9:30 am09:30

Girlfriends Getaway Activities and Fashion Show

The Station will be hosting several activities for Girlfriends Getaway 2017! Check out the website for the whole list of things to do with your girlfriends, moms, daughters, etc.!

The Station will be hosting:

  • Several sessions of our Scrub Station: Pamper your hands! With over a dozen scents to choose from, you will sample two or more options of our of all-natural face and body scrubs and leave with silky, soft hands. 

  • Make and Take Texture Scarf: There is more than one way to wear tights. Learn how to make an infinity texture scarf out of tights. Skills required for this activity: Not many... If you can cut fabric into imperfect strips and tie knots, you can do this activity.

  • Mini Pedi: Have a seat and reward your feet! Soak your feet and re-energize them with an all-natural sugar scrub. You'll go home with tips on how to keep your feet looking great with less lotion and a 2oz sample size of Happy Feet Foot Scrub. Your feet will thank you!

  • Honey of the Hive will be hosting two free bellydance classes.

The Station will also be participating in the Fashion Show, showing off a few of our favorite dancewear and activewear options.

A full day of fun with your girlfriends in Downtown Kalamazoo!

11:00 am11:00

Chili Cook-Off

We are one of over 40 participating downtown businesses! Come try our "We Don't Do Beans Texas Chili". Our unique take on traditional chili heat is sure to surprise and make you wonder why people ever added beans in the first place.

5:00 pm17:00

Art Hop

For the December Art Hop, we welcome the middle school students of Paramount Charter Academy

Paramount's pop-up gallery will feature artwork across several mediums. Refreshments provided.


2:00 pm14:00

Auditions for Moscow Ballet's The Great Russian Nutcracker

Moscow Ballet is coming to Kalamazoo and will perform the Great Russian Nutcracker with the help of a cast of 60 local dancers.

Dancers from all local studios are welcome to audition. A representative from Moscow Ballet will conduct the auditions, cast parts and set the choreography. Dancers will rehearse locally, in preparation for the performance at Miller Auditorium on December 6.

The Great Russian Nutcracker is a great opportunity for dancers to perform on a big stage with professionals and live orchestra. 

Interested dancers should register for auditions

Dancers should wear a black leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers. More advanced dancers should bring pointe shoes. All dancers should wear hair in a bun or pulled off the face, for shorter hair styles.

Recommended ages are 7-17 years old, however, mature 5 and 6 year olds may audition. No prepared audition piece is required.

There is no audition fee. There is a $50 participation fee for the final cast.

Questions? Contact Academy of Dance Arts or The Station!

5:00 pm17:00

Art Hop

Join us for September Art Hop in Downtown Kalamazoo!

Our pop-up art gallery features:

  • Watercolors by Alecia D. Cross 
  • Carvings by Curly
  • Catered refreshments and beverages
  • Decor and coordination by Mingle Events and Consulting

Free event