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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Date: 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.

Agri-Fit Challenge Obstacle Course 5K Run/Walk

Date: September 22, 2018

Location: McNabb Park (932 S. Pine River St. in Ithaca)

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Description: The Gratiot Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Annual Agricultural Obstacle Course 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 22! This year's course will bring back some favorites from 2017, tweaking and moving their previous locations. Some obstacles may encounter include "Bale Out" (climbing over round bales), "Mud Crawl," "Back Scratcher" (crawling under barbed wire), "Tractor Pull" (pulling tractor tires), Traction Torture (through a loaded semi) and more! Registration is open until September 21, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Race costs $50.00 plus a $3.00 sign up fee. For more information, contact the Gratiot County Chamber of Commerce. 

Branch Renovation Open House

Date: September 26, 2018

Location: Commercial Bank (622 N. Cedar St. in Mason)

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Description: You're invited to join us as we celebrate our newly renovated branch on 661 N. Cedar St. in Mason (connected to BIGGBY) by attending our open house! The event will feature a grand prize giveaway, product specials, free food and refreshments and you'll have a chance to take home some free stuff!

This branch was previously a drive-thru-only office, but will now offer the convenience of full-service banking featuring a new walk-in lobby and a redesigned drive-thru. We will officially open for business on Monday, October 1. We hope to see you there!

Potter Park's "Boo at the Zoo"

Date: October 13 - 14, 20 - 21 and 27 - 28, 2018

Location: Potter Park Zoo (1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave. in Lansing)

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Description: Potter Park welcomes all little "ghouls" and boys to enjoy three weekends of spooktacular fun. This event is lots of fun for the entire family. Features of "Boo at the Zoo" includes a straw maze, "Boo Tunnel," hayrides and more. 

Alma “Trick-or-Treating”

Date: October 31, 2018

Location: Alma

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

St. Louis Public Schools Annual Apple Pie Sale

Date: November 10, 2018

Location: T.S. Nurnberger Middle School (312 N. Union St. in St. Louis)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Veteran's Day

Date: November 11, 2018

Location: Everywhere!

Description: Celebrating our nation's heroes and remembering all who served.

'Tis the Season for Winter Holiday Events

Our communities are so festive during the holidays! As the weather gets colder and the snow starts falling, our communities come together for fun events for the whole family. From parades to light shows and pictures with Santa, there's a little something for everyone. With so much to choose from, we've made a list of local events taking place to make your holiday planning a little easier. Bundle up and enjoy the town this winter season!

Silver Bells in the City
Date: November 16, 2018
Location: Downtown Lansing (401 S. Washington Sq., Ste 101)
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Mason Holiday Celebration – 18th Annual Lighted Parade & Tree Lighting
Date: November 23, 2018
Location: Downtown Mason (220 W. State St.)
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Winter Glow
Date: December 1, 2018
Location: Downtown East Lansing (Ann Street Plaza)
Time: TBA

Hastings Christmas Parade
Date: December 1, 2018
Location:  Downtown Hastings
Time: TBA

Small Town Family Christmas & Lighted Parade
Date: December 6, 2018
Location: Downtown St. Louis
Time: TBA

Ithaca Hometown Christmas & Santa Parade
Date: December 7, 2018
Location: Downtown Ithaca
Time: TBA


Keep checking in as events are updated!