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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.

Kalamazoo Circus Maximus Toy Show Returns

Kalamazoo Circus Maximus Toy Show Returns

The community is invited to the largest Antique Spring Toy & Collectible Show that always occurs on the 3rd Friday and Saturday in May.

This is the chance to relive your past with the opportunity to find your favorite childhood toys. Explore 50,000 square feet of toys from over 200 vendors from around the country at the Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, located at 2900 Lake Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan 49048.

The public is welcome on Saturday, May 20 from 9:00am-2:00pm. There is General Admission at $7.00 per person.

Early Buyers cost is $30.00 per person that gets you in on Friday, May 19 from 4:00-8:00pm and Saturday, May 20 at 7:00am in the morning.

Call: (262)366-1314 or visit: www.uniqueeventsshows.com for more information.

Events at Kalamazoo County Expo Center on Saturday

Events at Kalamazoo County Expo Center on Saturday

The Community is invited to the Spring Cleaning Model Railroad Swap Meet and the Annual Spring Coin Show this Saturday!

Coin enthusiasts are invited to visit Expo North at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center located at 2900 Lake Street on Saturday, April 1 at 9:00am-3:00pm. There is no admission for guests to have the opportunity to buy, sell or trade coins, paper money and memorabilia. Call: (269)381-8669 for more information.

On that same day at the Expo Center, model railroad enthusiast have the chance to buy and sell model railroad items at the Spring Cleaning Model Railroad Swap Meet. It will taking place in Room A from 10:00am-3:00pm. Admission is $3 for adults, Children 10 & under are free. Call: (269)344-0906 for more information.

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.