Things To Do in West Michigan This Weekend: November 11-13, 2022
As winter weather makes its way to West Michigan, thankfully we have a lot of indoor activities this weekend. From Arts and Harvest Festivals to the Grand Rapids Comic Con, to a Bridal and Wedding Expo. There are also concerts, along with hockey and basketball. Something for everyone!
Friday, November 11-Saturday, November 12, 2022 - Edgewood Church, 469 N. Hagadorn, East Lansing, MI
This year will be the 37th annual festival. After two years of so much change, this weekend will be full of reunions, community, and inspiration. There will be an artisan market full of color and flavor with the work of regional women artists. There will also be stage performances featuring drumming, spoken word, choral music, comedy, and the reunion of several local bands. Additional details can be found on the Women in the Arts Festival Facebook page.
Friday, November 11-Sunday, November 13, 2022 - DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI
If you like comics, DeVos Place Convention Center will be the place for you this weekend. This popular comic and popular arts convention takes place this weekend in downtown Grand Rapids. Come and see Hollywood celebrities, comic book writers and artists, and more! More information can be found on the Grand Rapids Comic Con 2022 Facebook page.
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds is one of the most celebrated creative forces in music history. As a recording artist, songwriter, and producer he has won 12 Grammy Awards to date. Babyface is the only producer to have ever won the ‘Producer of the year’ category four times. Additionally, he has also co-founded legendary record label LaFace that has launched artists like Usher, Toni Braxton, TLC, Outkast and Pink.
Saturday, November 12, 2022 - The Corner Bar, 31 N. Main St., Rockford, MI
Families meet upstairs at The Corner Bar where they will hear a reading of "The Polar Express" by The Local Basket Case and paint their own train ornament with Accidental Art. Following the story and painting their ornament, children can hop on Rockford’s Christmas Train. Afterwards, spend the afternoon walking around downtown Rockford, collecting punches on your train ticket from participating businesses. At each business, you will be collecting items/treats for your goodie bag. Participants who receive punches from all participating businesses can turn in their ticket to be entered into a raffle for a variety of prizes. Additional information is on the 2022 Rockford's Christmas Train Through Town Facebook Events page.
Saturday, November 12, 2022 - Grandville High School, 4700 Canal Ave., SW, Grandville, MI
The Grandville Harvest Fest is back this year and hosted by Grandville Band Boosters!! The categories of products to be offered include jewelry, pottery, knitted and crocheted items, artwork, woodwork and holiday-themed items. There will also be a used media sale, and breakfast and lunch will be available. Around 160 vendors are expected at this event. All proceeds will benefit the Grandville Bands Program. Get more information on the Grandville Harvest Fest Facebook Events page.
Saturday, November 12, 2022 - New Life Church, 160 Pine St, Wayland, MI
Head to downtown Wayland for a day of shopping! With over 25 local artisans, farmers, and small businesses featured, this will be a great chance to start your holiday shopping. NewLife Church is hosting the annual Harvest Market this fall. There will be breakfast food trucks in the parking lot. McDuff's will have a brunch buffet and the Wayland Hotel will host a bloody Mary and Mimosa bar. Additional details are available on the Wayland Artisan Harvest Market Facebook Events page.
Saturday, November 12, 2022 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Hunks The Show showcases interactive, choreographed routines to music and dazzling light shows. Ladies all over the world have come to seen the Hunks perform. This all-star male dance revue is a great way to celebrate ladies’ night, a birthday, a bachelorette party, or a divorce.
Friday, November 11 & Saturday, November 12, 2022 - 7 pm - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
On Friday night, the Grand Rapids Griffins take on the Toronto Marlies. They will also be having a Holiday Food Drive, you can drop off your Thank You Cards for the Troops, and on Friday it is always $2 Beers and $2 Hot Dogs. On Saturday, the two teams face off again on the ice. It will be Military Appreciation Night, there will be a Military themed Jersey Auction and a Water Bottle Giveaway. You can still drop off your Thank You Cards for the Troops and the food drive also continues.
Sunday, November 13, 2022 - 4 Mile Showplace, 1025 4 Mile Rd., Grand Rapids, MI
You will find everything you need to have a perfect wedding day. Find the perfect gown, DJ, photographer, reception venue, band, honeymoon destination and more. Whether you are planning a formal black-tie wedding or a simple barefoot ceremony on the beach, experts are ready to offer advice on your wedding planning. Get more information on the Michigan Bridal & Wedding Expo Facebook Events page.
Sunday, November 13, 2022 - 3 pm - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
The Grand Rapids Gold will host the Cleveland Charge on Sunday afternoon.