People in West Michigan are invited to enjoy an evening of local food, drinks, and conversation at the 6th Annual Fork Fest in Grand Rapids.

The more than 40 local businesses represented will include restaurants, farms, grocers, bakeries, breweries and more. Guests are able to sample the local goods for the cost of admission. There will also be a cash bar will be available.

The popular event is made possible through the efforts of Local First, a collaboration of area businesses and partners committed to strengthening the local economy.

Fork Fest takes place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at Romence Gardens and Greenhouse at 265 Lakeside Drive in Grand Rapids.

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