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The 411 in the 616: Fall Back This Week

Hi friends! I hope you had a great weekend (despite all the rain) dressing up for Halloween and embracing all things Fall. With Halloween on Tuesday and turning back the clock on Saturday there are some great events happening around Grand Rapids this week. Scroll down to check out the fun happenings around town, local links and my latest obsessions around town. Have a wonderful week and don’t forget to tag your photos on Instagram with #thegrguide.

Grand Rapids Meijer Gardens FallEvents:


Learn how to make paper at Light Gallery + Studio on Monday, October 30 from 6:30-8 PM.

Tuesday: Happy Halloween

Don’t miss out on Monsters and Martinis at Rockwell Republic to enjoy half off martinis all day on October 31.

Stop by Flat Lander’s Bar for some creepy cocktails on Tuesday, October 31 from 3-11 PM.

Head to Wealthy Theater for The Rocky Horror Picture Show as part of The Meanwhile film series on Tuesday, October 31 from 8-11 PM.

You can’t beat a $5 burger and PBR at Jonny B’z on Tuesday, October 31 from 9-11 PM.


Grab your girlfriends and head to Bailey & James for a holiday preview on Wednesday, November 1 from 10 AM – 7 PM to check out their amazing Christmas decor.

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at Donkey on Wednesday, November 1 from 11 AM – 10 PM.

Cheers to the release of batch #2 of Long Road Distiller’s MichiGin on Wednesday, November 1 from 4-11:59 PM.

Make your way to Buffalo Traders Lounge for vinyl night with AB on Wednesday, November 1 from 7-11:30 PM.

The Basics at Sundance Grill & BarThursday:

Try hand lettering with Haven Creek Flowers & Finds at Ramona’s Table on Thursday, November 2 from 7-9 PM.

Help end hunger in West Michigan at the Signature Chef Series at Vander Mill on Thursday, November 2 from 7:30-10:30 PM.


Don’t miss Beneath The Wreath with the Junior League of Grand Rapids from November 3-4!

Check out Lamp Light Music Festival from November 3-5.

Cheers to the grand opening of Feather and Birch on Friday, November 3 from 5-9 PM and check out the new shop.

If you love yoga and wine don’t miss lunar vinyasa & vino flow with Seva Yoga on Friday, November 3 from 6:30-9 PM.


Get ready for the holidays with the Holiday Gift Show at Frederik Meijer Gardens on Saturday, November 4 from 9 AM – 5 PM.

Join Twisted Hot Yoga at Perrin Brewing for Bend & Brew on Saturday, November 4 from 10-11 AM.


Enjoy a Fall Festival with City of Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation Department on Sunday, November 5 in Richmond Park!

Dinner at San Chez Bistro Grand RapidsLocal Links:

I love this blog post about how to embrace the season you’re in from A Case of Grace.

Great tips for how to manage money as a couple from The Unfinished Project.

This jumpsuit is perfect for Fall from Joon + Co.

My Latest Obsessions This Week:

The salmon from San Chez Bistro

The basics from Sundance Grill & Bar

Carving pumpkins from Fulton Street Farmers Market

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