10 Things To Do this Weekend: July 26th-28th
We have Movies, Music, a Flea Market, a County Fair, Comedy, a Color Run, Baseball, Biking, Bowling, and...the World’s Largest Dog Wash!
Some activities include the kids, while others are more for the adults.
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Ottawa County Fair
Ottawa County Fairgrounds, 1286 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
Runs through Saturday, July 27th, 2019 - See Website for Event Times
Cost: Free Admission
It’s their 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Celebration this year at the Ottawa County Fair! Check out their Grand Stand Line Up, Carnival by Elliot's Amusements, Whispering Pines Petting Zoo, Reptile Mania. On Friday night it is the Superkickers Rodeo. On 5:00 pm on Saturday it’s the Mud Runs.
Movies on Monroe: “Hotel Transylvania 3” & “A Quiet Place”
City of Grand Rapids Property, 555 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Friday, July 26th, 2019 - Gates open at 6:00 pm, First movie starts at 7:30 pm
Movies on Monroe, the premier outdoor film series in Grand Rapids, returns this summer with big screen entertainment by the banks of the Grand River! This event will feature “Hotel Transylvania 3” (PG) and “A Quiet Place” (PG-13). Movies will play on 400-square foot LED video wall. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring their own chairs, beer, wine, and snacks. Rental lawn chairs will be available for $2 per chair. Food trucks will be on-site and various snacks will be available for purchase at the event. Pets are welcome! This is a smoke-free event series. Costumes are encouraged.
Baseball: The West Michigan Whitecaps
Fifth Third Ballpark, 4500 W. River Dr., NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321
Friday, July 26th, 2019 - 7:05 pm - The West Michigan Whitecaps vs. The Lansing Lugnuts
Saturday, July 27th, 2019 - 7:05 pm - The West Michigan Whitecaps vs. The Great Lakes Loons
Sunday, July 28th, 2019 - 6:00 pm - The West Michigan Whitecaps vs. The Great Lakes Loons
Cost: Tickets start at $9.00
The West Michigan Whitecaps are in the middle of a six-game homestand. On Friday, it will be another FANomenal Friday. This week it’s My Little Pony night featuring a Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash and Apple Blossom Appearance. On Saturday, the Bunghammers will be back! There will also be Fireworks after the game. Then on Sunday, it’s Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Family Day. The first 1,000 kids eat free! Also get autographs and play catch on the field before the game and Kids Run the Bases after the game. It will also be Dog Night at the game on Sunday. Bring your dog to the ball game. There will also be Corgi races.
"Weird Al" Yankovic: The Strings Attached Tour
DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Friday, July 26th, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Cost: Tickets start at $75.00
“Weird Al” Yankovic is the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history, earning four Grammys and fifteen career nominations. The legendary musical satirist follows his sold-out 2018 tour of intimate venues -- where he played deep cuts for his hardcore fans -- with his biggest show ever. Weird Al is back to playing the hits and classics with his Strings Attached tour, a high-energy rock and comedy production featuring his original band, costumes, props, a video wall and - for the first time - background singers and a full symphony orchestra. “Weird Al” Yankovic is best known for sending up the biggest hits in the world with his own hit parodies, including “Eat It,” “Like A Surgeon,” “Smells Like Nirvana,” “Amish Paradise,” “White & Nerdy,” and “Word Crimes.” Yankovic’s last album, 2014’s Mandatory Fun, made history as the first comedy album ever to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.
Comedian Erin Jackson
Dr. Grin’s at The B.O.B., 20 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Friday, July 26th, 2019 - 8:00 pm & 10:30 pm
Saturday, July 27th, 2019 - 8:00 pm & 10:30 pm
Cost: Tickets are $10-$15 depending on time of show
Erin Jackson is one of the fastest-rising comedians. Erin has appeared most recently on "CONAN”, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, "Last Comic Standing”, "Live at Gotham”, "Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious", and "Standup in Stilettos”. Erin co-hosted three seasons of "Exhale," a panel talk series on the ASPiRE television network, and has been a panelist on sports and pop-culture programs on MSNBC, NFL Network, VH-1 and TV Guide Network.
Last Weekend for the 28th Street Flea Market
28th Street Flea Market, 1400 28th St., SW, Wyoming, MI 49509
Saturday, July 27th, 2019 - 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Sunday, July 28th, 2019 - 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Cost: 50 cents Admission
The 28th Street Flea Market's last day of operation will be this Sunday. The public is encouraged to come out "as we say good-bye to a part of Wyoming, Michigan history." The Flea Market started operations in May 1970 as way to make use of the Beltline Drive-In property, which is still owned by Celebration Cinema.
The Color Run 5K Grand Rapids
Calder Plaza, 300 Ottawa Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Saturday, July 27th, 2019 - 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Cost: Registration starts at $29.99
Let your love shine at the happiest run under the sun! On The Color Run Love Tour, good vibes are the only kind of vibes allowed. Celebrate what we love about ourselves, each other, and the planet we all share. Run wild. Love wild. Stay wild.
Leave No Pin Standing - Bowling for Special Olympics of Michigan
Westgate Bowl, 4486 Alpine Ave., NW, Comstock Park, MI 49321
Saturday, July 27th, 2019 - 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Cost: $100 per 4 person team
This is the 2nd Annual Bowling for Special Olympics Michigan Fundraiser for Area 11 Athletes. Last year's event was one of the most fun SOMI fundraisers you could attend. There will be 1st through 3rd place awards for the following categories: Top Fundraiser, Oldest Bowler, Youngest Bowler, High Individual Series, and High Individual Game. There will be raffle prizes as well. Get a team of 4 together and join them for a day of fun and bowling a minimum of $100 per team, but don't stop at $100, raise as much money as possible. Special Olympic Athletes will be joining and bowling -- they bowl for free.
The Hundo Fundo 2019
Sixth Street Bridge, Grand Rapids, MI
Saturday, July 27th, 2019 - 7:00 pm-11:00 pm
Do you like bicycles? Do you like loud guitars? Well do we have a ride for you!! It’s the Hundo Fundo. Celebrate the freedom of riding your bike and taking over a small bar on the westside of Grand Rapids and have your face melted off by the one thee only HUNDO master of the electric guitar. Meet at the Sixth Street Bridge Park at the Gazebo at 7 pm Saturday. They will depart the park once we have a full crew and will roll thru city at a VERY slow party style pace where we will make everyone jealous that they are not rolling along. After you roll thru all of the nooks and crannies, it is off to the Point Bar just north of Richmond St. After arriving, you will be completely shredded by the guitar mastery of Hundo, for a full hour of metal shredding mayhem. After your face has been completed melted off, you pedal back south and finish at the Garage Bar for a final night cap. Ride a party bike. Where casual clothes. Bring a friend. The route is less than 10 miles and is all flat and they promise a slow party pace.
World’s Largest Dog Wash
Fifth Third Ballpark, 4500 W. River Dr., NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321
Sunday, July 28th, 2019 - 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
The World's Largest Dog Wash to benefit Gilda's Club of Grand Rapids brought to you by Bissell is back for it's 17th year! This fun-filled event is great for the whole family (specifically your four-legged family members)! For just $10, you'll get a wash and towel dry, doggy bag (while supplies last) and information from area businesses and veterinarians! After your dog has been cleaned, take them on over to the stadium to enjoy West Michigan Whitecaps' Dog Days Game (tickets to the game must be purchased separately). The 17th annual Dog Wash's proceeds benefit Children's Cancer and Grief Program at Gilda's Club Grand Rapids!