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    We've got a year of visual and performing arts to reward your senses. Check out our lineup below.
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    • July 10: Meet SC4 mascot Skip and friends
    • 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

      Meet SC4 mascot Skip and his university friends, including Michigan State University mascot Sparty.

      Skip and friends will be hanging out behind the Main Building, near the river.

    • July 11: SC4 Bluegrass Festival and more
    • 2 to 9 p.m.

      • Artist tents
      • Skateboard art and vendor tent
      • Beer/wine tent sponsored by SC4 Foundation

      2 to 5:30 p.m.
      “G” Vallie, professional skateboarder, launching the second annual SC4 DeckArt Contest 

      SC4 Bluegrass Festival and SC4 Donor/Volunteer Appreciation Day

      2 to 3 p.m.
      Open jam with area young people and Jimmy Deheno

      3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
      Raisin Pickers (Michigan)

      5 to 6 p.m.

      • Allen Shadd (South Carolina)
      • SC4 Alumni and Foundation honoring our long-time donor and faculty member, Carol DesJardins
      • Dinner served

      6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
      The Dead Monroes (Michigan)

      7:30 to 9 p.m.
      Detour (Michigan)

      $25 ticket  required to enter Bluegrass Festival, 
      includes dinner and music all day. 

      For tickets, call (810) 989-5513.

    • July 12: Jazz on the River and more
    •  2 to 9 p.m. 

      • Artist tents
      • Skateboard art and vendor tent
      • Beer/wine tent sponsored by SC4 Foundation
      • SONS food vendor serving baby back barbecue ribs and chicken

      Jazz on the River
      in cooperation with the Blue Water Jazz Society and The Community Foundation of St. Clair County

      • Noon to 1:30 p.m. Open jam with local jazz musicians Fifth Avenue 
      • 2 to 2:45 p.m. The Thomason Family Band (Gospel)
      • 3:15 to 4 p.m. Nuevo Jazz Detroit (Latin Jazz)
      • 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Blue Water Jazz Quintet (Great American Songbook)
      • 5:45 to 6:30 p.m.Gary Sacco (Sinatra)
      • 7 to 8 p.m. Gary Greenfielder (Big Band)

      Read more about the artists at: www.bluewaterjazz.com


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