Top 5 things to do this weekend

The jump into the Grand River postponed from last month’s Winterfest has been rescheduled for this Sunday. It tops our list for the weekend, Feb. 21-23.
Mark Brooky
Feb 20, 2014


(1) Shiver In The River – 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Chinook Pier, downtown Grand Haven. Join in the jump ($20 registration fee benefits the Tri-Cities Area Habitat for Humanity) or watch. Costumes are highly encouraged. A warming station is at the nearby Grand River Sailing Club.              

(2) Outhouse 500/Chili Cookoff – Starting at 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown Coopersville. The parade of outhouses begins at 1 p.m., followed by the race. For details, CLICK HERE.

(3) Sons of American Legion Luau — 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Grand Haven American Legion post, 700 S. Harbor Ave. It includes raffles, dinner at 7 and music by Beach Bashers starting at 8:30. Admission: $20. Must be age 21 or older with valid ID.

(4) "The Dixie Swim Club" — 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Frauenthal Center (Beardsley Theater stage), 425 W. Western Ave., Muskegon. Tickets: $19 for adults, $17 for senior citizens and students.

(5) Stellar Evolution — 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Nature Education Center at the Ottawa County Parks’ Hemlock Crossing in West Olive. It’s free. Jim Reier of the Shoreline Amateur Astronomical Association describes the life cycle of stars and how astronomers classify the stages of a star’s life.

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You forgot to mention Downtown Grand Haven's Restaurant Week! It starts Friday, February 21st and runs through Saturday, March 1st. Participating eateries are offering $8 lunch and $15 dinner menus for the week. See the list of businesses and their menus here:

Hope you do some event coverage too! :)


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