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Tulip Time Festival runs  May 5 through May 13 in Holland.
Tulip Time Festival runs May 5 through May 13 in Holland.

Things to Do (May 3 – 9)

As May arrives, there are so many things to celebrate! Star Wars (May the 4th be with you), Cinco de Mayo, The Kentucky Derby are among the reasons to get out there. There are plenty of events built around these days. Check out our list to see what looks like fun for you. Don’t let another week pass without getting out to enjoy the mitten. We are also excited to kick off our next Michigan’s Best Search! Do you know where Michigan’s Best Mexican Restaurant is? We want to know.  Be sure to head over to MLive to nominate your favorite. In addition to all of this mitten fun be sure to check us out on the radio this weekend!

 

Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids, through May 20; Grand Rapids Public Museum in Grand Rapids; http://www.grpm.org/dragons/

The Geranium on the Windowsill Just Died But Teacher You Went Right On, April 21-May 6; The Whiting in Flint; www.thewhiting.com

Day Out With Thomas, through May 13; Greenfield Village in Dearborn; https://www.thehenryford.org/current-events/calendar/day-out-with-thomas/

On Your Feet! The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical, May 1-13; Fisher Theatre in Detroit; www.broadwayindetroit.com

Modest Mouse, May 3; The Fillmore in Detroit; www.thefillmoredetroit.com

David Spade, 8 pm May 3; FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek; www.firekeeperscasino.com

Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour!, May 3; Fox Theatre in Detroit;  www.313presents.com

The Clairvoyants, May 3; MotorCity Casino in Detroit; www.313presents.com

Peter Hook & The Light, May 3; Royal Oak Music Theatre in Royal Oak; www.royaloakmusictheatre.com

One … The Only Tribute to Metallica, May 3; Bell’s Eccentric Cafe in Kalamazoo; www.bellsbeer.com

Jersey Boys, May 3-5, Midland Center for the Arts in Midland: www.mcfta.org

Monty Python’s Spamalot, May 3-6; Frauenthal Center in Muskegon; www.frauenthal.org

Spring Fling Festival, May 3-6; Mason; http://www.masonchamber.org/#

Howie Mandel, May 4; MotorCity Casino in Detroit;  www.313presents.com

Eddie Money, May 4; Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo; www.fourwindscasino.com

Black Violin, 8 pm May 4; Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo; www.millerauditorium.com

80’s Prom featuring Sixteen Candles, May 4; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Stars on Ice, 7:30 pm May 4; Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids; www.vanandelarena.com

Three Dog Night, May 4 & 5; Little Island Resort and Casino in Escanaba; www.islandresortandcasino.com

Laup Fiesta, May 4-5; The Shops at Westshore in Holland; http://laup.org/fiesta/

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Lindo, May 4 & 5; Lindo Mexico Restaurante Mexicano in Wyoming; https://www.facebook.com/events/368340027016739/

John Michael Montgomery, 8 pm May 5; Little River Casino in Manistee; www.lrcr.com

Jeanne Robertson, 8 pm May 5; Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo; www.millerauditorium.com

Black Violin, 8 pm May 5; The Whiting in Flint; www.thewhiting.com

Festival of Laughs, Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Arnez J, George Wallace, May 5; Fox Theatre in Detroit;  www.313presents.com

The Mersey Beatles Four Lads from Liverpool, 7:30 pm May 5; State Theatre in Kalamazoo; www.kazoostate.com

La Mafia, AJ Castillo, Cinco de Mayo Celebration, 8 pm May 5; Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant; www.soaringeaglecasino.com

Cinco de MAYA, 1-9 pm Maya Mexican Grill & Bar in Wyoming, https://www.facebook.com/events/1788341898128443/

Celebracion Cinco de Mayo, May 5; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

2nd Annual Cinco de Mayo Street Party, 1-9 pm May 5; Wealthy Street in Grand Rapids; https://www.facebook.com/events/1662987390456551/

Cinco de Vino, May 5; Peninsula Cellars in Traverse City; https://www.facebook.com/events/353290625178697/

Cinco Block Party on Sycamore Street, 1-10 pm May 5; Downtown Wyandotte; https://www.facebook.com/events/1542576185840481/

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Night, May 5; Berlin Raceway in Marne; https://www.facebook.com/events/151816948972957/

Bass Country: Cinco de Mayo, May 5; The Intersection in Grand Rapids; www.sectionlive.com

Cinco de Mayo Bash, May 5; Waterview Loft at Port Detroit in Detroit; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinco-de-mayo-bash-tickets-44112937985

Cinco de Mayo Festival, May 5; Lincoln Park; https://www.facebook.com/LincolnParkDDA/

Cinco de Mayo, 11:30 am – 11 pm May 5; Snowbelt Brewing Company in Gaylord; https://www.facebook.com/events/358581844631836/

Cinco de Mayo Brunch, 11 am – 2 pm May 5; Pete’s Grill & Tavern in Byron Center; https://www.facebook.com/events/1306771339425721/

1st Annual Derby Day on Bridge Street, Noon – 8 pm May 5; Several bar participants on Bridge Street in Grand Rapids; www.derbydayonbridge.com

Kentucky Derby Celebration, 3-7 pm May 5; 7 Monks Taproom in Grand Rapids; https://www.facebook.com/events/192486938202035/

Blossomtime Festival, May 5; St. Joseph; www.blossomtimefestival.org

Frontier Days, May 5-6; The Olde World Village in Augusta; https://www.facebook.com/FrontierDaysMI/

Victorian Days, May 5-6; Grand Ledge; http://www.victoriandays.org/home.php

Peter and the Starcatcher, May 5-11, May 12-13, May 18-19; Midland Center for the Arts in Midland: www.mcfta.org

Tulip Time Festival, May 5-13; Holland; https://www.tuliptime.com/

Anthony Hamilton, May 6; MotorCity Casino in Detroit; www.313presents.com

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, 7 pm May 6; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Suckerfest, May 6; Adair; https://www.facebook.com/Adairs-Suckerfest-183013041740780/

Steve Martin, May 8; The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor; www.themendelcenter.com

Tony Bennett, May 8; DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids; www.devosperformancehall.com

Haim, May 8; The Fillmore in Detroit; www.thefillmoredetroit.com

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I, May 8-13; Fox Theatre in Detroit;  www.olympiaentertainment.com

Brian McKnight, May 9; MotorCity Casino in Detroit;  www.313presents.com

The Texas Tenors, 7 pm May 9; Central Wesleyan Church in Holland; www.tuliptime.com

 

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