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This Week's Events

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Fish Lads Frydays

August 22, 2014 – November 21, 2014
Times:
Friday 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue:
Downtown Market Grand Rapids
Category:
Food/Wine, Downtown,

Fish Lads Frydays

August 22, 2014 – November 21, 2014
Times:
4 - 7pm
Venue:
Downtown Market Grand Rapids
Hosted by:
Fish Lads
Category:
Food/Wine,
Admission:
$25/Adults $10/Children 12 and under

Movies in the Park - Double Feature: Jurassic Park & Voter's Choice Movie

August 22, 2014
Times:
Friday 7:00 PM
Venue:
Ah-Nab-Awen Park
Category:
Film/Movies, Downtown,

Uncork Your Creativity with Arts & Carafes Studio!

August 22, 2014 – August 28, 2014
Times:
Visit Arts & Carfes website for dates, times and locations
Venue:
Arts & Carafes Studio
Phone:
616-419-6008
Category:
Art,
Admission:
$35.00

Live Local Music

August 23, 2014 – December 21, 2014
Times:
Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays 9:30 PM
Venue:
Founders Brewing Company
Category:
Music, Downtown,
Admission:
varies - please check website

Exhibitions

Art and Propaganda from Nazi Occupied Holland at the Holland Museum

August 22, 2014 – October 04, 2014
Times:
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Holland Museum
Category:
Exhibitions, Historical,

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

August 22, 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 22, 2014 – August 31, 2014
Venue:
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Category:
Children's Activities, Exhibitions, Downtown,

Just Fort Fun!

August 22, 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 22, 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

Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America

August 22, 2014 – August 24, 2014
Times:
Tuesday - Sunday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Category:
Cultural Events, Exhibitions, Downtown, Art,
Admission:
$8.00

Taking the Seas: The Rise of the American Aircraft Carrier

August 22, 2014 – June 01, 2015
Times:
Daily 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum
Category:
Exhibitions, Downtown,

Events

Dozynki Polish Festival

August 22, 2014 – August 24, 2014
Times:
Friday - Sunday
Venue:
Rosa Parks Circle
Category:
Festivals, Downtown,

Dr. Grin's Comedy Lineup

August 22, 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
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