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International Wine, Beer and Food Festival 2014 in Grand Rapids. Photo Courtesy of Show Span.

International Wine, Beer and Food Festival 2014

Grand Rapids is pleased to welcome back the 7th annual International Wine, Beer and Food Festival at the DeVos Place November 20-22.  It's a triple threat: Any event that serves wine, beer and food (a...more

Posted October 30, 2014

 

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Exhibitions

Taking the Seas: The Rise of the American Aircraft Carrier

October 31, 2014 – June 01, 2015
Times:
Daily 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum
Category:
Exhibitions, Downtown,

Events

Planetarium Shows

October 31, 2014 – November 30, 2014
Times:
Please Check Website for ShowTimes
Venue:
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Category:
Children's Activities, Film/Movies, Downtown,
Admission:
$4 plus Admission to the Museum

Trunk or Treat

October 31, 2014
Times:
Friday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Venue:
Valley Church
Phone:
616-892-1042
Category:
Fall Harvest/Halloween,
Admission:
Free of Charge

Exhibitions

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

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

Marks of a Genius: 100 Extraordinary Drawings

October 31, 2014 – January 18, 2015
Times:
Please Check Website for Exhibition Details
Venue:
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Category:
Downtown, Art,

Mathias J. Alten, American Impressionist

October 31, 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

Highly Recommended: Emerging Sculptors

October 31, 2014 – January 04, 2015
Times:
Please check website
Venue:
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Category:
Exhibitions, ArtPrize, Art,

Events

Adventures in Balance!

October 31, 2014 – January 18, 2015
Times:
Please Check Website for Event Details
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.

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

October 31, 2014 – October 31, 2015
Times:
Daily 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

Calvin College: Light in the Night

October 31, 2014
Times:
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue:
Calvin College Knollcrest East Apartments
Category:
Children's Activities, Fall Harvest/Halloween,
Admission:
Free (Donation of one canned good)

Dia de los Muertos Dance Party

October 31, 2014
Times:
Friday 8 PM to 12AM
Venue:
Downtown Market Grand Rapids
Category:
Nightlife, Fall Harvest/Halloween, Dancing,
Admission:
Free

Fish Lads Frydays

October 31, 2014 – November 21, 2014
Times:
Friday 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue:
Downtown Market Grand Rapids
Category:
Food/Wine, Downtown,

Green Machine Pedicab rides

October 31, 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.

Groovy Halloween Party @ The Legion

October 31, 2014
Times:
8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Venue:
American Legion Northeastern Post 459
Phone:
616-458-3929
Category:
Fall Harvest/Halloween,
Admission:
NO COVER CHARGE
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