10 Things To Do this Weekend: January 18th-20th
We have something for everyone this weekend...Tribute bands, a book sale, RVs, comedy, stage productions, snowshoeing, skating, and a chance to meet a T-Rex!
Some activities include the kids, while others are more for the adults.
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Plainfield Library, 2650 5 Mile Rd., NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Friday, January 18th, 2019 - 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday, January 19th, 2019 - 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Sunday, January 20th, 2019 - 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Cost: Free Admission
Need a few good books to read this year? There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library book sale! Choose from a huge selection of new and gently used hardcovers and paperbacks for adults and kids. $3 bag sale Saturday and Sunday only.
DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Friday, January 18th, 2019 - 12:00 Noon-9:30 pm
Saturday, January 19th, 2019 - 10:00 am-9:00 pm
Sunday, January 20th, 2019 - 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Cost: Adults $10 Online or $12 At the Door, Children 6-14 $4
A dozen West Michigan RV dealers representing more than 100 RV lines combined with 200,000+ square feet results in the biggest RV Show in the state – The Grand Rapids Camper, Travel & RV Show. Along with new RV’s, there will be a remarkable selection of RV accessories, campgrounds and travel destinations!
The DeltaPlex Arena, 2500 Turner Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544
Friday, January 18th, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Cost: Tickets start at $10.00
The Grand Rapids Drive take on the Fort Wayne Mad Ants at home on Friday night at the Deltaplex.
Dr. Grin’s at The B.O.B., 20 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Friday, January 11th, 2019 - 8:00 pm & 10:30 pm
Saturday, January 12th,2019 - 5:30 pm, 8:00 pm & 10:30 pm
Cost: Tickets are $10 or $15 depending on time of show
Don is a modern suburban dad just trying to raise his kids and get through the day with a bit of money in the bank and a scrap of dignity intact. Friesen has recently taken his smart, savvy, and highly-caffeinated comedy to the stage at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA, for the taping of his new Showtime one-hour special titled "Ask Your Mom." In his first nationally released concert special, Don delivers a winning hour of clever, true-to-life "he's talking about my family up there" comedy that manages to be adult-smart yet family-friendly.
20 Monroe Live, 11 Ottawa Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Friday, January 18th, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Cost: Tickets start at $20.00
America’s AC/DC Tribute Act returns to 20 Monroe Live! If you like the band AC/DC you will want to make sure you see this show. Plus, not only do you get an AC/DC tribute band, but also appearing will be
Revelations, an Iron Maiden tribute band.
Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Saturday, January 19th, 2019 - 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Sunday, January 20th, 2019 - 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Cost: Expedition Dinosaur Exhibit tickets are Adults $12, Children $7, Members are $2. Discount for Kent County Residents
Be prepared to step back in time when you meet Rexie, an anatomically perfect, realistic puppet standing over 8’ tall and 12’ long! Everyone loves to make friends and take their picture with the gentle and life-size baby T-Rex. Join Rexie the T-Rex at the GRPM for an unforgettable family experience of legendary proportions!
DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Saturday, January 19th, 2019 - 10:30 am
Cost: Tickets are $5.00
A magical world comes to life with this version of the classic children's tale where modern-day Hansel and Gretel go into the neighborhood looking for adventure. There is a cell phone, a babysitter who just watches TV and a pair of fun-loving main characters.
Rosa Parks Circle Ice Rink, 135 Monroe Center St., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Saturday, January 19th, 2019 - 12:00 Noon until Sunday, January 20th, 2019 - 10:00 pm
Cost: Free Admission. Skate fee is Adults $3, Children $1. Free skate rental
Celebrate winter in our city, skate with Griffins players, and support the Griffins Youth Foundation! There will be horse-drawn carriage rides, ice sculptures, a silent auction and more!
Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Saturday, January 19th, 2019 - 2:00 pm-3:30 pm - Winter in the Cabin
Cost: Members $3, Non-members $6 (+$5 snowshoe rental). Participants ages 2 and under are admitted free.
Join Blandford Staff as they tour a 1800’s log cabin and school house. Take part in a craft that might have been done during the 1800’s. Be prepared to take a snowshoe hike through the woods if there is snow. (If you just want to do a Snowshoe Hike, there is one earlier in the day from 10:30 am-12:00 Noon.)
Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton St. W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Saturday, January 19th, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Cost: Tickets start at $16.00
The Grand Rapids Griffins take on The Milwaukee Admirals this Saturday at the Van Andel Arena. There will be a Rubik's cube giveaway presented by Eikenhout on Toy Night. There will also be a fan-designed jersey auction after the game.