Still Plenty of End of Summer Fun in West Michigan 2016

Playing at the Spray Plaza – John Ball Traveling Zoo

  • Cost FREE
  • Playing at the Spray Plaza
  • Every Thursday – June 9 to August 25 – at Noon
  • Bring the kids to Downtown Hastings this summer for music and some splashing, watery fun! Playing at the Spray Plaza, next to the Hastings Cinema 4, was created just for kids. Children’s entertainment and music will begin in the bandshell at Noon every Thursday.
  • August 25 – John Ball Traveling Zoo
  • Have an up-close encounter with live zoo animals. Zoo Instructors and trained Docents visit the Spray Plaza to provide a hands-on learning experience.

Sizzlin’ Summer Movie Night – “Night at the Museum”

  • Saturday, August 27th (this Saturday) in front of the Lowell Showboat
  • Showing “Night at the Museum” at dusk (about 8:45pm)
  • Free, family fun
  • Bring your favorite chair or blanket
  • Refreshments available for purchase

Devour Hour

  • At The Green Well Gastropub in Grand Rapids on Cherry St.
  • It’s their version of a better Happy Hour, with food and drink specials
  • $3 off Michigan Draft Beer and wine by the glass.
  • Savings on snacks, including truffle fries, chips & fire roasted salsa, and more
  • Runs Monday through Thursday from 2:30-6pm, Friday & Saturday 10pm-close, and Sunday from 11am-1pm.

Centennial Cider Celebration

  • Crane’s Pie Pantry, Restaurant, & Winery in Fennville is celebrating 100 years of Crane Orchards
  • Saturday, September 3rd
  • Live music, fantastic food, cider & wine tasting, games, and giveaways
  • Tickets are $15 in advance, and include a cider pub glass, tasting tickets, live entertainment, and games for the whole day.
  • Food available, including Crane’s famous pies.
  • U-pick apples, corn maze, & hay ride running all day as well.