Top 5 things to do this weekend

Mark Brooky • May 3, 2018 at 5:00 PM

This weekend’s list includes a new “adventure” in Spring Lake and the opening of the Grand Haven Farmers Market.

(1) Village Adventure — 4-7 p.m. Friday in Spring Lake. This new community event will provide the opportunity to learn about the many businesses and services available in the village. Participants will visit businesses and get their “passports” stamped to win prizes. The after-party and prize drawings will take place at Seven Steps Up, 116 S. Jackson St., at 7:30 p.m. You must be present to win.

(2) Grand Haven Farmers Market — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday under the green canopy at Chinook Pier. It’s the first market of the season to catch garden-fresh produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and more. Sponsored by the local Chamber of Commerce.

(3) A Night at the Derby — 5 p.m. Saturday at Spring Lake Country Club, 17496 N. Fruitport Road. Admission to this big fundraiser for TCM Counseling is $100, or $750 for a table. The event will feature more than 35 silent auction items, three live auction items, a wine garden, full dinner, dueling pianos and more. The raffle drawing will take place at 8:30 p.m., but you don't need to be present to win. The big prize is a four-night trip to Barbados. The cost for one raffle ticket is $25, five for $100 or 10 for $175. Raffle and event tickets can be purchased at the TCM office or online before the event.

(4) Classical Guitarist Kyle Thompson — 3-4 p.m. Sunday in front of the fireplace at Spring Lake District Library, 123 E. Exchange St. Thompson will perform "Usher Waltz" by Nikita Koshkin, "El Decameron Negro" by Leo Brouwer and "Libra Sonatine" by Roland Dyens. Admission is free.

(5) “Passion and Perversity: The Inner Chambers of Edgar Allan Poe” — 4 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 508 Franklin Ave., Grand Haven. Tom Harryman performs this one-man show, with free admission. Harryman is a full-time faculty member at Muskegon Community College, where he teaches a variety of theater courses, designs and directs, and acts as the technical director for the school’s Overbrook Theater.

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