Center and The Wishing Well; and in Hart at Hansen’s Foods.

Mardi Gras Party
5pm - ?
Antler Bar

Saturday Feb 16


Free Fishing Weekend February 16 & 17

9th Annual Ryan Williams Perch Tournament
Saturday, Feb. 16th from 7am to 4pm
Event day registration is 7am to 10am at: Pentwater Convenience Center, 
Weigh In at 4pm at BoatHouse Bar & Grille. 
Fee: $10 per adult, $5 per kid (15 or younger)
100% Cash and Prize payout for 1st ,2nd, and 3rd. 
Final Weigh-In at the BoatHouse Bar & Grille by 4pm.
For more information contact: 
BoatHouse Bar & Grille 231-869-4588
Pentwater Convenience Center 231-869-4203
Ryan Williams 616-617-7984

Freezin’ for a Reason (Polar Dip)
Noon at Pentwater Lake Boat Launch (191 Lake St., Pentwater)
Jump in and freeze in Pentwater Lake for a good cause! Sign-up to jump in and freeze or sponsor an individual to freeze. Pick up your sponsor sheets at the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce, www.pentwater.org or register day of event. Sponsor a jumper to get your name on the Freezin’ for a Reason shirt by February 6th. Proceeds to benefit Crystal Valley Care Fund and Chamber Events. (If no ice, still run and jump.)

Lego Building Contest 
1-2pm
Upstairs Shelby State Bank
Bring your own Legos. Use your imagination. Participants will have 1 hour to build. 1st Place winners in each age group will win a prize! 
Theme: TBD
Age Groups: 0-Preschool
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
3rd - 5th Grade
6th Grade and up

Sledding All Day

Village Green
Bring yourself, family and friends!

Colleen Plummer Memorial Craft Beer and Music Fest
Tickets $25 or $30 at the dooor. 
Tickets available at eventbrite.com-cove office - BoatHouse Bar & Grille - Brown Bear - Antler Bar - The Village Pub
Live Music! 
The Village Pub - Road Less Traveled
Antler Bar - John Merchant
BoatHouse - Chad Rushing
Brown Bear - Chris Wiser

More Information

 

 

Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:00 am
Every Week until February 16, 2019

St. Patrick's Day Parade

 

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 16 at 1:00pm

Join us for our Annual St. Patrick Day Parade. Line-up at south end of Village and stop at The Antler Bar for a few drink specials and parade prizes. 

 

 

Saturday, March 16, 2019 7:00 am - 8:00 am
This event does not repeat

Business After Hours and Easter Egg Stuffing

Business after Hours

Thursday, April 11th 

5:30-7:30pm
The Antler Bar

~ Pentwater ~
Sponsored by

The Antler Bar

The Pentwater Abbey 

Easter Egg Stuffing

50/50 Drawing
Free Appetizers
Cash Bar
Door Prizes

Free to the Public!

Grand Prize - $50 Gift Certificate

 

Come Mingle with Your Neighbors and Help Stuff Eggs for Easter on the Green

231-869-4150

Thursday, April 11, 2019 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
This event does not repeat

Easter on the Green

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April 22nd at Noon

Location: Village Green, 321 S. Hancock Street, Pentwater, MI

On the Village Green and Downtown Pentwater

Bring your children and family to meet the Easter Bunny. We’ll have an Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Bonnet parade and contest, Easter Bonnet musical chairs, face painting, and games.

 

Sponsored by: The Antler Bar

Monday, April 22, 2019 6:00 am - 7:00 am
This event does not repeat

Spring Volunteer Weekend - Charles Mears State Park

Spring Volunteer Weekend:  April 27 & 28

Charles Mears State Park will be hosting their annual Spring Volunteer Weekend.  Volunteers will be asked to help remove snow fence, as well as other tasks such as painting, cleaning fire pits etc. This is a great opportunity to give back to the park or gain volunteer hours. In addition to free camping on Saturdayevening, volunteers will celebrate a job well done with a pot luck dinner. Please bring a dish to pass and your own beverage. For more information please contact the park supervisor at 231-869-2051.

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Every Day until April 28, 2019

Spring Volunteer Weekend - Charles Mears State Park

Spring Volunteer Weekend:  April 27 & 28

Charles Mears State Park will be hosting their annual Spring Volunteer Weekend.  Volunteers will be asked to help remove snow fence, as well as other tasks such as painting, cleaning fire pits etc. This is a great opportunity to give back to the park or gain volunteer hours. In addition to free camping on Saturdayevening, volunteers will celebrate a job well done with a pot luck dinner. Please bring a dish to pass and your own beverage. For more information please contact the park supervisor at 231-869-2051.

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Every Day until April 28, 2019

Pentwater's Third Annual Founder's Day

Pentwater Chamber of Commerce

presents the

4th ANNUAL 

FOUNDER’S DAY

Saturday

May 4, 2019

12 – 3pm  Snack Tents

Provided by the Pentwater Service Club

12-2pm  Kid Activities

Bird House Building

Tug of War 

Sack Races 

Croquet

Jump Rope

Hopscotch

12 -3pm  Michigan Wheelman Big Wheels Display/Demonstration (TBD)

On Hancock Street

12 – 3pm Two Man Pull Saw

A saw designed for use by two sawyers.  Designed to cut in both directions.

12 – 3pm  Logging Implement Display

Historical agricultural tools used for logging in the Pentwater area

12 – 3pm Collection of Historical Photos on Display

Oceana County Historical Genealogical Society

 

12 – 3pm  Saw Sharpener

Frank  Sagen will demonstrate his sharpening techniques

 

12:30 – 3pm Live Music - Sashay from Traverse City to perform

Sweet Adelines 4-part A Cappella

Band Shell in the Village Green

12:30 & 2pm  Interpretation of Pentwater’s Founders 

Enjoy a brief presentation on the Band Shell where there will be a dramatization of the Founders of Pentwater. 

1:00pm Biking Historical Homes Tour

Bring your bike or utilize the Bike Share Program.

Start at the top of the Village Green – enjoy a short ride through the Village of Pentwater to see and hear about historical homes & churches. 

12-3pm - Pentwater Historical Museum Open

Snacks and drinks 

 

All Day – Merchant Sidewalk Sales

All Day – Rich History Displays in front of select Historical points of interest

Pentwater Wire, Silver Hills Antiques, Cosmic Candy Company, Brass Anchor, Pet Hollywood, Pentwater Toy Box, 108 Threads, Grab ‘n Go, Centenary United Methodist Church, Hancock Building

 

All Day – Founders Beer Specials at the local establishments!

               

Want more history?  Visit the Pentwater Historical Museum 85 S. Rutledge Street

Founder’s Day

The festival committee strives to show visitors the rich history on which the town of Pentwater was founded.  Please participate by dressing in your finest 1800s era costume.  Fantastic exhibits, speakers, activities and more will take you back in time to experience Pentwater in the 1800s.

Thank you to our co-hosts

Pentwater Service Club

Pentwater-Hart Bike Trail

Direct Advertising Company

Saturday, May 04, 2019
This event does not repeat

Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade

May 27 at 10am

Join us to pay tribute to our Veterans. Our Memorial Parade starts at First Street with line-up at 9:30am across the street from the Baptist Church. All Veterans, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts are encouraged to participate. The Pentwater Band marches in the parade and play in Services. Our first Service will be held at Municipal Marina, second at the Village Green and third at Pentwater Cemetery. The Pentwater Cemetery is located ½ mile north of downtown.

Contact Nick Fekken at (231)869-5649 for more info.

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Monday, May 27, 2019 4:00 am - 5:00 am
This event does not repeat

Pentwater Bike & Trike Rally

Saturday, June 1, 2019
12:30 – 3 PM
“Biker’s Choice” Stock & Custom
“People’s Choice”
Best of Show
Award Ceremony at 2:30pm. Votes must be in by 2 pm. There is a $5 entry fee. Registration begins at 10:30am at Pentwater Chamber of Commerce (324 S. Hancock St). First 100 entries receive a limited edition lapel pin. Registration forms can also be found at www.pentwater.org ***RAIN DATE – JUNE 3rd ***

Pentwater Area Ride set for Saturday, June 1st at 11am, depart from Registration Booth. Ride Maps available.

The Pentwater Chamber of Commerce, 94K-Rock and Channel Lane Inn are NOT sponsoring, affiliated in any way with or responsible for the ride. They are only supplying the information.

Flat Broke will performing.

Saturday, June 01, 2019 4:30 am - 8:30 am
This event does not repeat

Pentwater Farmers Market

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Monday, June 03, 2019 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until September 10, 2018

Pentwater Farmers Market

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Thursday, June 06, 2019 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until September 10, 2018

Pentwater Community Garage Sale

 

Pentwater Community Garage Sale


2nd Saturday in June at 8am - 5pm

Garage Sales throughout Pentwater area! This annual event creates summer deals and fun for all! Several home owners sell their items that may just turn into your treasures! The maps to all the garage sales will be available at the Pentwater Chamber on June 9th, Stop by and pick up your treasure map.

Register your garage sale at Pentwater Chamber of Commerce by June 1st. The cost is $10 to be on the map.

231-869-4150

 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 08, 2019 2:00 am - 10:00 am
This event does not repeat

Pentwater Farmers Market

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Monday, June 10, 2019 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until September 10, 2018

Pentwater Farmers Market

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Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until September 10, 2018

Spring Fest Arts and Crafts Fair!

Spring Fest Arts & Craft Festival
 
June 15 & 16
 
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Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 10am-3pm
 
 
 
 
 
Experience the beauty of Spring and Summer at our annual Arts and Craft Festival. Over 100 vendors provide hand-made crafts, a special skill or art, a skilled trade, or antiques on the Village Green. We'll have live music from the group Awesome Distraction (TBD) on the green. This is a weekend not to miss!
 
 
 
 
 
To register as a vendor for the Arts & Craft Festival, fill out the application which can be found at www.pentwater.org under the application and forms link or contact the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce at 231-869-4150. We accept art and craft, antique, and food vendors. Over 1,500 people in attendance!
 
 
 
 
 
Grand Sponsor: TBD
Saturday, June 15, 2019 4:00 am - 11:00 am
This event does not repeat

Spring Fest Arts and Craft Fair!

Spring Fest Arts & Craft Festival
 
June 15 & 16
 
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Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 10am-3pm
 
 
 
Experience the beauty of Spring and Summer at our annual Arts and Craft Festival. Over 100 vendors provide hand-made crafts, a special skill or art, a skilled trade, or antiques on the Village Green. We'll have live music from the group Awesome Distraction on the green. This is a weekend not to miss!
 
 
 
To register as a vendor for the Arts & Craft Festival, fill out the application which can be found at www.pentwater.org under applications and forms or contact the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce at 231-869-4150. We accept art and craft, antique, and food vendors. Over 1,500 people in attendance!
 
 
 
Sunday, June 16, 2019 4:00 am - 9:00 am
This event does not repeat

Pentwater Farmers Market

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Monday, June 17, 2019 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until September 10, 2018

Pentwater Farmers Market

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Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until September 10, 2018

Pentwater Farmers Market

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Monday, June 24, 2019 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until September 10, 2018

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