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Gilda’s LaughFest runs March 8-18 at various venues in the Grand Rapids area.
Gilda’s LaughFest runs March 8-18 at various venues in the Grand Rapids area.

Things to Do (March 15-21)

There are always great events happening all around us. The mitten is full of fun, adventure and great ways to spend time. Check out our extensive list, and see which events you don’t want to miss. Plus, it’s St. Patrick’s Weekend! We are all Irish this weekend! Find us on the radio this weekend telling you all about the people and places here, Behind The Mitten!

The Science Behind Pixar, through March 18; Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn; https://www.thehenryford.org/current-events/calendar/the-science-behind-pixar/

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

Gilda’s LaughFest, March 8-18; Various venues in the Grand Rapids area; https://www.laughfestgr.org/

Cinderella, March 13-18; Fisher Theatre in Detroit; www.broadwayindetroit.com

Something Rotten!, March 13-18; The Wharton Center in East Lansing; www.whartoncenter.com

Clare’s Irish Festival, March 14-18; Clare; www.clareirishfestival.com

The Eagles, March 15; Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids; www.vanandelarena.com

Cole Swindell, Chris Janson, Lauren Alaina, 7:30 pm March 15; Dow Event Center in Saginaw; www.doweventcenter.com

Masters of Illusion, 8 pm March 15; FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek; www.firekeeperscasino.com

Novi Boat Show, March 15-18; Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi; http://noviboatshow.com/

Bill Engvall, 7:30 pm March 16; Dow Event Center in Saginaw; www.doweventcenter.com

The Manhattan Transfer, 8 pm March 16; City Opera House in Traverse City; https://www.cityoperahouse.org/the-manhattan-transfer

STOMP, March 16-17; Fox Theatre in Detroit;  www.olympiaentertainment.com

Live & Let Die Tribute to Paul McCartney, March 16 & 17; Island Resort and Casino in Escanaba; www.islandresortandcasino.com

Celtic Nights: Oceans of Hope, 7:30 pm March 17; Midland Center for the Arts in Midland: www.mcfta.org

Earth Wind & Fire, 9 pm March 17; Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo; www.fourwindscasino.com

A Honey Pot of Pooh Stories, 7 pm March 16, 2 pm March 17; The Whiting in Flint; www.thewhiting.com

Shamrocked Irish Feast Rockin’ Road to Dublin Pre-show Party, March 17; The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor; www.themendelcenter.com

Rockin’ Road to Dublin, March 17; The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor; www.themendelcenter.com

Maple Syrup Day, March 17; Chippewa Nature Center in Midland; http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2271390&OrgKey=2949

Maple Syrup Festival, March 17; Fenner Nature Center in Lansing; https://mynaturecenter.org/festivals/maple-syrup-festival/

St. Patrick’s Street Shut Down, March 17; Washington Street in Downtown Marquette; http://www.travelmarquettemichigan.com/saint-patricks-street-shutdown/

Irish on Ionia 2018; March 17; Ionia Avenue in Grand Rapids; www.irishonionia.com

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, March 17; Downtown Grand Ledge; http://glstpats.org/

St. Paddy’s Day Bash, 8 pm March 17; Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant; www.soaringeaglecasino.com

Not so Irish Food Truck Rally, 7 am-11 pm March 17; Downtown Grand Rapids; https://www.facebook.com/events/304342896723517/

Maple Syrup Festival, March 17; Fenner Nature Center in Lansing; https://mynaturecenter.org/festivals/maple-syrup-festival/

Krazy Daze Carnival, March 17; Boyne Highlands Resort in Harbor Springs; http://www.boyne.com/boynehighlands/events/krazy-daze

29th Annual Celebrating Life Pow Wow, March 17; McGuirk Arena in Mt. Pleasant; https://www.facebook.com/events/173546603261533/

PINK, 7:30 pm March 18; Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids; www.vanandelarena.com

Walk Off The Earth, March 18; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Bay City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 2 pm March 18; Downtown Bay City; www.stpatparadebaycity.org

REO Speedwagon, Styx, Don Felder, March 19; Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids; www.vanandelarena.com

REO Speedwagon, Styx, Don Felder, March 20; Dow Event Center in Saginaw; www.doweventcenter.com

Bruce Hornsby, 7:30 pm March 21; Forest Hills Fine Arts Center in Grand Rapids; www.fhfineartscenter.com

Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, Midland, 7:30 pm March 22; Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids; www.vanandelarena.com

Scotty McCreery, March 22; The Fillmore in Detroit; www.thefillmoredetroit.com

Jesse McCartney, Public, 8 pm March 22; Finch Fieldhouse in Mt. Pleasant; www.cmich.edu/ticketcentral

Ron White, March 22; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Cabaret, March 22-23; The Whiting in Flint; www.thewhiting.com

Lion Witch & the Wardrobe, March 22-24; Midland Center for the Arts in Midland: www.mcfta.org

March Magic Hoopfest, March 22-24; Jenison Field House at MSU in East Lansing; http://www.marchmagichoopfest.com/

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