and Behind the Mitten hosts John Gonzalez and Amy Sherman offer up a couple things you and your family can do this weekend.

Zoo Goes Boo: Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Zoo Goes Boo continues Oct. 28-30 at John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids.

Weko Beach Brewers Fest: Oct. 29; Bridgman 1 to 7 p.m. under a "Big-Top Tent" overlooking beautiful Weko Beach.The Weko Beach Brewers Festival is a showcase event to sample (tastes or by the mug) the wonderful locally-produced craft beers from Michigan; tasty cuisine from local restaurants, live music, and, if the weather cooperates, a beautiful sunset.

Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!: Oct. 29-Jan.; Grand Rapids Public Museum relives this Peanuts classic! Explore the making of the animated Peanuts classic and celebrate the anticipation, joy and pitfalls of the holiday season only at the GRPM.

Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown is made up of high-quality digital reproduction of Charles M. Schulz's original Peanuts strips with thematic graphics and will feature three-dimensional Peanuts novelties and activity areas including a writing station to Santa and a photo opportunity for the entire family. Visitors will see a behind the scenes look at the making of the animated classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas.