May 28 – Grab a friend and take a stroll through the GKB Riverwalk Trail/Access Adventure Trail.
May 29 – Bring a friend and a little creativity to Painting the Town, a monthly paint class at Art Reach of Mid Michigan in Downtown Mt. Pleasant. Registration required.
May 30 – Celebrate Special Olympics Michigan’s State Summer Games kickoff by cheering on athletes, volunteers, chaperones and staff at the Opening Ceremony and Parade of Athletes at Kelly/Shorts Stadium!
May 31 – If you haven’t already, brush the dust off those discs and get some throws in at Deerfield Nature Park courses or CMU Campus Course.
June 1 – It’s a busy day in Mt. Pleasant! Celebrate National Trails Day with various hikes at four preserves, throughout the day, with Chippewa Watershed Conservancy. This year, we’re painting not two, but THREE intersections in Downtown Mt. Pleasant; Check out the action at the corners of Main & Broadway, University & Broadway and Franklin & Broadway. Later, see Criss Angel at Soaring Eagle Casino (tickets required).
June 2 – Sundays are perfect for brunch with friends at the Blue Gator Sports Pub & Grill. Enjoy famous Mega Mary’s and Mimosas ALL DAY!
June 3 – Join Mama Bair Art in creating an acrylic painting at Roz’s Diner in Rosebush. Registration required.
June 4 – It’s National Cheese Day! Head to Mitchell’s Gourmet Deli & Market (Mt. Pleasant & Shepherd) to explore Michigan-made products, including cheese!
June 5 – Enjoy lunch or dinner on a patio at a local favorite. Local spots include Max & Emily’s Eatery, Midori Sushi and Martini Lounge, Ponder Coffee Company Downtown (lunch), Hunter’s Ale House (dinner), Blue Gator Sports Pub & Grill and more!
June 6 – It’s finally here! The Mt. Pleasant Thursday Farmers’ Market returns to Island Park, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Thursday and Saturday now through October.
June 7 – It’s National Donut Day! Treat yourself to a delicious doughnut from Cops & Doughnuts or Robaire’s Bakery in Mt. Pleasant. For lunch, head to the first Food Truck Friday at CMURC!
June 8 – WOW! There’s so much to do in Mt. Pleasant today! Enjoy delicious, Michigan-made brews at the Mt. Pleasant Craft Beer Festival, go on a plane ride at Young Eagle’s Day at the Mt. Pleasant Municipal Airport and/or enjoy free fun at the monthly Kids & Culture event at Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum.
June 9 – Mt. Pleasant’s annual Porchfest returns with live music and fun on Washington Street in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
June 10 – Enjoy delicious Korean food at Mt. Pleasant’s newest restaurant Jib-Bob Korean Restaurant.
June 11 – Visit our Instagram page and enter our I Love Mt. P photo contest! Simply tag @MtPleasantCVB and use #ILoveMtP in your summertime photos to enter and for your chance to win!
June 12 – Wednesdays are Comedy Night at Soaring Eagle Casino’s new sports bar Ascend; enjoy drinks and laughs with friends.
June 13 – t’s that time again… Thrilling Thursdays are back and Mt. Pleasant City Parks & Recreation is kicking the summer-long series off with Let’s Ride with Mt. Pleasant Optimist Club at Town Center. The Mt. Pleasant Optimist Club Bike Fair is an annual event with free bike helmets, hot dogs and raffles for new bikes to attendees!
June 14 – Well I heard about… Gin Blossoms and Collective Soul at Soaring Eagle Casino, have you?! Enjoy live music at Soaring Eagle Casino’s Outdoor Concert Venue (tickets required). For the kids – it’s Tie Dye Day at Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum! Join MPDM for an afternoon of tie dying fun. Need lunch plans? Head to CMURC for Food Truck Friday! Today kicks off the first garden dinner at Mountain Town Station, featuring a Kindred Vines Imports three-course dinner ($50 per person; purchase tickets at host stand).
June 15 – Celebrate National Photography Day by exploring our beautiful community and sharing photos of your adventure! Check out the Most Instagram-worthy Places in Isabella County and tag @mtpleasantcvb and use #MeetMtP in your photos! Looking for some free, family fun? Head to Island Park for the 3rd annual Zoo in the Park, featuring free snacks, activities, a petting zoo, Police Cars, Fire Trucks and more!
June 16 – Happy Father’s Day to all dads, uncles and grandpas! Celebrate with a FREE yoga class at Yoga on Main in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
June 17 – Create a colorful painting, themed, “Gnome at Night” with Mama Bair Art at Roz’s Diner in Rosebush.
June 18 – Enjoy lunch in Downtown Mt. Pleasant with a delicious sandwich from Max & Emily’s Eatery.
June 19 – This evening, Art Reach of Mid Michigan will host its monthly Mini Masters class where kids (ages 6 & up) can create an acrylic painting.
June 20 – It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for… Not only is it Thrilling Thursday #2 Made in the Mitten at Art Reach of Mid Michigan but Max & Emily’s Eatery kicks off its annual Summer Concert Series with DJ Pickle (6 p.m.), followed by Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers. Pastime Tournaments will take place today through Sunday, June 23. In the mood for a good laugh? See California Suite presented by CMU Summer Theatre Company 2019 at Bush Theatre (tickets required). California Suite is a four-part comedy confection by the great comic playwright, Neil Simon.
June 21 – Shop deals across town at the Citywide Garage Sale. Need lunch plans? Head to CMURC for Food Truck Friday! Later, see Ken Ludwig’s A Fox on the Fairway, presented by CMU Summer Theatre 2019 at Bush Theatre (tickets required). A Fox on the Fairway is a hilarious romp, which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy members of a private country club.
June 22 – Visit Downtown Mt. Pleasant (between University and Main) for the first Saturday Farmers’ Market! Don’t miss the final night of California Suite presented by CMU Summer Theatre Company 2019 at Bush Theatre (tickets required).
June 23 – Enjoy a CFX featured Sunday movie at Celebration! Cinema Mt. Pleasant for only $5.95. See the final performance of Ken Ludwig’s A Fox on the Fairway presented by CMU Summer Theatre 2019 at Bush Theatre (tickets required).
June 24 – The annual Art Flair event is happening now through July 13, where handcrafted wooden items painted by local artists are put on display throughout the community.
June 25 – Love hard-serve ice cream? We have the place for you! Indulge in this delicious treat at Downtown Drugs Soda Shoppe in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
June 26 – Bring a friend and a little creativity to Painting the Town, a monthly paint class at Art Reach of Mid Michigan in Downtown Mt. Pleasant. Registration required.
June 27 – Welcome USA Girls State Softball Tournament teams! Enjoy an evening of free fun at Thrilling Thursday #3 – The Dueling Pianos Experience at Nelson Park in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
June 28 – All I want to do… is see a great concert! See Sugarland perform with special guest Eli Young Band at Soaring Eagle Casino’s Outdoor Concert venue (tickets required). Need lunch plans? Head to CMURC for Food Truck Friday! Get ready for dinner in the gardens at Mountain Town Station! Enjoy a three-course dinner with Trinitas Cellars Wine ($50 per person; purchase tickets at host stand).
June 29 – Does you bike need a tune up? Head to Motorless Motion in Downtown Mt. Pleasant for all your cycling needs.
June 30 – Fluffy is back! See Gabriel Iglesias perform at Soaring Eagle Casino’s Entertainment Hall (tickets required).
July 1 – Visit one of Mt. Pleasant’s many art galleries; Main Frame Gallery, University Art Gallery, Art Reach of Mid Michigan and more.
July 2 – Enjoy a spa service, delicious juice or healthy foods at Pure Vitality Juice Bar & Spa in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
July 3 – See 311 & Dirty Heads perform with special guest The Interrupters, Dreams and Bikini Trill at Soaring Eagle Casino’s Outdoor Concert venue (tickets required).
July 4 – Happy Fourth of July! Celebrate with a fabulous firework display at Soaring Eagle Casino.
July 5 – Race over to the Mt. Pleasant Speedway tonight for its weekly Friday night race! Need lunch plans? Head to CMURC for Food Truck Friday!
July 6 – Take a trip down the Chippewa River! Whether you prefer canoes, kayaks or tubes Buckley’s Mountainside Canoe and Chippewa River Outfitters have what you need.
July 7 – It’s World Chocolate Day! Our favorite places for chocolate treats include: GreenTree Cooperative Grocery, local ice cream shops, Cops & Doughnuts, and Robaire’s Bakery.
July 8 – Hike, bike and explore Isabella County parks.
July 9 – Try Mt. Pleasant’s newest smokehouse barbecue restaurant Summit Smokehouse, home to the Mountain Town Brewing Co., taproom.
July 10 – Learn about the local Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe with a tour of the Ziibiwing Cultural Center.
July 11 – We have a little something for everyone today – Grab fresh produce at the Thursday Farmers’ Market at Island Park, Thrilling Thursday #4 Camping/Backyard Glamping features an outdoor adventure where attendees can make their own backyard tent, snack on traditional camping treats and have fun with camping yoga at Chipp-A-Waters Park (free), and Soaring Eagle Casino hosts Snoop Dogg, Warren G., and Ice Cube at its outdoor venue (tickets required). Also, it’s 7-11 Day – FREE slushies at all 7-Eleven locations!
July 12 – Today kicks off Weidman Sawmill Days: 125th Anniversary Celebration! This event (July 12-14) will feature kids games, truck and tractor pulls, and much more!Have time to spare for family fun this Friday? Why not spend it bowling at Riverwood 989?! Need lunch plans? Head to CMURC for Food Truck Friday!
July 13 – Today is packed full of fun for everyone! See Michigan musicians, storytellers and speakers at the annual Chippewa River Water Festival at Island Park, check out classic cars at the HBA Classic Car Show in Downtown Mt. Pleasant, enjoy free family fun at the monthly Kids and Culture event at the Chippewa River District Library in Downtown Mt. Pleasant, and/or see Five Finger Death Punch with special guest In This Moment at Soaring Eagle Casino (tickets required). The Iron Chef Competition returns to Mountain Town Station’s garden; a competition between Executive Chef Brent Peterson and Camille’s Prime Sous Chef Kiel Nickerson ($55 per person; purchase tickets at host stand).
July 14 – Check out Science Sunday! at Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum!
July 15 – It’s the first day of competition at the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational at Midland Country Club – check out the tournament (July 15-18) as LPGA players compete.
July 16 – It sounds like the perfect day for a Doozie’s trip! Enjoy delicious ice cream at Doozie’s Ice Cream Place in Mt. Pleasant.
July 17 – Grab your golf clubs and hit some of the local fairways today!
July 18 – Thrilling Thursday #5 – Bubblemain is a bubblebration! This event will feature huge bubbles, DIY bubble wands and a bubble gum blowing contest (FREE) at Town Center.
July 19 – See Charlie Wilson and The Isley Brothers perform at Soaring Eagle Casino (tickets required). Need lunch plans? Head to CMURC for Food Truck Friday!
July 20 – Enjoy beer, brats, burgers, live music and much more at Beer, Brats & Burgers at Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant. This event will feature music by Dwight Yoakam and Eddie Money. Also, experience dinner in the gardens with Les Vignobles Foncalieu three-course wine dinner at Mountain Town Station ($50 per person; purchase tickets at host stand).
July 21 – Head to Moody’s Blueberries for U-Pick berries. Support Art Reach of Mid Michigan at the Art Reach Brunch Buffet Fundraiser in the gardens of Mountain Town Station ($10 per person, purchase tickets at host stand).
July 22 – Enjoy live music and more at the Island Park Arts Pavilion’s opening night / ribbon cutting. Check out the 11th annual My 1043’s Hometown Showdown – a local talent contest at the Isabella County Fairgrounds.
July 23 – Have some fun tonight at Car Bingo in the Ziibiwing Cultural Center parking lot, as a part of NativeFest.
July 24 – The final day of NativeFest features a Music & Comedy Night, open to the public. It’s also Mini Master night at Art Reach of Mid Michigan where kids can create an acrylic painting. It’s also the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Golf Outing at The PohlCat Golf Course in Mt. Pleasant (registration required)!
July 25 – Thrilling Thursday #7 is all about Shark Week! Learn about sharks and enjoy fin-tastic activities, crafts and games at Town Center.
July 26 – Pastime Baseball Tournament (July 25-28) is taking over Mt. Pleasant fields and the Saginaw Chippewa Pow Wow is celebrating is 35th year all weekend! Need lunch plans? Head to CMURC for Food Truck Friday!
July 27 – Visit Roz’s Diner in Rosebush for breakfast and lunch!
July 28 – We like Sundays a waffle lot! Head to Ponder Coffee Company for its famous waffles!
July 29 – Looking for fresh produce and healthy foods? Head to GreenTree Cooperative in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
July 30 – It’s International Day of Friendship! Celebrate by creating and painting at Painted Turtle in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
July 31 – Bring a friend and a little creativity to Painting the Town, a monthly paint class at Art Reach of Mid Michigan in Downtown Mt. Pleasant. Registration required.
August 1 – Get ready for FREE fun in Downtown Mt. Pleasant! Check out Thrilling Thursday #7 The Great Escape is a scavenger hunt that will take you to various locations in the heart of Downtown Mt. Pleasant and/or dance in the streets to Joshua Davis with special guest Danny McQuarters at the Max & Emily’s Summer Concert.
August 2 – Hike Mt. Pleasant’s elusive mountain, and tallest point in Isabella County, Bundy Hill at the Bundy Hill Preserve. Need lunch plans? Head to CMURC for Food Truck Friday!
August 3 – This Saturday kicks off the annual Movies by Moonlight series with A Dog’s Purpose on the hill of City Hall. This is a free event – grab your friends, snacks and a blanket.
August 4 – Sunday Funday is here again! End the weekend with brunch and drinks from a local brewery.
August 5 – Art Walk Central begins today! Discover 100+ works of art scattered across the city all month long!
August 6 – Calling all trivia nerds! Grab some friends and head to Hunter’s Ale House for pizza and trivia night! Every Tuesday!
August 7 – Discover hidden pockets of the world in Downtown Mt. Pleasant; whether you’re looking for unique boutiques, delicious dining options or places to relax and rejuvenate, Downtown Mt. Pleasant has it all!
August 8 – It’s a busy night in Downtown Mt. Pleasant! Check out Thrilling Thursday #9 Space is the Place at City Hall, see Willie Nile wsg Mio Bishoff at Max & Emily’s Summer Concert series and witness Art Walk Central competition Artist Battle! at Town Center. Enjoy selections from Adobe Road Winery’s Napa & Sonoma Vineyards at the three-course garden dinner at Mountain Town Station ($55 per person; purchase tickets at host stand).
August 9 – Join Isabella Community Credit Union at the annual Play it Safe! Kids Day event at Island Park. Need lunch plans? Head to CMURC for Food Truck Friday!
August 10 – Families – enjoy free kid activities at the monthly Kids & Culture event hosted at Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum and later, see Movies By Moonlight showing of First Man. Love country music? See Tim McGraw perform with special guests Devin Dawson and Levi Hummon at Soaring Eagle Casino (tickets required).
August 11 – Visit the covered bridge at Deerfield Nature Park.
August 12 – Swing by The Cabin for pizza specials and trivia at 10 p.m.
August 13 – Enjoy putt-putt, ice cream and the driving range at The Golf Center.
August 14 – This evening, Art Reach of Mid Michigan will host its monthly Mini Masters class where kids (ages 6 & up) can create an acrylic painting.
August 15 – Happy National Relaxation Day! Try a drop-in class at a local yoga studio, grab a blanket or hammock to set up at a park, or explore Chippewa Watershed Conservancy’s area preserves. Later head to Downtown Mt. Pleasant for Thrilling Thursday #10 Kidz Karnival and Max & Emily’s Summer Concert featuring Brian Vander Ark of The Verve Pipe!
August 16 – See Kane Brown with special guest Jameson Rogers at Soaring Eagle Casino. Need lunch plans? Head to CMURC for Food Truck Friday!
August 17 – Stop by Roz’s Diner in Rosebush for the annual For Arts Sake: Art Sale and later, see the Movies By Moonlight showing of Wonder Park at City Hall.
August 18 – Feeling adventurous? Try zip-lining at Snow Snake in Harrison.
August 19 – Visit the Veterans Memorial Library in Downtown Mt. Pleasant for a book, movie or fun class!
August 20 – It’s National Lemonade Day! Celebrate at Pleasant City Coffee with their summer menu featuring jalapeno lemonade!
August 21 – Families, go mushroom hunting with Sister Marie Kopin at Meridian Park (free) and adults bring a friend and a little creativity to Painting the Town, a monthly paint class at Art Reach of Mid Michigan in Downtown Mt. Pleasant. Registration required.
August 22 – It’s Thursday and the FINAL Thrilling Thursday of the summer. Head to Town Center for Thrilling Thursday #11 Battle of the Burgers!
August 23 – Shop Downtown Mt. Pleasant boutiques for fall looks. Need lunch plans? Head to CMURC for Food Truck Friday! It’s the final garden dinner at Mountain Town Station. Enjoy selections from Taub Family’s Portfolio during this three-course wine dinner ($50 per person; purchase tickets at host stand).
August 24 – Summer is coming to an end and so are Mt. Pleasant’s summer series. See the final Max & Emily’s Summer Concert featuring The Paddlebots with special guests CMU Professors Daryl and the Beans. Later, head to City Hall for the final Movies By Moonlight showing of Forrest Gump.
August 25 – Check out Science Sunday! at Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum!
August 26 – Burn off some energy at The Jump Station.
August 27 – Enjoy a delicious meal at The Brass in Downtown Mt. Pleasant, now featuring outdoor patio seating!
August 28 – Test your luck on Michigan’s largest gaming floor at Soaring Eagle Casino.
August 29 – Cheer on CMU Chippewa Football during the home opener at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.
August 30 – See Steely Dan perform at Soaring Eagle Casino. Yoder’s Quilt Auction and Flea Market is happening in Clare, Michigan!
August 31 – Explore 500+ vendors at the Yoder’s Quilt Auction and Flea Market in Clare, Michigan.
September 1 – Get active at Morey Courts ($1 to walk track).
September 2 – Cheer on CMU Field Hockey as the team takes on Saint Louis. Fire Up Chips!
September 3 – Ready… set… let’s kick it! Riverwood/Nine Eight Nine offers a dynamic combo of your favorite sports! Soccer + golf = Footgolf!
September 4 – Check out a local pizzeria in Isabella County!
September 5 – Need some CMU gear? Stop by the Central Michigan University bookstore for swag!
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