Less than two hours north of Grand Rapids and offering both a bustling downtown and miles and miles of preserved natural areas (including 28 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline), Ludington makes the perfect quick getaway for families, couples or a group of friends.
The annual Kentucky Derby race is this weekend and several West Side bars & restaurants have found a way to get in on the action. Opera Grand Rapids and the Grand Rapids Ballet are both debuting new performances this weekend. You’ll also have a chance to shop local this weekend with Indie Flea Day and Free Comic Book Day!
Dancing, comedy, food & drinks, this weekend Grand Rapids has something for everyone to enjoy, even those of you who’d rather stay home and read a book on your Saturday night.
Phil Palmer has spent three years painting the wildlife native to Keller Lake. He mostly sees waterfowl, but other animals scurry out of the reeds or dart across the lawn of the 40-acre Clark Retirement Community campus where he lives.
Grand Rapids should be thawing out this weekend after last weekend’s ice storm, so it’s the perfect time to unfold yourself from the couch and change out of your sweats. The Beatle’s Tribute Band will be in town playing tunes from 1964 at DeVos Performance Hall, while Akeelah & the Bee opens at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.
Head out this weekend and support a good cause. Well House and St. Cecilia Music Center are both hosting fundraisers. You can also step into downward dog and enjoy a tasty cider afterward with Flow & Cider.
Squeeze in a few more days of fun before the kids go back to school. The West Michigan Whitecaps are kicking off their 25th season, while the Native American Student Association is celebrating its 20th annual Celebrating All Walks of Life Pow Wow, and Cedar Springs Brewing is hosting Starkbierfest for all you German beer lovers out there.
With so many fun activities to choose from this weekend, we don’t know if you’ll find much time to sleep. From egg hunts to art shows to downward dog, you’ll surely find an activity that’s up your alley. And for you those of you nostalgic for the ’80s, you can dance to your favorites at multiple venues this weekend.
It’s official, spring is here – at least on the calendar. It might not feel like spring outside quite yet, so we’ve got a handful of indoor activities for you to enjoy this weekend.
We hope the luck of the Irish is with you this weekend! Whether you are looking to celebrate with a mug of green beer or not, we’ve got you covered.