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Top 5 things to do this weekend

Mark Brooky • May 31, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Memorial Day is in the rearview mirror, but we have a full summer stretching out before us. You can kick it off this weekend with the classic boat show at a Spring Lake park and a concert on the lakeshore.

(1) Spring Lake Wooden and Classic Boat Show — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Mill Point Park, Spring Lake. The 15th annual show is expected to attract more than 40 runabouts, utilities, skiffs, canoes, sailboats and classic fiberglass vessels. This year's featured marquee class will be “Boats made in Holland, MI.” Other highlights include a kids' boat building table, wooden boat-related vendors, knot-tying demonstrations and live music. In addition, the Antique Outboard Motor Club will be holding its meet as part of the show and the Antique Farm Power Club will display vintage tractors at the village park. Admission is free.

(2) Dawn Patrol Fly-In — 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Grand Haven Memorial Airport, 16446 Comstock St. Meet the pilots and see old and new aircraft on display, free EEA Young Eagle Flights for ages 8-17, silent auction, and children’s activities. Admission is free to the airport grounds. A pancake breakfast with eggs, sausage, coffee and juice is $7 until 11 a.m. There will also be a hot dog stand from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

(3) “Legally Blonde: the Musical” — 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Grand Haven High School Performing Arts Center, 17001 Ferris St. Admission is $10, $8 for students. Although the musical is similar to the 2001 big-screen movie, some of the elements are changed, said director Rita McLary. The show follows college student Elle Woods, whose boyfriend breaks up with her because he’s going to attend law school and doesn’t see her as part of his future. Determined to get him back, Woods works to get into the same law school. Eventually, she works hard and becomes a lawyer. Since the production is modern, the music is a track instead of an orchestra. If you’re bringing children, keep in mind that the production is rated PG-13, McLary told us.

(4) Peter Mulvey Concert — 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday at Camp Blodgett, 10451 Lakeshore Ave., West Olive. This is the season-opener for the camp’s 2018 Acoustic Sunset Concert Series at the Loeks Retreat Center. Gates open at 6 p.m., so you are invited to come early and bring a picnic supper and your favorite beverage. Admission and parking are free (suggested donation is $10 for adults $10).

(5) Grand Haven DPS Resistance Run — 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, staged on Harbor Island. It’s a 5k, 10k and Kids Run, organized by the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety as a fundraiser for the department’s T.E.A.M. (Teaching, Educating and Mentoring) Program. The program establishes positive relationships between students, law enforcement, teachers, parents and other community leaders. The program also teaches kids how to avoid substance abuse and violent situations online and in person. All proceeds will help provide educational tools, materials and information to accomplish this mission. The entry fee is $30.

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