Popsicles, Pups & Pickleball! - 8/21/20

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Name: Popsicles, Pups & Pickleball! - 8/21/20
Date: August 21, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
"Popsicles, Pups & Pickleball" is three separate (but walkable) events which will be held in the Caledonia Community Green Park area near the Caledonia Township Library on Friday, August 21 from 10AM - 3PM. The events are in separate areas to allow for proper social distancing. 
  • Pickleball Tournament and Intro to Pickleball Session (play or watch)!
  • BBQ & Kona Ice available for purchase!
  • Doggie Meet & Greet at dog park (11AM - 1PM) with free dog treats!
  • Artists from Rivertown Artists Guild doing art in the park!
  • Live Music from 12-2!
  • Find a local product or service provider in the pavilion area!
Thank you to our event sponsors so far, The Yoga ZenLimitless ChiropracticBryan Harrison, Township SupervisorGreen Wellness LifeBlue Frost ITMoving AngelsPivotal BlueprintBrightWave Pain Therapy and CFG Tax & Accounting

Hand sanitizing stations will be available in each area, compliments of Real Time Pain Relief

Free bottled waters available near the food truck area, compliments of Joni Henry, Caledonia Township Clerk.

Help us re-charge our local economy! This event is a fundraiser for the Caledonia Area Chamber of Commerce to enable us to continue supporting our local member businesses and organizations.

Below is more information about each event!

Pickleball Court Area - located south of library

Intro to Pickleball Session! This is for beginners or those curious about how to play pickleball. Rules of the game and techniques will be shared.

10:30AM until done: 
Pickleball Tournament! Do you have a team or are you an individual who wants to join a team? Sign up now! Beginner and intermediate levels welcome (levels 2.0-3.0)! We will accept 10 teams per division. Round robin play! First priority given to Caledonia area residents (Caledonia, Alto, Dutton, Cutlerville, Byron Center, Middleville, Wayland, Kentwood). Other registrants may sign up and will be notified of acceptance status the week prior to the event.

If you are an individual without a team member, we will attempt to match you up with another player to form a team. Cost is $25 per person/ $50 per team (2 ppl).  ***Requirement: bring your own pickleball paddle(s) and ball. (A suggestion for a place to get those items will be in the registration confirmation email.)

Water and snacks will be provided by Caledonia Resource Center!

BBQ for lunch and Kona Ice will be available for purchase in the pavilion/green space area from 11-3. 

CLICK THE PURPLE "REGISTER NOW" BUTTON ABOVE. **Please indicate "beginner" or "intermediate" bracket in the comments section.

The winning team of each division will receive a $50 local gift card!

Pavilion area

11:00AM - 3:00PM:
BBQ and Kona Ice trucks will be in the green space/pavilion area to provide tasty food for purchase as a fundraiser for the chamber. 

Live bands from 12PM - 2PM! (Tandem Brew & The Brass Horizon)

Artists from Rivertown Artists Guild doing art in the park!

Also in the pavilion area, our members from local businesses and organizations will be there and available for conversations about their products and services. If you are looking for a particular service or product, connect with one of our valued local businesses! We encourage you to support local, now more than ever! Booths will be well spaced for ample social distancing.

*Donations to the chamber will be accepted at the chamber table. Donations will be used to directly support our local member businesses and help stimulate/recharge the local economy.

Members, if you plan to come, please click the "REGISTER NOW" button above to register and let us know you'll be there. It's free! (Limited space available. Priority given to businesses registered for last event date which was rained out.)

Dog Park, just south of the library

11:00AM - 1:00PM
We invite you to a doggie meet and greet at the dog park in Caledonia. Our member business, Winding Lane Kennel, will be there giving away free doggie treats! When you're done, head over to the green space/pavilion area for some lunch or a shave ice!



General Event Sponsorship: $150
If you are interested in having your business logo and name mentioned as a sponsor for this event, please click "REGISTER NOW" above and select the event sponsorship option. 

Event Sponsorship cost is only $150 and includes: 
  • Your logo on all online event marketing (Facebook, Chamber website, etc.) 

Questions? Call (616) 690-2719 or email caledoniachamber@gmail.com. 

COVID-19 Precautions: This is three separate events in three different (but walkable) areas. We will be monitoring the number of people at each of these events areas. Vendor booths will be well spaced with ample room for social distancing. Sanitizing stations in each area will be available. We ask that you follow the social distancing guideline of 6 feet. 
Event Sponsors:
These events will occur in the Caledonia Community Green Park areas located near the Caledonia Township Library. "Pickleball" will take place on the courts, "Popsicles" will take place in the pavilion area and "Pups" will take place at the dog park (south of library).
Date/Time Information:
Friday, August 21
10:00AM - 3:00PM
Contact Information:
Caledonia Area Chamber of Commerce
"Popsicles" and "Pups" events are free of charge (food available for purchase). 
"Pickleball" event is free to watch but $25 pp/$50 per team to register as a tournament player. The intro to pickleball session is free.
*Donations to the chamber accepted at table in pavilion area.
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