Things To Do in West Michigan This Weekend: October 14-16, 2022
It is going to be another busy fall weekend in West Michigan, with color tours, fall festivals, art, music, toys, movies, German cars, food, comedy, and more.
The fall colors around West Michigan are just about at their peak. This would be a great weekend to take a car ride and check them out. The Kent County Road Commission has put together a fall color tour guide with their suggestions on the best roads in Kent County to see all the colorful leaves. Read more, and download the Color Tour Guide here.
Friday, October 14-Sunday, October 16, 2022 - Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Gun Lake Campground, Middleville, MI
Do some fall camping during the annual Harvest Festival. This event is for the whole family. Bring along your Halloween decorations, costumes and candy. There will be a full list of activities that will occur in the Gun Lake campground. Keep your eye out for super heroes roaming the campground!. For more information, visit the event website.
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 8 pm - GLC Live at 20 Monroe, Grand Rapids, MI
Highly Suspect is an American rock band from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The band consists of twin brothers Rich and Ryan Meyer, Johnny Stevens, and Matt Kofos.
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White is a classic storyteller; relaying tales from his real life ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas, to sharing stories of his daily life, to becoming one of the most successful comedians in America. Ron rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
Saturday, October 15-Sunday, October 16, 2022 - Fenner Nature Center, Lansing, MI
The sweet smoke curling through the crisp air. The crackling of the fire. The fiddle playing. The children laughing. The creaking of the copper kettle and the clanging of the stirring paddle. This year, the Apple Butter Festival is back for its 46th year. Get more information on the Apple Butter Festival Facebook Events page.
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
The festival brings in cultural organizations throughout West Michigan to share with the community their background, connection to West Michigan, and the country they represent. This is done with visual presentations, music, art, food, and more.The Museum Café will feature food from around the globe. Event activities are included with general admission to the Museum. More information can be found on the Cultural Heritage Festival Facebook Events page.
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - Downtown Hudsonville, MI
It will be a day filled with cider, donuts, hayrides, pony rides, and so much more! Urban Hayday provides families with the chance to take part in everything fall, festive, and fun! There will be kid’s tractor pulls, bounce houses, and games. You can even see a pumpkin explode from the top of a firetruck! Get additional details on the Urban HayDay 2022 Facebook Events page.
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - Centertown Grand Haven, Grand Haven, MI
Stop by for a fun fall afternoon with lots of food trucks, live music in multiple locations, and a market with all of your favorite Merchants and Makers! Find additional information on the Chow-Down Centertown Facebook Events page.
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners, MI
There will be German food, German beer and the ever popular DeutscheMarques Oom-Pah band. There will also be beautiful German cars. You're encouraged to dress the part as well! There will be trophies for the best traditional-dressed gentleman and lady. Fun for the entire family! Get more information on the DeutscheMarques Facebook page.
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 7 pm - GLC Live at 20 Monroe, Grand Rapids, MI
Come watch the new movie with Kevin Smith and let him use his mouth on you at the post-show Q&A session!
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Discovered in a Beaumont area bar by noted producer and head of Giant Records James Stroud (Toby Keith, Tracy Lawrence, Tim McGraw, Kenny Rogers), Walker was in his early twenties when he started rattling off a string of smash hits. Among them, “Live Until I Die,” “Dreaming With My Eyes Open,” “This Woman And This Man,” “Hypnotize The Moon,” “Rumor Has It,” “Then What,” “I Can’t Sleep” and “She Won’t Be Lonely Long.”
Sunday, October 16, 2022 - Fulton Street Farmers Market, Grand Rapids, MI
The Grand Valley Artists Pop-up Bazaar & Wart Market is this Sunday. There will be over 100 arts, crafts, and gift vendors. Art of every kind can be found here. Here is a chance to get your holiday shopping started. For more information and to see some vendor spotlights, visit the Grand Valley Artists Pop-Up Bazaar & Art Market Facebook page.
Sunday, October 16, 2022 - 4 Mile Showplace, Grand Rapids, MI
Midwest Expos, the Great Lakes region premier provider of hobbyist expos and shows, is hosting another great Toy Show! You will find Barbie, Hot Wheels, Funko, Mattel, GI Joe, Transformers, Star Wars, Tonka, Lego, Disney, games and more, new & vintage toys galore. This show will be fun for the whole family! For more details, visit the Midwest Expos - 4 Mile Toy Show Facebook Events page.