10 Things to Do this Weekend: July 14th-16th
We have Beer, Bikes, Bands, Baseball, and so much more to do this weekend!
There are plenty of activities for all ages. No matter where you are in west Michigan there is something to do!
Some activities include the kids, while others are more for the adults.
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Muskegon Bike Time
149 Shoreline Dr, Muskegon, MI 49440
Friday, July 14th, 2017 - 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Saturday, July 15th, 2017 - 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Sunday, July 16th, 2017 - 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Cost: Free Admission
Muskegon Bike Time is back again for 2017 to celebrate all things related to motorcycle enthusiasts. Activities include a large traveling display from Harley Davidson headquarters with free test rides to patrons, on Harley Davidson’s brand new models. Several other motorcycle manufacturers and dealers will be participating and will have bikes, parts and accessories available. A Blessing of the Bikes will be Sunday morning at 9 am.
Ionia Free Fair
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S. Dexter Street, Ionia, MI
Runs through Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 - Times vary depending on event
Cost: Free Admission, various costs for events
It’s the 102nd year of the Ionia Free Fair. It kicked off on Thursday, July 13th and will run through Saturday, July 22nd. Check out the midway for rides, games and food. Various Grandstand Events this weekend include the Monster Truck Throwdown on Friday, a Super Kicker Rodeo on Saturday, and on Sunday there will be an Off Road Derby.
Baseball: West Michigan Whitecaps
Fifth Third Ballpark, 4500 West River Dr., NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321
Vs. the Cedar Rapids Kernels - Friday, July 14th, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Vs. the Quad City - Saturday, July 15th, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Vs. the Quad City Bandits - Sunday, July 16th, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Cost: Lawn Seats start at $8
On Friday evening, Dickie Noles will be on hand for for Tiger Friday. Saturday will feature The Amazing Christopher and Family Fare Fireworks after the game. Sunday is Helen Devos Children’s Hospital Family Sunday. The first 1,000 kids eat free.
Grand Rapids Pops Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA
Cannonsburg Ski Area, 6800 Cannonsburg Rd., NE, Belmont, MI 49306
Friday, July 13th, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 14th, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Cost: Tickets start at $19
Jump back to the ‘70s and 80’s with Arrival from Sweden, the world’s most popular ABBA tribute band! Hear all of your favorite hits live with the GR Pops. Arrive at the concert early and enjoy pre-concert entertainment featuring Kathy LaMar and Bob VanStee.
Saturday, July 15th, 2017 - 9:00 am
Cost: Entry free starts at $49
Adventure Hunt is a fun, modern day treasure hunt to win prizes! Similar hunts have been held in various cities across the United States. The Adventure Hunt comes to Grand Rapids this weekend. You'll be adventuring all over Grand Rapids and the surrounding area completing challenges to earn clues that will lead you and your teammate to buried treasure!
11th Annual Spectrum Health Car Show
750 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Saturday, July 15th, 2017 - 11:00 am-2:00 pm
This car show is designed as a way for the patients and residents at Spectrum Health Continuing Care to have the opportunity to attend a Car Show without leaving their grounds. Registration is free! Just show up on Saturday and sign in at the registration tent. There will be free gifts for the first 100 cars to register. Three People’s Choice Awards will be given out. There will also be free food and drinks!!!
Grand Rapids On Tap
Calder Plaza, 300 Monroe Avenue, NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Saturday, July 15th, 2017 - 3:00 pm-7:00 pm
The 5th annual Grand Rapids On Tap Craft Beer Festival is back in Beer City with the biggest and best festival yet! There will be over 100 different craft beer styles for you to sample from more than 50 of America’s best breweries! There will also be live music entertainment, food available for purchase, and local vendor booths to check out!
Free Admission to the Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Sunday, July 16th, 2017 - 12:00 Noon-5:00 pm
The Grand Rapids Public Museum will be open free of charge on Sunday, July 16 from Noon until 5 pm. Visitors will receive free general admission to explore the Museum’s three floors of core exhibits at no cost! Additional costs for admission still apply to Mindbender Mansion, planetarium shows and the Museum’s 1928 Spillman Carousel. Museum members will receive free admission to all current offerings at the Museum.
Bruce In The USA: The World’s #1 Tribute To Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Sunday, July 16th, 2017 - 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
This high-energy musical experience is a note-perfect and visually accurate recreation of a Bruce Springsteen & The E St. Band show. Matt Ryan, from the World Famous “Legends In Concert” cast, began playing the Springsteen character in 2000, in Legends “full scale” show in Las Vegas.
Game of Thrones Season 7 Viewing Party
20 Monroe Live, 11 Ottawa Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Sunday, July 16th, 2017 - 7:30 pm-11:00 pm
Game of Thrones is back! Come watch the Season 7 Premiere with us! 20 Monroe Live warns everyone that the floor is concrete, so bring something to sit on during the show...things like lawn chairs, blankets, pillows, pouch couches, etc. Ages 16 or over. Food & drink will be available in the venue.