This week’s list of events includes a concert, two basketball games, a beer festival, and a “Sister Act” musical.
There are two Grand Rapids Drive games this weekend. The first game is at 7 p.m. Friday and the Drive faces the Westchester Knicks. The second game is at 7 p.m. Saturday against the Iowa Energy. Both games are at the DeltaPlex. Ticket prices range from $5-$30 depending on seat choice. Friday nights are College Nights and students can get $5 off ticket prices. Doors open one hour prior to tip-off.
“Sister Act” the musical opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. Tony and Oscar winner Alan Menken composed the music for the performance. The musical is appropriate for teen and adult audiences. The play is based on the 1992 film of the same name. Ticket prices range from $18-$35 depending on seat choice.
Hannah Rose & The GravesTones, a Grand Rapids soul/blues band will be performing at SpeakEZ Lounge at 8 p.m. Saturday. This is a free event and for ages 21 and up. SpeakEZ Lounge is a Beer Week participant and will have a variety of beer types and styles on tap.
Beer Week ends with the 11th Annual Winter Beer Festival at Fifth Third Ballpark. The festival runs from 3-7 p.m. Friday and 1-6 p.m. Saturday, and is organized by the Michigan Brewers Guild. Saturday’s event is sold out, but there are still tickets available for Friday. Admission is $45 in advance and $50 at the gate, if tickets are available. To purchase tickets, visit EventBrite. For more information on Beer Week, see Collegiate staffer Matt Smith’s article.
Grand Rapids Community College’s Exercise is Medicine team presents “TRX Suspension Training” with Melanie Schiele Gady as part of their Fit Friday exercise series. The course takes place from 1:15-2:15 p.m. Friday in room 212 of the Ford Fieldhouse. Participants will learn about TRX Suspension through exercises to build flexibility, strength, balance and core stability. A history lesson of TRX and a four week workout plan will be included along with proper set up and cool down techniques. The class is free and open to all.