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Public Events
  at the Andersen Banquet and Meeting Center

Art in the Heart of the City

The Andersen Enrichment Center and Saginaw Arts and Enrichment Commission host several arts and cultural events each year beginning with an annual student art exhibit in January featuring artwork from the Saginaw Public Schools. Art @ the Andersen highlights paintings and photographs of Michigan Artists. Each June, the Art and Garden Festival fills the Rose Garden with vendors and visitors alike. Wednesday evenings in July finds crowds enjoying Jazz in the Garden concerts featuring Michigan's most popular jazz bands. A regional water color exhibit takes place every fall, and HollyDay Art Fair returns in early December. All of these events are open to the public with free admission for the enjoyment of residents of the Great Lakes Bay Region.

Hollyday Art Fair

This annual holiday tradition in the heart of the city has become a much anticipated event for artists and attendees alike. The Hollyday Fair features fresh holly for sale as well as distinctive gifts in the gift gallery. Michigan artists at booths offer a variety of original artwork, jewelry and more. A soup and sandwich lunch is served in the Garden Room, superb sweets for holiday entertaining are available in the Hollyday Bake Shoppe and a silent auction round out the day.

Art @ the Andersen

Ongoing art exhibits and a Fall Watercolor Exposition give local and regional artists an opportunity to display and sell their work.

Student Art Exhibition

Celebrating Saginaw's Cultures: Unity through Diversity takes place early winter at the Andersen Enrichment Center with a public exhibit and family reception honoring the many young artists, grades 3-12 in the Saginaw Public Schools.

Gift Gallery

The gift gallery at Andersen Enrichment Center features artsy gifts and the work of artists in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Think of us for unique, affordable and thoughtful gifts for family, friends or for the home.

Art & Garden Festival

Our summer art fair and garden extravaganza draws hundreds of art and garden aficionados from around the state to the Lucille Andersen Memorial Garden in June during the first blooming of the roses. The day's festivities include an art fair, garden vendors, gardening demonstrations, silent auction, picnic lunch and our famous homemade strawberry shortcake!

FREE Demonstrations every hour - talk to the Experts
Garden Plants, Accessories, Outdoor Decor
Art Fair
Lunch(11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Fresh Strawberry Shortcake
Silent Auction

Jazz in the Garden

Picture a warm summer evening, a garden of roses and wisteria, a splashing fountain and a performance by a popular jazz band from the Great Lakes Bay Region and you have a winning combination. For four consecutive Wednesdays in July, hundreds of people gather in the Lucille Andersen Memorial Garden for a relaxing evening of free musical entertainment.

Great Jazz Entertainment for the Whole Family to Enjoy! The Andersen Enrichment Center will host its annual summer concert series, "Jazz in the Garden" which will be held in the Lucille E. Andersen Memorial Garden on four consecutive Wednesday evenings.

If you are interested in being a vendor at one of our art fairs or are interested in displaying your work as part of Art @ the Andersen, call the Andersen Enrichment Center at (989) 759-1362.

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