Food and drinks galore this August weekend! We’ve got a couple of adults only events but also family-friendly events on this list, so you have plenty to choose from!
This weekend Grand Rapids has all kinds of fun outdoor and indoor activities to enjoy. With two performances by the Grand Rapids Symphony, two performances at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and more, it’s going to be hard to choose! Sorry, not sorry.
Over 8,000 athletes will compete throughout Grand Rapids this weekend as part of the State Games of Michigan. The Creston neighborhood is celebrating with its second annual Best of Creston bash. And, you can take a minute to contemplate the vast solar system at Veen Observatory. That’s not all! Take a peek at this weekend’s Top Picks and plan your weekend.
In 2014, Anila Quayyum Agha’s entry “Intersections,” displayed at the Grand Rapids Art Museum, won the ArtPrize Public Vote and Juried Grand Prize, the first and only time in the international art competition’s history.
There’s so much going on this weekend in Grand Rapids it was hard to choose our favorites. But we’ve done our best to narrow it down.
USA Today recently named the “Best Museum Exhibits in the U.S. this Winter” and the Grand Rapids Art Museum’s (GRAM) exhibition of “The Great Lakes Cycle” by Alexis Rockman is among the exhibitions highlighted.
Get your political fix at the theater this weekend. Two productions being staged over the weekend explore bygone eras. There’s also a new brewery in town and it’s the last weekend to see the spectacular work of artist Christian Marclay.
Get in the holiday spirit or take flight with dragons this weekend in GR. You can also join the celebration of a 10-year-old favorite, attend a performance by contestants from one of the most popular reality TV shows and in classic Beer City fashion, learn about how some of the city’s favorite brews got their distinct flavors. This weekend is jam-packed with events you won’t want to miss.
Whether you’re an early riser or a night owl, this weekend is filled with events perfect for you. Maybe enjoying the morning planning out all of your holiday shopping? Or how about a warehouse party dedicated to the leading figure of pop art? Take this weekend to enjoy the cool outdoor fall weather and also all of the businesses lining the city.
Iconic figures like Marilyn Monroe, Sitting Bull, Muhammad Ali, Liz Taylor and Grand Rapids’ own Gerald R. Ford are all part of “American Icons,” an exhibition of works by Andy Warhol that will be on display at the GRAM for the next three and a half months.