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Subatomic

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Saturday, June 30, 2018
Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl Street NW
Grand Rapids, 49504 United States
$4 – $5

Subatomic will take viewers on a journey of scientific discovery. In 2012, after a 48-year search and the construction of the world’s largest machine, more than 10,000 physicists celebrated the discovery of the Higgs boson, an elusive subatomic particle crucial to physics and existence itself. Learn more about this important discovery, and how it fits into humanity’s quest for unraveling […]

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The Life of the Mind

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Sunday, January 7, 2018
Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl Street NW
Grand Rapids, 49504 United States
Free

The new exhibit, The Life of the Mind, opening Saturday, October 21, tells the story of mental health treatment from the late 18th century through to today. The Life of the Mind explores the evolution of mental health care based on an increase in knowledge of how the brain and mind works and on society’s changing perspectives of mental illnesses. […]

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Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids!

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - Sunday, May 20, 2018
Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl Street NW
Grand Rapids, 49504 United States
$7 – $12

Explore the various Mythic Creatures of the world. Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids features models and replicas of preserved specimens as well as cast fossils of prehistoric animals to investigate how they could have, through misidentification, speculation, fear, or imagination, inspired the development of some legendary creatures.

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Culture Kingdom Live with Culture Queen – Yankee Clipper Branch

Thursday, January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Public Library Yankee Clipper Branch, 2025 Leonard St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
Free

With just a spoonful of magic and ancient wisdom, Culture Queen helps you discover your own royalty and connect with your culture through self-affirming songs, rich storytelling, and body-positive dance. Bright melodies and uplifting lyrics will have you and your royal children cutting a rug and boogieing down as you proudly proclaim, "I like the me I see!" Tuesday, July […]

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Orchid Show

Friday, January 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - Sunday, January 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
Free

Escape the cold and surround yourself with beautiful tropical orchids in the Grand Room. See orchid blooms as small as a mosquito and blooms with petals extending 10 inches or more. Use your imagination to discover how the moth orchid, slipper orchid, and dancing lady orchid got their names. Attend a free talk by experienced orchid growers and discover the […]

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Farmers Market

Friday, August 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Friday, December 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
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Every Friday
Saugatuck Center for the Arts, 400 Culver Street
Saugatuck, MI 49453 United States
Free

This year we’re bringing you the cream-of-the-crop to create an artisan market experience that only West Michigan could offer.  You’ll find an eclectic mix of fresh produce, baked goods, and hand-crafted gifts.  Rain or shine, we welcome you to join us at the Friday Farmers Market! - See more at: http://www.sc4a.org/Happenings/SCA-Farmer-s-Market.aspx#sthash.XECduSbA.dpuf

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Farmers Market

Friday, September 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
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Every Friday
Saugatuck Center for the Arts, 400 Culver Street
Saugatuck, MI 49453 United States
Free

This year we’re bringing you the cream-of-the-crop to create an artisan market experience that only West Michigan could offer.  You’ll find an eclectic mix of fresh produce, baked goods, and hand-crafted gifts.  Rain or shine, we welcome you to join us at the Friday Farmers Market! - See more at: http://www.sc4a.org/Happenings/SCA-Farmer-s-Market.aspx#sthash.XECduSbA.dpuf

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Rodin and the Contemporary Figurative Tradition

Friday, September 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Sunday, January 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
$2 – $65

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) was among the most revolutionary figurative artists in history. Coinciding with the centenary of his death and his universal recognition as the most avant-garde sculptor of his age, this exhibition examines his relevance and vibrancy among Contemporary figurative sculptors. The exhibition will feature loans of Rodin's artwork as well as artwork from current figurative sculptors.

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Are you having trouble controlling what you eat?

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - Tuesday, September 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
North Alano Club, 1020 College NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
Free

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is an international fellowship of people who have experienced difficulties in life as a result of our relationship to food and eating. Our program of recovery is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. We make use of AA principles to gain freedom from addictive eating. There are no dues, fees, […]

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Brew Yoga Get Bent w/Kate!

Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am - Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Elk Brewing: Grand Rapids, 700 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Meet Up Mule & Mimosa Monday

Monday, October 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - Monday, December 18, 2017 @ 11:00 pm
Blue Water, 5180 Northland Dr NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States

Meet up with friends for $5 mules or $5 mimosas Mule Choices: $5 each London peach mule kentucky mule moscow mule michigan mule lavender mule Mimosa Choices: $5 each BWG mimosa blackberry mimosa strawberry mimosa white peach mimosa cranberry mimosa

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LowellArts Holiday Artists Market

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Saturday, December 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 23, 2017

LowellArts!, 223 West Main St.
Lowell, MI , 49331 United States
Free

November 7 – December 23 At LowellArts, 223 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331 The annual LowellArts Holiday Artists Market features artwork by over 50 area artists. Artwork and other handmade items by Michigan artists will be available for purchase during the gift-giving season. Gift items include: pottery, paintings, photography, jewelry, textiles, glasswork, handbags, woodwork, metalwork, wreaths, basketry, ornaments, candles, […]

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Live Trivia Night!

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
JD Reardon’s, 940 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Live Trivia every Wednesday night with Rob from Sporcle. Games start at 8pm and 9pm. Michigan draft beer and well drink specials throughout. Free to play with prizes for first and second place winners of each game. Gather up all your smarty-pants friends and get down to JD Reardon's for some great hump day fun.

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No Problem Training Series

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - Tuesday, May 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Perrin Brewing Company, 5910 Comstock Park Dr NW
Comstock Park, MI 49321 United States

Training for the Fifth Third River Bank Run 2018 starts now! Join the No Problems Training Series this season with Perrin Brewing and several of the RBR Road Warriors! On the second Tuesday of each month leading up to the big race in May, come to Perrin Brewing for a 1-3 mile run that starts and ends back at Perrin. […]

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LowellArts Holiday Artists Market

Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Monday, January 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 23, 2017

LowellArts!, 223 West Main St.
Lowell, MI , 49331 United States
Free

November 7 – December 23 At LowellArts, 223 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331 The annual LowellArts Holiday Artists Market features artwork by over 50 area artists. Artwork and other handmade items by Michigan artists will be available for purchase during the gift-giving season. Gift items include: pottery, paintings, photography, jewelry, textiles, glasswork, handbags, woodwork, metalwork, wreaths, basketry, ornaments, candles, […]

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Yoga at GRAM

Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 5:45 pm - Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 6:45 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

The Grand Rapids Art Museum and AM Yoga present Yoga at GRAM, sponsored by Priority Health. Join us for Vinyasa-style yoga classes with instructors Ashley Yost and Mali Jane. All levels are welcome. Yoga is the art of connecting mind with body through movement, breath, and meditation. Art and yoga have complementary and intrinsically valuable benefits. Art provides us with […]

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LowellArts Holiday Artists Market

Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Tuesday, January 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 23, 2017

LowellArts!, 223 West Main St.
Lowell, MI , 49331 United States
Free

November 7 – December 23 At LowellArts, 223 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331 The annual LowellArts Holiday Artists Market features artwork by over 50 area artists. Artwork and other handmade items by Michigan artists will be available for purchase during the gift-giving season. Gift items include: pottery, paintings, photography, jewelry, textiles, glasswork, handbags, woodwork, metalwork, wreaths, basketry, ornaments, candles, […]

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ANNIE

Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 17, 2017

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, 30 N. Division St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

ANNIE MAIN STAGE HOLIDAY MUSICAL Book by: Thomas Meehan, Music by: Charles Strouse, Lyrics by: Martin Charnin In the midst of the 1930s, Annie is an orphan who is searching for her family. With no help from the tyrannical orphanage director, Miss Hannigan, Annie is selected to stay with a millionaire, Daddy Warbucks, for the holidays. Will Annie finally have […]

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LowellArts Holiday Artists Market

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Wednesday, January 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 23, 2017

LowellArts!, 223 West Main St.
Lowell, MI , 49331 United States
Free

November 7 – December 23 At LowellArts, 223 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331 The annual LowellArts Holiday Artists Market features artwork by over 50 area artists. Artwork and other handmade items by Michigan artists will be available for purchase during the gift-giving season. Gift items include: pottery, paintings, photography, jewelry, textiles, glasswork, handbags, woodwork, metalwork, wreaths, basketry, ornaments, candles, […]

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Pet Photos with Santa

Monday, November 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Monday, December 25, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until Monday, December 18, 2017

Woodland Mall, 3195 28th Street Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States

When Every Monday from November 13th to December 18th Where Macy's Court Santa Pet Photo Hours • Mondays: 10AM-9PM Santa Pet Photo Break Times • Mondays: 1PM-2PM and 5PM-6PM Reserve your time now and save time in line later! Visit shopwoodlandmall.com/holiday for all details. *Only leashed domestic pets will be allowed. Guests with pets are only permitted to come in […]

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Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Sunday, January 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
$4 – $14.50

It’s the season of reflection. Forget the hustle and bustle and find your calm in our winter wonderland—it’s an idyllic spot to center your thoughts on the true meaning of the holidays. This year’s exhibition features 42 displays including sparkling evergreens and cherished rituals from past and present.

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LowellArts Holiday Artists Market

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Saturday, January 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 23, 2017

LowellArts!, 223 West Main St.
Lowell, MI , 49331 United States
Free

November 7 – December 23 At LowellArts, 223 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331 The annual LowellArts Holiday Artists Market features artwork by over 50 area artists. Artwork and other handmade items by Michigan artists will be available for purchase during the gift-giving season. Gift items include: pottery, paintings, photography, jewelry, textiles, glasswork, handbags, woodwork, metalwork, wreaths, basketry, ornaments, candles, […]

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Winter-Time Walks

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 10:15 am - Saturday, January 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, January 6, 2018

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
$2 – $65

Winter in the Children’s Garden can be chilly, but fun! Bundle up and join us on an outdoor interactive discovery walk (Tuesdays at 10:15am and 11:15am and Saturdays at 11:15am) to investigate the Children’s Garden in new ways. Then gather by the hearth in the log cabin to learn about winter with stories and kid-friendly conversation.

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Downtown Market Christmas Tree & Decor Lot

Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Downtown Market Grand Rapids, 435 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

From November 24- December 10, Find the perfect holiday wreath or tree for your home at our Christmas Tree Lot, hosted by Lenderink Tree Farms. We'll have everything you need to deck the halls. Monday- Friday: 3pm-6pm Saturday: 9am-7pm Sunday: 10am-7pm

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Winter-Time Walks

Saturday, November 25, 2017 @ 10:15 am - Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, January 6, 2018

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
$2 – $65

Winter in the Children’s Garden can be chilly, but fun! Bundle up and join us on an outdoor interactive discovery walk (Tuesdays at 10:15am and 11:15am and Saturdays at 11:15am) to investigate the Children’s Garden in new ways. Then gather by the hearth in the log cabin to learn about winter with stories and kid-friendly conversation.

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Pet Photos with Santa

Monday, November 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Monday, January 1, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until Monday, December 18, 2017

Woodland Mall, 3195 28th Street Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States

When Every Monday from November 13th to December 18th Where Macy's Court Santa Pet Photo Hours • Mondays: 10AM-9PM Santa Pet Photo Break Times • Mondays: 1PM-2PM and 5PM-6PM Reserve your time now and save time in line later! Visit shopwoodlandmall.com/holiday for all details. *Only leashed domestic pets will be allowed. Guests with pets are only permitted to come in […]

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Crece latina: Aprendiendo a emprender mi negocio

Monday, November 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
GR Kroc Center, 2500 Division Ave S
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States

Considerando la necesidad de que las mujeres latinas se distingan y emprendan más negocios en esta región de alto crecimiento y con el interés de contribuir a su crecimiento empresarial a través de capacitación profesional. Por este conducto me permito comunicarte que este Instituto llevara a cabo el Seminario: “CRECE LATINA: APRENDIENDO A EMPRENDER MI NEGOCIO”, bajo el siguiente programa: […]

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Winter-Time Walks

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 @ 10:15 am - Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, January 6, 2018

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
$2 – $65

Winter in the Children’s Garden can be chilly, but fun! Bundle up and join us on an outdoor interactive discovery walk (Tuesdays at 10:15am and 11:15am and Saturdays at 11:15am) to investigate the Children’s Garden in new ways. Then gather by the hearth in the log cabin to learn about winter with stories and kid-friendly conversation.

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The Square

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 7:45 pm
UICA, 2 Fulton St W
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

The Square: Dec 1 – Dec 14, 2017 UICA Members: $4, Public: $8 Christian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, a divorced but devoted father of two who drives an electric car and supports good causes. His next show is "The Square", an installation which invites passersby to altruism, reminding them of their role as responsible fellow […]

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1997 Tribute Show | The Pyramid Scheme: Fri 12/1

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 1:00 am
The Pyramid Scheme, 68 Commerce Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Doors at 7:00pm | Music at 7:30pm | ages 21+ | $10 adv/$15 dos To benefit Heart of West Michigan United Way featuring our brilliant local musicians performing the following 1997 albums in their entirety: Spiceworld by The Spice Girls Third Eye Blind by Third Eye Blind Homogenic by Bjork OK Computer by Radiohead Dude Ranch by Blink 182 97 […]

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The Nutcracker

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
DeVos Place and DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids Michigan, 303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Tickets now on sale and starting as low as $20! It's not the holidays without The Nutcracker! Don't miss this family tradition reimagined by local author and illustrator, Chris Van Allsburg (The Polar Express), with choreography by Val Caniparoli, set design by Eugene Lee (Wicked, Saturday Night Live), and live music from your Grand Rapids Symphony.

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Bachata Friday’s Ft. DJ Tony Banko

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 2:00 am
Le Petite Chateau, 2662 Division Ave S
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States

MamboSi Radio Presents: #BachataFridays "Each & Every Friday" (FREE) Door Cover and Drink & Food Specials ) ALL NIGHT Music By: DJ Tony Banko & #MamboSiDjs Bachata, Salsa. Merengue, Reggaeton, & Top.40 V.I.P or More Info 616.516.9284 (FREE BIRTHDAY BASH) (Ask Now)

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Asamu Johnson and the Associates of the Blues

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 1:30 am
Billy’s Lounge, 1437 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Asamu Johnson and the Associated of Blues Friday, December 1st Cover $5 at 8pm/Show at 9:30pm (21+) http://www.billyslounge.com Unique and captivating, Asamu Johnson and his band have performed across the national at various festivals, night clubs, and other venues. They once opened for Blues legend Koko Taylor and have played at notable venues including the Chenango Blues Fest in Norwich, […]

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Snooze Cycle / Ars Nova / Geoff with a G

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 1:00 am
Mulligan’s Pub, 1518 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

FREE SHOW 12.01.2017 Music Starts 10pm (21+) mulliganspubgr.com Snooze Cycle: Snooze Cycle is DIY Americana unleashed: four hands, four feet, and two mouths hell bent on exploring sonic possibility. Snooze spins folk, blues, and rock n roll into lean, driving arrangements and unexpected harmonies. Links: https://www.facebook.com/pg/snoozecycle/ http://www.reverbnation.com/snoozecycle Ars Nova: Ars Nova is an alternative rock band with an emphasis on […]

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12:00 am

Ada Chili And Beer Festival

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 12:00 am
7239 Thornapple River Dr. SE Ada, 7239 Thornapple River Dr. SE
Ada, MI United States

The Ada Chili and Beer Festival, going into its fourth year, has quickly become one of the largest beer and chili festivals in the state of Michigan. Last year, the event drew nearly 2,000 people, 16 breweries and cider farms, 30 chili entries and filling over 10,000 square feet of tent space. Located in downtown Ada, the festival has always been held […]

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8:30 am

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

Join the GRPM for Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 2! Families will enjoy an exclusive holiday breakfast in the Museum! In addition to breakfast, children will meet Santa and Mrs. Claus and take home a printed picture with them, go on an elf hunt, see Let it Snow – the Museum’s holiday themed planetarium show, and visit the Museum's […]

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9:00 am

Home for the Holidays 2017

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Belding Belding, MI 48809, 48887 United States

The event schedule is as follows (subject to change) 9:00AM - 1:00PM - Home for the Holidays Breakfast with Santa and Craft Bazaar, Belding High School (Chamber of Commerce) 6:00PM - 7:00PM - Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony -6:00PM SANTA'S ELECTRIC PARADE! Presented by the Miss Belding Pageant Committee -2 LIVE Reindeer -Music -Lions Club will be serving hot chocolate -Games […]

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Educator Holiday Shop

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, 3195 28th St SE, Ste B116
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States

Pre-K through Grade 12 educators are invited to a special holiday shopping event. Educators will receive a 25% discount on books, toys, games, movies, music, and more. Plus, 10% off Café consumables. Our booksellers can help educators find the perfect gift for themselves and everyone on their holiday shopping list!

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10:00 am

29th Annual Holiday Artists Market

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Shop for beautifully crafted gifts and goods from dozens of regional artists, including jewelry, home goods, fine art, holiday cards, accessories, and toys. Enjoy live music and local food and beverage vendors while you shop for handmade gifts for your friends and family. Support regional artists by shopping locally this holiday season. Steelcase Town Hall 901 44th St. SE Grand […]

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Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GR Kroc Center, 2500 Division Ave S
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States

Make some family memories with kids' activities and a light breakfast. Don't forget to snap a photo with Santa himself! Free for Kroc Center members; $5/person or $20/family for non-members. Pre-register by November 29 at the Welcome Desk or online at: http://bit.ly/2iosgvj

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Christmas for the Animals!

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
John Ball Zoo, 1300 W Fulton St
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

Join us for this FREE holiday event! Featuring: - Santa & his Reindeer - Ice Carving - Santa's aquatic diving elves - Enrichment making for the animals - Animal enrichment demonstrations Thank you so much for your past donations at Christmas for the Animals. Because of the overwhelming generosity of our community, please consider the following ways to give to […]

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10:15 am

Winter-Time Walks

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 10:15 am - Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, January 6, 2018

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
$2 – $65

Winter in the Children’s Garden can be chilly, but fun! Bundle up and join us on an outdoor interactive discovery walk (Tuesdays at 10:15am and 11:15am and Saturdays at 11:15am) to investigate the Children’s Garden in new ways. Then gather by the hearth in the log cabin to learn about winter with stories and kid-friendly conversation.

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10:45 am

74th Annual Santa Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Rockford Rockford, MI 49341, 49351 United States

Join us downtown Rockford for the 74th Annual Santa Parade where the community comes together to showcase businesses, teams, and troops. The parade will go from 10:45am to noon. After the parade, Santa will be in the Rotary Pavilion to visit with the children until 2pm! There will also be free carriage rides at the Rotary Pavilion!

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11:00 am

2017 Ada Chili & Beer Festival

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Community: An RCA Ministry in Ada, 7239 Thornapple River Dr SE
Ada, MI 49301 United States

The Community Church in Ada and the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan are proud to bring you the 4th annual Ada Chili & Beer Festival! With over 35 chili contestants vying for best chili and 20 local breweries serving up their best, this will be an event for the whole family that you won't want to miss. There will […]

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Breweriana Trade Show

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Elk Brewing: Comstock Park, 400 Dodge Street NE
Comstock Park, MI 49321 United States

BREWERIANA: A Beer Can & Brewery Advertising Collectors Trade Show - Brought to you by the Brewery Collectibles Club of America: Mid-Michigan Chapter - Free Admission - Enjoy great craft beer and delicious food while exploring local and national brewery collectibles. - Christmas shop or take a piece of Breweriana home for your collection! -Members of the collectors group available […]

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Cocoa & Canvas

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue3Two, 3232 Shaffer Ave
Kentwood, MI 49512 United States

Join us for fun night at the Venue! Guests without a stroke of painting experience are completely relaxed, enjoying the beauty surrounding them and the process of creating. Guests at Cocoa & Canvas will be given step by step instruction on creating a canvas from several different projects. While having fun creating a canvas, they can also create their own […]

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12:00 pm

Beer City Runner (inexpensive beer tour)

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 30, 2017

Christopher Myers, 4514 County Hill
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States

Grand Rapids....voted "Beer City USA" 2 years running. And we're here so you can experience a wide range of breweries, whether you are a first timer or a regular patron! Here's how it works: our bus, affectionately named "Hoptimus Prime," runs a continuous loop throughout downtown Grand Rapids, stopping at each brewery once an hour. Your pass is good for […]

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Brewery Tour

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elk Brewing: Comstock Park, 400 Dodge Street NE
Comstock Park, MI 49321 United States

The Brewery Tours during Beer Month GR were a big hit we’ve decided to schedule them monthly! Join us the First Saturday of every Month for a tour of our Comstock Park Production Facility. Tour is $10 and includes a logo pint and a Tier 1 beer fill. Please call the pub 616-214-8172 or email info@elkbrewing.com to reserve your space. […]

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Christmas Bar Crawl.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
River City Saloon, 1152 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-4154 United States

Great way to meet new faces, see new places and get some goodies!

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1:00 pm

Tavern 3 Year Anniversary!

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Horrocks Market Tavern, 4455 Breton Rd SE
Kentwood, MI 49508 United States

We are so excited to celebrate 3 years of having our Tavern! Our tavernista's have been slinging beer, wine, and cider for 3 years now, and we want to celebrate with all of our favorite customers! What better way to celebrate than tapping a bunch of specialty kegs and selling some rare bottles from our cellar? We'll keep our tap […]

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2:00 pm

ANNIE

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 17, 2017

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, 30 N. Division St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

ANNIE MAIN STAGE HOLIDAY MUSICAL Book by: Thomas Meehan, Music by: Charles Strouse, Lyrics by: Martin Charnin In the midst of the 1930s, Annie is an orphan who is searching for her family. With no help from the tyrannical orphanage director, Miss Hannigan, Annie is selected to stay with a millionaire, Daddy Warbucks, for the holidays. Will Annie finally have […]

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SOLD OUT | The Rapid presents: The Polar Express (FREE!)

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wealthy Theatre, 1130 Wealthy St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Bring your family and friends for an extraordinary afternoon and magical train ride to the North Pole as we feature "The Polar Express" at the Wealthy Theatre! Tickets are free, and you will be served complimentary popcorn and hot chocolate straight from the North Pole. You will also receive an illustrated commemorative poster and a special gift made by The […]

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3:00 pm

Green Flash Free Tasting

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Craft Beer Cellar Grand Rapids, 404 Ionia Avenue Southwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Green Flash Brewing Co. will be at the bar from 3:00pm to 5:00pm for a free beer tasting. Stop on by to meet with the rep and geek out over their amazing beer. We'll have their beer on draft for here as well as bottles to go. Drink with us in the tap room and take some home! We're right […]

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3:30 pm

Jingle Paws Photo Shoot

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Posh Pet, 2424 Eastern Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States

Ho Ho Ho Woof! Santa Paws is coming to Grand Rapids!! Be sure to wear your ugly Christmas sweaters and bring your pets in for photos with Santa. Photos by Green Dog Photography. Treat bags for all! When: Saturday December 2, 2017 Time: 3:30-5:00pm Place: The Posh Pet Dog and Cat Salon at 2424 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI […]

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5:00 pm

Christmas Cookie Decorating

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Vault Cafe & Bakery, 203 E Main St. Suite A
Caledonia, MI 49316 United States

This Saturday we will be open for dinner and have Free Christmas Cookie Decorating before and after the Caledonia Christmas Parade. Join us for this fun family event. Hours 8am - 8pm.

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6:00 pm

Wage War, Oceans Ate Alaska, Gideon + more at The Stache

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

SectionLive and Live Nation Concerts presents Wage War with Oceans Ate Alaska, Gideon, Varials, & Loathe on Saturday, Dec. 2nd at The Stache at The Intersection. All Ages | Doors 6pm Show 6:30pm | Tickets $16 ADV / $18 DOS On sale 9/15 at 12pm

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6:30 pm

Girls Night Out – Heels Class!

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Imprint Dance Company, 3782 29th St SE
Kentwood, MI 49512 United States

DanceSpire is hosting a "Girls Night Out"! This is a heels class featuring Natiesha Magoon! Natiesha is a Grand Rapids native who is signed to MSA Agency and trains with SoReal cru from America's Best Dance Crew! Super excited for her bring a dope piece. **Discount: If you bring a friend that hasn't been to Drop In Wednesdays more than […]

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7:00 pm

Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple Silent Auction & Fundraiser

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fountain Street Church, 24 Fountain St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Join us on Saturday, December 2 for a silent auction and fundraiser benefiting the Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple! Live music, vegetarian and vegan friendly food, and lots of great gift ideas such as art, spiritual items, hand-made crafts, and one-of-a-kind items will be on offer at our annual fundraiser. $5 suggested donation at the door. Please join us for a […]

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7:30 pm

RIver City Improv

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ladies Literary Club, 61 Sheldon Blvd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Ladies Literary Club, 61 Sheldon Blvd SE: Clean, clever comedy based on audience suggestions. Fast and funny, River City Improv is Michigan's longest running comedy show. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children and students www.rivercityimprov.com 616-752-8570

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8:00 pm

Grand Rapids Griffins VS Chicago Wolves

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

  Fans can secure their full-season, select-season or group ticket packages by calling (616) 774-4585 ext. 2 or visit griffinshockey.com for more information.

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Terravita: Basslife Tour w/ Truth, Bandlez at The Intersection

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 1:30 am
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

SectionLive and IGNYTE EVENTS present TERRAVITA - Basslife Tour with special guests TRUTH and Bandlez, and local support from GRIMEBAG on Saturday, December 2nd at The Intersection. 17+ w/ ID | Doors 8pm Show 9pm | Tickets $15 (First 100) / $20 ADV / $25 DOS On sale now!

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9:00 pm

80s vs 90s at The BOB w/ FeelGood

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 2:00 am
HOME at The BOB, 20 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

FeelGood is bringing the party to Grand Rapids! Playing two sets of the best '80s and '90s. This show is bound to make you feel good! Come early, stay late, let's party, and FeelGood http://www.FeelGoodMusicChicago.com

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Bottom40 /AB/ Crafty: ROBOT ROCK | The Pyramid Scheme: Sat. 12/2

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 1:30 am
The Pyramid Scheme, 68 Commerce Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Doors at 9:00pm | ages 21+ | $10adv/$12 dos ROBOT ROCK BOTTOM 40 - A/B - CRAFTY Hey Y’all! Bringing back the ever popular ROBOT ROCK theme - with a twist. Homies!?! We’re blending some different - yet familiar scenes for this party. We “Formed Voltron.” This party is a BOTTOM 40 - A/B - CRAFTY event, we’re super stoked! […]

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Guttermouth/Koffin Kats/The Atom Age/Gallows Bound!

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill, 760 Butterworth St SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

$ 20.00 - $25.00 / Age 21 And Up Additional Info: Guttermouth- Many years and albums later, we are still on the go. In a time where bands take "breaks" in order to have reunion tours along with all types of marketing gimmicks, Guttermouth continues to tour much of the year with no plans on stopping! Koffin Kats- The groundwork […]

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9:30 pm

May Erlewine – LIVE at Founders

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 1:00 am
Founders Taproom – Grand Rapids, 235 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Michigan's darling songbird, May Erlewine returns to Founders Taproom for a very special engagement. Don't miss an intimate gathering with one of our absolute favorite singer-songwriters.

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ORGANISSIMO

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 1:30 am
Billy’s Lounge, 1437 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

ORGANISSIMO Saturday December 2nd Doors at 8pm/ Show starts at 9:30pm $10 Cover http://www.billyslounge.com ORGANISSIMO ORGANISSIMO is a jazz trio centered around the mighty Hammond B3 organ. The group formed in the year 2000 and has released six CDs, a live concert DVD, and garnered acclaimed reviews in publications like Downbeat, JazzTimes, the Chicago Tribune, the Philadelphia Inquirer, JazzWeek, and […]

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