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350th Celebration of St. Ignace!

August 19 - August 22

St. Ignace claims a heritage that reaches back to the earliest inhabitants of the Great Lakes.  Our heritage has grown over the centuries to include missionaries, French explorers and trappers, fishing and lumbering.

August 19-22 we will be celebrating this history with 4 days of workshops, demonstrations, parades and much more!

Thursday August 19th
  • 4:00 - 7:00pm - Farmer's Market & Craft Fair (St. Ignace Marina)

 

 

 

 

  • Native Workshops & Teachings (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
    • 1:00 - 3:00pm - Corn Husk Doll Workshop
    • 3:00 - 5:00pm - Dreamcatcher Workshop
  • 7:00 - 8:30pm - Music By The Bay (American Legion Park)

Performer: High Lonesome

 

 

 

 

  • Outdoor Concert - Kewadin Casino - Musical Guests:  Goo Goo Dolls and Cheap Trick!

 

Friday August 20th
  • Native Workshops & Teachings (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
    • 1:00 - 3:00pm - Storytelling/Hand Drumming
    • 1:00 - 4:00pm - Birch Bark Cutouts and introduction to Lois Beardslee's new book, Words of Thunder
    • 3:00 - 5:00pm - Bead Loom Bracelet Workshop
  • 12:00 noon - 4:00pm - Michilimackinac Historical Society Genealogy Tent (Straits Cultural Center)
  • 5:00-9:00pm - Kid's Activities (Coast Guard Park)
  • 5:30pm - Opening Ceremony including Birthday Cake, Wawatam Thimbleberry Wheat Introduction and Miss 350th announcement (Coast Guard Park)
  • 6:00 - 9:00pm - Cornhole Tournament (Register Here), Live Music, Beer Tent and Food Truck (Coast Guard Park)

 

 

 

 

 

  • 6:30-9:30 pm - Music by Absolute Magnitude (Coast Guard Park)
  • 7:00 - 8:30pm - Night at the Museum of Ojibwa Culture
  • Cemetery Tour - 1 hour curator-led walking tour (Visit michmackhs.org for more information and to reserve a spot)

 

Saturday August 21st
  • Lumber Jack Shows (Little Bear East Arena)
    • 12:00 noon - First Show
    • 3:00pm - Second Show
  • Native Workshops & Teachings (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
    • 1:00 - 3:00pm - Medicine Pouch Workshop and Nature Inspired Art Painting Workshop for Youth

 

 

 

 

  • 1:00 - 3:00pm - Fishing Demonstrations (Favorite Dock)
  • 4:00pm - GRAND PARADE (Downtown St. Ignace)
  • 6:00pm - Beach Bash & Boat Party, including Live Music from 6:00-9:00pm by the Rough Boys, Kid's Fun, Food Truck & Fr. Marquette and Louis Jolliet portrayals (American Legion Park)

 

 

 

 

 

  • Cemetery Tour - 1 hour curator-led walking tour (Visit michmackhs.org for more information and to reserve a spot)
  • FIREWORKS at Dusk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday August 22nd
  • 10:00am - 12:00 noon - Bark in the Park (American Legion Park)

 

 

 

 

 

  • Native Workshops & Teachings (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
    • 1:00 - 3:00pm - Hand Drum Making Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

    • 3:00 - 5:00pm - Porcupine Quill Work Demonstration Workshop
  • Kayak Races (Visit yooperyakrace.com for more information and to sign up)
  • 12:00 noon - 8:00pm - Monster Mural, Kid's Activities & Food Truck (American Legion Park)
  • 1:00 - 3:00pm - La Compagnie Musical Troupe "Meet & Greet" (American Legion Park)
  • 2:00pm - Pasty Competition (American Legion Park)

 

 

 

 

 

  • 4:00 - 7:00pm - Beach Bash & Boat Party, including Live Music by the Rough Boys, Kid's Fun, Food Truck (American Legion Park
  • 7:00pm - La Compagnie Musical Troupe Performance (American Legion Park)
  • Movies by the Bay at Dusk (American Legion Park) Movie:  Onward

Details

Start:
August 19
End:
August 22
Event Category:
Website:
www.stignace.com

Organizer

St. Ignace Visitors Bureau
Phone:
906-643-6950
Email:
info@stignace.com

Venue

Downtown St. Ignace