Your Michigan Community Events

Commercial Bank is proud to be a part of many communities all over Michigan, including Alma, Grand Rapids, Greenville, Hastings, Ithaca, Lansing, Mason, Middleton, Mt. Pleasant and St. Louis locations.

Check out the list below for community events occurring in your area!

Country Line Dancing & Lessons

Date: Every Thursday

Location: Mason VFW Post #7309 (1243 Hull Rd. just south of Mason)

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Description: Get your family and friends together and learn how to country style line dance! Cost is $5 per person. Line dancing will begin after class. Cash bar and grille will be available on location. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Farmers Markets

Alma
Date: Every Wednesday and Saturday (June - October)
Location: Downtown Alma (Corner of Pine Avenue & Downie Street)
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

East Lansing
Date: Every Sunday (June - October)
Location: Valley Court Park (280 Valley Ct.)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Greenville
Date: Every Saturday
Location: Downtown Greenville (Corner of Lafayette and Washington Streets)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Hastings
Date: Every Saturday (May - October)
Location: Barry County Court House Lawn (220 W. State St.)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Ithaca
Date: Every Saturday (May - October)
Location: Downtown Ithaca (Pavilion on the corner of Pine River & Center Streets)
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lansing
Date: Every Thursday (May - October)
Location: St. Casimir Catholic Church Parking Lot (800 W. Barnes Ave. in Lansing)
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Mason
Date: Every Saturday (July - October)
Location: 100 Block of East Maple Street
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant
Date: Every Thursday (June - October)
Location: Island Park - South Shelter (331 N. Main St.)
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Okemos
Date: Every Saturday (May - June); Every Wednesday and Saturday (July - October)
Location: Meridian Township Central Park Pavilion (5151 Marsh Rd.)
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

St. Louis
Date: Every Thursday (June - October)
Location: St. Louis City Hall (300 N. Mill St.)
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday Night Live! 14th Annual Summer Concert Series

Date: Roughly Every Other Thursday (End of May  –  Middle of September)

Location: Ingham County Courthouse Lawn (315 S. Jefferson St. in Mason)

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Description: Gather your friends and family and enjoy some free musical entertainment! This concert series is hosted by the Mason Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by area Chamber member businesses in order to bring the community a variety of musical experiences and attention to the beautiful and historic downtown Mason. Concert-goers of all ages can bring lawn chairs, blankets and pillows to sprawl out on the lawn and enjoy a night of family entertainment.

Free Airplane Rides for Kids

Date: Every Second Saturday (June  –  August)

Location: Mason Jewett Airport (643 Aviation Dr. in Mason)

Time: 10:00 a.m.   –  1:00 p.m.

Description: To celebrate Young Eagles Aviation Day, local pilots are offering the area's youth an opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane. These flights are offered free of charge and a parent or guardian must be present or provide a signed permission slip in order to ride. Flight will last approximately 20 minutes each. If you want to ride in a large group, it is recommended that you reserve your ride in advance. Rides are offered on a first come, first serve basis and are weather permitting.

County Fairs

Description: Join the fun at your local community fairs! Enjoy these family-friendly events that feature a wide array of activities such as carnival rides, tractor pulls, farm animals, concessions and much, much more! View the list below to find your local fair's dates and times.

Montcalm County
Date: June 24 – 30, 2018
Location: Montcalm County Fairgrounds (8747 Peck Rd. in Greenville)

Eaton County
Date: July 9 – 14, 2018
Location: Eaton County Fairgrounds (1025 Cochran Ave. in Charlotte)

Ionia County
Date: July 12 – 21, 2018
Location: Ionia Free Fair (317 S. Dexter St. in Ionia)

Barry County
Date: July 16 – 21, 2018
Location: Barry County Fairgrounds (1350 N. M-37 Highway in Hastings)

Isabella County
Date: July 23 – 28, 2018
Location: Isabella County Fairgrounds (500 N. Mission Rd. in Mt. Pleasant)

Gratiot County
Date: July 30 – August 4, 2018
Location: Gratiot County Fairgrounds (706 S. Lincoln Ave. in Alma)

Ingham County
Date: July 30 – August 4, 2018
Location: Ingham County Fairgrounds (700 E. Ash St. in Mason)

Greenville Car Show & Pizza Palooza 

Date: August 4, 2018

Location: Downtown Greenville

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Description: Come enjoy food, prizes and hundreds of cool cars in Greenville this summer. There will also be a DJ to keep your pistons hummin’ with great tunes in Greenville’s historic downtown. And new this year, enjoy pizza tasting, dough-spinning, $1 pizza slices, games, prizes and more! To volunteer or enter your car in the car show, contact the Greenville Chamber of Commerce.

Danish Festival

Date: August 18, 2018

Location: Downtown Greenville

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Description: Become a Dane for a day and celebrate Greenville’s Danish heritage! At the event, you may enjoy authentic Danish food, Hans Christian Andersen play, Grand Dansk parade, family fun day, Lake of Illumination, fireworks, Lego contest and much more! The Danish Festival also hosts an outdoor arts & crafts fair. (It’s one of the largest arts & crafts fairs in Michigan!)

Old US 27 Motor Tour

Date: August 20 – 26, 2018

Location: Along Old US 27 (Various locations)

Time: View the Old 27 Tour website for each stop’s  location and time.

Description: Come see hundreds of classic cars as they tour the nostalgic Old US 27 for seven days on their 12-year anniversary. Visit the old 27 tour website for more details!

Alma “Trick-or-Treating”

Date: October 31, 2018

Location: Alma

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

 

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