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Things to Do (July 2-8)

Billy Idol performs at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City, July 2.

Thanks for listening to Behind the Mitten. Here are some things to do this week. Zac Brown Band, Drake White & The Big Fire, 7 p.m. July 2; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; $32.50-$79.50; www.palacenet.com SOLD OUT Styx, 9 p.m. July 2; Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo; www.fourwindscasino.com ...

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Things To Do (June 26 – July 1)

Jackson Browne performs at Meijer Gardens June 27 and Interlochen June 28.

Looking for something fun to do?  Here are some ideas for June 26 – July 1. Fitz and the Tantrums, 7 p.m. June 26; Meijer Gardens in GR; $40-$45; www.meijergardens.org Jackson Browne, 7 p.m. June 27; Meijer Gardens in GR; $68-$73; www.meijergardens.org Jackson Browne, 8 p.m. June 28; Kresge Auditorium ...

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Things to Do (June 19-25)

Book of Mormon coming to Broadway Grand Rapids June 21-26.

Thanks for listening to Behind the Mitten. Here are some things to do this week (June 19-25, 2016). Paul Simon, 7:30 p.m. June 19; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre in Rochester; $39.50-$144.50; www.palacenet.com The Book of Mormon, June 21-26; DeVos Performance Hall in GR; www.broadwaygrandrapids.com Bad Company, Joe Walsh, Steve Rodgers, 7 ...

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Things To Do (March 31-April 3)

Dave Ringler and Amy Sherman

Starkbierfest 2016 at Cedar Springs Brewing Company It’s the first outdoor beer festival for the new Cedar Springs Brewery. It will take place from 3-9 p.m. Saturday, April 2nd. Six new beers tapped / 3 are limited release. Live music. Sausage party. Free entry (aged 21+). More details: http://csbrew.com/news/starkbierfest/ MORE ...

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Things To Do (March 11-13)


Get excited West Michigan! There are some awesome things going on this weekend for you to check out. Whether it’s a fun trip to a brewery or an action packed night with the Griffins, Grand Rapids has it this weekend! Here is our top five list of things to do. ...

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Meijer Gardens’ Butterfly Exhibition is Back for March and April


There will soon be 60 species of butterflies from 4 different continents on their way to Grand Rapids for the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s annual Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition. Starting March 1st 7,000 butterflies from Africa, Asia, South and Central America will be on ...

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Amy Sherman to Host Saugatuck Brewing Co. Craft & Courses

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Saugatuck, MI–  Hold onto your beer folks! Our very own Amy Sherman is hosting Saugatuck Brewing Company’s Craft & Courses on Friday, March 4th.  It will be an evening of Michigan craft beer, great food, and good company that you will NOT want to miss! In addition to the FIVE ...

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Thing To Do ( Feb. 19-21)

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Take advantage of this beautiful Michigan weather we are having this weekend and get out for some fun! There are a bunch of great events and games to attend and of course, plenty of beer to be drunk. Check out our Top Five Things To Do!   5. Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella ...

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Behind the Mitten Goes to Flint


Get ready for a special Behind the Mitten this weekend! Not only has BTM now been picked up by SuperTalk 1570 WWCK AM in Flint, but this week’s show was recorded in Flint as well. I’m sensing a theme. With all the international media and political attention this historical Michigan city ...

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