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.
"All Aboard" Art Arrives Summer 2013
City announces "Planes, Trains and Helicopters" Public Art Exhibit
(ST. JOSEPH, Mich.) Pack your bags for an unforgettable journey when a fleet of fun arrives in downtown St. Joseph next summer. The city officially unveiled the name, theme and logo of its 2013 public art exhibit, "All Aboard! Planes, Trains & Helicopters" at the annual St. Joseph Improvement Association breakfast earlier today. The exhibit will mark the city's 10th year displaying public art downtown. 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.
May 24, Memorial Day Parade, sponsored by Frank and Shar Walsh: Friday at noon, Lake Boulevard and the John E. N. Howard Bandshell
June 1 - October 5, Farmers Market: Every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Lake Boulevard between Broad and Pleasant Streets
June 1, Craft Fair: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Lake Bluff Park
June 26 - August 28, Wednesday Farmers Market: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Lake Bluff Park
June 26 - 28, Brown Bag Concert Series presented by Jimmy John's: Free concerts Wednesdays at noon at the John E. N. Howard Bandshell on Port Street
June 28 - August 30, Friday Night Concerts presented by The Boulevard Inn & Bistro: Free concerts Fridays at 7:30 p.m. at the John E. N. Howard Bandshell on Port Street
June 30 - September 2, St. Joseph Municipal Band Concerts: 3:30 & 7:30 p.m. every Sunday and holidays at the John E. N. Howard Bandshell on Port Street
July 4, St. Joseph Fireworks: Dusk, off Lake Michigan
July 13 - 14, Krasl Art Fair: Lake Boulevard in downtown St. Joseph
July 18, Mike Yore Car & Music Show presented by Honor Credit Union: Car show on Lake Boulevard starts at 4:00 p.m. Music event starts at 5:00 p.m. at the John E. N. Howard Bandshell. Music sponsored by The Paul and Rose Suchovsky Charitable Trust from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
August 2 - 4, Chalk the Block presented by Cook Nuclear/Indiana Michigan Power: Broad Street in downtown St. Joseph
August 4, Maytag Ironman Steelhead 70.3 Triathlon: St. Joseph & Benton Harbor
August 10, Concours d'Elegance: Car show at Lake Bluff Park, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
August 12 - 17, Berrien County Youth Fair: Berrien Springs
August 31, Regatta Craft Fair: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Lake Bluff Park
September 28, Fall Festival: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at State and Pleasant Streets
September 28, St. Joseph Wine & Food Festival and Public Art Auction: 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Whirlpool Centennial Park
October 31, Halloween Trick-or-Treating: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. in downtown St. Joseph
November 22, Luminary Festival presented by Cook Nuclear/Indiana Michigan
Power: Dusk - 9:00 p.m. in downtown St. Joseph
December 6, St. Joseph Improvement Association's Light up the Bluff: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. in Lake Bluff Park
December 6, Live Mannequins!: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. in downtown St. Joseph
December 7, Reindog Parade sponsored by FuzzyButz: 4:00 p.m. on State Street
December 7 - 21, Santa's House sponsored by The Herald-Palladium: Thursdays & Fridays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.; Saturdays noon - 5:00 p.m.; Sundays noon - 3:00 p.m. at the corner of Pleasant and State Street