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100 Days of Summer in 2014

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June 1st – Start the summer off by supporting local business! Roz’s Diner in Rosebush is having a park BBQ at Rosebush Township Park. You can get more information at www.rozsdiner.com.

June 2ndMt. Pleasant has many parks to enjoy. Grab your checkered cloth and a basket and enjoy a picnic in the park!
 
June 3rd – Looking to get healthy this summer? Stop by the Plate Boutique in downtown Mt. Pleasant and learn all about healthy eating. For more information on the store and healthy eating visit http://theplateboutique.com.
 
June 4th – Interested in art? Art Reach of Mid Michigan is hosting a “Let’s do Lunch” program featuring Cozette Phillips who will have an interactive mixed media art demonstration.
 
June 5th – Today marks the first day of the 30th Annual Mt. Pleasant Summer Festival in Island Park. Enjoy flea markets, carnival rides, and more!
 
June 6th – On your mark, get set, GO! Today is the first day of Le Tour de Mont Pleasant! The Time Trial race takes off at 5:30pm. For race information and schedules visit www.tourdemontpleasant.com.
 
June 7th – Are you a beer fan? Join us for the Mt. Pleasant Craft Beer Festival in downtown from 4-9pm after the Criterium Race for Le Tour de Mont Pleasant. Visit www.mpbeerfest.com for more info.
 
June 8th – Le Tour de Mont Pleasant continues and today is the professional road race beginning at 9am at Mid Michigan Community College on Summerton. Summerfest is also hosting the Rods in the Park car show down in Island Park

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June 9th – Enjoy a stop at the Mole Hole in downtown Mt. Pleasant and see all the hand-crafted jewelry.
 
June 10th – Are you a golfer and want to give back? Sign up for the HATS Off Golf Outing at the PohlCat on June 24th.  Proceeds go toward the Humane Animal Treatment Society. For more info on the golf outing you can visit www.hatsweb.org.
 
June 11th – Need a little adrenaline rush? The Mt. Pleasant Skydivers give lessons on skydiving and do first jumps for non experienced jumpers. Another check off the bucket list! To contact Central Michigan Skydivers you can visit www.skydivecms.com.
 
June 12th – Want to try something different? Strap on your helmet and knee pads and take a chance at the Skate Park located in Island Park!
 
June 13th – The Jackson’s are coming to the Casino! Head to Soaring Eagle Casino as they kick off their summer concerts. For more Soaring Eagle Concerts go to www.soaringeaglecasino.com.
 
June 14th – Go to Central Michigan University’s Park Library and see their new diverse collections of art in their Baber Room.
 
June 15th – Happy Father’s Day! Fireside Grill (located at Maple Creek Golf Course in Shepherd, MI) will celebrate dad with a golf and meal special. For more information you can call 1-887-828-2292 or visit www.maplecreekgolf-shepherd.com.
 
June 16th – Good reads are easy to find at the Chippewa River District Library!
 
June 17th – If you’re stuck in a rainy day, Mt. Pleasant Spinning Wheels has your solution to fun. Tuesday’s have skate rentals and snacks for only $1 from 6:30 – 8:30pm. For more skate times visit www.spinningwheelsarena.com.

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June 18th – Buckley’s Canoe is at it again for another series of old time fun music. Join them and the Mud Puppies as they perform down by the Chippewa River! For pricing and canoe times visit www.buckleyscanoe.com.

June 19th – Another night of great concerts at Soaring Eagle Casino. Tonight’s show is country music star Hunter Hays! For more concerts visit www.soaringeaglecasino.com.
 
June 20th – Looking for a great deal? Today starts the Mt. Pleasant City Wide Garage Sales. Travel around Isabella County and see what deals you can find.
 
June 21st – Come cheer on the athletes of the Pastime Baseball tournament. The boys will be playing for the championship at the CMU baseball fields.

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June 22nd – It’s a great day for fishing and Deerfield Nature Park has many places along the Chippewa River you can visit!

June 23rdCentral Michigan University is host to the traveling Holocaust Memorial Exhibit. Visit the Museum of Cultural and Natural History to view this free exhibit.
 
June 24th – Looking for a night out? Get a sitter and head to Soaring Eagle Casino! Try your luck at the tables or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants.
 
June 25th – CMU offers great live shows during their summer theater program! See “Murder by Natural Causes” at Bush Theater at 7:30pm.
 
June 26th – Another CMU Summer Theater show opens tonight. Come see “Smell of the Kill” at Bush Theater at 7:30pm.
 
June 27th – The last of the Summer Theater shows premieres tonight with “The Complete World of Sports”. Start your weekend with this comedy at Bush Theater at 7:30pm.
 
June 28th – The softball fields at CMU and in the parks of Mt. Pleasant are filled with athletes for the MASA Junior Olympic Softball Tournament. Stop by a field and cheer on the girls.

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June 29th – Do you like disc golfing? Head to Deerfield Park for the Michigan Match Play 3rd Annual Championship.
 
June 30th – Practice on your strike with a visit to 989 Bowling or Chippewa Lanes!
 
July 1st – It is the first day of Chair Affair! Walk the streets of downtown Mt. Pleasant and see the creative painted chairs made by local artists in the community.
 
July 2nd – Feeling creative? Painted Turtle is a great place to paint your very own pottery. With a new location downtown, everyone can enjoy this family fun experience.
 
July 3rd – Have you been to Mt. Pleasant’s Farmer’s Market yet? Located in Island Park, the farmer’s market provides fresh produce, and locally made products.
 
July 4th – Celebrate Independence Day with a fantastic firework display at Soaring Eagle Casino!
 
July 5th – The kids will love to spend the holiday weekend at Gammy Woods Campground where they can decorate their bikes and participate in the Isabella County Parks & Rec. Bike Parade.
 
July 6th – Go on an adventure over the holiday weekend. Rent a canoe from Buckley’s Canoe and explore the Chippewa River like never before! For rental information visit www.buckleyscanoe.com.

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July 7th – Go to the extreme with Snow Snake’s Zip Line Tours in Harrison, MI. For zip line information visit www.snowsnake.net.

July 8th – Want to try something new? Dog Central in downtown Mt. Pleasant has many unique creations when it comes to hot dogs. Try one for lunch today.
 
July 9th – Test your limits with the A-Wall Indoor Rock Climbing Wall at Central Michigan University in Finch Field House. For climbing wall information visit www.cmich.edu or call 989-774-1425.
 
July 10th – Kick off the Max & Emily’s Summer Concert Series with Bryan Vander Ark and Friends in downtown Mt. Pleasant outside of Max & Emily’s Eatery. For more concert information visit www.maxandemilys.com.

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July 11th – Classic cars fill the streets of downtown for the 1st Annual Back to the Bricks Mt. Pleasant Car Show! And stick around for the first Movies by Moonlight of the summer featuring Disney’s Frozen! For Back to the Bricks information visit www.backtothebricksmp.org.
 
July 12th – Back to the Bricks Mt. Pleasant is at it again. Bring the family for music, great food, and kids activities! Visit www.backtothebricksmp.org for more details.
 
July 13th – Enjoy your Sunday morning with a donut from Robaire’s Bakery.
 
July 14th – What a great week to take a vacation and go camping! Mt. Pleasant has many local campgrounds your family will love.
 
July 15th – Kids love to cool off in the water. Beat the heat with a trip to Mt. Pleasant’s Splash Park located in Island Park.

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July 16th – Facing another day of rain? Have a local and educational experience with a trip to Ziibwing Center. For more information on tours visit www.sagchip.org/ziibiwing.
 
July 17th – Have you gone tubing down the Chippewa River yet? Join in on the tradition students and locals have been doing for decades!
 
July 18th – Spend your Friday trying out a disc golf course. Mt. Pleasant has one on CMU’s Campus and in Deerfield Park.
 
July 19th – Make family memories by visiting Rhynard’s Blueberry Farm offering U-Pick and pre-picked blueberries! For times and information visit www.rhynardsblueberryfarm.com.
 
July 20th – Our parks offer areas for many different sports. Head to Island Park and play anything from baseball to volleyball or even tennis.

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July 21st – Enjoy one of the famous sandwiches at Max & Emily’s Eatery while soaking up the sun on their patio!

July 22nd – Head to the Isabella County Fair at the fair grounds for animal shows and amusements rides!
 
July 23rd – The Midwest Girls Basketball Report is coming to Mt. Pleasant. Cheer on the girls as they play at CMU, Shepherd High School and Beal City High School.
 
July 24th – Every Thursday head over to the Pixie for their Cruisin' the Pix Night. Enjoy classic cars at this classic restaurant establish over 60 years ago.
 
July 25th – Head out to the Saginaw Chippewa Campground for the Saginaw Chippewa
Annual Pow Wow where you can enjoy Native American dancing, singing, food and crafts!
 
July 26th – Take the kids to the golf course. Bucks Run offers family putt-putt. For more information visit www.bucksrun.com.
 
July 27th – On a hot Sunday everyone likes to cool off. Head to Coldwater Lake Family Park for fun swimming.

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July 28th – On this beautiful day even our furry friends like to play! Take the dogs for a walk through the streets of downtown or on one of the many gorgeous park trails.
 
July 29th – Hit the greens! With the many golf courses in Mt. Pleasant playing a game is easy to do. Visit www.micentralswing.com to book your golf getaway.
 
July 30th – Are you creative with yarn? Join the Yarn Bomb as part of Art Walk Central and decorate lamp posts on the streets of Mt. Pleasant. Don’t forget to visit www.artwalkcentral.com for more event information.
 
July 31st – It’s a night of concerts! The Kruger Brothers will be performing at the Max & Emily’s Free Summer Concert Series and Delilah DeWylde and The Lost Boys performing at Buckely’s Canoe! Also Rascal Flatts will be at Soaring Eagle and Casino. For more concert info visit www.maxandemilys.com, www.buckleyscanoe.com or www.soaringeaglecasino.com
 
August 1st – Every Friday night the Mt. Pleasant Speedway has exciting races. Take the family and have fun watching the race cars. For the summer schedule visit www.mtpleasantspeedway.com.  
 
August 2nd – Kids feeling cooped up? Have them explore the Timber Town play structure at Island Park.
 

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August 3rd – A beautiful day could use a bike ride. Explore downtown Mt. Pleasant with an afternoon on the bike.
 
August 4th – Spend a beautiful evening having a beautiful dinner. Midori Sushi and Martini Lounge have a great patio for enjoying your meal outside.
 
August 5th – Learn how to create art pieces with chalk in the Chalk Art Workshop as part of Art Walk Central! Don’t forget to visit www.artwalkcentral.com for more event information.
 
August 6th – Do some good in the community and volunteer at H.A.T.S. For more information on H.A.T.S. and animal adoption go to www.hatsweb.org.

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August 7thDowntown Mt. Pleasant is the place to be today! Kids are welcome to tile painting as part of Art Walk Central. Meanwhile artists hit the sidewalks for ChalkArt! All followed by Max & Emily’s Concert Series featuring Shuba Vedula. For more concert info visit www.maxandemilys.com.  
 
August 8th – Feeling creative today? Artist Rex Tower is hosting a painting workshop in the “open air” as part of Art Walk Central. Don’t forget to visit www.artwalkcentral.com for more event information.
 
August 9th – Tonight is the second film featured in the Movies by Moonlight outdoor movie series. Bring the whole family to City Hall to watch Despicable Me 2!
 
August 10th – For a nice warm summer night, it’s great to relax with a cone of soft serve ice cream on the picnic tables outside of Doozie’s Ice Cream Place.
 
August 11th – A trip to Morey Courts always makes your day better. You can play basketball, volleyball, or tennis. You can even try the racquetball courts.
 

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August 12th – As part of Art Walk Central, the artists are having a Meet and Greet night at Art Reach of Mid Michigan! Come meet the talent that decorates Mt. Pleasant for the month of August. Don’t forget to visit www.artwalkcentral.com for more event information.
 
August 13th – Want a romantic date night? Camille’s on the river provides the romantic dinner you have been looking for, while enjoying the beautiful Chippewa River.
 
August 14th – Tonight head to downtown Mt. Pleasant for another Max & Emily’s summer concert featuring The Saucecats. For more concert info visit www.maxandemilys.com.
 
August 15th – Are you a beer fan? Head to Mountain Town Brewing Company and try some delicious local brews.
 
August 16th – Tonight is the last film in the Movies by Moonlight series! Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and see the classic Singin’ in the Rain.
 
August 17th – Have you enjoyed the art pieces part of Art Walk Central yet? Grab a map from Art Reach of Mid Michigan in downtown and look at the pieces made by artists from all around. Don’t forget to visit www.artwalkcentral.com for more event information.

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August 18th – Did you know you can access the adventure trail at any one of the parks in Mt. Pleasant? Walk a couple miles of trails today.

August 19th – Have you noticed the banners around town? Art Walk Central’s Festival of Banners is happening now! Walk the streets of downtown Mt. Pleasant, Winn, and Shepherd and see art from all around the community.
 
August 20th – The First Church of the Nazarene is throwing their Back to School Bash. Join them for food, games, and a school supply give away.
 
August 21st – Every Thursday Fireside Grill at Maple Creek Golf Course in Shepherd has an International Night. Enjoy delicious food from countries all over the world.
 
August 22nd – Head out to Blanchard for the Steam and Gas Engine Show. See antique tractors, shop the flea market and more!
 
August 23rd – Tonight is the last concert of the Max & Emily’s Concert Series! Head downtown and enjoy the rhythmic sounds of The Ragbirds. For more concert info visit www.maxandemilys.com.
 
August 24th –Enjoy a coffee or delicious snack at Kaya Coffee and Tea Company.
 
August 25th – Kids love to take pictures. Sign them up for Photography for Kids camp at the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum. The camp runs from Aug 26th – 29th. For more information on this and other camps visit www.mpdiscoverymuseum.com.
 
August 26th – Everyone enjoys going to the movies. Celebration Cinema offers the latest blockbusters with delicious popcorn. Try the new D-Box seats, where you move and shake with the film, and experience movies at a whole new level. 
 

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August 27th – When the kids need something new and exciting take them to the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum where learning is fun! For membership information visit www.mpdiscoverymuseum.org.

August 28th – Summer is coming to an end and football season is starting! Head to Kelly/Shorts Stadium for the season opener as the CMU Chippewas play Chattanooga. For a full football schedule go to www.cmuchippewas.com.
 
August 29th – Head to Soaring Eagle to see Fall Out Boy as part of their outdoor concert series. For more information go to www.soaringeaglecasino.com.
 
August 30th – Experience the Yoder’s Quilt Auction and Flea Market. With over 400 craft booths there’s something for everyone.
 
August 31st – Families love to get a day pass for the Soaring Eagle Water Park. Shoot down a water slide or relax while floating on the lazy river. 
 
September 1st – Happy Labor Day! Spend today outside, whether it’s at one of the Mt. Pleasant Parks or celebrating in your own backyard.
 
September 2nd – Make memories by taking the family horse back riding at Outback Riding Stables. Visit www.outback-lodge.com for more information.
 
September 3rd – It’s not too late in the summer to enjoy a great patio! Hunter’s Ale House has a great atmosphere with great food and drinks.

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September 4th – The Farmer’s Market is still going on. Stop by Island Park for fresh local products.
 
September 5th – Today marks the first day of the 41st Annual Wheatland Music Festival. Take the camper and enjoy live music with friends.
 
September 6thThe Cabin is another great place with a patio, and if you have the courage, give it a shot with karaoke on Saturday and Thursday nights.
 
September 7th Want to host a wine and cheese party? Market on Main has everything you will need
 
September 8th – Close out the summer with a BBQ! All of Mt. Pleasant Parks provide grills and picnic tables for gatherings.