Opera House Events: October 25 – Bob Milner, Ragtime Pianist October 29 – Community Band November 14 & 15 – Singers on the Grand November 22 – Pops Pipe Organ Concert December 11 – John Two Hawks, Christmas Concert January 29 – Taylor Taylor, Vocalist February 28 – Jackalope Western Themed Band
Community Events: October 9, 10, 11 – Color Cruise & Island Festival, hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. all three days
Come enjoy the sites, sounds, smells and tastes of fall! Take a trip on the river boat, an airplane ride or wagon ride. Listen to music and enjoy a variety of food. Bring the kids to the petting zoo and other fun activities. Partake in a new, fun event – the Diamond Dig sponsored by H&H Jewelry Design. We look forward to seeing you there!
On Saturday, October 10, starting at 10 a.m. at Fitzgerald Park is a bike ride that ends at 11 a.m. at Fox Park. Also, on Saturday, Enjoy the Capitol City Car Club vintage vehicle display right downtown!
On Sunday, October 11, at 3 p.m., take the walking tour at Oakwood Cemetery sponsored by the Grand Ledge Area Historical Society. Local Historian Cindy Langenberg will lead a tour at the Oakwood Cemetery on October 11 from 3 p.m. to approximately 4 p.m. The tour will include narrative about prominent Grand Ledge citizens such as the Fitzgerald family that included a Michigan Governor, a Michigan Supreme Court Justice and two members of the Michigan House of Representatives. Tom Dingler, a Vietnam Veteran, will discuss the war memorials found in the cemetery. A cemetery program will be available for $2.00. In case of rain, the talk will be held in the City Hall gym.
November 3 – Grand Ledge celebrates our Firefighters 150 years of service. Opera House program begins at 7:30 p.m.
December 4 – Christmas Parade
December 5 & 6 – Join us for the 41st Holiday Traditions Tour, hours are Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m to 5 p.m. Enjoy homes and historic buildings, and tables and trees at the Opera House.
February 11, 12, 13 – Fun on the Rocks
Remember, the museum is open on all festival days.