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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.

Annual Garage Sale Art Fair Returns

Annual Garage Sale Art Fair Returns

For the 21st year, artisans will be showcasing their artwork and supplies for interested enthusiast to enjoy!

Discover bargain prices from 145 artisans on Saturday, February 25th at the Kalamazoo County Main Expo & Expo South Center located at 2900 Lake Street. There will be leftover supplies, overstocks and more from 9:00am – 4:00pm with deals throughout the day

Visit www.garagesaleartfair.com for more information.

17th Annual Classic Synchronized Skating Competition

17th Annual Classic Synchronized Skating Competition

More than 2000 skaters, making up 133 teams are coming to Kalamazoo this weekend performing exciting figure skating!

The Wings Event Center located at 3600 Vanrick Drive in Kalamazoo, Michigan comes alive with synchronized skating programs performed by 8-20 skaters together at a time.

Practice takes place in the later afternoon on Friday, November 18. Saturday’s competition, November 19 begins at 8:00am through 8:20pm and Sunday’s, November 20, starts off at 8:30am through almost 2:00pm.

Cost is $10, $9 for Senior’s (62 & over), no charge for children 5 & under and active military with proper ID.

Call: (269)345-1125 or visit http://greaterkzooskate.org/kick-off-classic/ for more details.

Fall Expo & Craft Show on September 24

Fall Expo & Craft Show on September 24

Signs of autumn to children back in school, a favorite shopper’s pass time emerges this weekend.

Crafters, Artists, along with other vendors from across Michigan welcome guest’s presence in the Kalamazoo Expo Center, south this Saturday, September 24 beginning at 9:00am through 4:00pm. One-of-a-kind items make shopping a treat for the upcoming holidays, ahead.

Visit www.kalcounty.com for Expo Center calendar details.

Sand Sculpture Contest

Sand Sculpture Contest

The Grand Haven, Spring Lake & Ferrysburg Chamber of Commerce invite residents & visitors to take part in this sand art building activity this Saturday.

After 2 hours of sand creating, individuals, teams & families will be judged and awarded prizes on their unique presentation.

Get your sand sculpture plans & tools in order.The Grand Haven City Beach is the place to be from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, August 13.

Go on-line to www.visitgrandhaven.com for more information.

Antiques, Antiques, Antiques!

Antiques, Antiques, Antiques!

Michigan’s finest Antiques Show can be observed during six events per year on the last Sunday of the month, April through September.

Guests have the opportunity to visit 200 dealers inside and 200 dealers outside (many under cover) showcasing their antiques & collectibles.

The next Show takes place on Sunday, July 31 from 8:00am to 4:00pm at the Allegan Antiques Market located at 2030 Blueberry Drive NW in Allegan.

Admission: $4.00 & parking is Free.

Call: (616)736-3333 or visit www.alleganantiques.com for more information.

Kalamazoo Arts Council grant takes WMU dancer to Panama

Kalamazoo Arts Council grant takes WMU dancer to Panama

News Release:

A passion for dance, a commitment to serve and an idea that began as a class assignment have taken one Western Michigan University dance major to Panama to explore the joy of movement with children in that nation's orphanages and centers for at-risk youth.