THINGS TO DO IN GRAND RAPIDS THIS WEEKEND
Arons Shagbark Summer Slam
Blistered Offroad is hosting a mud-bogging event at Shagbark Farm. Gates open at 9 a.m. and the event begins at noon for this family-friendly event. The fee is $10, and kids 10 and under get in for free.
West Michigan Chalk Art Festival
Tanger Outlets is hosting an art festival this weekend. The event is free and open to the public, and artists can register for a limited number of spots. Awards will be given for People’s Choice, Best 3D and Best Use of Color.
Father’s Day at Boulder Ridge
Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park is offering 50% off admission fees for all dads. Tickets must be purchased at the front gate in order to receive the discount. The park is open from noon-6 p.m.
Garden Tour 2021/Pleasant Park Marketplace
The Heritage Hill Association is holding its tour from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to highlight an assortment of unique gardens of all styles and sizes. Advance tickets are $12, and tickets purchased on-site are $15.
Dad’s Golf for Free on Father’s Day
Craigs’s Cruisers is lettings dads play mini-golf for free with the purchase of a child’s mini-golf round. The promotion runs from noon-10 p.m.
Roll Bounce GR Juneteenth Celebration
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Black Impact Collaborative is hosting a weekend-long Juneteenth celebration from 3 p.m.-9 p.m. each day at Calder Plaza. The free event includes roller skating, music and other events.
The Church of Social Justice is hosting a brunch at noon. The event, at 1141 Hermitage St., is free, but donations are encouraged. For those who can’t physically attend, there also will be a livestream of the event, including poetry readings, performances, and more.