1.) LONG JOHN RUN 2016
Saturday, November 12 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am | $15
About the Long John Run
Put on your best long johns, thermal underwear, red union suit, pajamas, winter knickers, Paul Bunyan's, long handlers, hillbilly wedding outfit, or Canadian tuxedo and get out of your log cabin or house (basically off your duff) and join us for our third 5k walk/run. Proceeds from this event will be donated to Mel Trotter Ministries. Cost per person is only $15. In addition, we are collecting socks for the homeless. Yep – socks. Location of this year's race is at Christ Church PCA (2500 Breton Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546)
2.) GRAND RAGGIDY ROLLER DERBY – DOUBLE HEADER
Saturday, November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm| $15
On Saturday, November 12th, Grand Raggidy Roller Derby is hosting a double-header bout!!
First to lace up their skates and take the track will be Grand Raggidy's All Stars vs Team Michigan. Can the All Stars hold their own up against some of Michigan's best? This is going to be one heck of a game and you're going to be on the edge of your seat. In a grand finale, Grand Raggidy Attack! will bring all that they have against the malicious Ypsilanti Vigilantes. You will want to be there front row to see how this game will play out.
Our theme for our last home game of the 2016 year is "naughty or nice". This is a family-friendly game as well, so bring your entire family, kids and all! Dress up as Santa, an elf, or anything you want to! Wear your favorite sweater that has those cute little reindeer on it. Get into the season the right way with Grand Raggidy! The Packs of Love raffle is still on for this game. If you purchase a raffle ticket, the donation goes towards providing gifts that will be hand-delivered to veterans in the Grand Rapids community. The winner of the raffle will win a seat in the VIP section and two complimentary tickets. This is also the last chance for you to vote for the Golden Boot award, as it will be given away at this game!
Don't miss out on the best part of the night, the after party! Get some drinks and hangout with your favorite roller derby ladies and gents. Per usual our after parties are 21+. Come dressed for the theme of the night, "naughty or nice" and be ready to boogie! Buy yourself one of our after party dog tags at the game and get the chance to win a free ticket to the next home game! You must be present to win.
Tickets to the event are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Discounts for kids, students & seniors are available.
Saturday, November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm| $15.00
On Sat, Nov 12 at 6pm, GRsBigTalent brings West Michigan's finest amateur talent in a Finale performance at Wege Theater (home of the GR Ballet) vying for almost $2,000 in cash prizes. Celebrating it's 5th year, celebrity judges will award 3 out of 15 performers cash prizes totaling almost $2,000! Visit GRsBigTalent.com for tickets, but hurry as the past 2 years have been SOLD OUT shows!!!
4.) BRATS AND BONFIRES
Thursday, November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Brats and Bonfires Thursday, November 10 from 6-9PM in #AdaVillage. The event is free to attend, and will feature live music from indie-folk band, The Crane Wives starting at 6:30PM. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase, two for $5. Delicious grilled brats from Kingma's Market & Butcher, Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply craft beer, and Sietsema Orchard's hard cider, hot cider and donuts will be served. Please bring an ID.
5.) ART REPRISE @ THE HARRIS BUILDING
Saturday, November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm| Free
The Harris Building is the second home for many of the most outstanding pieces from Artprize 2016. The Harris Building's gallery will proudly display and sell Artprize pieces at a special vip party and over a two day event open to the public. The works will remain displayed and available for purchase through December. A portion of the proceeds will benefit a residence program for an economic inclusion artist. A portion of the proceeds will benefit a residence program for an economic inclusion artist.
111 Division Ave S.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Vip Event (By Invitation Only)
Gallery Party & Art Sale featuring food and drinks
Music & Silent Auction