Top 5 things to do this weekend

Pole-vaulters will dominate the beach on Friday and Saturday, and classic cars of many eras will take over downtown Grand Haven on Sunday.
Mark Brooky
Jul 10, 2014


(1) Wheels of Grand Haven Car Show — 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday on Washington Avenue, between Harbor Drive and Third Street. The Grand Haven Area Jaycees have put this on for more than 20 years. If you’re old enough, you’ll probably find one of your first cars here. There’s also live entertainment from 9-3.

(2) Grand Haven Beach Vault — All day Friday and Saturday at City Beach. More than 300 pole-vaulters will compete in the two-day competition. Come on down and watch; there’s no admission charge. For details, visit

(3) Opening reception for “Celebrate Summer” — 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at Gallery Uptown, 201 Washington Ave., Grand Haven. The exhibit features work by Julie Hegedus, Hugh Dodge, Kimiko Petersen, Virginia Kunst and Manna McGrew. Refreshments.

(4) “Guys & Dolls Jr.” — 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at White Pines Middle School, 1400 S. Griffin St., Grand Haven. Kids have been working hard to put this show on, organized by the Northwest Ottawa Recreation Authority. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children and senior citizens.

(5) Library Birthday Party — 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Loutit District Library (Program Room A), 407 Columbus Ave., Grand Haven. It’s been five years since the remodeled library reopened. Celebrate with cake, games and craft-making. Bring a new personal-care item to be donated to The Salvation Army.

Did I miss something? Tell us about in the Comments section below.



I hope the Plumb Crazy Cuda' is there again...loved them since the first glance!


Post a Comment

Log in to your account to post comments here and on other stories, galleries and polls. Share your thoughts and reply to comments posted by others. Don't have an account on Create a new account today to get started.