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Special Events

BeerBQ @ Pub on 8th - Pall Malls

July 30, 2016

The Pall Malls will take you on a unique musical journey. Featuring composer/percussionist Marty Gabert, and songwriter/guitarist/bassist Alec Johnston, along with some special guests.

Ensign Benson Book Signing

July 30, 2016
  • Location: Tin Ceiling
  • 10 E. 8th Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 1pm-3pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 616-395-2623

The Tin Ceiling is hosting Ensign Tyler Benson the author of the Coast Guard series, “THE ADVENTURES OF ONYX”.   He will be signing all seven of the current series books as well as introducing the new children’s board book, “Rosie the Response Boat.”  

Gospel Music Barn & Chapel Celebration

July 01, 2016 to July 30, 2016 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Gospel Music Barn & Chapel
  • 6881 64th Avenue Hudsonville, MI 49426
  • Times: 6pm
  • Admission: Free Will Offering
  • Phone: 616-669-3059

  The schedule is full of wonderful music programs. We want to bring you quality Gospel Music  The kitchen will open at 5:00 PM and the concert will start at 6:00 PM. This should help those who are working. The food will be a picnic type menu with hamburgs, hotdogs, potato salad and baked beans, chips, etc. Check the website for any changes that might ha...

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD book release party

July 30, 2016
  • Location: Reader's World
  • 194 S. River Avenue Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Saturday, July 30 10:30 p.m. to Sunday, July 31 12:30 a.m.
  • Admission: r.s.v.p. by July 27
  • Phone: 616-396-8548

Celebrate the release of the eigth story, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, nineteen years later!  Here are some highlights of our HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD book release party: *Write your thoughts about HARRY POTTER on the Muggle Wall *Giveaways which include lightning bolt tattoos, coloring sheets, decal stickers *Light treats and beverage *C...

Hope Summer Repertory Theatre:The Fantasticks

July 30, 2016
  • Venue: DeWitt Theatre
  • Location: DeWitt Theatre
  • 141 East 12th Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 2pm & 8pm
  • Admission: $27-$33
  • Phone: 616-395-7890

The Fantasticks July 22, 23, 25, 27, 30* August 1, 3, 5, 9, 11 8 p.m. DeWitt Theatre  141 East 12th StreetHolland, MI  49423-3607    By Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt A funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator of our story tells us to use our imagination and follow Matt and...

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.

Jazz @ Pub on 8th - John Shea Trio

July 31, 2016

West Michigan favorite: The John Shea Trio is famous for playing the great American songbook: Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, etc. they have a light swinging style that is welcome everywhere. Come hear this hot commodity in a great lakeshore setting!

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. May 27:  The Jack And Jeff Revue May 28:  The Jack and Jeff Revue June 3:   Delilah Dewilde and The Lost boys June 4:   The Sanger Brothers June 10:  Dying will be Easy June 11:  Loose ...

Live Music at Boatwerks!

May 27, 2016 to September 02, 2016 (Every Friday, Saturday)

Enjoy live music and views of Lake Macatawa from the Boatwerks patio every day! Live Music Monday-Thursday 6pm-9pm, Friday & Saturday 7pm-10m and Sunday 1pm-4pm and Sunday 5pm-8pm. Outside on the patio, in case of inclement weather the show will go on inside in the Runabout Lounge!

Live Music at Boatwerks!

May 29, 2016 to September 04, 2016 (Every Sunday)

Enjoy live music and views of Lake Macatawa from the Boatwerks patio every day! Live Music Monday-Thursday 6pm-9pm, Friday & Saturday 7pm-10m and Sunday 1pm-4pm and Sunday 5pm-8pm. In case of inclement weather, musicians will perform inside in the Runabout Lounge!

Maryland State Boychoir

July 31, 2016

Maryland State Boychoir July 31, 7:30 p.m. St. Francis de Sales Church The Maryland State Boychoir performs a variety of music as part of their eight-day cross country tour, including sacred masterworks, contemporary, gospel, spirituals, and folk songs. Admission is free, but a free will offering will be taken to help support the tour's expenses.  

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!

Ottawa County Fair

July 25, 2016 to July 30, 2016

Join us for the annual Ottawa County Fair, complete with rides on the midway, harness racing, animals, and lots of good food and fun!!  More Details to Come - check website link above.

Say Yes to Michigan!

June 29, 2016 to September 04, 2016 (Every Sunday, 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.; Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Admission: This exhibit is free with regular museum admission. Museum admission is $7.00 for adults, $6.00 for seniors, and $4.00 for students. Members are free.
  • Phone: 616-796-3329

From the beachside towns along the coast of Lake Michigan to the untamed beauty of the Upper Peninsula, generations of Michiganders have spent their summers exploring our two peninsulas. Childhood memories of rest stop picnics, afternoon swims, and the adventure of the open road are treasured reminders that, although time marches onward, the joy of vacationing in Michigan remai...

Youth Summer Extravaganza

July 30, 2016
  • Location: Celebration Community Church (Faith CRC Building)
  • 85 West 26th Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Starts at 5pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • Phone: 210-416-5184

Free Youth Event, Food, Games, Prizes and More!

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! 

Farmers Market

May 21, 2016 to December 17, 2016
  • Venue: Holland Farmers Market
  • Location: Holland Farmers Market
  • Eighth Street Market Place
    150 West Eighth Street Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: 8am-3pm
  • Phone: 616-355-1130

Buy fresh produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, meats cheeses, spices and more from over 50 vendors. Enjoy breakfast or lunch at our Food Court. Our Chef Series is from May 21 through September 10, at 10am. Watch as one of our local chefs prepares dishes using items from the Market. Join us for another great year!! 

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

Garden Week

July 24, 2016 to July 30, 2016
  • Venue: Windmill Island Gardens
  • Location: Windmill Island Gardens
  • 7th Street and Lincoln Avenue Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Starting: 9:00 AM
  • Admission: $9 adults $5 youth; FREE for residents
  • Phone: 616-355-1030

Garden Week July 24-30, 2016 Visit the gardens when the flowers are at their peak. Enjoy special guided tours of the gardens. Other activities are in the works for this week. More details will be provided soon!

Exhibits

Not Lost, Just Looking: Artwork by Lucas Moneypenny

July 22, 2016 to August 22, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Holland Area Arts Council
  • Location: Holland Area Arts Council
  • 150 E 8th St Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Monday, 5:30-8 pm; Tuesday, Thursday, 10am-8pm; Wednesday, 10am-6pm; Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-3pm; Sunday, 12-3pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • Phone: 616-396-3278

An alumni of Grand Valley State University, Lucas Moneypenny earned his Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting. The pursuit of his work explores the relationship between the spiritual and the physical. He attempts to culturally place his beliefs in a contemporary conversation, as inspired by religious works. In the act of painting his objective is to provoke curiosity and lasting e...

Speramus Meliora. Resurget Cineribus. Photography by Steve Karsten

July 22, 2016 to August 26, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Holland Area Arts Council
  • Location: Holland Area Arts Council
  • 150 E 8th St Holland, MI 49423
  • Times: Monday, 5:30-8 pm; Tuesday, Thursday, 10am-8pm; Wednesday, 10am-6pm; Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-3pm; Sunday, 12-3pm
  • Phone: 616-396-3278

"'Speramus Meliora. Resurget Cineribus.' We hope for better things. It will arise from the ashes." The motto chosen for Detroit in 1805 after a disasterous fire, now seems strangely applicable today. Detroit has been the epicenter of many developments and devastations of America. This exhibit focuses on photos of Detroit from 2013-2015, as the city entered into, strug...

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