Calendar of Events for the Kalamazoo County Expo Center & Fairground
CALL 269.383.8778
10/01 - 10/01 Senior Expo
17th annual event presented by the Kalamazoo County Area Agency on Aging. This expo features information and displays from many community resources. Free health screenings will be available. Admission is free. For information call 269-373-5147 or email jgboni@kalcounty.com
Tuesday - 9:00am-3:00pm Main Expo & Expo South
10/01 - 10/30 Kalamazoo Indoor Flea & Farmers Market
Come check out the market for some great deals and great merchandise! Choose from new and used items, handcrafted items, fresh and local foods, and much more! Held every Tuesday & Wednesday from October 1, 2013 - April 9, 2014. Admission is free. *On Oct 1 market hours will be 8am-3pm* Concessions available. For booth space, call 269-383-8761 or visit www.kalamazooexpocenter.com
Tuesdays & Wednesdays - 8:00am-2:00pm Expo North
10/04 - 10/23 Comstock Lions Club Bingo
Play on the following Friday nights in October: 4th, 11th, 18th, and 23rd. Lic #A00192 with all proceeds going toward community projects.
Fridays - 6:30pm Room A
10/05 - 10/06 Kalamazoo Gun & Knife Show
Presented by Sport Shows Promotion. Admission: Adults $6, Children 12 and under are free. No one under 18 is admitted without a parent or guardian. For more information call 517-676-4160 or email sportshows@gmail.com www.migunshows.com
Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm - Sunday 10:00am-3:00pm Main Expo
10/05 - 10/05 Weekend Kalamazoo Indoor Flea & Farmers Market
Special Weekend Market! Come check out the market for some great deals and great merchandise! Choose from new and used items,handcrafted items, fresh and local foods, and much more! 65 Booths Available! For booth space call 269-383-8761 or visit www.kalamazooexpocenter.com
Saturday - 8:00am-3:00pm Expo South
10/09 - 10/09 Cumulus Job Fair and Career Expo
A career fair that gives local job seekers the opportunity to talk with, interview, drop off resumes, and learn more about over 40 businesses that are looking for employees. All in one place, at one time! Admission is free. For more information contact Mike Laviolette at 269-978-2162 or mike.laviolette@cumulus.com
Wednesday - 11:00am-4:00pm Expo North
10/12 - 10/12 Fall Stamp & Cover Show
Postage stamp & cover show with dealers buying and selling stamps, covers, postcards and supplies. Plus stamp exhibits and a youth booth. Fun for the whole family! Admission is free. For more information call Jim Smith at 269-375-6188.
Saturday - 10:00am-5:00pm Rooms A & B
10/12 - 10/13 Quilts Kalamazoo
Quilt show displaying Kalamazoo Log Cabin Quilters quilts along with vendors selling quilt related items, demonstrations and presentations. Admission: Adults $7, Children 12 and under $2. For more information contact Leah Peters at 269-372-2952, leahkpeters@att.net or Sandy Howden at 269-375-0281, sandyhowden@sbcglobal.net. Visit www.kalamazoologcabinquilters.org
Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm - Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm Main Expo
10/12 - 10/12 SW Michigan Postcard Club Show & Sale
Over 80 tables and 1,500,000 postcards from the 1890's to present. Free parking. Concessions available. Admission: Adults $2, children 16 and under are free. For more information call Wally Jung at 517-230-0734 or email postcardwally@comcast.net
Saturday - 10:00am-5:00pm Expo North
10/12 - 10/12 2013 Intergovernmental Auction
Auction of surplus items ranging from furniture to vehicles. Admission is free. Auction begins at 8am and will last until all items are gone. For more information contact the City of Kalamazoo Purchasing Dept at 269-337-8020 or visit www.kalamazoocity.org. The auction list is available at www.mcmillenauctions.com
Saturday - 8:00am Expo South
10/14 - 10/14 All is Possible: Music That Tells a Story of Faith, love, Family and Marriage featuring Tajci
Presented by Vineyard Academy. Known for her exceptional performing and storytelling skills as well as for her expressive and powerful voice, Tajci engages her audience through her own originals, power ballads and favorite classic hymns. Admission $20.00. A portion of the ticket sales go to benefit Vineyard Academy in Richland. For more information call Christina Butkiewicz at 269-217-9799 or email cbutkiewicz@hotmail.com
Monday - 7:00pm Room A
10/19 - 10/19 Kalamazoo Reptile & Exotic Animal Show
Buy sell or trade a variety of reptiles, amphibians, small mammals and other exotic pets. Admission: Adults $4, Children $2, Children under 6 free, Family Max - $15. For more information contact Tony or Kari at 269-779-9851 or info@kalamazooreptileshow.com. www.kalamazooreptileshow.com
Saturday - 10:00am-3:00pm Room A
10/19 - 10/19 Vintage Electronics Expo
Presented by the Michigan Antique Radio Club. The road show of radios and vintage electronics. This is a swap meet that the public is invited to. Admission: Adults $5, Children with a parent are free. For more information contact John Denhartigh at 269-217-0539. www.michiganantiqueradio.org
Saturday - 9:00am-1:00pm Main Expo
10/19 - 10/19 Fall Expo & Craft Show
Get a jump on your holiday shopping at the Fall Expo & Craft Show. Crafters from across Michigan will be there along with your favorite vendors including Scentsy, Pampered Chef, Miche and many more! Admission is free. For more information contact Lorie Money at moneys7714@sbcglobal.net
Saturday - 9:00am-3:00pm Expo North
10/19 - 10/19 Kalamazoo County 4-H Harvest Festival
Fun family event for youth and family that includes a variety of games and food prepared by 4-H community clubs. Admission is free, Tickets for games & food are $0.25 each. Games & food require varying numbers of tickets. For more information contact Veronica Bolhuis at 269-383-8830 or Evan Granito at 269-384-8035. Email: bolhuisv@anr.msu.edu www.msue.msu.edu/kalamazoo
Saturday - 4:30pm-7:30pm Expo South
10/20 - 10/20 Kalamazoo Record & CD Show
Presented by Rerun Records. Thousands of new and used records and CD's from all time periods and types of music. Collector quality records along with music memorabilia and supplies. Buy, sell and trade with dealers and collectors. Admission is free. Early admission at 9am is $5. For more information contact Rod Branham at 734-604-2540 or rerun45@rocketmail.com. www.rerunrecords.com
Sunday - 11:00am-4:00pm Room A
10/20 - 10/20 Kalamazoo Hamfest and Computer Show
Buy or sell new and used Amateur Radio (or "Ham") equipment and computer gear. Catch up with other area amateurs face to face or take a Licensing Exam for your new or upgraded license. It's all in the same place! Admission: $6 at the door or $5 in advance, Children 14 and under are free. For more information contact Vicki Locke or Jeff Belknap at 269-388-4865 or info@kalamazoohamfest.com www.kalamazoohamfest.com
Sunday - 8:00am-12:00pm Main Expo
10/25 - 10/26 Kalamazoo Military Collectibles Show
Buy, sell, and trade helmets, hats, medals, swords, bayonets, insignia, uniforms, flags, field gear, guns, ordnance daggers, etc. Admission: Adults $5, Children under 14 are free. For more information call Karl Kithier at 586-549-3150 or email svm1944@comcast.net www.michmilitaryhistory.com
Friday 5:00pm-8:00pm - Saturday 9:00am-2:30pm Expo North
10/27 - 10/27 Southwest Michigan Train Show & Sale
Presented by the Kalamazoo Model Railroad Historical Society, the largest train show in southwest Michigan. Admission: $6, Children 10 & under are free when accompanied by an adult. For more information contact David Hayes-Moats at 269-344-0906 or kaltrainshow@kalnet.net www.kmrhs.org
Sunday - 10:00am-3:00pm Main Expo