Upcoming Community Events

Art in 8 Competition on Oct. 10

October 10, 2015
09:00 AM / 06:00 PM

Eight Muskegon area artists will have eight hours to create a new original work of art based on this year’s ahfest theme of theme “Myth and Reality” during the Art in 8 competition on Saturday, Oct. 10.
Free and open to the public, the event takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Muskegon Farmer's Market indoor facility at 242 West Western Avenue. A separate high school competition will be held from 1-5 p.m.
The winning work and artist are selected by popular vote and announced at the public reception at the end of the day. The reception begins at 4:30 p.m. and continues until 6 p.m. The Cheese Lady will be supplying the food for the reception.
For more information, contact Erin Hoffman at (231) 777-0399.

Date Night with Arts & Carafes Studio

October 10, 2015
06:00 PM / 09:00 PM
Trillium Events! 17246 VanWagoner Rd. Spring Lake, MI 49456 616-419-6008

Uncork your creativity with Arts & Carafes Studio. Our artist will lead you step-by-step through an acrylic painting while you sip your favorite beer or wine. No experience needed! We make it fun and easy to create a masterpiece all your own! You and your significant other will each create half of the painting. When placed together it makes a whole picture.

A chocolate factory tour that’s worth taking…

October 12, 2015
10:00 AM / 02:00 PM
Chocolates by Grimaldi 219 N 7th Street Grand Haven, MI 49417 616-935-7740

Head out to Grand Haven and tour Chocolates by Grimaldi (! During this fun, factory tour you will have the opportunity to learn about the chocolate making process from pod to bean to delicious chocolate! Visitors will also be able to taste fresh samples right off the line, visit our production area, and get a close-up view of our vintage 1950’s enrober that’s just like the one that was used on I Love Lucy! Tours cost $3.00 per person and can be scheduled on Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Special times and large groups of 10 or more may also be accommodated. Call 616-935-7740 to schedule your tour.

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