Mich. – The Michigan International Women’s
Show returns to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Thursday,
May 3 and runs through Sunday, May 6.
will find inspiration, feel refreshed and discover the secrets
to living well, being healthy and having fun with shopping, make-up
tips, fashion shows, cooking demonstrations and entertainment,”
said Beth Anderson, executive show manager of Southern Shows.
Dresses of Diana, The People’s Princess” exhibit will
include the gown she wore dancing with John Travolta at a White
House state dinner and display photographs and video covering
a retrospective of her life as princess, mother, fashion icon
and humanitarian. A replica of Princess Diana’s wedding
gown will also be on display at the show entrance.
Create. Buy.” at the CHA Craft Pavilion designed for beginners
to experienced crafters with over 50 exhibits, make-n-take demonstrations,
craft and hobby industry experts, door prizes and workshops covering
sewing, knitting, beading, needlework, scrapbooking, paper crafts,
home décor and other hobbies. Expert crafters teaching
new techniques on the ilovetocreate.com Stage include wire crafter
Julianna Hudgins; The Crafty Chica Kathy Cano-Murillo; Pattiewack
Pattie Wilkinson; Super Simple Crafts Terri Oullette; and Cool2Craft
Network founder Tiffany Windsor.
can balance it all at the “Balance Your Life” pavilion
exhibits and Balance Your Life Stage educational workshops with
features on health, wellness, fashion, skincare, leisure, cancer
research and all aspects of a woman’s life and meet Kristy
Villa, host of “The Balancing Act” on Lifetime Television.
of "Eat Cheap but Eat Well," celebrity chef and actor
Charles Mattocks will inspire and educate people how to shop for
and prepare healthy and delicious meals without breaking the bank.
Cookbook author Lisa Shively will share quick cooking techniques
and classic favorite recipes from her southern cooking and children
cookbooks prepared with normal ingredients and simple directions.
Henry Ford West Bloomfield hospital’s chefs will demonstrate
gourmet nutritious food recipes designed to help with diabetes,
cancer and menopause. Chefs will prepare their recipes in the
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Cooking Theatre presented by Stonebridge
Kitchen & Bath.
sampling and makeovers will be available at the Kroger Experience
exhibit along with free health screenings for blood pressure and
of SavingsAngel.com will teach how to cut a grocery bill in half
using their database and technology resulting in more deals, greater
savings and better flexibility.
makeup trends and helpful cosmetic tips will be part of the makeovers
offered by Macy’s beauty experts along with an array of
new spring scents.
Sewing Council’s Sewing Lounge will provide make-n-take
projects to help teach basic skills as well as to inspire advanced
sewing, quilting and embroidery enthusiast.
relationship therapist and professor Terri Orbuch, The Love Doctor,
will present "Finding Love Again" with six simple steps
to a new and happy relationship.
will display their Chevrolet Cruze, Equinox and 2013 Malibu Eco
cars and let show attendees test drive them and the Traverse and
Volt cars to receive a $15 Target gift card courtesy of Chevrolet.
Department’s charity fashion show will heat up the runway
Friday and Saturday with firefighters modeling their dress blues
and bunker gear. American Heart Association will display The Red
Dress Tour and host the “Go Red For Women” fashion
show featuring local survivors. Additional fashion shows include
swimwear designer Carol Wior “Swimsuits Slim Secrets”
with tips to enhance and maximize any woman’s figure and
tricks to hide flaws and new spring style collections. Salvation
Army Thrift Stores and Donation Centers will have a bargain boutique
featuring collectibles and fashion wear for sale.
features include Scavenger Hunt with gifts hidden throughout the
show each day; special gifts to the first 100 show attendees each
day; Thursday’s Nurses Day with special savings and gifts
for the first 100 guests sponsored by the Michigan Nurses Association;
Friday’s Girls Night Out with movie passes compliments of
channel 955 and E-Magine theatres for the first 95 attendees entering
after 5 p.m.; Sunday’s Mother & Daughters Day with gifts
and prizes; and more than 400 exhibitors displaying cosmetics,
fragrances, lingerie, purses, shoes, gifts, décor items,
food, arts and crafts, health screenings, fashion and accessories.
annual Michigan International Women’s Show is presented
by The Detroit News and sponsored by Chevrolet and Kroger. Suburban
Collection Showplace is located at 46100 Grand River Avenue between
Novi and Beck Road in Novi. Show hours are 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday;
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m.
- 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10; youth 6 – 12 are $5 and
children 5 and under are admitted free with a paying adult. Advance
tickets are $9 online. Discount tickets are available at Kroger
for $7. Group tickets for 10 or more are offered in advance online
for $8. Happy Hours are everyday after 5 p.m. with $5 admission,
free gifts, discounts and special demonstrations. On site parking
is available for $5. For more information and exhibitor coupons,
or call (800) 849-0248.
Nancy Rosen & Co.
credit: Nancy Rosen & Co.
the Royal Dresses of Diana, the People’s Princess at this
year’s Michigan International Women’s Show.
credit: Nancy Rosen & Co.
you drop at the Michigan International Women’s Show!