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News

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.

Events

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