It’s a weekend of bands, baseball, beer, a Mom’s sale, Superheroes, a Pow Wow, the 90’s, and Laughs.

Some activities include the kids, while others are more for the adults.

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  • 1

    Baseball: The West Michigan Whitecaps vs. The South Bend Cubs

    Fifth Third Ballpark, 4500 W. River Dr., NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321

    Thursday, April 5th, 2018 - 6:35 pm

    Friday, April 6th, 2018 - 6:35 pm

    Cost: Tickets start at $8.00

    The West Michigan Whitecaps kick off their 25th Season. They will be playing the South Bend Cubs on Thursday and Friday evenings. Thursday will be Opening Day. There will be Family Fare Fireworks! after the game. Friday will be a Salute to Craft Beer Night, with craft beers half off.

  • 2

    Dashboard Confessional with Beach Slang & Kississippi

    20 Monroe Live, 11 Ottawa Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Friday, April 6th, 2018 - 6:30 pm

    Cost: Tickets start at $32.40

    Propelled by Chris Carrabba’s intimate and emotionally raw lyrics, sweeping acoustics, and his charismatic presence, Dashboard Confessional stands as one of the biggest alternative bands of the 2000s.

  • 3

    Spring West Michigan Mom's Sale

    DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Saturday, April 7th, 2018 - 9:00 am-1:00 pm

    Cost: $3-$5 donation at the door

    The West Michigan Mom’s Sale is the best place in Grand Rapids to save money! Buy new or gently used baby and children clothing (boy/girl size 0-16), maternity clothing, toys, nursery furniture, books, bikes, and anything else that is baby, child, or maternity related! You’ll find everything you need for your children, all in one place! Don’t miss this one-day event! Small Strollers Welcome!

  • 4

    Superhero Autism Activity Day - Presented by Centria Autism

    3 Mile Project, 3050 Walkent Dr., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544

    Saturday, April 7th, 2018 - 10:00 am-1:00 pm

    Cost: Free

    It’s a day of free family fun. Whether you're getting your pictures taken with your favorite superheroes, running around obstacle courses with friends, jumping on the bounce house, getting your face painted by a professional, or getting creative with an arts & craft project, you and your family will have a great time! In 2016, Centria Autism launched Autism Activity Days as a way for the community, friends, and families to get together and enjoy a free day of fun activities, learning stations, and opportunities to meet new faces and socialize.

  • 5

    Celebrating All Walks of Life Traditional Pow Wow

    Grand Valley State University Fieldhouse, 10915 N. Campus Dr., Allendale, MI 49401

    Saturday, April 7th, 2018 - 11:00 am-8:00 pm

    Sunday, April 8th, 2018 - 11:00 am-4:00 pm

    Cost: Free

    The Pow Wow includes opportunities to learn about Native American traditions and culture through dance and song. Grand Entry performances will take place at 1 pm and 6 pm on Saturday and at noon on Sunday, April 8. There will also be Native American handmade crafts and food vendors, and a silent auction to raise funds for Grand Valley's Native American Student Association.

  • 6

    I Love the 90s Bash - Grand Rapids

    Registration is at Bobarino’s, 20 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Saturday, April 7th, 2018 - 2:00 pm-10:00 pm

    Cost: $28.90

    Lacing up your high tops, put on your fanny packs and gettin' jiggy with it to the best music of the 90's!! You’ll get a “I Love the 90s” color changing stadium cup for all your drinks, a slap bracelet to bring back childhood memories, No cover with ticket at participating bars, Drink specials at participating bars, other bar crawlers dressed in outrageous 90's gear, and a party with kids from the 90s and the best 90's music. Participating Bars: The B.O.B, HOME at the B.O.B, Flanagan’s Irish Pub, Holiday Bar, J Gardella’s , O’Toole’s Pub, River City Saloon, Steel Cat, and Tin Can Bar.

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    Cedar Springs Brewing Company, 95 N. Main, Cedar Springs, MI 49319

    Saturday, April 7th, 2018 - 3:00 pm-9:00 pm

    Cost: $20.00

    Cedar Springs Brewing Company is proud to host their third annual STARKBIERFEST! Raise a toast in their heated tent with live music, limited beer release, and #SAUSAGEPARTY. Rain or shine, this strong beer adventure is sure to be your spring break highlight.

  • 8

    Brad Paisley Weekend Warrior World Tour

    Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton St. W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Saturday, April 7th, 2018 - 7:00 pm

    Cost: Tickets start at $29.99

    Country music superstar Brad Paisley has announced the continuation of his highly successful “Weekend Warrior World Tour”.  Featured guests will be Broken Bow Records Platinum-selling artist Dustin Lynch, RED BOW Records hit-maker Chase Bryant and fast-rising star and multi-instrumentalist Lindsay Ell.

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    Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton St. W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Sunday, April 8th, 2018 - 6:00 pm

    Cost: Tickets start at $19

    Topping a celebrated year for multi-platinum selling MercyMe, the chart-toppers announced that they will be uniting with fellow GMA Dove Award winners Tenth Avenue North for the aptly titled “MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North Live.” Also joining the line up is Tim Timmons.

  • 10

    Festival of Laughs

    DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Saturday, April 7th, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Cost: Tickets start at $52.00

    Festival of Laughs is a star-studded lineup of laughter featuring comedians Sommore, DeRay Davis, Arnez J and George Wallace.

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