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July, 2016

  • 17 July

    Cherry Festival’s Trevor Tkach to lead Traverse City Tourism

    John Gonzalez with Trevor Tkach

    TRAVERSE CITY, MI — In case you missed the news, Trevor Tkach — a Traverse City native and former executive director of the National Cherry Festival — was named the new President/CEO of Traverse City Tourism. He replaces Brad VanDommelen, who left the bureau a few months ago to become ...

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  • 14 July

    Things to Do (July 15-21)

    Old Crow Medicine Show performs July 15 at Interlochen, and July 16 at Fox Theatre in Detroit.

    Are you looking for something fun to do? Check out our list for July 15-21. Check back weekly for updates. Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon, Tesla, 7 p.m. July 15; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; $25-$125; www.palacenet.com SOLD OUT/Hilltop Deck Available Old Crow Medicine Show, Brandi Carlile, 7 p.m. July 15; ...

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  • 7 July

    Things to Do (July 9-14)


    Jesus Christ Superstar, July 5-17; Barn Theatre in Augusta; www.barntheatreschool.org Blissfest Folk and Roots Music Festival, July 8-10; Harbor Springs; www.blissfest.org American Polish Festival, July 8-10; Sterling Heights; www.americanpolishfestival.com Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon, Tesla, July 9; Van Andel Arena in GR; www.vanandelarena.com Gabriel Iglesias, July 9; Cherry Festival in TC; ...

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June, 2016

  • 30 June

    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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  • 23 June

    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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  • 18 June

    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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April, 2016

  • 1 April

    Gonzo on WZZM-TV with Jennifer Pascua (March 31)

    John Gonzalez with Jennifer Pascua and Lauren Stanton at WZZM-TV13 in Grand Rapids.

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI — John “Gonzo” Gonzalez of MLive and Behind the Mitten stopped by WZZM-TV 13 in Grand Rapids for his weekly segment on things to do this weekend. In this segment with TV13’s Jennifer Pascua, John also previews what’s coming up on this weekend’s radio show. Jennifer also ...

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March, 2016

  • 31 March

    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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  • 11 March

    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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February, 2016

  • 28 February

    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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