√ Dec. 31 ... 7th Annual Lights to Midnight New Year’s Party, Muskegon Winter Sports Complex, 462 Scenic Dr., North Muskegon.
√ Jan. 1 ... 39th annual Sgt. Preston Yukon King New Year’s Day 6-Mile Run & 5K Run/Walk, 11 a.m.., at Muskegon State Park Winter Sports Complex, 462 Scenic Dr., Muskegon. Register online at http://www.goracego.com/Search/event/.aspx?id=16086.
√ Jan. 3 ... DECA Polar Plunge, 1 p.m., Montague High School. Money raised will be given to the Ella Foundation. Soups and hot beverages will be available for those getting dunked and those who donate.
√ Jan. 10-12 ... “Almost Maine” fundraising play at Howmet Playhouse, 304 S. Mears Ave., Whitehall. Produced by the Mighty Mitten Players. Proceeds to Howmet Playhouse.
√ Jan. 10 ... “A Night with Cece Winans & Friends” concert, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Theater, 425 W. Western Ave., Muskegon.
√ Jan. 12 ... Vintage Snowmobile Show, 8 a.m., at Twisting Tails Snomobile Club, 5875 Ruprect Rd., Twin Lake. Antique, vintage & classic winter snowmobile show. Radar runs, Show and Swap.
√ Jan. 12 ... 2013 Muskegon Bridal Association Bridal Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Frauenthal Theater, 425 W. Western Ave., Muskegon. Free admission.
√ Jan. 14-16 ... West Michigan Youth Winter Sports Fest. At this event kids can compete in 23 winter sports throughout Muskegon. The Muskegon Winter Sports Complex will host the Luge Championships, Natural Ice Speedskating Championships and Biathlon (target shooting and xc skiing combined).
√ Jan. 15 ... White Lake Area Relay for Life Kickoff, 6 p.m., at Algot Johnson American Legion Hall, 803 E. Colby. 20 “Years of Fighting: Relay Family Reunion.”
√ Jan. 19 ... Montague High School’s 10th annual Mock Rock 2013, 7 p.m., at Montague High School Auditorium. The event is a lip syncing contest between students. Organized by Montague DECA.
√ Jan. 19-20 ... White Lake Perch Festival. Saturday Chili Cookoff 12 p.m., Fish Dinner 5 p.m. Sunday weigh-in and awards. White Lake VFW, 9370 Walsh Rd., Montague.
√ Jan. 20 ... Big Daddy Weave, with guests H15, 6 p.m., at Montague High School’s Fine Arts Center. Sponsored by Evangelical Covenant Church of Whitehall, Aerovision Int., GVB Development Group, and AJ’s Family Fun Center.
√ Jan. 25 ... DECA Pink-Out Basketball fundraiser for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 5:30 p.m., at Montague High School. Shelby vs. Montague. Purchase pink at the game and wear it.
√ Feb. 9 ... Mozart and Friends presented by the West Michigan Symphony, 7:30 p.m., at Frauenthal Theater, 425 W. Western Ave. Muskegon.
√ Feb. 16-17 ... Take A Kid Fishing. Held in conjuction with the DNR’s free fishing weekend, the White Lake Area Sport Fishing Association is hosting two days of fishing for kids. Saturday 12-4 pm, Sunday 10 am-2 pm.
√ March 8 ... An Evening with Phillips, Craig & Dean presented by Muskegon Rescue Mission, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Theater, 425 W. Western Ave., Muskegon.
√ March 15-16 ... Beethoven and Blue Jeans presented by the West Michigan Symphony, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Theater, 425 W. Western Ave., Muskegon.
√ May 22 ... Whitehall High School Senior Awards Assembly, 9 a.m., high school auditorium.
√ May 28 ... Whitehall High School Bachelaureate, 7 p.m., location TBD.
√ May 30 ... Whitehall High School graduation, 7 p.m., at the football stadium.
√ Aug. 3-13 ... 4th annual White Lake Chamber Music Festival. A mix of visiting professional groups and local talent will again offer a wide variety of performances throughout the White Lake Area.