Things To Do This Weekend: September 9-11, 2022
We have put together a list of a dozen different events going on this weekend. We have more cultural festivals, baseball, antique engines and tractors, concerts, comedy, a cider fest, and a streetfair.
The West Michigan Whitecaps are playing at LMCU Ballpark again this weekend. It will be their final regular season games for the year. They will be taking on the Great Lakes Loons. On Thursday it will be Michigan Army National Guard Thrifty Thursday. Friday Night there will be Family Fare Fireworks following the game. Saturday they will be giving out Prospect Series Bobbleheads of Spencer Torkelson. Sunday will be another Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Family Day. More information can be found on the West Michigan Whitecaps Facebook page.
Thursday, September 8-Sunday, September 11, 2022 - Michigan Flywheelers Museum, South Haven, MI One of the largest shows of its kind in the state, the Antique Engine and Tractor Show features hundreds of old farm machinery, demonstrations, parades, live entertainment, plenty of kids activities and more. All four days are filled with things to see and do for the entire family. More information is available on the Michigan Flywheelers Museum Facebook page.
Friday, September 9-Saturday, September 17, 2022 - Allegan County Fairgrounds, Allegan, MI This is another of West Michigan's popular county fairs. The Allegan County Fair will feature rides, animals, a demo derby, comedy, concerts, a parade, a professional rodeo, and truck and tractor pulls. More details are on Allegan County Fair Facebook page.
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 9 pm - Four Winds Casino, New Buffalo, MI Performing the music of Pink Floyd with note for note perfection, this Pink Floyd tribute show has been astonishing audiences worldwide. Striving to reproduce the Pink Floyd experience and bring the music to new audiences, the show continues to include a stunning light and laser show, video animations, state of the art high resolution LED screen technology and other special effects.
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 8 pm - Allegan County Fair, Allegan, MI Gabriel Iglesias is one of America’s most successful stand-up comedians performing to sold-out concerts around the world. He is also one of the most watched comedians on YouTube with almost a billion views and has over 25 million fans across social media. In 2018, Gabe was included in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Top 40 Comedy Players” issue alongside comedy giants Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Lorne Michaels.
Saturday, September 10-Sunday, September 11, 2022 - Riverside Park, Grand Rapids, MI Pow Wow events include craft booths, the Grand Entry, an auction, a participants feast, and closing ceremonies. Additional details can be found on the Grand Valley American Indian Lodge Facebook page.
Saturday, September 10, 2022 - Kindleberger Park, Parchment, MI The Kalamazoo Scottish Festival Association is a local Non Profit organization, dedicated to preserving Scottish history and Culture in the Kalamazoo area. At this free, family friendly you can meet the clans, hear the pipes roar, learn more about your Scottish roots, and have a grand time! More details are available on the 30th Annual Kalamazoo Scottish Festival Facebook Events page.
Saturday, September 10, 2022 - Crane’s Restaurant, Pie Pantry & Winery, Fennville, MI Renowned author Jennifer Clark will hold 2 book readings for kids from her children’s book “Oh, What Do You See In Room 21 C?” at the art installation of the SCA in the Walnut Grove. Other features include two bands, food and desserts, ciders and wine, a pie eating contest and hay rides. There is something at Ciderfest for everyone! Come and help Crane’s salute the past 50 years and hail the next 50! More information can be found on the Crane’s Pie Pantry website.
Saturday, September 10, 2022 - Wealthy & Lake Drive, Grand Rapids, MI This annual outdoor festival is a family-friendly celebration of arts, crafts, food, music, and the Eastown neighborhood – one of Grand Rapids’ most eclectic districts! For more information, check out the 49th Annual Eastown Streetfair Facebook Events page.
Saturday, September 10, 2022 - Hackley Park, Muskegon, MI Celebrate the people, culture and Latino heritage. There will be great Latin food, entertainment and fun. See what Muskegon’s rich and vibrant Latino community has to offer. More information can be found on the Muskegon County Latino Festival Facebook Events page.
Saturday, September 10, 2022 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI A military kid, Khalifa spent most of his childhood bouncing around before settling in Pittsburgh. He started releasing mixtapes around 2005, racking up an increasingly high-profile set of features before breaking through with 2011’s Rolling Papers. Some rappers want to take over the world; Wiz Khalifa just wants to meet girls, get money, and smoke as much weed as his constitution will allow.
Saturday, September 10, 2022 - 7 pm - Allegan County Fair, Allegan, MI Multi-platinum-selling, award-winning hitmaker Sam Hunt’s sophomore album SOUTHSIDE debuted to critical acclaim and was one of the top country albums of 2020 landing at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart. Named one of the Best Albums of the Year by The New York Times and US Weekly the Platinum-selling project features 12 songs all written by Hunt including his number one hits “Kinfolks,” “Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90s” one of the NPR’s best songs of 2020 “Hard to Forget” and a three-week No.1, 8x Platinum-selling GRAMMY-nominated smash, “Body Like A Back Road.”
Saturday, September 10, 2022 - 7:30 pm - DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, MI Randy Rainbow is a two-time EMMY® nominated American comedian, producer, actor, singer, writer, and satirist best known for his popular YouTube series, "The Randy Rainbow Show". His musical parodies and political spoofs have garnered him worldwide acclaim and two EMMY® nominations for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series. His first viral video of 2020 was called "The Funniest Trump Roast Ever" by Funny or Die, and his subsequent viral parodies like "Social Distance" and "A Spoonful of Clorox" (described as "perfect" by John Legend) have been viewed by tens of millions.