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6 Fun Ways to Toast the New Year in Grand Rapids

Although we don’t have snow on the ground yet, New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. Whether you want to dress up and celebrate in style, go casual and toast 2015 with a craft beer, or you’re look...more

Posted December 18, 2014

 

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Exhibitions

Marks of a Genius: 100 Extraordinary Drawings

December 20, 2014 – January 18, 2015
Times:
Please Check Website for Exhibition Details
Venue:
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Category:
Downtown, Art,

Mathias J. Alten, American Impressionist

December 20, 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

Re-Envisioning the Nutcracker

December 20, 2014 – January 11, 2015
Times:
Please Check Website for Exhibition Details
Venue:
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Category:
Holiday Activities, Downtown, Art,

Taking the Seas: The Rise of the American Aircraft Carrier

December 20, 2014 – June 01, 2015
Times:
Daily 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum
Category:
Exhibitions, Downtown,

Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World

December 20, 2014 – January 04, 2015
Times:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Tuesdays 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Sundays 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Phone:
616-957-1580
Category:
Exhibitions, Holiday Activities, Historical, Art,
Admission:
Adult ages 14–64 $12.00, Senior 65 & older $9.00, Students with ID $9.00, Children ages 5–13 $6.00, Children ages 3–4 $4.00, Children 2 & younger are Free

Highly Recommended: Emerging Sculptors

December 20, 2014 – January 04, 2015
Times:
Please check website
Venue:
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Category:
Exhibitions, ArtPrize, Art,

Events

Adventures in Balance!

December 20, 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

December 20, 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

Chess

December 20, 2014
Times:
All shows begin at 8:00PM
Venue:
Actors' Theater Grand Rapids
Phone:
616-234-3946
Category:
Music, Theatre/Performing Arts,
Admission:
$26-28

Decades at The Landing Lounge

December 20, 2014
Times:
Friday 8:30 PM to 1:00 AM
Venue:
The Landing Lounge at the The Riverfront Hotel
Phone:
616-363-9001
Category:
Music, Nightlife, Downtown,
Admission:
Free

Decades at the Riverfront Lounge

December 20, 2014
Times:
Saturday 8:30 PM
Venue:
The Landing Lounge
Phone:
616-363-7748
Category:
Music, Nightlife,
Admission:
Free

Doug Clark Live Event

December 20, 2014
Times:
Saturday 9:00AM & 3:00PM
Venue:
JW Marriott Grand Rapids
Category:
Lecture/Education,
Admission:
Free

Doug Clark Live Event

December 20, 2014
Times:
12/19 at 12:00 PM and 12/20 at 9:00 AM
Venue:
Radisson Hotel Lansing at Capitol
Category:
Lecture/Education,
Admission:
Free

GiftWorks: Make it, Take it, Give it!

December 20, 2014
Times:
Thursday - Saturday10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Venue:
Grand Rapids Children's Museum
Phone:
616-235-4726
Category:
Children's Activities,
Admission:
$8.00 for ages 1 and up Members free
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