Upcoming Community Events

Ottawa County Fair

July 22, 2014 / July 26, 2014
All Day
Ottawa County Fairgrounds

The annual fair near Lake Macatawa has all of the classic attractions like a carnival midway with rides, food booths, 4-H and livestock shows, demolition derby and off road racing, photography show, horse racing and more.

For the full event schedule, visit the fair's website at

Contact Information:
Ottawa County Fair Association
Phone: 616-399-4904

Trip to Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village

July 23, 2014
08:00 AM / 08:00 PM
Loutit District Library

The $70 registration includes bus fare, admission to both venues, and snacks and bottled water on the bus.

Lunch and dinner are not included, but a variety of food options are available on site for lunch and we will be stopping at the Brighton Cracker Barrel for dinner on the way home.

8 a.m: Depart the Library from the Fourth Street Parking Lot
11a.m. to 5 p.m: Spend the day on your own exploring Greenfield Village and/or Henry Ford Museum
6 p.m: Stop for dinner at the Cracker Barrel Restaurant in Brighton
9 p.m: Arrive back at Loutit District Library

Register at the Public Computing Desk located in the Public Computing Room on the Lower Level of the Library. Payment is due at time of registration.

Registration closes at noon on July 9.

Cancellations with a full refund will be accepted until July 9. After that date, money is non-refundable.

Contact Person: Larry Halverson
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 616.842.5560 x222

Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival

July 25, 2014 / August 3, 2014
All Day
Grand Haven - Various Locations

The Coast Guard Festival is a unique, premier 10 day national military festival, whose mission is to honor the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard. During the ten days of the festival, there are opportunities for all to attend and participate. From parades, waterfront entertainment, and fireworks, to the National Memorial Service, Street Dance and Kids Day the festival allows for reflection, celebration, and solidifying the historical relationship between the Coast Guard and Grand Haven.

Contact Information:
Mike Smith
Phone: 616-846-5940

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