WOW - Women's Only Weekend

Event Dates: 11/7/2019 to 11/10/2019
Location:
Downtown South Haven
South Haven, MI 49090
Contact: 269-637-5252

The theme for 2019 is: Women ROCK – Celebrating women throughout history! 

From First Ladies to performers, astronauts, scientists, visionaries, artists - this year, honor any woman you admire! Rosie the Riveter, Amelia Earhart, Gloria Steinem, Marilyn Monroe: Love the material girl? Dress like Madonna from one of her videos. Love science? How about Marie Curie? History your thing? How about Eleanor Roosevelt? There are so many amazing women in history, you may want to honor more than one! Michelle Obama, Audrey Hepburn, Susan B. Anthony, Frida Kahlo – the list is endless! Games and music celebrating all decades – having fun with your friends and celebrating women – what could be better? Join us November 7-10!

 

Schedule of Events

Thursday, November 7

Evening

WOW Registration and Check-In, South Haven Visitors Bureau, 546 Phoenix Street, 1 – 6 PM: Pick up your goodie bags and information for your fabulous weekend.

 

Open Houses, Lodging properties throughout town: Grab some small bites and a glass of wine as you settle into your hotel or B&B for the weekend.

 

Decades of Fun - Trivia Scavenger Hunt, Downtown, All day until 5 PM Saturday: Find trivia clues as you shop and dine at businesses throughout town. Check for details in your check in packet.

 

Make Your Way Through History, Downtown, All day until 5 PM Saturday: With the game card with items to find listed you'll receive in your check in packet, check around town at businesses, keeping track of where you find each item. Then, turn in your game card for the prize drawing. Check for details in your check in packet.

 

Trivia / Musical Bingo Night, Three Blondes Brewing, 7 – 9 PM: Test your knowledge of tunes throughout time and get in the running for a $200 cash prize! Appetizer specials too!

 

Open Mic, Karaoke, Music and More!  9 – 11 PM: The fun keeps going at Three Blondes Brewing!  Join us for open mic night, karaoke and fun at the ultimate girls’ night out! Free to attend; food specials too!

 

Friday, November 8

Morning / Afternoon

WOW Registration and Check-In, South Haven Visitors Bureau, 546 Phoenix Street, 11 AM – 6 PM: Pick up your goodie bags and information for your fabulous weekend.

 

Downtown Fun, Downtown Stores: From mimosas in the morning to special artisan workshops in the afternoon, you'll find tons of fun and “Celebrating Women Throughout History” inspired events around town!

 

Decades of Fun - Trivia Scavenger Hunt, Downtown, All day until 5 PM Saturday: Find trivia clues as you shop and dine at businesses throughout town. Check for details in your check in packet.

 

Make Your Way Through History, Downtown, All day until 5 PM Saturday: With the game card with items to find listed you'll receive in your check in packet, check around town at businesses, keeping track of where you find each item. Then, turn in your game card for the prize drawing. Check for details in your check in packet.

 

Evening

Women Rock! Fun, Baymont Inn & Suites, 7:30 – 10:30 PM: Join in all the excitement at the Baymont Inn & Suites for “decades” of fun featuring singer Tony Fields and keyboardist/backing vocalist Doug Decker.

 

Transportation: The WOW shuttle will be running from the Baymont to downtown both Friday and Saturday nights. Find details in your check in packet.

 

Saturday, November 9

Morning

Downtown Fun, Downtown Stores: From mimosas in the morning to special artisan workshops in the afternoon, you'll find tons of fun and “Celebrating Women Throughout History” inspired events around town!

 

Decades of Fun - Trivia Scavenger Hunt, Downtown, All day until 5 PM Saturday: Find trivia clues as you shop and dine at businesses throughout town. Check for details in your check in packet.

 

Make Your Way Through History, Downtown, All day until 5 PM Saturday: With the game card with items to find listed you'll receive in your check in packet, check around town at businesses, keeping track of where you find each item. Then, turn in your game card for the prize drawing. Check for details in your check in packet.

 

Women's Only Weekend – Fun Run / Walk: 9:30 AM Riverfront Park Marina. Begin your day at Riverfront Park Marina to sign in then make your way around the harbor from the South Pier Lighthouse to the North Pier. You'll get a fun souvenir prize when you arrive at the North Pier!

 

“A League of Their Own” Showing at Michigan Theatre: 9:30 AM Enjoy pastries and coffee while you watch "A League of Their Own ," compliments of Moore Theatres. Doors open at 9:30 am; movie begins at 10:00.

 

WOW Registration and Check-In, South Haven Visitors Bureau, 546 Phoenix Street, 11 AM – 2 PM: Pick up your goodie bags and information for your fabulous weekend.

 

Holiday Ornament Decorating Workshop, South Haven Center for the Arts, 1 – 2:30 PM: The South Haven Center for the Arts invites you to come down to their holiday-themed, Holiday Ornament Workshop.  $5 donation appreciated.

 

Cooking Class, Taste, 2:30 - 3:00 PM: Join Chef Joel of Taste and learn how to prepare a wonderful menu item! Class size is limited; sign up begins Thursday at Taste. Your check in packet will have all the details!

 

Evening

Rock! Fun, Downtown and Baymont Inn & Suites, 7:30 – 10:30 PM: The “decades” of fun keep on going featuring the fabulous Matt Steadman of Ring of Music Band and Orchestra, spotlight dances, photo booth, costume contest, prizes, dance contest, with the winner determined by the audience and more.

 

Sunday, November 10

Brunch, Sophie's and The Old Vineyard Catered by Phoenix Street Café, Downtown, 8 – 11 AM: Keep the fun going and join us as Sophie's and Phoenix Street Café host a delicious brunch buffet. Phoenix Street Café will be serving up made to order omelets along with an amazing assortment of other brunch selections. Sophie’s is working on something special as well! Those who came to the brunch last year know how amazing and well attended it was! We came up with two incredible options for a lovely brunch experience. A great way to energize for another day of exploring all the downtown shops!

 

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South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau
546 Phoenix Street
South Haven, MI 49090
Phone: 269 637-5252
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