Art Opening MIX•It•UP [Exhibition Opening]

Friday, October 25th, come join LaFontsee Galleries as we celebrate the opening of our group fall/winter show MIX•IT•UP Mingle with our artists, enjoy refreshments, and view art from a number of our 70+ artists. Everyone is Welcome, Dress is Casual, Admission is Free. Exhibition running through November 22nd and is open for viewing during all open hours. For more information […]

FREE Halloween Ice Show

Halloween Figure Skating Showcase – FREE – Treat bags handed out to first 100 children through the door* Watch local figure skaters show off their skills dressed in classic, family-friendly Halloween costumes or to Halloween music. A fun event for the entire family! Costumed skaters will present routines to “Ghostbusters,” “Thriller” (as a vampire), “Evil Like Me” and “Rotten to […]

20 Places to Cool Off in Grand Rapids: Swim Edition!

The temperature is rising here in West Michigan and everybody could use a swim! Pools and lakes are super fun ways to spend the day with your friends and family, and there are tons of fantastic and affordable options right near Grand Rapids. Here are 20 places to cool off! Long Lake Park – Open natural areas with a mile of water on […]

The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival Comes to Grand Rapids June 15-16

When we think of supporting the arts in our community, we think of music, paintings, dance performances…. But what about chalk? Although we may not think of it as such, chalk has been an art form used by many of us before we even started school and, with a bit of creativity, it can be elevated to be considered awe […]