Saugatuck, Michigan




"It feels like I'm in the most magical place on earth."
                                                 --- Barbara Margolis, Saugatuck, 2010


From now until the end of October the beach beckons us all! It simply provides the very best fast-acting relief from stress. You can go body surfing, free floating, fishing, kayaking, beachcombing, or snoozing the afternoon away.

"Beyond the Sea" our villages await with jazz, art openings, shops, cabaret, theater, chamber music, musicals, films, farmer’s markets, biking and restaurants galore. Come visit us at Wickwood and we’ll do our utmost to pamper you.

"We had sand in our eyes and ears and nose, and sand in our hair and sand between-our-toes."   --- A.A. Milne


Summertime Last Minute Mid-Week Specials

Mid-week rates begin at $275
including all of Wickwood's terrific complimentary dining.

To take advantage of theses low rates today, call us
at Wickwood Inn directly at 800.385.1174 or 269.857.1465.
9:00 am to 9:00 pm EST everyday.


"Life is to be invented, not merely lived."   --- Maira Kalman


July 14 The Last Call Band, Music in the Park, Saugatuck
July 15-16 C’est Magnifique, Chamber Music Festival, Saugatuck

Mason Street Warehouse
Summer Season

Through July 18th with the Broadway musical, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels". This is a hilarious tale of conniving deception. Two con artists, one suave and sophisticated, the other crass and small time, end up working the same territory - the French Riviera.

Dixie Longate, the fast-talking Tupperware Lady, packed up her catalogues, left her children in an Alabama trailer park and took Off- Broadway by storm! July 21-August 1.

Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy, are four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts and with voices to match! At their 1958 prom we are treated to classics from the 50's and 60's including "Lollipop"; "Dream Lover" and "It's My Party". August 6-22

An Improv theatrical experience; three actors and pianist make up a fully staged musical, complete with songs, lyrics and choreography, ON THE SPOT!  August 25-28.

Mason Street Warehouse 

July 17 Lost & Found, mixed media, Water Street Gallery
July 16-17 Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah, The Red Barn Theater
July 17 Pops at the Piper, Holland Jazz Orchestra and Holland Symphony, The Piper
July 17 Raleigh & Hicks sing at The What Not
July 18 Christy G sings at The What Not


A celebration of the black dirt produce and fruit belts best with our local farmers opens June 11.
Every Friday until mid October
 8 AM - 2 PM and Every Monday July 6 - August 31  3 PM - 7 PM

July 18-August 10 Adornment at Good Goods
July 20 The Red Sea Pedestrians, world music, Fennville Park
July 20 Kiss Me Kate, Red Barn Films
July 21 Function, Funk & Soul, Music in the Park, Saugatuck
July 22-24 Trio Terzetto, Chamber Music Festival, Saugatuck
July 23 The Last Night of Ballyhoo, DeWitt Theatre
July 24 3rd Annual Family Farm Tour, Lakeshore Harvest Country
July 24 Douglas Dutchers Vintage Baseball Game
July 24 Mary Rademacher
sings at The What Not
July 25 Allegan Antiques Fair, Allegan
July 25 Jones & O’Dell at The Button-Petter Gallery
July 25 Dan Jacobs sings at The What Not

The Museum is located on Park Street in Saugatuck, a short walk from the Chain Ferry and is open daily from Noon to 4pm thru Labor Day.

Saugatuck Center for the Arts

July 19 - Krista Detor

July 26 - Libby York

August 2 - Meg Hutchinson

August 9 - Edye Evans-Hyde and Mark Kahny

August 16 - Drew Nelson

August 23 - The Guggenheim Grotto

July 27 To Kill a Mockingbird, Red Barn Films
July 28 Keith Scott Blues Band, Chicago Blues, Music in the Park, Saugatuck
July 28- August 29 Joyeous Porcelain, Khnemu Gallery
July 29 & 30 Viva Italia!, Saugatuck Chamber Music Festival
July 31 Village Square Art and Fine Crafts Fair
July 31 Reds, Whites & Blues in the Vineyard
, Fenn Valley Winery
July 31 Venetian Festival Lighted Boat Parade& Fireworks at Dusk
July 31 Cabaret, Duets at The Red Barn Theater
July 31 Tony Reynolds sings at The What Not

Saugatuck Center for the Arts

Re(fr)action: Experiencing the Art of Glass
Through August 24

From the collection of the Muskegon Museum of Art, experience these spectacular modern works of glass. In a dazzling array of colors, shapes, and sizes, this collection nudges boundaries and conceptions about glass artistry.


August 1 Randy Marsh sings at The What Not
August 3 Detour, bluegrass in Fennville Music in the Park
August 3 Dr. Zhivago, Red Barn Films
August 4 Creolization, Music in the Park, Saugatuck
August 5-6 American Journey, Saugatuck Chamber Music Festival August 6-15 Amadeus at The Red Barn Theater

The Red Barn

July 16 & 18 Hello, Muddah Hello, Faddah, The Jewish Theater of Grand Rapids returns with the hilarious musical.

August 6 - 8 & 13 - 15, The Red Barn Players present the stage play AMADEUS by the English dramatist Peter Shaffer, loosely based on the lives of the composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri.

August 21, The fantastic Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company presents Henry V by William Shakespeare.

August 6 Summer Harvest Farm to Table Dinner, SCA
August 7 Jack Wilkin sings at The What Not
August 7 Book Sale, Well Read Bookstore, Douglas
August 8 Mary Rademacher sings at The What Not
August 10 Rock Around the Clock, Red Barn Films
August 10 West Michigan Drumming Circle, Felt Mansion
August 11 Bryan Michael Fischer Band, Rock/Blues, Music in the Park, Saugatuck

Meijer Gardens
Summer Concert Series

• Jul 16 Umphrey's McGee
• Jul 25 Indigo Girls
• Jul 26 Natalie Merchant
• Jul 29 Chris Isaak
• Aug 5 Natalie MacMaster
• Aug 7 Lyle Lovett & His Large Band
• Aug 9 Melissa Etheridge
• Aug 11 A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor “Summer Love” Tour
• Aug 15 George Thorogood & The Destroyers
• Au 25 Brandt Carlile

August 12 Douglas Social, Downtown Douglas
August 12 & 13 Czech Mate, Saugatuck Chamber Music Festival August 14 Douglas Dutchers Vintage Baseball
August 14 Book Sale
, Well Read Bookstore, Douglas
August 14-31 American Road Trip paintings
, Water Street Gallery
August 14 Diego sings at The What Not
August 15 Leben and Palmer at The Button-Petter Gallery
August 15 Christy G sings at The What Not
August 17 Cabaret, Red Barn Film Series


Brilliant talent in our small village every summer.

Around the World in Six Weeks Summer 2010

• Jul 15 & 16 C'est Magnifique!
• Jul 22 - 24 Trio Terzetto
• July 29 & 30 Viva Italia!
• Aug 5 & 6 American Journey
• Aug 12 & 13 Czech Mate

August 18 Los Bandits, Music in the Park, Saugatuck
August 19 Douglas-Saugatuck Sidewalk Sales
August 20 Patsy Meets Ethel
, Cabaret, Red Barn
August 21 Shakespeare’s Henry V, Red Barn
August 21 Book Sale, Well Read Bookstore, Douglas
August 21 White with a Splash of Blue Party
August 21 Plein Aire Affair
, Water Street Gallery

Chihuly at Meijer Gardens
Through September 30

Not to be missed, this Dale Chihuly exhibit will feature the chandeliers, glass towers up to 30 feet high, floating spheres, reeds rising from the earth, the sun, the moon and a rowboat full of glass installed outdoors at 15 Meijer Gardens sites. These sculptures have thrilled audiences around the world and now are here!

August 21 Entyce sings at The What Not
August 22 Twenty-Third Taste of Saugatuck
August 22 Edye Evans Hyde
sings at The What Not
August 23 The Guggenheim Grotto sing at The SCA
August 24 Sunset Blvd., Red Barn Films
August 25 The Niche, Music in the Park, Saugatuck
August 26 Douglas Social
August 28 Christy G sings at The What Not
August 28 Book Sale, Well Read Bookstore, Douglas
August 29 Entourage sings at The What Not
August 31 To Be Or Not To Be, Red Barn Films

Golf Courses in and around Saugatuck



Wine Tasting

Round Barn Winery


September 1 Delilah DeWylde & The Lost Boys sing in Wicks Park September 3 & 4 Cabaret 1960’s Tribute/Sing-a-Long, Red Barn
September 3-30 Take Ten, Water Street Gallery
September 4 Christy G sings at The What Not
September 5 Diego sings at The What Not
September 6 Book Sale, Well Read Bookstore, Douglas

Fenn Valley Vineyard Events

July 17 Blues In The Vineyard
July 24 Summer Evening Cookout
August 6 Summer Evening Cookout

 Performing Arts In The Vineyard
August 1 Steve Suvada
August 8 Folias Tango Quartet
August 15 Keith Scottu
August 22 Third Coast Ensemble

September 6 12th Annual Blue Star 0.19k Bridge Walk
September 7 Fiddler On The Roof, Red Barn Films
September 11 Victory Party for Cool Town, all over town.
September 11 Wine Tasting, Douglas
September 10-12, The Amber Beads, Red Barn Theater
September 11 Entourage sings at The What Not
September 12 Mary Rademacher sings at The What Not
September 14 High Noon, Red Barn Films
September 17 Bluegrass with Nobody’s Darlin’, Red Barn
September 18 Tony Reynolds sings at The What Not
September 18 Clothesline Art Show, Saugatuck
September 19 Entyce sings at The What Not
September 21 Gypsy, Red Barn Films
September 26 Allegan Antique Market
September 28 Moby Dick, Red Barn Films

Reading the buildings is a way of connecting with our past. By taking the Saugatuck Walking Tour, you will enjoy learning its diverse and rich history, which is unique and yet in many ways a microcosm of the history of small town America.

Walking Tours are scheduled for 2:00 pm on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in July and August except for Sunday July 4 because of the parade. Tours start at the Information Booth on the corner of Butler and Culver Streets across from Town Hall at the traffic light.


Wicks Park Gazebo
Music in the Park
Under the Gazebo in Wicks Park in Saugatuck every Wednesday in the summer from 7-9 PM

• Jul 14 The Last Call Band
• Jul 21 Function
• Jul 28 Keith Scott Blues Band
• Aug 4 Creolization
• Aug 11 Bryan Michael Fischer Band
• Aug 18 Los Bandits
• Aug 25 The Niche
• Sep 1 Delilah DeWylde & The Lost Boys

 See you there!



In this classic screwball comedy, an unscrupulous Broadway producer struggles to find a backer for his new show. Through July 25th, DeWitt Theatre, Holland


A bubbly 60's musical about romance in a Wash-O-Rama where Cindy, the laundromat attendant, has three guardian angels appear to help her turn her life around and teach her lessons about life and love. June 26th - August 13th, Knickerbocker Theatre, Holland

This show embodies one of comedy's most essential impulses: the adolescent urge to take a baseball bat to the culturally revered. July 10th - August 14th, DeWitt Theatre, Holland

Six generations have read the story. This one will sing it! Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel is turned into a musical that surrounds the story of the four March sisters. July 17th - August 15th, DeWitt Theatre, Holland


October 9 & 10
Gallery Stroll in
Saugatuck & Douglas


Winter Weekend
Cooking Classes
at Wickwood with Julee
January through April 2011
Saturday Mornings
For Wickwood Guests Only
(optional for guests)


Out On The Water

SS Keewatin

Star of Saugatuck

Harbor Duck

Chain Ferry



Charter Fishing


Fruit Picking
strawberries | raspberries blueberries | blackberries
peaches | apples


"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of
moments that take our breath away.”  --- Oscar Wilde

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