New crafters at Color Cruise! Join us for Beer Fest!
Sent Date: 10/02/19
Supporting businesses and the community in working together to make Grand Ledge
a great place to live and do business
Next weekend Oct. 11-13 is the 40th anniversary of the Color Cruise and Island Festival. Riverboat rides, Horse-drawn carriage rides and lots of fall festival fun!
There will be close to 70 different displays next weekend including painting, blacksmithing, broom making, yarn spinning, balloon twisting, bullet making, butter making, candle dipping, cider pressing, civil war re-enactments, glass blowing, fur traders, maple syrup, mining, painting pumpkins, rope making, rug twining, a model steam engine and nature center displays just to name a few!
Lots to eat from hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken wraps, sausage sandwiches, elephant ears, funnel cakes, kettle corn, root beer floats and apple pie.
Wednesday October 9th is our next monthly chamber meeting. Our featured speaker is Abraham Garcia from Workhorse Staffing Company. Make plans to join us at 9am in the community room of city hall at 310 Greenwood Street. Come learn something new and meet new people!
Bridge Street Trick or Treating is October 25th from 5:30-7pm. Businesses, the plaza and both sides of Bridge Street will be bustling with kids!
Only 4 more Market on the Grand days!
See what farmers and crafters have on Saturdays at Jaycee Park from 9am-1pm through October 26th.
Oct 3- Painting Class Oct 3- Crafting for a Cause Oct 3- PJ Storytime (Sensory Friendly) Oct 4- Beginning Drawing Class Oct 4- Half-Day Game Play Oct 4- Children 6-12 Classic Art Classes Oct 5- Walk for the Animals Oct 5- Create, Play, and Learn Saturday Storytime Oct 7- Painting Class Oct 7- Homeschool Study Group Oct 7- Clay Play (Registration Required) Oct 7- Stress Management in a Busy Life Oct 8- Painting Class Oct 8- Preschool Storytime Oct 9- Painting Class Oct 9- 32nd Annual Grand Ledge High School Marching Band Exhibition Oct 10- Painting Class Oct 10- Scarecrow Contest Oct 11- GLPD Garage Sale Oct 11- Beginning Drawing Class Oct 11- Children 6-12 Classic Art Classes Oct 11- Oktoberfest Oct 12- Clay Sculpture & Glazing Workshop Oct 12- Sing, Dance, and Move Saturday Storytime Oct 14- Alcohol Ink Workshop Oct 14- Homeschool Study Group Oct 15- Painting Class Oct 15- Preschool Storytime Oct 15- Paws for Reading Oct 16- Painting Class Oct 16- UMW Rummage & Bake Sale Oct 17- Painting Class Oct 17- Crafting for a Cause Oct 17- PJ Storytime (Sensory Friendly) Oct 18- Children 6-12 Classic Art Classes Oct 21- Painting Class Oct 21- Homeschool Study Group Oct 22- Preschool Storytime Oct 23- Painting Class Oct 24- Painting Class Oct 25- Children 6-12 Classic Art Classes Oct 26- Clay Sculpture & Glazing Workshop
Did you know that even if you don't own a local business that you can still show your support for Grand Ledge by helping the Chamber build a stronger community? The chamber hosts several large festivals and your "friendship" helps make those events happen!