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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: September 22-24

by Jill P

 

Welcome to the weekend! Fall is in full swing and there is plenty to keep you busy with fall family activities and events. So, take advantage of this warm weekend and get out with your family. This weekend is PACKED with great events.

 

 

 

WEEKEND FAMILY FUN

Some of our top picks for this weekend: 

 

FRIDAY

Fri 09/22/2017
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fall Harvest Festival and Tractor Show
Historic Charlton Park, Hastings, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Autumn Festival & Kid’s Day at Wedel’s
Wedel’s Nursery, Florist and Garden Center, Kalamazoo, Mi
Fri 09/22/2017
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tweens Kindness Rock Painting
Galesburg Charleston Memorial District Library, Galesburg, Mi

SATURDAY

Candle class-photo courtesy of Kalamazoo Candle Company

 

Sat 09/23/2017
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Apple Fest 2017
Verhages Fruit Farm & Cider Mill, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Autumn Festival & Kid’s Day at Wedel’s
Wedel’s Nursery, Florist and Garden Center, Kalamazoo, Mi
Sat 09/23/2017
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Candle Class
Kalamazoo Candle Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Sat 09/23/2017
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Ride a Blueberry Harvester Day!
Stokes Homestead Farm Market, Grand Junction, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Movies on the Barn
Riverview Launch, Kalamazoo, MI

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photo courtesy of the Kalamazoo Nature Center

SUNDAY

Sun 09/24/2017
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Portage Market (Fall Fest)
Portage Senior Center, Portage, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Harvest Fest
Vicksburg Historic Village, Vicksburg, Mi
Sun 09/24/2017
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
DeLano Fall Fest
DeLano Homestead, Kalamazoo, MI

 

MORE WEEKEND FUN

We have more ideas for fall family fun this during the busy fall weekends.

  1. Go apple picking!
  2. Head out to a great fall farm and let the kiddos play.
  3. Go for a fall hike and enjoy the fall colors.
  4. Head to a local farmers’ market and enjoy the bounty of the season.
  5. Break out our list of great family photographers and schedule a family photo session.
  6. Enjoy a fun run or walk with your family. There are plenty to choose from this weekend.
  7. Find the perfect pumpkin.
  8. Get your kiddos Halloween costumes lined up.
  9. Enjoy the warm weather and head out to one of our readers’ favorite playgrounds. 
  10. Head up to Art Prize in Grand Rapids. Our friends at grkids.com have done a great job of giving you the insider tips!

 

FALL FAMILY FUN!

See our recent articles to make the most of your fall weekend time together:

 

The Ultimate Kalamazoo Fall Bucket List

 

Head Out to One of These Fall Festivals With Your Family

 


Fall Fun Walks & Runs Around Kalamazoo

 

Spectacular September Fun for Free or Cheap Around Kalamazoo

 

 

Flick’s Family Film Festival Returns to Celebration! Cinema This Fall &

Kalamazoo 10’s FREE Weekend Morning Movies Returns this Fall!

 

2017 Fall Mom to Mom Sales & Consignment Sales

 

Stay tuned! We have a ton of fall info coming your way.

 

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EVENT CALENDAR FOR THIS WEEKEND

 

September 22, 2017

Date/Time Event
Fri 09/22/2017 - Sat 09/23/2017
Annual Fall Fest
Downtown St.Joseph, St. Joseph, Michigan (MI)
Fri 09/22/2017
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fall Harvest Festival and Tractor Show
Historic Charlton Park, Hastings, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Hummingbird Banding
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Autumn Festival & Kid's Day at Wedel's
Wedel’s Nursery, Florist and Garden Center, Kalamazoo, Mi
Fri 09/22/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
Goodrich Kalamazoo 10, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Music and Movement
Otsego District Library, Otsego, Michigan
Fri 09/22/2017
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Plainwell's Farmers' Market
Plainwell Farmers’ Market, Plainwell, Michigan
Fri 09/22/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime!
Richland Library, Richland, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Storytime
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Play and Learn
Kalamazoo Library- Powell Branch, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Toddler Time Yoga - September
Just Move Fitness and More, Portage, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lunchtime Live!
Bronson Park, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/22/2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Teen Scene
Otsego District Library, Otsego, Michigan
Fri 09/22/2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tweens Kindness Rock Painting
Galesburg Charleston Memorial District Library, Galesburg, Mi

September 23, 2017

Date/Time Event
Sat 09/23/2017
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
Kalamazoo Heart Walk
Kalamazoo Growler’s, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
Kalamazoo Heart Walk
Kalamazoo Growlers, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kalamazoo Farmers Market
Kalamazoo Farmers’ Market, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Bird Banding Up Close
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fall Harvest Festival and Tractor Show
Historic Charlton Park, Hastings, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Otsego City Farmers Market
Otsego City Farmers’ Market,, Otsego , MI
Sat 09/23/2017
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Texas Township Farmers Market
Texas Township Farmers’ Market, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Alamo Farmers & Crafters’ Market
Alamo Farmers & Crafters’ Market, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Apple Fest 2017
Verhages Fruit Farm & Cider Mill, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Autumn Festive & Kid's Day at Wedel's
Wedel’s Nursery, Florist and Garden Center, Kalamazoo, Mi
Sat 09/23/2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Battle Creek Farmers Market
Battle Creek Farmers Market, Battle Creek, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sat 09/23/2017 - Sun 09/24/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Joe Farmers Market
Lake Bluff Park, St. Joseph, Michigan
Sat 09/23/2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Candle Class
Kalamazoo Candle Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Sat 09/23/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Creature Feature
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
Goodrich Kalamazoo 10, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kalamazoo Reptile & Exotic Pet Expo
Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
National Alpaca Open Farm Days
Country Lakes Alpacas & Farm Store, Lawton, Mi
Sat 09/23/2017
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ride a Blueberry Harvester Day!
Stokes Homestead Farm Market, Grand Junction, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Big Words for Little Geniuses Storytime
Barnes and Noble, Portage, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Point1k.com
Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St.Joseph Wine Festival and Public Art Auction
Whirlpool Centennial Park, St. Joseph, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Weekend Swim
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/23/2017
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Movies on the Barn
Riverview Launch, Kalamazoo, MI

September 24, 2017

Date/Time Event
Sun 09/24/2017
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fall Harvest Festival and Tractor Show
Historic Charlton Park, Hastings, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Apple Fest 2017
Verhages Fruit Farm & Cider Mill, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pancakes & Pins
Airway Lanes, Portage, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Paw Paw Farmer's Market
Downtown Paw Paw, Paw Paw, Mi
Sun 09/24/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
Goodrich Kalamazoo 10, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Portage Market (Fall Fest)
Portage Senior Center, Portage, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
15th Annual Harvest Fest
Tillers International, Scotts, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Harvest Fest
Vicksburg Historic Village, Vicksburg, Mi
Sun 09/24/2017
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portage, Yesterday and Today (Celery Flats Historical Tours Series)
Celery Flats Historic Area, Portage, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bronson Children's Hospital 5K Run & Walk
Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DeLano Fall Fest
DeLano Homestead, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historic Drake Farmstead Open House
Benjamin Drake Farmstead, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Weekend Skate
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 09/24/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Weekend Swim
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI

Need more ideas for family fun? Remember to check our Events Calendar at KZOOkids.com. What fun things will you be doing this weekend?

 

 

 

 

Jill P

Jill is a mom of a busy 8 year old son. KZOOkids.com was started in 2013 to showcase all of the great things to do in and around Kalamazoo. When not working the KZOOkids.com website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.

 

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