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Cards in the Park - Plainwell
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Cards in the Park - Plainwell
Description:

Cards in the Park begins on November 21.  Any business or group is invited to place a Christmas card in Hicks Park.  Cards should not be any larger than 4' X 8'. 

For more details, please call the Chamber of Commerce @ 685-8877.

 

Time:ALL DAY EVENT
Links:www.plainwellchamber.org

Cards in the Park - Otsego
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Cards in the Park - Otsego
Description:

Each year, local businesses place an 8' community Christmas card in Brookside Park to welcome residents and visitors alike.  The life-sized cards will be up Nov 21 to Jan 9.

Local businesses that wish to participate need to contact the chamber office for details on placement and procedure at 269-694-6880.

Time:ALL DAY EVENT
Links:NONE

Camp Kidwell "Festival of Trees" - Bloomingdale
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Camp Kidwell "Festival of Trees" - Bloomingdale
Description:

Schedule:
Thurs, Dec 3: 12 - 9pm, Open to public & Sr Citizens Day
                       12 - 3pm, Lunch served

Fri, Dec 4:      12 - 9pm, Open to public
                       6 - 9pm, Soup & sandwich supper
                       6 - 10pm, Music entertainment

Sat, Dec 5:    10am - 3pm, Open to public & cookies with Mrs. Claus
                      6pm, Dinner at the lodge - Ticket Required

Sun, Dec 6:    9am - 5pm, Open to public
                       9am - 2pm, Brunch served

269-521-3559

Time:12:00:00 PM
Links:www.campkidwell.org

Dutch WinterFest Kerstmarkt - Holland
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Dutch WinterFest Kerstmarkt - Holland
Description:

Authentic open-air European Christmas market, where vendors off unique gifts & holiday treats from historically crafted booths located at the Eighth Street Market Place.

3 - 8pm

Contact for more info
616-394-0000

Time:3:00:00 PM
Links:www.holland.org

Dog Sled Demos - Holland
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Dog Sled Demos - Holland
Description:

Dog sled demos at the Dutch WinterFest Kerstmarkt at Eighth Street Market Place.

Fri, Dec 4 at 4 pm & 5 pm
Sat, Dec 5 at 11am & Noon

616-394-0000

Time:4:00:00 PM
Links:NONE

Horse/Wagon Rides - Wayland
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Horse/Wagon Rides - Wayland
Description:

Bring the family for an old-fashioned horse and wagon ride around town from 5-9pm.  Downtown Wayland beginning at the Henika District Library.

Cost:  FREE!

Time:5:00:00 PM
Links:NONE

Art Hop/Art Shop - Wayland
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Art Hop/Art Shop - Wayland
Description:

Several local artists will gather in downtown Wayland businesses and feature and/or sell their art from 5 - 9pm.  Some venues will be providing live music and refreshments.

Scott Gundersen, one of the artists that was featured in the Grand Rapids Art Prize and an art teacher at Wayland High School, will be at the Daily Brews Cafe during the Art Hop.

To view a complete list of artists and the venues they will appear at, please call the chamber at 269-792-9246, email info@waylandchamber.org or visit the chamber web site below:

For artists who would like to participate, please contact the chamber as soon as possible.

Time:5:00:00 PM
Links:www.waylandchamber.org

Christmas Parade/Tree Lighting - Fennville
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Christmas Parade/Tree Lighting - Fennville
Description:

Fennville's Annual Christmas parade will be at 5:30pm; caroling and tree lighting in the green space at 6pm; free pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Children's Museum at 6:15pm; 'The Local Yokel's Christmas Jam' starts at 7:30pm.

For more info email:  busscher@verizon.net

Time:5:30:00 PM
Links:NONE

Spirit of Family - Allegan
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Spirit of Family - Allegan
Description:

Spirit of Family downtown Allegan from 6 - 8pm; look for candy canes and red balloons to identify participating merchants!

*Over 20 merchants open offering 
*Make-it and take-it projects
*Holiday recipes to collect
*Cooking Demos
*Mini Massages
*Using color as art
*Allegan U-Stor will bind your collected recipes at no charge at Curves 

For more info about Allegan's holiday events, contact Vicki Knuckles at 269-673-3456.

Time:6:00:00 PM
Links:NONE

Festive Fridays - Allegan
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Festive Fridays - Allegan
Description:

Downtown Allegan Every Friday Evening Dec 4 through 18 

6 - 8pm

Free horse drawn wagon rides
Santa visits at B&C Emporium
Free hot chocolate at Downtown Deli & Bakery
Free gift wrapping at Curves
Mrs. Claus strolling through downtown Allegan 

For more info contact:
269-673-3456

Time:6:00:00 PM
Links:NONE

Children's Museum Christmas Event - Fennville
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Children's Museum Christmas Event - Fennville
Description:

The Children's Museum of Fennville, 202 E Main St, will offer pre-Christmas shopping, a bake sale, raffle tickets and pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Admission is free; donations accepted.

For more info call 269-651-8494

Time:6:15:00 PM
Links:NONE

Medieval Dinner - Otsego
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Medieval Dinner - Otsego
Description:

Otsego High School's vocal music department will present its Medieval Dinner on Dec 4 and 5 at 7pm in the high school cafeteria.  The high school will be transformed into a Renaissance castle and patrons will dine by candlelight while watching dances, skits, and medieval drama.  The event is staged every other year under the direction of Sarah Haase, Otsego High School's vocal music instructor.

Tickets are $24/person and are available at the high school or by calling 269-692-6166.

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:NONE

Tree Lighting Ceremony/Holiday Social - Lee Township
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Tree Lighting Ceremony/Holiday Social - Lee Township
Description:

Residents of Lee Township will gather for their annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Social starting at 7pm at the corner of 56th St and 109th Ave.

From 5 to 7pm participants are invited to stroll through local businesses for refreshments and to receive stamps on stamp cards.  Cards are available at Pizza Plus.

The social will feature a live manger scene, carols sung by the Rawson family, a performance by Pullman Elementary School students, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, complete with a gift for each child in attendance.

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:NONE

Christmas with the Williams Family - Allegan
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Christmas with the Williams Family - Allegan
Description:

Monterey Center United Methodist Church will host two holiday concerts at Griswold Auditorium.

"Christmas with the Williams Family", a holiday concert featuring a special performance by the Hamilton High School Choir, will perform Friday, Dec 4; Hometown Christmas will be Saturday, Dec 5. 

Admission is free.  Both concerts begin at 7pm and freewill offerings will be taken to benefit Wings of Hope Hospice.

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:NONE

Carriage Rides - Saugatuck/Douglas
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Carriage Rides - Saugatuck/Douglas
Description:Carriage Rides in downtown Saugatuck & Douglas from 7pm-10pm.
Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:www.saugatuckdouglas.com

Sinterklaas Eve Procession - Holland
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Sinterklaas Eve Procession - Holland
Description:

Folk celebration centered around Sinterklaas, the benevolent St. Nicholas.  In true Dutch tradition, Sinterklaas arrives each December on his white horse, surrounded by his mischievous Zwarte Piet helpers in Downtown Holland.

616-394-0000

 

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:www.holland.org

Christmas Parade - Otsego
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Christmas Parade - Otsego
Description:

Downtown Otsego

After the parade, have cookies and warm cider, and visit Santa at the Chamber Office.

Otsego Chamber of Commerce @ 269-694-6880
email: director@otsegochamber.org

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:www.otsegochamber.org

Community Tree Lighting - Plainwell
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Community Tree Lighting - Plainwell
Description:

Downtown Plainwell

269-685-8877

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:www.plainwellchamber.org

Christmas Tree Lighting - Wayland
Date:Friday, December 04, 2009
Title:Christmas Tree Lighting - Wayland
Description:

At Wayland City Mini Park located downtown Wayland at the corner of Superior and Main.  Sing-a-longs, storytelling, free refreshments of hot cocoa/cider/donuts, and keep warm by one of several firepits.

Immediately following the tree lighting, the Wayland Neighborhood Watch Group will have a Community Christmas Light Chain (human string of lights).  Everyone should bring a flashlight, and the group will place a balloon on the end of the flashlight.  A human chain will then form to portray an extensive string of Christmas lights.  Donations will be accepted to help cover the costs of window clings for safe homes and street signs. 

269-792-9246
email:  info@waylandchamber.org

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:www.waylandchamber.org

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