July Events

 

Don't miss out on visiting the Richard Helen DeVos Japanese Garden, Frederik Meijer Garden's newest installment.
Don’t miss out on visiting the Richard Helen DeVos Japanese Garden, Frederik Meijer Garden’s newest installment.

Sundays

Gazelle Sports Dirty Herd. For those who love trail running and free weekly events, join a herd of runners alike as they navigate through the dynamic terrain and the orchard’s woods. Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery. 6 pm.
www.gazellesports.com/thedirtyherd

Mondays

Studio Night at Grand Rapids Brewing Company. Artists, writers, musicians and other creative workers are invited to gather in the back room to work on their own projects among accessible collaboration from fellow creatives and live background music. 25% discount for all who participate. Grand Rapids Brewing Company. 6-11 pm.
www.grbrewingcompany.com

Comedy Outlet Mondays. Mondays are now for side-splitting laughter as local and statewide performers bring comedy through improv, sketch, music and even puppets. Dog Story Theater. 8-10 pm.
www.dogstorytheater.com

Tuesdays

Meijer Free Tuesdays means free general admission and explorations to the Grand Rapids Art Museum from 10 am-5 pm.
www.artmuseumgr.org

Tuesdays & Thursdays through July 23

Adult Ballet Classes. Master the strength of a football player and the finesse of a feline by learning ballet technique, stretching, conditioning and all the ways ballet can help you stay fit. Your first class is free. Meijer-Royce Center for Dance. Intermediate Ballet (Tues) Beginner Ballet (Thu) 6:30-7:45 pm.
www.grballet.com

Wednesdays

Garage Bar Block Parties. Hump Day becomes the scene for live music, classic motorcycle and car displays and food and drink specials during the weekly block party the whole neighborhood is invited to with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Garage Bar & Grill. 6-10 pm.
www.garagebar.com

Thursdays

Wine School. All age 21+ are invited to sip from a selection of over 25 wines and enjoy light appetizers while making new friends. Lawn at Mangiamo!. 6-8 pm.
www.thegilmorecollection.com

Meijer Free Thursday Nights means free admission and an evening of art pieces. The Grand Rapids Art Museum. 5-9 pm.
www.artmuseumgr.org

Fridays

Fridays at the Farm. Bushels of family fun awaits with farm inspired games, stories, music and more. Michigan’s Farm Garden. 1-4 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

Saturdays

Outdoor Farmers Market. Summer is finally here and the outdoor farmers market is open with locally grown products along with Michigan’s best produce, treats, meats and more. Come hungry for the Food Trucks that will be perched outside joining the market’s vast eating options. Grand Rapids Downtown Market. 9 am-2 pm.
www.downtownmarketgr.com

Drop-In Family Saturdays welcome families to join the fun and participate in exciting art activities in the museum’s Education Studio. Grand Rapids Art Museum. 11 am-5 pm.
www.artmuseum.org

Wine & Cheese Saturdays. Sample wine from around the world complemented with the perfect cheese pairing. The Cheese Lady Grand Rapids. 1-3 pm.
www.thecheeselady.net

T.J. Wilcox: In the Air at Grand Rapids Art Museum Artist T. J. Wilcox’s In the Air is a dazzling panoramic film installation, presenting viewers with a captivating, multidirectional, bird’s-eye view of the New York City skyline.
T.J. Wilcox: In the Air at Grand Rapids Art Museum
Artist T. J. Wilcox’s In the Air is a dazzling panoramic film installation, presenting viewers with a captivating, multidirectional, bird’s-eye view of the New York City skyline.

Through July

Summer/Fall exhibition of Splendors of Shiga. The exhibit, featuring treasures from Japan, re-opens for the summer displaying more than 60 Japanese historical works of art from pottery to scrolls, screens and more. Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Plan your journey at www.meijergardens.org.

Richard Helen DeVos Japanese Garden. Stroll through the garden’s newest installment and absorb the serenity as you enjoy the mix of traditional and complementary art and sculpture throughout your surroundings. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. For garden hours and more information, visit www.meijergardens.org.

Discovery of King Tut exhibit. Discover the tomb, the treasures and the offerings meant to serve the king on his journey to the Underworld with more than 1,000 reconstructed replicas and multi-media technology that will give visitors a vivid illustration of the ancient Egyptians. Grand Rapids Public Museum. For more information and exhibit hours, visit
www.grpm.org.

Art of the Lived Experiment. Take some time to visit one or all of the exhibition venues and explore technological advancements, social stigmatization and the day-to-day experiences of people living with disabilities. Grand Rapids Art Museum. For exhibition hours and venue locations, visit www.artmuseumgr.org.

Summer fun erupts at the Kent District Library with activities for all ages. Families can learn how to make their own spa products, listen to concerts and kids can participate in a Mario Kart Wii tournament. Teens can experience the sweet excitement at Cupcake Wars at the library and participate in a Super Smash Bros brawl. Adults are invited to relax and learn de-stressing techniques and learn to make their own beach sandals to complement their stress-free lifestyle. Find more activities and branch locations at www.kdl.org.

LowellArts! presents Wild Africa. Papier-mâché animal sculptures, safari photographs, mixed media digital art and illustrations bring gallery-goers to Africa in this wild exhibition. Hudson Street Gallery. 10 am-6 pm (Tue-Fri) 1-4 pm (Sat).
www.lowellartsmi.org

Exploring Africa with Art workshops for kids. LowellArts! invites kids, ages 7-12, to a series of free workshops where guest artists work with students to create visual and performance art based on the culture and traditions of Africa. LowellArts! For more information and to register, visit www.lowellartsmi.org.

T.J. Wilcox: In the Air exhibit. This dazzling installation shows a time-lapse panoramic view of New York City shot from the roof of Wilcox’s studio throughout the day, interrupted by six short films inspired by the views from the studio’s windows. Grand Rapids Art Museum. For museum hours, visit www.artmuseumgr.org.

Surroundings: Yun-Fei Ji and Susanna Heller exhibit. Marvel at the distinctive two-dimensional works in panoramic formats created by the artists, complementing T.J. Wilcox’s In the Air exhibit. Grand Rapids Art Museum. For museum hours, visit www.artmuseumgr.org.

Henri Riviere’s Paris Lithographs. This exhibit showcases the museum’s collection of lithographs by the artist, featuring a series of views in and around Paris reflecting Riviere’s interest in Japanese prints. Grand Rapids Art Museum. For museum hours, visit www.artmuseumgr.org.

To Creativity and Beyond Camps. Painting, drawing, ceramics, sculptures, mixed media and every class the creative soul can dream of. Kendall College of Art and Design. Find camps at www.kcad.edu.

Through July 12

Legends: Art Rugs by Kathleen Mooney exhibit. Legendary Irish poems are interpreted in paintings and art rugs by the award winning and internationally recognized artist. Design Quest. For gallery hours, visit www.designquest.biz.

July 1

Oriental Dance 101 Summer workshop. Learn the ancient dance form and its tremendous health benefits from social interaction to muscle toning. Armentality Dance & Yoga Studio. 6:30- 7:30 pm. Register by calling (616) 550-8244 or visit www.armentality.com.

Prospective Literacy Tutor Information Session. Literacy Center of West Michigan. 6:30-7:30 pm. Call (616) 459-5151 to register.
www.literacycenterwm.org

July 1-4

Love Michigan Blood Drive. Loose some weight by giving blood, providing many patients in Michigan hospitals with a much-needed gift. Grand Rapids Area Donor Center. 9 am-7 pm (Wed and Thu) 8 am-3:30 pm (Fri and Sat). Sign up by calling 1-866-MIBLOOD or visit www.miblood.org.

July 2

Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts: The River City Jazz Ensemble. Enjoy big band jazz music as part of the LowellArts! summer concert series set in front of the historic showboat in beautiful downtown Lowell. Riverwalk Plaza. 7 pm.
www.lowellartsmi.org

July 3

First Friday Gallery Hops. Presented by Avenue for the Arts, South Division Ave. becomes the ultimate destination to find artwork by local artists and handmade goods along with food and drink specials. Make a night of it by visiting one of the featured eateries for dinner and winding down with a drink. South Division. 6-9 pm.
www.avenueforthearts.com

Summer Concerts at the Gardens: An Evening with Pink Martini. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

July 3 & 4

Lakeshore Art Festival and Muskegon Rockstock. Celebrate 4th of July weekend with art, craft, and food booths along the scenic shoreline. Stick around for Rockstock, featuring The Crane Wives, Mega 80s and fireworks. Heritage Landing Downtown Muskegon. 10 am.
www.lakeshoreartfestival.org

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July 4

4th of July Beer Tour. Join GR Beer Tours for a special holiday tour that will have the founding fathers raising a pint as beer lovers visit Founders, The Mitten Brewing and Brewery Vivant. Founders Brewing Company. Noon-4 pm. For tickets, visit www.grbeertours.com.

Opening Reception for Look Out exhibit. LaFontsee Galleries. 5-8 pm.
www.lafontsee.us

Front Row for the Fireworks. Get the VIP treatment this Independence Day at the museum as you enjoy a Wurlitzer Organ concert, exciting new shows in the Chaffe Planetarium, rides on the carousel and a scavenger hunt followed by a front row seat to the Amway Family Fireworks over the river. Grand Rapids Public Museum. 6:30 pm. For tickets, call (616) 456-3977 or visit the museum’s front desk.
www.grpm.org

Amway Family Fireworks. Gather in the park as Grand Rapids skies explode in vibrant colors of the rainbow following an exciting day of activities for all ages, including live entertainment and evening concerts to celebrate Independence Day. Ah-Nab-Awen Park. 10:30 pm.
www.4thofjulygr.com

July 5

Summer Concerts at the Gardens: Doobie Brothers with special guest Lara Johnston. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

July 6

Prospective Literacy Tutor Information Session. Literacy Center of West Michigan. 2-3 pm. Call (616) 459-5151 to register.
www.literacycenterwm.org

Summer Salads. Learn to make vibrantly fresh and imaginative salads with their best dressing counterparts that capture the taste of summer. D&W Fresh Market Culinary Classroom. 6-9 pm. Call 1-888-296-5850 to register.
www.dwfm.spartanstores.com

Jazz in the Park. West Michigan Jazz Society presents the Truth in Jazz Orchestra as part of the summer concert series. Ah-Nab-Awen Park. 6:30-8:30 pm.
www.wmichjazz.org

Summer Concerts at the Gardens: Mat Kearney with special guest Judah & the Lion. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

July 7

Small Business Class: Business Basics/Strategic Planning. Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women. 6 pm. Register at www.growbusiness.org.

Korean BBQ. Create mouthwatering meets by learning this Korean method of cooking and serve up some hearty meals this summer. D&W Fresh Market Culinary Classroom. 6-9 pm. Call 1-888-296-5850 to register.
www.dwfm.spartanstores.com

Meijer Gardens Music Club: Global Roots. Enjoy an evening of music and dancing representing various cultures. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.grcmc.org

Meanwhile Movie: The Haunting. Peter Wege Auditorium. 8 pm.
www.grcmc.org

July 8

Cool Comic Workshop. First through fifth graders create and publish their own mini-comic with cartoonist, Sam Carbaugh, as he teaches students how to draw basic comic characters in this hands-on, interactive workshop. Grand Rapids Public Library (Seymour Branch). 10:30 am.
www.grpl.org

Prospective Literacy Tutor Information Session. Literacy Center of West Michigan. 6-7 pm. Call (616) 459-5151 to register.
www.literacycenterwm.org

July 8 & 9

Intro to GROW. An excellent opportunity for those thinking of starting their own business with discussions of the programs and services GROW offers. Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women. 6-7 pm (Wed) Noon-1 pm (Thu).
www.growbusiness.org

July 9

GRAM on the Green presents Vox Vidorra. For the next six weeks, GRAM will be featuring their free outdoor concerts series with live music, sketching, outdoor games and a cash bar, all paired with free general admission. Grand Rapids Art Museum. 6 pm. For concert line up, visit www.artmuseumgr.org.

Reading the Great Lakes. This monthly book club explores our beloved Great Lakes. This month’s selection is Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. 7 pm. For a complete list of books, visit www.grpl.org.

Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts: The Bronk Bros. Enjoy the iconic country rock music as part of the LowellArts! summer concert series set in front of the historic showboat in beautiful downtown Lowell. Riverwalk Plaza. 7 pm.
www.lowellartsmi.org

Summer Concerts at the Gardens: Sweet Harmony Soul featuring Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin and Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

Science on Tap: Profile of a Prisoner. Grab a drink with toxicologist Bryan Judge as he discusses how and why criminals use poison and who their victims are. SpeakEZ Lounge. 8 pm.
www.grpl.org

July 9-11

Becky’s New Car. Audiences are invited to ride shotgun in this original comedy, intelligently weaved with some serious overtones and a delightful cruise through middle-aged life. Circle Theatre. 7:30 pm.
www.circletheatre.org

July 10

Sweet & Spicy Thai. Learn to make your favorite take-out dishes like summer rolls, drunken noodle and mango sticky rice with coconut milk in this hands-on class. Grand Rapids Downtown Market. 6-8:30 pm.
www.downtownmarketgr.com

Movies in the Park: Dirty Dancing. Everyone’s invited to watch some of their favorite classics next to the Grand River while enjoying cuisine from local food trucks on site. Pack a picnic, bring a chair and a blanket and enjoy the movie in the company of the great outdoors. Ah-Nab-Awen Park. 7 pm.
www.downtowngr.org

July 10 & 11

616 Lofts on Monroe Open House. Grand Rapids’ new development will be hosting an open house for the community, accepting applications and deposits for future residents. 616 Lofts. 3-6 pm (Fri) 10 am-3 pm.
www.616development.com

July 11

GR8Bit Live! Play video games for a cause at this charity gaming convention and music festival with a mission to raise funds for new faming equipment at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. DeVos Place. 10 am.
www.devosplace.org

Shakespeare in the Park. Pop to the park and see a show by the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company as they perform The Winter’s Tale. Low-back lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Riverside Park. 7 pm.
www.grpl.org

Shania Twain. Van Andel Arena. 7:30 pm.
www.vanandelarena.com

Pat Benatar and Neil Geraldo have been married, making music, and performing together for more than 35 years.
Pat Benatar and Neil Geraldo have been married, making music, and performing together for more than 35 years.

July 13

Golf for Kids’ Sake. Help raise funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Grand Rapids with a day on the green featuring a breakfast buffet and on course lunch stations, wrapping up with cocktail and hors d’oeuvre hour. Blythefield Country Club. 9:30 am-6 pm.
www.dabsj.org

Foster Parent Information session. D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s. 6:30-8:30 pm.
www.dabsj.org

Jazz in the Park. West Michigan Jazz Society presents Tumbao Bravo as part of the summer concert series. Ah-Nab-Awen Park. 6:30-8:30 pm.
www.wmichjazz.org

Find Out More About the Peace Corp. Grand Rapids Public Library. 7 pm.
www.grpl.org

Summer Concerts at the Gardens: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

July 13 & 14

Summer Concert Series: Shed a Little Light. Experience a live performance of the music of James Taylor in an up-close and personal setting. Circle Theatre. 7 pm.
www.circletheatre.org

July 13 & 27

Family Connection Support Group Meeting. Free support group for those seeking support to effectively deal with stresses created by having family members diagnosed with a mental illness. Pine Rest Southwest Clinic. 5:30-6:45 pm.
www.pinerest.org

July 13-24

Portfolio Camp: session one. Ages 16-18 are invited to discover what it means to be enrolled at KCAD and prepare you and your talent for a creative future. Kendall College of Art and Design. Sign up at www.kcad.edu.

July 14

Small Business Class: Taxes and Legal Session I. Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women. 6 pm. Register at www.growbusiness.org.

James Taylor and his All-Star band. Van Andel Arena. 8 pm.
www.vanandelarena.com

Meanwhile Movie: Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Peter Wege Auditorium. 8 pm.
www.grcmc.org

July 15

Get in the Game: A Conversation About Men’s Health. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at this special event and an opportunity to learn about advancements in men’s health research from experts and a keynote address by NFL Quarterback Kirk Cousins. Van Andel Institute. 6 pm. For tickets and more information, visit www.vai.org.

2015 Mayoral Debate. Get ready to vote in the August 4 primary by attending an open forum for debate with all four mayoral candidates. Peter Wege Auditorium. 6:30 pm.
www.grcmc.org

Family Comic Night. You’ll hear a panelist discussion on comics and their educational ability, evolution and elements along with the creation of your own 4-panel comic. Grand Rapids Public Library. 6:30 pm.
www.grpl.org

WLAV Summertime Blues Series: Larry McCray Band. DeltaPlex. 6:30 pm.
www.deltaplex.com.

Summer Concerts at the Gardens: The New Pornographers with special guest Thao & the Get Down Stay Down. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

July 15-17

Thai Message Fundamentals with Brent Doornbos & Brooke Dillane. Spend the weekend learning body mechanics, positioning, compression, working with passive stretches and more that will help you on your way to mastering the art of massage and improving quality of lives. Expressions of Grace Yoga. To sign up, visit www.eogandcysyoga.com.

July 15-18

Becky’s New Car. Audiences are invited to ride shotgun in this original comedy, taking them on a delightful cruise through middle-aged life. Circle Theatre. 7:30 pm.
www.circletheatre.org

July 16

Behind the Scenes at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Ride along in the comfort of the airport shuttle as staff share stories and the history of the airport, featuring the airfields, fire department and terminal building. Gerald R. Ford International Airport. 2 pm. Register at www.grpl.org

GRAM on the Green presents The Crane Wives. Grand Rapids Art Museum. 6 pm. For concert line up, visit www.artmuseumgr.org.

Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts: DidyMo. Enjoy the iconic indie rock music as part of the LowellArts! summer concert series set in front of the historic showboat in beautiful downtown Lowell. Riverwalk Plaza. 7 pm.
www.lowellartsmi.org

Summer Concerts at the Gardens: The Steve Miller Band. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

July 17-August 30

The Cosmic Psyche. Artist Sheila Grant exhibits a visual play of complexities and multiple dimensions that project a view of the cosmos within and between us, in proximity and afar. Design Quest. For gallery hours, visit www.designquest.biz.

July 18

Petpalooza. Several animal rescue organizations will be outside the library with adoptable animals and your new best friend. Grand Rapids Public Library. 11 am-2 pm.
www.grpl.org

Art of the Lived Experiment: Family Day. Families will learn about the history of the artists working together behind this incredible exhibit. Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts. 1 pm.
www.uica.org

America On Tap Beer Fest. Enjoy samples of over 100 beers from a variety of the country’s best craft breweries plus your Michigan favorites, surrounded by live music and food available for purchase. John Ball Park. 3-7 pm. For tickets, visit www.americaontap.com

The Crane Wives concert. Join the musicians at this free concert celebrating the release of their new album. Peter Wege Auditorium. 8:30 pm.
www.grcmc.org

July 19

Becky’s New Car. Circle Theatre. 5 pm.
www.circletheatre.org

Summer Concerts at the Gardens: Colbie Caillat & Christina Perri. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

July 20

Jazz in the Park. West Michigan Jazz Society presents Mary Rademacher as part of the summer concert series. Ah-Nab-Awen Park. 6:30-8:30 pm.
www.wmichjazz.org

July 20-24

Visual Verse Animation Camp. Create animation inspired by poems from local students to bring the poet’s verse to life. Front Studio. 10 am-5 pm. Buy tickets at www.grcmc.org.

July 21

Hormone Happy Hour. Mary Heim and special guest, Nisha McKenzie, focus on libido and female sexual function and dysfunction during this informational happy hour. Keystone Pharmacy. 5 pm.
www.keystonerx.com

Small Business Class: Taxes and Legal Session II. Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women. 6 pm. Register at www.growbusiness.org.

Local History Trivia Night. Impress your date and your friends with your historical knowledge at this Michigan-themed trivia night with local history librarian, Tim Gleisner. 7 pm.
www.grpl.org

Bennett concert. The band brings a new sound and genre to the music scene combining keyboard, violin and guitar to bring audiences vibrantly uplifting and nostalgic soul pop sprinkled with folk. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.bennettband.com

Meanwhile Movie: Jurassic Park. Peter Wege Auditorium. 8 pm.
www.grcmc.org

July 20 & 21

Summer Concert Series: Leather & Lace Women of Rock. Featuring the music of Carly Simon, Grace Slick, Janis Joplin and other female rock legends. Circle Theatre. 7 pm. www.circletheatre.org

June 22

WLAV Summertime Blues Series: Nick Moss. DeltaPlex. 6:30 pm.
www.deltaplex.com.

July 22 & 23

Intro to GROW. An excellent opportunity for those thinking of starting their own business with discussions of the programs and services GROW offers. Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women. 6-7 pm (Wed) Noon-1 pm (Thu).
www.growbusiness.org

July 22-25

Becky’s New Car. Audiences are invited to ride shotgun in this original comedy, taking them on a delightful cruise through middle-aged life. Circle Theatre. 7:30 pm.
www.circletheatre.org

July 23

GRAM on the Green presents Walter White. Grand Rapids Art Museum. 6 pm. For concert line up, visit
www.artmuseumgr.org.

Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts: The Ragbirds. Enjoy the folk rock music as part of the LowellArts! summer concert series set in front of the historic showboat in beautiful downtown Lowell. Riverwalk Plaza. 7 pm.
www.lowellartsmi.org

July 23 & 24

Piano Cottage Rocks. Kids, ages 8-15, come on stage to present an energetic, fun, family-friendly rock and roll concert on piano. Peter Wege Auditorium. 7:30 pm. For tickets, visit www.grcmc.org.

July 24

Couples Tuscan Adventure. Grab your partner and take them to Tuscany without leaving Grand Rapids at this fun evening. Enjoy a delicious and exotic menu that will have you planning a trip to Italy. Grand Rapids Downtown Market. 6-8:30 pm. Register at www.downtownmarketgr.com.

Movies in the Park: Hook. Ah-Nab-Awen Park. 7 pm.
www.downtowngr.org

Bryan Adams: Reckless 30th Anniversary Tour. Van Andel Arena. 8 pm.
www.vanandelarena.com

July 24-August 2

Footloose. See the play based off the popular movie where a man named Ren moves to a town that has outlawed dancing. Join the rebellion as he brings back dance to the small community of Bomont. Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. For tickets and showtimes, visit www.grct.org.

July 24 & 25

Grand Rapids Balloon Festival. A bounty of balloons comes to Grand Rapids for this free festival featuring 30 hot air balloons, activities, vendors, classic car show, arts and crafts, farmers market and more. Hang out into dusk to see the balloons stunning Night Glow show. Hudsonville Fairgrounds. 5-9:30 pm (Fri) 6 am-9:30 pm) Sat. For more info, visit www.grandrapidsballoonfestival.com.

July 25

Amrtak Train Days. All aboard the Amtrak Exhibit Train for a free, self-guided tour through Amtrak’s past, present and future. Don’t forget to stop by the Chuggington Kids Depot featuring toy trains and coloring tables. Amtrak Train Station. 10 am-4 pm.
www.amtraktraindays.com

Eqyptian Cookie Cutters. In conjunction with The Discovery of Kind Tut and the Grand Rapids Maker Faire, come to the museum to make your own Egyptian 3D printed cookie cutter. Grand Rapids Public Museum. 10 am-3 pm.
www.grpm.org

OneRepublic community concert. Proceeds from the performance will benefit the Simply Give program. Van Andel Arena. 7:30 pm. For tickets and more information, visit www.vanandelarena.com.

Host Productions presents Ain’t Nothing Like Family. Enjoy a night of fun and laughter in this hilarious play showing what it means for families to stick together and letting their faith pull them through troubled times. Peter Wege Auditorium. 7:30 pm. For tickets, visit www.grcmc.org.

July 27

Rose Pruning with Sandy. Learn the basics of rose pruning at this free seminar for better health and bloom for your roses. Rylee’s Ace Hardware (Michigan Street location). 9 am.
www.ryleesace.com

Jazz in the Park. West Michigan Jazz Society presents the Steve Sander Quintet as part of the summer concert series. Ah-Nab-Awen Park. 6:30-8:30 pm.
www.wmichjazz.org

July 28

City of the Lived Experiement Breakfast. Join DisArt Festival staff and participants for breakfast and conversation on how to sustain arts and access in Grand Rapids. Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts. 8 am-noon.
www.uica.org

Behind the Scenes at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Gerald R. Ford International Airport. 2 pm. Register at www.grpl.org.

Meanwhile Movie: Goodfellas. Peter Wege Auditorium. 8 pm.
www.grcmc.org

July 29

Jazz in the Park. West Michigan Jazz Society presents the West Coast Trio as part of the summer concert series. Ah-Nab-Awen Park. 6:30-8:30 pm.
www.wmichjazz.org

WLAV Summertime Blues Series: Scotty Bratcher. DeltaPlex. 6:30 pm.
www.deltaplex.com.

Summer Concerts at the Gardens: Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion America the Beautiful Tour. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

July 30

Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts: Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys. Enjoy the rockabilly music as part of the LowellArts! summer concert series set in front of the historic showboat in beautiful downtown Lowell. Riverwalk Plaza. 7 pm.
www.lowellartsmi.org

GRAM on the Green presents The Concussions. Grand Rapids Art Museum. 6 pm. For concert line up, visit www.artmuseumgr.org.

Summer Concerts at the Gardens: Brandi Carlile with special guest Anderson East. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

July 31

Wine & Design with Bokay Floral Market. Learn the art of floral design while sipping on a glass of wine and enjoying light appetizers. Grand Rapids Downtown Market. 6:30-8:30 pm.
www.downtownmarketgr.com

Summer Concerts at the Gardens: The Beach Boys & The Temptations. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 7 pm.
www.meijergardens.org

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