Kalamazoo Events

Another Great Kalamazoo Marathon in 2017
It was a little nippy for the volunteers and spectators, but the cool and sunny Sunday morning was perfect for the some 5,500 runners taking place in the 2017 Kalamazoo Marathon.   The Borgess Run for The Health of It event got started at 8 a...
Irish Fest This Weekend
The 2016 Kalamazoo Irish Fest will be taking place, this weekend, at a new location in downtown Kalamazoo.
The Old Dog Tavern, located at 402 E. Kalamazoo Avenue, will be hosting two days of music, dance and contests celebrating the Irish...
Barn Theatre Opens 70th Season
Back in the 60’s, when we had TWO television channels, no VCR’s or DVD’s and no internet, there certainly weren’t as many entertainment choices out there.   My mom and dad went dancing a lot, but their special night was going …
Shooter Phone Alert for Michigan
A package of bills has passed the Michigan’s House, bills that would authorize mass shooter cellphone alerts, The bills were inspired by the Kalamazoo Uber mass shooting tragedy.
The bills now move on to Michigan’s Senate for their consideration...
Be Warm and Be Filled
For the 38th  year, Stacy Skartsiaris has made sure that all who came to the door of her restaurant, on Thanksgiving Day, would be given a free turkey dinner with all the trimmings.
This tradition, at Theo & Stacy’s Restaurant, in Kalamazoo, began when her husband, Theo, …

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