This weeks list of events to do includes Pride Fest, Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor at the Pyramid Scheme, the Tip Top’s “Non Stop Rock’n’Roll Show” and a Father’s Day Race Celebration at the Berlin Raceway.
The 28th annual Grand Rapids Pride Festival begins this Thursday and runs through Sunday. Saturday, from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m., will be the Pride Festival Street Fair, $5 admission. Festivities will be located on Ottowa Ave between Lyon and Michigan St. Calder Plaza will be the site of the Grand Rapids Pride Concert. There is a separate admission fee of $20 and the concert goes from 3 p.m. to midnight. One dollar from every ticket will benefit the Orlando Pulse LGBTQ Nightclub victim’s fund. Visit www.grpride.org for more information.
Rumors Night Club is hosting events throughout the weekend. Friday will be the second annual White Party. The event starts at 9 p.m. and goes until 2 a.m., tickets are $10 for guests 21 and up and $20 for guests under 21. Saturday the club is hosting its 13th Anniversary and Pride After Party. The party starts at 4 p.m. to close.
The Pyramid Scheme is presenting the bands Sister of Your Sunshine Vapor, Suzies, White Shape and Ape Not Kill Ape at 8 p.m., Friday. Sister of Your Sunshine Vapor is a psychedelic band from Detroit. Suzies is psychedelic garage rock from Grand Rapids. White Shape is psychedelic rock from Illinois, and Ape Not Kill Ape is garage rock/punk from Grand Rapids. Tickets are $6 in advance and $8 day of the show. Guests age 21 and up are welcome.
The Tip Top Deluxe Bar is hosting its “Non Stop Rock’n’Roll show” at 8 p.m., Saturday. The featured bands include The Legal Immigrants, Devon and The Dead Frets and The Trash Hounds. All three bands are out of Grand Rapids. Only guests ages 21 and up are welcome. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 day of show.
The Berlin Raceway is presenting their Father’s Day Celebration Race, gates open at 3 p.m. and the race starts at 6:30 p.m, Saturday. There will be $1 hot dogs and $1 beer available. Tickets are $12 for adults, and $5 for children ages 8-11. Children under 8 years old get in free.