Juneteenth means parties in Calhoun County

Join the Juneteenth celebration in Calhoun County on June 14 and 15. Juneteenth is an annual holiday, celebrating the official end of slavery – two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was decreed Union soldiers liberated the last enslaved people in Texas on June 19. Battle Creek is…

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Cereal Fest is a Sweet Summer Festival in Battle Creek

Indulge in a colorful, crispy bowl of cereal in Battle Creek on June 8. The National Cereal Fest is one of Michigan’s sweetest summer festivals. It has free breakfast, music acts, animals and bounce houses. Why cereal? Battle Creek is the town where the Kellogg brothers found a way to make…

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7 Big summer events

While Cereal Fest on June 8 really kicks off summer here in Calhoun County, it’s only the beginning of the fun. Here are seven events you should put on your calendar: Cereal Festival Indulge in a colorful, crispy bowl of cereal in Battle Creek on June 8. The National Cereal Fest is one of…

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Calhoun County 2024

Are you looking for somewhere to celebrate St. Patty’s Day in Calhoun County? Thankfully, there’s plenty of local restaurants/pubs that will be hosting St. Patrick’s Day celebrations all weekend long! Celebrate with food and drink specials this St. Patty’s Day all throughout Calhoun County. However…

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Winter food festivals to warm you up in Battle Creek

Winter calls for comfort food. Eat your heart out at three food festivals in Battle Creek before spring returns: Que the Creek, Glizzy Fest and The Big Cheese. You can help declare the best grill master, the top dog and the big cheese by voting for your favorite chefs. Kellogg Arena provides…

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Home Tour 101

Home Tour Travels to the Country This Year Anyone who drives through Marshall instantly notices the architecture. Not only the Victorian houses that have been preserved, but also the quirky home designs and centennial farms. The Home Tour gives you a chance to see behind doors and learn the…

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Calhoun County Fair: What you need to know

Here’s the Important Questions About the Calhoun County Fair Saddle up, because the Calhoun County Fair gates open up on Saturday, Aug. 13. While it’s a big week for everyone who has been baking, making and growing throughout the year, the county fair is still a celebration for everyone. Try…

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Battle Creek’s coolest event is Color the Creek

The August weather will be hot, but Battle Creek will be cool with a major art event that happens for an entire week. Color the Creek brings artists from all over the country to paint murals in the city. To find a map and guide to all of the past murals (more than 30!) stop at the Battle Creek…

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Catch the Vibe at Leilapalooza

Battle Creek’s biggest music festival is an entire summer vibe. Bring a picnic blanket to sit on the lawn in front of Leila Arboretum’s outdoor stages. Let the kids kick around a soccer ball on the grass. Take some photos for Instagram. Here is what you need to know to have a great time at the…

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10 Big Summer Events (That Aren’t Cereal Fest)

While Cereal Fest really kicks off summer here in Calhoun County, it’s only the beginning of the fun. Here are 10 events you should put on your calendar: Juneteenth Juneteenth has been celebrated in Battle Creek for decades. Join the tradition June 16-17 with activities for the entire family. Go…

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