Community Events

Jun
2
Sun
2019
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery | Mattawan | Michigan | United States

Available Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 

Borrow a backpack, get your list of questions and hit the trails! Learn all about wetlands, forests and Wolf Lake as the questions guide you through the trails on the property and through field guides and other tools in the backpack.

Scavenger hunts are available when the Visitor Center opens until 5 p.m. They are self-guided and take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours to complete. They are fun for all ages and free of charge, and the trails are stroller/wheelchair friendly. Please note that the trails do not offer much cover from the sun or wind, so dress appropriately.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the hatchery to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

Jun
9
Sun
2019
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery | Mattawan | Michigan | United States

Available Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 

Borrow a backpack, get your list of questions and hit the trails! Learn all about wetlands, forests and Wolf Lake as the questions guide you through the trails on the property and through field guides and other tools in the backpack.

Scavenger hunts are available when the Visitor Center opens until 5 p.m. They are self-guided and take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours to complete. They are fun for all ages and free of charge, and the trails are stroller/wheelchair friendly. Please note that the trails do not offer much cover from the sun or wind, so dress appropriately.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the hatchery to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

Jun
16
Sun
2019
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery | Mattawan | Michigan | United States

Available Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 

Borrow a backpack, get your list of questions and hit the trails! Learn all about wetlands, forests and Wolf Lake as the questions guide you through the trails on the property and through field guides and other tools in the backpack.

Scavenger hunts are available when the Visitor Center opens until 5 p.m. They are self-guided and take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours to complete. They are fun for all ages and free of charge, and the trails are stroller/wheelchair friendly. Please note that the trails do not offer much cover from the sun or wind, so dress appropriately.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the hatchery to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

Jun
23
Sun
2019
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery | Mattawan | Michigan | United States

Available Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 

Borrow a backpack, get your list of questions and hit the trails! Learn all about wetlands, forests and Wolf Lake as the questions guide you through the trails on the property and through field guides and other tools in the backpack.

Scavenger hunts are available when the Visitor Center opens until 5 p.m. They are self-guided and take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours to complete. They are fun for all ages and free of charge, and the trails are stroller/wheelchair friendly. Please note that the trails do not offer much cover from the sun or wind, so dress appropriately.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the hatchery to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

Jun
30
Sun
2019
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery | Mattawan | Michigan | United States

Available Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 

Borrow a backpack, get your list of questions and hit the trails! Learn all about wetlands, forests and Wolf Lake as the questions guide you through the trails on the property and through field guides and other tools in the backpack.

Scavenger hunts are available when the Visitor Center opens until 5 p.m. They are self-guided and take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours to complete. They are fun for all ages and free of charge, and the trails are stroller/wheelchair friendly. Please note that the trails do not offer much cover from the sun or wind, so dress appropriately.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the hatchery to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

Jul
7
Sun
2019
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery | Mattawan | Michigan | United States

Available Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 

Borrow a backpack, get your list of questions and hit the trails! Learn all about wetlands, forests and Wolf Lake as the questions guide you through the trails on the property and through field guides and other tools in the backpack.

Scavenger hunts are available when the Visitor Center opens until 5 p.m. They are self-guided and take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours to complete. They are fun for all ages and free of charge, and the trails are stroller/wheelchair friendly. Please note that the trails do not offer much cover from the sun or wind, so dress appropriately.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the hatchery to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

Jul
14
Sun
2019
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm
Family Scavenger Hunts @ Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery | Mattawan | Michigan | United States

Available Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 

Borrow a backpack, get your list of questions and hit the trails! Learn all about wetlands, forests and Wolf Lake as the questions guide you through the trails on the property and through field guides and other tools in the backpack.

Scavenger hunts are available when the Visitor Center opens until 5 p.m. They are self-guided and take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours to complete. They are fun for all ages and free of charge, and the trails are stroller/wheelchair friendly. Please note that the trails do not offer much cover from the sun or wind, so dress appropriately.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the hatchery to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

Jul
17
Wed
2019
Beats on Bates @ Beats on Bates
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Beats on Bates @ Beats on Bates | Kalamazoo | Michigan | United States

The Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo is excited to renew its collaboration with the cities of Parchment, Portage, Oshtemo Township, Richland Township, and Kalamazoo to promote summer concerts in Kalamazoo County for 2019. Summertime Live will continue to promote the Arts Council’s Concerts in the Park as well Parchment’s Kindleberger Summer Festival of the Performing Arts – The Stage at Kindleberger, Oshtemo Township’s Music in the Park, the City of Portage’s Thursday Summer Entertainment Series, Richland Township’s After Hop Concert and new this year’s line up is Downtown Kalamazoo’s Beats on Bates Wednesday evening series. “We are fortunate in Kalamazoo County to have great summer music festivals that support local artists and bring different genres and introduce new artists into our community,” says Executive Director of the Arts Council, Kristen Chesak. All shows are family friendly and FREE to attend! Summertime Live is sponsored by the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo and the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation.

Enjoy live music every Wednesday, June 5 – August 28, 5-8pm, on Bates Alley, located between 200 & 276 E. Michigan Ave. Outdoor dining available along the Alley at, Olde Peninsula, fuze kitchen & bar, Grand Traverse Distillery, Green Top Tavern, Coney Island, Tempo Vino Winery, or Ouzo’s European Grill

June 5 – Dj Disobedience with Lilly Mazzone, DC, Jessica Ivey, and Abbie Maikoski
June 12 – Jazz & Creative Institute
June 19 – So Long Belladonna
June 26 – Black Arts & Cultural Center
July 10 – Boardman Brown
July 17 – The Skeletones
July 24 – Big Trouble
July 31 – Meghan Dooley Yolonda Lavender
August 7 – Out of Favor Boys
August 14 – Schlitz Creek
August 21 – Zion Lion
August 18 – Gilmore
VanBuren County Fair @ VanBuren County Fair
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
VanBuren County Fair @ VanBuren County Fair | Lawrence | Michigan | United States

Monday, July 15, 2019 is Armed Forces Day

Free admission for Veterans and Active Military until 6 pm.  Midway opens at 6 pm.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Midway opens at 1:00 pm

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 is Kids Day

Free admission until 6 pm for anyone 18 years and under. Free admission 19 years and older with canned good donation 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Midway opens at Noon

Thursday, July 18, 2019 is Ladies’ and Senior Day

Free admission for Ladies (19 years and older and Seniors until 3 pm. Midway opens at 1 pm

Friday, July 19, 2019 and Saturday, July 20, 2019

Midway opens at 1 pm

Jul
18
Thu
2019
VanBuren County Fair @ VanBuren County Fair
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
VanBuren County Fair @ VanBuren County Fair | Lawrence | Michigan | United States

Monday, July 15, 2019 is Armed Forces Day

Free admission for Veterans and Active Military until 6 pm.  Midway opens at 6 pm.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Midway opens at 1:00 pm

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 is Kids Day

Free admission until 6 pm for anyone 18 years and under. Free admission 19 years and older with canned good donation 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Midway opens at Noon

Thursday, July 18, 2019 is Ladies’ and Senior Day

Free admission for Ladies (19 years and older and Seniors until 3 pm. Midway opens at 1 pm

Friday, July 19, 2019 and Saturday, July 20, 2019

Midway opens at 1 pm