Tis the season for ugly sweaters, Christmas cheer – and lightsabers? This weekend is comprised of musical entertainment, visits from Kris Kringle and the opening of the newest installment of a famous movie saga.
It might be a blustery week, but the Grand Rapids Symphony is inviting audience members to warm up with its holiday tunes.
Start your weekend with holiday shopping or a lesson in community activism, let loose Friday and Saturday with some fun dance parties and then finish the weekend strong with a festive 5K run/walk!
Catch the holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” this weekend as a 1940s era radio play.
Grand Rapids is all decked out for the holidays and a series of trolley tours will help you glimpse all the best decorations.
Val Caniparoli jokes that he’s a “Nutcracker” machine. A choreographer for companies all over the world, Caniparoli was in Grand Rapids before Thanksgiving to update his choreography for the Grand Rapids Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker,” which opens Dec. 1 at DeVos Performance Hall.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Grand Rapids is sure in the holiday spirit! Try traveling to the North Pole for an evening, or how about a walk through a winter wonderland?