Echo through the Timber on Wednesdays – June 21-August 23

All Echo in the Timber concerts starts at 7:00pm at The Wenger Pavilion.  Concerts are free, but donations are appreciated. June 21  Gospel Explosion June 28  Boogie Woogie Babies July 5      Jenna Mammina July 12    Harper and Midwest Kind July 19    Mane St July 26    The Key West Permafrost BluesRead More

Sounds from the Forest 2017 on Saturdays June 24-September 2

All Sounds From the Forest Concerts starts at 7:00pm at the Wenger Pavilion.  Concerts are free, but donations are appreciated. June 24  Ted Malt and the WSCC “Deans List” July 1      Paul Keller’s at Sundown Quintet July 8     Paul Nelson Band July 15    Greg Nagy Blues Band July 22    MaryRead More

Rick Simonson Memorial Golf Scramble July 8th, 2017

The 5th Annual Rick Simonson Memorial Golf Scramble Outing this summer is on July 8th, 2017 at the Marquette Trails Golf Course.  Registration forms are available at, Marquette Trails Golf Course or at annual meeting at the BSL Chapel on July 1.

Men and Women’s 4 person Scramble July 15th

On Saturday, July 15th the Idlewild African-American Chamber of Commerce and Hollywood Golf Institute are having the scramble at Marquette Trails Country Club.  Pre-Registration by June 30th and regular registration July 1 – 15.

Troutarama – July 20-23

In Downtown Baldwin Michigan

Troutarama 5K

The Trourtarama 5K is open on line to early register for the race on Saturday July 22, 2017.   You can find it at  All proceeds benefit St. Ann’s Senior Center and the Troutarama Youth Fishing Derby.

Annual Music, Education and Empowerment Weekend July 22

The Idlewild weekend event takes place on Saturday, July 22, 2017 starting at 11am and will include a full day of entertainment and education through live performances and tributes to performers of Idlewild’s historical music legacy.

44th Parallel Pylon Race August 4-6

This event is for pylon racers and spectators out at the airport. These planes are hyper-speed nitro and electric powered planes.  The pilots are competing for points toward their national standing.  Collisions are spectacular!

Idlewild 5th Annual Homecoming Jazz & Blues Festival- August 5th

Idlewild Annual Homecoming Jazz & Blues Festival at the John Meeks Park.  The music festival is from noon to 10pm, this is a free event with free parking.

MI Jet Pilot’s Boondoggle August 10-12

Out at the airport, this event is an informal laid-back event for jet pilots and the occasional spectator.  Typically, a dozen or so pilots show up and who knows what you will see flying.

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