Laurel Gaut might have one of the most fun jobs in Grand Rapids. Gaut is in charge of the Butterflies are Blooming exhibit at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.
Dig out your swim trunks this weekend. You read that right. Grand Rapidians will take a dip to raise money for the Special Olympics. You can also bundle up for the annual outdoor Winter Beer Festival.
While today’s sunshine might already have you daydreaming about summer, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has decided to give you another reason. FMG announced three of the bands coming to its amphitheater this summer as part of the Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series.
In one room, sketchbooks lie under glass—open diaries of intimate musings. In another, small steel sculptures rest on pedestals, catching the light as onlookers stroll by. The blue-gray and rust-colored walls are adorned with large framed drawings in every manner of color and shape.
Spring is still 35 days away, but you can get your first glimpse of the season this weekend at Frederik Meijer Garden’s annual Orchids Show.
The frigid temperatures aren’t slowing down the progress of the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park expansion project, which includes completion dates ranging from later this spring to 2021.
While you might feel more like burrowing into your growing collection of blankets this weekend to beat the arctic chill, there’s plenty to do in Grand Rapids that will make leaving the house worth it.
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?
After you’ve eaten all the turkey, stuffing and pie you can handle, head out to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend. Whether you’re in the mood to shop or dance, Grand Rapids is ready to make the holiday season jolly with plenty of fun events.
The first snowfall has come and gone, signaling the start of another holiday season. Celebrate with Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park (FMG) as it hosts its 23rd annual Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World exhibition.