Bell’s Eccentric Café
355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo
Feb. 2, 4-9 p.m.
There’s no reason for such a lovely beer garden to go unused in winter. Bell’s Brewery is bringing people out for some fun in the snow with the LoSun Winterfest, featuring the low-calorie wheat brew LoSun. This indoor and outdoor event features s’mores, hot cocoa, a DJ spinning tunes, mini curling, tabletop shuffleboard, ping-pong, prizes and more!
Bass Country Winter 2022
133 Grandville Ave., Grand Rapids
Feb. 5, 8 pm.
With Bass Country, The Intersection makes the most of three venues, hosting an evening of wall-shaking, heart-thumping, mind-blowing spread across the main stage, The Stache, and Elevation. Featuring dubstep and house legends like Minnesota, Eprom, Control Freak, J. Worra and more, this mini-fest is the place to dance the winter away.
That Golden Girls Show!
2200 Auditorium Dr., Kalamazoo
Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m.
If you’re mourning the loss of Betty White, you’re not alone, but this off-Broadway smash hit might be just what you need to remember Golden Girls never die. The classic TV comedy is parodied and honored with this hilarious puppet show — yes, puppets! — full of cheesecake, laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex and quick wits.
Disney On Ice Presents
Mickey & Friends
Van Andel Arena
130 W. Fulton St., Grand Rapids
Disney On Ice is skating into town for seven performances across four days in Grand Rapids. Join Mickey and friends for every enchanting moment with all your (and your kids’) favorite Disney characters. Sail with Moana and Maui on a high-seas adventure to save Moana’s island, celebrate true friendship with Woody and the whole Toy Store gang, travel to Arendelle with Anna and Elsa and learn how love is the most powerful magic of all. Plus, all your favorite Disney Princesses!
Amaze & Amuse: A Modern Day Magic Show
1130 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids
Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Amaze & Amuse is a modern-day magic show featuring comedy, mind-blowing magic and lots of audience participation, held in the 60-seat intimate Koning Micro Cinema at Wealthy Theatre. This show will feature comedy magician and local legend Trino, along with special guest comedian Andy Beningo. Laughter and awe? It’s the perfect date night.
619 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids
Feb. 13, 6-9:30 p.m.
No date, no problem: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the gals and get ready to create your own earrings! In this workshop, you will have everything you need to create two pairs of earrings. There will be some amazing hors-d’oeuvres, desserts and drinks, a professional photographer to take some super cute photos, and a raffle for an amazing gift box.
Downtown Grand Rapids
World of Winter is sticking around all of February, but don’t miss limited time events like Valent-ICE, when over 80 ice sculptures take over downtown Grand Rapids. Not romantic enough for you? Carve your names into the ice wall at Calder Plaza and get professional photos taken with it. The ice may melt, but the photos won’t.
Ghost & Volbeat
Van Andel Arena
130 W. Fulton St., Grand Rapids
Feb. 16, 7 p.m.
Get ready to rock with Ghost and Volbeat, two Scandinavian legends coming to Grand Rapids. Ghost is a Swedish group known for over-the-top costumes and imagery paired with heavy metal and psychedelic rock. Volbeat, meanwhile, is a Danish band playing a fusion of heavy metal and rockabilly.
Fountain Street Church
24 Fountain St. NE, Grand Rapids
Feb. 19, 7 p.m.
Head to the beautiful Fountain Street Church for a near-religious experience with Waxahatchee, the indie music project of singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield. Waxahatchee’s music is powerful, emotional and deeply touching. You won’t forget this show.
Mercy Health Arena
470 W. Western Ave., Muskegon
Feb. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
This downtown winter festival features a jam-packed Saturday full of popular events like the Battle of the Bowls Chili Cook-Off and a Cornhole Tournament. Swing through for Muskegon’s largest winter festival, featuring tons to do, taste and see.
Movies on the Piazza: Cool Runnings
123 Ionia Ave. SW, Grand Rapids
Feb. 20, 1-3 p.m.
Outdoor movies in the winter? Why not! Studio Park is putting on a slew of free movies to watch in the piazza throughout February, including Cool Runnings, the 1993 classic comedy sports film about a Jamaican bobsled team venturing to the cold to compete in the winter Olympics. It’s funny, family friendly, and perfect for a casual outdoor viewing with hot beverages and fire pits.
Sixth Street Park
647 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids
Feb. 26, 12-5 p.m.
The Grand Rapids Asian-Pacific Foundation announces the first ever Noodle Fest, featuring 10 noodle dishes to battling it out for the title of 2022 Noodle Fest Champion. The 2022 Noodle Fest Champion gets a trophy, bragging rights for the entire year, and will be featured on our website and social media. The winner will also be introduced as the Noodle Fest Champion at the Grand Rapids Asian-Pacific Festival at Calder Plaza in June.