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Special Events

Ottawa County Fair

July 21, 2014 to July 26, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

 Join us for the annual Ottawa County Fair, complete with rides on the midway, harness racing, animals, and lots of good food and fun!!   discount tickets at www.elliottsamusement.com

Summer Nature School

July 23, 2014

The purpose of “Nature School” is to introduce the wonders of the natural world to young children. Crafts, activities, games, books, songs, live animals, and outside exploration will be incorporated into their nature-based learning experience. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend with their 4 to 6 year old - though not required. Parents or guardians are a...

Weekly Events

Farmers Market

May 14, 2014 to November 12, 2014 (Every Wednesday)
  • Venue: Holland Farmers Market
  • Location: Holland Farmers Market
  • Eighth Street Market Place
    150 West Eighth Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 8am-2pm
  • Phone: 616-355-1130

Buy fresh produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, meats cheeses, spices and more from over 50 vendors. Join us for another great year!!  Every Wednesday until November 12.

Hope Summer Repertory Theatre

June 13, 2014 to August 08, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Locations vary. See "Details" below or visit HSRT's website
  • Times: Days & Times vary. See "Details" below or visit HSRT's website
  • Admission: Musicals: Adults $25-30, Senior/Faculty/Staff $22-28, 18 y.o. & under $15; Plays: Adults $20-24, Senior/Faculty & Staff $18-22, 18 y.o, & younger $15; Children's Performance Troupe: All tickets $15
  • Phone: 616-395-7890

The Hope Summer Repertory Theater is proud to announce its lineup for their Summer season!  HSRT is West Michigan’s premier professional theatre company for the last 43 years. We are also distinguished by the wide variety of our plays, performed by one resident acting company. We produce 7 shows in rotation every summer on 3 different stages&mda...

Kids Fun at the Holland Farmers Market

June 11, 2014 to August 27, 2014
  • Venue: Holland Farmers Market
  • Location: Holland Farmers Market
  • Eighth Street Market Place Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 10am-12pm
  • Admission: free
  • Phone: 616-796-0472

 The Kids Activities take place every Wednesday from 10 am – 12:00 pm from June11 through August 27. Each week the Farmers Market partners with a local non-profit organization or business to host creative, educational and hands-on activities for children ages 3 - 10. Activities are free to attend and begin with a Market Story Time led by the Herrick District Library....

Organ Concerts at Pillar Church

June 04, 2014 to August 27, 2014 (Every Wednesday)
  • Venue: Pillar Church
  • Location: Pillar Church
  • 57 East 10th St. Holland, Michigan 49423
  • Times: 12:15 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 616-392-8686

WEDNESDAY NOON ORGAN CONCERTS 12:15 PM JUNE 4                       Jane Bosko JUNE 11                      David Heinze JUNE 18    &...

Wednesday Night Sailboat Races

June 11, 2014 to September 24, 2014 (Every Wednesday)

 Bayshore Yacht Club hosts the largest Wednesday night racing fleet this side of Lake Michigan. This is an all volunteer organization for both boats and people.   June 11, 2014 June 18, 2014 July 9, 2014 July 16, 2014 July 23, 2014 July 30, 2014 August 6, 2014 August 13, 2014 August 20, 2014 August 27, 2014 Fall Series September 3, 2014 Septe...

Wine[d] Up Downtown

Started March 27, 2013 (Every Wednesday)

Receive half off bottles of wine ninety dollars or less every Wednesday from 4pm to close.

On-Going Events

Coppercraft Distillery Tours

Started February 22, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Coppercraft Distillery
  • Location: Coppercraft Distillery
  • 184 120th Ave Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Monday-Friday 5pm, Saturday 3pm & 5pm, Sunday 3pm
  • Admission: $10 includes glass

Take a guided tour of Coppercraft's distilling process, including samples and glass!  

Exhibits

A Colorful Life: The Watercolors of Sandy Meyer

June 19, 2014 to September 06, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Sandy Meyer is a nationally recognized artist who has exhibited in more than 300 juried competitions and is a frequent award winner. In her 36 years as a professional artist she has sold more 2,000 works of art. Her works are in the permanent museums of several museums and articles about her work have appeared in several magazines. Now, her colorful watercolor work is availab...

Art and Propoganda in Nazi Occupied Holland

April 04, 2014 to October 04, 2014 (Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Venue: Holland Museum
  • Location: Holland Museum
  • 31 West 10th Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 10am to 5pm, M, W-Sat, 12noon-5pm Sundays
  • Admission: $7
  • Phone: 616-392-9084

Art and Propaganda in Nazi Occupied Holland is a traveling exhibit for mature audiences that was developed and sponsored by The Anne Frank Center USA. It is based on three collections from the archives of The Anne Frank Center, USA: 1) eight original lithographs by Henri Pieck, drawn during his internment at Buchenwald concentration camp, 2) twelve linoleum & woodcut prin...

Artist Alliance Exhibition

July 03, 2014 to August 30, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Venue: Holland Area Arts Council
  • Location: Holland Area Arts Council
  • 150 E 8th St Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Monday-Thursday, 10am-8pm; Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-3pm; Closed Sunday; Closed July 4-5
  • Admission: FREE
  • Phone: 616-396-3278

The Artist Alliance is a diverse group of 15 professional, emerging and recognized fine artists who represent a variety of discipline. Members of the Artists Alliance are united in the desire to create, educate and exhibit. Formed in 1992, it began as an effort to display more art in public and professional venues. Marketing their work as a group, the artists provide exhibits f...

H2O: Why and Wherefore Exhibition

June 26, 2014 to August 30, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Members of the Holland Friends of Art celebrate its 50th year by sharing artwork focusing on the various aspects and impact of water. Our communities along the lakeshore have a unique relationship with water and its landscapes but water accounts for so much more. From recreation to survival, water holds the key to life on Earth. The participating artists were asked to contr...

That's Random: Discovering the Museum's Unseen Collections

June 13, 2014 to August 17, 2014
  • Venue: Holland Museum
  • Location: Holland Museum
  • 31 West 10th Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 10am to 5pm, M, W-Sat, 12noon-5pm Sundays
  • Admission: $7
  • Phone: 616-796-3329

This exhibit was designed by the Museum Youth Leadership Advisory Committee and features pieces from the museum's collection that are unique and not often seen by the public. The students researched the stories of each piece- "we focused on the phrase "mysteries at the museum" and how the origins, uses and names of mmany objects are unknown until the stories behi...

07-24-2014

Special Events

"Big Red" Boat Cruise and Tour

July 24, 2014
  • Venue: Dunton Park
  • Location: Dunton Park Boat Launch
  • 290 Howard Ave. Holland, MI 49424
  • Times: 4:30PM
  • Phone: 616-796-3321

Holland Museum is offering a rare opportunity to the public to experience our favorite Michigan Lighthouse, “Big Red” on Thursday July 24, 2014. Over the years, "Big Red” has taken on a life of its own, popular with painters, photographers, beach-goers, and boaters. Especially now with restrictions on access to the area surrounding “Big Red”...

Art in the Alley

June 12, 2014 to August 28, 2014 (Every Thursday)

Every Thursday during the summer, downtown Holland is filled with street performers. In conjunction with their artistic efforts, we offer a different art project for you and your family to enjoy for free with their music. We will be just outside the Arts Council in our "alley" waiting for you!

Family Kayaking

July 24, 2014

Join the Outdoor Discovery Center for a kayak adventure! First time paddlers will enjoy the casual exploration of Gilligan Lake from single or double kayaks. Look for wildlife including birds, reptiles and amphibians with your naturalist guide. Personal water bottle recommended. Paddlers must be at least 8 years old to use a boat on their own. A limited number of double kayaks...

Night School: Cocktails Class

July 24, 2014 to September 25, 2014 (Recurring monthly on the 4th Thursday)

Coppercraft Night School: Come for the education, stay for the drink.  June 26 - Cocktails 101 Home bar set up, ingredient basics and recipe building. Refining cocktail techniques.  July 24 - Whiskey Cocktails Make prohibition era cocktails featuring Coppercraft's first aged spirit. August 28 - Harvest Cocktails Learn to create cocktails focusted o...

Ottawa County Fair

July 21, 2014 to July 26, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

 Join us for the annual Ottawa County Fair, complete with rides on the midway, harness racing, animals, and lots of good food and fun!!   discount tickets at www.elliottsamusement.com

Summer Film Series at the Knickerbocker Theatre

July 24, 2014 to August 14, 2014 (Every Thursday)

TICKET PRICES    Adults $6   |   Seniors $5   |   18 & under $5   |   Hope faculty & staff $5   |          Hope students are free with ID!        The Adventures of Tintin JULY 24 Rated: PG Runtime: 107 Minutes Genre: Animation/Adventure...

Weekly Events

Hope Summer Repertory Theatre

June 13, 2014 to August 08, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Locations vary. See "Details" below or visit HSRT's website
  • Times: Days & Times vary. See "Details" below or visit HSRT's website
  • Admission: Musicals: Adults $25-30, Senior/Faculty/Staff $22-28, 18 y.o. & under $15; Plays: Adults $20-24, Senior/Faculty & Staff $18-22, 18 y.o, & younger $15; Children's Performance Troupe: All tickets $15
  • Phone: 616-395-7890

The Hope Summer Repertory Theater is proud to announce its lineup for their Summer season!  HSRT is West Michigan’s premier professional theatre company for the last 43 years. We are also distinguished by the wide variety of our plays, performed by one resident acting company. We produce 7 shows in rotation every summer on 3 different stages&mda...

Live Music

Started March 07, 2013 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Live Music at Itty Bitty

Live Music at Boatwerks

May 22, 2014 to August 31, 2014 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Saturday)

Schedule is generally as follows, please check the website for specific times and artists: Thursdays  8-11pm, Saturday  9pm-midnight, Sundays 3-5pm and  7-10pm

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