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Friday, October 24

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tiger's Experience Tracking a Legend, Kalamazoo Air Zoo

Tracking a Legend" is an amazing new exhibit at the Air Zoo that takes guests on an immersive journey into the lives of endangered Bengal Tigers! Visitors engage their senses of sight, sound, touch, and smell as they track a mother tiger and her two cubs through a collection of multi-sensory exhibits that highlight the physiology, behavior, and daily lives of these amazing animals. Guests also learn how both space science and aviation science are used in conservation efforts across the world.

www.airzoo.org or (269) 382-6555

11 a.m. - 7 p.m. The Arts of Japan and China, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

www.kia.org or (269) 349-7775

7:30 p.m. I was a Rat, Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

Excitement abounds when a furry little rodent is magically transformed into a little boy. Given the name Roger, he faces a series of misadventures as he looks for his place in the strange human world around him. Through a series of mishaps he even manages to get thrown in jail! Luckily, Bob, the old cobbler and his wife, Joan, have a warm home and welcoming hearts. If only Roger can stay out of trouble long enough to enjoy them.

www.kazoocivic.com or (269) 349-1313

7:30 p.m. Kalamazoo Wings vs. Fort Wayne Comets, Wings Stadium

www.kwings.com or (269) 349-9772

8 - 10 p.m. Haunted History of Kalamazoo Tour, Bronson Park

www.hauntedkalamazoo.com or (269) 216-9727. Pre-registration is required.


Saturday, October 25

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tiger's Experience Tracking a Legend, Kalamazoo Air Zoo

Tracking a Legend" is an amazing new exhibit at the Air Zoo that takes guests on an immersive journey into the lives of endangered Bengal Tigers! Visitors engage their senses of sight, sound, touch, and smell as they track a mother tiger and her two cubs through a collection of multi-sensory exhibits that highlight the physiology, behavior, and daily lives of these amazing animals. Guests also learn how both space science and aviation science are used in conservation efforts across the world.

www.airzoo.org or (269) 382-6555

11 a.m. Ghostbusters Marathon, Kalamazoo Public Library

Who ya gonna call? In honor of the 20th anniversary of one of the funniest movies of the 1980’s, we’re showing Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II back-to-back! Grab some popcorn, charge your proton packs and prepare to get slimed! Tweens and Teens only.

(269) 553-7800

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Arts of Japan and China, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

www.kia.org or (269) 349-7775

12 - 1 p.m. Creature Feature: American Kestrel, Kalamazoo Nature Center

www.naturecenter.org or (269) 381-1574

1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. I was a Rat, Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

Excitement abounds when a furry little rodent is magically transformed into a little boy. Given the name Roger, he faces a series of misadventures as he looks for his place in the strange human world around him. Through a series of mishaps he even manages to get thrown in jail! Luckily, Bob, the old cobbler and his wife, Joan, have a warm home and welcoming hearts. If only Roger can stay out of trouble long enough to enjoy them.

www.kazoocivic.com or (269) 349-1313

4 - 7 p.m. Creatures of the Night: Mythbusters, Kalamazoo Nature Center

www.naturecenter.org or (269) 381-1574

4 - 9:30 p.m. Killamazoo Derby Darlings, Kalamazoo County Expo Center

www.killamazoo.com or (269) 271-2171

10 p.m. - 2 a.m. Spazmatics, Entertainment District

http://entertainmentdistrict.co/special events or (269) 312-7246

 

Sunday, October 26

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Southwest Michigan Train Show and Sale, Kalamazoo County Expo Center

The Kalamazoo Model Railroad Historical Society presents Southwest Michigan's premier train show. Featuring operating layouts, clinics, demonstrations, over 175 vendor tables, door prizes and a hands-on children's layout.

www.kmrhs.org or (269) 344-0906

Noon. - 5 p.m. Tiger's Experience Tracking a Legend, Kalamazoo Air Zoo

Tracking a Legend" is an amazing new exhibit at the Air Zoo that takes guests on an immersive journey into the lives of endangered Bengal Tigers! Visitors engage their senses of sight, sound, touch, and smell as they track a mother tiger and her two cubs through a collection of multi-sensory exhibits that highlight the physiology, behavior, and daily lives of these amazing animals. Guests also learn how both space science and aviation science are used in conservation efforts across the world.

www.airzoo.org or (269) 382-6555

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Arts of Japan and China, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

www.kia.org or (269) 349-7775