Community updates: Wednesday, Nov. 25

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-25-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids, community partners launch #SupportOurGRBiz challenge The City of Grand Rapids and a group of community partners launched a social media campaign this week aiming to support local businesses during the holiday shopping season....

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Festive Scandinavian-style market supports local artists, encourages spirit of giving

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 12-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Need a little hygge this holiday season? The Søvengård promises to deliver that and more as they transform their biergarten to the style of a traditional Scandinavian market to celebrate the season. The Kringle Market Holiday Pop-Up, taking place...

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New collaboration to showcase local artists in holiday market

by (Audrey Hutchinson)

Submitted 11-27-2018 under NEWS

Thirteen artists will be featured in a multi-use coworking space at 342 Market SW on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The space includes four artists who use it to make their own individual art. They have collectively decided to curate a group show to be...

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Long-time tradition continues with UICA presenting 30th Annual Holiday Artists Market

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

As the holiday season again draws near, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) is inviting shoppers to its 30th Annual Holiday Artists Market on December 1, 2018, from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The Saturday-only event will take place at...

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Downtown Market hosting month of cheerful holiday events

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 11-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is hosting a variety of holiday events during the next month, making it the one-stop destination in Grand Rapids for holiday cheer the whole family can enjoy. Visitors can pick out a freshly-cut Christmas tree and...

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Have breakfast with Santa at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 11-13-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will once again be hosting Breakfast with Santa for families this December. The program offers a special opportunity for families to enjoy a holiday breakfast, as well as take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus...

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CARE Ballet presents "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

by (careballet)

Submitted 11-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

This original ballet, based on Clement C. Moore’s well-known poem and set to traditional holiday music, has become a Thanksgiving Weekend tradition in Grand Rapids. Mischievous mice, dancing stockings, magical toys and Santa with his prancing...

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Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World exhibition at Meijer Gardens observes the season of reflection

by (Meijer Gardens)

Submitted 11-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

Experience the magic of the holidays at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park with the annual Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World exhibition on display from November 21 through January 7, 2018. Guests from all over the world...

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Christmas is in the air at Grand Rapids Symphony's Cirque de Noel shows

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 12-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

Christmas is in the air. You can see it in the eyes of a child, gazing on holiday decorations. You can hear it in the voices of carolers. In DeVos Performance Hall this week, you really will be able to see it and hear it in the air. The Grand Rapids...

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Shop local this holiday season

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 12-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

It’s time to think small this holiday season. While Small Business Saturday may be behind us, you can still make an impact in your community by shopping at small businesses this holiday season. If you have holiday shopping to tackle, we...

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