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Courtesy "Elf: The Musical" and Broadway Grand Rapids
Courtesy "Elf: The Musical" and Broadway Grand Rapids
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‘Elf: The Musical’ Hits Grand Rapids’ DeVos Performance Hall This Weekend [Video]

Discover your inner elf with "Elf: The Musical."

The touring Broadway production is at DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Avenue NW in Grand Rapids today through Sunday through Broadway Grand Rapids.

Performances are 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, with tickets still available through Ticketmaster online and its ticket centers; DeVos Place convention center and Van Andel Arena box offices; or by telephone at (800) 982-2787.

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Andreas Rentz, Getty Images
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Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree In Grand Rapids, West Michigan

As Christmas nears, the search for the perfect Christmas tree is on.

Check our guide to Christmas trees in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan. 

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Some Stores Stayed Closed Thanksgiving Day; What a Concept

Did you make it out shopping on Thanksgiving Day, better known at Black Thursday?

You know, it's what Black Friday used to start in the morning on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Remember those good old days?

Then some stores bumped it to midnight -- and customers lined up.

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Black Friday Gets Terrifying Movie Trailer It Deserves [Video]

Black Friday is drawing near, which means you should really go shopping before the mayhem begins to load up on armor, cleats and fierce determination that will serve you well while you're scouring the shelves for the perfect toy at rock-bottom prices like a hunter searching for fresh food in a post-apocalyptic world where chaos reigns supreme.

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Jeffrey Smith
Jeffrey Smith
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Black Friday Primer

As the aromas of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie fill our homes, so too do thoughts of lining up in the dark and standing in the cold to get unbeatable deals on holiday gifts fill our minds.

Black Friday will soon be upon us. If this excites you (as opposed to filling you with dread), we have a list of some stores and restaurants and when they’ll be open and offering those crazy Black Friday discounts.

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Ariana Grande’s ‘Santa Tell Me’ Lyric Visuals Feature Childhood Christmas Photos [Video]

Christmas came early for Arianators this year! Ariana Grande just released her 'Santa Tell Me' lyric video -- and it's chock-full of her childhood holiday photos!

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Uyen Le, ThinkStock
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When Do You Put Up Your Christmas Decorations? [Poll]

We've been having a lot of fun playing Christmas music on 100.5 The River!

For some, Christmas music isn't enough. It's time to get the tree up, too.

When do you put out your Christmas decorations?

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Jamie Squire
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Jamie Squire Getty Images Sport
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Budweiser’s Clydesdales are out for Christmas [Video]

One more holiday tradition bites the dust -- Budweiser's famous Clydesdales ad won't air this Christmas season. What? Say it isn't so.

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Meghan Trainor Does Title Track for Epic Records’ First Holiday EP ‘I’ll Be Home For Christmas’

Epic Records will unwrap its first holiday EP "I'll Be Home For Christmas" on Monday (Nov. 24) via Walmart, iTunes and other digital outlets.

Epic Records Chairman and CEO L.A. Reid curated the track listing, which includes songs from Meghan Trainor, Fiona Apple, Fifth Harmony, Tamar Braxton, Sara Bareilles, Ingrid Michaelson and A Great Big World.

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‘Realistic’ Barbie Doll Could Be This Holiday Season’s Sensation

The latest shot in the battle to make people accept and love their bodies has been fired by a doll that could very well turn the toy industry on its ear.

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(Dean Van Dis)
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Meijer Gardens’ ‘Christmas Around the World’ Trees Exhibition Opens November 26

Every Christmas season is a magical experience at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park with their annual “Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World” exhibition.

Running Nov. 26 through Jan. 4, 2015, visit Meijer Gardens to experience over 40 international trees and displays, the enchanting Railway Garden and the holiday wonderland that encompasses it.

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Win A $500 Meijer Christmas Shopping Spree!

100.5 The River and Meijer want you to win a $500 Meijer Christmas Shopping Spree, just for listening! Seriously!

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