Monday, January 16th is commonly known as "Blue Monday" and is the most depressing day of the year. Here's a few ways to beat the blues this Monday in Kalamazoo.Having "The Blues" is no pick nick. No, I'm not talking music. Need to find some ways beat the blues.

According to Wikipedia, blue Monday is...

Blue Monday is a name given to a day in January (typically the third Monday of the month) reported to be the most depressing day of the year for countries in the Northern Hemisphere.

Then was also described in The Sun as,

It is calculated using a series of factors in a (not particularly scientific) mathematical formula. The factors are: the weather, debt level (specifically, the difference between debt and our ability to pay), the amount of time since Christmas, time since failing our new year’s resolutions, low motivational levels and the feeling of a need to take charge of the situation.According to the formula (below) Blue Monday 2017 will fall on January 16 in 2017 – so bad luck if it’s your birthday.

There is no real scientific data to back this up so let's just assume that you're feeling blue. Here is a list of things you can do in Kalamazoo to beat "Blue Monday".

Kalamazoo Beer Week:  Commonly known as KBW, you can meet with the brewers, learn about beer and learn to love Kalamazoo Beer. After all, Kalamazoo is Michigan's REAL Beer City.

The Golden Age Of The Sports Car: This "Limited Engagement" event is happening at the Gilmore Car Museum and runs through April 30th.

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is showing a great exhibit on Ceramics through March 12th.

You can Find more events in Kalamazoo on the Discover Kalamazoo page.

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