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Sounds of 269

    Acorn Theatre (Three Oaks)   State Theatre (Kalamazoo)   Portage Band Shell (Portage)   Bell’s Eccentric Café (Kalamazoo)   Bronson Park (Kalamazoo)   Entertainment District (Kalamazoo)   Riviera Theatre (Three Rivers)   Kalamazoo Valley Museum (Kalamazoo)   Wings… Read More
Posted on June 9th, 2016

Get Out & Active In 269™

We know you’re anxious to get outside and soak up every second of the sunshine and warmer temperatures that come with spring in Michigan. Don’t miss these outdoor events and activities in the month of May!   Kalamazoo Marathon and… Read More
Posted on May 5th, 2016

Indoor Activities In 269

  If you’re familiar with Michigan, then you know there’s a pretty good chance that we’ll see true spring-like weather for maybe two weeks before suddenly it’s summertime! If you’re not from the area, be prepared for random spring showers… Read More
Posted on April 11th, 2016

Fun Facts About Kalamazoo

  Gibson Guitar Corporation   Working at his wood shop in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Orville Gibson produces the earliest documented Gibson instrument. The gifted craftsman goes on to produce a vibrant new family of acoustic guitars and mandolins, based on the… Read More
Posted on February 12th, 2016

Ways To Spend Valentine’s Day In Kalamazoo

              Take a trip to Sweetwater’s Donut Mill.   Photo credit to Sweetwater’s Donut Mill   Photo credit to Sweetwater’s Donut Mill     Stop by for drinks & small plates at Principle Food Read More
Posted on February 10th, 2016

Celebrate Black History Month In Kalamazoo

Black Arts & Cultural Center of Kalamazoo   Photo credit to Black Arts & Cultural Center of Kalamazoo  

Art Hop- Black Cowboy: A Long Hard Ride into History This month the BACC will exhibit Black Cowboy: A Long Hard… Read More
Posted on February 2nd, 2016

269™ Holiday Traditions

  Candlelight Walk – Marshall International Festival of Lifghts – Battle Creek The Peppermint Parade – Three Oaks W.K. Kellogg Manor House Holiday Walks A Christmas Carol – New Vic Theatre, Kalamazoo Holly Jolly Trolley – downtown Kalamazoo Reindog Holiday… Read More
Posted on December 1st, 2015

14 Can’t Miss Holiday Events & Attractions In Kalamazoo

    A Christmas Carol The New Vic Theatre Nov. 20-Dec. 28 36th Annual Production of Ted Kistler’s acclaimed adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic.   Santa’s Workshop Mall Plaza Nov. 28-Dec. 24 It’s that time of year when kids… Read More
Posted on November 25th, 2015

20 Bang For Your Buck Bites

  Kalamazoo boasts more than 450 restaurants to meet nearly every craving and budget, but let’s be honest, we all love a meal that is both delicious and considerate of our wallets! Being a college town, there are far more… Read More
Posted on November 9th, 2015

Staff Picks- Historical Downtown Walking Tour

    Have a couple of hours to kill? Looking for an inexpensive way to spend some time outside on the weekend? Our staff member Cam recommends heading downtown for a self-guided walking tour through some of the most historical… Read More
Posted on June 10th, 2015