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  • Paw Paw
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  • Concerts on the Lake
  • Wine & Harvest Festival
UNCORK PAW PAW - A VILLAGE TO DISCOVER

 Paw Paw is a place where you can discover a relaxing atmosphere intertwined with great shopping, fantastic restaurants, owned and operated by artistic chefs,  commercial buildings and free parking. It is the perfect place for friendly hometown business, where all office buildings have broadband fiber optic and wireless services to meet the new economic needs.
Just take a stroll in the downtown shopping district and accept the invitation to come into its quaint buildings. Afterward, we invite you to sample the great wine from our nationally known and award-winning wineries. There are tours and wine tastings every day, year round.
Discover Paw Paw’s special events such as Concerts on the Lake, Paw Paw Days, Wine and Harvest Festival, and Christmas in the Village.
Come and see for yourself all that Paw Paw has to offer:

 

  • Great commercial buildings and offices
  • Located just 2 hours from Chicago and Detroit
  • Already hardwired with fiber optic broadband service as well as wireless internet
  • Great interstate access; I-94, exit 60 –a heavily traveled rout (more than 30,000 cars a day) between Chicago and Detroit
  • Excellent roadway routs; M-40 runs N&S and Red Arrow Highway (Michigan Ave. in the Village) runs E&W
  • Over 6,000 households within a 10 minute drive
  • Over 50,000 households within a 20 minute drive
  • Over 114,000 households within a 30 minute drive
  • Over $53.3 million in consumer retail demand with more than $37 million in unmet demand
  • Business Support grant and loan opportunities available for commercial and industrial business whether new or existing
  • Local DDA and EDC grants and loans available for up to $200,000

2017 Community Events Calendar

 

 

 

2017

Paw Paw Community Events Calendar

Events list subject to change. Contact info follows.

 

 

Chamber Annual Dinner - Sponsored by the Paw Paw Area Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber)

March 25 @ 5:30 pm @ the Paw Paw Lions Club

 

Art Hop - Sponsored by the Southwest Michigan Artists Association (SMAA)

TBA @ Multiple locations @ Downtown Local Businesses

 

crop hunger walk - Sponsored by local churches and organizations

Last Sunday in April (Annually 35th year) @ Paw Paw United Methodist Church, 420 W Michigan Ave.

 

Paw Paw Farmers Market - Sponsored by the Village of Paw Paw

Sundays ~ May 21 – October 22 @ Parking Lot Corner of Paw Paw Street and Gremps

 

SMAA Chalk the Walk - Sponsored by the Southwest Michigan Artists Association (SMAA)

A June date to be announced 5:00 – 6:30 @ Paw Paw Library

 

Carnegie Garden Club Garden Walk - Sponsored by the Carnegie Garden Club

Craft Sale at the Carnegie and Garden Walk

June 24th ~  10 am – 4 pm

 

Sunday Summer Concerts on the Lake - Sponsored by the Paw Paw Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Free Music @ The Maple Lake Amphitheater Park

Sundays:  July2 – August 27

 

Paw Paw uncork the Arts - Sponsored by the SMAA

Saturday, July 15 Downtown Paw Paw Maple Lake Front

 

Paw Paw Days classic Car and Truck Show - Sponsored by the Chamber

Saturday, July 22 @ Downtown Michigan Ave.

 

Wine & Harvest Festival – Sponsored by the Wine and Harvest Festival Committee

September 8, 9 & 10 throughout Downtown Paw Paw; activities for the whole family.

 

Wine & Harvest Festival Fireworks - Sponsored by the DDA

September 8 @ Dusk @ Lake Front Park Downtown Paw Paw (Rain Date : September 9, Dusk)

 

Art Party And AUCTION- Sponsored by the SMAA

An October date TBA @ the Paw Paw Lion’s Club

 

Safe Trick or Treat –  Sponsored by the PPDDA and the Village of Paw Paw

October - TBA

 

Festival of Trees – Sponsored by Senior Services of Van Buren County
November 17 & 18 at the Lawton Community Center

 

Art Tasting - Sponsored by St. Julian Winery and the SMAA

November TBA

 

Village Community Tree Lighting Ceremony - Sponsored by local businesses and the DDA

December 1, 5:30 pm

 

Children’s Christmas Parade - Sponsored by the DDA

December 2 @ 10 am, Downtown Paw Paw

 

4th Annual 5K Santa Run/Walk & 1 mile Fun Walk - Sponsored by the Paw Paw Area Rotary Club

December 9 At the Paw Paw Middle School

 

Santa at the Carnegie CenterFree photos for all. Sponsored by the DDA and local businesses

Wednesday, Dec. 13, Thursday, Dec. 14, Friday, Dec.15 - 3 pm to 8 pm

Saturday Dec. 16 @ 10 am- noon and 1 pm- 5 pm

 

 

 

 

 

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Carnegie Garden Club

                Address: 129 South Kalamazoo Street, Paw Paw, MI 49079

                Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Carnegie-Garden-Club/

                Phone: (269) 668.3662 or 657.6733

 

Paw Paw Downtown Development Authority

                Address: 129 S. Kalamazoo Street, Paw Paw, MI 49079

                Website: www.pawpaw.net/DDAKeepitLocal.aspx

                Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Uncork-Paw-Paw /

                Phone: 269.415.0060
               
m.springer@pawpaw.net

 

Paw Paw Area Chamber of Commerce

                Address:206  E. Michigan Ave., Paw Paw, MI 49079

                Website: www.pawpawchamber.com

                Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Paw-Paw-Area-Chamber-Of-Commerce/

                Phone: 269.657.5359
               
info@pawpawchamber.com

 

Paw Paw Area Rotary Club

                Address: PO Box 477, Paw Paw, MI 49079-0477

                Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Paw-Paw-Area-Rotary-5K-Santa-Run/

                Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Paw-Paw-Area-Rotary-5K-Santa-Run /

 

Senior Services of Van Buren County

                Address: P.O Box 105  Paw Paw, MI 49079

                Website: www.seniorservices-vbc.org/

                Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Senior-Services-of-Van-Buren-County/

                Phone: 269.655.8000

 

Southwest Michigan Artists Association

                Address: 111 S. Kalamazoo Street, Paw Paw, MI 49079

                Website: www.swmaa.org

                Facebook  https://www:facebook.com/pages/Southwest-Michigan-Artists-Association  

                Phone: 269.521.7657
             
mcurry@mcurryarts.com
 

Wine and Harvest Festival

                Address: PO Box 376, Paw Paw, MI 49079-0376

                Website: http://wineandharvestfestival.com/

                Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pawpawwineandharvest   

                Phone: 269.655.1111

                mclear@btc-bci.com

 

Crophungerwalk

                Address: Attn: Mary Lou Hartwell:  215 Glenview Drive, Paw Paw,  MI. 49079

                Website: http://www.crophungerwalk.org/pawpawmi

                Phone: 269.269-657-4894

                MHart87080@aol.com

 

Paw Paw Farmers Market

                Address: 111 E. Michigan Ave.

P.O. box 179, Paw Paw, MI 49079 

                Website: http://www.pawpaw.net/FarmersMarket.aspx    

                Phone: Nadine Jarvis : 269-921-1482

                PawPawFarmersMarket@Frontier.com

 

UPCOMING EVENTS IN PAW PAW, MICHIGAN

 

CONCERTS AT THE MAPLE LAKE AMPHITHEATER 
Watch for 2017 Concert Dates

 

PAW PAW FARMERS MARKET 

 

FIREWORKS Over Maple Lake

Friday night, September
Friday Night ~ Wine and Harvest Festival Weekend
(Sponsored by the PP Downtown Development Authority)

 

WINE AND HARVEST FESTIVAL


2017 Events Calendar

Village of Paw Paw
Larry Nielsen, Manager
Phone:  369-657-3148
larry@uncorkpawpaw.net
 
 
 
 
 
 
          Downtown Development
 Authorit
y
Mary E. H. Springer
DDA Coordinator
129 S. Kalamazoo Stree
Paw Paw, MI 49079
Phone:  269-415-0060
m.springer@pawpaw.net 
 
 
        StudioOne Creative
Rene Rodriguez
50975 Jordan Street
Paw Paw, MI 49079
Phone:  269-655-9464
Mobile:  269-599-2180
studioonecreative@me.com
 
 
 
      Marketing
Stephen C. Trivers
151 S. Rose Street, Suite 611
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone:  269-385-2757
Fax:  269-343-2992
Mobile:  269-370-0590
Stephen@StephenTrivers.com
 
 
 
Propert Development

The Barton Group
Amelia Barker-King
Cell:  269-823-3572
Office:  989-216-7350
ABK@thebartongroupofmich.com