Get ready to sit back and be entertained this weekend! It’s opening weekend of Circle Theatre’s production of Tony Award winning musical “Fun Home.” Grand Rapids Symphony kicks off its 24th annual Picnic Pops summer concert series. You can also enjoy a bit of nostalgia with Appetite for Destruction, a Guns N’ Roses tribute band visiting the 20 Monroe Live stage. That’s not all. Check out all of our weekend picks!
From Grand Rapids to the lakeshore, we’ve got you covered with things to do this weekend.
It’s going to be a hot one this weekend and we have plenty of outdoor events for adults and kids to enjoy! From Blondie to the World’s Largest Dog Wash, there is plenty to choose from. We also found some indoor events so you can escape the heat too!
Over 8,000 athletes will compete throughout Grand Rapids this weekend as part of the State Games of Michigan. The Creston neighborhood is celebrating with its second annual Best of Creston bash. And, you can take a minute to contemplate the vast solar system at Veen Observatory. That’s not all! Take a peek at this weekend’s Top Picks and plan your weekend.
From festivals to performing arts, this weekend in Grand Rapids is off the charts. You can also help make the community a little greener by joining the Plaster Creek Stewards on Thursday for a replanting project.
If we had to choose one word to describe our top picks for this weekend, it would be “unique.” From John Ball Zoo’s annual fundraiser to Funky Buddha’s take on the triathalon, there’s nothing ordinary about this weekend in Grand Rapids.
Festival of the Arts promises enough, art, food and entertainment to pack your whole weekend, but we found a few more fun activities to keep you busy as well.
When Cynthia’s mother Irene was diagnosed with dementia it was a devastating blow to the whole family. Imagining a future where Irene might no longer remember cherished memories or even her family members was heartbreaking.
Weekends can seem short when you are planning a family getaway. Thankfully, Grand Rapids has a lot of cool cities nearby that let families essentially enjoy a staycation while being just far enough away to promise new adventures and unique memories.
If you are sticking around Grand Rapids this weekend we’ve got a handful of fun activities to keep you busy.