While it may be colder on the lakeshore, there’s still plenty of fun to be had! Whether you’re into outdoor activities or prefer cozying up indoors, Saugatuck and South Haven have numerous opportunities for you. Continue reading to discover some of the exciting events happening in January and February.




Gather in the Gallery Jan. 25th | 6pm-9pm

Featuring special guest, artist Michael Belmore, this intimate dine-in experience will weave together the wonders of visual art, culinary, and community. Each dinner is carefully curated to reflect the artist’s roots and traditions with a menu featuring 6 courses that are paired with cocktails/mocktails. Tickets are $160 per person.


Fourth Fridays in Fennville Jan. 26th and Feb. 23rd | 5pm-7pm

Head to Fennville on the fourth Friday of each month for some community fun! A different community organization hosts the event every month and features a different theme. 


Saturday Brunch Jan. 27th | 1pm-4pm

Brunch and hard cider? What a fantastic way to spend your Saturday! Make your way to Virtue Cider in Fennville for a delightful brunch paired with delicious cider.


Cake Decorating Feb. 1 | 6pm-8:30pm

Enjoy an evening in downtown Douglas at Respite Cappuccino Court and decorate your own cake! Lisa Schulz will guide you through the evening as you decorate a 6” red velvet cake while enjoying charcuterie appetizers and a Hug in a Mug Special. Tickets are $65 and they’re going fast so make sure to secure your spot today!


Euchre Night Feb. 2nd | 5pm-7pm

It’s time to play everyone’s favorite Michigan game! Grab a partner and head over to Waypost Brewing Co. in Fennville for a fun-filled night! It doesn’t matter what skill level you’re at, all are welcome to participate.


Sweetheart Artisan Market Feb. 10th | 11am-5pm

It’s Modales’s first market of the year! Grab a loved one and shop the homemade goodies while sipping wine and supporting local artists. 


Salt of the Earth Concert Series Feb. 18th | 6pm

Enjoy an evening of dinner, drinks, and live music. The concert will feature Monte Pride, Aaron Wright and Cole Hansen. Tickets are $22 and are available by calling the restaurant at 269.561.7258 or online. 


South Haven


All Ages Open Mic Night Jan. 24th | 6pm

Head to the First Congregational UCC for an enjoyable evening showcasing local talent. Participants will share their skills in storytelling, poetry, and music. This event is open to the public of all ages.


Sporcle Live Trivia at Three Blondes Brewing Jan. 25th & Feb. 1 | 7pm

Assemble your team and challenge your knowledge with trivia! The initial round kicks off at 7pm, followed by the second round at 8pm. Play one round or both – it’s free to participate, and there are prizes up for grabs!


Community Yoga Classes Jan 25th, Feb. 1st, Feb. 8th, Feb. 15th, Feb. 29th | 7:30pm-8:30pm

Join Margie from Bend Yoga for beginner yoga classes at The Church of the Epiphany. Classes feature aromatherapy, herbal tea, and a soothing candlelight vinyasa flow. Secure your spot with tickets priced at $15.


Monthly Dog Parade Jan. 30th & Feb. 27th | 10:30am

Join Decadent Dogs and bring your friendly canine companion to Laurel Oaks of South Haven for a delightful meet-and-greet with the residents. The residents enjoy the opportunity to interact with our four-legged friends.


30th Annual Ice Breaker Festival Feb. 2nd-4th

This festival promises winter fun for all ages! Enjoy a chili cook-off, cardboard sled races, ice skating, disc golf, and more. Be sure not to miss the ice sculptures on display!



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