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October 2016

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Events in Saugatuck, Michigan

 

1 FENN VALLEY VINE WINE’D TRAIL RUN

The most unique race of the season. A scenic 5k – or 1 mile tour – of our premium wine grape vineyards and farm. A post race vineyard party with music and food. Fenn Valley Vineyards. For pricing and info, 269-561-2396 or fennvalley.com

1-31 KRUIZENGA ART MUSEUM PRESENTS “AFTER THE RUPTURE: NEW DIRECTIONS IN MEXICAN ART 1960’S – 1980’S”

Come enjoy our latest exhibition called, "After the Rupture: New Directions in Mexican Art 1960s-1980s!" The exhibition showcases work by prominent Mexican artists associated with the Rupture Generation. The entire exhibition will be presented in both English and Spanish, and a portion of the works are drawn from the collections of Armstrong-DeGraaf International Fine Arts in Saugatuck! For more information, call 616-395-6401 or go to www.hope.edu/arts/kam www.hope.edu/arts/kam

1–9 “TOAST” Art Opening Reception & Artist Demos

12-2pm. LaFontsee Galleries concludes their Douglas exhibition season on September 4th as they raise a glass to “TOAST” their artists and the end of summer. Come celebrate a collection of inspiring new works by many LG artists. And, yes, toast will be served. Exhibition runs through October 9th. Also, don’t miss LIVE ART DEMOS by both Megan Klco and Justin Kellner; painting demonstrations and discussion begins at 1PM during the show opening. For more information, call 616-451-3850 or visit LaFontsee Galleries for tickets.

1-2 BLUE COAST ARTISTS 27th ANNUAL FALL TOUR OF STUDIOS

10am-6pm. Tour members’ studios during a crisp fall weekend & be treated to complimentary refreshments and art-making demonstrations. bluecoastartists.com

1-16 FARM TO TABLE

Life on the farm and rural scenes are on display. From egg tempera to pastels and barns to cows – see artful farm life. J Petter Galleries. For days/hours open, jpettergalleries.com or 269-857-2230.

4, 11, 18, 25 VINYASA YOGA

10:30AM - 11:30AM Bring your mat and start your day with 60 minutes of Vinyasa yoga in our yard, then stick around for brunch and mimosas. Your practice, open to all levels and led by Gina Lopez, will create opportunities for mind and body awareness while linking traditional poses to breath. Gina received her training and certification from the Mindful Vinyasa School of Yoga with an emphasis on experiential mindfulness techniques, Vinyasa yoga, and trauma sensitive yoga. Reservations are required as space is limited, the cost is $10. Please call (269) 455-5256 or email hello@borrowedtimesaugatuck.com to reserve your spot!

4, 11, 18, 25 TRIVIA TUESDAY AT STONEWALL CORNER

7:00 pm. Come enjoy Trivia Tuesday at the Stonewall Corner. Gift certificates for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! We offer Wood-Fired pizza and Palazzolo’s Vegan Ice cream from 3-10p M, T, Th, F, Sat and Sun. Located at 312 E. Ferry St., Douglas. For more information, call (269) 344-8000

7-9 FENNVILLE GOOSE FESTIVAL, 32nd ANNUAL

Wild Goose Chase 5k, Gosling Run for kids, parade classic car show and more! Downtown Fennville, fennvillegoosefestival.net

8 LAKESHORE HARVEST COUNTRY 9TH ANNUAL ROAD RALLY

This is not a race! Navigate the back rods to visit local farms & farm markets while collecting points for your team! Pre-registration is encourages. lakeshoreharvestcountry.com

8-9 GALLERY STROLL RECEPTION

12pm-5pm. A beautiful autumn artist reception featuring the colors of fall. James Brandess Studios & Gallery. jamesbrandess.com or 269-857-1937

8-9 GALLERY STROLL

12-5pm. Armstrong DeGraaf International Fine Art, Saugatuck. 616-836-5875 or adgifa.com

9 CHILI COOKOFF

1-5pm. Local restaurants competing for Best Chiles. Wicks Park in downtown Saugatuck, hosted by Cow Hill Yacht Club, for more info contact 616-886-0749 or cowhill777@yahoo.com

14 TODDLER TIME: FALL

11am-12pm. We’ll be reading “Let it Fall,” a book about the season. We will also be studying leaves. Forever Curious Children’s Museum, Fennville. $4.50. 269-561-8494 or forevercuriousmuseum.org

15 HALLOWEEN AROUND THE WORLD

11a-12p. Discover the origin of Halloween and how other people around the world celebrate! Forever Curious Children’s Museum, Fennville. $4.50. 269-561-8494 or forevercuriousmuseum.org

16 STAR OF SAUGATUCK BOAT CRUISES

1pm. Final trip of the season onboard the Star of Saugatuck II for the season. 269-857-4261 or saugatuckboatcruises.com for more information.

22 MAKE A WISH BENEFIT SHOW

9:30pm. Benefit show and silent auction to raise money for the Make-A-Wish of Michigan Foundation. The Dunes Resort, 333 Blue Star Hwy., Douglas. 269-857-1401 or dunesresort.com

28 GLOW IN THE PARK

7-10pm, Beery Field, Douglas. The kick-off party for the Halloween weekend and a family friendly event where “anything that glows goes.” We will have music, food and drink along with plenty of fun glow-in-the-dark activities for kids. douglashalloween.com

29 HALLOWEEN PARADE

4pm. Family Costume Parade and costume contest in downtown Saugatuck. For more information call 269-857-1701

29 HALLOWINE: PRE-PARADE PARTY

Dress up, sip wine and get ghoulish! Then we’ll all walk down to the Douglas adult parade at 9pm. Petter Wine Gallery. Free entry, cash bar. For more info, and times, jpettergalleries.com or 269-857-2230

29 ADULT HALLOWEEN PARADE

Lineup for the parade is 9:30pm and it begins at 10pm. Please visit douglashalloween.com

29 HALLOWEEN BASH

Immediately following parade in Douglas. Biggest costume party in town, plus karaoke! The Dunes Resort. dunesresort.com or 269-857-1401

29 FREE RIDES FROM INTERURBAN

7pm-2am. Celebrate safely, free bus rides in Saugatuck, Douglas, and Saugatuck Township. Interurban, 269-857-1418 or saugatuckinterurban.org

 
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