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Plenty of Ways to Stay Busy with West Michigan Tourist Association

Farm2Fork at Treetops in Gaylord

  • Event on Friday, July 28th is My Green Garden
  • Travel to the Wilderness Cabin and enjoy a 4-course meal crafted by the Treetops Culinary team, paired with a local beer or wine.
  • Each themed event is hosted by a local winery or brewery and each course of the meal is thoughtfully infused and paired with a different beer or wine.
  • A guest presenter from the hosting farm will talk a little bit about their operation and practices.
  • Meet members of Michigan farms and breweries to learn more about the benefits of farm-to-table cooking, along with their best practices.
  • Special overnight lodging packages available. The event is $99 per person, includes tax + gratuity. Limited Seating.

Red Barn Spectacular at the Gilmore Car Museum

  • August 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners
  • The RED BARNS SPECTACULAR is the most anticipated show of the season! Hailed as West Michigan’s “Grand Daddy” of all antique, classic and special interest car shows, it is one BIG day with two HUGE shows! Both the Judged Car Show field and Driver’s Choice Show field are open to all vehicles 25 years or older, including cars, trucks, commercial vehicles, vintage campers, military vehicles, fire trucks and boats!
  • Thousands of cars will be on display, along with special areas for antique campers and the Tin Can Tourists, cars for sale, antique boats, and vintage bicycles. Plus, check out over 250 onsite vendors and shop for those hard to find car parts, tools, literature, antiques, arts, crafts and more in the season’s largest swap meet!

Unity Christian Music Festival/Country Dairy

  • Unity Christian Music Festival and Country Dairy have teamed up to give you a free day of music on Wednesday, August 9th in Muskegon
  • Gates open at 4pm, with performances throughout the evening
  • The event continues through the weekend, August 10th through 12th, with tickets ranging from $32.50 for a single day pass, $50 for a two day pass, and $70 for the whole event
  • In addition to music, there will also be a family fun zone, 5K run, food, art program, and more.

Issues & Ales at City Built Brewery

  • On Tuesday, August 15, City Built Brewing in Grand Rapids will host their third and final conversation at City Built Brewery at 7 PM. This event will focus on race and reconciliation.
  • They consider their taproom a place for conversation, ideas, new friends, old friends and everything in between.
  • Their taproom is the perfect place to enjoy a pour of finely crafted beer, where there is always something new and unique, and you never expect the same old