Below you’ll find press releases and images about the community art project, as well as a list of events to keep your whole family entertained all summer.
Art "Lighting Up St. Joseph" Summer 2014
City announces lighthouse theme for next public art exhibit
(ST. JOSEPH, Mich.) St. Joseph's iconic lighthouses have safely guided countless ships into port for more than 100 years. Next summer they will guide visitors to downtown St. Joseph when the city features them in its newest public art exhibit. The city officially unveiled the name, theme and logo of its 2014 exhibit, "Shining Sculptures — Lighting Up St. Joseph" at the annual St. Joseph Improvement Association breakfast Nov. 5. Read more.
It's Finally Fridays: The last Friday of every month participating stores stay open late with some offering free entertainment, snacks, beverages and special sales.
April 19, Easter Eggstravaganza: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in downtown St. Joseph
May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, August 31, October 5, Antiques on the Bluff: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Lake Bluff Park
May 17, BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass: A Taste of Michigan: Noon - 8 p.m. in Whirlpool Centennial Park. Click here for more information.
May 23, Memorial Day Parade: Noon at Lake Boulevard & the John E. N. Howard Bandshell
May 31, Craft Fair: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Lake Bluff Park
Saturdays May 31 - October 4, Farmers Market: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Lake Bluff Park
June 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13, 20, 27, Wednesday Brown Bag Concert Series: Noon at John E. N. Howard Bandshell
June 27; July 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Friday Night Concert Series: 7:30 p.m. at John E. N. Howard Bandshell
July 12 - 13, Krasl Art Fair: in Lake Bluff Park
July 18, Mike Yore Memorial Car & Music Show: 4 - 10 p.m. at Lake Boulevard & John E. N. Howard Bandshell
August 1 - 3, Chalk the Block: on Broad Street
August 9, Concours d'Elegance of Southwest Michigan: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Lake Bluff Park
August 10, Maytag Ironman Steelhead 70.3 Triathlon: in St. Joseph & Benton Harbor
August 30, Craft Fair: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Lake Bluff Park
September 26 - 27, Fall Festival: in downtown St. Joseph
September 27, St. Joseph Wine Festival: 4 - 9 p.m. in Whirlpool Centennial Park
October 31, Downtown Trick-or-Treat: 4:30 - 6 p.m. in downtown St. Joseph
November 21, Luminary Festival: Dusk - 9 p.m. in downtown St. Joseph
December 5, Live Mannequins!: 7 - 8:30 p.m. in downtown St. Joseph
December 6, Reindog Parade: 4 p.m. on State Street
December 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, Santa's House: At the corner of State and Pleasant Streets