√ Sept. 16 ... Final day of the Michigan Irish Music Festival 2012, at Heritage Landing, Muskegon. Live music, activities and Irish culture. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
√ Sept. 19 ... Nuveen Art Prize Bus Trip, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tour Art Prize venues in downtown Grand Rapids. To reserve a seat call the Nuveen Center at 894-2787.
√ Sept. 19 ... Montague Branch Library Story Time, 1 p.m. “123 ... Count With Me!.” For children ages 3-6 and families. Library is located in Montague City Hall, 8778 Ferry, Montague.
√ Sept. 20 ... White Lake Area Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., at MasterTag, 9751 Old US-31, Montague. Topic: The MasterTag story, it’s creation and evolution.
√ Sept. 20-24 ... Muskegon Civic Theatre’s production of “Dial M for Murder” at Beardsley Therater, downtown Muskegon. Curtain time: 7:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. Sunday.
√ Sept. 21 ... Krupp Family Benefit, 5-7 p.m. at Montague United Methodist Church, 8555 Cook St., Montague. Benefit and silent auction for Jeannie Krupp and family.
√ Sept. 21-22 ... “I Love the 80s” pops concert by the West Michigan Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., at the Frauenthal Theater, 425 W. Western Ave., Muskegon.
√ Sept. 22 ... Country Bluegrass performer Bill Elingboe will perform a free concert, 1-5 p.m., at Lewis Farm Market & Petting Zoo, New Era. Admission to petting farm is required.
√ Sept. 23 ... White Lake Environmental History Project Kickoff, 4-5:30 p.m., at White Lake Community Library, 3900 White Lake Drive. Remarks by Dr. Alan Steinman, director of the GVSU Annis Water Resources Institute since 2001. Refreshments. Admission free.
√ Sept. 23 ... Country Bluegrass performer Ashley Youngstrom will perform a free concert, 1-4 p.m., at Lewis Farm Market & Petting Zoo, New Era. Admission to petting farm is required.
√ Sept. 29 ... Fall Fest, N. Mears Parking Lot, downtown Whitehall, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Farmers’ Market, live entertainment, arts and crafts, hayrides, cider mill, food vendors and more.
√ Sept. 29-30 ... Lewis Farm Market & Petting Zoo Fall Festival, New Era. Music, face painting, clogging.
√ Oct. 2 ... Blue Lake Township Fire Department Fire Prevention Open House, 5-8 p.m., 1491 Owasippe Rd. Activities include campfire with the chief, a vehicle extrication demonstration and food.
√ Oct. 6 ... White Lake Nature Walk: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. For location, call 231-893-4585.
√ Oct. 10 ... Dalton Township Fire Department Fire Prevention Open House, 6-8 p.m., 1650 E. Riley Thompson Rd. Fire truck rides, demonstrations, displays, food. Parade to open house.
√ Oct. 13 ... PumpkinFest and Roll, 9:30 a.m., Dowling St. Hill, downtown Montague.
√ Oct. 13 ... Youth Art Fair and Face Painting, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Nuveen Community Center for the Arts, 8697 Ferry St., Montague.
√ Oct. 13 ... This 3rd Annual Stamping for a Cause fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at St. Vincent’s Church in Pentwater. Contact Jenny Peterson at (231) 861-4715 or at email@example.com for more information and to register.
√ Oct. 13 ... Benefit Scarecrow Contest and Auction, 11 a.m., at Lewis Farm Market & Petting Zoo, New Era. Proceeds to to Crystal Valley Care Fund and No More Sidelines.
√ Oct. 18 ... White Lake Area Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., 8718 Ferry St. Montague. Topic: The Ripley-Lipka Drug Store.
√ Oct. 20 ... Depot to Depot Fall color tour, Muskegon to Whitehall, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
√ Oct. 20 ... “The Riddle in a Bottle” free movie and Water Fair for Kids, 12-3 p.m., at Howmet Playhouse, 304 S. Mears Ave., Whitehall.
√ Oct. 15-Dec. 22 ... Fall into the Arts: Celebrations. Nuveen Community Center for the Arts, 8697 Ferry St., Montague. Students from four local school districts contribute their finest work. This year’s theme is “Celebrations” in honor of the Nuveen Center’s 10th birthday.
√ Nov. 16-17 ... White Lake Area Holiday Walk. Carriage rides Friday & Saturday, Muskegon Trolley rides from store to store all day Saturday in both towns. Visit with Santa, listen to caroling and enjoy the luminaries Friday evening.
√ Nov. 16 ... Meet the Artists Reception for Fall into the Arts, 5-7 p.m., Nuveen Community Center for the Arts, 8697 Ferry St., Montague.
√ Dec. 1 ... White Lake Christmas Parade, 2 p.m., downtown Whitehall to downtown Montague.
√ Dec. 8 ... Breakfast with Santa, 10 a.m., Whitehall United Methodist Church.
√ Dec. 8 ... Hometown Holiday, 2-7 p.m., Harborview Grille, downtown Whitehall. Tree lighting, caroling, other holiday activities.
√ Dec. 15 ... White Lake Chorale’s Christmas Tapestry Concert, 7 p.m., at the Montague Center for the Performing Arts.