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Thursday Night Karaoke

Thursday, August 22 @ 9:00 pm - Friday, August 23 @ 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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9:00 am

AQS QuiltWeek® – Grand Rapids, MI 2019

Friday, August 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Quiltmakers from around the world will be featured at Grand Rapids AQS QuiltWeek. Get inspired by new techniques, colors, and patterns from this International Showcase of Quilts. Come see 680 quilts from around the world on display to inspire and entertain quilters, collectors, and fiber art enthusiasts. Shop the Merchant Mall with local and international vendors for all your quilty […]

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9:30 am

Art from Poetry Exhibition

Friday, August 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fountain Street Church, 24 Fountain St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Grand Rapids Friends…a very interesting art exhibition I'm part of is opening at The Keeler Gallery at Fountain Street Church. What was done was to give visual artists like me a collection of poems to react and create from. I have three pieces, and there are a few dozen works being shown with the poems that inspired them also on […]

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Botanical Workshops – Beginner

Friday, August 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sweet Peony, 2795 Orange Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States

You Can Draw (Beginner) 9:30AM-12PM This is an introductory class to drawing. We begin with basic shapes and learn to render them 3 dimensionally. The primary focus of this class is to render subjects accurately. We will focus on beginning drawing skills using graphite pencils. Learn to draw with accuracy while incorporating design elements that make your work unique. You […]

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11:00 am

Polish Festival 2019 – 40th Anniversary

Friday, August 23 @ 11:00 am - Sunday, August 25 @ 5:00 pm
Rosa Parks Circle Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Select a Country:

Save the date for the 40th anniversary of the Polish Festival downtown Grand Rapids. Come celebrate all things Polish. Food, beer, music, activities and bring a piece of Poland home with you from the various vendors. FREE to the public and you don't even have to be Polish to come!

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Polish Festival

Friday, August 23 @ 11:00 am
Rosa Parks Circle Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Select a Country:

We will have a food booth at the Polish Festival again this year. We will have kielbasa, kraut, golumpki, pierogies, and the Diamond Dog. We need many volunteers for this event, so please think of helping out this weekend!

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1:00 pm

Disability and the Art of Drag

Friday, August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from and talk to the artists, producers, and organizers involved in The Disability Drag Show and how this unprecedented drag show promises to replace and rearrange our assumptions about gender, sexuality, and disability. The Disability Drag Show will take place on September 7 as part of the opening night of Project 1 by ArtPrize. […]

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5:00 pm

Food Truck Fridays at Riverside Park

Friday, August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverside Park, 2001 Monroe Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49501 United States

Celebrating our 3rd year at Riverside we are back and bringing you more food truck action. This year due to Artprize limiting its scope we will be extending Food Truck Fridays through September, though hours will change at that time. We have also further expanded our partnership with the Grand Rapids Food Truck Association to bring you the best group […]

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5:30 pm

Women Who Whiskey

Friday, August 23 @ 5:30 pm - Saturday, August 24 @ 12:00 am
JW Marriott Grand Rapids, 235 Louis Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Whether you're a connoisseur or looking to learn, bring your curiosity and join us Friday, August 23rd to celebrate the world of whiskey! Learn about varieties of whiskeys, grab a cigar, try new spirits and enjoy the company of other whiskey-loving ladies (and gentlemen!) alongside of our resident mixologists on the jdek at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids! Whiskey education […]

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6:00 pm

Space Jam + Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Friday, August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
555 Monroe Ave NW, 555 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

(Para español, lea abajo) Movies on Monroe, the premier outdoor film series in Grand Rapids, returns this summer with big screen entertainment at 555 Monroe Ave NW by the banks of the Grand River! This #MoviesOnMonroe event will feature Space Jam (PG) and Star Wars: A Force Awakens (PG-13) in English with Spanish subtitles. MOVIE NIGHT BASICS - Gates open […]

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Movies on Monroe | Space Jam & Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Friday, August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm

(Para español, lea abajo) Movies on Monroe, the premier outdoor film series in Grand Rapids, returns this summer with big screen entertainment at 555 Monroe Ave NW by the banks of the Grand River! This #MoviesOnMonroe event will feature Space Jam (PG) and Star Wars: A Force Awakens (PG-13) in English with Spanish subtitles. MOVIE NIGHT BASICS - Gates open […]

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6:15 pm

Cats & Canvas

Friday, August 23 @ 6:15 pm
Happy Cat Cafe, 447 S Division Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

2 Hours @ $30 Bring out your inner artist at Cats & Canvas! At our cat-themed painting class, and our skilled instructor will direct you every step of the way to create the purr-fect work of art. - All levels welcome. This class is about FUN and CREATIVITY (and CATS). - 8 & Up with parent participating. - Cat-themed designs […]

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6:30 pm

Trae Crowder Live! 8/23 | The Wealthy Theatre

Friday, August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wealthy Theatre, 1130 Wealthy St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Trae Crowder Live! at the Wealthy Theatre with Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester All Ages | $35 GA / $60 VIP | 6:30 P.M. Tickets: https://www.ticketweb.com/event/trae-crowder-live-the-wealthy-theatre-tickets/9478595 Trae Crowder (The Liberal Redneck) gained immediate social media viral fame from his series of topical rants as "The Liberal Redneck". With over 165 Million views and appearances on Nightline, MSNBC and ABC, […]

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Grand Rapids, MI – Trae Crowder LIVE!

Friday, August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wealthy Theatre, 1130 Wealthy St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

MICHIGAN Don't Wait on Tickets! $35 GA // $65 VIP Meet & greet Trae Crowder (The Liberal Redneck), Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester have firmly established themselves as three of the most exciting new voices in comedy of their generation. Often compared to Carlin and Hicks, or a modern-twist on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, the trio of comedians […]

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7:00 pm

Bands at Blandford: Josh Rose and The Founding Fathers

Friday, August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3143 Milo St NW, 3143 Milo St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534-2472 United States

This annual outdoor music series features local bands ready to give attendees an evening of fun at the Blandford Farm! Bands at Blandford Series takes place every Friday from August 23rd through September 13th. Feel free to bring blankets, picnic dinners, and friends or family. We will be selling concessions and local craft beer plus roasting marshmallows! Friday 8/23 is […]

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La Mafia Love Tour 2019

Friday, August 23 @ 7:00 pm
20 Monroe Live, 11 Ottawa Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States

🔥Por primera vez en Gran Rapids llega La Mafia en Concierto. Viernes 23 de Agosto en 📍20 Monroe Live Puertas abren a las 7:00 pm Mándanos un mensaje para más información‼️

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Alabama

Friday, August 23 @ 7:00 pm
Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton St W
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

It's been 50 years since Randy, Jeff and Teddy left the cotton farms of Fort Payne, Alabama to spend the summer playing music in a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina bar called The Bowery. From humble beginnings to international stars that went on to sell 80 million albums while changing the face and sound of country music, it is a classic […]

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8:00 pm

1979 Tribute Show | The Pyramid Scheme: Fri. 8/23

Friday, August 23 @ 8:00 pm
The Pyramid Scheme, 68 Commerce Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Doors at 8:00pm | $10adv/$15 day of | ages 21+ To benefit Realism Is Loyalty - http://www.realismisloyalty.org​Albums: Tom Petty - Damn The Torpedos AC/DC - Highway To Hell Donna Summer - Bad Girls Joe Jackson - Look Sharp!

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Havana Nights

Friday, August 23 @ 8:00 pm - Saturday, August 24 @ 12:00 am
Danzón Cubano, 1 Carlton Ave SE, Suite A,
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Are you looking for exciting things to do on Fridays? Do you like to dance to some good Latin songs? Do you simply want to hang out with friends and enjoy a cocktail? Join us every Friday for Havana nights from 7pm to 11pm. Our kitchen will be open until 11pm with patio seating available. We will be featuring the […]

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Comedian Rachel Feinstein Aug 23rd

Friday, August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Dr. Grin’s at The BOB, 20 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Rachel is a nationally touring comedian and actress. Huffington Post called her “the only comedian we’ve seen who can go from embodying her grandmother in one breath and a predatory guy on the street in the next and be equally convincing at both.” She has had three Comedy Central specials, including the most recent one hour special ‘Amy Schumer Presents […]

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9:00 pm

Friday Night Karaoke

Friday, August 23 @ 9:00 pm - Saturday, August 24 @ 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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SilentBark at Bobarino’s in the BOB

Friday, August 23 @ 9:00 pm - Saturday, August 24 @ 1:00 am
The BOB, 20 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Cool drinks and cool people in a cool building. COOL MAN!

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10:00 pm

Battle Bots Improv Comedy!

Friday, August 23 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Comedy Project GR, 540 Leonard St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

GRAND RAPIDS IS IN DANGER! But don't worry, our human comedians will work together to gain enough points to appease the robot overlords in order to save the audience (and our city) from total destruction! Featuring both original and classic short-form improv games, you can catch this fast-paced, high-energy show every Friday at 10:00pm. Ticket Price: $10 Doors open at […]

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Sliding Glass / The Fabulous Vans / Rees Finley

Friday, August 23 @ 10:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Mulligan’s Pub, 1518 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

From 22:00 To 01:00 (21+) FREE SHOW 08.23.2019 Music Starts 10pm mulliganspubgr.com Sliding Glass Music - Established in August of 2016, The Sliding Glass was created as a musical outlet for three friends. Formed from the ashes of previous musical projects, a new city and a new start in Indianapolis created instant excitement and a bond through music. After several […]

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11:00 pm

Breakaway Michigan After Party II Wax Motif II Elevation

Friday, August 23 @ 11:00 pm - Saturday, August 24 @ 2:00 am
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 26 AT 11:00AM Prime Social Group and MiEntertainment Group present... The Official Breakaway Michigan After Party featuring WAX MOTIF ================== Elevation at The Intersection || Grand Rapids, Michigan ================== Friday, August 23, 2019 || Doors 11PM || Ages: 18+ ================== Support: TBA For the first look at new show announcements, follow us! Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: […]

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