Arts and Culture

Feature Story  Peter Grimm and Craig Rich are the co-founders of the Holland Waterfront Celtic Festival & Highland Games.

New festival coming to Holland in 2022


Feature Story BigReadBooks

2021 Big Read Lakeshore: How to participate


Feature Story The Holland Symphony Orchestra

HSO's Classics II to feature Godfather composer


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10 highlights from the Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta


Feature Story Kids who attended Pumpkinfest enjoyed having their faces painted, climbing on inflatables, riding a barrel train, and playing a variety of fall yard games, including bowling with pumpkins.
Feature Story A customer orders at the Kuntry Cookin' food truck in Muskegon.

Success of Kuntry Cookin’ shows the power of community support


Feature Story Zeeland’s oldest and most beloved festival is back. Pumpkinfest is a 30-year tradition celebrating community, family fun, and fall activities.

Zeeland’s Pumpkinfest Barnyard Bash is back


Feature Story Mark Herman with his ArtPrize painting.
Feature Story Pianist Ralph Votapek

HSO kicks off season with classics


Feature Story The WMS’s Debut Strings string orchestra program performs in 2019. The proposed Tune Up program is also a string orchestra program, slated to begin in 2022 in Muskegon Public Schools, in collaboration with their IMPACT after-school program.

Symphony announces $5M campaign to build an endowment


Feature Story The Grand Haven lighthouse during a storm. (Todd Reed)
Feature Story Windmill Island Gardens is extending its 2021 season.

Windmill Island Gardens extends season amid record attendance


Feature Story Reyna Masko is the Tri-Cities Puentes Initiative co-chair.

Community Foundation grant lifts up program for Latinx leaders


Feature Story Pyramid Scheme

Transitioning back to indoor gigs: How local venues are adapting


Feature Story Spectators watch the 2019 Civil War Muster at Van Raalte Farm. (Mary Bale)

Grant helps Civil War muster expand, attract new talent


Feature Story The Holland Concert Jazz Orchestra (HCJO) is a professional jazz band based on the West Michigan Lakeshore.

Holland Concert Jazz Orchestra returns with live concerts


Feature Story Charles Elwood