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04-30-2016

Special Events

"More Than Tulips" Garden Tours

April 30, 2016 to May 01, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Windmill Island Gardens
  • Location: Windmill Island Gardens
  • 7th Street and Lincoln Avenue Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 11am & 1 pm (please call our office at 616-355-1030 if you have a group interested in a different time)
  • Admission: Tours are included with General Admission to Windmill Island Gardens ($9 Adults, $5 Kids 3-15)
  • Phone: 616-355-1030

For gardeners who've been waiting all winter to see green again, nothing is more welcome than the sight of early spring flowers. Even before the tulips make their famous appearance, the many perennial flowers, shrubs and of course bulbs, fill the landscape with extraordinary beauty. At Windmill Island Gardens the show begins, believe it or not, in late February with snowdrops a...

3rd Annual Hellkaat Hundie & Hellkitten Fiddie

April 30, 2016
  • Location: Event starts at 3rd Coast Cycle
  • 5211 Cherry Av Hudsonville, MI 49426
  • Times: 8am
  • Admission: Donation for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Phone: 616-662-1710

  Extending an invite to the 3rd Annual HELLKAAT HUNDIE or the HELLKITTEN FIDDIE, Michigan's 100 mile gravel road race (or 50 miles for the kitten) from 3RD COAST CYCLES. This race is a fundraiser for JDRF, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the first year we raised about $2500 with 150 racers. In it's second year you all stepped up and we had over 200 racers a...

Bill Bird Workshop at Jonker's Garden

April 30, 2016
  • Venue: Jonker's Garden
  • Location: Jonker's Garden
  • 897 Lincoln Avenue Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 10am
  • Admission: FREE, but please RSVP at 616-392-7234, ext12
  • Phone: 616-392-7234

Who knows what Wild Bill will come up with this year? Enjoy his unbridled enthusiasm and imagination, and see it translated into ideas of floral beauty that you can use around your own home! He'll share new ideas collected over the last year. Be prepared for a real treat! RSVP please: 616.392.7234 ext. 12.

David Stout with special guests Mark Harrell & The Zannies

April 30, 2016
  • Venue: Park Theatre
  • Location: Park Theatre
  • 248 South River Avenue Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Doors at 8pm, Show at 8:30pm
  • Admission: $5 in advance, $8 day of show
  • Phone: 616-929-9249

Lead Singer/Guitarist David Stout, is the youngest of four musically talented brothers. He has taken influences from blues, jazz and alternative bands and combined them into his own writing style. Taking sounds from several different music genres, David has a writing style heavily driven by guitars and more importantly lyrics. David's lyrics capture the emotions that he has obs...

Family Night Out: Glow Skate Party

April 30, 2016
  • Venue: Home Roller Rink
  • Location: Home Roller Rink
  • 12521 James Street Holland, MI 49424
  • Times: 6pm to 9pm
  • Admission: $8 for kids 10 & under; $10 for kids 11 & up (both prices include skates)
  • Phone: 616-594-0046

A Family Night Out Glow Skate Party Saturday April 30 at The Home Roller Rink. 10 and under only $8 including skates and 11 and up only $10 including skates. Free glow sticks while supplies last! Bring the whole family for a night of family fun!

Fustini's School of Cooking: Center of the Plate - Carnivore

April 30, 2016
  • Venue: Fustini's Oils and Vinegars
  • Location: Fustini's Oils and Vinegars
  • 24 East Eighth Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 6-8:30pm
  • Admission: $69 per person; includes a 10% discount on products purchased the day of the class
  • Phone: 616-392-1111

No appetizer, no salad, no dessert. This class works with all the meats! Grilled NY Strip Steak with Bercy Butter; Butter Crumb and Dill Baked Cod; Baby Back Ribs with Asian Blackberry Glaze; Pineapple Mango Chicken; Pistachio Crusted Lamp Lollipop with Fig Compote & Brie. Cost is $69 per person. Each person will receive a 10% discount off of products purchased the day of...

Fustini's School of Cooking: Cookbook Masters - Emeril Lagasse

April 30, 2016
  • Venue: Fustini's Oils and Vinegars
  • Location: Fustini's Oils and Vinegars
  • 24 East Eighth Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 12-2:30pm
  • Admission: $59 per person; includes a 10% discount on products purchased the day of the class
  • Phone: 616-392-1111

"BAM! We are kicking it up a notch!" Join Chef Andy in creating flavors that will have you saying "Aw, yeah!" Arugula Duck and Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Brown Sugar Vinegar, Vinegar and Honey Pecans; Crab Cakes with Chili Lime Dressing and Mango Cucumber Relish; Jambalaya Grits; Steak Delmonico; Delmonico Fluff. Cost is $59 per person and includes 10% d...

Hope College 150th Anniversary Event: A Choral Piece Commissioned by Tommye Leenhout MacDoniels

April 30, 2016

Tommye Leenhouts MacDoniels, a 1966 graduate of Hope College, has been a singer with The Washington Chorus in Washington, D.C., which received a Grammy for its performance of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem, sung at the Kennedy Center. Tommye began singing with the chorus in 1988.

Hops' Bloody Mary Bar

Started March 26, 2016 (Every Sunday, Saturday)

Hops' Bloody Mary Bar is a wonderful way to start off a Saturday or Sunday! We have many options for you to personalize your bloody mary -- different types of spirits, mixes, sauces, and ingredients from which to choose.

Interactive Dinner at CityVu Events

April 30, 2016
  • Venue: CityVu Events
  • Location: CityVu Events
  • 61 East Seventh Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 5:30pm to 9:30pm
  • Admission: $75.00 per adult
  • Phone: 616-796-2100

Cook in style with CityFlatsHotel Executive Chef, Shelly Rash. Learn to cook a four-course themed dinner with wine pairings for each course. The Interactive Dinner is a great way to try new cuisine, meet new friends, and add some great recipes to your kitchen repertoire. Chef Shelly will provide hands-on instruction for the New Orleans themed class on Saturday, April 30th from ...

It Is Well Ballet

April 28, 2016 to April 30, 2016 (Recurring daily)

It Is Well is an original ballet inspired by the true story of Grand Rapids resident Diet Eman who was imprisoned under Hitler for her efforts in hiding Jews in the Nazi-controlled Netherlands. Follow in Diet’s footsteps as she struggles with doubt, uncertainty and loss. Experience the beauty of God’s abiding love and grace as Diet finds joy in the midst of terri...

It Is Well Ballet

April 30, 2016 (Recurring daily)

It Is Well is an original ballet inspired by the true story of Grand Rapids resident Diet Eman who was imprisoned under Hitler for her efforts in hiding Jews in the Nazi-controlled Netherlands. Follow in Diet’s footsteps as she struggles with doubt, uncertainty and loss. Experience the beauty of God’s abiding love and grace as Diet finds joy in the midst of terri...

Leaving Iowa

April 28, 2016 to April 30, 2016 (Recurring daily)

The spark behind Leaving Iowa comes from being children of parents from the now dubbed "greatest generation." The story is a toast to their idealism and character and a little roast of their undying dedication to the classic family road trip. More specifically, it is the story of Don Browning, a middle-aged writer, who returns home and decides to finally take his fa...

Michigan Turtles

April 30, 2016

Michigan Reptile expert, Jim McGrath will return for a close look at our native turtle species—live and up-close. Learn about the diversity of habits and habitats among our eight Michigan residents. Fee: $3 per person–Free for Friends of DeGraaf. Please call to register.

Native Plants

April 30, 2016
  • Venue: Hemlock Crossing
  • Location: Hemlock Crossing
  • 8115 West Olive Rd. West Olive, MI 49460
  • Times: 12-2pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • Phone: 616-786-4847

Presented by: Vern Stephens, Designs By Nature This program will focus on the value of planting native wildflowers, site selection, plant selection, planting techniques and maintenance of native landscapes. The slideshow will showcase several wildflowers and grasses.  

Plant an Herb Garden Workshop at Jonker's Garden

April 30, 2016
  • Venue: Jonker's Garden
  • Location: Jonker's Garden
  • 897 Lincoln Avenue Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 11:45am
  • Admission: $55 per person - RSVP at 616-392-7234 ext 12
  • Phone: 616-392-7234

How would you like to step out the back door and snip a few fresh herbs to add to your salad or stew? It's easier than you think, and we'll help you plant them in this workshop. The cost starts at $55.00 and includes a crate, basket, or hanging planter and enough herb plants and soil to make a wonderful herb garden. ! RSVP please: 616.392.7234 ext. 12.

The Jack and Jeff Revue - Live Music at Macatawa Ale Company

April 30, 2016

Local legends that never disappoint!

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!

Coppercraft Distillery Tours

Started March 05, 2015 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Venue: Coppercraft Distillery
  • Location: Coppercraft Distillery
  • 184 120th Ave Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Every hour on the hour: Wed 4pm to 8pm, Thu 4pm to 9pm, Fri & Sat 2pm to 9pm
  • Admission: $10 includes glass
  • Phone: 616-796-8274

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

Live Music at the Itty Bitty Bar

Started January 15, 2015 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Live Music at Itty Bitty every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday except holidays.

On-Going Events

Best Pals Animal Rescue Center Community Fundraiser at Hops Throughout April

April 01, 2016 to April 30, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Hops at 84 East
  • Location: Hops at 84 East
  • 84 East Eighth Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Mondays - Thursdays 11am to 12am; Fridays & Saturdays 11am to 1am; Sundays 11am to 9pm
  • Phone: 616-212-3368

Enjoy Hops' delicious Mushroom, Spinach, and Roasted Garlic Pizza AND help Best Pals Animal Rescue Center! For every such pizza ordered, Hops will donate $5 to Best Pals. And another $1 for each GROWLER fill. Vegan and gluten free option available.

Exhibits

Debut 2016: High School Duried Art Exhibition

March 10, 2016 to April 30, 2016 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Venue: Holland Area Arts Council
  • Location: Holland Area Arts Council - Padnos & Armstrong Galleries
  • 150 E 8th St Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Mon, Tue, Thu: 10am-8pm; Wed: 10am-6pm; Fri: 10am-5pm; Sat: 10am-3pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • Phone: 616-396-3278

Every spring, the Holland Area Arts Council presents Début, our High School Juried Art Exhibition. This exhibition gives high school students the opportunity to experience the process of a real juried exhibition and to showcase their talents. Through this experience, we hope to instill in them the joy and the challenge that art brings to our lives. This year, fourtee...

Holland Friends of Art Spring Show

April 21, 2016 to June 11, 2016 (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: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 10am to 8pm; Wednesdays 10am to 6pm; Fridays 10am to 5pm; Saturdays 10am to 3pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 616-396-3278

Every year, Holland Friends of Art members bring their artwork to brighten one of our galleries before, during, and after Tulip Time. The Arts Council looks forward to showing off local talent during such a busy season! This year, their spring theme encouraged members to bring a variety of subjects that spark the energy of spring. Their work will be on display in the Lievense G...

Hope College Graduating Senior Art Show

April 08, 2016 to May 08, 2016 (Recurring daily)
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