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Welcome to the White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau.

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Throughout the year, White Lake is proud to host a range of fun and exciting community festivals as well as chamber of commerce events. From seasonal festivals like Pumpkinfest, to arts and culture events like the Free Summer Concert Series at the Montague Band Shell, these occasions bring together visitors, community members, businesses, and more.

To see what’s coming up this month in White Lake, check out our events calendar below. Narrow your search by selecting a specific category.

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Shading in Graphite

May 24, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$20.50 – $25

Do you want your drawings to look more alive and dynamic? Shading is what you need! This graphite pencils class will teach you the art of taking hand-drawn sketches and contour drawings to the next level. Shading makes any drawing look 3 dimensional, as though you can touch it. If you are a beginner to intermediate level drawer, this 2-hour shading class is for you. The Instructor, Jessi Small will demonstrate for you the joy of contrast and blending. There will be reference photos available to choose from or you can bring in your own black and white reference image. If you need it printed, please email the photo to All materials are provided.


Class minimum: 4

Class maximum: 6


Registration is required and can be done here:

About the Instructor: Since a teenager, Jessi Leigh Small loved to sketch faces, hands, trees, and landscapes. She started her artist professional career drawing pastel portraits for Kaman’s Art Shoppe. In 2018, she moved to Whitehall, Michigan and began building her dream of being a professional fine art artist and illustrator. In 2019, she illustrated a children’s book, “Ellie’s Wish”, which is now sold at Barnes & Nobels and online on Amazon. She launched her online art business The Art of Jessi Leigh in August of 2020. Now Jessi Leigh loves spending time in her studio drawing and painting beautiful artworks of nature and animals for her Collectors and Instagram and Facebook Friends.

ACWL-Nuveen classes are supported in part by grants from the Michigan Arts & Culture Council, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nuveen Benevolent Trust.


May 24, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$20.50 – $25
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