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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: September 8-10

by Jill P

 

Family fun is in the air this weekend! This weekend is packed with tons of family fun that you won’t want to miss! September is off to a great start.

We encourage you to check our full weekend Event Calendar too! There is so much to do this weekend.

WEEKEND FAMILY FUN

Some of our top picks for this weekend:

photo courtesy of the KIA-See Your Selfie Back To School Bash at the KIA

FRIDAY

Fri 09/08/2017
Flick’s Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
Kalamazoo State Theatre 90th Anniversary Celebration 
Kalamazoo State Theatre, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Fri 09/08/2017
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
See Your Selfie Back To School Bash at the KIA
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Outdoor Movie Night – Moana
Celery Flats, Portage, Michigan

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Touch-A-Tractor at Gull Meadow Farms

SATURDAY

Sat 09/09/2017
8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Insane Inflatable 5K
Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Touch-A-Tractor
Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, Mi
Sat 09/09/2017
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Play with your Food!
Portage District Library, Portage, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bicycle Safety Rodeo
Woodward School for Technology & Research, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Sat 09/09/2017
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Outdoor Youth Day
Historic Charlton Park, Hastings, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
100th Anniversary Celebration of 225 Parsons Street
Heritage Guitar, Kalamazoo, MI

Grandparent’s Day at Stokes Homestead Farm Market

SUNDAY

Sun 09/10/2017
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Grandparent’s Day
Stokes Homestead Farm Market, Grand Junction, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Touch-A-Tractor
Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, Mi
Sun 09/10/2017
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Storefronts of Portage (Celery Flats Historical Tours Series)
Celery Flats Historic Area, Portage, MI

FESTIVALS AND FAIRS

Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival, Paw Paw

Allegan County Fair, Allegan

Apple & BBQ Festival, Mears

 

FALL FAMILY FUN!

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


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!

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

 

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EVENT CALENDAR FOR THIS WEEKEND

 

September 8, 2017

Date/Time Event
Fri 09/08/2017
Allegan County Fair
Allegan County Fair, Allegan, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
Antique Engine and Tractor Show
Michigan Flywheelers Museum, South Haven, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
Apple & BBQ Festival
Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Mears, Michigan
Fri 09/08/2017
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
Kalamazoo State Theatre 90th Anniversary Celebration 09/08/2017
Kalamazoo State Theatre, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Fri 09/08/2017
Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival
Downtown Paw Paw, Paw Paw, Mi
Fri 09/08/2017
Wellspring Open House & Class Registration Night
Wellspring Dance Academy, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Fri 09/08/2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
38th Annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals North
Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Hummingbird Banding
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
Goodrich Kalamazoo 10, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Plainwell's Farmers' Market
Plainwell Farmers’ Market, Plainwell, Michigan
Fri 09/08/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime!
Richland Library, Richland, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Storytime
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Play and Learn
Kalamazoo Library- Powell Branch, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lunchtime Live!
Bronson Park, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come Home to Vine - A Neighborhood Celebration
South Westnedge Park, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
See Your Selfie Back To School Bash at the KIA
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ART HOP: DOUBLE STRUNG
Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 09/08/2017
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Outdoor Movie Night - Moana
Celery Flats, Portage, Michigan

September 9, 2017

Date/Time Event
Sat 09/09/2017
Allegan County Fair
Allegan County Fair, Allegan, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
Antique Engine and Tractor Show
Michigan Flywheelers Museum, South Haven, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
Apple & BBQ Festival
Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Mears, Michigan
Sat 09/09/2017
Come Home to Vine - A Neighborhood Celebration
South Westnedge Park, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival
Downtown Paw Paw, Paw Paw, Mi
Sat 09/09/2017
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kalamazoo Farmers Market
Kalamazoo Farmers’ Market, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
38th Annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals North
Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Bird Banding Up Close
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Otsego City Farmers Market
Otsego City Farmers’ Market,, Otsego , MI
Sat 09/09/2017
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Texas Township Farmers Market
Texas Township Farmers’ Market, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Insane Inflatable 5K
Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Alamo Farmers & Crafters’ Market
Alamo Farmers & Crafters’ Market, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Battle Creek Farmers Market
Battle Creek Farmers Market, Battle Creek, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friends Fall Bag-of-Books Sale
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sat 09/09/2017 - Sun 09/10/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Joe Farmers Market
Lake Bluff Park, St. Joseph, Michigan
Sat 09/09/2017
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Touch-A-Tractor
Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, Mi
Sat 09/09/2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
West Michigan Mom's Sale
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bicycle Safety Rodeo
Woodward School for Technology & Research, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Sat 09/09/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Creature Feature
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
Goodrich Kalamazoo 10, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outdoor Youth Day
Historic Charlton Park, Hastings, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Fun Cupcake Projects for All Ages
Portage District Library, Portage, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Play with your Food!
Portage District Library, Portage, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
100th Anniversary Celebration of 225 Parsons Street
Heritage Guitar, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Art Detectives
Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
11:00 am - 11:30 am
How to Catch a Monster Storytime
Barnes and Noble, Portage, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eco Raft Race
Mayors’ Riverfront Park, Kalamazoo,
Sat 09/09/2017
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hawks on the Wing: An Evening for the Birds
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Best Block Party Ever!
Gracespring Bible Church, Richland, MI
Sat 09/09/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Weekend Swim
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI

September 10, 2017

Date/Time Event
Sun 09/10/2017
Allegan County Fair
Allegan County Fair, Allegan, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
Antique Engine and Tractor Show
Michigan Flywheelers Museum, South Haven, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
Conor Oberst @ The Kalamazoo State Theatre 9/10/2017!
Kalamazoo State Theatre, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Sun 09/10/2017
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival
Downtown Paw Paw, Paw Paw, Mi
Sun 09/10/2017
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
38th Annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals North
Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pancakes & Pins
Airway Lanes, Portage, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Paw Paw Farmer's Market
Downtown Paw Paw, Paw Paw, Mi
Sun 09/10/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
Goodrich Kalamazoo 10, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Grandparent's Day
Stokes Homestead Farm Market, Grand Junction, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Portage Market
Portage Senior Center, Portage, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Touch-A-Tractor
Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, Mi
Sun 09/10/2017
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Storefronts of Portage (Celery Flats Historical Tours Series)
Celery Flats Historic Area, Portage, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Family Discovery Hike
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Weekend Skate
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Weekend Swim
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 09/10/2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Grandparents Day Tike Hike at Portman Nature Preserve
Portman Nature Preserve, Paw Paw, 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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