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The 411 in the 616: Falling for Fall

Good morning Grand Rapids! I hope you had a great weekend despite all the rain and cooler weather. Thankfully the weather looks absolutely amazing this week so get outside and enjoy this Fall season. If you’re looking for some things to do this week I have you covered with the 411 in the 616 including some fun events, local links and my latest obsessions. Have a wonderful week!

The GR Guide, MichiganEvents:


Don’t miss the soft opening of Sonder Eatery in Hudsonville on October 16 at 4 PM!


Try a beginner’s painting class with Full Circle Design Studio on Tuesday, October 17 from 10 AM – 1 PM to paint some furniture.


Don’t miss the opening of New Hotel Mertens today!

Make your way to Long Road Distillers on Wednesday, October 18 from 4-11:59 PM for their new kitchen and cocktail menu. Cheers!

Head to Little Lucy’s Cafe for Yoga, Brews and Pretzels with Personal Best Fitness Training on Wednesday, October 18 starting at 6:30 PM.

Carve pumpkins with cats at Happy Cat Cafe on Wednesday, October 18 from 7:15-8:45 PM!

Buffalo Traders Lounge Grand RapidsThursday:

Take a drive to Battle Creek for the 30th anniversary of ZooBoo at Binder Park Zoo from October 19-29.

Join AM Yoga at The GRAM on Thursday, October 19 from 5:45-6:45 for some yoga.

Have date night at The Winchester on Thursday, October 19 from 6-7:30 PM to enjoy their Fall Harvest Garden Dinner and try 4 courses and 4 cocktails for $40.

Grab your friends and head to Everlasting Blooms on Thursday, October 19 from 6:30-8 PM for a succulent pumpkin workshop with Merci Beaucoup Floral Design.


The Zoo Goes Boo at John Ball Zoo from October 20-22 and you can experience trick-or-treating, costumes and entertainment.

Take a drive to South Haven for the Haven Harvest Festival from October 20-22 for hayrides, apple orchards, pumpkin carving and more!

Congrats to The Meanwhile celebrating 10 years on October 20!

Cheers to Lost and Found celebrating 8 years on Friday, October 20 from 6-10 PM and enjoy drinks, snacks and discounts.

Try something new and enjoy a harvest painting night at Dime & Regal with KP Studio on Friday, October 20 from 6:30-8:30 PM.


Congratulations to Art of the Table celebrating 14 years on Saturday, October 21 from 9 AM – 8 PM. Stop by for cake and beer tasting from New Holland Brewing from noon – 3 PM..

Enjoy some Saturday morning yoga at Moosejaw with Kula Grand Rapids on Saturday, October 21 from 9-10 AM.

Cheers to June & December’s grand opening of their flagship store on October 21 from 10 AM – 6 PM and take a tour of the studio!


Take your dog to Shaggy Pines Dog Park with A Pleasant Dog and Nature of the Dog on Sunday, October 22 from 12-3 PM for Day of the Dog

Head to Louise Earl Butcher for a Beef Butchering Class on Sunday, October 22 from 4:30-7:30 PM.

The Cakabakery Grand RapidsLocal Links:

I’m excited to hear a DMK might come to Grand Rapids via The Grand Rapids Business Journal.

How cute are these Spider Halloween Grilled Cheese Sandwiches from Rachel Cooks?!

My Latest Obsessions This Week:

The spicy salmon roll at Ando

Hilarous cards from Pink Lemonade

Drinks from Buffalo Traders Lounge

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    October 17, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    Thanks so much for sharing! So many good ideas ☺️☺️

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