GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) - There's so much family fun happening in West Michigan this weekend, it will be hard to decide what to do first! Festivals and special events that your family will have a blast doing together. Check out the Family Fun Update for August 17-18:
Michigan Renaissance Festival
Families can enjoy 16th century fun! The festival begins August 17 and will run through Labor Day.
Muskegon, MI August 17 at 2:00 p.m.
Come join in the family fun at Hackley Public Library. Build a great structure, win a treat, and get to display your fabulous creation to all the youth services library patrons. Remember, we supply the LEGOs, you supply the imagination.
Greenville's Danish Festival
Event website: www.danishfestival.org
Schedule of events: www.danishfestival.org/wp-content
Hans Christian Anderson stories, hot air balloons, parades, fireworks, lego events and much more.
Open skate at Kentwood Ice Arena
Come to open skate at the Kentwood Ice Arena! Available for everyone in the family. Location: 6230 Kalamazoo Ave Kentwood, MI 49508 Cost: Adults: $4.00 Students: $3.00 5 and under: free! Skate rental: $2.00 Time: 2:00-4:00 p.m. every Sunday.
Art on the Riverfront
Grand Haven, MI August 17
Art on the Riverfront is an outdoor, juried art show held along Grand Haven's beautiful Boardwalk at the municipal marina. The popular one-day art exhibit showcases the works of accomplished regional artists in a wide variety of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, glass, wood and metal. This show is sponsored by the Gallery Uptown of Grand Haven and is free to the public. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For event information, contact the Gallery Uptown at 616-844-7305.
New Era, MI August 17
Fun on the farm! Scavenger Hunt at Lewis Farm Market . Rain Day scheduled for August 18.
And don't miss Walk the Zoo at John Ball Zoo next week!
The first 400 people pay $5 to walk the zoo, enjoy refreshments at the treehouse, get a free t-shirt and admission to the Zoo for the day. Registration starts at 8, event at 8;30 a.m.
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