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Among the many unique and wonderful things Grand Rapids is able to proudly claim as our own is the Grand Rapids Ballet, Michigan's only professional ballet company. Celebrating 50 years in 2022, GRB's artistic achievements throughout the community are vast, having lifted the human spirit through the art of dance over many years—and especially during the pandemic.

The holiday season is always a popular time for proposals, so we know there are likely some newly-engaged readers in our midst! Now comes the fun part: Planning the wedding. But where to start? What local vendors are the right choice? Lucky for you, the 14th annual Winter Bridal Show of West Michigan—the ultimate wedding planning experience—is back on Saturday, January 29, 2022 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids.

After being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, Downtown Holland's annual Fall Fest is back and better than ever. Taking place October 8 – 9, 2021, this two-day event has expanded offerings ideal for any fan of fall—from professional pumpkin carving and children's activities to family hayrides, community tulip planting, an artisan market at Windmill Island Gardens, fall walking tours and more. Learn why it's the place to be this weekend!

Virtue Cider has become a well-known cider staple in West Michigan and beyond. Their delicious offerings, which are all available to be enjoyed on a beautiful 48-acre farm plot in rural Fennville, make for the perfect accompaniment for an enjoyable fall day with friends and family.

After being canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Rockford's Art in the Park returns on September 11, 2021, featuring the works of over 50 local and regional artists and artisans.

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