100 Days of Spring
Mar. 3 – Bring the whole family to Morey Courts tonight for their Family Fun Night from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. You can also catch a showing of Mt. Pleasant High School’s Little Mermaid Musical today and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the MPHS auditorium.
Mar. 4 – See Steve Martin and Martin Short live at Soaring Eagle Casino at 8 p.m.
Mar. 5 – Cheer on CMU’s Women’s Gymnastics as they face off against Rutgers in McGuirk Arena tonight!
Mar. 6 – March is reading month! Visit a Chippewa River District Library and find some new reading material.
Mar. 7 – Check out the Annual Juried CMU Student Art Exhibition in the University Art Gallery.
Mar. 8 – Head to Mountain Town Station for their Wednesday night sushi special.
Mar. 9 – Try your luck on the gaming floor at Soaring Eagle Casino.
Mar. 10 – Join the Home Builders Association of Central Michigan for the 2017 Home Show March 10th, 11th, and 12th at the Indoor Athletic Complex on the Campus of CMU.
Mar. 11 – See Travis Tritt and Tracey Lawrence live at Soaring Eagle Casino.
Mar. 12 – Today is the last day of the HBACM Home Show on CMU’s campus. You can also head to campus to cheer on the women’s lacrosse team against Cincinnati.
Mar. 13 – Bounce over to The Jump Station for a day of active family fun!
Mar. 14 – Get your golf swing ready for the upcoming golf season. Schedule a tee time at Buck’s Run Virtual Golf.
Mar. 15 – Head to Clare for the Irish Festival, going on March 15-19.
Mar. 18 – Today you can take the kids to CMU’s Museum of Cultural & Natural History for free from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. during Kids and Culture. You can also experience the 28th Annual CMU Pow Wow with the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. Finally, don’t miss Tony, Toni, Tone live at Soaring Eagle Casino tonight.
Mar. 19 – Check out the Mid-Michigan Model Train Show at Finch Fieldhouse today from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Today is also your last chance to attend the CMU Pow Wow and learn more about the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe’s heritage and culture.
Mar. 20 – It’s the first day of spring! Celebrate with a stroll through Island Park and enjoy the fresh spring air.
Mar. 21 – Feeling adventurous? Try out the CMU climbing wall today with a friend during 2 for 1 admission.
Mar. 22 – Enjoy a showing of The Grand Budapest Hotel and enjoy a Founders craft beer for just $2 at Celebration Cinema.
Mar. 23 – Today is National Puppy Day! Volunteer at H.A.T.S today and visit with some of their four legged friends.
Mar. 24 – See CMU’s University Theatre production of “Doubt, A Parable” in Moore Hall’s side theatre.
Mar. 25 – Get creative and paint some pottery at The Painted Turtle in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
Mar. 26 – Grab your running shoes! Today is the MudDog 5K, 10K and Half Marathon, which starts at 9 a.m. from Okelly’s Sports Bar and Grill.
Mar. 27 – Bring your little ones to see Harry Potter at the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum during their Marvelous Movie Day Camp from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Mar. 28 – Get active at Morey Courts tonight. Passes are just $5 after 4 p.m.!
Mar. 29 – It may be spring, but you can still enjoy open skate at the I.C.E arena from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mar. 30 – Take a tour of the Ziibiwing Cultural Center and learn more about the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe’s heritage and culture.
Mar. 31 – Grab dinner at Sacred Heart Academy’s fish fry.
Apr. 1 – Shop for great finds at Shipshewana on the Road at Soaring Eagle Casino today and tomorrow.
Apr. 2 – See the artwork of Katie K. Chichester Mester at her “Green Pastures & Still Waters” exhibit at Park Library.
Apr. 3 – It’s opening day! Head to O’Kelly’s Sports Bar and Grill to cheer on the Tigers at their Detroit Tigers Viewing Party.
Apr. 4 – Make a splash with a day pass to Soaring Eagle Waterpark.
Apr. 5 – Cheer on CMU’s Men’s Baseball team as they face off against Oakland University at 3 p.m.
Apr. 6 – Get active at the Student Activity Center!
Apr. 7 – Destination Imagination returns to Mt. Pleasant today and tomorrow. Visit CMU’s campus to check out the kid powered scholastic games.
Apr. 8 – Hop on over to Finch Fieldhouse on the Campus of CMU for the Great Egg Scramble. Children ages 2-10 will enjoy crafts, games and refreshments.
Apr. 9 – Hundreds of candy filled eggs will be waiting for teens and their flashlights at Island Park tonight for the Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt! Come for a night of free fun, food and amazing prizes starting at 8:30 p.m.
Apr. 11 – Check out The Soo Locks in Photos Exhibit at Clarke Historical Library.
Apr. 12 – Enjoy dinner and wine for two at Fireside Grille in Shepherd. Every Wednesday they’re offering 2 entrees and a bottle of wine for just $40.
Apr. 13 – Today is National Make Lunch Count Day! Head to Max and Emily’s in Downtown Mt. Pleasant for a delicious sandwich or wrap.
Apr. 14 – Head to Soaring Eagle Casino tonight for their Dance with Death Murder Mystery Dinner.
Apr. 15 – See America with special guest, Christopher Cross perform at Soaring Eagle Casino tonight.
Apr. 17 – The weather is starting to warm up! That means it’s time to stop at Doozies for a delicious frozen treat.
Apr. 18 – Cheer on the Sacred Heart Academy Girls Varsity Softball team during their 6 p.m. home game.
Apr. 19 – Visit Elliott Greenhouse for some fresh spring flowers.
Apr. 20 – Be entertained at the University Dance Company Concert tonight, starting at 7:30 p.m.
Apr. 21 – See DNCE live in concert at McGuirk Arena.
Apr. 22 – Happy Earth Day! Tonight you can attend a special Sky Viewing with CRDL at the CMU observatory. Today is also the annual CMU Threads Fashion Show, which will take place in Finch Fieldhouse at 5:30 p.m. Chris Tucker will also be live at Soaring Eagle Casino tonight.
Apr. 23 – Today is National Picnic Day! Pack a basket or grab lunch downtown and head to one of the area’s local parks.
Apr. 24 – Cheer on the Mt. Pleasant High School Varsity Baseball team at their 4 p.m. home game.
Apr. 25 – Enjoy a night of music and entertainment during the CMU Orchestra at 7:30 p.m.
Apr. 26 – Have some delicious craft cocktails and tapas tonight at One Twenty South.
Apr. 27 – Bring a glass of your favorite beverage and try Painting the Town with Art Reach of Mid Michigan tonight.
Apr. 28 – Come to Shepherd, MI for the Annual Maple Syrup Festival! Enjoy all you can eat pancake meals, arts and crafts, parades and more!
Apr. 29 – Today you can check out the Maple Syrup Festival Classic Car Show in Shepherd, as well as the kick off of the Gus Macker basketball tournament at CMU. Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will also be live at Soaring Eagle Casino.
Apr. 30 – It’s the last day of the Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival. Learn about Shepherd’s history at the Historical Red School House open during the festival. You can also take the kids to check out some awesome live science demonstrations during Science Sunday at the Discovery Museum.
May 1 – Get active tonight during Monday night drop-in volleyball at Morey Courts.
May 2 – Can’t decide if you want to golf or play soccer today? No problem, try footgolf at Riverwood Resort!
May 4 – Visit Art Reach of Mid Michigan and check out the Morey Family Gallery, as well as Art Reach’s unique gift shop.
May 5 – Happy Cinco de Mayo! Have a festive meal and maybe a margarita or two at one of the area’s local Mexican restaurants.
May 6 – Today is CMU’s graduation, be sure to wear your maroon and gold! Today is also Free Comic Book Day at Veteran’s Memorial Library.
May 7– We hope you’re hungry because today is the Mt. Pleasant Lions Club’s Barbeque Chicken Dinner at Island Park from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
May 8 – Try an iced or hot coffee from Kaya Coffee House.
May 9 – Have some fun putt-putting at the golf center.
May 10 – Walk the trails and see the covered bridge at Deerfield Nature Park.
May 11 – Shop Mt. Pleasant and the surrounding area for unique antique stores.
May 12 – Visit the local breweries and try some of the new spring or summer brews available.
May 13 – See the Broadway Theatre’s Kids performance of Aladdin Jr.
May 14 – Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Celebrate with your mom by taking her to brunch at Comfort Inn and Suites.
May 16 – Cheer on CMU’s Men’s Baseball team at they face off against MSU today.
May 17 – Get involved and come to the Timber Town Community Build from now until May 21st to help build the new kid’s park.
May 19 – Today is the first day of the Yoder’s Quilt Auction and Flea Market. Enjoy hand crafted quilts and crafts.
May 20 – The kids can enjoy a free program today at the Off Broadway Performing Arts Studio as a part of Kids and Culture.
May 21 – Enjoy a CFX $5 Sunday movie at Celebration Cinema.
May 22 – Let the kids explore the world of different animals during Animal Antics at The Discovery Museum.
May 23- Grab some wheels and hit the skate park at Island Park.
May 24- Enjoy make and take crafts with your little one at the Shepherd Community Library at 3:30 p.m.
May 25 – Cheer on the Mt. Pleasant High School Girl’s Varsity Soccer team during their 5 p.m. home game.
May 26 – Spend this weekend at the Wheatland festival grounds with workshops in traditional forms of dance, music, crafts, vocal and instrumental instruction during the annual Wheatland Traditional Arts Weekend.
May 27 – Live in the Scottish tradition at the Alma Highland Festival this weekend. Event includes traditional Scottish sport competitions, traditional dances, music, and more!
May 29 – Happy Memorial Day. Spend today outside fishing on the Chippewa River.
May 30 – Grab your mountain bike and hit the trails at Deerfield Nature Park.
May 31 – Head to Coldwater Lake for a beach day.
June 1– Today is the first Farmers’ Market of the year. Head to Island Park for fresh produce.
June 2– This weekend kicks off the Special Olympics State Summer Games! Good luck to all of the athletes.
June 3– Walk around Downtown Mt. Pleasant and enjoy shopping and plenty of dining options.
June 4– Grab your golf clubs and hit some of the local fairways today!
June 5 – Cool off while you tube or kayak the Chippewa River.
June 6 – Feeling adventurous? Try zip-lining at Snow Snake.
June 7 – Check out the decorated banners around town during Art Reach’s Festival of Banners.
June 8 – Try a normal yoga or hot yoga class in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
June 9 – Treat yourself to a day of pampering at a local salon.
June 10 – Today is the Mt. Pleasant Craft Beer Festival! Head to Downtown Mt. Pleasant to try over 27 different brews, ciders, and meads from all over Michigan.
For more information on any of these events you can contact the Mt. Pleasant Area CVB at (989) 772-4433.