Creatives and Crafters

Rural Sophistication

Galleries

Wander the galleries of Newaygo County to experience a diverse blend of artistic expression.

Performance

From concerts to plays, Newaygo County has a live performance line up that is sure to entertain!

Museums & Observatory

Emerse yourself in the history of the region at a Newaygo County museum.

Greetings from Newaygo mural

FOLLOW THE ART TRAIL

While in Newaygo County you won’t want to miss the public art installations of the NewayGo County’s Art Trail.  This self-guided tour will show you the way to 25+ public art installations along a simple to navigate route around the county Enjoy original artist’s works from murals to sculpture while visiting the quaint towns of our region.  Explore 11 public art displays on a walking tour of Fremont, and then take a ride to enjoy even more historic and creative works of art throughout the county.

Stories of Newaygo Culture

Get Your Art On!

Get Your Art On!

This not so summery weather seemed to call for something fun inside today.  Newaygo County, known for its outdoor activities, has plenty of hidden treasures for these occasions.  However, this morning, I was really in for a special treat as I ventured into an...

Fresh From the Farm

Fresh From the Farm

Agriculture has long been a staple of the NewayGo County economy. One reason why Gerber Baby Food put the area on the map was because of its relationship with local farmers.  You’ll see the same focus on agriculture and locally produced fruits and vegetables at...

Exploring Newaygo’s Past

Exploring Newaygo’s Past

Growing up, in an area, we often become familiar with local history. It is taught in schools, on field trips, family members talk about "back when...", and traditions are born in recognition of the history. When you're raised in a community, you often become tired of...

Agritourism

Agritourism

I recently heard the term Agricultural Tourism or Agritourism for short, and was immediately intrigued by the idea, that individuals go out of their way to visit areas because of the agriculture. After a little bit of research, I realized that the idea of visiting an...

Hunt for Karner Blue Butterflies at Sanctuary

Hunt for Karner Blue Butterflies at Sanctuary

Sometimes you want to do something different than follow a path through the woods. Maybe you want to create an adventure or a bit of a scavenger hunt for an endangered species. One of the good things about the late spring/summer season is the endangered Karner Blue...

Newaygo: A Truly Magical Place

Newaygo: A Truly Magical Place

This truly is a magical place.Nestled on the banks of the Muskegon River in Newaygo County rests the nostalgic town ofNewaygo, MI. The historic district of this town still features all of the old world charm and design;restored vintage buildings, bustling...

Freedom Fest

Freedom Fest

          When I grew up, it was a seemingly simple affair. We were a small family, myself an only child, and our extended family didn’t visit often. During the cold-weather holidays, we would always venture their way, with some dish wrapped tightly in towels and hot...