Imported Image Art of Cookery: Fall Classes Cooking classes are all the rage and Chef Valerie offers a unique and intimate experience in her Whitehall culinary kitchen where she will teach you the art of making whatever you yearn to master!  You can choose from the fall ensemble of classes that includes; Tamales, Homemade Bread, Yaki Udon noodles or everyone’s favorite, Winner Winner Chicken Dinner, to name a few.  Test your sleuthing skills and your tastebuds with her super popular ‘Delicious Demise’ Murder Mystery dinners.  Best of all, you can arrange to entertain your own group or even go solo with the culinary topic of your dreams.  All you need to do is ask!  Be sure to check out their ever-rotating retail menu too; this fall there are loads of delicious homemade pies, breads and cookies you can order for your Holiday menu! As Valerie likes to say, ‘at ‘Art of Cookery,’ you’re not just a student, you're part of our flavorful family.”  Tours Around Michigan: Ghost Tours Halloween may be in the past, but the ghosts of Grand Rapids are hanging around all year round! Tours Around Michigan, and their certified tour ambassadors offer a unique walking tour highlighting the stories and places that bring to life the strange, spooky and peculiar legends of the paranormal. Enjoy iconic sites and learn about the history of Grand Rapids; view famous buildings where ghosts, haunts, murders and mayhem are alive and well - at least according to the eerie stories that have been handed down from generation to generation.  Blandford Nature Center: Nature Makers Market Blandford Nature Center is hosting their annual fall Nature Makers Market on November 11th! This market features gifts and goods inspired by nature and created with natural materials. Vendors will be selling a variety of handcrafted goods including jewelry, textiles, art prints and illustrations, stickers, and more! This is the perfect opportunity to shop for the holidays (or for yourself) while supporting local artists! If you can’t make it to the market, no worries Blandford Nature Center is offering free admission for the entire month of November. Visitors will have access to 264 acres of forests, meadows, and wetlands, 8 miles of trails including 1 mile of ADA accessible trails, 2 outdoor playscapes, the Children’s Garden, and more.