Kalamaoo County

Kalamazoo County Expo Center

Calendar of Events

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Date Event TimeLocation
04/29 - 05/01 Kalamazoo Rock, Gem, Jewelry, Fossil and Mineral Show
Explore and discover the world of rocks, minerals, meteorites and fossils; pan for gold, learn about silver smithing, lapidary, faceting and dinosaurs; play a game, polish a Petoskey stone, crack open a geode; all this and more can be done at the show. Dinosaurs will rule at this year's show with a full size replica skull of the largest T-Rex ever discover, a full size raptor statue and much more! Admission: Adults $3, Children under 12 are free, Scouts are free when in uniform. For more information contact Jerry VanNocker at 269-979-3348 or email show@kalamazoorockclub.org kalamazoorockclub.org/annual-show
Friday 4:00pm-8:00pm Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm, Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm Expo South
05/05 - 05/07 Scholastic Book Fairs Warehouse Sale
Large book sale offering deep discounts. Admission is free. For more information call 800-843-0112 or visit www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/warehouse
Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm Friday 9:00am-7:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm Expo North
05/05 11th Annual National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day Carnival
This event celebrates children's mental health and helps to reduce the stigma of receiving mental health services for youth and families in a free, fun, and interactive atmosphere. It provides education regarding children's mental health issues, the services available for youth and families in our community, and how best to access those services. Admission is Free for everyone. For more information call Michelle Houtrow at 269-553-7122 or email mhoutrow@kazoocmh.org
Thursday 4:00pm-7:00pm Main Expo
05/06 - 05/20 Comstock Lions Club Bingo
Play on the following Friday nights in May: 6th, 13th, and 20th. Lic #A00192 with all proceeds going toward community projects.
Fridays 6:30pm Room A
05/07 Touch-A-Truck
Children of all ages will enjoy a hands-on opportunity to see, learn about, and explore an assortment of unique vehicles like fire trucks, police cars and heavy machinery. There will also be an interactive station that focuses on healthy eating and fun physical activities to participate in. Admission: $10 per Family or Adults $4, Children $2 (2 and under free.) Hours: Siren Free Zone 10am-12pm, General Admission 12pm-2pm. For more information call Melissa Lavanway at 269-815-0034 or email jlkfundraising@gmail.com www.jlkalamazoo.org/Touch-A-Truck
Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm East Lawn
05/07 Kalamazoo Expo Mom to Mom Sale
Kalamazoo's largest mom to mom sale with over 220 booths! Sign up to sell or shop and save! Strollers welcome. Admission: Adults $2, kids are free. For more information contact Lorie Money at 269-903-5820 or email moneys7714@sbcglobal.net loriesevents.vpweb.com/
Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm Main Expo & Expo South
05/12 Taste of the World
"Taste of the World" extravaganza of food, fun and entertainment, a Colleagues International signature fundraising event. Enjoy sumptuous dining from around the world without needing a passport or a plane ticket! Sample international cuisine from 18 of Kalamazoo's finest local restaurants, including Malaysian, Mediterranean, Chinese, Greek, African, Italian, Lebanese, Mexican, and Indian. Feat on all you can eat while enjoying live entertainment and door prizes. Advance tickets are $35 per adults and $15 per child 12 and under. Adult tickets at the door are $45. Tickets available at www.colleaguesinternational.org. For more information call 269-341-9494 or email info@colleaguesinternational.org
Thursday 6:00pm-8:30pm Room A
05/21 Kalamazoo Reptile & Exotic Pet Expo
Buy, sell or trade a variety of reptiles, amphibians, small mammals and other exotic pets, supplies & food. Admission: Adults $5, Children $2, Children under 6 free, Family Max - $20. For more information contact Tony at 269-779-9851 or tonygcollison@gmail.com. Visit their website.
Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm Room A
05/21 63rd Circus Maximus Antique Toy Show
Sale of antique, vintage and collectible toys such as pedal cars, toy tractors, wind-up & battery operated toys, Disney, sci-fi toys, Tonka trucks, Japanese pressed tin robots & cars, Hot Wheels, action figures & dolls, movie & TV memorabilia, & much more. Saturday Admission: $7, free after 1pm. "Early Bird Sales" on Friday from 4-8pm and Saturday at 7am, admission: $30. For more information contact Jim Welytok at 262-246-7171 or email unievents1@aol.com Visit the website.
Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm Main Expo & Expo South
05/26 - 05/30 West Michigan Apple Blossom Cluster Dog Show
AKC Dog shows featuring All Breed shows, Obedience Trials and Rally Trials. Coursing Ability tests each day (mixed breeds welcome, sign up the same day.) Dock Diving each day (practice available for a fee, mixed breeds welcome, sign up same day.) All breed puppy match on Friday night (come practice!)
Admission is $5 per vehicle per day. For more information call Kevin Nieboer at 616-706-2314 or email info@midogshows.com or visit www.midogshows.com
Thursday & Friday 9:00am-5:00pm Saturday, Sunday & Monday 8:00am-5:00pm Entire Facility

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