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Celebrated each year from September 15 to October 15, Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Keep reading to get a look at some of the events happening around West Michigan to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

We can picture it now: Crisp sunny days with a slight chill, cider (and donut) in hand and a wagon pulling all of your unique treasures. You've been perusing countless stands of handmade goods, antique collections and plenty of food trucks. Look around—you're at West Michigan's favorite flea market.

From the polished patterns of formal gardens tended by human hands to the seamless design of nature's own wise weaving, this year's Chrysanthemums & More! exhibition offers up an elegant autumn tapestry to explore.

On Saturday, September 9, the picturesque Garden Club Park in Rockford will be overflowing with creativity once again with the return of Art in the Park. The admission-free art fair runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features an eclectic group of over 50 Michigan artisans selling a wide a variety of art including jewelry, pottery, paintings, photography, woodwork, home décor, glass, leather work, clothing, illustration, sculpture and more.

As Broadway Grand Rapids rings in 35 years of bringing the very best national touring Broadway productions to West Michigan, the non-profit organization has shared a number of ways they're celebrating and commemorating this milestone.

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