Michigan Festivals & Events in the Great Lakes Bay

With some of the biggest and best annual festivals in Michigan, the Great Lakes Bay has endless options for festival-goers - from the largest international beer tasting event in Michigan to one of the Midwest's largest 4th of July fireworks displays, or North America's largest outdoor new car show to one of its top snow & ice sculpting events!

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10/15/2018

Recurring Events

Children and adults alike will experience the challenge of using these larger-than-life-size blocks to create structures that represent our communit …more

Color Color Color! features a series of colorful and vibrant works depicting the diversity of Jim Five's career as an artist, sign painter and calli …more

*New Location - in the outdoor pavilion at SVRC Marketplace.  Here at the Market we strive to bring you the best fresh produce, locally gr …more

SAM presents the extraordinary and unique sculptures of Michigan glass artist, April Wagner.   …more

2018 marks the 60thanniversary of Marshall Frederick’s iconic sculpture, The Spirit of Detroit. We invite you to …more

Referred to as meditation in motion, the gentle flowing movements encourage the letting go of stress and tension. Classes are taught in an open, fri …more

Pull out your walking shoes and join us for a 6-week walking experience! Class offers 3 interactive sessions per week with a certified trained leade …more

10/16/2018

Events

Learn basic painting techniques as you create design on glassware step-by-step. Paint a set of lovely tea light holders. Classes will cover surface …more

Hatha yoga uses asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing techniques) for the maintenance of physical and mental health as well as a unique syst …more

Join the Castle Museum's Lunch & Learn series for this month's selection: the book "Wicked Takes the Witness Stand" by Mardi Link.&nbs …more

After emerging with the grand prize at the 2017 M-Prize Competition, the largest prize for chamber music in the world, Russian Renaissance has firml …more

Recurring Events

Children and adults alike will experience the challenge of using these larger-than-life-size blocks to create structures that represent our communit …more

Join us for fun and play in a low-light, low-sound atmosphere. We hope to see you in our galleries! …more

Color Color Color! features a series of colorful and vibrant works depicting the diversity of Jim Five's career as an artist, sign painter and calli …more

The Japanese Cultural Center Tea House and Gardens of Saginaw welcomes you to stroll our beautiful Japanese garden at no charge. We will serve …more

View the Kokeshi Doll Display during the month of October. …more

This a juried all-state exhibition. Call to Artists will go out in March with deadline in early August. All Artist's residing in Michigan will …more

SAM presents the extraordinary and unique sculptures of Michigan glass artist, April Wagner.   …more

2018 marks the 60thanniversary of Marshall Frederick’s iconic sculpture, The Spirit of Detroit. We invite you to …more

Referred to as meditation in motion, the gentle flowing movements encourage the letting go of stress and tension. Classes are taught in an open, fri …more

Tour the historic home of Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow, also known as "The Pines" which is otherwise not accessible to the public. Learn a …more

This exhibition blends science and art by taking a molecular look into brain functionality, disease and decay. We will exhibit various brain images …more

10/17/2018

Events

Join the SAM for a free lecture hosted by Michigan glass artist, April Wagner.   …more

Halloween has gone to the dogs!!! Dress your furry pal up and join us for this fun Canine Costume Contest (dogs only please). Prizes awarded for sca …more

Enjoy fresh produce, beautiful flowers, local honey, home-made baked goods and so much more at the Midland Area Farmers Market.   …more

 
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