There are some fun events going on this weekend in and around Kalamazoo!

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Friday, July 17 - Sunday, July 19

Friday, July 17

Mary Poppins

  • Where: Comstock Community Auditorium, 2107 N. 26th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
  • When: July 17 - 25, Friday & Saturday 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2:00 p.m.
  • Admission: $12; Students/Seniors $10
  • Details: Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure!
  • Contact: (269) 348-7469

Lunchtime Live!

  • Where: Bronson Park, 200 S. Rose, Kalamazoo, MI
  • When: July 17, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
  • Details:  Bronson Park will be host to live music, local food trucks, pop-up retail vendors, and other summertime activities!  There will be something for everyone!
  • Contact: Ashton Anthony (269) 337-8191

Saturday, July 18

Arcadia Ales / One Well Brewing Beer Collaboration Release Party

  • Where: Arcadia Brewing Company, 701 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI
  • When: July 18, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Admission: FREE
  • Details: Arcadia Ales and One Well Brewing will be joining forces to brew a collaboration beer called Kalaboration Nature Ale. The IPA is being brewed in honor of the Kalamazoo River and Kanoe the Kazoo, an annual event put on by the Kalamazoo River Watershed Council (KRWC) and the Kalamazoo River Cleanup Coalition (KRCC) to highlight the recreational value of the Kalamazoo River.
  • Contact: T.J. Waldofsky tj@onewellbrewing.com (269) 459-9240  https://www.facebook.com/events/730367047092590/

Downtown Kalamazoo Brewery Walking Tour

  • Where: Shakespeare's Pub, 241 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49006
  • When: Saturday, July 18, 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $19
  • Details: The public walking tour is in downtown Kalamazoo where you can learn about the craft beer in Kalamazoo, enjoy sampling some of the best beers in the world, and find out about the fascinating history of Kalamazoo. *Registration will be held at noon with departure at 1 p.m.
  • Contact: Go to www.westmichiganbeertours.com for more info, or, call John Liberty at (269)-350-4598.

Kalamazoo Growlers vs. Wisconsin Woodchucks

  • Where: Homer Stryker Field, 251 Mills Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
  • When: July 18, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Admission: $7 – $25
  • Details: Want to see one of the best parts of Kalamazoo? Come see the Kalamazoo Growlers take on the Wisconsin Woodchucks! This game will not only be action packed, but also include the chance to win awesome prizes and enjoy some great food in a family friendly environment!
  • Contact: http://northwoodsleague.com/kalamazoo-growlers/ Owen Blake (269) 492-9966

Super Summer Flea & Antique Market

  • Where:  Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 2900 Lake St., Kalamazoo, MI 49048
  • When: July 18, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Admission: FREE
  • Details: Come check out the market for some great deals and great merchandise! Choose from new and used items, handcrafted items, antiques & collectibles, and much more! Free admission & parking!
  • Contact: (269) 383-8761

Sunday, July 19

Kalamazoo Growlers vs. Wisconsin Woodchucks

  • Where: Homer Stryker Field 251 Mills Street Kalamazoo, MI 49048
  • When: July 19, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Admission: $7 – $25
  • Details: Family Fun Sundays continue as the Kalamazoo Growlers take on the Wisconsin Woodchucks! Not only will there be Family Fun options, but also chances to win prizes and receive giveaway items!
  • Contact: http://northwoodsleague.com/kalamazoo-growlers/ Owen Blake (269) 492-9966

Princess Tea Party

  • Where: Henderson Castle 100 Monroe St. Kalamazoo, MI 49006
  • When: July 19, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Admission: $31.27
  • Details: The castle will be transformed into a magical world where Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Prince Charming, and many more favorite characters come together to entertain our little guests over tea, kid friendly petite four and savories, pictures, storytelling, dancing, and a guided tour of the Castle with the princess. Limited space available.
  • Contact: Francois Moyet www.events@hendersoncastle.com (269) 344-1827