CJ DeVries from GRNow.com shares her top five weekend events.
1. SIP SHOP & SPARKLE
Thursday, April 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Humanity Boutique is having our fourth anniversary this month and what better way to celebrate than to sip on sparkling drinks and shop with our friends!
Join us for the ultimate ladies night including complimentary wine and champagne, exclusive discounts for our guests and SWAG!!
Joining us for the night will be our friends from WanderLux Beauty Co. with a pop-up beauty bar and special discounts on their amazing skin care products! Also, Grand City Tanning will be offering mobile spray tans at the event!
2. 2017 NOTO’S SPRING CHARITY WINE FEST
Friday, April 21 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
An awesome food and wine experience!
3. RUNWAY ON THE RAPIDS
Friday, April 21 from 7 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
This fashion show will break the patterns of every day style — featuring high-trend fashion, stand-out styles and high-voltage energy.
The runway will highlight the fashion from DENYM, Lee & Birch, Elizabeth Halsey Boutique, The Shoppe at Saint Mary’s and designer Siss Viss, with hair and make-up from 15 East Style Studio, Bang Blow Dry Bar & Salon, Chasing Vanity Salon and Spa and Hanna Wagner Design.
Tickets include admission to fashion show, light appetizers and cash bar.
$40 – General Admission Ticket ($45 at door)
$75 – VIP Ticket – Front row seating, valet parking voucher, VIP gift bag
$500 VIP Package – 4 front row reserved seats, valet parking vouchers and VIP gift bags and special recognition
4. CIDER WEEK GR BLUE BRIDGE FESTIVAL
Saturday, April 22 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The inaugural Cider Week GR concludes with the first of its kind hard cider festival on the Blue Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids.
The festival will feature cider makers from around Michigan. Attendees will also enjoying a line-up of local music and pizza provided by Standard Pizza Co. will be available for purchase.
Here is the current line up of Cideries in attendance:
Sietsema Orchards & Cider Mill, The Peoples Cider Co., Vander Mill, Pux Cider, Farmhaus Cider Co., Tandem Ciders, Blake’s Hard Cider Co., Northville Winery and Brewing Company, St. Julian Winery, 45 North Vineyard & Winery, Starcut CidersVirtue Cider, Uncle John’s Cider Mill (Official Page), Suttons Bay Ciders, Corey Lake Orchards, Robinette’s, Cherry Creek Winery, Ridge Cider Co., Cellarmen’s
5. WEST MICHIGAN HIP HOP FESTIVAL
Saturday, April 22 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
West Michigan Hip Hop Festival featuring Busta Rhymes, Lil Kim, Red Man / Method Man, Scarface and Too $hort presented by WSNX. Line up subject to change.
You can find more information on all of these events at grnow.com.
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