With the excitement of the New Year behind us, and still two months to go until spring, it’s easy to feel blue in February. But, there’s plenty to do in Grand Rapids other than dream of warmer days. From painting to musicals, golf shows to car shows, we’ve compiled some of our favorite things to do this month.
As an artist, the best thing you can do is take risks, says Judy Collins. “That is really what it’s all about. You are sticking your neck out every time you step on the stage.”
Scott and Linda LaFontsee, owners of LaFontsee Galleries, celebrate a milestone in the artistic community by throwing a party and showing West Michigan what a 30-year commitment looks like.
Chef Jenna Arcidiacono is something of a culinary maestra. Her restaurant Amore Trattoria Italiana has been a West Michigan favorite for nearly nine years (and was recently named one of Grand Rapids Magazine’s top 10 restaurants in Grand Rapids in 2017). The only thing she’s known for more than her bright pink hair and electric personality is her fantastic Italian cooking.
Plié and pirouette to better health and fitness with Grand Rapids Ballet’s adult ballet classes.
While Detroit might be Motor City, Grand Rapids certainly has played its part in making auto history and this weekend the city will take center stage as the location of the Michigan International Auto Show.
Ron Funches has been all over television screens in shows like NBC’s “Powerless,” in which he starred, and “Undateable,” as well as ABC’s “Black-ish.”
After a longer than anticipated hiatus, Sunday Night Funnies comedy series has landed a new gig.
The unveiling of the Festival of the Arts poster and the designer behind it is an annual Grand Rapids tradition, and this year’s artist selection is a well-known figure in the community.
With so many options at the Downtown Market, it’s hard to decide what vendors to try.