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Toys for Tots at Lakeshore Lodging

Event Dates: 11/01/2017 through 12/15/2017



Donate to Toys for Tots at Lakeshore Lodging

Lakeshore Lodging will be an official Toys for Tots drop-off location this year.
Starting November 1-December 15, we’ll be accepting toy donations at our office.

Bring in a new, unwrapped toy during our office hours (Weekdays 9am-5pm)
and we’ll
display your name in our office as thanks. Guests who book a stay with Lakeshore
Lodging arriving between November 1-15 can choose to add on an Early Check-in or
Late Check-out for $50 and Lakeshore Lodging will donate a toy

(of up to a $25 value) on their behalf.

Learn more

Lakeshore Lodging
735 Lake Street
Saugatuck, MI

Art a' Loan at SCA

Event Dates: 11/15/2017 through 12/22/2017


Art à Loan

November 15 - December 22 
Gallery opens at 6:45, leasing will begin at 7:00PM | Open to the Public
FREE Admission M –F | 9AM – 5PM 

The award-winning Art à Loan art lease program returns to the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, featuring work from Saugatuck Public School students. A jury of art professionals selected the pieces included in Art à Loan and is comprised of art created by student artists ranging from grades Kindergarten through 12th, creating a variety of artwork available. The pieces can be leased for $150 per year, for public display in offices, shops, restaurants, lobbies and more. Art à Loan creates a positive impact by displaying students' artwork to the public throughout the community. 

Framing made possible by The Nines Gallery.

Saugatuck Center for the Arts
400 Culver Street
Saugatuck, MI
Arts and Entertainment year-round.

The Buck Stops Here - Ladies Weekend

Event Dates: 11/17/2017 through 11/19/2017


Starts Friday November 17th. and runs through the weekend!

Tote bags filled with coupons, samples and goodies to the first 150 ladies, Hot Cocoa, at The Brass Anchor Co. throughout the weekend.

*Shop to Win!

*Every $10 you spend earns you a stamp.

The more stamps, the better chance of winning!

Prizes : Gift Baskets filled with gift items and gift certificates

from participating merchants.

Friday Night Fashion Show : Merchants will participate in a Fashion show, 7 p.m. at Wicks Park Bar & Grille showing off the latest in Fall and Winter Fashion. 

Always a Blast!

Saturday : Wine Tasting Event at Wine Sellers, Demonstrations and Specials in shops all day - to be determined as details are underway. Hot Cocoa and Cookies, tote bags, and Contest Entries available at The Brass Anchor Co.

Saturday Night Comedy @Coral Gables.

Sunday : Breakfast & Lunch Specials throughout town, Last Day for Shop to Win! Contest Winners announced at 5 p.m. at The Brass Anchor Co.

Stay tuned for Bands and more entertainment as we get closer to the date! Going to be jam packed with fun for The Girls!!

Free Hot Chocolate Fridays!

Event Dates: 11/24/2017 through 12/29/2017


Free Hot Chocolate Fridays at Lakeshore Lodging

On November 24, and December 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, Lakeshore Lodging will be hosting a
hot cocoa bar in our office. Bring in a Toys for Tots donation and reward your good
deed with a warm mug of hot chocolate, or just come in to chat and warm up!


Lakeshore Lodging
735 Lake Street
Saugatuck, MI

Holiday Shop Hop

Event Date: 11/25/2017


Shop Small Saturday

Event Date: 11/25/2017



Saturday November 25th.

10 a.m. until Supplies Last!

Hot Cocoa & Cookie Station

Tote Bags filled with coupons and samples

available at For The Love of Shoes!

119 Butler Street : Saugatuck, MI 49453 269-857-SHOE (7463)


*Passport to win!

*Make a Purchase at the most

Participating Businesses

and enter to win Big Prizes!


Wine tastings, Demonstrations and In Store Specials throughout 

Saugatuck & Douglas!

Come show your support and Shop Small

for truly unique and local gifts!


For More info Call 269-857-1626

or email





'Friendsgiving' Charity Gala at SCA

Event Date: 11/30/2017


Help Support our Local HS Drama departments!

Tickets available at

Also at Borrowed Time, Saugatuck Brewing Co

and Crane's.


Saugatuck's Whoville Holiday Parade

Event Date: 12/02/2017

Saturday December 2nd., 1pm. Butler Street in downtown Saugatuck.

Dress up as your favorite Whoville character and join

Saugatuck's Festive Holiday Parade

which will be led by Whoville's fabled Mayor as parade Marshall.

Sponsored by the Saugatuck/Douglas Visitors Bureau.  

For more info call (269) 857-1701 

Tree Lighting Ceremony and Visit from Santa

Event Date: 12/02/2017

Bring your family for an entire day of Holiday Cheer! 

The Saugatuck-Douglas Area Business Association (SDABA) and the Saugatuck-Douglas Convention Visitors Bureau (CVB) have joined together to present this Holiday season's

Annual Christmas Parade, Santa's Workshop

& Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 2

in Downtown Saugatuck!

The Annual Christmas Parade will begin at 1pm and proceed down Butler Street. There will be bands, floats, performing groups, and a cast of characters. Everyone is invited to participate!

A North Pole rumor, that has made it all the way to Saugatuck, indicates that Santa will be making a special appearance!

After the parade, families can enjoy the return of Santa's Workshop (11 a.m. - 4:00pm) at The Annex (Coral Gables) on Water Street.

There will be photo opportunities with Santa plus kids craft projects, tree decorating, music, refreshments and more! 

  Parade starts at 1pm 

Santa's Workship from 11 a.m. - 4:00pm 

Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5pm

Shopping All Day!

After Santa's Workshop, at 5pm head over to Village Square

(Children's Park)

at Butler and Main Streets for the annual

Tree Lighting Ceremony

featuring free hot chocolate and cookies provided by Mill Pond Realty, caroling, and a countdown to light the holiday tree!

Visit local shops and restaurants and enjoy the holiday spirit!

All day at participating shops - Game sheets can be picked up at the Coral Gables Annex, or at participating merchants. Game players can look for the Candy Cane and letter attached, finding all the letters to create a popular Christmas Phrase.  Winning entries will be entered in a drawing to win $150.00 in SDABA Bucks!*


*SDABA bucks are as good as cash at all SDABA Businesses.

Call 269-857-1626 for more information. or email

Holiday Reflections Concert - Lakeshore Community Chorus

Event Dates: 12/02/2017 through 12/03/2017


8th Annual Holiday Concert

1st Congregational Church, 279 Hoffman, Saugatuck

Tickets Are on Sale Now!


(Click Here to order Online!)

Saturday, December 2, 7:30 pm

Sunday, December 3, 4:00 p.m.


In Person at:

Scooters Cafe & Pizzeria

322 Culver St., Downtown Saugatuck, 269-857-1041

5 Days a Week


11:30 am - 9:30 pm

Friday & Saturday

11:30 am - 10:30 pm​

This session we will also be traveling to Grand Blanc, Michigan on November 5th, to perform a collaborative concert with the New Century Chorale.

​The chorus is under the direction of W. Gene Coburn and Nancy Plantinga.




A Taste of Holiday Cheer

Event Date: 12/05/2017


A Taste of Holiday Cheer


​Spirits and Small ​Plates  

Tuesday, ​December 5

6:30 - 8PM


​Celebrate the holidays with this delicious pairings "demonstration" class with Chef Michael​ Bild. Chef Michael​ whips up cocktails made with Coppercraft ​Distillery’s spirits (based in Holland with a tasting room in Saugatuck).  Then he presents "Pure Michigan" ​h​ors d'oeuvres featuring Evergreen Lanes Farm Brie, local jams, Mud ​L​ake F​arm hazelnuts, l​eek gruyere tartlets, organic dark chocolate-local rum mousse​, figgy eggnog and more.

The perfect gift for a friend or treat for yourself, join us for an evening of culinary magic (and take home recipes you can make for your own gatherings!). Guests must be 21 years of age.



Chef Michael Bild has been on the food scene for the better part of 18 years in the Saugatuck/ Douglas area. He worked for over a decade as the Executive ​C​hef for Everyday People Cafe in Douglas​. In 2013 was a ​partner in ​creating Lucy​'​s Little Kitchen in Saugatuck.  ​Michael currently serves as the Chef at Farmhouse Deli and Catering in Douglas​. In 2014 he took his passion for food to another level​ by ​founding the organic ​farm project Heart of Life Farm. Chef ​Michael's recipes have been published in Saveur and Lake magazines.


Click Here to Reserve Tickets


Saugatuck Center for the Arts
400 Culver Street
Saugatuck, MI
Arts and Entertainment year-round.

Event Date: 12/08/2017


*December 8,

**Chef Tasting Dinner with Golden Brown Co. **at Borrowed Time*

Join us for an intimate chef tasting menu with five courses designed and executed by Chef Jay Mullins of Golden Brown Co. catering.

Each course will be paired with a unique wine meant to enhance the flavor of each dish. *"At Golden Brown Co., we create and maintain a harmonious relationship among food that is simple, real, and deliciously wholesome. We cook with intention and conscience! Together we can reconnect with the simple joys of good food." Jay & Becky Mullins*

We will offer two seatings at 6pm & 8:15pm, complete with wine pairings at $65/pp, excluding tax and tip. Reservations are required as space is limited, please call (269) 455-5256, email, or reserve online here: -tickets


Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

Event Dates: 12/08/2017 through 12/10/2017


Celebrating 31 years!

Classic Christmas tale featuring Ebenezer Scrooge, lovable Londoners and a few ghosts, brought to life by community performers at The Saugatuck Woman's Club.

303 Butler Street - Saugatuck, MI 49453

8pm Friday, 2pm & 8pm Saturday, 7pm Sunday.

For more information,

please call: 269-857-1701 or 616-218-3408.




Event Date: 12/09/2017


Noon -2:00 pm.

A visit from Santa at the Felt Estate!

Includes lunch and more. Free event, presented by The Friends of the Felt Estate.

Visit us online or call 616-335-8982.


Felt Estate
6597 138th Avenue
Laketown Township
Historical mansion and gardens, located just north of Saugatuck.  Tours, events, concerts.

Charles DIckens' A Christmas Carol

Event Dates: 12/15/2017 through 12/17/2017

Celebrating 31 years!

Classic Christmas tale featuring Ebenezer Scrooge, lovable Londoners and a few ghosts, brought to life by community performers at The Saugatuck Woman's Club.

303 Butler Street - Saugatuck, MI 49453

8pm Friday, 2pm & 8pm Saturday, 7pm Sunday.

For more information,

please call: 269-857-1701 or 616-218-340




Event Date: 12/25/2017


 3:00 pm. The Belvedere Mansion, decked in garland

and a 10-foot Christmas tree is the setting

for a spectacular dinner buffet prepared by Chef Shaun Glynn. 

For more information: 269-857-5777 or

The Belvedere Inn & Restaurant
3656 63rd Street
Saugatuck, MI 49453
pta@boutiqueinnsof saugatuck

As the Spirit Moves Us at Good Goods

Event Date: 12/31/2017

 December 31, 2017 10:00am – 5:00pm 

"As the Spirit Moves Us"

 Our annual customer appreciation sale. Celebrate 2017 with new Good Goods

for you or your home at a special price.

Good Goods : 106 Mason St, Saugatuck MI 49453

Phone #: (269)-857-1557


Free Rides from Interurban!

Event Date: 12/31/2017


6:00 pm. - 2:00 am. 

Celebrate safely, free bus rides in Saugatuck, Douglas, and Saugatuck Township.

Interurban. 269-857-1418 or

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