Grand Rapids hotel to hold Halloween costume contest

A local hotel will celebrate Halloween with a costume contest and prizes.

Grand Rapids Symphony to perform with actor, musician

An award-winning artist will take the stage with the Grand Rapids Symphony.

St. Cecilia Music Center to welcome award-winning artist

A Grammy-winning artist will take the stage at St. Cecilia Music Center’s Acoustic Café Series.

Grand Rapids Public Museum to introduce new exhibit during Back to the Future Day

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is inviting the public to celebrate a cult classic sci-fi movie as it rolls out a new exhibit.

Broadway Grand Rapids director to retire

After over a decade of leadership, the executive director of Broadway Grand Rapids (BGR) is stepping down.

Griffins look to make home games safer

The Grand Rapids Griffins will open their 2021-22 season on Oct. 15 with new COVID-19 policies and protocols.

John Ball Zoo goes ‘boo’ on Halloween

An annual Halloween event will return to John Ball Zoo for two weekends. 

IIlumiZoo Wild Hues to feature themed music nights

John Ball Zoo will host five themed music evenings for IIlumiZoo Wild Hues.

Fall Fest returns to downtown Holland

Celebrating fall is in the air in downtown Holland.

John Ball Zoo begins study on potential aquarium

John Ball Zoo will conduct a joint study with Kent County and the city of Muskegon to decide where to build an aquarium in West Michigan.
Halloween kids children trick-or-treating costumes

Trick or Treat Trail returns to Lamar Park

The city of Wyoming will host its 17th annual Trick or Treat Trail at Lamar Park from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9.

Kids’ Food Basket welcomes all to inaugural Fall Festival

Kids' Food Basket (KFB) will host its first Fall Festival from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10.

City of Wyoming prepares for winter with snowplow ‘roadeo’

The city of Wyoming has started preparing for winter with a snowplow “roadeo” intended for public agency personnel.

Grand Rapids Symphony opens season with concert series

The Grand Rapids Symphony will open its 2021-22 season with Grand Rapids Symphony-LIVE! at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2 at DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Ave. NW.

Bank cardholders to receive free admissions to museums

Bank of America, Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank credit and debit card holders can receive free general admission to two local museums on Oct. 2-3, courtesy of its Museums on US program.

Art Hop coming to Haymarket Plaza

The Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo (ACGK) will host October Art Hop from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 1 at Haymarket Plaza in downtown Kalamazoo.

TreeRunner to host Halloween events in October

TreeRunner Adventure Park will host the return of HallowGlow every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October at 2121 Celebration Drive NE in Grand Rapids.

GRPD launches podcast to connect with community

The Grand Rapids Police Department announced the launch of GRPD podcast “Behind the Badge,” now available on Spotify and Anchor.

Grand Rapids Symphony to perform at Harvest Festival

The Grand Rapids Symphony Ensemble will be performing on Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Rockford Harvest Festival, located at 235 N. Main St. in Rockford.

Southwest Michigan Cultural Membership Exchange offers free admissions

The Southwest Michigan Cultural Membership Exchange will be offering free admissions to members of six cultural attractions for the month of October.




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