By Jesse Shira
Halloween is just around the corner, and along with all the free candy and dressing up that comes with the big day, comes plenty of great events downtown. This week we have concerts, plays, and family friendly Halloween parties.
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s production of “Holes”
The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre is putting on the play “Holes” based on the novel by Louis Sachar. There are performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with additional matinees at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online and at the box office and range in price from $10-$16. Holes is recommended for audiences eight and up.
Saved by the 90s at the Intersection
At 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 the intersection brings “Saved by the 90s” to Grand Rapids. There will be covers of all sorts of music from the 1990’s including The Spice Girls, The Backstreet Boys, Third Blind Eye, and The Beastie Boys. This event is for ages 18 and up with I.D. Tickets cost $7 in advance and $10 at the show. Tickets can be bought online and at the door.
The GRAM’s Seriously Most Amazing Halloween Party of All Time
From noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 29 the Grand Rapids Art Museum will be hosting the “Seriously Most Amazing Halloween Party of All Time”. There are plenty of activities available for the whole family, including trick-or-treating throughout the galleries, art making in their studio, and a costume parade. Admission is free to members of the GRAM, and non-members can get in for the standard rate of $10 for adults, $6 for children 6-17, and free for kids under five.