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When you visit the surrounding area of Castle in the Country, we can expand your getaway experience! From Brewery Tours to Antique Markets, Grilling Classes to Festivals, we’ll help you with all there is to do with some great activities on our curated list of the best events in Michigan! Whether you’re a local looking for something new, in town for a day or two, or visiting for a week, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Experience it all with a stay at our extraordinary Allegan bed and breakfast Inn.  We’re located within a 30 mile radius of Saugatuck, Holland, South Haven and Kalamazoo Michigan.

July, 2021
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Mon-Sun July All Dates, 2021 Oval Beach Park

Celebrated around the world for its beautiful sweep of shoreline and backdrop of rolling dunes, this is the main beach in Saugatuck Michigan. Oval Beach Park is open all year from 8 a.m. -10 p.m. The daily vehicle entrance fee is $10 (8am – 9pm).

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Location: Saugatuck, MI – 32 miles

Thurs & Sat July 1,3,8,10,15,17,22,24,29,31, 2021 Music in the Vineyards - Fenn Valley Vineyards

Relax and enjoy live music with a breathtaking view of the vineyards. Runs every Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm and Saturday from 2-5pm, weather permitting.

  • July 1st: DeHurricane (Reggae)
  • July 3rd: Dave & Connie D (Eclectic Acoustic)
  • July 8th: Shelagh Brown & Robbie Koets (Country)
  • July 10th: Steve Michaels (Acoustic Americana)
  • July 15th: Out of Favor Boys Trio (Blues/Funk)
  • July 17th: Down River Dan (Acoustic/Blues)
  • July 22nd: Tyler Roy Band (Country)
  • July 24th: Dan Geib (Acoustic Rock/Blues)
  • July 29th: The Mickeys (Indie Folk)
  • July 31st: E-Man (Acoustic Folk/Rock)

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Fri July 2, 2021 Kalamazoo Art Hop

Explore historic downtown Kalamazoo while you stroll hand-in-hand and enjoy unique local artwork!

Every first Friday of the month from 6-8pm. Free to the public.

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Location: Kalamazoo, MI – 23 miles

Sat July 3, 2021 Waterfront Invitational Fine Art Fair

Enjoy the outdoors while viewing good art! From 10 to 5, at the Village Square Park at Butler and Main Street, you can buy or just look at some excellent works of art at the Waterfront Invitational Art Fair produced by the Saugatuck Douglas Art Club!

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Location: Saugatuck, MI – 30 miles

Sat July 17, 2021 Modales Wines - Live Music

Modales will feature LIVE music every Saturday through October 30th! Most shows are 3pm-6pm but always check their website as a few shows will vary.

Music Schedule:

  • July 17th: Lynn & The Moonshine Runners

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Sat July 3,10,17,24,31, 2021 Secret Garden Guitar Series - J. Petter Galleries

Join J. Petter Galleries in the secret art garden for boutique wines, artful picnics & live music performed by local guitarists!

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Location: Douglas, MI – 30 miles

Wed & Fri July 3,7,10,14,17,21,24,28,31, 2021 Holland Farmers Market

More than 50 vendors gather in Holland to make for one of the best farmers markets in the area!

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Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Wed July 7,14,21,28, 2021 Gilmore Car Museum - Night Cruise-In

Wednesday Night Cruise-Ins at the Gilmore Car Museum have become an annual summer tradition! It is FREE to bring your collector car on the grounds during Cruise-In and the event is open to the public. From 5pm until 8 pm (weather permitting), both George & Sally’s authentic 1941 Blue Moon Diner and The Grillmore will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, and creamy old-fashioned custard throughout the evening. With music providing the soundtrack, either oldies or live performances, these are evenings you and your loved one won’t forget! So, plan to bring your ride, snap a photo in front of the 1930s Shell station, cruise our amazing grounds, and enjoy an evening of great wheels and memories.

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Location: Richland, MI – 25 miles

Sat July 31, 2021 Waterfront Invitational Fine Art Fair

Back again! From 10 to 5, at the Village Square Park at Butler and Main Street, you can buy or just look at some excellent works of art at the Waterfront Invitational Art Fair produced by the Saugatuck Douglas Art Club!

Click here for more info

Location: Saugatuck, MI – 30 miles

August, 2021
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Mon-Sun August All Dates, 2021 Oval Beach Park

Celebrated around the world for its beautiful sweep of shoreline and backdrop of rolling dunes, this is the main beach in Saugatuck Michigan. Oval Beach Park is open all year from 8 a.m. -10 p.m. The daily vehicle entrance fee is $10 (8am – 9pm).

Click here for more info

Location: Saugatuck, MI – 32 miles

Wed August 4,11,18,25, 2021 Gilmore Car Museum - Night Cruise-In

Wednesday Night Cruise-Ins at the Gilmore Car Museum have become an annual summer tradition! It is FREE to bring your collector car on the grounds during Cruise-In and the event is open to the public. From 5pm until 8 pm (weather permitting), both George & Sally’s authentic 1941 Blue Moon Diner and The Grillmore will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, and creamy old-fashioned custard throughout the evening. With music providing the soundtrack, either oldies or live performances, these are evenings you and your loved one won’t forget! So, plan to bring your ride, snap a photo in front of the 1930s Shell station, cruise our amazing grounds, and enjoy an evening of great wheels and memories.

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Location: Richland, MI – 25 miles

Wed & Fri August 4,7,11,14,18,21,25,28, 2021 Holland Farmers Market

More than 50 vendors gather in Holland to make for one of the best farmers markets in the area!

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Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Thurs & Sat August 5,7,12,14,19.21,26,28, 2021 Music in the Vineyards - Fenn Valley Vineyards

Relax and enjoy live music with a breathtaking view of the vineyards. Runs every Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm and Saturday from 2-5pm, weather permitting.

  • August 5th: His Boy El Roy (Covers)
  • August 7th: Wyatt & Shari Knapp (Americana/Roots)
  • August 12th: Fat Animal Duo (Soul)
  • August 14th: Steve Michaels (Acoustic Blues)
  • August 19th: Crooked Roots Duo (Americana/Jazz/Rock/Blues)
  • August 21st: Keith Scott (Acoustic Blues)
  • August 26th: David Lloyd Duo (Classic Rock)
  • August 28th: Dave & Connie D (Eclectic Acoustic)

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Fri & Sat August 6,7, 2021 Summer Evening Cook-Outs

Fenn Valley’s Summer Evening Cook-Outs are an authentic celebration of Pure Michigan Summer. Enjoy a relaxing evening in the vineyards enjoying great Michigan wine, food and music. The price is $40-45/person which includes food, music, wine and hard cider as well gratuity. Reservations are required, tickets go on sale starting June 1st.

Music Schedule:

  • August 6th: Rock Shop
  • August 7th: Crooked Roots Band

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Sat August 7,14,21,28, 2021 Secret Garden Guitar Series - J. Petter Galleries

Join J. Petter Galleries in the secret art garden for boutique wines, artful picnics & live music performed by local guitarists!

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Location: Douglas, MI – 30 miles

Sat August 21, 2021 sWine Roast

The sWine Roast takes place on the Fennville estate with stunning views of our production vineyards. Live local music helps add to the festive ambiance. This year’s music features Whiskey Bound. The succulent nature of roast pig is certain to be a fantastic pairing with the food-friendly wines and ciders we feature in West Michigan! The cost is $45/person which includes food, music, wine and hard cider as well as gratuity. Reservations are required and are accepted online.

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

September, 2021
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Wed September 1,8,15,22,29, 2021 Gilmore Car Museum - Night Cruise-In

Wednesday Night Cruise-Ins at the Gilmore Car Museum have become an annual summer tradition! It is FREE to bring your collector car on the grounds during Cruise-In and the event is open to the public. From 5pm until 8 pm (weather permitting), both George & Sally’s authentic 1941 Blue Moon Diner and The Grillmore will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, and creamy old-fashioned custard throughout the evening. With music providing the soundtrack, either oldies or live performances, these are evenings you and your loved one won’t forget! So, plan to bring your ride, snap a photo in front of the 1930s Shell station, cruise our amazing grounds, and enjoy an evening of great wheels and memories.

Click here for more info

Location: Fennville, MI – 23 miles

Wed & Fri September 1,4,8,11,15,18,22,25,29, 2021 Holland Farmers Market

More than 50 vendors gather in Holland to make for one of the best farmers markets in the area!

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Thurs & Sat September 2,4,9,11,16,18,25, 2021 Music in the Vineyards - Fenn Valley Vineyards

Relax and enjoy live music with a breathtaking view of the vineyards. Runs every Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm and Saturday from 2-5pm, weather permitting.

  • September 2nd: Lynn and the Moonshine Runners (Mountain Music)
  • September 4th: Dave & Connie D (Eclectic Acoustic)
  • September 9th: The Heavy Pine (Americana)
  • September 11th: Steve Michaels (Acoustic Blues)
  • September 16th: A Tribute to the Greats (Rat Pack Classics)
  • September 18th: Dave’s at 7 (Folk/Country)
  • September 25th: Diane Van Deurzen & Lisa Otey (Jazz/Blues)

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Sat September 4,11,18,25, 2021 Secret Garden Guitar Series - J. Petter Galleries

Join J. Petter Galleries in the secret art garden for boutique wines, artful picnics & live music performed by local guitarists!

Click here for more info

Location: Douglas, MI – 30 miles

Fri-Sun September 10-12, 2021 Wine and Harvest Festival

Head to Paw Paw for the best festival of the year! There’s something for everyone including tastings and tours for wine enthusiasts; a 5k, grape stomping competition, kayak race, and other contests; four stages of entertainment for music-lovers; and carnival rides, fireworks, and the parade! This is one weekend you won’t want to miss!

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Location: Paw Paw, MI – 16 miles

October, 2021
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Sat October 2, 2021 The Vine Wine'd

Join Fenn Valley Vineyards for a scenic 5K or 1 mile tour of their premium wine grape vineyards and surrounding farm! October is the heart of wine grape harvest, the sights, smells, and taste of harvest will envelop you as you wine’d your way through one of their two courses.

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Sat October 2,9, 2021 Music in the Vineyards - Fenn Valley Vineyards

Relax and enjoy live music with a breathtaking view of the vineyards. Runs every Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm and Saturday from 2-5pm, weather permitting.

  • October 2nd: E-Man (Acoustic/Folk/Rock)
  • October 9th: Wyatt & Shari Knapp (Americana/Roots)

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

November, 2021
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Sat November 6,13, 2021 Winemaker's Dinners

These dinners start with a sparkling wine and cheese reception followed by a coursed dinner paired with wine. The winemaker and other Fenn Valley staff are also available to talk about the wine and theory behind the pairings!

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

December, 2021
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Sat December 4, 2021 Nouveau Festival

Nouveau Fest is a celebration of the first wine of the new vintage. At their 31st annual event, Fenn Valley Vineyards will be offering discounted wine by the glass and cellar tours, and house prepared Neapolitan style pizza designed specifically to pair with Nouveau!

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

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