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Events Calendar

Things to do in the area

Local Events

Alma Highland Festival- May 26-28

Memorial Day Parade- May 29 at 10:00 am

St. Louis Swimming Pool - Open Swim - June 1 through August 31 

Middle of the Mitten Golf Outing- June 8 at 8:30 am

Joe Scholtz Memorial Free Fishing Derby-June 10 

4th of July Celebration & Fireworks- July 15

Classic Car Cruise-In- August 9 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Old US-27 Motor Tour-August 24 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Local Parks

Lincoln Park- The park has a children's play structure, basketball court, benches, and picnic facilities.

Penny ParkThe park has a pavilion, children's play structure, picnic tables, and benches, and a scenic view of the river.

Leppien Park-The park provides 350 feet of river access, has picnic and barbecue facilities, play equipment, a shelter, boat ramp, and docks over-looking the water.

Clapp Memorial Park-A picnic shelter, picnic tables and grills and play structures provide users with a central location for picnics and other passive activities.

Lions Park-The 3 acre park includes over 1,500 linear feet of river access and is surrounded by residential property.

Barnum Park- located on Main Street two blocks north of M-46 along the Pine River near the St. Louis Electric Department dam. Easy fishing access is provided by a wooden platform.

Local Activities 

Splash Park at Jaycee & Hoffmeyer Memorial Park

Alma NCG Cinemas

Fred Meijer Heartland Trail

Anderson & Girls Orchards

Children's Zoo at Celebration Square

Dow Gardens

Great Lakes Loons Baseball

Some Local Restaurants

Frosty Cone – American, Ice Cream

El Vaquero – Mexican

Main Street Pizza-Italian, Pizza

#1 Chinese Restaurant- Chinese & Japanese

River Rock Bar & Grill-American, Pizza, Diners

Petticoat Junction-American, Diners

Pizza Sams - Italian, Pizza

Farmer's Markets

Midland Area Farmer's Market - Wednesdays and Saturdays 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. - May 7 - October 29  

Alma Farmer's Market - Saturdays 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. - May 6 through October 28

Ithaca Farmer's Market - Tuesdays 2 to 6 p.m. - May 2 through October 31

St. Louis Farmer's Market - Thursdays 2 to 6 p.m. - May 4 through October 26

For more event info, visit the Gratiot Area Chamber of Commerce website and the St. Louis Events website!

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