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Small Town Appeal.

Welcome to the place where you’ll find friendly faces, world-class attractions, Broadway-quality shows, nationally recognized colleges, and yes, there’s even more.

Our lively downtown offers the allure of fabulous dining, unique shops and galleries, live performances, and a thriving night scene. Plus, you’re never far from lakes, outdoor recreation, festivals and street fairs. From dancing to your new favorite band to hitting the ski slopes to rooting for one of our local sports teams, there’s always something to entertain you.

With so many great Kalamazoo Events happening, it’s a good idea to book your calendar now.

 

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Aug
27 Sat

Walking Tour of downtown Kalamazoo breweries

12:00 am - 4:30 pm
West Michigan Beer Tours is proud to be partnering with Discover Kalamazoo and the rest of our sponsors on the 2016 Kalamazoo Craft Beer Walking Tour Series. Dubbed one of the Top 10 walking tours in the country by Paste Magazine in 2015, this casual

Kalamazoo Farmers Market

7:00 am
The purpose of the Kalamazoo Farmers Market is to connect customers and market businesses through honest relationships & supporting community and local economies through a thriving market culture. We accept many forms of currency, including Food

Richland Park Horse Trials

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
A triathlon competition for horse & rider teams featuring 3 phases; Dressage, Cross Country and show jumping. The team with the lowest penalty points wins their division. Cross country is the most exciting phase where horse/rider teams gallop ove

Brickyard Vintage Bicycle Show

8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Old Dog Tavern\'s 6th Annual Vintage Bicycle Show! Join us for a full day of all things bikes. Buy, sell, and even swap bikes and bike parts!

Brickyard Vintage Bicycle Show

8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Old Dog Tavern\'s 6th Annual Vintage Bicycle Show! Join us for a full day of all things bikes. Buy, sell, and even swap bikes and bike parts!

Kalamazoo Scottish Festival & Highland Games

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Don ye kilt, and join us for the 24th Annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games, a family event. Feast on a bridie, try your skill at the Haggis toss, learn a reel with the Kalamazoo Scottish Country Dancers, enjoy the magic of Hugh Irwin, the Kilt

Nature Art Fair

9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Experience the arts while spending the day at the Zoo!  Enjoy nature themed artists and vendors, artist demos, arts and craft station for adults and kids, expert-led nature hikes, meet and greet with “Al” the Aldabra giant tortoise,

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Kalamazoo Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Buy sell or trade a variety of reptiles, amphibians, small mammals and other exotic pets.

Saturday Chore

10:00 am
Do you want to learn what it takes to take care of farm animals? Help our staff perform their Saturday morning chores. Don’t be late, the animals don’t like to wait! Meet: DeLano Homestead, 555 West E Avenue.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn

Concert in the Garden

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Donnie Lee Strickland - Country Music StarKim Jones- Gospel Music Artist Kim VonOeyen- Contemporary Christian Singer

Vicksburg Art Stroll

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tantalize your senses.

End of Summer Bash: Poke-Stravaganza!

7:00 pm
Come enjoy the fun of Holiday Inn West and the Air Zoo all while

The Barn Theatre presents... Singin' in the Rain!

8:00 pm
One of the greatest movie musicals of all time has been faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends Betty Comden and Adolph Green from their original award-winning screenplay. All of the unforgettable scenes, songs, and dances come thrillingl
Aug
28 Sun

Mudfest!

12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dig in to the giant mud pit, have a blast in the Nature’s Playground and zoom down the giant slip ‘n slide. Getting dirty never felt so good!  

Walking Tour of downtown Kalamazoo breweries

12:00 am - 4:30 pm
West Michigan Beer Tours is proud to be partnering with Discover Kalamazoo and the rest of our sponsors on the 2016 Kalamazoo Craft Beer Walking Tour Series. Dubbed one of the Top 10 walking tours in the country by Paste Magazine in 2015, this casual

Portage Market

12:00 am - 4:00 pm
The purpose of the Portage Market is to connect customers and market businesses through honest relationships & supporting community and local economies through a thriving market culture. We accept many forms of currency, including Food Assistance

Richland Park Horse Trials

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
A triathlon competition for horse & rider teams featuring 3 phases; Dressage, Cross Country and show jumping. The team with the lowest penalty points wins their division. Cross country is the most exciting phase where horse/rider teams gallop ove

Kalamazoo BB & Airgun Show

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Over 100 tables of airguns, toy guns and BB guns for sale or trade! This show promotes the collecting of air, toy, cap, and of course everyone's favorite, the Daisy BB guns. It is a wonderful gathering of friends, information and good times. Held

Nature Art Fair

9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Experience the arts while spending the day at the Zoo!  Enjoy nature themed artists and vendors, artist demos, arts and craft station for adults and kids, expert-led nature hikes, meet and greet with “Al” the Aldabra giant tortoise,

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

13th Annual Pierce-Arrow Society Gathering at Gilmore

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Enjoy the company of the Pierce-Arrow Society as they celebrate their 13th annual car club meet at Gilmore! This special day will draw Pierce-Arrow Society members and and their Pierce-Arrows, America’s Premier Luxury cars built in Buffalo, NY

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn

Concert in the Garden

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Donnie Lee Strickland - Country Music StarKim Jones- Gospel Music Artist Kim VonOeyen- Contemporary Christian Singer

Soul Filled Sundays: Edge of Midnight

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Soul Filled Sundays at Arcadia Ales is a day to enjoy music by inspiring local performers. Come savor the sounds of Kalamazoo while enjoying smoked BBQ and brews!

End of Summer Bash: Poke-Stravaganza!

7:00 pm
Come enjoy the fun of Holiday Inn West and the Air Zoo all while

The Barn Theatre presents... Singin' in the Rain!

8:00 pm
One of the greatest movie musicals of all time has been faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends Betty Comden and Adolph Green from their original award-winning screenplay. All of the unforgettable scenes, songs, and dances come thrillingl
Aug
29 Mon

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn
Aug
30 Tue

Kalamazoo Farmers Market

7:00 am
The purpose of the Kalamazoo Farmers Market is to connect customers and market businesses through honest relationships & supporting community and local economies through a thriving market culture. We accept many forms of currency, including Food

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn

The Barn Theatre presents... Red, White, and Tuna! Starring Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell

8:00 pm
Laughter has never been so patriotic as when two of our favorite actors, Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell return to the Barn to create all of the lovable, eccentric and utterly hysterical characters living in Tuna, Texas. Dressed in their finest polyeste
Aug
31 Wed

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Farmyard Wednesdays: Friends in the Garden

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Kick off this summer’s Farmyard Wednesdays and make some garden friends! Meet: DeLano Homestead, 555 West E Avenue.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn

100 Mile Market

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The purpose of the Kalamazoo Farmers Market is to connect customers and market businesses through honest relationships & supporting community and local economies through a thriving market culture. We accept many forms of currency, including Food

NICKELODEON’S “ROAD TO WORLDWIDE DAY OF PLAY”

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NICKELODEON’S “ROAD TO WORLDWIDE DAY OF PLAY” AND DEREK JETER’S TURN 2 FOUNDATION TO MAKE THE WORLD A MORE PLAYFUL PLACE WITH KALAMAZOO, MICH. EVENT ON AUG. 31

Live Music - Potter\'s Lounge

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pauleo to perform at Potter\'s Lounge

Live Music: Savannah Gonsoulin

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arcadia Ales is a proud supporter of the Kalamazoo music scene, hosting live music weekly to spread the sound of talented local artists. Come savor the sounds of Kalamazoo while enjoying smoked BBQ and brews!

The Barn Theatre presents... Red, White, and Tuna! Starring Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell

8:00 pm
Laughter has never been so patriotic as when two of our favorite actors, Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell return to the Barn to create all of the lovable, eccentric and utterly hysterical characters living in Tuna, Texas. Dressed in their finest polyeste
Sep
1 Thu

Kalamazoo Farmers Market

7:00 am
The purpose of the Kalamazoo Farmers Market is to connect customers and market businesses through honest relationships & supporting community and local economies through a thriving market culture. We accept many forms of currency, including Food

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Kalamazoo Valley at 50

9:00 am
An exhibit celebrating 50 years of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which has enriched the lives of students and communities through quality educational programs and services.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn

The Barn Theatre presents... Red, White, and Tuna! Starring Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell

8:00 pm
Laughter has never been so patriotic as when two of our favorite actors, Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell return to the Barn to create all of the lovable, eccentric and utterly hysterical characters living in Tuna, Texas. Dressed in their finest polyeste

Cool Concerts on Thursday Nights: Lillian Pettitt, Cello

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lillian Pettitt, a Texas native, began soloing with orchestras at the age of 13, and has traveled the world performing solo recitals and with symphonic orchestras.
Sep
2 Fri

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Kalamazoo Valley at 50

9:00 am
An exhibit celebrating 50 years of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which has enriched the lives of students and communities through quality educational programs and services.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn

Lunchtime Live!

11:30 am - 1:30 pm
It's summertime so Lunchtime Live! is back with even more dates to free you of the office.  Bronson Park will be host to live music, local food trucks, pop-up retail vendors and other summertime activities!  There will be some

The Barn Theatre presents... Red, White, and Tuna! Starring Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell

8:00 pm
Laughter has never been so patriotic as when two of our favorite actors, Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell return to the Barn to create all of the lovable, eccentric and utterly hysterical characters living in Tuna, Texas. Dressed in their finest polyeste
Sep
3 Sat

Hop Harvest Beer Tour

12:00 am - 6:00 pm
The end of August and early September marks the peak of hop season. Farms across the state are harvesting their hop crops for breweries all over Michigan and the other parts of the world. In few locations is this more evident than at Hop Head Farms i

Hop Harvest Beer Tour

12:00 am - 6:15 pm
The end of August and early September marks the peak of hop season. Farms across the state are harvesting their hop crops for breweries all over Michigan and the other parts of the world. In few locations is this more evident than at Hop Head Farms i

Walking Tour of downtown Kalamazoo breweries

12:00 am - 4:30 pm
West Michigan Beer Tours is proud to be partnering with Discover Kalamazoo and the rest of our sponsors on the 2016 Kalamazoo Craft Beer Walking Tour Series. Dubbed one of the Top 10 walking tours in the country by Paste Magazine in 2015, this casual

Kalamazoo Farmers Market

7:00 am
The purpose of the Kalamazoo Farmers Market is to connect customers and market businesses through honest relationships & supporting community and local economies through a thriving market culture. We accept many forms of currency, including Food

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Kalamazoo Valley at 50

9:00 am
An exhibit celebrating 50 years of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which has enriched the lives of students and communities through quality educational programs and services.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn

The Barn Theatre presents... Red, White, and Tuna! Starring Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell

8:00 pm
Laughter has never been so patriotic as when two of our favorite actors, Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell return to the Barn to create all of the lovable, eccentric and utterly hysterical characters living in Tuna, Texas. Dressed in their finest polyeste
Sep
4 Sun

Portage Market

12:00 am - 4:00 pm
The purpose of the Portage Market is to connect customers and market businesses through honest relationships & supporting community and local economies through a thriving market culture. We accept many forms of currency, including Food Assistance

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Kalamazoo Valley at 50

9:00 am
An exhibit celebrating 50 years of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which has enriched the lives of students and communities through quality educational programs and services.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn

The Barn Theatre presents... Red, White, and Tuna! Starring Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell

8:00 pm
Laughter has never been so patriotic as when two of our favorite actors, Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell return to the Barn to create all of the lovable, eccentric and utterly hysterical characters living in Tuna, Texas. Dressed in their finest polyeste
Sep
5 Mon

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Kalamazoo Valley at 50

9:00 am
An exhibit celebrating 50 years of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which has enriched the lives of students and communities through quality educational programs and services.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn
Sep
6 Tue

Kalamazoo Farmers Market

7:00 am
The purpose of the Kalamazoo Farmers Market is to connect customers and market businesses through honest relationships & supporting community and local economies through a thriving market culture. We accept many forms of currency, including Food

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Kalamazoo Valley at 50

9:00 am
An exhibit celebrating 50 years of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which has enriched the lives of students and communities through quality educational programs and services.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn
Sep
7 Wed

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Kalamazoo Valley at 50

9:00 am
An exhibit celebrating 50 years of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which has enriched the lives of students and communities through quality educational programs and services.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn

100 Mile Market

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The purpose of the Kalamazoo Farmers Market is to connect customers and market businesses through honest relationships & supporting community and local economies through a thriving market culture. We accept many forms of currency, including Food

Cool Concerts: Elden Kelly and carolyn Koebel

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Elden Kelly and Carolyn Koebel, Kalamazoo area favorites, perform a CD release concert.
Sep
8 Thu

Kalamazoo Farmers Market

7:00 am
The purpose of the Kalamazoo Farmers Market is to connect customers and market businesses through honest relationships & supporting community and local economies through a thriving market culture. We accept many forms of currency, including Food

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Kalamazoo Valley at 50

9:00 am
An exhibit celebrating 50 years of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which has enriched the lives of students and communities through quality educational programs and services.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn
Sep
9 Fri

Gazelle Sports Historic Walks

8:00 am - 9:30 am
A walk around the West Main Hill Historic District looking at its history and architecture.

37th Annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals North

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Produced by the National Street Rod Association.

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Kalamazoo Valley at 50

9:00 am
An exhibit celebrating 50 years of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which has enriched the lives of students and communities through quality educational programs and services.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn

Lunchtime Live!

11:30 am - 1:30 pm
It's summertime so Lunchtime Live! is back with even more dates to free you of the office.  Bronson Park will be host to live music, local food trucks, pop-up retail vendors and other summertime activities!  There will be some

Friday Night Highlights: Marlena Smith's Alphabet Medley Mixed Media Art Exhibition

5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Marlena Smith is a mixed media artist who is inspired by those beautiful moments in everyday life. It could come from seeing snow glistening on blades of grass or the color of the crust on freshly baked bread, a passage in a novel, or a mother braidi

Art Hop at Fire

5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Mey Hasbrook’s large installation works explore sustainability related to feminine creativity.

Friday Night Highlights Series: Kaitlin Rose and Rachel B

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Kalamazoo Valley Museum's Friday Night Highlights Series presents a Live Music Experience doubleheader featuring Kaitlin Rose of Kalamazoo and Rachel B of Traverse City for the September Art Hop. Kaitlin Rose has been playing guitar and writ

Gilmore Car Museum\'s Drive-In Movie Fundraiser

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us at the Gilmore Car Museum’s first ever Drive-In Movie Night on Friday, September 9th featuring American Graffiti!

\"The Amazing Sky\" featuring Alan Dyer

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alan takes you on a photographic tour of the most amazing sights the sky has to offer...

Fire\'s First Friday Open Mic

8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
September\'s Open Mic features Kush Thompson
Sep
10 Sat

Walking Tour of downtown Kalamazoo breweries

12:00 am - 4:30 pm
West Michigan Beer Tours is proud to be partnering with Discover Kalamazoo and the rest of our sponsors on the 2016 Kalamazoo Craft Beer Walking Tour Series. Dubbed one of the Top 10 walking tours in the country by Paste Magazine in 2015, this casual

Grandparent\'s Day

Celebrate Grandparents Day on Saturday, September 10 by bringing them to your local Family Christian store...

Kalamazoo Farmers Market

7:00 am
The purpose of the Kalamazoo Farmers Market is to connect customers and market businesses through honest relationships & supporting community and local economies through a thriving market culture. We accept many forms of currency, including Food

37th Annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals North

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Produced by the National Street Rod Association.

Native Pollinator Workshop

9:00 am - 12:00 am
Are you interested in learning about our native pollinators, and what can be done to improve habitat? Workshop participants will learn about our native bees from an expert and will use the Sanctuary’s Pollinator Garden as a classroom tool. Join

LEGO® Travel Adventure

9:00 am
Throughout history, inventors and explorers have been inspired by distant places and the idea of creating vehicles that can transport people on new adventures. In this exhibit, plan an adventure then build and test transportation models to take you o

Kalamazoo Valley at 50

9:00 am
An exhibit celebrating 50 years of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which has enriched the lives of students and communities through quality educational programs and services.

Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II

11:00 am
Barbara Takenaga (b. 1949) is an abstract painter whose paintings are often composed of undulating patterns of dots and lines, swirling in front of an atmospheric background. To some, these compositions can evoke a sense of the cosmos, reflecting pat

Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel

11:00 am
The technique of egg tempera painting has been practiced since ancient times. The exacting process of mixing pigment with egg yolk and water, then applying thin layers of paint to a carved wooden panel creates images of great detail and luminescence.

Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman

11:00 am
Washington, D.C., artist Renee Stout is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herba

Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn

11:00 am
Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn creates sculptures utilizing light, color, and illusion as physical representations of his investigation of infinite space. His works create an optical and bodily illusion of infinity through apparent limitless space. Ahn

Bicycle Tour Series of downtown Kalamazoo breweries

12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
This series of tours will let guests ride through downtown Kalamazoo and learn more about the beer culture. Bring your own bike, or rent a vintage bike

Brian Freeman: Goodbye to the Dead

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Brian returns to Kazoo Books to talk about his book career and his latest Jonathan Stride novel,

A Night in Gotham

7:00 pm
Costume dance at Martini\'s!

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