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Holiday-themed events planned across West Michigan

Mistletoe Market

  • South Haven Center for the Arts
  • Through December 22nd
  • The Mistletoe Market offers a diverse collection of unique gifts and gourmet food items created by local and regional artists, sure to please kids and adults alike
  • Shoppers can choose from a wonderful array of original works in a variety of materials and media: stoneware, ceramics, fiber arts, mosaics, photography, stained glass, knits, paintings, wood, glass art, prints, and pieces created from recycled materials, felt, florals, and polymer clay.
  • Mistletoe Market runs through December 22, 2018 during South Haven Center for the Arts regular hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10-4, and Thursday 10-7pm.
    • Open during normal South Haven Center for the Arts hours Tuesday through Saturday

Santa Train

  • Coopersville & Marne Railway, Coopersville
  • Various times on Saturdays and Sundays through December 23rd
  • You’ll find yourself on a train with Santa if you visit the Coopersville & Marne Railway in Coopersville during the month of December!
  • Santa will have a special seat on this 90-minute journey through the snow-covered farms, fields, and roadways along the route
  • Elves will escort the children to sit with Santa
  • All children get a present, even the shy ones!
  • Our story-telling Princess will read Christmas-themed books to the children in each of the decorated railcars.
  • The train runs even on the snowiest of days, creating the perfect winter atmosphere to read your wish list to Santa
  • Dates are selling out, so get your tickets soon!

Live Nativity at Critter Barn

  • Critter Barn in Zeeland
  • Through December 29th
  • Live Nativity is a very special event for us here at the Critter Barn, with a message like no other.
  • If there was ever a time to invite family, friends, and neighbors to the Critter Barn, the Live Nativity is definitely it!
  • Miracles happen every day at the Critter Barn, but there is a special kind of miracle that happens during this event. Don’t miss it (and don’t let anyone else miss it either!)
  • Enjoy the beautifully decorated facility and indoor setting.
  • The Nativity room and small animal rooms are heated.
  • Visit real cows, donkeys, sheep, goats, rabbits and more.
  • Walk through our bunny wonderland.
  • Donations support this event; your contribution is appreciated.
    • Critter Barn has different levels of donation depending on how you and your family would like to invest in their new farm (and their future)
    • They’ve already secured $2.4 million and need to reach $3 million in order to break ground
    • Their ultimate goal is raise $6.5 million to complete the project

New Years Eve Dance at Journeyman Distillery

  • Journeyman Distillery in Three Oaks
  • Monday, December 31st for New Year’s Eve
  • Celebrate the New Year with family, friends, and neighbors at Journeyman Distillery!
  • O’Dea Entertainment will get the party started at 9pm EDT in the Still Room with music and dancing
  • We’ll welcome the New Year with a midnight champagne toast, followed by more celebration!
  • Your $15 ticket includes one complimentary cocktail and a glass of champagne
  • Dinner reservations for parties of 8+ can be made at our Staymaker Restaurant
  • This event is for 21 and over only
  • Only 200 tickets will be sold for this event, with limited tickets being sold at the door