Getting in the Holiday Spirit in West Michigan


Grand Rapids Symphony’s E.T. (Full Length Film & Score)

  • Event posted by: Grand Rapids Symphony
  • Friday-Sunday 11/04-11/6
  • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Sunday. 
  • DeVos Place
  • Cost Tickets start at $18 for adults, $5 for students
  • Director Steven Spielberg’s heartwarming masterpiece is filled with imagination and magic in this moving story of a lost alien who befriends a 10-year-old boy named Elliott.
  • Experience their adventures with John Williams’ Academy Award®-Winning score performed live by your Grand Rapids Pops, in sync to the film projected on a huge HD screen!

Fall Migration Celebration

  • Event posted by: Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, Augusta
  • Sunday, – 11/06/2016
  • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Augusta, MI 49012
  • Cost Non-members: will be charged admission fee. Free for members.
  • Join us for the W.K. Kelogg Bird Sanctuary’s 3rd annual Fall Migration Celebration! The Sanctuary’s Wintergreen Lake provides a safe haven for migratory waterfowl to fuel up as they travel from breeding grounds in the far North to winter grounds in the Southern US and beyond. There will be lots of family-friendly activities to participate in!
  • *Enjoy apple cider and a treat!
  • *Practice waterfowl ID along the shore of Wintergreen Lake.
  • *Hike the trail and play family-friendly games and activities about why and how birds migrate.
  • *View waterfowl decoys carved by local artists
  • *See live bird of prey presentations
  • Admission prices: Adults = $5, Senior or college student = $4, Children (2-17) = $3, Under 2= FREE
  • Members are FREE!

25th Christmas Through Lowell

  • Event posted by: Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Friday, November 18 – 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 19 – 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 20 – 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Kick off your holiday shopping season in and around Historic Lowell at the 25th Annual Christmas Through Lowell event.
  • The Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce presents over 40 homes and businesses that are unique and magical.
  • Over 300 artists and crafters will showcase their gifts and creations for three days! On your Christmas Through Lowell shopping extravaganza, you will find  hand-made treasures, jewelry, Christmas decorations, folk art and fine art, antiques and re-found treasures, primitives and garden art, beeswax candles and home-made candles, crocheted and knitted crafts, hand-crafted purse, bags and totes, home-made rugs and quilts, and much, much more!
  • Check the website at for more information or call the Chamber (616) 897-9161 for details.   Beginning the end of October, you may pick up your Christmas Through Lowell “Official Tour Guide & Map” at any crafter or participating business along Historic Main St.

Gingerbread Workshop

  • Event posted by: W.K. Kellogg Biological Station-Conference Center
  • Saturday 11/12/2016
  • 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Hickory Corners, MI 49060
  • Cost $30 per participant
  • During this workshop students will design a one-of-a kind gingerbread house using royal icing garnished with assorted candies that will last through the holiday season.
  • This is a great opportunity for parents to step away for a quick break.
  • Designed for children 8 years to 15 years of age.  
  • All supplies and equipment provided.