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Saugatuck, Michigan



Sometimes you just need to get away!!! Escape at the last minute and improvise as you fly out the door. We have a few openings left in June and we're offering them exclusively to our e-mail friends.

Book Now

Mid-week during June 2014
This offer is good on new reservations only.

Book 2 Nights – 10% off daily rate
Book 3 Nights – 15% off daily rate
Book 4 Nights – 20% off daily rate

Not available online. Please call 800.385.1174 or 269.857.1465 to reserve and mention this offer


                                                                             --- 5.30.14

"The best way to predict the future, is to invent it." --- Nora Ephron

 Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens

Santana - June 1

Jason Isbell with James McMurty
June 11

Cake - June 12

John Legend - June 18

Tedeschi Trucks Band - June 19

Needtobreathe - June 21

O.A.R. & Phillip Phillips - June 23

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
June 26

Tegan and Sara - June 28



June 2-7

"Ah Summer. What power you have."
            --- Russell Baker


The Sound of Music
July 13 - August 7

A Raisin in the Sun
June 18 - July 1

Hot Mikado
July 11 - August 9

The Matchmaker
July 18 - August 8


Art Gallery Strolls
in Saugatuck and Douglas

Dawn Stafford's Peachbelt Studio & Gallery
Corner of M-89 & 63rd St., Fennville

James Brandess
Studios & Gallery
238 Butler St., Saugatuck

98 Center St., Douglas

Armstrong-De Graaf International Fine Art
403 Water St. on Main, Saugatuck

Bruce Baughman Studio & Galleries
242 Butler St., Saugatuck

Marcia Perry, Sculptor
Blue Star Hwy., North of Saugatuck

Amazwi Contemporary Art
249 Culver St., Saugatuck

Janice Miles Gallery
421 Water Street, Saugatuck

Good Goods
106 Mason Street, Saugatuck

LaFontsee Galleries
410 West Center Street, Douglas

June 28 - Unusual Suspects + Art Tour
July 19 - Taste of Art Tour
August 2 - Slightly Obsessive II + Jazz
August 9 - Taste of Art Tour

2014 Performance Calendar

Fantasies July 10 and 11

Sch3 July 17 and July 18

Duo Diorama • Ming Huan Xu & Winston Choi  July 24 and July 25

Strings & Cords  July 31 and August 1

Akropolis Reed Quintet August 7 & 8

Fresh Airs August 14 and 15


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

• Jun 25 The Niche
• Jul 2 Don Middlebrook & Living Soul
• Jul 9 Brenda Loomis Band
• Jul 16 Zion Lion
• Jul 23 Big Boss Blues
• Jul 30 Funkle Jessie
• Aug 6 Steam Powered Bluegrass
• Aug13 Mainstay
• Aug 20 SeaCruisers
• Aug 27 Schrock Brothers

 See you there!

Waterfront Invitational Art Fair - July 5

Village Square Art & Fine Crafts Fair
July 26

New in Town


Out On The Water

Star of Saugatuck

Harbor Duck


Charter Fishing



The Lake Effect: Contemporary Art
at Ox-Bow - June 12 to August 23


Every Friday from 9 am to 3 pm

Summer in the Studio

Seth Glier - July 7

Hiroya Tsukamoto - July 21

Goran Ivanovic - August 4


The Capitol Steps - July 3

BJ Thomas - June 13

Mason Street Theater
Tickets on Sale NOW!

June 27 - July 13

July 25 - August 10

August 15 - August 31


Saugatuck Brewing Company

Trace Duo - June 5
The Accidentals - June 7
Toby Bresnahan - June 12
Brian Fedewa - June 14
The Weatherheads - June 19
Big Boss Blues Band - June 21
Schrock Trio - June 26
Jack Lewis & John Gist -  June 28
Junior Valentine & Jasin Wheeler - Jul 3
Last Call Band - July 5
Matt Gabriel - July 10
The Shaneberger Duo - July 12
Formerly Hip - July 17
Charles Driscoll - July 19
Trace Duo - July 24
Jack Leaver - July 26
Gasta - July 31

Brewery Tours Every Saturday at 2 PM

"A life without love is like a year without summer." --- Swedish Proverb

Area Restaurants

Clearbrook Grill Room

Hercules Bar & Grill

Salt of the Earth

Everyday Peoples Cafe

The Piper


Phil's Bar & Grille

The Belvedere

The Butler

Ida Red's Cottage

Pumpernickel's Eatery

Marro's Italian Restaurant
Music with Mark Kahny and others

Lucy's Little Kitchen

Petter Wine Gallery
161 Blue Star Hwy., Douglas

June 7 - Tasting with Wine Maker & Vinepard Owner Bill Braymer

Jum4 14 - Wine Maker & Vineyard "heir to the throne" at Bacio Divino Kyle Janzen

June 20 - Friday Night Wine School with Super Sommelier Stuart Allen

June 27 - Wine Maker & Vineyard owner Dan Matthies from Chateau Fontaine

June 28 - Celebrating Summer and wine sipping with Singer Rick Reuther

Virtue Cider
2170 62nd Street, Fennville

"Every summer has a story."
                         --- Woody Allen

Antiques Abound right on our doorstep:
Amsterdam in Saugatuck
Anderson Antiques in Fennville
Bentley’s Fine Antiques
Blue Star Antique Pavilion
The Olde Farmhouse Antiques
• Olde House Antiques

Allegan County Antiques Fair
June 29, July 27 & August 31

"If you’re not barefoot, you’re overdressed."     --- Anon

James Brandess Studios & Gallery celebrates 20 years with a Summer Gallery Reception on June 21

Stop by and congratulate him at  238 Butler Street in Saugatuck


98 Water Street, Douglas

Crazy 8
June 7 - July 2
Whimsical Works

9 Lives
July 5 - July 30
Not so Still Life Paintings

Summer Concert Series
May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21
and September 18
Tours are every Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Ox-Bow campus Friday night open studios starts June 13

Town Crier Race
Downtown Saugatuck
June 14


June 5
Swing Time (1936)
Starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

June 15
Shall We Dance (1937)
Starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

June 7 - Hunters of the Night
June 14 Kayak the Kalamazoo River
June 21 Birding at Glenn's Wau-ke-na Nature Preserve
June 28 Finding & Rearing Giant Silk Moths
July 12 Explore a Pond
July 19 Reptile Roundup
July 26 Kayak the Kalamazoo River
August 2 Bees, Bees, Bees
August 9 Kayak the Kalamazoo River
August 16 Creatures of the Night
August 23 An Evening for the Bats

A painting class with cocktails!
Wicks Park Bar & Grille, Saugatuck
Thursday, June 12

Peterson's Mill

Sculpture Garden

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens
thru October 2014


 Wickwood Inn Exclusive

Private Wine Tasting at The Petter Wine Gallery
Private Cider Tasting at Virtue Cider

Every Friday thru August 22
at Wades Bayou in Douglas

 Relax at Wickwood's Spa

Swedish Massage
Hot Stone Massage
Couples Massages
Deep Tissue/
European Facials
Anti-Aging Facia

"Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet.
                      --- Bob Marley

Music at

Appleseed Collective - June 3
Neil Jacobs - June 17
The Bergamot - July 1
Mulebone - July 15
Dave Boutette & Claudia Schmidt - July 29
Shari Kane & Dave Steele - Aug 12
Mike & The Mutts - Aug 19
Schrock Brothers - Aug 26

"Be like a flower, turn your face to the sun."     ---- Kahil Gibran

West Michigan Wineries




Staying Fit in Saugatuck

It’s easy here. We have miles of beaches to walk, trails to cycle, streams and rivers, and one Big Lake, to canoe, kayak, and surf, and paths and woods to walk. We also are lucky to have the Satya Yoga Center which is dedicated to our best selves with yoga, Pilates, meditation, martial arts, dance and even Boot Camp. There are classes, personal training, and workshops for all.


Lakeshore Pilates is committed to upholding the highest standards of Joseph Pilates with Group Reformer & Mat classes and personal training. Lakeshore Pilates takes Pilates seriously training men and women of all ages. Visitors welcome.

Pumphouse Gym

The Pump House Gym is everyone’s favorite for hitting the Cardio Mezzanine with Elliptical Bikes and Treadmills, free weights and Magnum weight and strength training equipment. Classes, day rates, personal training, it’s all here seven days a week. Walk-ins welcome.

"Summer. Sun drenched days and starlit nights."   --- Mama Cass


Blue Coast Artists
Spring Tour

Lattner Studio
Lattner Studio

Blue Star Pottery
Blue Star Pottery

Khnemu Studio LLC
Khnemu Studio LLC

Blue Roan Studio
Blue Roan Studio

Lake Effect Pottery
Lake Effect Pottery

Blue Star Studio of Wood and Glass LLC
Blue Star Studio of Wood & Glass LLC


June 7 - Mark Kahny Duo
June 8 - Christy & Velvet
June 14 - Entourage
June 15- Bob & Gary Band
June 21 - Christy & Velvet
June 22 - Mark Kahny Duo
June 28 - Edye Evans Hyde
June 29 - Gayle Kolb
July 5 - Entourage
July 6 - Christy & Velvet
July 12 - Mark Kahny Trio
July 13 - Mary Rademacher
July 19 - Christy - Mark & Bobby
July 20 - Bob & Gary Band
July 26 - Bobby T Trio
July 27 - Edye Evans Hyde

Monday evening joins us for the What Not Band and our Open-Mic Jazz Jam

"In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds in a single day."
                   --- Aldo Leopold

June 21 - Wine Festival & Open House

July 5 - Grape Jam Vineyard Music Festival

July 18-19 & August 1-2 - Summer Evening Cook-Outs

Button-Petter Gallery
Artist Receptions & Openings

June 28 - Craig Blietz & Debra Reid Jenkins

July 19 - Rodgers Naylor, Carla Sutton & Gert Olsen

August 9 - Mary Hatch, Bonny Hawley & Lucie Phillips

Golf Courses in and around Saugatuck
are OPEN!


Farmer's Markets
Holland on Wed & Sat
Saugatuck on Fri
South Haven on Sat
and Farm Stands all around

Dunelands Exhibit is open for the season
at the Pump House Museum
overlooking the Kalamazoo River

Old School House History Center

July 1, Bee Garden Buzz ("MisBeeHiving") with Ruth Johnson & others

July 8, Maryjo Gets You to Talk About Art with Maryjo Lemanski of Water Street Gallery

July 15, the River and Harbor: A Status Update with Bob Sapita

July 22, Houses on the Move: Four Historic Restoration Stories (Presenters to be determined)

July 29, Birds of the Dunelands with Rick Brigham

August 5, Tales of the Silver Screen with Mike Sweeney and Mary Ann Curtis

August 12, Arriving In Style: The Automobile (and Bus) as Saugatuck & Douglas History with Jim Schmiechen

August 19, What Did You Do Last Summer? with Ruth Johnson, Kids Summer Camp Review

August 26, Gangster Stories: Fact or Fiction - Bring Your Story with Jim Schmiechen, Kit Lane and the Audience

"Happiness is the setting of the soul into its most appropriate spot." --- Warren Buffet

"Join us and watch Spring unfold along the lakeshore."  --- Julee and Bill


Wickwood Reservations 269.857.1465
or 800.385.1174


Our Innkeepers answer 9am - 9pm
everyday of the year!

Plus now you can Book On-line!

The Inn

Silver Palate Cookbook  Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook  The New Basics  Silver Palate 25th Anniversary

Julee and Bill

Wickwood Inn   |    510 Butler Street P.O. Box 1019   |   Saugatuck, MI 49453
Tel (800) 385-1174   |  
www.wickwoodinn.com   |    Bill and Julee Rosso Miller, Proprietors