Ladies get ready to get away from all the stress and enjoy a weekend with the away! It's the 2015 "Girlfriends Getaway Kalamazoo!"

It's your chance to enjoy downtown Kalamazoo with great events, martinis, shopping and more! You can do all the things that you have wanted to.

A whole day of fun for you and your girlfriends! Explore Kalamazoo with a variety of activities and options to pick from!

To see the full list of activities and up-to-date information, visit Girlfriends Getaway Kalamazoo!


Relax with Yoga

  • 10-11 am
  • Down Dog Yoga (316 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 108)
  • Cost: $5
  • Start your day off right with an hour long yoga class. Plus, $5 off your next class at Down Dog Yoga Center!

Mixer Elixers with Angie Jackson

  • 7 sessions (every class will be different)
  • 1 pm, 1:30 pm, 2 pm, 2:30 pm, 3 pm, 3:30 pm, and 4 pm
  • Sticks and Stones (124 S. Kalamazoo Mall)
  • Cost: free
  • The Elixer Fixer herself Angie Jackson will be mixing up good times at Sticks & Stones. Get some fun cocktail history while learning and sipping on fine hand crafted cocktails. A variety of cocktails will be crafted so stick around for a lot of fun and have more than one!
  • Look for Angie's classes the third Thursday of every month at Sticks & Stones Portage location.
  • Must be 21 or older.

Intro to Pilates and Barre

  • 11:30 am - 12:20 pm (barre) or 12:30 - 1:20 pm (pilates)
  • Pilates in Kalamazoo (169 Portage St.)
  • Cost: free
  • *Limited to 15 people for each class, please arrive 10 min. early*
  • Join in on a class to experience barre or pilates.  Plan to arrive 10 minutes early to sign a waiver and get settled in.  Wear comfortable, breathable work out attire and socks or bare feet. Sticky Barre socks are also very helpful. Participants should be pain/injury free at the time of class and have permission to be working out from their health care provider (if needed).
  • Plus, 10% off your package of 10 or 20 drop in classes. Classes expire one year from purchase.

Vera Bradley Accessories

  • ongoing
  • 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • V & A Bootery (202 S. Kalamazoo Mall)
  • Cost: buy one get half off
  • Accessorize yourself and your friends during our Girlfriends Getaway weekend at V&A Bootery with Vera Bradley!  All styles and patterns will be Buy one get one ½ off.  We look forward to helping make your Getaway a great one!

New Way to Tie Your Favorite Scarves

  • anytime
  • 10 am - 2 pm
  • Earthly Delights (157 S. Kalamazoo Mall)
  • Cost: free
  • The many ways to tie your favorites scarves!

Jewelry Cleaning

  • ongoing
  • 10 am - 5 pm
  • Plata y Oro (125 S. Kalamazoo Mall)
  • Cost: free
  • Stop in and have your jewelry checked and steam cleaned for free.
  • Plus, 20% off all jewelry in the store, excluding Pandora


Make Your Own Tote

  • ongoing
  • time TBD
  • Hite House (210 S. Kalamazoo Mall)
  • Cost: $10
  • Make and sew your own tote bag! Plus, 15% off your purchases.

Essential Oils: Make & Take

  • ongoing
  • 11 am - 2:30 pm
  • London Grill/Winston's (214 E. Michigan Ave.)
  • Cost: $5
  • The Wellness Wives present, learn all about the health and beauty benefits of essential oils, and take home your own sample mixtures.
  • There will also be a cocktail demonstration (21 and older only) from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, with drawings and prizes including discounts for dining at the London Grill.