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2 1/2 Hour Interactive Cooking Class

April 29, 2017

COOKBOOK:ANNE BURRELL:No “Worst Cooks” here! In this hands-on class, you will be able to work with some of her classic recipes and learn ways to include Fustini’s! Eggplant cakes with Ricotta; Zucchini Cannelloni with Fresh Tomato Sauce; Grilled Tuna Nicoise with Pappardelle; Crepes with mascarpone and Chocolate. Cost is $59 per person and payment is expected...

2 Hour Demonstration Cooking Class

April 29, 2017

DATE NIGHT: SPRINGTIME IN PARIS:Experience a night of recipes that you can recreate for your own romantic Spring evening. Spring Vegetables with Lime Poppy-seed Vinaigrette; Mussels in Fennel Saffron Broth; Pistachio Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Parsley Gremolata and Shaved Parmesan; Apple Yogurt Cake with Candied Walnuts. Cost is $49 per person and payment is expected at tim...

Art Bar Social

Started March 10, 2017 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: The Makery
  • 244 Douglas Ave. Holland, MI 49424
  • Times: Friday 6-9 and Saturday 10-2
  • Admission: $10
  • Phone: 818-284-0518

Drop In Art Bar Socials Fridays 6 to 9 and Saturdays 10 to 2. Open to children, teens and adults. $10 per participant. Come on over and enjoy discovering, experimenting and creating with our studio supplies. We may have a featured tool or project to try but more often than not we’ll just lay out the goods and let you explore until your creative fix is met!

Celebrate Earth Day in The Studio!

April 29, 2017

Join us in The Studio while we make prints from nature! Celebrate the beauty of Earth! No preregistration. $5 per person, $2.50 for members

Holland Symphony Classics III, Stories in Music

April 29, 2017

Classics III, Stories in Music, closes the season with Mussorgsky’s well-known Pictures at an Exhibition on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Concert Hall at the Jack H. Miller Center, Hope College. Featured artist Moni Simeonov, violin, Cal State Long Beach Director of Strings and world-class performer will present two works:  Chausson:  Poeme ...

Independent Bookstore Day

April 29, 2017
  • Location: Reader's World
  • 194 S. River Ave. Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 616-396-8548

A celebration of bookstores, books, readers & authors. Join the party for exclusive books and literary items (that you can only get at Independent Bookstores) as well as discounts, treats and giveaways!

Jedi Academy

April 29, 2017

For children K-5th grade at the Herrick District Library Main Library. Do you have what it takes to be a Jedi? Come to Jedi Academy and find out! Hone your Jedi skills at different activity stations that the Council has set up for you. Good luck and May the Force be with You.

Now Showing at Your Library

April 29, 2017

For teens 6th-12th grade at the Herrick District Library Main Library. Relax and enjoy popcorn and pop while watching a movie with friends! Watch for movie titles and details.

Rachel Ozios & Daniel Branch Saturday, April 29 at Bew Merchant

April 29, 2017
  • Location: Brew Merchant
  • 442 Washington Ave Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 8pm
  • Admission: Free Admissoin
  • Phone: 616-294-3617

Join us Saturday, April 29 at Brew Merchant as we welcome back Rachel Ozios with special guest, Daniel Branch.

Spring Collections Reveal

April 25, 2017 to April 29, 2017 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Kruizenga Art Museum
  • 271 Columbia Ave. Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 10am-4pm
  • Admission: Free!
  • Phone: 616-395-6400

A week-long exhibition featuring the latest Spring/Summer fashion from downtown Holland's independent, women's clothing stores in response to the KAM's new art. Styled mannequins will be displayed April 25-29 Join us for a special AFTER HOURS evening event on Thursday, April 27 from 5-8pm to tour the museum, see the fashion, and enjoy a small craft. Light hors d'oeuvres an...

Storytime at Decadent Dogs-kids, dogs, adults-all are welcome!

March 11, 2017 to May 27, 2017 (Every Saturday)

Dog Books Storytime  Each Saturday at 4pm we will put our comfy dog beds on the floor and invite anyone to snuggle with their dog to hear stories about dogs. Mostly children's books will be read. Short stories about dogs by famous authors will be included sometimes. And, depending upon interest, a chapter from "Call of the Wild" will be read. T...

The Blue Coat,

April 27, 2017 to April 29, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Knickerbocker Theatre
  • 86 East 8th Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: April 27 at 7pm; April 28 at 7pm; April 29 at 2pm; April 29 at 7pm
  • Admission: Advance: Student-$15, Adult-$19 Door: Student-$17, Adult $21
  • Phone: 616-395-7890

The Blue Coat is an original ballet by Turning Pointe’s Resident Choreographer Tess Sinke that follows the story of a young girl whose humble heart and Christ-like love guide her on a journey through the seasons to find her Grandfather. Beautiful and moving, this show will touch the hearts of everyone in your family. April 27 at 7pm; April 28 at 7pm; A...

World TaiChi & Qigong Day of Peace - Community Practice

April 29, 2017

Hosted by Freedom Village Holland’s Tai Chi Easy Classes this educational event brings people together across ethnic,racial,religious and geographical borders celebration of personal and global health and healing!We hope you join us for our inaugural event! Appropriate for all ages and abilities. Come even if you have never tried TaiChi before!

Weekly Events

Coloring Club

Started January 09, 2016 (Every Saturday)
  • Venue: Carolyn Stich Studio
  • Location: Carolyn Stich Studio
  • 206 College Ave. Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Admission: $15
  • Phone: 616-283-3362

Attention Coloring Fanatics! Have you heard about the Coloring Club at Carolyn Stich Studio? Come for coloring, breakfast, and fun! All proceeds go to the Kid's Food Basket, which combats childhood hunger in the West Michigan area. Bring your son, daughter, spouse, or friends, and make some new friends here! All are welcome; we can't wait to see you here!

Hops' Bloody Mary Bar

Started August 20, 2016 (Every Sunday, Saturday)

Nothing tastes finer than a delicious Bloody Mary in the morning (or early afternoon!). At Hops we offer you a near-limitless combination of ingredients so that you can tailor your drink to meet your palate. Choose from different mixers, vodkas, rim adornments, vegetables, meats, cheeses, hot sauces, and spices to make that "perfect" refreshment. Pair your creation wi...

Live Music @ MAC

Started May 27, 2016 (Every Friday, Saturday)

Live music at Hollands newest microbrewery every Friday and Saturday! Check out our website and social media for details! Drink off the path.    

Mimosa Bar at CitySen Lounge

Started May 14, 2016 (Every Saturday)
  • Venue: CitySen Lounge
  • Location: CitySen Lounge
  • 61 East Seventh Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 10AM-4PM
  • Phone: 616-796-2100

Join us every Saturday and get crafty with your Mimosa! Different options to brighten up your champagne; purées, juices and fruits! The best part, they are only $3 each! Every Saturday from 10AM - 4PM!


Debut: High School Visual Arts Competition

March 09, 2017 to April 29, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Holland Area Arts Council
  • 150 E 8th St Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Monday, 5:30-8 pm; Tuesday, Thursday, 10am-8pm; Wednesday, 10am-5pm; Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-3pm; Sunday, 12-3pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 616-396-3278

Every spring, the Holland Area Arts Council presents Début, the High School Juried Visual Art Competition. By giving young people a significant experience in the arts we hope to instill in them both the joy and challenge art brings to our lives. Thirteen area high schools take part in this exciting exhibition including Black River, Careerline Tech, Coopersville, Fennvill...

Exhibit: For the Future Peace: WWII and Holland on the Homefront

October 14, 2016 to September 30, 2017 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Holland Museum
  • 31 W. 10th St. Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Wednesday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Admission: $7.00 adults; $6.00 seniors; $4.00 students; children 5 and under free; members free
  • Phone: 616-796-3329

Seventy-five years ago, Pearl Harbor was bombed and the United States formally entered World War II. Join the Museum as we explore the personal stories of local people who assisted in the war effort, including soldiers who fought abroad, women who stepped in to work and children who helped in any way they could.

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Holland, MI   49423

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