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Exhibitions

Art and Propaganda from Nazi Occupied Holland at the Holland Museum

August 29, 2014 – October 04, 2014
Times:
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Holland Museum
Category:
Exhibitions, Historical,

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

August 29, 2014 – October 31, 2014
Times:
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Phone:
616-957-1580
Category:
Art,
Admission:
Adult 14–64: $12, Senior 65 & older: $9, Students with ID: $9, Children 5–13: $6, Children 3–4: $4, Children 2 & younger: Free

Dream it, Build it: A LEGO Certified Professional Exhibit

August 29, 2014 – August 31, 2014
Venue:
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Category:
Children's Activities, Exhibitions, Downtown,

Just Fort Fun!

August 29, 2014 – September 14, 2014
Times:
Please Check Website for Hours
Venue:
Grand Rapids Children's Museum
Phone:
616-235-4726
Category:
Children's Activities, Downtown,
Admission:
$8.00 per person ages 1 and up, $7.00 for seniors, GRCM Members and under 1 are free.

Mathias J. Alten, American Impressionist

August 29, 2014
Times:
Friday, Saturday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
George and Barbara Gordon Gallery, Grand Valley State University
Phone:
616-331-2563
Category:
Downtown, Art,
Admission:
Free

Taking the Seas: The Rise of the American Aircraft Carrier

August 29, 2014 – June 01, 2015
Times:
Daily 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum
Category:
Exhibitions, Downtown,

Events

Brewers Grove Tree-Themed Beer Tour #1

August 29, 2014
Times:
Friday 2:00PM to 6:00 PM
Phone:
616-901-9719
Category:
Beer Events,
Admission:
$32

Dr. Grin's Comedy Lineup

August 29, 2014 – October 04, 2014
Times:
Thursday 9:00 PM, Friday 8:00 PM & 10:30 PM, Saturday 5:30 PM, 8:00 PM, and 10:30 PM (see website for exact)
Venue:
Dr. Grin's Comedy Club
Phone:
616-356-2000
Category:
Theatre/Performing Arts, Nightlife, Downtown,
Admission:
$5.00 to $20.00

Fish Lads Frydays

August 29, 2014 – November 21, 2014
Times:
Friday 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue:
Downtown Market Grand Rapids
Category:
Food/Wine, Downtown,

Frank

August 29, 2014 – September 11, 2014
Times:
Please See Website
Venue:
Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts
Phone:
616-454-7000
Category:
Film/Movies, Downtown,
Admission:
$4.00 members — $8.00 non-members

Friday Dinner Dance Cruise!

August 29, 2014 – September 26, 2014
Times:
Friday 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Venue:
Port City Princess Cruise Boat
Phone:
231-728-8387
Category:
Food/Wine,
Admission:
$52 adults $45 kids under 12 (+small service fee)

Green Machine Pedicab rides

August 29, 2014 – December 27, 2014
Times:
Friday & Saturday 9:00 PM to 3:00 AM
Venue:
Green Machine Pedicabs
Phone:
616-560-1728
Category:
Downtown,
Admission:
Tips only please.

Horse-drawn carriage rides

August 29, 2014
Times:
Fridays & Saturdays 7:00 PM
Venue:
Southwest corner of Pearl & Monroe, in front of PNC Bank
Phone:
616-498-6090
Category:
Downtown,
Admission:
See website for details

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides Downtown Grand Rapids

August 29, 2014
Times:
Rides offered from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM with special requests for other days and times.
Venue:
Downtown Grand Rapids
Hosted by:
Grand Carriages
Phone:
616-893-4984
Category:
Children's Activities, Downtown,
Admission:
$40 half hour or $70 for an hour Spring/Summer/Fall rates, $60 half hour or $90 hour Winter rates
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