THINGS TO DO IN GRAND RAPIDS THIS WEEKEND

September 2-4

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GrandCon

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

GrandCon, an all-ages tabletop gaming event, will be at DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave. NW, this weekend from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event celebrates board games, card games, family games, miniature games, and role-playing games and will offer exhibitors and artists to shop, charity events, paint and take events, scheduled game events, seminars, and tournaments. Attendees also are welcome to cosplay.

 

Third Coast Swing

Saturday

Switchback Gear Exchange plans to host jazz band Third Coast Swing for an evening of live music and relaxation from 5-8 p.m. at 2166 Plainfield Ave. NE. The event is part of the Gear Exchange’s Switchback Summer Series, and will involve food trucks and beverages.

“Tuesdays with Morrie”

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Wealthy Theatre, 1130 Wealthy St. SE, is hosting Royal Oak-based Water Works Theatre Company’s production of “Tuesdays with Morrie.” The show starts at 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available here. 

Grassy Knoll Summer Bazaar

Sunday

The Grassy Knoll, a family-owned cannabis dispensary, is hosting an end of summer pop-up market at The Muskegon Event Place, 2119 Lemuel St., from 1-6 p.m. Local food makers, creators and artisans will attend to sell their wares and locally made and sourced products including food items, glass art, plants, produce, vintage clothing, pet products and more. 

Amazing Honeybees

Saturday, Sunday

Frederik Meijer Gardens, 1000 East Beltline Ave. NE, is inviting kids to discover different aspects of bees and beekeeping by viewing an observation hive and listening to local beekeepers. The event runs from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday and is included in general admission. 

Stolen Stool Comedy Night

Friday

Harmony Hall, 401 Stocking Ave. NW, is hosting a comedy night with Joseph Johnson at 9 p.m. This recurring comedy event is free and open to the public. 

Set it Off: Welcome to Elsewhere

Saturday

Punk band Set it Off is scheduled to perform at Elevation at The Intersection, 133 Cesar E. Chavez Ave. SW, with support from guest artists Oxymorrons, Rain City Drive and Concrete Castles. This all ages show starts at 6:30 p.m. with doors open an hour before. Tickets are available here.  

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