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Related Member: ARS Gallery, Box Factory for the Arts, Grande Mere Inn, Inn at Harbor Shores, Krasl Art Center, New Territory Arts Association, Water Street Glassworks

Today we are taking you through a little unknown fact about Southwest Michigan. You might know us for our beaches, our golf courses but we also have an amazing art scene.

Related Member: The Livery, ARS Gallery, The Golf Club at Harbor Shores, New Territory Arts Association, North Pier Brewing Company, Mason Jar Cafe, The Oak Room at the Citadel, Water Street Glassworks, The GhostLight Theatre, Houndstooth

Arts District

There is always something new to see, experience, learn and taste in the Benton Harbor Arts District. When I moved to Southwest Michigan several years ago, there was a solid core of arts organizations in the district. Over the last few years, the area has increased its appeal with a variety of other businesses and restaurants. Moreover, it is just around the corner from the Harbor Shores Golf Club which hosts the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship every other year.

Related Member: St. Joseph Today

If you’re anything like me, the upcoming holidays make this the best time of year. They’re full of joy, a giving spirit, heartwarming family traditions and music that brings you back to the happiest moments of your childhood.

Fab Lab

The Fab Lab at Lake Michigan College is an awesome resource for Southwest Michigan community members and tourists who want to get creative. However, many people don’t understand what they can do at the lab. So, we talked with Chad Dee, the director of Hanson Tech Center at Lake Michigan College to learn more.

Related Member: Bob's Barn Farm Market and Bakery, Stovers Farm Market & U-Pic, Nye's Apple Barn, Piggott's Farm Market & Bakery, Water Street Glassworks, Sommerfeldt's Farm

Pumpkin Patch

Do you still need to carve your jack-o-lantern for Halloween? Are you planning to decorate your porch or lawn with various sizes of pumpkins? Do you need funny-shaped gourds for each of your Halloween party attendees to paint? Come to Southwest Michigan! There are several patches and farm markets listed below where you can still find locally grown pumpkins. Here are 10 tips to help you pick the best one:

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