Thursday, November 15, 2007

What's Up Kalamazoo? Crafting! It's all the Rage.

You bored? Get off your butt, fool. There are loads of things to do. Here is a list of fun, go, run amok.

Weavers and Fiber Artists Annual Sale/Exhibit
Weavers & Fiber Artists of Kalamazoo

Friday, November 16, 2007, to Saturday, November 17, 2007
Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
6767 West O Avenue
new location--look for signs

This sale features handmade one-of-a-kind items created by members. Items such as handwoven and felted rugs, handwoven table linens, shaws, scarves and more.
Guild members will be on hand to answer questions and provide demonstrations of spinning, weaving and knitting.

Free admission


Saturday, November 17, 2007

Sunset Lake Elementary-Vicksburg


Stitching Memories-November 17-21

"Totes for Tots and Tummys"
Bring in any baby item and receive a free project tote.
Make a handmade item and receive a 20% coupon for your next shopping trip!
Items that are needed:
Receiving blankets, onesies (newborn & 0-3 months), burp clothes, sleepers, hats & mittens.
All baby items will be donated to Hannah's House. Hannah's House dedicates its efforts to creating a home environment where young, unwed mothers are taught parenting and life skills. Hannah's House helps young women and their children when they have no other place to turn. Hannah's is non-profit organization that is heavily supported by our local churches and community.
Bring in non-perishable food items to receive a free project tote.
Always in-demand food items include, but are not limited too: Tuna, Peanut Butter, Mac and Cheese, soup & juice.
All food items will be donated to Loaves and Fishes The mission of Loaves and Fishes is to provide emergency food resources and to promote the availability of hungry people to feed themselves. While always and urgent need, this time of year always place extra demands on a hungry society.
Baby Items and food can be dropped off to Stitching Memories anytime during open store hours Starting Saturday Nov. 17 - Wednesday Nov. 21.
As Thanks for your giving, we''ll be having a little sale on select items from Nov. 17 - Nov. 21.
Great items for some last minute gift giving needs!
A little sale, a tote, a coupon and some good charity makes for a great feeling....Smile!
Need a little scheduled knitting time for your donation? Join me, Kelly J, for some knitting at the store from 1 - 6pm.... we could run over after hours if we are having fun.

Art Hop
Downtown Kalamazoo Inc.

Friday, December 7, 2007
5-9 p.m.
Various stores throughout downtown

This is a quarterly art exhibit event co-hosted by the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo and Downtown Kalamazoo Inc. The event is free and provides the opportunity for individuals to view a variety of artwork from local artists while also taking advantage of shopping specials and restaurants.


Kristina B said...

Wow - Kalamazoo is a hoppin' place!!!

Carina said...

Don't forget the Art Show at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum this Saturday from noon-four pm that's free! A few of us from the Marshall knitting guild are going to be there with a table.

Holly Bee said...

Hadn't heard about that one...but here's the extended info...

Festival of Arts

12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
See fabric spun and woven, wood carved, and glass blown. Artists from the area will demonstrate their crafts for museum visitors.