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Grand Auction

Sunday, May 5 @ 11:59 pm - Saturday, May 18 @ 11:59 pm
Grand Rapids Symphony, 300 Ottawa Ave NW Ste 100
Grand Rapids, MI United States

Join the Grand Rapids Symphony for our first annual Grand Auction The Grand Auction is a collaboration of local Grand Rapids businesses and the Grand Rapids Symphony to help fundraise in support of bringing great orchestral music to the community. Items up for auction will feature exclusive experiences from the Symphony, such as Tickets & a Private Backstage Toast with […]

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Freddy Todd & Mystic Grizzly at The Stache

Friday, May 10 @ 8:00 pm - Saturday, May 11 @ 1:30 am
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

SectionLive present Freddy Todd & Mystic Grizzly with local support from SUBCREATE and Panther on Friday, May 10th at The Stache at The Intersection. 17+ | Doors 8pm | Show 9pm | Tickets $12 (Limited) / $15 ADV/DOS On sale 2/15 at 10am Tickets

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Hail Satan?

Friday, May 10 @ 8:00 pm - Monday, May 20 @ 10:00 pm
UICA, 2 Fulton West
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Hail Satan? UICA Members: $5, Public: $10 Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is an inspiring and entertaining new feature documentary from acclaimed director Penny Lane (Nuts!, Our Nixon). When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious […]

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Friday Night Karaoke

Friday, May 10 @ 9:00 pm - Saturday, May 11 @ 2:00 am
Fulton Street Pub & Grill, 801 Fulton St W
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

Come down to the pub, and sing all of your favorite songs!!!

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Austin Stirling/Colton Snuffer & The Dead Horsemen/Jake Schlegel

Friday, May 10 @ 10:00 pm - Saturday, May 11 @ 1:00 am
Mulligan’s Pub, 1518 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

(21+) FREE SHOW 05.10.2019 Music Starts @ 10pm mulliganspubgr.com Austin Stirling - He doesn’t stick to formalized roots or folk: that's a blueprint too many of his contemporaries have used to build a shrine to a stereotypical religion. Instead, he mixes up a serious mesh of influences from Blues, Country, the sweaty vibes of Rockabilly, and Saturday evening mischief before […]

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8:00 am

The Saturday Shop Ride!

Saturday, May 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Alger Bikes, 120 28th St SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49548 United States

Yay May!!!! It's time to ride Saturday mornings again! We roll from the shop @ 8:00 (sharp) and we'll alternate between 3-5 of out favorite loops. Expect 40-ish miles, a friendly paceline holding 16-18mph and the occasional coffee stop. We'll have 2 Ride Leaders so no one gets left behind.

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10:00 am

Great Lakes Mega Meet – Scrapbooking Convention

Saturday, May 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave
Novi, MI 48374 United States

The GLMM is the midwest's largest Scrapbook & Stamp convention! Get the tools to help you perfect your craft and preserve precious memories at the 20th Annual Great Lakes Mega Meet. You’re invited to join over 8,500 other guests for the “The Ultimate Cropping, Shopping, Learning Experience!” May 9-11 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Guests can register […]

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Art Club

Saturday, May 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lions & Rabbits, 1264 Plainfield Avenue Northeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States

Monthly Event to Explore Making and Materials Second Saturday of each month 10:00 am – 12:00 pm $30 per session $25 with student ID Register via Eventbrite Art Club is an ongoing workshop with monthly events to explore various artistic media and techniques. Attendees will learn alongside professional artist and adjunct Professor Devin DuMond, have dedicated time/space to create, and […]

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10:30 am

Meet the Blandford Animals

Saturday, May 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave NW
Grand Rapids , MI 49504 United States
$3 – $6

Have you personally met the Animals who live at Blandford? Well, this is your chance! Come out and join BNC staff as we introduce you to our amazing animal residents! Learn about their stories, their species, and what you can do to protect their wild relatives. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED, PROGRAM IS FOR ALL AGES!

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11:00 am

Mother’s Day Mini Hop

Saturday, May 11 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wealthy Street, 600 - 1200 Wealthy SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

The Mother's Day Mini Hop is back for our second annual event! Enjoy walking down the beautiful Wealthy Street corridor between Union and Eastern to find festive shopping events made just for mom!! 🌸 Get some coffee ☕️ (or a mimosa!) and stroll into some cute shops, grab some Mother’s Day lunch specials 🌮, treat yourself at one of our […]

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12:00 pm

Breaching the Margins

Saturday, May 11 @ 12:00 pm - Friday, May 24 @ 9:00 pm
UICA, 2 Fulton West
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Breaching the Margins May 10 – Aug 18, 2019 "Breaching the Margins" is a juried exhibition of works by artists who examine ways in which marginalized groups navigate and work against social exclusion. Societies often attempt to deny marginalized groups of people avenues for social inclusion and space to articulate self-defined identities. However, art can be an active force that […]

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Sewing Days with Amanda Browder

Saturday, May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ArtPrize, 41 Sheldon Blvd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Project 1 artist, Amanda Browder, will transform spaces across Grand Rapids into multi-colored textile sculptures this fall. And she needs your help. She’s calling on our community to help her sew these immense striped tapestries that she’ll wrap around multiple buildings and structures throughout our city. SIGN UP TO SEW: https://artprize.volunteerhub.com Absolutely no sewing experience is required to come sew […]

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12:30 pm

Ask Dr. Ruth

Saturday, May 11 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
UICA, 2 Fulton West
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Ask Dr. Ruth UICA Members: $5, Public: $10 Ask Dr. Ruth chronicles the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America's most famous sex therapist. With her diminutive frame, thick German accent, and uninhibited approach to sex therapy and education, Dr. Ruth transformed the conversation around sexuality. As she approaches her 90th birthday and shows no […]

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1:00 pm

Family Day: Kaleidoscope of Color

Saturday, May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UICA, 2 Fulton West
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

UICA Members: Free Public: Free with gallery admission Bring spring to life with bright colors and bold designs. Visit UICA’s galleries and discover how color inspires artists who create with color in mind. After, head to The Studio to learn about color mixing and create your own patterned design inspired by colorful kaleidoscopes. Drop in anytime between 1:00 - 4:00 […]

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Open Craft Lab

Saturday, May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kent District Library – Gaines Township Branch, 421 68th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548 United States

Adult 18+ & Teens 12-17 with parental permission Stop in & try something new or bring in your own project. No registration & no pressure. New projects/activities will be introduced monthly. All previous projects/activities will be available as supplies last.

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Adult/Teen Class: Viking Knit Bracelets

Saturday, May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
LowellArts, 223 W. Main St.
Lowell, MI 49331 United States

Viking Knit Bracelets Instructor: Whitney Lassini Saturday, May 11, 1:00-5:00pm Ages 15+ Learn a unique form of wire braiding called Viking Knit. “Knit” fine copper wire together using a special tool to form a thick cord. Use a metal stamping technique to create personalized charms for your bracelets. Add copper findings to create a unique custom bracelet. Materials included. Class […]

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Drop-in Studio: Portraits from Pieces

Saturday, May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Free for GRAM members, free with admission The next time you visit the Museum on a Saturday or third Thursday of the month, drop in to GRAM Studio and enjoy hands-on artmaking and gallery activities. May: Portraits from Pieces May's workshop theme is Portraits from Pieces. Build a wacky collage portrait of yourself or a friend using magazines and other […]

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Stamp Out Hunger with GRYP & Feeding America

Saturday, May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
630 Division Ave S MI United States

Letter carriers from across Kent County and the country will be collecting canned food and other non-perishables on May 11, 2019. Those goods will be brought to several locations for sorting by volunteers and other team members. Grand Rapids Young Professionals will be at the Main brance on Division Ave S from 1-4 PM sorting goods that will be distributed […]

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Mother’s Day at the Kroc

Saturday, May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
GR Kroc Center, 2500 Division Ave S
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States

Celebrate Mother's Day weekend with a fun family day at the Kroc! Enjoy the pool, climbing wall, special family games, and a pizza dinner! Free for members; $5 per person for Pool & Play Pass holders; $10 per person for non-members. Pre-registration is required. Register at the Welcome Desk or online here: https://bit.ly/2vbKoj9

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2:00 pm

Production Facility Tour

Saturday, May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Vander Mill (Grand Rapids, MI), 505 Ball Ave
Grand Rapids, MA 49503 United States

Tour the Vander Mill Cider Production facility! Vander Mill offers a unique guided cider experience. Take an in-depth look at how cider is fermented, filtered and blended into tasty Vander Mill hard cider that is sure to delight your palate. Samples provided throughout tour. The cost is $10 per person and includes a commemorative Vander Mill glass plus samples of […]

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3:00 pm

Hail Satan?

Saturday, May 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UICA, 2 Fulton West
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Hail Satan? UICA Members: $5, Public: $10 Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is an inspiring and entertaining new feature documentary from acclaimed director Penny Lane (Nuts!, Our Nixon). When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious […]

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Sewing Days with Amanda Browder

Saturday, May 11 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ArtPrize, 41 Sheldon Blvd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Project 1 artist, Amanda Browder, will transform spaces across Grand Rapids into multi-colored textile sculptures this fall. And she needs your help. She’s calling on our community to help her sew these immense striped tapestries that she’ll wrap around multiple buildings and structures throughout our city. SIGN UP TO SEW: https://artprize.volunteerhub.com Absolutely no sewing experience is required to come sew […]

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5:00 pm

Barley, BBQ & Beats – Grand Rapids

Saturday, May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MI United States

Read GRNow's '5 Reasons to Attend Barley, BBQ & Beats' It's back for a fourth year due to popular demand - and it's now a statewide event! Barley, BBQ & Beats returns to Grand Rapids with a new venue, creative drinks, savory BBQ and live local bands. See below for a full list of who's coming! Proceeds from the event will […]

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Live Music: Travis Swanson & Justin Wierenga

Saturday, May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sacred Springs, 1059 Wealthy Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

Free music for our community. Our two favorite solo guitarists combine to perform a duo improv show. Good tunes. Good times.

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5:30 pm

Ask Dr. Ruth

Saturday, May 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UICA, 2 Fulton West
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Ask Dr. Ruth UICA Members: $5, Public: $10 Ask Dr. Ruth chronicles the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America's most famous sex therapist. With her diminutive frame, thick German accent, and uninhibited approach to sex therapy and education, Dr. Ruth transformed the conversation around sexuality. As she approaches her 90th birthday and shows no […]

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7:00 pm

Whitecaps vs. Cedar Rapids Kernels

Saturday, May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fifth Third Ballpark, 4500 West River Dr NE
Comstock Park, MI 49321 United States

Whitecaps vs. Cedar Rapids Kernels Stick around after the game for Family Fare Fireworks!

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Perturbator | The Pyramid Scheme: Sat. 5/11

Saturday, May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
The Pyramid Scheme, 68 Commerce Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Doors at 7:00pm | all ages | $20 adv/ $25 day of Perturbator wsg. TBA Tickets

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7:05 pm

Las Calaveras de West Michigan vs. Cedar Rapids Kernels

Saturday, May 11 @ 7:05 pm - 10:05 pm
Fifth Third Ballpark, 4500 West River Dr NE
Comstock Park, MI 49321 United States

Las Calaveras de West Michigan vs. Cedar Rapids Kernels Las Calaveras de West Michigan will make three appearances this summer as part of the MiLB Copa de la Diversion Initiative. Join us as the Whitecaps take on a new identity and celebrate the best of Hispanic/Latino culture and heritage with music, food, family and fun! Nurses Night 2019! Join us […]

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7:30 pm

Alice in Wonderland

Saturday, May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Go down the rabbit hole for the triumphant return of the dizzyingly beautiful Alice in Wonderland from choreographer Brian Enos and visual artist Luis Grane. No collaborative effort more fully captures the surrealist and symbolic possibilities of this beloved tale with such exquisite beauty and extravagant imagination. Photo of company dancers Cassidy Isaacson and Levi Teachout by Eric Bouwens.

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8:00 pm

Sci-fi and Superheroes

Saturday, May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Bob Bernhardt Conductor | Mela Daley, Guest Artist Superheroes who fly. Spies who take their martinis shaken, not stirred. Paranormal phenomenon that leavings you wondering, who ya gonna call? Grand Rapids Pops boldly goes where no orchestra has gone before in Sci-Fi and Superheroes with highlights from such favorite films as "Star Trek," "Superman," "Quantum of Solace" and "Ghostbusters." Individual […]

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Star Wars, Star Trek, Middle Earth, and More!

Saturday, May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Bob Bernhardt Conductor | Mela Daley, Guest Artist Grand Rapids Pops boldly goes where no orchestra has gone before in Star Wars, Star Trek, Middle Earth, and More with highlights from such favorite films as "Star Trek," "Superman," "Lord of the Rings," and "Harry Potter!" Individual tickets start as low as at $18 | Students $5 Series Sponsor: Fox Motors […]

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A Night at the Cinema II: The Tease Continues

Saturday, May 11 @ 8:00 pm
Billy’s Lounge, 1437 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Save the date! Tickets and info coming soon!

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Midnight Tyrannosaurus – Mutation Tour at The Intersection

Saturday, May 11 @ 8:00 pm - Sunday, May 12 @ 1:30 am
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

SectionLive, IGNYTE EVENTS present Midnight Tyrannosaurus - Mutation Tour with special guests Kai Wachi, YAKZ, and Cromatik on Saturday, May 11th at The Intersection. 17+ | Doors 8pm | Show 9pm | Tickets $20 (Limited) / $25 ADV / $30 DOS On sale 1/9 at 12pm Tickets

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Hail Satan?

Saturday, May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
UICA, 2 Fulton West
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Hail Satan? UICA Members: $5, Public: $10 Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is an inspiring and entertaining new feature documentary from acclaimed director Penny Lane (Nuts!, Our Nixon). When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious […]

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Ctrl, Alt, Deflect – Comedy Show!

Saturday, May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Comedy Project GR, 540 Leonard St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

“Ctl Alt Deflect” is an original TCP revue featuring sketch and improv comedy. This no-holds-barred look at the world showcases some of today’s funniest comedic voices performing cutting edge satire that pokes fun at our social, political, and professional spheres. Ticket Price: $15 Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm Doors open at 7:30pm Tickets

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9:00 pm

Saturday Night Karaoke

Saturday, May 11 @ 9:00 pm - Sunday, May 12 @ 2:00 am
Fulton Street Pub & Grill, 801 Fulton St W
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

Come down to the pub, and sing all of your favorite songs!!!

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Phyre Festival presented by 104.5 SNX

Saturday, May 11 @ 9:00 pm
20 Monroe Live, 11 Ottawa Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States

Phyre Festival is a parody of “the greatest party that never happened” AKA Fyre Festival put on by Ja Rule and Billy. Fun things: - 104.5 SNX's DJ CHOFF mainstage – will be playing all the artists on the original Fyre Fest lineup (Major Lazer, Migos, Disclosure, Claptone, Lil Yachty, Rae Sremmurd, and more!) - PROJECT 90 playing Blink-182 - […]

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10:00 pm

West Side Stories – Haunted Edition

Saturday, May 11 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Comedy Project GR, 540 Leonard St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

We invite special guests to tell their west side stories, then our A.I. Cast spices them up with some music, leaps, and snaps in our own West Side Stories! Ticket Price: $10 Doors open at 9:30pm Meet our special guest storyteller for May, Julie Rathsack of Paranormal Michigan Inc.! She will be sharing her extra spooky West Side Story with […]

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Ozenza / MOTO / Slumlord Radio

Saturday, May 11 @ 10:00 pm - Sunday, May 12 @ 1:00 am
Mulligan’s Pub, 1518 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

(21+) FREE SHOW 05.11.2019 Music Starts @ 10pm mulliganspubgr.com Ozenza - Loud and In Your Face Rock N' Roll - Grand Rapids, MI Tuned low, turned up and thrashing until they can't take it anymore, Ozenza leaves the innocent bystander nothing short of dazed in a total sonic warzone. www.ozenza.bandcamp.com www.facebook.com/ozenza Moto - Moto’s most recent release “Ghosts of Moto” […]

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