Annual Holiday Walk & Market Displays Local Artists’ Work; Public Invited to Meet Artists

Get into the holiday spirit by getting to know the work of local artists and artisans at the W.K. Kellogg Manor House on a weekend this season.

During the annual Holiday Walk & Market, guests are invited to shop in the Manor House and participate in tours of the historic home. Each room of the house is lavishly decorated for the holiday season by local craftspeople, with many unique items for sale.

Tours of the Manor House, featuring the story of W.K. Kellogg’s life, career and summer estate, are available starting at 12pm, with the last tour for the day departing at 4pm. Each tour lasts about an hour, and will be concluded with hot spiced tea and cookies.

The Holiday Walk & Market will be open for the first time on Friday, November 25th from 12pm 5pm. Consequently, the Holiday Walk & Market will be open 12pm to 5pm on November 26th, and December 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th. Admission is $5/senior or student, and $8/adult.

Following the first weekend of the Holiday Walk & Market, on Tuesday, November 30th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, guests are invited for a free event to learn more about the artists and artisans whose wares are on display in the Manor House. At Meet the Artists, guests can stroll through the beautifully decorated Manor House and meet many of these local creators. 

The W.K. Kellogg Manor House is located at 3700 E. Gull Lake Dr., in Hickory Corners. To learn more, visit, call 269-671-2400 or email

The W.K. Kellogg Manor House is part of the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS), Michigan State’s largest off-campus educational complex. KBS is a world-class research institute where students and faculty are working to understand and solve real-world environmental problems.

For nearly a hundred years, KBS has served as a liaison between Michigan State University and the public, providing the community with examples of science’s crucial role in sustaining natural and managed communities. To learn more about KBS, visit us online