GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) See what’s happening for families in West Michigan this weekend as Maranda reveals her top five events!
Tooth Time, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
Thursday, Feb. 6, 5 – 8 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 7, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Learn about dental hygiene with fun games and hands-on activities. Win cool prizes on the Wheel of Dental Knowledge. Free admission on Thursday, February 6 from 5 – 8 p.m. thanks to the West Michigan District Dental Society!
Michigan International Auto Show at DeVos Place
Thursday, Feb. 6 – Sunday, Feb. 9
Check out hundreds of new vehicles, the Million Dollar Motorway, historic cars and the cars of the future, plus a racing simulator and Gizmo the Robot! Adults are $10, children ages 6-14 are $4, and kids 5 and under are free.
Rockford Ice Festival, downtown Rockford
Friday, Feb. 7, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The 5th annual Rockford Ice Festival kicks off this year with an opening ceremony, live demonstration, and lit sculptures on Friday night! On Saturday, check out a snowman building contest, chili cook-off, Sweetheart Splash, and outdoor mini golf.
Stories and Sweets at Outdoor Discovery Center, Holland
Saturday, Feb. 8, 11 – 11:30 a.m.
Hear a nature-themed story, then enjoy a snack and hot chocolate before exploring Founders Hall or taking a hike on the nature preserve. $2 per person, free for members. Registration appreciated.
Reed’s Lake Ice Fly at Rose’s in East Grand Rapids
Saturday, Feb. 8, Noon – 3 p.m.
Watch kitefliers on snowboards boost into the sky above frozen Reed’s Lake! Free hot dogs and hot chocolate on the deck at Rose’s restaurant. Kites available for kids to try a little winter kite flying of their own! Free admission.