TALK OF THE TOWN: NOVEMBER 24, 2021

JEN’S GIFT PICK of the Week

Locally made wood items from Avenue’s End Mini Mall

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HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS

EVENT LIST

THURSDAY – NOVEMBER 25 – THANKSGIVING

  • Happy Thanksgiving!
  • CARTIER PARK // Lud Pub Run Club group run at 8am
  • Don’t Feel Like Cooking? Old Hamlin is open!
    Enjoy our full breakfast menu from 7:00am-10:30am
    Serving Thanksgiving Specials ONLY from 11:00am-7:00pm (while supplies last) No full menu available during this time.
    SPECIALS: Baked Ham with fruit sauce and yams OR Roast Chicken with mashed potatoes and stuffing OR Roast Turkey with mashed potatoes and stuffing
    — All Served with green bean casserole, choice of soup or tossed salad, homemade bread, pumpkin pie $15.99
    — Limited Children’s menu available upon request
    — TAKE OUT ORDERS-pick up on Thanksgiving day between 11:00am-7:00pm
    — MUST BE ORDERED BEFORE 7:00PM MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND. NO EXCEPTIONS 231-843-4251
    — No Reservations-sorry for the inconvenience

FRIDAY – NOVEMBER 26

  • National Native American Heritage Day
  • Shopping Reminder Day – Get started early this year!
  • Black Friday – Check out these Black Friday sales Downtown
    • Q Smokehouse – For every $20 you spend in the restaurant, or online ordering, you will receive a $5 Gift Card. Spend $60 and get $15 Free for your next purchase. You can also get an additional 10% OFF of your purchase just by showing a receipt of a purchase from another downtown business. Offer valid thru Saturday!
    • Ludington Hobbies – Drag, bash, crawl, fly…. they got you! Plus the parts to fix them. One special RC is $300 OFF!!
    • Mariellen’s Hallmark – 20% off storewide when you purchase the Gift of Giving ornament (all proceeds from ornament sales go to Helen Devos Children’s Hospital) (thru Saturday)
    • Nautical Yarn – 15% off Cake yarn (thru Saturday)
    • Purple Monkey – Melissa and Doug Toys will be buy one get one 50 % off, Lazy One Pajamas will be 20$, and Boutique Clothing is 20% off. (thru Saturday)
    • Trailhead Bike Shop – 20% off winter apparel (thru Saturday) and 15% off Kuak bike racks
    • Todd & Brad Reed Photography – Pre-order sale on 366 Book, $20 off 50 Years Seeing Michigan Through A Lens, $8 off Michigan Puzzle, 40% off unmatted prints, $2 off Christmas ornament, 30% off metal prints, B1G1 Greeting Cards, 50% off 2022 calendar
  • SANDCASTLES // Friday Toddler Time  // 10am-2pm
  • RED DOOR GALLERY // Holiday Open House // 10am-5pm
  • LACA // Festival of Wreaths bidding begins and runs thru Dec. 8th.
    https://laca.betterworld.org/…/2021-laca-festival-wreaths
  • LIBRARY // Family Fun Craft Bags // 11am-3pm
  • LACA // Art of Giving Holiday Artist Market // 11am-4pm
  • SPORTSMANS/MITTEN BAR // Kegs For Cash // 11am-11pm
    Enjoy a featured draft beer (or root beer) and benefit a local nonprofit. Every dollar you pay for featured product will be donated. This round will benefit the Lakeshore Food Club and an anonymous donor will match our donation up to $500. Bring your friends and please drink responsibly!
  • WMOM // Free Photos With Santa // 4-6pm
    Must reserve a time slot. 
  • AMERICAN LEGION // Pizza Night // 5-7:30pm
    Pizza is available for dine-in or pick up.  For pick up, call (231) 845-7094 or (231) 852-0400 to place an order. If the line is busy, call back. Do not leave a message. Cash and checks only.  All pizzas are 14” with thin crust. Several toppings are available. You can also take your pizza home to bake.
    LUDINGTON BAY BREWING // Live Music feat. Tom Zatarga // 6-9pm
  • SANDBAR // Karaoke & DJ // 8pm

SATURDAY – NOVEMBER 27

  • Small Business Saturday!
  • Rotary Holiday Auction starts // 9am
    Bid on many downtown items and certificates, including a VIP New Year’s Eve Ball Drop experience.
  • Single Track Showdown Bicycle Race // Legacy Plaza // 10am
  • SANDCASTLES // Painting w/ Cars // 10a-2pm
  • RED DOOR GALLERY // Holiday Open House // 10am-5pm
  • LACA // Art of Giving Holiday Artist Market // 11am-2pm
  • SPORTSMANS/MITTEN BAR // Kegs For Cash // 11am-11pm
    Enjoy a featured draft beer (or root beer) and benefit a local nonprofit. Every dollar you pay for featured product will be donated. This round will benefit the Lakeshore Food Club and an anonymous donor will match our donation up to $500. Bring your friends and please drink responsibly!
  • WMOM // Free Photos With Santa // 11am-4pm
    Must reserve a time slot. 
  • BABE’S CANDY LAND // 50% off candy and t-shirts 
  • KRAVE // Holiday Open House // 12-6pm
    Seven vendors will be on site: Hot Cocoa Bombs from KRAVE: Scentsy with Kelly Savich, Usborne Books with Heather Wheeler, Stampin up with Missy Niemiec, Dotdot Smile by Felicia Gilbert, Paparazzi Jewelry by Tanya Cameron, Homemade gifts by Heather Stafford, Lakeshore Abstracts by Heidi Pell.
  • Needlefast Evergreens Christmas Tree (and wreath) Lot in Legacy Plaza // 11am-6pm
  • FREE Horse Drawn Carriage Rides // 2-6pm
    Rides start at the north end of Legacy Plaza. They are about 15 min long and 10 passengers can ride at once.
  • Aglow On The Avenue Parade //  6pm
  • Downtown Tree Lighting // 6:30pm *following the parade
    At the end of the holiday parade, follow Santa and the LHS Choir to the tree at Legacy Plaza where we will gather for Christmas carols and the lighting of the tree. 
  • Santa & Mrs. Claus Visit // 6:30pm *following the parade
    Outdoor visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus in the plaza after the parade (not indoors at Sandcastles)

SUNDAY – NOVEMBER 28


MONDAY – NOVEMBER 29


TUESDAY – NOVEMBER 30


WEDNESDAY – DECEMBER 1


SENIOR CENTER // Various Activities on Week Days


WEEKLY SPECIALS FOR THE QUIET SEASON

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
Free ice cream
with any meal
after 11am
@ House of Flavors
Free ice cream
with any meal
after 11am
@ House of Flavors
Free ice cream
with any meal
after 11am
@ House of Flavors
Free ice cream
with any meal
after 11am
@ House of Flavors
Free ice cream
with any meal
after 11am
@ House of Flavors
Free ice cream
with any meal
after 11am
@ House of Flavors
Free ice cream
with any meal
after 11am
@ House of Flavors
 Mug Club Day
@ Mitten Bar
$15 Menu
@ Timbers
$15 Menu
@ Timbers
$15 Menu
@ Timbers
Free apps from 4-6pm
@ Jamesport
$8 Sushi
@ Blu Moon
$15 NY Strip
@ Blu Moon
$12 Burger & A Beer
@ Jamesport
Mug Members Day
@ Ludington Bay
Buy 1 Burrito,
Get 2nd 50% off
@ Sandbar
$3 wine
@ Crown & Cork