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November 2018 Events

Nov 02, 2018 11:16AM ● By WLMagazine


Comedy Outlet Monday’s. Experimental comedy hub in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Dog Story Theater. All ages, $6 tickets. 7-8 pm.

Studio Night at Grand Rapids Brewing Company. Artists, writers, musicians and creators are invited to the brewery’s back room to work on their own projects among accessible collaboration from fellow creatives. 25% discount for all who participate. Grand Rapids Brewing Company. 6-11 pm.


Team Trivia at the Curragh. Curragh Irish Pub. 9 pm.

Taco Tuesday. CitySen Lounge at City Flats Hotel. 4 pm.

Thrift Store Trivia. Holland Brewing Company. 7 pm.

Open Mic Night. The Holland Park. 7:30 pm.


Cooking Class. Fustini’s of Holland. 12:00 pm.


Open Mic Night at 8th Street Grille. Join 8th Street Grille for Open Mic night every Thursday. It kicks off with soft acoustic music at 7:00pm with Mark Swanson, and then open the mic to you! Come down for a drink, some apps, and some great music. Bring your instrument to sign up and play, or just bring yourself to listen.

Nov 1 & 15

Wall Tapestry Weaving. Light Gallery GR. 6-9 pm.

Nov 1-31

Grand Rapids Public Museum Membership Exchange. This month, the UICA and the Grand Rapids Public Museum Members enjoy reciprocal benefits the entire month. Starting November 1, enjoy a number of benefits at either museum just for being a member.

Nov 2-3

GR Symphony Presents Bernstein’s 100th. Devos Performance Hall. 8 pm.

Nov. 3

Grand Rapids Drive. Delta Plex Arena.

Nov 3 & 4

Healing Body, Mind & Spirit Expo. Deltaplex. 10-7 pm.

Nov 6-Dec 23

Holiday Artists Market. The annual LowellARts Holiday Artists Market features artwork by over 50 area artists. Lowell, MI. Tues-Sat 10-6 pm; Sunday 12-5 pm.

Nov 7-18

Cocktail Events. Join the fun as Michigan’s creative beverage capital celebrates the art of the craft cocktail. Sample the handiwork of the area’s leading bartenders. Savor the unique flavors of made-in-Grand Rapids artisanal spirits. And share your enthusiasm for cocktail culture with fellow aficionados. Various times and locations.

Nov 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 & 18.

The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company Presents As You Like It. All ages, $8-$14 tickets. Dog Story Theater. Nov 9, 10, 16 & 17, 8 pm; Nov 11 & 18, 3 pm.

Nov 9 - Jan 6

Modern Holidays Artisan Market. This invitational holiday market offers home decor, fine jewelry, eclectic gifts, original artwork, holiday items, personal accessories and more. Free and open to the public at Design Quest. 10 am-8 pm Mon, Thu, Fri; 10 am-6 pm Tue, Wed, Sat; 1-5 pm Sun.

Nov 9-11

GR Symphony Presents Sinatra and Beyond. Devos Performance Hall.

Friday & Saturday 8 pm. Sunday 3 pm.

Nov 15-17

Forest Hills Northern Presents “Newsies”. Forest Hills Fine Arts Center. Shows nightly at 7 pm.

Nov 16-17

Mozart Mass in C Minor. Devos Performance Hall. 8 pm.

Nov 16-18, 21-25, 28-30

The Little Mermaid. The Civic Theater. Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 pm. Sunday at 2 pm.

Nov 17-Dec 8

Holiday Kerstmarkt. Experience a delightful outdoor European-style market with holiday items, delicious food and artisan demonstrations. 8th Street Marketplace.

Nov 20-Jan 6

Holiday Traditions Around the World. Fredrick Meijer Gardens.

Nov 21-Jan 5

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band. Van Andel Arena. 8 pm.

Nov 30-Dec 29

Coalesce. Join us in mingling with our artists and viewing their work. Grand Rapids Gallery, Exhibition.5 pm.

Nov 30-Dec 2

Broadway Grand Rapids presents Jersey Boys. Devos Performance Hall. Friday Nov 20, 8 pm; Sat Dec 1, 2 & 8 pm; Sun Dec 2, 1 & 6:30 pm.

Nov 1

Drake Night: Scorprion Seasn (A Tribute To Drake). Ages 18+.20 Monroe Live. 8 pm.

Brian Kilmeade: Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans. Gerald R. Ford Museum. 7 pm.

Capturing the Winning Moment Tour. $15 per adult; $10 per member.GRAM. 6-8 pm. Artmuseumgr.or

Music in the Stacks: PINK SKY. Main Grand Rapids Library. 7-8:30 pm.

Spectacular Jazz: Kenny Barron Quintet. St. Celcelia Music Center. 7:30 pm.

Nov 2

Gov’t Mule. All ages. 20 Monroe Live. 7 pm.

Creativity Uncorked: All Mixed Up - Exploring Collage & Photographic Transfer. GRAM.

6:45-9 pm.

First Friday Studio Night: Clay Carving Inspired by Jason Quigno. UICA. 6-9 pm.

First Friday Docent-Led Tour. Every First Friday of the month the Heartside neighborhood transforms into an active, arts-focused destination. 6-8 pm.

Nov 3

Handworks: A show of craft and art.Betsy Ratzsch hosts this annual juried show of 20 artists. The Forest Hills Presbyterian Church 7495 Cascade Rd SE Grand Rapids. 9-4 pm.

Good Charlotte with Sleeping with Sirens, Knuckle Puck, The Dose. All ages. 20 Monroe Live. 6 pm.

Holland Farmers Market. Eighth Street Marketplace Downtown Holland. 8 pm.

2018 Holiday Gift Show. Fredrick Meijer Gardens. All ages welcome. 9-5 pm.

New Member Tour: GRAM’s Collection - Portraits. GRAM. 1-2 pm.

Nov 4

Seether: Poison The Parish World Tour presented by WGRD. All ages. 20 Monroe Live. 6:30 pm.

RBRM: Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky & Mike. Devos Performance Hall. 7:30 pm.

Curator’s Lecture. Join Dr. Lisa VanArragon as she presents on many artists in the exhibition. Fredrick Meijer Gardens. 2 pm.

Adult Workshop: Introduction to Cyanotype. GRAM. 12:30-3:30 pm.

Nov 6

Adam Devine: Weird Life Tour 2018. All ages. 20 Monroe Live. 7 pm.

Film Screening: Art 21 Episode 9: San Fran Bay - Film screening and discussion. Fredrick Meijer Gardens. 7 pm.

Nov 7

The FUN Show with Cat & Nat. All ages. 20 Monroe Live. 6 pm.

ACG Young Professionals Tour Event. Where: TBD. 5:30-7:30 pm.

Disney Junior Dance Party. Devos Performance Hall. 6 pm.

Gateway to Music Luncheon. Eberhard Center. 12 pm.

Watercolor Brush Lettering. Light Gallery GR. 6-8 pm.

Monthly Speaker Series Luncheon. Location: TBD. 12 pm.

Small Sharks in the Big Lake. 9th Annual Giving Back Event. Non-Profits Swim with Corporate Sharks Sponsors: Comerica, Herman Miller, Richard M. & Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation GVSU. Rockford Construction, Grand Rapids, MI. 5:30-7:30 pm.

Nov 8

Business Matters Series. Grand Rapids Chamber. 7:30-9 am.

Legacy Awards Gala. Join us for the 10th Annual Jay & Betty Van Andel Legacy Awards Gala. Grand Rapids Art Museum.

Nov 9

Zamora Entertainment: El Fantasma. Tickets $45-$55. Delta Plex. 9 pm.

Comfort Food Friday. A day celebrating the home-cooked, the hand-made, and the hearty! All ages welcome. Downtown Market. 10-8 pm.

Lynyrd Skynyrd: Last of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour. Van Andel Arena. 7 pm.

Nov 10

Thievery Corporation with Julian Marley. All ages. 20 Monroe Live. 7:30 pm.

GR Bride Fall Bridal Show. Delta Plex. 12 pm.

Story Time Tour: Game Time. GRAM. 1-2:30 pm.

Nov 12

Dance Theatre of Harlem. Devos Performance Hall. 8 pm.

Nov 13

Membership Magnified. Begin, continue or further your involvement with the Chamber by networking with other members through facilitated dialogue and open networking opportunities. Grand Rapids Chamber. 3:30-5 pm.

Building Integrity, Building Ford: A Documentary. Gerald R. Ford Museum. 7 pm.

Meet Up: Monthly Meeting. Schuler Books & Music: 2660 28th Street Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI. $10 tickets. 9 am.

Nov 14

ACG November Breakfast: Trade Policy Update. Kent Country Club. 7:30-9 am.

Discovery Club: Superheroes at the Museum. GRAM. 10:30-11:30 am.

Modern Calligraphy + Sign. Light Gallery GR. 6-8 pm.

Nov 15

Elaine Weiss: The Woman’s Hour: The Great Flight to Win the Vote. Gerald R. Ford Museum. 7 pm.

Yoga at GRAM. 5:45-6:45 pm.

Date Night Tour: GRAM’s Collection - Abstract Art. GRAM. 6-7:30 pm.

GRAM Educator Night - Who Shot Sports. GRAM. 5-9 pm.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The Trout Quintet. St. Celcelia Music Center. 7:30 pm.

National Philanthropy Day 2018. JW Marriott. 11:00- 2:00 pm.

Nov 16

Amanda Miguel & Diego Verdaguer: Siempre Juntos US Tour. All ages. 20 Monroe Live. 7 pm.

VENTURE Launch. ick start your entrepreneurial journey at VENTURE Launch, a program by the Grand Rapids Chamber and SCORE. Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. 9-12 pm.

Nov 17

Elvis Costello & The Imposters. All ages. 20 Monroe Live. 7 pm.

GR Symphony Presents The Snowman. Devos Performance Hall. 3 pm.

Holiday Open House. Each November, the merchants of Downtown Holland host the annual Holiday Open House! During the Holiday Open House, you’re invited to stroll the decorated and brightly lit streets filled with holiday carolers, shop for gifts while enjoying complimentary refreshments and even sample roasted chestnuts. Corner of 8th Street and Central Avenue.  5-8 pm.

A Very Merry Market Day. Shop for holiday gifts at our artisan market and more food and fun. All ages welcome. Downtown Market. 10-5 pm.

The Snow Man. DeVos Performance Hall. 3 pm.

Nov 18

Danity Kane DK3 featuring Dawn & Dumblonde. All ages. 20 Monroe Live. 8 pm.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. Devos Performance Hall. 7 pm.

Nov 19

Small Business Series: Design Thinking for Small Businesses & Nonprofits. During this 90-minute session, you will learn and experience the five core phases of Design Thinking that are integrated together through continual feedback. Grand Rapids Chamber. 1-3 pm.

Member Holiday party with Tree Lighting Ceremony. Fredrick Meijer Gardens. 6 pm.

Nov 20

Generation Axe featuring Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt & Tosin Abasi. All ages. 20 Monroe Live. 6:30 pm.

Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds. Devos Performance Hall. 8 pm.

Nov 23

Battery: Tribute to Metallica. Ages 18+. 20 Monroe Live. 7 pm.

Nephew Tommy. Devos Performance Hall. 8 pm.

Nov 24

A Drag Queen Christmas: The Naughty Tour. Devos Performance Hall. 8 pm.

Nov 26

Harry Connick Jr. Devos  Performance Hall. 7:30 pm.

97.9 WGRD Presents Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch. Van Andel Arena. 6 pm.

Nov 27

Parade of Lights. During the annual Parade of Lights, Santa will arrive in Downtown Holland escorted by reideer, bands, floats, trucks, family and friends. Downtown Holland. 6:30 pm.

Nov 29

GR Symphony Presents Home Alone in Concert. Devos Performance Hall. 7:30 pm.

Who Shot Sports: Ping Pong Party. GRAM. 6-8:30 pm.

Home Alone in Concert. DeVos Performance Hall. 7:30 pm.

Acoustic Cafe: The Lone Bellow. St. Celcelia Music Center. 7:30 pm.

Nov 30

Steel Panther: Sunset Strip Live with Wilson. All ages. 20 Monroe Live. 7 pm.

Leadership for Future Growth: Talent Summit. Intended for talent development. Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. 7:30-11:30 am.