GR Daily Top 5: Saturday July 22nd

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TEAM ORPHANS COOKIE 5K & WALK

Time: 8am-10am | Where: Robinette’s

In July we’re taking part in the Team Orphans Cookie 5K & Walk. Still I Run has a handful of $5 off discount codes for you to run the race. Head on over to our website for details on the discount code and the race.

BIKE & GRAVEYARD TOUR

Time: 11am-2pm | Where: Grand Rapids

She Rides Her Own Way will be hosting a afternoon bicycle tour of Historic Grand Rapids Oakhill & Fulton St. Cemeteries. Come learn about past figures and stories by bicycle, while enjoying a tour through some of GR’s most beautiful cemetery parks.

GRAND RAPIDS BALLOON FESTIVAL

Time: 1pm-8pm | Where: Grand Rapids Balloon Festival 

Family Day! The 4th Annual Grand Rapids Balloon Festival has live music, Hot Air Balloon Launches, and
Tons of attractions and fun for the whole family, including a Balloon Walk, the Critter Barn, Inflatables, Balloons, The Balloon Guy, MiPhotoBooth, A Magician, Wine and Canvas Grand Rapids (modified to Cookies & Canvas for this family-friendly event), dunk tank, face painting, carnival games & prizes, vendor booths, and more!

All proceeds from the festival will go to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, as well as D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s.

Taste Of Grand Rapids 2017

Time: 3pm-10pm | Where: John Ball Park

101-3 the Brew presents ‘Taste of Grand Rapids’ at John Ball Park, Friday and Saturday July 21st and 22nd. Come out and experience some of the tastiest food Grand Rapids has to offer.

To name a few of the restaurants coming to taste:

  • Slows BBQ
  • Lai Thai
  • Dart’s Donuts
  • Dallas Deli
  • Backyard Grillmasters
  • Jamaican Dave’s
  • Emma Lynn’s Chicken & Waffles
  • Anna’s House
  • Noodles and Company
  • Menchie’s
  • Aloha Hawaiian Shaved Ice
  • Vinnie’s Pizza
  • Schondelmayer BBQ
  • Sutton Concessions
  • Taco’s el Cunado
  • Tom & Chee
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Lake MI Sandy Dogs

3RD ANNUAL GRANDWICH SANDWICH CRAWL

Time: 3pm-9pm | Where: Grand Rapids

 

The world’s largest** sandwich crawl is back for it’s third year of sandwich festivities! What is a Sandwich Crawl you might ask? Well, its just like a bar crawl except there are sandwiches too so it’s like way better! We will once again be visiting four different Grandwich venues over a 6 hour period sampling delicious sandwiches at each stop. The idea is to split a Grandwich with 2 or 3 other people at each restaurant so we can try as many as possible!

THERE WILL BE T-SHIRTS FOR THIS EVENT – Let me know ASAP if you will be wanting an official sandwich crawl T-shirt!

Our four stops and sandwich crawl schedule will be posted closer to the date of the crawl. All locations will be downtown GR.


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