Weekend 101: May 23-26

  • Sumpter Country Fest -- Belleville, MI. The Sumpter Country Fest includes a carnival, beer tent, casino, bingo, free children’s entertainment, crafts, food, demolition derby, enduro racing, fireworks, live music, Impersonators/tribute bands, & much much more! Click here for more info

  • Michigan Beer & Brat Fest -- Thompson, MI. Kick off the summer with this Memorial Day weekend tradition at Crystal Mountain. Enjoy live entertainment while sampling Michigan's finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets. Click here for more info

  • Movies Out This Week -- Check out the new releases out in theaters this week! Click here for more info

  • Barks, Bikes & Balloons -- Frankenmuth, MI. We're launching the Summer Season Memorial Weekend. Activities for the whole family. Frankenmuth River Place is hosting the Dog Bowl. Competitions for all dogs. Tour de Frankenmuth bicycle road race starts on Saturday. A Bike Expo is planned. Hot Air Balloons will take flight on Saturday. Competitive Hot Air Balloon launches and Balloon Glows are planned. Click here for more info

  • Alma Highland Festival and Games -- Alma, MI. Thousands of people from the US and Canada gather together in Alma, Scotland USA to enjoy a weekend of Scottish Heritage. US Pipe Band Competition, Highland Dance, athletics, Road Run, Clans, arts and crafts, and Scottish vendors and food. Click here for more info

  • Lansing Memorial Day Celebration -- Lansing, MI. The Lansing Memorial Day Parade Committee today announced a new format for the City’s annual Memorial Day festivities, including transitioning the parade traditionally held downtown to Procession at Evergreen Cemetery to be followed by a ceremonial program. Click here for more info

  • Memorial Day Parades in Michigan -- Check out this list of Memorial Day parades happening in Michigan! Click here for more info

  • Memorial Day Rib Fest -- Grand Haven, MI. It's the annual "Battle of the Bones". BBQ enthusiasts compete to win Judges and People's Choice for the best ribs! Live music, entertainment tent, and of course ribs! Click here for more info

  • Memorial Day Troop Train Ride -- Coopersville, MI. Come honor your military Veterans from all wars and eras on this 11th annual run of our reenactment of the famous Troop Trains of WW2. Upon the train's return to Coopersville, the passengers will be met by patriotic music provided by our Hometown Brass Band, dignitaries giving speeches of thanks, loved ones and friends waving banners of support! Come early for the Memorial Day parade at 09:30am! Click here for more info

  • LIVE Music At The Market-- Lansing, MI. The Market presents a FREE live musical performance every Saturday starting at 11am. Check out to see who this week's featured artist will be! Click here for more info

  • Dinosaurs Unearthed-- Grand Rapids, MI. This comprehensive exhibition explores the exciting discovery of feathered dinosaurs and their connection to modern day birds. Through a dynamic display of feathered animatronic dinosaurs and feathered fossils, guests are asked to challenge their understanding of how some of their favorite dinosaurs lived and looked during prehistoric times. Guests will see first-hand the fossil evidence that led scientists to believe that dinosaurs are the ancestors of modern birds, not reptiles as previously thought. Click here for more info

  • Dream It, Build It: A LEGO Certified Professional Exhibit, March 3 thru August 2014-- Grand Rapids, MI. "Dream it, Build it will house 13 LEGO© bricked recreations of some of the most famous architectural structures, including Burj Dubai, the Empire State Building, the Jin Mao Tower, and the Gateway Arch. The exhibit will include play areas where visitors can create their own brick masterpieces while taking inspiration from the architectural artwork surrounding them." Click here for more info