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The Silver Lake, Hart, Mears, and Pentwater area calendar is chock full of exciting and entertaining events and festivals you won’t want to miss. From festivals to county fairs, and fireworks to craft fairs, there’s something to look forward to nearly every weekend!


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May 2022

PreRunner Invasion

May 20 @ 8:00 am - May 22 @ 5:00 pm

May 20-22, 2022 PreRunner Invasion ORV Area and Golden Sands Golf Course

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May 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hart Mears Area

Six area thrift & gift shops in the Hart area invite you to attend the 2nd THRIFT & GIFT CRAWL!

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Chalk it up in Pentwater

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jilly’s Gallery
226 S. Hancock
Pentwater, 49449

Chalk it up in Pentwater. Family fun & prizes. Register at Jilly's Gallery or Painted Frog Studio | 11-1pm!

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Little Sable Lighthouse

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Little Sable Point Lighthouse
287 North Lighthouse Drive
Mears, MI 49436

Little Sable Lighthouse   Open for the season May 27, 2022 Lighthouse and gift shop are open 10 am to 5 pm 7 days a week. Closing date of the tower tours is September 18, 2022

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Claybanks Pottery Annual Open House Memorial Day Weekend

May 27 @ 10:00 am - May 30 @ 5:00 pm
Claybanks Pottery
7060 S. Scenic Dr.
New Era, MI 49446

Download Open House Postcard 2022  

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May 30 @ 10:00 am

Downtown Pentwater 10:00 A.M. Mears Cemetery 10:00 A.M.-TBA Downtown Hart 11:00 A.M.-TBA

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June 2022

Silver Lake Sand Dunes Jeep Invasion 2022

June 2 - June 5
Golden Township Park at Silver Lake Sand Dunes
8501 Silver Lake Road
Mears, MI 49436

Over 1,000 Jeep vehicles are expected at the 6th Anniversary Silver Lake Sand Dunes Jeep Invasion, with a weekend full of Trail Rides, Racing Activities, Live Music, Off-Road Exhibitors at the Performance Marketplace, Awards and more family fun. Now in…

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Blessing of the Duners

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Silver Lake Sand Dunes State Park
8960 W Fox Rd
Mears, MI 49436

Blessing of the Duners  ORV Section of the Silver Lake Sand Dunes @North Directional Zone of the ORV Area, look for all the Jeeps gathering for a photo-Northeast corner of ORV area Saturday at 12noon to 1:00pm  Join the blessing…

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Free Off Road Vehicle (ORV), Fishing, and State Park entry Weekend

June 11 - June 12
Silver Lake Sand Dunes State Park
8960 W Fox Rd
Mears, MI 49436

Michigan residents and nonresidents legally can ride in the Silver Lake Sand Dunes ORV area and any DNR-designated routes and trails without purchasing an ORV license or ORV trail permit June 11-12  &  August 20-21, 2022 During the June Free…

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Ride United

June 11
Hart-Montague Trail
Polk Rd
Hart, MI 49420

Ride for a cause at the United Way of the Lakeshores 9th annual Ride United event. Ride United 2022 Flyer 05032022

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