Grand Rapids Quilt Show and Contest
Aug 21 - 25, 2012
Time: 09:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Location: DeVos Place
Enjoy Grand Rapids!
Experience four exciting days at the AQS Quilt Show and Contest plus the big city excitement and natural splendor, cultural sophistication and small-town warmth of Grand Rapids.
At the Door Admission:
AQS Members: $9 Daily; $17 Multi-day
Aug 21 - 26, 2012
Time: 04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Kickback and relax while enjoying your favorite beverage. $35
Appetizers included. Full bar. Call for reservations or purchase online. (231) 728-8387 http:/www.portcityprincesscruises.com
Emmet - Charlevoix County Fair
Aug 17 - 26, 2012
Location: Petoskey - Emmet County Fairgrounds
Fun, fun and more fun! Come and enjoy good old fashioned fair activities including grandstand shows, carnival rides (8/21 - 8/26) and of course, the chance to see the animals (they're SO cute!) and wander the 4-H tent.
Aug 25 - 26, 2012
Time: 11:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Marvel at the variety of colors, shapes and sizes of dahlia flowers. Discover colors so bright they seem to glow, find a flower the size of a dinner plate, and a pompon dahlia that is packed with petals. Enjoy create floral arrangements too. Dahlia Society members will be on hand to answer questions and provide tips on how to grow these beautiful flowers.
Rodeo! at Double JJ Resort
May 26 - Sep 1, 2012
Time: 06:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Double JJ Resort
2012 Rodeos will take place every Saturday from Memorial Day through Labor Day Weekend! (Excluding 6/16/12 & 6/30/12)
Pig Roast begins at 6pm
Join us Saturday evenings for our Pig Roast with all the fixins'. When you've had your fill of vittles, mosey on over to the Rodeo Area, where the fun continues until the Rodeo begins!
Rodeo begins at 7:30pm
The Double JJ Rodeo is perfect for real cowboys, & everyone who ever dreamt of heading out West! Watch the cowboys for their best to stay on the bucking bulls & broncs, rope cattle from the back of their horse, or race at top speed around the barrels. You'' get the chance to participate in some fun rodeo games as well!
Pricing:* Combo tickets (Pig Roast & Rodeo): Adults $20, Kids 11 & under $12
Rodeo only: Adults $10, Kids 11 & under $5