On Saturday, May 10th, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, The Specialty Shops of Allegan County are hosting their 2nd annual Specialty Shops Shop-Hop.
The Specialty Shops will be participating in various combinations of art and crafts demonstrations, community art projects, door prizes and special offers.
Everyone visiting all participating Specialty Shops will be entered into a drawing for a $100 worth of gift certificates, good for redemption at any of the participating Specialty Shops. Simply pick up a Specialty Shop brochure at any of the Specialty Shops, get your brochure "stamped/stickered" at that shop, and present it again at the next shop. Turn in the fully stamped/stickered brochure at the last stop and be entered to win a gift certificate valued from $50 for first place, $30 for second place and $20 for third. You must have visited each participating Specialty Shop (purchase not necessary) and received a stamp/sticker at each location to be eligible.
Baker Allegan Studios: Community Rug Weaving. Everyone who wishes can weave on a rug that will be donated to The Old Regent Theater for Auction. We have a sale on yarns up to 60% off and selected items up to 40% off.
B & C Emporium:
Craig will be doing a chair caning and or chair rushing demo through out the day.
From My Hand to Yours:
A shop full of treasures and inspirational ideas. Check our web-page for demonstrations and deals.
Marr Haven Wool Farm: During Shop Hop day at Marr Haven, you can learn the dry method of wool felting with a needle and decorate a book mark to take home. You will see one of a kind felted fiber art ready to wear and gifts made with unspun sheep wool fibers and a little water and soap; plus all the supplies for you to make your own fiber art.
Mary's Gourmet Cupcakes:
Reflexions Plus/ Made in Allegan:
Visitors will receive recipes for using essential oils in their cleaning products, personal care, and cooking!!!
Something Sweet Candy Shop:
Enjoy a visit to Something Sweet. A hometown candy gift store that has a treat for all. CHOCOLATES, specialty TRUFFLES gourmet jelly beans, nuts and snack mixes are a few of the treats that will tempt you! If you are looking for a special gift, we also create custom gift baskets according to your budget and occasion. "A gift you will be proud to give". Corporate orders welcome. Please come, have fun, and be a "kid in a candy shop".
Sharon's Quilts and More:
During the Shop Hop day at Sharon's Quilts and More, Inc. you will be able to try hand quilting a small block which you can take home with you to use as a coaster. You will see fabrics, notions, ready made quilts, etc. We are offering 15% off on all fabric sales and a gift bag with each purchase. There will also be a door prize drawing at the end of the night. You do not need to be present to win. And as always, free coffee, tea, bottled water and treats and on shop hop day special treats
The Resale Place:
We have more stuff than we know what to do with. Here you can find anything from finished decor, antiques, collectibles, craft supplies and projects.We will be doing demonstrations to reinvent a beloved or new piece of furniture by ways of painting, refinishing or re-purposing.
Critter Croft Acres:
We will be having a drawing for a basket that day; our soaps will be located within Baker Studio. While visiting Baker Studio, feel free to stop by and visit our soap display to put your name in for a drawing on a basket full of soaps and more!
Our Map is coming soon.
Looking for things to do in West Michigan? Between your adventures in our great outdoors of West Michigan and the multitude of events, concerts, sports and shows...Visit our unique, Fun & Funky Specialty Shops, Antique Shops, Art Galleries and other cool things to do in West Michigan that will capture your interest. Take home a piece of our culture with our Made in Michigan products, from Arts and crafts like Quilting, Weaving, Homemade Goats Milk Soaps, Wool Yarn and Felting to Recycled Re-purposed Up-cycled Shabby Chic Furniture, to beautiful Wall Art, Pottery, Woodworking and Fiber Art by Michigan Artist . You will treasure forever, the great small-town ambiance and friendly folks who live here. Not to mention the wonderful home-cooking in our Restaurants.
West Michigan: A long time favorite destination for Day-Trippers, Tourists, Vacationers and Sight-Seers for generations. We have it all, from History and Culture to Resorts for all seasons, like: Downhill Skiing, Golfing and Water Sports, Hunting, Fishing, trails of all kinds for Horseback riding, Mountain Biking, Cross Country Skiing and Hiking, Fall Color Tours, Art Hops... pretty much everything worth your time to experience and enjoy fun things to do in West Michigan with your friends and family. Come for the day, stay for a weekend, live for a lifetime.
The City of Allegan is centrally located to everything that is West Michigan. A wonderful walkable town surrounded by Golf, Skiing, Wineries, U-Pick Orchards, Hunting, Fishing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Hiking, Horseback Riding and Sky Diving. not to mention all the great little "Mom & Pop" shops where we treat you like old friends. We are the center of the triangle that is Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Holland / Saugatuck.