Art Exhibit: Enrichments
During regular Library hours
Central Michigan University’s Art Collection contains many works created by current and former faculty members from the Department of Art & Design. This exhibition honors their talents and contributions.
More than 40 furniture pieces including Adirondack chairs and tables will be transformed into works of art and can be enjoyed by the public outside local downtown businesses. This public art exhibit is also a silent auction fundraiser with proceeds benefiting children’s programs at Art Reach. Bidding in the silent auction, voting for “People’s Choice” and brochures mapping out the chair locations will be available at Art Reach on Broadway.
Head to the Morey Family Gallery at Art Reach of Mid Michigan and experience the artwork of local artists!
Spend this weekend at the Wheatland Festival Grounds with workshops in traditional forms of dance, music, crafts, vocal and instrumental instruction. The evenings also include performances and dances.
The Women’s Initiative would like to invite you to an evening of great food, fun and networking! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and door prizes with the Women’s Initiative as they kick-off the summer! Tickets may be purchased from any member of the Women’s Initiative Committee or via the Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation (306 S. University).
Mount Pleasant is home to the Annual Special Olympics Summer Games. The ten types of competition offered at the State Summer Games each year include aquatics, bocce, bowling, gymnastics, horseshoes, power lifting, weightlifting, volleyball, developmental athletics and motor activities training program. Join the fun as 5,500 athletes, coaches, chaperones and volunteers from nearly every county in Michigan come together to share in the competition, joy, acceptance, friendship, inclusion and excitement of the State Summer Games!
The Pere Marquette 1225 ‘s first trip of its 75th Birthday season tour will be from Mt. Pleasant to Cadillac on June 4th, 2016! Sponsored by the Cadillac Area Visitors Bureau, the train will depart from Mountain Town Station in Mt. Pleasant and will head to Cadillac on Saturday, June 4th, at 9:00 am.
This year, the Back to the Bricks – Cadillac, Saturday schedule is as follows:
9:00 am -12:00 noon – Registration
10:00 am – Godfrey Blessing of the Classics
11:00 am – Safelite Lakes Cruise
12:00 noon – Shoreline Show & Shine <>
12:00 – 6:00 pm – Forest Fun Run
12:00 pm – Pere Marquette 1225 Arrives
12:00 – 4:00 pm – Music, Vendors in the Park
4:00 pm – Pere Marquette 1225 departs for Mt. Pleasant
Passengers riding the train to the Saturday festivities will be able to hear Live Music by The Moonhowlers with Rob & Bob in the park, get food, shop, and this year there will be a casual shoreline show & shine in the parking lots adjacent to the Lake after the Safelite Lakes Cruise. The 1225 will drop off passengers and leave to turn the train around then will return to be on display during the layover in Cadillac around 1:00 pm. The train crew will be demonstrating routine maintenance of the steam locomotive in preparation for the return trip home throughout the afternoon. The train should arrive back in Mt. Pleasant around 7:00 pm.
Artist Reception: Enrichments
CMU Library, Baber Room
An artist reception with refreshments will take place in conjunction with the exhibit: Enrichments, Works of CMU Art Faculty from the University Art Collection. Central Michigan University’s Art Collection contains many works created by current and former faculty members from the Department of Art & Design. This exhibition honors their talents and contributions. This event is free and open to the public.
The Second Friday monthly event is a collaborative effort with Helios Art Gallery in Downtown Mt. Pleasant. Both galleries will remain open until 8:00 p.m. on the second Friday of each month and will provide light refreshments for their guests to enjoy as they view art exhibits.