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  1. LACA announced an installation by Scottish-born, Chicago-based artist Claire Ashley Oct. 22 through Dec. 10 in the art center’s performance hall. The installation is part of the West Shore Community College Humankind Series and is entitled Cosmic Gasp, which will also include installations at various location on the WSCC campus. n exhibit reception, featuring drinks and food from chef Barry Sherlock, will take place Friday, Oct. 22, from 5-8 p.m. at LACA. During the reception there will also be a performance related to the artwork presented at LACA. The exhibit, reception, and presentation are free and open to the public.
  2. Sandcastles Children’s Museum hosted Eric Engblade for Music & Movement last week. And they showed off the Vet Center.
  3. The Library  shared a list inspired by the Shifting Landscapes lecture series topic “Community”, which took place October 11th.
  4. WMOM covered the final day of sailing for the SS Badger, as she entered home port for the last time this season.


  1. ABC Kidz has busted out the holiday racks!
  2. Avenue’s End Mini Mall has decorated for Halloween.
  3. Babe’s Candyland has Candy Corn! They’ve also teamed up with Miss Sawyer’s Kids with a Cause. Get half off candy to donate to our troops (up to 1lb).
  4. Backstage Hobbies & Games featured board games with animal themes.
  5. Book Mark featured this Escape Room book.
  6. Cedar Chest has lots of cute boots (and more) for fall.
  7. Evergreen Natural Foods Market is taking orders for local, pastured, non-GMO fed turkeys for Thanksgiving. Call 231-843-1000 to reserve one.
  8. Gliks shared this fall outfit and you can take an additional 70% off clearance rack items right now.
  9. Ludington Hobbies showed us Braxton’s sweet 6th birthday present!
  10. Mariellen’s Hallmark has cheese forks… and this video to help you figure out which knife you use for which cheese. AND… new Halloween Squishmallows have been unboxed!
  11. Maude’s has some cute handmade pumpkins.
  12. My Sister’s Closet has a pre-loved Coach bag looking for a new home.
  13. Nautical Yarn posted a fun new class featuring a Lotus Flower Beanie, which will take place on October 26th via Zoom.  $25 includes the pattern.
  14. Purple Monkey Children’s Boutique featured items in beautiful fall tones.
  15. Snyder’s Shoes has these cool new shoes with a name that Jen cannot pronounce… ASPORTUGUESAS. The company was born with the purpose of creating quality, sustainable & eco-friendly footwear. Proud to be the world’s first Cork flip-flops brand, using a 100% natural raw material that is born from a tree and retrieved every nine years without the tree ever being cut. Inspired by Nature, and with a unique choice of Natural & Recycled materials, committed to giving back!
  16. Spindrift Cyclesports put a big smile on Cooper’s face with a brand new bike!
  17. Sweet Peach Children’s Boutique has pre-orders available for this Mommy & Me vest set and they have a lot of cute Halloween outfits, candles, tea towels, decor and womens tees in stock at the store.
  18. Todd & Brad Reed Photography has re-opened with the girls running the show as Todd & Brad recover from COVID. Both are doing well and slowly getting better. They posted their 9 book covers, asking which one is your favorite?
  19. Trailhead Bike Shop hosted lunch on Saturday with free hot dogs and popcorn. 
  20. Victoria’s Jewelry celebrated Nat’l Fossil Day with some facts about two fossils the have in the shop… the Petoskey Stone and the Ammolite. They also featured a pink tourmaline and diamond necklace, which is October’s birthstone. Mention you saw the post and get 25% off the necklace.


  1. Chef John’s // Bread
  2. Crown & Cork // Lamb Meatballs  // Eggplant Rollatini
  3. Jamesport Brewing Co // Double Decker Club // Rodeo Burger
  4. Kilwins has closed for the season, but they will have holiday hours later this year.
  5. Krave Frozen Yogurt is now taking pre-orders for Hot Cocoa Bombs. They will be in stock in the store starting October 20th.
  6. Ludington Bay Brewing Co // The Board
  7. Ludington Pub  // Burger
  8. Table 14 // Halibut w/ Spanish Rice // Red Wine Poached Pear // Halibut w/ Lemon Grass & Caper Beurre Blanc
  9. The Mitten Bar // The Board


  1. Adora Studio of Hair showed us a couple great before and afters photos and this video.
  2. Northstar Chiropractic is asking patients to leave a Google Review for a chance to win a Yeti cooler.
  3. Northstar Fitness told us about their yoga classes this week. They have heated and non-heated classes for all levels. Check the Mindbody App to see the full schedule. They also featured their nutrition coaching, which can help you reach weight, performance, and muscle gain goals.
  4. The Refinery see Heather’s before and after photos, and some lip before and after shots from another client.





  • Nat’l Liqueur Day
  • Sweetest Day
  • SANDCASTLES CHILDRENS MUSEUM // Paper Plate Leaves Craft // 10am
  • SENIOR CENTER // Scottville Beekeepers “Sweet Taste of Mason County” // 10am-3pm // Free
    Meet the local beeks from Mason County and sample from a dozen honey tasting stations plus info sessions with local beekeepers, bee supplies and demos, observation hive with live bees, kids activities and honey for sale.
  • ALLEY BAR // 550+ Pool Tournament // Doors open at 1pm, Play begins at 2pm
    $10 per person with 100% payback in both the over and  under brackets. This event is open to all Mason County based leagues, men and women.
  • SANDBAR // Live Music feat. Yard Sale Underwear
  • Happy Birthday to Rachel Gaudette from Todd & Brad Reed Photography