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4-H Camp Kidwell "Festival of Trees" - Bloomingdale
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:4-H Camp Kidwell "Festival of Trees" - Bloomingdale
Description:

December 1st - 4th!  Don't miss this festive, family oriented event!  General admission free to the public! 

4-H Camp Kidwell is turned into a "Winter Wonderland" featuring beautifully decorated trees and wreathes (available for purchase through silent and live auctions), a chance to visit with Santa, make cookies with Mrs. Claus, see reindeer and have a meal with family and friends!  The Festival of Trees is 4-H Camp Kidwell's largest fundraiser which has raised over $125,000 in 7 years!  Please stop out and be part of this wonderful event!

Dec 1, Noon to 9pm - Senior Day
Dec 2, Noon to 9pm - Soup & Sandwich
Dec 3, 10am to 3pm - Cookies with Mrs. Claus
Dec 3, Social Hour at 6pm, Dinner at 6:30pm (Tickets: $45/Advance Purchase; $55/At the Door; RSVP by Nov 30)
Dec 4, 9am to 5pm Final Bids; Brunch 9am to 2pm

For more info call 269-521-3559 or email: campkidwell@btc-bci.com

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

Holiday Kerstmarkt - Holland
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:Holiday Kerstmarkt - Holland
Description:


Holiday Kerstmarkt at the Eighth Street Market Place, 150 W Eighth Street.  This open-air European Chirstmas Market is an ideal place to shop for unique handcrafted gifts and enjoy authentic Dutch holiday treats.  Vendors are housed in historically crafted booths. 

Dogsled demos take place on Friday, December 2 at 4pm and 5pm, and Saturday, December 3 at 11am and 12pm.  Sinterklaas will be on hand Friday.

Kerstmarkt Hours:
Sat, Nov 19: 9am - 3pm
Fri, Nov 25: 9am - 8pm
Sat, Nov 26: 9am - 5pm
Tue, Nov 29: 3 - 8pm
Fri, Dec 2: 3 - 8pm
Sat, Dec 3: 9am - 5pm
Fri, Dec 9: 3 - 8pm
Sat, Dec 10: 9am - 5pm

For more in call 616-394-0000

Time:3:00:00 PM
Links:www.kerstmarkt.wordpress.com

Dogsled Demos - Holland
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:Dogsled Demos - Holland
Description:

Dogsled demos take place on Friday, December 2 at 4pm and 5pm, and Saturday, December 3 at 11am and 12pm at the Holiday Kerstmarkt at the Eighth Street Market Place, 150 W Eighth Street.  Sinterklaas will be on hand Friday.

Holiday Kerstmarkt is an open-air European Christmas Market and is an ideal place to shop for unique handcrafted gifts and enjoy authentic Dutch holiday treats.  Vendors are housed in historically crafted booths. 

Kerstmarkt Hours:
Sat, Nov 19: 9am - 3pm
Fri, Nov 25: 9am - 8pm
Sat, Nov 26: 9am - 5pm
Tue, Nov 29: 3 - 8pm
Fri, Dec 2: 3 - 8pm
Sat, Dec 3: 9am - 5pm
Fri, Dec 9: 3 - 8pm
Sat, Dec 10: 9am - 5pm

For more in call 616-394-0000

Time:4:00:00 PM
Links:www.kerstmarkt.wordpress.com

Dogsled Demos - Holland
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:Dogsled Demos - Holland
Description:


Dogsled demos take place on Friday, December 2 at 4pm and 5pm, and Saturday, December 3 at 11am and 12pm at the Holiday Kerstmarkt at the Eighth Street Market Place, 150 W Eighth Street.  Sinterklaas will be on hand Friday.

Holiday Kerstmarkt is an open-air European Christmas Market and is an ideal place to shop for unique handcrafted gifts and enjoy authentic Dutch holiday treats.  Vendors are housed in historically crafted booths. 

Kerstmarkt Hours:
Sat, Nov 19: 9am - 3pm
Fri, Nov 25: 9am - 8pm
Sat, Nov 26: 9am - 5pm
Tue, Nov 29: 3 - 8pm
Fri, Dec 2: 3 - 8pm
Sat, Dec 3: 9am - 5pm
Fri, Dec 9: 3 - 8pm
Sat, Dec 10: 9am - 5pm

For more in call 616-394-0000

Time:5:00:00 PM
Links:www.kerstmarkt.wordpress.com

Art Hop/Art Shop - Wayland
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:Art Hop/Art Shop - Wayland
Description:

Art Hop 2011 & Christmas Festivities– The Wayland Area Chamber of Commerce, along with the Michigan Main Street, will be hosting the 3rd Annual Art Hop on Friday, December 2nd from 5:00pm-9:00pm. Over twenty downtown businesses will become an Art Venue hosting artists for the evening. Art will be available for purchase. In addition to art, downtown will also feature horse and wagon rides, strolling Christmas carolers, warming fires, Charles Dickens characters who visit the various venues, live strings music in many of the venues, live artist demonstrations, The Woodtones Folk band will perform from 7:30pm-9:00pm at the Wayland Fire Department, children’s story time with Miss Vicki (from Henika Public Library) will take place downtown under the street light (NW corner of Main/Superior) at 6:45pm. The annual tree lighting will take place at 7:00pm (NE corner of Main/Superior). We are also honored to have Doc Tilma- a Top 10 Finalist in Grand Rapids Art Prize displaying his art. Many Art Venues will feature refreshments. Mascots UB Roo and Main Street Man will be on hand to greet children.

For more info call 269-792-9246 or email: info@waylandchamber.org

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

Christmas Progressive Dinner I - Saugatuck
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:Christmas Progressive Dinner I - Saugatuck
Description:


December 2nd and 3rd at the Grand Escape Inns

For more info call 800-647-6023

Time:5:00:00 PM
Links:www.grandescapeinns.com

Fa La La La Fridays - Allegan
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:Fa La La La Fridays - Allegan
Description:


The Regent Theatre, 211 Trowbridge St, Allegan will celebrate the holidays with "Fa La La La Fridays" on December 2, 9, 16, and 23 at 5pm.

The event features holiday-themed films and $1 admission as follows:

Dec 2 - "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" FREE admission for children into this movie only
Dec 9 - "Elf"
Dec 16 - "The Grinch"
Dec 23 - "The Christmas Story"

Time:5:00:00 PM
Links:NONE

Festive Fridays - Allegan
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:Festive Fridays - Allegan
Description:

Free horse-drawn wagon rides, visits with Santa at B & C Emporium and free hot chocolate at the Downtown Bakery & Deli will be offered on the following Fridays: December 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd in downtown Allegan

6 - 8pm

For more info call Debbie at 269-903-6883 or Sally at 269-650-2415 or email: sowspunsilk@yahoo.com

Time:6:00:00 PM
Links:NONE

Christmas Festivities & Tree Lighting - Wayland
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:Christmas Festivities & Tree Lighting - Wayland
Description:

Downtown Wayland will feature horse and wagon rides, strolling Christmas carolers, warming fires, Charles Dickens characters who visit the various venues, live strings music in many of the venues, live artist demonstrations, The Woodtones Folk band will perform from 7:30pm-9:00pm at the Wayland Fire Department, children’s story time with Miss Vicki (from Henika Public Library) will take place downtown under the street light (NW corner of Main/Superior) at 6:45pm. The annual tree lighting will take place at 7:00pm at Wayland MINI Park (NE corner of Main/Superior).

Downtown streets will be closed to vehicles from 5 - 9pm for the event.  Public parking lots are available surrounding downtown.

For more info call 269-792-9246 or email: info@waylandchamber.org

Time:6:45:00 PM
Links:www.waylandchamber.org

Community Tree Lighting - Plainwell
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:Community Tree Lighting - Plainwell
Description:

Plainwell will kick off its holiday celebrations with its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Dec 2nd near the intersection of Main and W Bridge streets across from Hicks Park.  The event will begin with carolers from Plainwell's First United Methodist Church at 6:45 pm, followed by the official tree lighting at 7pm.

After the ceremony, the community is invited to enjoy additional music and refreshments at 115 W Bridge St, compliments of the Plainwell First United Methodist Church.

For more info call 269-685-6821

Time:6:45:00 PM
Links:www.plainwell.org

Sinterklaas Eve Procession - Holland
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:Sinterklaas Eve Procession - Holland
Description:

7pm downtown Holland; procession starts at Eighth Street Market Place and ends at Centennial Park.

Reminiscent of years gone by, this special event celebrates Sinterklaas, the benevolent St Nicholas.  In true Dutch folk tradition, Sinterklaas arrives each December on his great white horse, surrounded by the mischievous Piets.

For more info call 616-394-0000

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:www.sinterklaaseve.com

Christmas Parade - Otsego
Date:Friday, December 02, 2011
Title:Christmas Parade - Otsego
Description:

7pm Downtown Otsego

After the parade the children of town are invited to the Chamber of Commerce office at 135 E Allegan St to have warm cider and cookies with Santa and where they have the chance to whisper their wish list to Santa.

For more info call the Otsego COC at 269-694-6880 or email: director@otsegochamber.org

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

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