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One day the beach looks like the moon - the next day, no ice at all ... its Michigan!

Let it Slow ... Let it Slow  ... Happenings

JANUARY

January 12  Wine Dinner followed by “Schock Effect” Jazz Quartet  8-11 pm  Till Midnight  616.392.6883
January 13  Music by “Bubba & Oz”  8-11 pm Till Midnight  616.392.6883
January 14  12th Annual Snowfest  “Snow or No Snow”  Allegan County Snowmobile Club 10 am
369.673.4252
January 14 & 15  Figure Drawing Workshop  Thimgan Hayden Studio10-1
(5 weeks)  857.8494
January 14 & 15  Academic Drawing Workshop Thimgan Hayden Studio 1:30-4:30 (5 weeks)  857.8494
January 15  Deborah Alexander  What Not Inn 6-10
January 16  Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 17  “Wondrous Wreaths á la Goldsworthy”
Meijer Gardens  6:30 pm  616.975.3144
January 17 ~ February 21 Watercolor Wonders Workshops SCA 857.2399
January 18 ~ February 8 Introduction to Calligraphy Workshops SCA 857.2399
January 19 “The Coffee Quartet” 8-11 pm Till Midnight 616.392.6883
January 21 Chili Cook-Off Fenn Valley Winery 3-6 pm 561.2396
January 21 & 22 Portrait Painting Workshop
Cadwallader Fine Art 857-3311
January 22 Bobby T & Friends
What Not Inn 6-10 pm
January 24 “Food & Wine of Spain” A six course meal and accompanying wines Everyday People Café 857.4240
January 24 “The Art of Poetry”
Meijer Gardens 6-8:30 pm 616.974.3144
January 26 Chili Cook-off & Music by Curt Dykema
8-11 pm Till Midnight 616.392.6883
January 27 Waterfront Film Festival “Dinner & a Movie”
Laketown Conference Center 6:30

 

January 27-May 14 Andy Goldsworthy “Arches” Exhibition – The largest work ever in U.S. Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids


 

January 28 Model Train Exhibit Glenn Community Center 10-4
January 28 “Creating an Indoor Herb Garden” Meijer Gardens 10 am 616.975.3144
January 28 Redfish Farm Equestrain Center “Open Barn”
1-4 pm 543-3303
January 28 & 29 “2006 Orchid Show”
Meijer Gardens 12-5
January 29 Christy G & Impact
What Not Inn 6-10

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FEBRUARY

February 4 Girl’s Time Out Fenn Valley Winery Noon-3 561.2396 reservations needed
February 4 & 5 “Collagraph Printmaking” Meg Perec
Combing elements of collage and traditional printing
The Ark 10-3 857.4210
February 5 Michael & Mark
What Not Inn 6-10
February 5 The Super Bowl!!
Ford Field, Detroit
February 6 “Meanderings” Reflective stories on life in Saugatuck/Douglas
Excerpts and refreshments Douglas Library 7 p.m.
February 7 ~ 23 “Sculpting in Stone” Workshop Meijer Gardens
616.975.3144
February 7 “Let’s Talk Orchids”
Meijer Gardens
6-8:30  616.975.3144
February 7 “The Slow Food Movement – Using the Pleasures of the Table to Increase the Quality”
Meijer Gardens 7-8:30 pm

 
February 10 ~ 15
Valentine's Day Weekend at Wickwood Champagne, Chocolate, Roses Galore!
 

February 10 ~ 12 Valentine’s Celebration Phil’s Special menu and complimentary champagne with dinner 857.1555
February 10 ~ March 12  Rare Finds from the Artist’s Studio
The Nines Gallery 5-9
February 11 “Luscious Lotions”
Meijer Gardens
9:30-11:30 & 1-3   616.975.3144
February 12 Hearts at the Mansion Felt Mansion
February 12 Happy Birthday Wolfgang!
  Holland Symphony Orchestra Concert
February 12 Christy G & Impact
What Not Inn 6-10
February 14 Valentine’s Day
February 15 ~ March 8 Bead Making Workshops SCA 857.2399
February 16  Rosenblum Wine Dinner with Live Music by Truth and Jazz
Till Midnight 616.392.6883

February 18 ~ 20
President’s Day Weekend
February 18 ~ 20  Winter Break Gallery Stroll  Wine & Cheese Receptions  Saugatuck/Douglas
February 18 & 19 Muffalletas and Mulled Wine featuring artist Sheila Bohanon Joyce Petter Gallery 1-5  857-7861
February 18 ~ April 14 “New Works New Directions”
Water Street Gallery 857.8485
February 18 &19 Still-Life Painting Workshop Thimgan Hayden Studio
10-1  ( 5 weeks ) 857.8494

FEBRUARY (con't)

February 18 & 19 “Start-to-Finish Journal-making” Chad Pastotnik  The Ark
10-3  857.4210
February 18 Midwinter Gala James Brandess Studio
Noon-5  857.1937

February 18 Girl’s Time Out Fenn Valley Winery
Noon-3  561.2396 reservations needed
February 19 Tiny Giant
What Not Inn 6-10
February 24 ~ 28 Katrina Relief Weekend Merchants Fundraiser: receipts donated
February 25 “Rustic Potato Basket” Workshop
Meijer Gardens 9-12  616.975.3144
February 26 Mary Radamacher
What Not Inn 6-10
February 28 Mardi Gras
New Orleans style Parade, food, fun, foolery Douglas 7 p.m. 857.1438
February 25 “Indoor Gardens: Terrariums”
Meijer Gardens 9:30-11:30   616.975.3144
 

MARCH

March Pre-release month Fenn Valley Winery 561.2396
March 1 ~ April 30 “Foremost’s Butterflies are Blooming”
Meijer Gardens
March 4 & 5 “Soft Stone Carving” Marcia Perry
The Ark 10-3 857.4210
March 5 Deborah & Michelle
What Not Inn  6-10
March 7 Great Lakes Wege Environmental Lecture
Meijer Gardens  7 pm 616.975.3144
March 12 Edye Evans Hyde
What Not Inn  6-10
March 14 ~ April 3 NCAA March Madness
March 17 St. Patrick’s Day Celebrate with Green Beer & Irish food all over town
March 18 4th Annual Pub Party & St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Saugatuck/Douglas
March 18 & 19 “Soft Stone Carving” Marcia Perry
The Ark  10-3  857.4210
March 19 Michael & Mark
What Not Inn 6-10
March 26 Mary Radamacher
What Not Inn 6-10

APRIL

April Dancing Horse Winery to Open
April 1  Deborah Alexander What Not Inn 6-10
April 2 Mary Radamacher
What Not Inn 6-10
April 8 Katherine Sullivan “Two-Dimensional Image Making”
Gebben-Gray Gallery
6-9
April 22 Lakeshore jazz Connection Concert
April 22 “Art Dart” Reception Water Street Gallery 6-8 pm 857.8485

 
Save the Date ...
May 20
Artist Studio Tour 11-5
Ten artists allow a peek into their working studios  - recent working for sale
June 8-11
Waterfront Film Festival

 


Saugatuck's Spring is heavenly and lasts forever - Summer is pure bliss on the beaches - Indian Summer is mild for six weeks or so. Then the magic of the Holidays descends ... creating an old fashioned Christmas card with twinkling lights, Dickens, horse drawn carriages and fireworks for New Year!! Be sure to make your reservations at the Inn soon. We are booked quite quickly ... www.wickwoodinn.com
 

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