Blog Page

Open Studio – Welcome All Artists!

Post Image

The Open Studio is held every Tuesday from noon to 3:00 p.m. for a live model study. This venue is a great way for artists to work on their skills in any medium they wish. Artists are asked to bring their own supplies; tables and chairs are provided. Please enter through the Walnut Street door […]

Read More

Swing Dance!

Post Image

Did you know a Swing Dance venue is featured as one of the three dance programs at the Howell Opera House? Join the fun on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday night of each month at 7:30 p.m. following the ball room dance lessons. Grab your dancing shoes and join the fun of this popular, energetic […]

Read More

Ball Room Dance Lessons – Tuesday Evenings

Post Image

Did you know we feature ballroom dance classes as one of three dance programs at the Howell Opera House? The ballroom dance lessons are held every Tuesday night of each month from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. All ages are welcome and no dancing experience is necessary. Admission is $10 at the door and no reservations are […]

Read More

Scary Storytelling – October 28

Post Image

   Let the spooky stories begin! The Livingston Arts Council is hosting another annual Scary Storytelling that includes childrens and adult scary storytelling. Join the spooky fun featuring storytellers from around the state who come to Howell to share their terrifying tales. Children’s Scary Storytelling is at 7:00 p.m. – Free admission located on the first floor. Adult […]

Read More

Rocky Horror Picture Show Returns! October 27

Post Image

IT’S BACK!!! The ever popular cult film returns to the Howell Opera House on Friday, October 27. The legendary 70s film can still get the audience jazzed up with singing along with the scenes, mocking the characters, and shouting lines! Doors open early for cash bar and socializing.  Admission for the 8:00 PM show is […]

Read More

Pop Up Bistro – Fall Favorites!

Post Image

Next Pop up is Wednesday October 11th from Noon to 1:00 p.m.   Fun, Food and Foodini Come join The GREAT FOODINI culinary expert Renee Chodkowski for another Pop Up Bistro featuring recipes, cooking tips, an instructional kitchen demo, and of course…a delicious meal! It’s lunch and a lesson!  The cost is $13.00 – call our office […]

Read More

Howell Winter Marketplace

Post Image

  The 2017-2018 Sunday Howell Winter Marketplace is back starting November 5th. The annual Marketplace is a family-oriented venue held two Sundays a month beginning in November through April, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It’s a way for local farmers, vendors and artisans to remain in touch with their customers throughout the year. A variety of […]

Read More

2017 Concerts at the Courthouse – Thank you to everyone who attended

Post Image

CONCERTS AT THE COURTHOUSE FOR 2017 The Livingston Arts Council would like to thank everyone who attends the concerts every Friday night throughout the summer. We appreciate your support of this popular musical venue and we look forward to providing great community entertainment again in the years to follow. We especially appreciate the following sponsors […]

Read More

GOT ART – Student Art Exhibit Begins March 21

Post Image

  GOT ART! Mark your calendar for the best student art exhibit in Livingston County!    The 19th annual county-wide GOT ART student art exhibit showcases the talent and imagination of Livingston County students K-12. The art program enriches our community and fosters the inspiration and creativity of our youth.  Art teachers countywide are each […]

Read More

Runway Repurposed 2016

  Event held on February 21, 2016 at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, Genoa Township On behalf of the Runway Repurposed 2016 Committee, our GREATEST THANKS to all the talented and creative designers who inspired and amazed us on February 21; to the very generous 2016 sponsors and donors for their support; to the variety of media […]

Read More

We Burned the Mortgage!

Post Image

On Saturday, December 12, 2015, the Livingston Arts Council celebrated the final payment of the Opera House mortgage with a ‘Burn the Mortgage’ party attended by Livingston Arts Council Board members ( past and present) and various supporters. Supporters of the Howell Opera House looked on as the mortgage papers (an enlarged copy of the original) […]

Read More

Runway Repurposed Registration – January 9 & 10

Post Image

Runway Repurposed is an annual event that combines the art of fashion design with the use of recycled materials. The event helps provide funding for the arts while promoting actions that are better for the world. Eliminating more waste by creating something beautifully new and unique while having fun!! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, REPURPOSE!! Here’s an […]

Read More

Acoustic Cafe – Friday, January 20 – Devin Scillian

Post Image

Acoustic Cafe is a popular annual program that entertains audiences every Friday night through March with talented artists providing a variety of musical genres: jazz, rock, country, classical, blues, pop and more.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. No reservations required – you pay at the door.  General admission is $8 […]

Read More

Howell Choirs ‘Holiday at the Opera House’ – December 9

Post Image

Friday, December 9 – Another special musical event to put you in the Christmas spirit!  Performance begins at 7:30 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm) The Howell Choir will once again delight the audience with a showcase of talented Howell High students – with  A Cappella, Highlander Chorale, and ensembles Calamity and Classicality.  The Middle School […]

Read More