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Disney’s The Lion King runs April 4-15 at Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo.
Disney’s The Lion King runs April 4-15 at Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo.

Things to Do (April 5 – 11)

Now that Spring Break is headed out, let’s see what is happening a little more locally. Whether you had a chance to escape this endless winter, or you stayed closer to home, there are some great events upcoming right here in the mitten! Check out our list, and see what you don’t want to miss.  In the meantime, we will see you on the radio. Thanks for your support of Behind The Mitten.

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

Butterflies Are Blooming, March 1 – April 30; Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids; www.meijergardens.org

Disney’s The Lion King, April 4-15; Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo; www.millerauditorium.com

The Illusionists, April 5; DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids; www.devosperformancehall.com

Dru Hill, Ready For The World, April 5; MotorCity Casino in Detroit; www.313presents.com

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, 9 pm April 6; FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek; www.firekeeperscasino.com

Dashboard Confessional, Beach Slang, April 6; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Pop Evil, April 6; The Fillmore in Detroit; www.thefillmoredetroit.com

Fool Moon, April 6, Ann Arbor; https://wonderfoolproductions.org/

America, April 6 & 7; Little Island Resort and Casino in Escanaba; www.islandresortandcasino.com

Brad Paisley, April 7; Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids; www.vanandelarena.com

Foreigner, 9 pm April 7; Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo; www.fourwindscasino.com

Lewis Black, April 7, The Fillmore in Detroit; www.thefillmoredetroit.com

Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood, 8 pm April 7; The Wharton Center in East Lansing; www.whartoncenter.com

Denzel Curry, IDK, April 7; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Festival of Laughs, George Wallace, Deray Davis, Sommore, Arnez J, 8 pm April 7; DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids; www.devosperformancehall.com

Chubby Checker, 8 pm April 7; Little River Casino in Manistee; www.lrcr.com

Mercy Me, Tenth Avenue North, 6 pm April 8; Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids; www.vanandelarena.com

Darci Lynne and Friends Live, April 8; Fox Theatre in Detroit;  www.313presents.com

FestiFools, April 8; Ann Arbor; https://wonderfoolproductions.org/

Festival of the Angry Bear, 3 pm April 8; Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette; http://ore-dock.com/events/angry-bear-festival/

The Accidentals, April 10; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

School of Rock, April 10-22; Fisher Theatre in Detroit; www.broadwayindetroit.com

Ministry, Chelsea Wolfe, April 11; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

John Sebastian, April 11; Bell’s Eccentric Cafe in Kalamazoo; www.bellsbeer.com

Capital City Film Festival, April 11-15; Lansing Center in Lansing; https://capitalcityfilmfest.com/

STOMP, 7:30 pm April 12; Dow Event Center in Saginaw; www.doweventcenter.com

J.B. Smoove, April 12; MotorCity Casino in Detroit;  www.313presents.com

Captain “Sully” Sullenberger, April 12; The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor; www.themendelcenter.com

Celtic Woman, 7:30 pm April 13; Fox Theatre in Detroit; www.olympiaentertainment.com

Lisa Lampanelli, April 13; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Charley Pride, 8 pm April 13; Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant; www.soaringeaglecasino.com

Mike Super Magic & Illusion, 8 pm April 13; The Whiting in Flint; www.thewhiting.com

Mustard Plug, April 13; Bell’s Eccentric Cafe in Kalamazoo; www.bellsbeer.com

Livingston County Home & Garden Show, April 13-15; Howell High School Field House in Howell; http://livingstoncountyhomeshow.com/

Celtic Woman, 7:30 pm April 14; Frauenthal Center in Muskegon; www.frauenthal.org

Celtic Woman Homecoming, 3 pm April 15; Dow Event Center in Saginaw; www.doweventcenter.com

Nick Jonas, April 14; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre; www.313presents.com

Cameron Carpenter, 7:30 pm April 14; Midland Center for the Arts in Midland: www.mcfta.org

Mutts Gone Nuts, April 14; The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor; www.themendelcenter.com

The Go Rounds, Caroline Rose, April 14; Bell’s Eccentric Cafe in Kalamazoo; www.bellsbeer.com

Perrin Brewing No Rules Release Party, 12-4pm April 14; Perrin Brewing Company in Comstock Park; www.perinbrewing.com

Grub & Brew Fest, April 14; Old Boys’ Brewhouse in Spring Lake; https://www.facebook.com/GrubBrewFest/

Brian Culbertson, April 15; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience, 2 pm & 6 pm April 15; Potter Center at Jackson College in Jackson; www.jccmi.edu/pottercenter

Traverse City Chocolate Festival, April 15; City Opera House in Traverse City; http://www.tcchocolatefestival.com/

 

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