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Things to do 7/8-11

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The Pyramid Scheme.

This week’s list of things to do includes a concert at the Pyramid Scheme, a flower show at Meijer Gardens, western swing music at the Tip Top Bar, and a tractor/truck pull and race at the Berlin Raceway.

The Pyramid Scheme is hosting I Believe in Julio’s cassette release show at 8 p.m Saturday. Opening for the show are local bands Flushed, Bong Mountain, and Lambo. I Believe in Julio is a well known band from Grand Rapids with a punk/garage rock sound. Flushed is an all female, punk rock band featuring former members of the bands Trinket and The Doctors Wives. Bong Mountain is pop punk and Lambo is an alternative rock band. Tickets are $6 in advance and $8 at the door. Guests 21 and up are welcome.

Meijer Gardens is presenting its Daylily show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event will showcase a wide variety of daylilies as well as advice from from Daylily Society Members that will be of interest to gardeners and a “Build a Daylily” activity for younger guests. The show is free and open to the public.

The Tip Top Deluxe is presenting The Dirty Bourbon River Show, and Chuck Whiting and the Tip Top Railers at 9 p.m., Friday. The Dirty Bourbon River Show is “Big Brass Circus Rock” from New Orleans, Louisiana. Chuck Whiting and the Tip Top Railers are a western style swing band from Kalamazoo. Tickets are $15. Guests 21 and up are welcome.

The Berlin Raceway is hosting the the Berlin Fair, tractor and truck pull, and a race this weekend. During the day on Friday there will be food and carnival rides and the tractor and truck pull at the racetrack at night. The Saturday race will begin at 6:30 p.m. Entrance to the fair is $3 and children 10 and under are free.