Nov. 23: Events in Mecosta County

Looking for something to do? Here’s a list of local community and nonprofit events. Please check with your club or organization to be certain of meetings, outings and classes, as they may be canceled due to bad weather or COVID-19. If any listing is inaccurate or to submit an event, contact Julie Norwood at 231-592-8358 or julie.norwood@pioneergroup.com.

• Thanksgiving Service: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 25, at Fellowship Church, 407 Perry Ave., Big Rapids. The community is invited to a special Thanksgiving Service at Fellowship Church. “O Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; His steadfast love endures forever!” (Psalm 118:1). 


• Community Thanksgiving: 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 408 W. Bellevue, Big Rapids. Community members who may be alone or in need are invited to a sit-down Thanksgiving dinner at no cost. Please RSVP at 231-796-6684.

• Black Friday Craft and Vendor Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Mecosta Township Hall, 18729 11 Mile Road, Big Rapids.

• Small Business Saturday: Nov. 27. Shop local, shop small for your holiday needs.