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EVENTS

Monday, January 20, 2020 | How Would You Change the World?: MLK Day at the Holland Museum | Holland

The Holland Museum presents “How Would You Change the World?: MLK Day at the Holland Museum.” The Holland Museum will be open free of charge to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the history of the Civil Rights Movement. Learn about inventors from diverse backgrounds and explore how you can change the world. Please join us for family activities all day long. The time for this event is 11 a.m. -4 p.m., and it takes place at the Holland Museum, 31 W. 10th Street. The cost is free. For more information, call (616) 796-3329 or visit hollandmuseum.org.


Friday, January 24, 2020 | Museum on Tap | Holland

The Holland Museum presents “Museum on Tap.” Join us for a fun filled tasting event to sample beer, wine, and cider with the Museum on Tap fundraiser. Enjoy an exhibit on the history of brewing in Holland along with great food, silent auction, and raffles. Proceeds support upcoming Museum programs and exhibits. Member discounts and early bird ticket discounts available. The time for this event is 6:30-9:30 p.m., and it takes place at the Holland Armory, 16 W. 9th Street. Tickets are available at hollandmuseum.org. For more information, call (616) 796-3329 or visit hollandmuseum.org.


Saturday, February 22, 2020 | Magic at the Museum | Holland

The Holland Museum presents “Magic at the Museum.” Merlin’s beard! For one bewitching afternoon, the museum is transforming into an enchanting destination for witches and wizards to explore! All activities will take place throughout the day, so come and go as you please. Feel free to come dressed as your favorite witch, wizard, or magical creature. The time for this event is 11 a.m. -4 p.m., and it takes place at the Holland Museum, . The cost is $8/member, $10/non-member, children 5 and under are free. For more information, call (616) 796-3329 or visit hollandmuseum.org.


Monday, March 23, 2020 | From the Vine to the Glass: The History of Southwest Michigan Wine-making | New Buffalo

The Region of Three Oaks Museum presents “From the Vine to the Glass: The History of Southwest Michigan Wine-making.” Wine expert Rick Cooper and Region of Three Oaks Museum board member Nick Bogert will recount the checkered history of wine-making in the area using old photos and videos. Arson fires, religious cults, even Nazi POWs assisted with the grapes—it’s all part of the story! The time for this event is 6 p.m., and it takes place at the New Buffalo Library, 33 N Thompson Street. The cost is free. For more information, call (73) 991-6239 or visit www.regionofthreeoaksmuseum.com/events.


Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, 2020 | Spring Into the Past | Barry, Eaton, Ionia, Kent and Montcalm Counties

The Tri-River Historical Museum Network presents “Spring Into the Past.” The theme of this year’s annual event is “Celebrating Women’s Right to Vote: 1920-2020.” During this special weekend, member museums in Barry, Eaton, Ionia, Kent and Montcalm counties are open the same days and hours. With 32 different spots to visit, there is something for everyone!

Visit commoncorners.com to download a booklet of information about participating museums and view a map to plan this year’s tour. The time for this event is on Saturday from 11 a.m. –5 p.m. and on Sunday from noon -5 p.m., and it takes place at member museums in Barry, Eaton, Ionia, Kent, and Montcalm counties. All museums are free but donations are appreciated. For more information, call (616) 868-6424 or (616) 485-3404 or visit commoncorners.com.

 

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