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Holiday Expo and Craft Show Returns

Holiday Expo and Craft Show Returns

The perfect shopping experience for the holidays returns in Kalamazoo!

Check out over 200 booths showcasing one of a kind gift items for family members, neighbors and friends. There’s something for everyone Saturday, November 18 from 9am through 4pm and November 19 from 10am through 4pm.

Visit the Kalamazoo County Expo Center, located at 2900 Lake Street in Kalamazoo this weekend at this annual craft show. This show is held in the Main Expo & Expo South.

Visit www.discoverkalmazoo.com for more event information.

Haunted History of Kalamazoo Tours

Haunted History of Kalamazoo Tours

Register soon to experience this 2 hour historical, paranormal one mile trek, beginning & ending at Bronson Park.

Bronson Park located at 200 South Rose Street comes alive on Saturday, September 30 from 8:00pm-10:00pm with stories of “Thelma” the ghost, the music legend roaming the Radisson Hotel, Bronson Park’s dark past and many more haunted locations.

Cost: $10 in advance, $15 on-site (if available)

Call: (269)220-9496 or visit www.paranormalmichigan.com for more information.

Come Bark in the Dark in the Park with Humane Society of West Michigan

Come Bark in the Dark in the Park with Humane Society of West Michigan

Is there anything more enjoyable than seeing a dog walking or running in the park – tongue hanging out without a care in the world? How about hundreds of dogs (and owners) in Halloween costumes at the park? That’s what participants in Humane Society of West Michigan’s (HSWM) 5th Annual Bark in the Dark extravaganza at Riverside Park will witness on Saturday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m. 

Hosted by HSWM, Bark in the Dark is an annual fundraising 5K & 1 Mile fun run/walk supporting animals awaiting their forever families. This fun-filled event, perfect for the whole family – but especially those furry family members – will feature a photo booth, face painting, and balloon animals before the run/walk from 5:00pm – 6:30pm. The run/walk begins at 6:30pm and will be followed by music, complimentary snacks, and a beer tent!

Kalamazoo County Youth Fair Returns

Kalamazoo County Youth Fair Returns

The community is in for a real treat, this week!

The Kalamazoo County Fair is in full swing and continues through Saturday, August 12. With Kids Day every day, there are FREE Kids Expo activities and entertainment from 9:00am to 9:00pm.

Families won’t want to miss the opportunity to experience educational displays, 4-H exhibits and local farms offering displays of over 400 farm animals. Treat the family with exciting Carnival rides, food & fun!

Call: (269)383-8778 or visit: www.discoverkalamazoo.com for more information.

Wishbone 4th Annual Wag N’ Walk Dog Walk and Pet Expo

Wishbone 4th Annual Wag N’ Walk Dog Walk and Pet Expo

Saturday, August 12 is a great opportunity to help raise funds and awareness for neglected, lost and homeless pets through the Allegan Animal Shelter.

Register soon for some great morning 4 legged friend exercise with Free - afternoon fun at the Pet Expo. The community is encouraged from 9:00am to noon to participate in this fun 1 mile walk. Bring your family and pets to Jaycee Park, Dog Park located at 200 Monroe St. in Allegan, Michigan to benefit 2 or 4 legged pets!

The Wishbone tent will offer door prizes, raffle prizes & more plus vendor booths loaded with animal & people treats, along with crafts and fun activities at the Pet Expo.

Cost is $25, for the 1 mile Dog Walk which includes a goody bag with a t-shirt & giveaways. Keep in mind that a shorter walk can accommodate senior dogs & little dogs.

Visit www.wishbonepetrescue.org to Register.

Humane Society of West Michigan Launches “Always Ask” Campaign

Humane Society of West Michigan Launches “Always Ask” Campaign

As more people take their dogs outside to enjoy the summer weather, Humane Society of West Michigan (HSWM) is launching its “Always Ask” campaign, sharing safety advice for interacting with dogs. More warm and sunny days means more dogs on the streets, and HSWM believes it’s important that the community knows how to approach dogs to protect themselves and the animals.

“The goal of this campaign is to make a habit of respecting the animal’s needs over our own,” said Trudy Jeffers, Executive Director at HSWM. “Animals, especially dogs, have boundaries just like humans and simply need their space. They will let you know if they don’t want to interact by giving basic cues.”

HSWM provides the following tips when meeting a dog:

The Original Super Chevy Show Auto Show this Weekend

The Original Super Chevy Show Auto Show this Weekend

The 31st Annual Super Chevy Show began in Memphis on April 7 and continues through eight cities until the final event in Tucson, Arizona on October 13-14.

The third stop of the series is scheduled for Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3 at US 131 Motorsports Park located at 1249 12th Street in Martin, Michigan. This stop will feature a professional judged car show, drag racing with multiple classes & purses, an automotive swap meet and more.

Visitors can enter the spectator gates at 4pm on Friday and Saturday at 9am.

Adult admission is Friday - $12 and Saturday - $15, Children (6-12 years) - $5, 5 years & under are free.

Visit www.superchevy.com/show or www.us131msp.com for more information.