Students enjoy MCC's Sidney campus picnic area

Arts and Culture Events

October 24

12:05 - 12:30 p.m.

MCC's Sharing & Caring: Uncovering Arrowheads in Michigan

MCC's Sidney campus


Learn about “Uncovering Arrowheads in Michigan” with MCC Chemistry Instructor Scott Smith on Oct. 24 from 12:05 to 12:30 p.m. in the Library in the lower level of the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building on MCC’s Sidney campus. Smith will show his arrowhead collection and share stories of collecting these special artifacts. Snacks and drinks will be served. This presentation is part of the MCC Sharing & Caring series hosted by the MCC Library.

October 25

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Lifelong Learners Development “Speaking on Silent Movies of the Silver Theater” presented by Keith Hudson

MCC's Greenville campus

Stanley & Blanche Ash Technology & Learning Center


Keith Hudson will share slides and music from the Roaring 20’s. He has put together a delightful PowerPoint of 140 posters from the silent movies at the Greenville Silver Theater. He will also share tales of silent screen star, Genevieve Hamper, a Greenville native. History comes alive as he shares people and tidbits, emphasizing our local ties to this long ago entertainment. Hudson says, “This is my favorite program that I have ever done.” Sounds like LLL folks will enjoy it, too. Hudson is a retired band and orchestra teacher from Greenville Public Schools. He is still an active performer with numerous groups. He manages the Flat River Big Band, directs the Danish Festival Band and is President of the Flat River Historical Society. He says, "I love everything about Greenville and its history. What a story we have to tell!”

October 26

4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

‘Halloween at the Village’

MCC's Sidney Campus


Halloween at the Village features a costume contest, trick-or-treating for children of all ages and refreshments at Montcalm Heritage Village on Montcalm Community College’s Sidney campus Oct. 26 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. The costume contest is from 3:30 to 4 p.m. and contestants must register at the bandstand. For the safety and comfort of all of the young guests no pets are allowed. For more information, visit or call Shannon Kilduff at 616-894-9947.

October 30

12 - 1 p.m.

"The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute" performance by Mikes Fornes, Ash Lectureship Series

MCC's Sidney campus

Rooms D303/305 in the Beatrice E. Doser Building


Mike Fornes appears as Gordon Lightfoot, presenting a storytelling, musical program about the loss of a Great Lakes ship, its crew, and the song that told its haunting tale. Hear the stories of the crew members, their families and the ironies of a doomed ship in one of the worst storms in Great Lakes History. You’ll also learn how the hit song, “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” was written, recorded and performed by Lightfoot, while Fornes performs as Lightfoot live in concert.


Admission is free and lunch is provided for free for all attendees.


This presentation is part of the Stanley and Blanche Ash Lectureship Series, which features nationally and internationally-known speakers, whose presentations aim to increase awareness of key issues of global and domestic importance. It is funded by the MCC Foundation Stanley and Blanche Ash Community College Enhancement Fund, which supports the college in developing and enhancing career training, educational opportunities, programs and services for students, alumni and citizens of the college community.

November 1 - November 30

Native American Month program

MCC's Sidney campus


MCC observes Native American Month in November. Programs to be determined.

December 8

3 p.m.

MCC Alumni & Friends Choir and Philharmonic Orchestra "Celtic Christmas" concert

MCC's Sidney campus

Gymnasium in the Activities Building


MCC’s Alumni & Friends Choir and Philharmonic Orchestra present their “Celtic Christmas” concert Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. in the Gymnasium in the Activities Building on the college's Sidney campus. Admission to the concert is free. For more information, contact Val VanderMark at

Cultural Events Coordinator Teresa Snyder