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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: September 29- October 1

by Jill P

 

It’s finally starting to feel like fall! Fall is a great time to get outdoors with your family and explore. It looks like we’ll have great weather this weekend.

See our ideas for fall weekend fun, some of our Weekend Picks, and our full weekend event calendar. There is something for everyone in your family this weekend!

 

FALL WEEKEND FUN

See our ideas for fall family fun this weekend:

  1. Go apple picking!
  2. This weekend only, catch the Alaskan Lumberjack Show at Gull Meadow Farms.
  3. Head out to a great fall farm and let the kiddos play.
  4. Get lost in a corn maze!
  5. Head to a local farmers’ market and enjoy the bounty of the season.
  6. Enjoy a fun run or walk with your family.
  7. Find the perfect pumpkin.
  8. Get fresh donuts & apple cider from your favorite farm.
  9. Head up to Art Prize in Grand Rapids and check out the art.
  10. Schedule a Mom’s Night Out with your best mom-friends.

WEEKEND FAMILY FUN

Some of our top picks for this weekend: 

FRIDAY

Fri 09/29/2017
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Lunchtime Live!
Bronson Park, Kalamazoo, MI

SATURDAY

Sat 09/30/2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
30th Annual Creative Arts Festival
Otsego Chamber of Commerce, Otsego, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mary Poppins
Kalamazoo State Theatre, Kalamazoo, Michigan

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SUNDAY

 

Sun 10/01/2017
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
St. Luke’s Animal Fair
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 10/01/2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Rebecca Green Presents: How To Make Friends With A Ghost
Bookbug, Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

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 29, 2017

Date/Time Event
Fri 09/29/2017
Alaskan Lumberjack Show
Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, Mi
Fri 09/29/2017
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Fri 09/29/2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Hummingbird Banding
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/29/2017
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Fri 09/29/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
Goodrich Kalamazoo 10, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/29/2017
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Music and Movement
Otsego District Library, Otsego, Michigan
Fri 09/29/2017
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Fri 09/29/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Plainwell's Farmers' Market
Plainwell Farmers’ Market, Plainwell, Michigan
Fri 09/29/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime!
Richland Library, Richland, MI
Fri 09/29/2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Storytime
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/29/2017
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Play and Learn
Kalamazoo Library- Powell Branch, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/29/2017
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lunchtime Live!
Bronson Park, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/29/2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Giant Candyland
Portage District Library, Portage, MI
Fri 09/29/2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Teen Scene
Otsego District Library, Otsego, Michigan
Fri 09/29/2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Parent Night Out (YMCA)
YMCA Portage, Portage, MI
Fri 09/29/2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tween Night
Galesburg Charleston Memorial District Library, Galesburg, Mi
Fri 09/29/2017
7:00 pm
WMU Hockey - Meet the Team Night
Lawson Ice Arena, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Fri 09/29/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Symphony presents Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, 49053

September 30, 2017

Date/Time Event
Sat 09/30/2017
Alaskan Lumberjack Show
Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, Mi
Sat 09/30/2017
Fall Festival
Bumbleberry Acres, South Haven, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
Marshall Skelton Fest
Downtown Marshall, Marshall, Mi
Sat 09/30/2017
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kalamazoo Farmers Market
Kalamazoo Farmers’ Market, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Bird Banding Up Close
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Otsego City Farmers Market
Otsego City Farmers’ Market,, Otsego , MI
Sat 09/30/2017
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Texas Township Farmers Market
Texas Township Farmers’ Market, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
30th Annual Creative Arts Festival
Otsego Chamber of Commerce, Otsego, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Alamo Farmers & Crafters’ Market
Alamo Farmers & Crafters’ Market, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Battle Creek Farmers Market
Battle Creek Farmers Market, Battle Creek, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
KCAN Superhero 5K Run/ 1K Walk
Celery Flats, Portage, Michigan
Sat 09/30/2017
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sat 09/30/2017 - Sun 10/01/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Joe Farmers Market
Lake Bluff Park, St. Joseph, Michigan
Sat 09/30/2017
9:45 am - 10:45 am
Pictures at an Exhibition
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Creature Feature
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fall Stamp and Cover Show
Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
Goodrich Kalamazoo 10, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Painting with Happy Our Art
Comstock Library, Comstock, MI`
Sat 09/30/2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Art of the Essay with Jennifer Clark
Kalamazoo Library -Oshtemo Branch, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pictures at an Exhibition
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Runny Babbit Returns Storytime
Barnes and Noble, Portage, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Disney Princess: Dream It, Be It Event at Toys R Us
Toys R Us, Portage, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Symphony presents Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, 49053
Sat 09/30/2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Marshall Skeleton Fest
Downtown Marshall, Marshall, Mi
Sat 09/30/2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mary Poppins
Kalamazoo State Theatre, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Sat 09/30/2017
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
2017 Bronco Youth Day- WMU Football
Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Weekend Swim
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
B - The Underwater Bubble Show
The Mendel Center, Benton Harbor, Michigan
Sat 09/30/2017
7:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Middle School Night Out
YMCA Portage, Portage, MI
Sat 09/30/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Symphony presents Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, 49053

October 1, 2017

Date/Time Event
Sun 10/01/2017
12:00 am
2017 Monarch March Family Fun Run & 5K
Mayors’ Riverfront Park, Kalamazoo,
Sun 10/01/2017
Alaskan Lumberjack Show
Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, Mi
Sun 10/01/2017
Fall Festival
Bumbleberry Acres, South Haven, MI
Sun 10/01/2017
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Sun 10/01/2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pancakes & Pins
Airway Lanes, Portage, MI
Sun 10/01/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Paw Paw Farmer's Market
Downtown Paw Paw, Paw Paw, Mi
Sun 10/01/2017
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Fall Stamp and Cover Show
Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 10/01/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
Goodrich Kalamazoo 10, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 10/01/2017
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sun 10/01/2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Portage Market
Portage Senior Center, Portage, MI
Sun 10/01/2017
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sun 10/01/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Family Discovery Hike
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 10/01/2017
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Family Fit Camp, benefiting Let Me Run
Just Move Fitness and More, Portage, MI
Sun 10/01/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rebecca Green Presents: How To Make Friends With A Ghost
Bookbug, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Sun 10/01/2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Luke's Animal Fair
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 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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