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Lowell - Visits with Santa Claus

Lowell - Visits with Santa Claus

DECEMBER 2, 6, 8, 9, 13 & 16 Come and experience the magic of Lowell this holiday season. Visit with Santa at Santa’s Cabin on the magical Riverwalk Plaza. Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies. A memory will be waiting for you this holiday season. Wednesdays – December 6 & 13 – 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Free online photos. Friday – “A Nite of Christmas Cheer” -December 8 -- 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Free online photos with Santa, Horse & Carriage Rides, Live Reindeer, Warming Fires, Hot Dogs, Roasted Chestnuts and Ice Sculpture. Saturdays – December 2 – 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. and 9 and 16 – 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. Free online photos with Santa. Free Photos by Kim Feenstra Photography and Bruce Doll. New this year: Online access only to photos. Photos will not be printed. Suggested donation $2 (Please note that the line to see Santa is outdoors, so dress for the weather.) Check the website at www.discoverlowell.org for complete schedule or call the chamber at (616) 897-9161.

Public Night at the Observatory

Public Night at the Observatory

If you enjoy watching the night sky and would like to look at it up close & personal, this Public Night is for you!

Visitors are invited to the James C. Veen Observatory located at 3308 Kissing Rock Avenue SE in Lowell, Michigan on Saturday, October 28 from 8:00pm – 10:30pm. Featured objects will be the Quarter Moon, Uranus, Neptune and various galaxies. The evening temperatures will be in the 50’s, so you may want to wear warm clothes.

Keep in mind that the Observatory is located at the top of a hill. Visitors park below & walk up to the Observatory. Ask the parking attendant for assistance, if needed.

Admission: $3 for Adults, $2 for 17 years and younger, free to children 5 & under. Call the Starwatch number, (616)897-7065 for weather condition or sky updates.

Visit www.graaa.org for more information.

Kent Harvest Trails

Kent Harvest Trails

Fourteen farms are participating in this fun fall adventure for families to experience!

Each farm offers its unique experience from corn mazes, pumpkin patches, hayrides, harvested home-grown fruits & vegetables and so much more. Families won’t want to miss all the excitement of this colorful season!

Visit www.kentharvesttrails.org for the list of participating farms.

Parish Festival Returns

Parish Festival Returns

For the 22nd year, the public is invited to St. Anthony’s Parish Festival for food, fun & entertainment!

Bring the family out to benefit St. Anthony’s Building Fund to experience a variety of activities, along with a chicken dinner with all the trimmings plus homemade desserts

Activities include: cash raffles & hourly 50/50 drawings, a silent auction, a country store with baked goods, handmade crafts & fresh produce, and kid’s activities. Some may want to take part in “St. Anthony’s Got Talent” to showcase your incredible talent.

Dinner costs are: Adults - $8.00, Senior’s (+61) - $7:00, Kids under 12 - $4.00

St. Anthony Parsh is located at 6070 David Hwy. in Saranac, Michigan.

SCall: (616)642-9149 or visit www.stanthonyofsaranac.org for more information.

Public Night at the Veen Observatory

Public Night at the Veen Observatory

Spring, summer and fall, the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association invite the public out to see the skies close up!

Visitors are invited to the James C. Veen Observatory located at 3308 Kissing Rock Avenue SE in Lowell, Michigan from 9:30pm - 12:00am. This Saturday night, June 3 features Jupiter, the Gibbous Moon & star clusters.

Keep in mind that the Observatory is located at the top of a hill. Visitors park below & walk up to the Observatory. Ask the parking attendant for assistance, if needed.

Admission: $3 for Adults, $2 for 17 years and younger, free to children 5 & under.

Call the Starwatch number, (616)897-7065 for weather condition or sky updates.

Visit www.graaa.org for more information.

Janet Johnson Tribute Exhibition

Janet Johnson Tribute Exhibition

A celebration of the Life and Art of Janet Johnson will be on display for a time at LowellArts.

Janet Y. Johnson passed away on February 20, 2017. She was a founding member of LowellArts and of the co-op gallery, Flat River Gallery, along with a lifetime member of the Grand Valley Artists. She was a gifted artist who helped guide and shape artistic projects and artists, leaving a lasting impression.

The community is welcome to an open house on Sunday, May 21 from 2-4pm to celebrate, Mrs. Johnson’s artistic life.

Visit: www.lowellartsmi.org for more information.

Public Night at Veen Observatory on May 20

Public Night at Veen Observatory on May 20

It’s the time of the year again for the family to examine the skies above! This month Public Night features Jupiter, various galaxies and star clusters through Observatory and members telescopes.

Visitors are invited to the James C. Veen Observatory located at 3308 Kissing Rock Avenue SE in Lowell, Michigan on Saturday, May 20 from 9:30pm - 12:00am. Keep in mind that the Observatory is located at the top of a hill. Visitors park below & walk up to the Observatory. Ask the parking attendant for assistance, if needed.

Admission: $3 for Adults, $2 for 17 years and younger, free to children 5 & under. Call the Starwatch number, (616)897-7065 for weather condition or sky updates

Visit www.graaa.org for more information.