Calendar
of Events
Search Our Events now
Apr.
1
May.
26

MOVING THROUGH THE UNIMAGINABLE EXHIBITION

9-5pm Daily. Saugatuck Center for the Arts. Free.  With dedication, therapy, and empathy from society, individuals can find peace through life’s adversity. This show – equal parts exhibition, community education, and outreach – awakens consciousness and celebrates individuals who have fought through unimaginable hardship while cultivating hope, grace, and charity in their lives. The exhibition […]

Apr.
1
May.
26

GLASS

9-5pm Daily. Saugatuck Center for the Arts. Free. Observational studies by Hope College students inspired by the writing of Gregory, an incarcerated poet.  Professor Tori Pelz’s drawing students visually respond to Gregory’s writing in a reciprocal process, of both reflection and refraction.  Gregory’s poetry inspires the imagery of these observational studies, while the drawings give […]

Apr.
1
May.
26

AESTHETICS OF HEALTH

9-5pm Daily. Saugatuck Center for the Arts. Free.  These works are the result of a partnership between Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Cowell Family Cancer Center. In the Aesthetics of Health course, the Visual Arts Department collaborates with the Cowell Family Cancer Center at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan to explore […]

Apr.
21

PIT FIRING WORKSHOP

10-5pm. Khnemu Studio. $100. Learn hands-on the ancient pottery techniques of Pit & Smoke Firing from resident artist, Dawn Soltysiak, who specializes in unique firing techniques, including the primitive methods of pit and smoke firing and the dramatic Raku firing process. She will work you through the process to ensure that you walk away with […]

Apr.
21

NEW RELEASE WINE AND FOOD PAIRING

12, 12:45, 1:30, 2:15, 3, 3:45pm. Fenn Valley Vineyards. $10.00. Celebrate Michigan Wine Month as well as the new release of several Fenn Valley Wines. Join us during the month of April as we give you a behind the scenes look at some of our newest wines before they are released to the public. These unreleased wines […]

Apr.
21

SUPER SATURDAYS – OVER THE RAINBOW

1pm.  Forever Curious Children’s Museum. Free w/admission Explore the rainbow and the spectrum of different light sources by creating your own spectroscope to see different colors of the rainbow with a few simple materials.  You’ll see all kinds of rainbows! Kids of all ages are welcome. Free! RSVP to reserve your spot at info@forevercuriousmuseum.org.

Apr.
21

BREWERY TOUR

2pm. Saugatuck Brewing Company. $7.50/person Come join us at the Saugatuck Brewing Company for a tour of our brewing facility!  The tour begins at 2pm and includes beer samples, a Saugatuck Brewing Company logo pint glass (or Growler), and a full tour of the facilities. The tour is open to the first 20 people that are in attendance. Arrive early to sign up. (Must be […]

Apr.
21

JOEL SCHOON-TANIS – HOME

2pm. Armstrong DeGraaf International Fine Art Gallery. Free. Inspirations 2018 features Joel Schoon-Tanis a Holland Artist with  international as well as regional collectors. The theme of this exhibit in “Home”,  through whimsy and color and a child-like sense of wander, Joel Schoon-Tanis explores the places we (or others) call home.  This may mean the West Michigan […]

Apr.
22

NEW RELEASE WINE AND FOOD PAIRINGS

12:30, 1:15, 2, 2:45pm. Fenn Valley Vineyards. $10.00. Celebrate Michigan Wine Month as well as the new release of several Fenn Valley Wines. Join us during the month of April as we give you a behind the scenes look at some of our newest wines before they are released to the public. These unreleased wines are paired […]

Apr.
22

JOY IKE

6pm. Salt of the Earth. $15.00. Enjoy dinner and drinks while experiencing an intimate evening with Joy Ike, an independent artist whose music, voice, and writing has drawn comparisons to female musicians such as Corinne Bailey Rae, Regina Spektor, Norah Jones, and Fiona Apple. As a singer/songwriter who purposefully refuses to be pigeon-holed into any one […]

Apr.
24

WINE PAIRINGS with Vineyard 2121

6:30pm.  Saugatuck Center for the Arts.  $35 / Ages 21+ Enjoy an intimate Spring evening with Vineyard 2121 of Benton Harbor for pairings of delicious Michigan Wines and fresh appetizers to accentuate the robust flavors and complex aromas of our local grapes. Vineyard 2121 began with the shared passion of Jeffrey & Deborah Pallas for entertaining […]

Apr.
26

CAMPFIRE DOWNLOAD

7-9pm. Ox Bow. Free. Join us around the Ox-Bow fireplace for our newest community program from 7-9pm.  The Campfire Download is a casual, fun, and free event series created to engage the community in creative sharing through short presentations. It is an opportunity for anyone to present their ideas, work, or inspirations to a friendly […]

Apr.
27

NICHOLAS JAMES

6:30 – 9pm. Saugatuck Brewing Co. Free. Join us for live music in the Barrel Room for a solo performance from Grand Rapids based singer/songwriter Nicholas James. Nicholas is a Michigander to the core. He writes earthy, country-imbued songs drenched in honesty and authenticity. For more information go to saugatuckbrewing.com/

Apr.
28

NEW RELEASE WINE AND FOOD PAIRINGS

12pm. Fenn Valley Vineyards. $10.00. Celebrate Michigan Wine Month as well as the new release of several Fenn Valley Wines. Join us during the month of April as we give you a behind the scenes look at some of our newest wines before they are released to the public. These unreleased wines are paired with food samples […]

Apr.
28

PLANT AN ORCHARD WITH VIRTUE CIDER

Noon – 3pm. Virtue CIder. Free. We’re jumping into spring and celebrating Arbor Day (April 27) with by planting an orchard simultaneously in Chicago and at our farm in Fennville, MI on Saturday, April 28! Join the Virtue family as we plant apple trees in our Wild Orchard to continue to sustain heirloom varieties of cidermaking […]

Apr.
28

BREWERY TOUR

2pm. Saugatuck Brewing Company. $7.50/person Come join us at the Saugatuck Brewing Company for a tour of our brewing facility!  The tour begins at 2pm and includes beer samples, a Saugatuck Brewing Company logo pint glass (or Growler), and a full tour of the facilities. The tour is open to the first 20 people that are in attendance. Arrive early to sign up. (Must be […]

Apr.
28

VIRTUE CIDER ROSE’ RELEASE PARTY

3-5pm. Virtue Cider.  Join us to Take It Outside with our new Rosé cider and see what we’ve been working on at Virtue Cider! We are kicking off our spring and summer programming on Saturday, April 28, and we invite you to raise a Rosé with us. Stop by anytime between 3pm and 5pm to […]

Apr.
29

ALLEGAN ANTIQUE MARKET

8am. Allegan Antique Market. $4. Our exhibitors carry a large variety of antiques and collectibles with many specializing in glass, pottery, china, primitives, advertising, vintage jewelry, sport & fishing, furniture, and much more. Recent trends in the home design field have made the show a hot spot for architectural, industrial, primitive, country, shabby chic, refurbished, repurposed […]

Apr.
29

NEW RELEASE WINE AND FOOD PAIRINGS

12, 1:15, 2, 2:45pm. Fenn Valley Vineyards. $10.00. Celebrate Michigan Wine Month as well as the new release of several Fenn Valley Wines. Join us during the month of April as we give you a behind the scenes look at some of our newest wines before they are released to the public. These unreleased wines are paired […]

Apr.
29

ESCAPING PAVEMENT & DREW NELSON

7-9pm. Salt of the Earth. $15. Enjoy dinner and drinks, while experiencing an intimate evening with Escaping Pavement and Drew Nelson! Escaping Pavement has been hailed as “One of the most dynamic Americana groups out of Detroit, Michigan” Escaping Pavement masterfully blends and blurs the lines of Bluegrass, Folk, and Americana. Their unique joint frontperson […]

May.
1

MOVING THROUGH THE UNIMAGINABLE – Celebrating the Strength of the Human Spirit

9-5pm Daily. Saugatuck Center for the Arts. Free.  The exhibition combines portraiture, sculpture, installation, community outreach, and viewer participation in an effort to explore the process of healing. While researching the effect of trauma on the body, Donna F. St. John (an award-winning educator and artist), began collecting stories from community members and commemorating their […]

May.
1

AESTHETICS OF HEALTH

9-5pm Daily. Saugatuck Center for the Arts. Free.  These works are the result of a partnership between Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Cowell Family Cancer Center. In the Aesthetics of Health course, the Visual Arts Department collaborates with the Cowell Family Cancer Center at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan to explore […]

May.
1

HUNGRY VILLAGE CULINARY WALK TOUR

9-noon. M-F. Hungry Village Tours. $30/Adult & $15/Youth. Join Hungry Village Tours As We Explore The Lakeshore’s Plate! Hungry Village Tours begins each tour at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, acknowledging its weekly Greenmarket and the Center’s history as a pie factory. A Culinary Walk, explores Saugatuck’s culinary secrets behind the storefronts with history, […]

May.
1

HUNGRY VILLAGE DELICIOUS DRIVE TOUR

10-4pm Tue-Sat. Hungry Village Tours. $90/Adult & $50/Youth. Join Hungry Village Tours As We Explore The Lakeshore’s Plate! Hungry Village Tours begins each tour at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, acknowledging its weekly Greenmarket and the Center’s history as a pie factory. The Delicious Drive tour features the lakeshore’s producers including farms, orchards, blueberry […]

May.
4

SEAN MCDANIEL

6:30pm. Saugatuck Brewing Company. Free. Join us in the Barrel Room on Friday, May 4th for a live solo performance featuring our very own Sean McDaniel.  You may recognize Sean as the guy who puts a beer in your hand while sitting at the bar. What you may not know is that when he’s not slingin’ […]

May.
5

TULIP FESTIVAL

May 5-13. Downtown Holland. Cost varies. Save the date for this year’s Tulip Time Festival! May 5-13, 2018. Of course the number one attraction is the tulip itself – and there are literally millions to see, in our city parks, Downtown planters, Tulip Lanes, Windmill Island Gardens, Nelis’ Dutch Village, and Veldheer’s Tulip Farm. If […]

May.
5

THE STAR OF SAUGATUCK SEASON OPENING

1pm. Star of Saugatuck. $20/adult & $9/children. It is time to sit back and relax – listen to the water running off the paddlewheels as you gently glide down the Kalamazoo River. See Saugatuck from the water, a totally different view from what you see on land, and take in the majesty of Lake Michigan. Take […]

Have an upcoming event? Submit it now!