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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.

Events at Kalamazoo Expo Center on Saturday

Events at Kalamazoo Expo Center on Saturday

There is something for everyone at the Kalamazoo Expo Center this Saturday! Whether you like to shop, enjoy pets or support an organization, this is the place to be on January 21.

If you enjoy shopping, there is the Indoor Flea & Antique Market taking place from 8am – 3pm in the Main Expo Center. There will be 75 booths with antiques, handcrafted plus new & use items and more or the Winter Expo & Craft Show from 9am – 4pm in the South Expo Center where admission is free. There will be big giveaways and fun for everyone.

The chance to give your support for 4-H is possible at the 4-H Leaders Council Benefit Auction taking place in the North Expo Center starting at 10am, where admission is free. Plus the famous Kalamazoo Reptile & Exotic Pet Show in Room A from10am – 3pm. Interested, patrons can buy, sell or trade small mammals, reptiles, amphibians or buy supplies & food.

Visit www.kalcounty.com for more details.

Winter Expo & Craft Show on January 21

Winter Expo & Craft Show on January 21

Mark your calendar for the first craft show of the season coming to town!

The Kalamazoo County Expo Center located at 2900 Lake Street will house vendors, offering special deals on their 2016 stock. There will be grab bags to the first 50 shoppers and giveaways throughout the day during this free event.

This exciting event takes place on Saturday, January 21 from 9:00am through 4:00pm.

Call: (269)903-5820 or visit www.facebook.com/events/191627444601761/

Candy Cane Hunt Returns

Candy Cane Hunt Returns

The Kalamazoo Parks & Recreation Department invite community children up to 8 years old to take part in this hunt for nearly 5000 candy canes.

Bring the family out to Homer Stryker Field located at 251 Mill Street in Kalamazoo from 12:00pm through 2:00pm on Saturday, December 3. Along with the candy cane hunt, there will be an opportunity to do arts & crafts, write letters to Santa, enjoy complimentary hot chocolate & coffee provided by Tim Horton's and visit with Santa Claus.

Bring an unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots program here in West Michigan. All children that donate a toy will receive an additional 2 entries for the Santa sack drawing. (1 prize per child).

Call: (269)337-8191 or visit www.KzooParks.org for Candy Cane Hunt start times.

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.

MudFest

MudFest

Kalamazoo Nature Center located at 7000 N. Westnedge Avenue invites the community to Get Dirty this Sunday.

Community guests have the opportunity to experience mud fun at Natures playground. The family can jump into a giant mud pit, race down the giant slip n slide, along with visiting fun learning stations during this down & dirty event. For an additional fee, the Zip Line is a real treat. (Rider’s must be 4th grade & up)

There is Free Admission to the Mudfest with a general KNC admission on Sunday, August 28 from 12pm – 5pm. Guest passes are not valid for this special event.

Call: (269)381-1574 or visit www.naturecenter.org for more information.