You’ll have your pick of New Year’s Eve celebrations this weekend, but several other fun activities are also taking place for those who want to end 2017 on a high note.
As the Broadway musical “Rent” asks us, “How do you measure a year in a life? In daylights? In sunsets? In midnights? In cups of coffee? In inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife?” Regardless of how you spent your 525,600 minutes of 2017, we can all celebrate making it through another year.
Hannah Rose Graves, lead singer and founder of Grand Rapids-based band Hannah Rose and the GravesTones, has been singing since she could speak. Whether she exercised her talent in choir or theater, Graves has always sought opportunities to sing.
See your favorite characters come to life at the Night at Your Museum event hosted by the Grand Rapids Public Museum.
Celebrate the season with “Holiday Memories of Grand Rapids,” a television special combining interviews, photos, footage and more. Created by Fubble Entertainment’s Teresa Thome and Patrick Ziegler, this special, airing on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, documents the love and history of downtown Grand Rapids.
Looking forward to a long holiday weekend? So are we. If you’ve finished your Christmas shopping, decked your halls and have your holiday menu planned, head out and enjoy one of the many fun events taking place this weekend. You can also enjoy some holiday memories from the comfort of your own home this weekend.
Choreographer Brian Enos took on the classic Christmas tale, “A Christmas Carol,” for the first time this year and he is excited for audiences to see the final product, which debuts Thursday evening with a benefit performance for Ronald McDonald House.
With Music in the Stacks 2017 coming to a close, The Bootstrap Boys will perform a special holiday set as the final act of the year on Dec. 21 at the downtown Grand Rapids Public Library.
Last week’s snow fall might not have been on everyone’s Christmas wish list, but for area skiers and snowboarders, it brought an early gift, Cannonsburg Ski Lodge was able to open ahead of Christmas this year.
Families will come together for action, adventure, and an opportunity to support the children’s programs of Hospice of Michigan at the premiere of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”—at both Celebration! Cinema North in Grand Rapids and the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor.