Festivals and Events

Village Events, Spotlights & Updates

Barn Theatre 2017 Showings

Fools: This is a comic fable by Neil Simon, set in the small village of Kulyenchikov in the Ukraine during the late 19th century. The story follows Leon Steponovich Tolchinsky, a schoolteacher who takes a new job educating Sophia, the daughter of Doctor Zubritsky and his wife, Lenya. Leon soon learns that there is a curse on the village that makes everyone stupid, but complications ensue when Leon falls in love with his pupil.Showing June 1st - June 10th Visiting Mr Green:  86 year-old widower Mr. Green is almost hit by a car driven by young corporate executive Ross Gardiner. Found guilty of reckless driving, Ross is ordered to spend the next six months making weekly visits to Mr. Green. What starts off as a comedy about two people who resent being in the same room together develops into drama, as family secrets are revealed and old wounds are opened Showing June 15th - 24th Plan 9 From Outer Space: The stage adaptation of Ed Wood's “Plan 9 From Outer Space”. Visiting space soldiers use a magic-electro-space-ray-gun to resurrect a recently deceased human couple, putting ‘Plan 9’ into action. The aliens must stop mankind from developing ‘Solaramite,’ a substance that could set off a chain reaction of cosmic explosions that would destroy the entire universe. See flying saucers, the undead, even Colonel Sanders in a glorious tribute to the worst B-movie ever made Showing July 6th - July 15th Funny Little Thing Called Love: Under a full moon on an unpredictable night of romance, four rollicking tales take you on an around-the-globe journey of unexpected and hilarious twists and turns. Open your heart to romantic mayhem and come join the fun! By the time the evening is over and the moon works its magic, love will conquer all and your sides will ache...

Blessing of the Fleet

Port Sanilac Blessing of the Fleet

Join us for the kick-off of the 2017 Boating Season! 2017 marks the 66th Anniversary of the opening of the first Harbor of Refuge on the Great Lakes. Every Memorial Day, the Port Sanilac Harbor holds its annual Blessing of the Fleet. All vessels are encouraged to participate in the blessing tour around the Harbor.…

Fireworks & Parade

Lighted Boat Parade

Powerboat, Sailboat, Dinghy or Kayak Light it up and come on out! Prize for 1st Place Follow the Miss Port Sanilac (MPS) out of harbor at dusk and will travel one mile north and one mile south – Judges will be on the MPS and once all boats are out, the MPS will turn and…

Summer Festival

Music in the Harbor

Come out and enjoy the Music every Saturday night 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Weather permitting June 10th: TBA 17th: Kuhn Bros 24th: Dale Mason July 1st: Char Kaspurus / DJ 8th: Double Play 15th: Black River Bluegrass Boys 22nd: Dynasty 60’s Band 29th: Straight Shooter August 5th: 4th Annual Blues Festival 12th: Hooligans 19th:…

Antique Boat Show & Vintage

Port Sanilac Antique Boat Show & Vintage Festival

Activities for those that love the combination of “varnish,” “sunshine,” “water,” and vintage memories! The Annual Port Sanilac Antique Boat Show is a two-day event filled with mahogany, teak, chrome, and other vintage specialties. Come view the boat displays on land and in the wide-open blue water of Lake Huron. Vintage motorcycles line the street…

Farmers' Market

Come on down to the market from Mid May – end of October.

Thumb Fiber Festival

The 2nd Annual Thumb Fiber Festival!| November 10 & 11, 2017 10:00 am – 5:00pm New this year, a Workshop Retreat! November 7 – 9, 2017 Come out and celebrate local fiber farmers, weavers, spinners, knitters, and other fiber artists! Artists will gather from all over the Thumb to share their talents with anyone who…