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Caponata - Thanksgiving in Grand Rapids, MI

Thanksgiving Inspiration from a Caterer, a Culinary Educator & a Baker!

Bright Autumn leaves, jack-o-lanterns, and mums are giving way to one of the best days of the year: Thanksgiving. Last year, I wrote about a locally-sourced from scratch Thanksgiving. Your cornucopia ...more

Posted November 20, 2014

 

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Grand Rapids Griffins
Grand Rapids Griffins

Grand Rapids is alive with team sporting events all year long. In winter, hockey is the rage headlined by the Grand Rapids Griffins. In warmer seasons, West Michigan Whitecaps, an affiliate of the Detroit Tigers baseball team, creates a lively environment for families including mascots and wonderful food. And, every May, one of the top 25K sports events, Fifth Third River Bank Run, hosts thousands of runners from around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

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Aquinas College

  • 1607 Robinson Road SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1799
  • Phone: (616) 632-2801
  • Region: Southeast

Berlin Raceway

  • 2060 Berlin Fair Dr.
  • Marne, MI 49435
  • Phone: (616) 677-5000
  • Region: Nearby

Calvin College

  • 3201 Burton St. SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49546
  • Phone: (616) 526-6280
  • Region: Southeast

Perennial contenders for the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association basketball crown. The school fields a nationally ranked cross-country team and top-rated women's basketball team. For ticket information, call (616) 526-6282. MORE >>

Cornerstone University

  • 1001 E. Beltline NE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49525
  • Phone: (616) 965-2483
  • Region: Northeast

Davenport University

  • 45 Ottawa NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 451-3511
  • Region: Downtown

Fifth Third River Bank Run (May)

  • Race Headquarters
  • PO Box 2194
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49501
  • Phone: (616) 771-1590
  • Region: Downtown

The Annual River Bank Run presented by Fifth Third Bank. The nation's largest 25K-road race annually draws thousands of top runners from throughout the world and takes place every May. For more information, call (616) 771-1590 or log on to www.53riverbankrun.com. MORE >>

Grand Rapids Community College

  • 111 Lyon Street, NE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 234-3990
  • Region: Downtown

The GRCC Raiders compete in the national Junior College Athletic Association. GRCC teams present the highest quality of collegiate athletic competition. For ticket and schedule information call (616) 234-3990. MORE >>

Grace Bible College

  • 1011 Aldon St. SW
  • Wyoming, MI 49509
  • Phone: (616) 538-2330
  • Region: Southwest

Grand Rapids Community College

  • 143 Bostwick Ave. NE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: 616-234-GRCC
  • Region: Downtown

Grand Rapids Drive

  • GR Drive Store and Offices
  • 40 Monroe Center St NW
  • Suite 11
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Region: Downtown

The official NBA Development League affiliate of the Detroit Pistons. Basketball games are played at the Deltaplex Arena at 2500 Turner Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544 MORE >>

Grand Rapids Griffins

  • 130 W. Fulton St.
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 774-4585
  • Region: Downtown

This AHL team offers the coolest game in town. The Griffins, the primary affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Detroit Red Wings, play in the beautiful Van Andel Arena. Call (616) 222-4000 or (800) 585-3737 for ticket information. MORE >>

Grand Rapids Marathon (Oct)

  • David D. Hunting YMCA
  • 475 Lake Michigan Drive
  • Grand Rapids Marathon
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Region: Downtown

The Grand Rapids Marathon is group of races designed by runners for runners. MORE >>

Grand Rapids Yacht Club Regattas

  • 740 Lakeside Dr SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Region: Southeast

Yacht races scheduled May-October. See the Calendar of Events for specific dates. MORE >>

Grand Valley State University

  • 1 W Campus Dr
  • Allendale Charter Township, MI 49401
  • Phone: (616) 331-2912
  • Region: Southwest

Grand Valley State University

  • 1 Campus Drive
  • Allendale, MI 49401
  • Phone: (616) 331-2686
  • Region: Southwest

Grand Valley's Lakers are a powerhouse contender in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, competing at the NCAA Division II level. For ticket information, call (616) 331-8800. MORE >>

Kuyper College

  • 3333 E Beltline Ave. NE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49525
  • Phone: (616) 222-3000
  • Region: Northeast

Millennium Triathalon (August)

  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Region: Southwest

Adult and kids are welcome to participate in this annual event held in August at Millennium Park in Grand Rapids. Visit the website for more information: www.millenniumtriathlon.com. MORE >>

Herman Miller Brickyard Criterium (June)

  • Starting Location at The B.O.B.
  • 20 Monroe Ave. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Region: Downtown

Join us for a day of cycling when the Herman Miller Brickyard Criterium teams up with the MSU Gran Fondo in downtown Grand Rapids. The day includes five races with a generous prize purse and lots of primes to keep the racing fast and exciting.Plenty of action to watch, and plenty of restaurants along the course to sample while taking it all in. MORE >>

MSU Gran Fondo (June)

  • Starting Location at The B.O.B.
  • 20 Monroe Ave. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Region: Downtown

MSU Gran Fondo was created as a fun, non-competitive cycling event to actively engage the community while accelerating skin cancer awareness, prevention and research. Donations from the community make a difference by giving Michigan State University College of Human Medicine the freedom to fund some of the most innovative lifesaving breakthroughs that often cannot be funded by government grants alone. The day will culminate with the Finish Line Festival featuring spectacular cycling, live mus MORE >>

State Games of Michigan (Jun & Feb)

  • 171 Monroe Ave. NW
  • Suite 700
  • Throughout Grand Rapids, MI
  • Phone: (616) 233-3560
  • Region: Nearby

Open to all amateur athletes in the State of Michigan. Visit the website for more information:www.stategamesmichigan.com. Various locations in and around Grand Rapids. MORE >>

Fifth Third Ballpark - Home of the West Michigan Whitecaps

  • 4500 West River Dr. NE
  • Comstock Park, MI 49321
  • Phone: (616) 784-4131
  • Region: Northeast

Class A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. The Whitecaps play April through September at Fifth Third Ballpark. For ticket information, call (616) 784-4131. MORE >>

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