CJ DeVries from GRNow.com shares her top five weekend events.

MI BREWERS GUILD 13th ANNUAL WINTER BEER FESTIVAL - Starting Friday, March 2 at 5 p.m.

Join us March 2-3, 2018 at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, just north of Grand Rapids for the 13th annual Winter Beer Festival of the Michigan Brewers Guild. This popular event will feature over 100 Michigan breweries and near 1,000 craft beers, as well as local music, performers, ice sculptures and carving demonstrations, fire pits to chase away the cold, and food available for purchase. For the most current information, visit http://www.mibeer.com/winter-festival

MY FAIR LADY - Friday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

My Fair Lady will be on the Civic stage from February 23-March 18! Eliza Doolittle is a young flower seller with a thick Cockney accent. Professor Henry Higgins is an arrogant upper class phonetics professor. A boastful wager set them on a path of discover that will change both of their lives.


Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

Individual tickets are $18-37. For tickets and more show information visit our website: http://www.grct.org/events/my-fair-lady/

GIRL SCOUT COOKIE & BEER PAIRING - Saturday, March 3 at 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

A totally sweet event for cookie monsters and beer geeks alike. Brewer John and Chef Mick will be pairing 8 Girl Scout Cookies with 8 B.O.B.’s Beers for quite possibly the most unique food and beverage pairing we’ve ever done!

The menu:

  • Thin Mints + Spaceboy Stout
  • Caramel deLites + Crimson King Amber Ale
  • Shortbread + Blondie
  • Peanut Butter Patties + Peanut Butter Porter
  • Lemonades + Hoptics Gose
  • Peanut Butter Sandwich + Full On IPA
  • S’mores Chocolate Covered + Tiramisu Stout
  • Thanks-A-Lots + Wit Rabbit Belgian Wit Bier

Ticket: $23+


21st ANNUAL BID FOR BACHELORS AND BACHELORETTES - Saturday, March 3 at 6 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.

Come single, come as a couple, come as a group. Bid on a date package, bid on a silent auction item.

Raise your paddle to help us raise money to support those in our community who suffer from Cystic Fibrosis!

Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door

Reserved Tables are $450 SOLD OUT


DROP-IN PROGRAM: SUGARBUSH - Saturday, March 3 at 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Enjoy the sights, smells and tastes of the Sugarhouse, practice tapping a tree, and step back in time to discover how pioneers and Native Americans made maple syrup.

*NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED, program is for all ages*

Also, eat an 1800’s treat at this Historic-themed Sugarbush event. Blandford’s Robinson-Khutic Log Cabin will be the backdrop as we imagine pioneer life and make our own maple sugar treat, then we will go into the Sugarhouse to see how BNC makes this sweet treat today!

  • Where: Blandford Nature Center
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $3/members, $6/non-members

For more information, please visit www.grnow.com.

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