Holiday Concert – Forest Hills Adult Community Band

Treat your ears this holiday season by attending a festive concert featuring passionate musicians from the West Michigan community. Enter parking lot from Knapp St. and use the doors on that side of the building. Admission is FREE! Auditorium doors open at 2:15pm.

Light Up Downtown

We invite you to Light Up Downtown together as a community with Mayor Bliss, Santa Claus and many special guests! 5:00 PM Starting @ Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Celebrate the Breton Village Holiday Train Pet the Reindeer from Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farm Play with the Sled Dogs of Team Evergreen Kennel Holiday songs performed by Grand Rapids Caroling Company […]

2018 Ada Chili & Beer Festival

The Ada Chili and Beer Festival features some of Michigan’s best local breweries, a chili cook-off among the most talented chefs in Grand Rapids, and live music. The kid-friendly event is held in The Community Church Parking lot (7239 Thornapple River Dr. SE. Ada). The event is from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The festival supports the Community Church of Ada and […]

Christmas Festivities

Join us for day of fun and holiday cheer. Unique Shopping and Eateries, Rogue River Artisans Show, Friends of the Englehardt Library Giftable Book Sale, Santa Visits on the Riverwalk, Entertainment by Luc James Studio, Rudolph’s Craft Workshop, Pancake Supper, Sweet Tooth Jubilee and the Annual Night-Time Santa Parade “Songs of Christmas”. Celebrate the magic of Santa in Historic Lowell! […]

Small Business Saturday on Monroe Center!

Support your favorite local restaurants, bars and shops in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids on Small Business Saturday this year! Here’s what some Monroe Center businesses are offering… (hours vary per location) Apothecary off Main // Free 4oz holiday soy candle with $25, purchase while supplies last. Big O’s Pizza // 10% off all day! CityZen Lounge // Happy […]

6 Fun Things to do to Celebrate Father’s Day 2018

There is nothing more special than showing your love and appreciation for your dad on Father’s Day. Father’s Day is a day to commemorate all the great dads out there and bring families together in fun and exciting ways. Here are 6 awesome ways to spend the day with your day here in Grand Rapids. Charley’s Crab With a wide […]