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100 Days of Summer in 2015


June 1- Spend today with a furry friend and volunteer at HATS.

June 2- Get your tickets to ride the Pere Marquette 1225 Steam Engine Train heading to Back to the Bricks- Cadillac on June 6th!

June 3- Join Art Reach of Mid Michigan for their Let’s Do Lunch program featuring Mina Son.

June 4- Stop by The Farmer’s Market summer opening in Island Park for some fresh produce!

June 5- Head to Island Park for the 31st Annual Summer Festival with carnival rides, flea markets and more.

June 6- Enjoy great beer in Mt. Pleasant at the Mt. Pleasant Craft Beer Festival. Need a good laugh? Kathy Griffin will be performing at the Soaring Eagle Casino.

June 7- See the classic cars at Rods in the Park as part of Mt. Pleasant Summer Festival.

June 8- Stop by Coldwater Lake and enjoy their new boat launch for a day on the water.

June 9- Head to Veterans Memorial Library for Teen Tuesday: All Things Gaming. Celebrate board games and video games with snacks and a movie.

June 10- Visit the Central Michigan University Art Gallery and see their latest exhibit.

June 11- Hop on your bike and enjoy a ride through a park or Downtown.


June 12- It’s the first day of Le Tour de Mont Pleasant as racers ride the Time Trials at Central Michigan University.

June 13- Today the kids can enjoy a day of aviation with the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum at the Woodruff Lake Airport in Winn, MI. Also the second day of Le Tour de Mont Pleasant includes a kid’s race at Island Park, and the final road race starting at Mid Michigan Community College. Good luck racers!

June 14- Spend today exploring Downtown Mt. Pleasant and the Festival of Banners. With boutiques for shopping, locally owned restaurants, and parks there is something for everyone.

June 15- Let the kids blow off some steam with arcade games at Cyber Quest.

June 16- Have a date night with putt-putt golf and ice cream at The Golf Center.

June 17- Catch a Great Lakes Loons baseball game at Dow Diamond!

June 18- Head to Downtown Mt. Pleasant for the first Max and Emily’s Summer Concert of 2015 as The Kruger Brothers return for a night of fun and music.

June 19- Hit the greens at Riverwood Resort and try the new phenomenon that is footgolf!


June 20- Make a splash while tubing or canoeing the Chippewa River with friends and family!

June 21- Happy Father’s Day! Spend today with Dad grilling at a Mt. Pleasant area park.

June 22- If you roller blade or skate board, Island Park skate park is the perfect place to try new tricks and jumps.

June 23- See the “International Children’s Books: Celebrating the Recent Gifts” exhibit at the Clark Historical Library on the campus of CMU.

June 24- A Summer of comedy hits Central Michigan University’s Summer Theater. See Don’t Dress for Dinner in Bush Theater at 7:30 p.m.

June 25- Soaring Eagle Casino kicks off their Summer Concert Series with Keith Urban tonight at the outdoor stage.

June 26- See another comedy at Central Michigan University as Summer Theater presents: One Slight Hitch. Performed in Bush Theater at 7:30 p.m.

June 27- Spend today getting a bargain during the Citywide Garage Sales!


June 28- The third comedy as part of Central Michigan University Summer Theater premieres Jerry Finnegan’s Sister in Bush Theater at 2:00 p.m.

June 29- Looking for a challenge? Take on the CMU Climbing Wall inside Finch Fieldhouse.

June 30- Head to the Ziibiwing Cultural Center to learn about local Native American history and heritage.

July 1- Stroll the streets of Downtown Mt. Pleasant and see the decorated chairs as Art Reach of Mid Michigan kicks off Chair Affair!

July 2- Welcome athletes of the Michigan Amateur Softball Association as they compete on the local fields in the Mt. Pleasant area. Good luck to all the teams!

July 3- Take the kids to Island Park and have fun in the water at the Spray Park.

July 4- Happy Independence Day! Don’t miss the fireworks show at Soaring Eagle Casino.

July 5- Spend the day swimming and visiting the covered bridge at Deerfield Nature Park.

July 6- Treat yourself to a dole whip or arctic swirl at Doozies ice cream.

July 7- Sign up for Art Reach of Mid Michigan’s Painting the Town painting and wine party happing on July 16th.


July 8- Relax and enjoy great food and drinks on Midori’s outdoor deck in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.

July 9- Travel back through time and check out some old fashioned hot rods every Thursday at The Pixie.

July 10- Let Buckle’s Mountain Side Canoe Paddle and Pick show you a good time canoeing on the Chip River, followed by a performance by Whistle Stop Review.

July 11- Enjoy some fresh local produce from the Farmer’s Market at city hall.

July 12- Catch a Sunday movie at Celebration Cinema.

July 13- Take the kids and swing by the Veterans Memorial Library for a new book.

July 14- Spend the afternoon shopping at Basketree in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.

July 15- Head to one of the local bowling allies for bowling, food, and fun with friends and family.

July 16- Rock out at the Avenged Sevenfold concert at Soaring Eagle Casino!


July 17- Take a trip north to SnowSnake for an exciting day of zip lining.

July 18- Join artist Carole Howard as she hosts the Nature Drawing Series at Deerfield Nature Park.

July 19- See Rod Stewart at the Soaring Eagle Casino for a night of classics.

July 20- Enjoy carnival rides, elephant ears, and animals at the Isabella County Fair!

July 21- Def Leppard rocks Soaring Eagle Casino with another Outdoor Summer Concert.

July 22- Get a night of laughs with Comedy Night at the Ziibiwing Cultural Center during Nativefest.


July 23- Today walk the streets of Downtown Mt. Pleasant during the Arts and Craft Festival and Sidewalk Sales.

July 24- Join Buckley’s Mountain Side Canoe for their Paddle and Pick Concert series featuring The Mud Puppies.

July 25- Experience Native American traditions with the Saginaw Chippewa National Pow Wow hosted at the Saginaw Chippewa Campground.

July 26- Listen to a night of Country with Grammy winner Tim McGraw at Soaring Eagle Casino.

July 27- Isabella County is home to over 1,000 farms. Visit a local U-Pick farm today!

July 28- Grab some friends and head over to Island Park for sand volleyball.

July 29- Take the kids to the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum and enjoy a fun interactive experience over the long summer break.

July 30- Art Walk Central kicks off with Art Battle in front of Art Reach of Mid Michigan, and Max and Emily’s welcomes Channing and Quinn for their Summer Concert Series.

July 31- Come light up Downtown Mt. Pleasant with the Glow in the Art 5k, followed by a painting of the intersection of Main and Broadway as part of Art Walk Central. Check in begins at 8:30 p.m. The race starts at 10 p.m.


Aug. 1- Join Art Reach of Mid Michigan as they paint the intersections as part of Art Walk Central. Then grab a chair or blanket and head to City Hall for the first Movies by Moonlight of 2015! Tonight’s movie will be Disney’s Cinderella. 

Aug. 2- Visit Outback Riding Stables for horseback riding or lessons.

Aug. 3- Stay active this summer and walk the track at Morey Courts for only $1.

Aug. 4- Learn how to make chalk art pieces with Art Walk Central’s Chalk Workshop.

Aug. 5- See Nickleback at Soaring Eagle Casino as part of their Outdoor Summer Concert Series.

Aug. 6- Join Art Walk Central for their Poetry Slam.

Aug. 7- Spend an evening on the Chippewa River with Buckley’s Mountainside Canoe during their Paddle and Pick concert series featuring Mike Gilmore Trio.

Aug. 8- The steam rollers join Art Walk Central for the steam roller print making in Downtown Mt. Pleasant. Then head to City Hall for another Movies by Moonlight playing The Lego Movie.


Aug. 9- The GKB trail offers miles of paved paths through the Mt. Pleasant City Parks system. Take a walk through the City Parks along the Chippewa River.

Aug. 10- Art Walk Central celebrates A Day of Anishable Art with the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.

Aug. 11- Enjoy a great meal outside on The Cabin’s patio.

Aug. 12- Experience youth and adult story telling at Art Reach of Mid Michigan as part of Art Walk Central.

Aug. 13- Try disc golfing at Deerfield Nature Park or at Central Michigan University today.


Aug. 14- Join Art Walk Central for their annual Plein Air Event at Art Reach of Mid Michigan.

Aug. 15- Movies by Moonlight presents Singin’ in the Rain as their last installment of free outdoor movies.

Aug. 16- Try the stained glass workshop as part of Art Walk Central.

Aug. 17- Cool down with a day pass at Soaring Eagle Waterpark.

Aug. 18- Head to Shepherd Community Library for Teen Tuesday: Iron Chef. Teens will be challenged to create the supreme cuisine with a list of ingredients provided, plus the “secret ingredient” to make it extra challenging!

Aug. 19- Spend the day hitting the greens on one of the many golf courses Central Michigan has to offer. Book your play and stay packages with Michigan’s Central Swing for your golf getaway!


Aug. 19- Spend the day hitting the greens on one of the many golf courses Central Michigan has to offer. Book your play and stay packages with Michigan’s Central Swing for your golf getaway!

Aug. 20- Looking for something extreme? Call Central Michigan Skydivers and experience skydiving right in Mt. Pleasant!

Aug. 21- Enjoy a night of races at the Mt. Pleasant Speedway on E. River RD.

Aug. 22- See comedian Bill Engval at The Soaring Eagle Casino.

Aug. 23- Go swimming at the Student Activity Center on the campus of CMU.

Aug. 24- See the Great Lakes Loons play against Bowling Green at Dow Diamond.

Aug. 25- Find your favorites spot on the Chippewa River for a day of fishing.

Aug. 26- Enjoy Family Story Time at Veterans Memorial Library.

Aug. 27- Get creative and try paint your own pottery at Painted Turtle in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.

Aug. 28- This weekend is the annual Blanchard Steam and Gas Engine show at Mill Pond Park in Blanchard.


Aug. 29- Tonight welcome back CMU alumni, actor, comedian, and musician Jeff Daniels as he performs with the Ben Daniels Band at the last Max and Emily’s Summer Concert of the year.

Aug. 30- See an exciting night of motocross racing with the Edge of Summer event at Soaring Eagle Casino.

Aug. 31- Enjoy dinner on the Buffalo Wild Wings patio.

Sept. 1- Stock up on your Maroon and Gold with the latest Chippewa gear at the CMU Bookstore.

Sept. 2- Spoil yourself with a dessert from Crème de la Crème in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.

Sept. 3- Cheer on the Chippewa’s as they face off against Oklahoma State University at Kelly/Shorts Stadium in the first home football game of 2015!

Sept. 4- See the hand crafted quilts and crafts at the Yoder’s Flea Market in Clare.

Sept. 5- Try your luck on the gaming floor at Soaring Eagle Casino.

Sept. 6- Soak in the last days of summer sun with a picnic in one of the many parks the Mt. Pleasant area has to offer.

Sept. 7- Happy Labor Day! Spend today with family and friends before the school year kicks off.

Sept. 8- Try the new Jump Station featuring indoor inflatable obstacles on Broomfield RD.