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West Michigan rivers offer plenty of opportunity to see fall color.

Best Places To See Fall Colors Around Grand Rapids

By Howard Meyerson Autumn color is always a spectacle in Kent County. The countryside – with its hills and valleys – becomes a living canvas splashed with color. It’s a great time to get out on area r...more

Posted September 18, 2014

 

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Exhibitions

Art and Propaganda from Nazi Occupied Holland at the Holland Museum

September 21, 2014 – October 04, 2014
Times:
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Holland Museum
Category:
Exhibitions, Historical,

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

September 21, 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

September 21, 2014 – September 28, 2014
Venue:
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Category:
Children's Activities, Exhibitions, Downtown,

Taking the Seas: The Rise of the American Aircraft Carrier

September 21, 2014 – June 01, 2015
Times:
Daily 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum
Category:
Exhibitions, Downtown,

Highly Recommended: Emerging Sculptors

September 21, 2014 – January 04, 2015
Times:
Please check website
Venue:
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Category:
Exhibitions, ArtPrize, Art,

Events

ArtPrize® Preview

September 21, 2014 – September 23, 2014
Times:
Venue business hours
Venue:
Participating ArtPrize® venues
Phone:
616-458-6600
Category:
Downtown, ArtPrize,

Chrysanthemums & More!

September 21, 2014 – October 26, 2014
Times:
Daily 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Phone:
616-957-1580
Category:
Art,
Admission:
Free

Fallasburg Fall Festival for the Arts 2014

September 21, 2014
Times:
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Fallasburg Park
Phone:
616-897-8545
Category:
Festivals,
Admission:
free

Fulton Street ARTisans Market

September 21, 2014 – September 28, 2014
Times:
Sundays 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Venue:
Fulton Street Artisans Market
Phone:
616-258-4424
Category:
Craft Shows, Art,
Admission:
FREE

GrandCon 2014 Convention

September 21, 2014
Times:
Friday & Saturday 8:00 AM to 2:00 AM, Sunday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Venue:
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Category:
Public Show/Trade Show/Expo, Collectibles/Antiques,

Herb & Gourd Fest

September 21, 2014
Times:
Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sunday 11:00AM to 5:00 PM
Venue:
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Phone:
616-957-1580
Category:
Festivals,
Admission:
Fee: Included with admission

Live Local Music

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

Planetarium Shows

September 21, 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

stART: a benefit for Avenue for the Arts

September 21, 2014
Times:
Sunday 9:00pm
Venue:
San Chez, A Tapas Bistro & Cafe
Phone:
454-0928
Category:
Food/Wine, Downtown, ArtPrize,
Admission:
$10 - $65 (VIP)
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