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Kent Harvest Trails

Kent Harvest Trails

Fourteen farms are participating in this fun fall adventure for families to experience!

Each farm offers its unique experience from corn mazes, pumpkin patches, hayrides, harvested home-grown fruits & vegetables and so much more. Families won’t want to miss all the excitement of this colorful season!

Visit www.kentharvesttrails.org for the list of participating farms.

Spring Lake Heritage Festival

Spring Lake Heritage Festival

The Spring Lake Festival is in full swing and continues through June 17.

A variety of activities will delight the whole family this week & weekend like, a car show, a BBQ Cook-Off, pickleball & cornhole tournaments, a craft fair, live entertainment, fireworks and more. There’s so much fun for everyone!

Visit: www.slheritagefestival.com or call (616)842-1393 for more information.

Feast of the Strawberry Moon Returns

Feast of the Strawberry Moon Returns

For sixteen years, the 18th century period has unfolded on Harbor Island in Grand Haven, Michigan. This year is no different with entertainment, vendors, demonstrations and re-enactors bringing the past period to life this weekend.

The community is invited to visit Harbor Island to experience this historical period, all day on Saturday, June 10 & Sunday, June 11 from 9:00am thru 4:00pm.

Call: (616)842-3210 or visit www.grandhaven.org for more information.

Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

For the 29th year, the Grand Haven State Park beach comes alive with kites galore this weekend!

There will be performances running continuously featuring over 25 flyers throughout the US and Canada on Saturday, May 20 & Sunday, May 21. Check out the giant kites, kite teams, kite demonstrations and so much more with some of the world’s best kite fliers.

Make plans to bring the family to relax while enjoying the colorful filled skies or bring your own kites to fly on the open flying field at the north end of the event on Grand Haven’s State Park beach.Visit the south end for family fun!

Go online to: www.visitgrandhaven.com for details.

Cornbeef and Cabbage Dinner on Thursday

Cornbeef and Cabbage Dinner on Thursday

If cornbeef and cabbage are your comfort foods, the VFW invites the community to this delightful dinner.

Treat your family to some traditional Irish cooking with a cornbeef and cabbage meal before the Irish holiday. Visit the VFW located at 20 N. 1st Street in Grand Haven on Thursday, March 9 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm to enjoy a great meal, conversation and fellowship with the community.

Cost: $8.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Children – 10 & under.

Call: (616)842-6210 for more information or visit www.downtowngh.com for more events.

Grand Haven Winterfest, January 26 - 29

Grand Haven Winterfest, January 26 - 29

The last weekend of January is a great time for residents, young and old! It’s a fun-filled experience you won’t want to miss!

The Glow-Bowl at Mulligan’s Hollow kick’s-off the Winterfest on Thursday evening, January 26 from 4 – 8pm. Friday, January 27 features an Art Reception from 5 - 8pm, celebrating West Michigan talent & the chance to view the 2015 Winterfest photography participants. Along with the Intergalactic Human Sled Race, taking place at Harborfront Parking Lot with registration at 7pm & the race beginning at 8pm.

Saturday, January 28 is a full day of great fun & entertainment, beginning at 9am with the Dog Pull, Cardboard Sled & Gerbil Races, a Snow Angel Contest to the Bonfire Bash from 3pm-10pm and so much more in between. Sunday, January 29, all ages can take part in the Snowboard and Ski Competition for prizes from 1 - 3pm at Mulligan’s Hollow Ski Bowl.

Call: (616)296-0823 or visit www.winterfestmi.org for more information.

13th Annual Coopersville Chili Cook-Off

13th Annual Coopersville Chili Cook-Off

This Cook-Off is on Saturaday, February 25, 2017 at the Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center, located at 375 Main St. in Coopersville. Phone 616-997-8555

The event is limited to 12 entries so it will be on a first come basis. Registration fee per contestant or team is $10.00. Cash prizes of $100, $50 and $25 is a first time pay-out.

Chili must be made ahead of time and each contestant/team will get a table to set up and decorate. The committee is suggesting you make 2 - 3 gallons of chili but 4 - 6 gallons is encouraged.

Votes will e sold 2/$1 or 12/$5. Live music along with kids activities and crafts will be featured.

The Chili Cook-Off is sponsored by 327 Pizza & Pub.