Welcome to Fall at the SCA

We’re wrapping up our year of GROWTH with an amazing line-up of Creative Fall Programming… from markets to comedy shows, live music to silent disco, and classes to conversations.

Learners of all ages have the opportunity to expand horizons, experience, and enjoy at the SCA this fall.

Registration for ticketed events opens Thursday, August 23 for members and Thursday, August 25 for public registrations. If you want to ensure your seat in our fall programming, join the SCA family by making a donation of $50 or more to unlock early access to tickets!


Laughter. Tears. Joy. Celebration. From classic tunes, to operatically trained musicians, to laugh out loud comedy – you’ll love the ticketed performances at the SCA this Fall.

September 2: A Couple Strong Belts Cabaret featuring Tommy Vendafreddo + Marya Grandy. Get Tickets >>
October 22: The Second City’s Out of the House Party. Get Tickets >>
November 11 + 12: Bravo! From Opera to Broadway. More Info >>
December 4: Lakeshore Community Chorus’ Holiday Reflections held at the SCA. More Info >>


Learn something new or master a skill you know and love. Get hands-on with professional artists, explore an exciting new topic, or simply enjoy a nice night out.

September 21: Behind the Curtain: Grand Rapids Ballet at SCA. More Info >>
October 6: Fall Container Arrangements class with Scotty Jacobs. More Info >>
October 8: Collage & Coffee Adult Programming. More Info >>
October 19: Mingle with Molly Costello, Fall Exhibition Artist. More Info >>
November 18: Winter Whimsy Wreaths + More Class. More Info >>


Just because summer is ending – it doesn’t mean the party has to end too! We’re going to dance, celebrate, sip cocktails, support local businesses, and GROW this fall, won’t you join us?

Every Friday in September: Outdoor Markets featuring local vendors. More Info >>
October 28: A Bright Night | Exhibition Opening, Silent Disco, Specialty Drinks, Food Trucks. More Info >>
November 5: Conversation Circles with Molly Costello, Fall Exhibition Artist. More Info >>
November 4 + 18: Winter Eve Market (1) featuring local makers. More Info >>
December 3: Outdoor Holiday Market. More Info >>


Always free admission

The gallery and corridor will be filled with inspiring stories, beautiful pieces, and memorable moments this fall. We open up our fall season with student work, and close it rooted in gratitude with illustrator Molly Costello.

September 14: Art Á Loan exhibition featuring works by Saugatuck Public School students open + reception. More Info >>
September 14: Ubuntu: I Am Because We Are exhibition featuring works by CultureWorks Student Advisory Council + I Am Academy of Holland opens. More Info >>
October 21: Molly Costello’s exhibition Fertile Futures opens. More Info >>

Plus... mark your calendars for


Check off your shopping list this holiday season by gifting tickets to upcoming SCA experiences.

November 17: Hempy Keyboard Series tickets released. (November 15 for members)
December 8: Mountainfilm On Tour: Saugatuck tickets released. (December 6 for members)

Keep an eye out for another update when tickets are released Thursday, August 25 — and don’t miss your chance to join the action!

Download our Fall Creative Programming Guide with all the dates below.

Thank you to our Community Partners who help make SCA dreams a reality with ongoing generous support.
Jeff Antaya + Peter Rosenfeld
Andy Knight + Beau Gratzer

Carol + Greg Josefowicz

Mary Kay + Mark Baker

John Armstrong
Guy Ballard + Richard Heriford
Jones Family Foundation
Jim Sellman

Vickie + Dan Bischoff
Patsy + Randy Ramsey
Keith Walker
Bud Baty + Max Matteson
Roxanne Decyk + Lew Watts
Dave Heilman + George Stoutin

Mike Akey
Ken Altman
Gina + Kevin Bognar
John Cannarsa + Tim Straker
Victor Cardona + Phil Smith
Cathy + Clark Carmichael
Jerry Carpency
Leslie + Stelios Dokianakis
Bobbie Gaunt
Angela + Bob Knauss
Deb Minton + Terri Osborne
Susan Reck
Daniel J. Reid Foundation
Wade Rouse + Gary Edwards
Connie + Reg Vorderman
Sharrie + Wayne Wellman
Deb + Doug West

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