Four things to do this Thanksgiving weekend

It's that time of the year again when we give thanks with those around us. So here is a list of four things happening in the Grand Rapids area to add to your Thanksgiving celebration: 
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40-foot tree heralds start of season

On Tuesday, Nov. 21, the City of Grand Rapids will wake to a festive greeting as its annual Christmas tree is installed at Rosa Parks Circle.

Four things to do this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? We recommend the following popular annual events and staged productions:

GRPM collaborates with Ebony Road Players 

The Grand Rapids Public Museum will present its GR Stories program in collaboration with the Ebony Road Players on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

GRTV invites community to live Santa Show

GRTV invites community members of all ages to its annual Santa Show on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the historic Wealthy Theatre.

Long-awaited ‘Aladdin’ welcomed by Broadway GR

The musical comedy “Aladdin” is coming to DeVos Performance Hall January 16-21, 2024.  Presented by Broadway Grand Rapids, tickets for the long-awaited engagement are now on sale. 

Experience Saugatuck off season

Attention city dwellers looking for a nearby getaway: Saugatuck has a lot to offer!

Trios by two composers

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will return to Royce Auditorium on Thursday, November 9 with "Trio's Transformed."

Time to celebrate Halloween!

The Annual Douglas "parade for adults" will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year.

Aimee Mann tix now on sale

St. Cecilia Music Center will present folk artist Aimee Mann in concert on Thursday, February 29, 2024 on the Acoustic Café Folk Series. 

Things to do this weekend

Whether you're a sports fan, a fan of the horror film genre, or if you just plain love good music you'll find plenty to do in Grand Rapids this weekend.

Young Frankenstein fills room with laughs

Holland Community Theatre’s main stage show this Fall is Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein.”

10 reasons to see Violent Femmes this weekend

For fans of Violent Femmes only:

An opportunity to see Mozart’s ‘Abduction’

Mozart's masterpiece, “Abduction from the Seraglio'' is an enchanting adventure tale that follows a group of Europeans who find themselves in a Turkish harem.

Hooting, hollering and some ‘Honky Tonk’ fun

Jabba the Hutt with a captive Princess Leia, skeletons, a mechanical bull ride, inspirational speakers, the entire cast of the Grinch Who Stole Christmas, 200+ CEOs, line dancing.

Four things to do this weekend

1. See an orchestra in a brewery– yes, really!!!

St. Cecilia’s season kickoff concert cancelled

Grammy award-winning Rhiannon Giddens has cancelled her show at St. Cecilia Music Center, 24 Ransom Ave NE, tonight, Sept. 19, 2023.

Presale tickets now on sale for TINA

Presale tickets are now available for an upcoming show based on the life of Tina Turner, scheduled to hit the DeVos Performance Hall Stage Nov. 7-12, 2023.

Exotic vehicles on display

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host the season finale of Cars & Coffee Grand Rapids on Saturday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Update: Where to get your groove on

If you’ve ever wanted to learn to East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Salsa, Bachata, Rumba, Foxtrot, Tango, or Waltz, now is the time to get out there and give it a dance (pun 100% intended).