The Perseid meteor shower is expected to be visible from Michigan in August.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is celebrating by hosting a number of meteor shower watch parties with complimentary s'mores, movies, and speakers.

The Ionia Recreation Area will serve s'mores and play "Star Wars: A New Hope" in the beach day-use area at 8:30pm on Sunday, August 10.

There is no charge to attend the events, but a Recreation Passport is required for any vehicle entering a Michigan state park.

Here's a full list of meteor shower watch parties:

Saturday, Aug. 9

Sunday, Aug. 10

Tuesday, Aug. 12

Wednesday, Aug. 13

  • Young State Park (Charlevoix), 10 p.m. (park baseball field across from loop 4)

Thursday, Aug. 14

Friday, Aug. 15

Saturday, Aug. 16

Hoping for clear skies in August!