Upcoming Community Events

Lake Forest Cemetery Tour

July 28, 2016
06:00 PM / 07:30 PM
Lake Forest Cemetery, 1304 Lake Ave., Grand Haven 616.842.5560 x222

Lake Forest Cemetery
Learn about Grand Haven’s history through the cemetery from local historian Karl Rowe. The tour will last about 90 minutes and will involve walking and standing on uneven ground. Meet at the Lee Chapel at the entrance of the cemetery.

USCGC Mackinaw – A Great Lakes Legacy

August 2, 2016
07:00 PM / 08:30 PM
Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Avenue, Grand Haven, MI 49417 616.842.5560 x222

Author Mike Fornes presents an entertaining, informative presentation about Michigan’s two iconic ships (the original ship and new ship) that became known as the “Queen of the Great Lakes”. Take a trip through the first six decades of the ship’s history and experience unusual missions, drama and comedy. The new ship continues the legacy of the original as a Halloween “ghost ship,” Chicago’s “Christmas Tree Ship” and the star of the annual Coast Guard Festival. Hear the stories, see the photos and meet the people who have twice made this engineering wonder a symbol of strength and safety on the Great Lakes!

Coast Guard Craft Fair

August 5, 2016
09:00 AM / 07:00 PM
Central Park 616.842.4910

The Coast Guard Craft Fair is held in conjunction with the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival, and takes place the first weekend in August. Over 170 crafters from around the state and nation set up their handmade products in Central Park, downtown Grand Haven for the two day show. Admission is free. For more information visit

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