The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair is This Weekend!

Posted: June 4, 2013
Source: Phil Meade


The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair is This Weekend!

On Friday, June 7, 1 - 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will host their 62nd annual Fair! Some 50,000 visitors will turn out for what has become a community tradition in Bronson Park. Over 180 artists will be on hand, setting up a variety of colorful artwork in 13 different media.
For a full list of artists, visit here.

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair

Expanded Entertainment
Arts Fair features a full line-up of entertainment at two locales: on the Rotary Stage and in grassy space near the Iannelli Fountain on the east end of the park. Performers include: the Rhythm Master Cloggers, a Living Statue, circus arts group Knotty Bits, singer Maggie Hudson, singer Steve Kamerling and local school ensembles. For a full schedule of entertainment, visit here.

Bell's Beer Garden
June 7, 5 - 10 p.m.
The beer garden will be staged under the open-air overhang at the KIA's east end. This year's musical guest is The Mittenauts, a melodic, four-piece indie folk band from Plainwell. Bell's Oberon and Amber Ale plus wine, soft drinks and grilled entrees will be available for purchase.

Gilmore Car Museum Cruise-In
June 7, 5 - 9 p.m.
Shiny vintage cars will add to the festivities on Friday night, parked along South Street where their proud owners will be happy to show them off and answer your questions.

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