Crafts, comedy and contact sports: What to do in West Michigan this weekend

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Looking to keep the fun going after spring break and Easter trips? Have no fear, West Michigan has you covered.

Here is a look at what you can do the weekend of April 5:

Grand Rapids Comedy Festival

DeVos Performance Hall is set to welcome some comedy legends this Friday for the Grand Rapids Comedy Festival.

Lavell Crawford, Sommore, Bill Bellamy, Tony Roberts and Arnez J will all be taking the stage starting at 8 p.m.

Get your tickets by clicking here.

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2 nights of sports at Van Andel Arena

Van Andel Arena is the place to be for sports lovers this weekend.

Both the Grand Rapids Griffins and the Grand Rapids Rise will be in action. The Griffins will take on the Rockford Ice Hogs on Friday, and the Rise will host the Orlando Valkyries on Saturday.

Tickets for the Griffins can be found here, and you can click here for Rise tickets.

Grand Raggidy Roller Derby doubleheader

Grand Raggidy Roller Derby is back with a doubleheader this Saturday.

It all kicks off at 4 p.m. at Jam Sports in Grandville. Both the Grand Raggidy All-Stars and the Attack will take on Steel City Roller Derby.

Plan your experience with the team by clicking here.

Gem and Mineral Show in Wyoming

The Indian Mounds Rock and Mineral Club is holding the 47th annual Gem and Mineral Show this weekend.

Starting Thursday and going until Saturday night, you can check out a wide variety of different stones and artwork from the club as well as vendors.

For more information, click here.

Springfest 2024 in Jenison

Cedar Presbyterian Church is hosting the annual Springfest this Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The celebration is free to attend and there will be plenty of activities to check out including carnival games, zoo animals and more.

Click here for more details.

Spring Concert at GVSU

The Arena Fieldhouse on the campus of Grand Valley State University will host the school’s annual Spring Concert this Saturday starting at 6 p.m.

Artists Reette Thorns, Julia Cole, Lauren Alaina and Mason Ramsey will all be in attendance.

Get your tickets by clicking here.

Craft Show at Dirty Dog Bar and Grille

Dirty Dog Bar and Grille in Muskegon is inviting the public to attend its first-ever craft show this Saturday.

From noon to 5 p.m., you can shop handmade goods from local vendors while you enjoy some food and beverages at the restaurant.

Additional details can be found here.

Omnium Circus at Miller Auditorium

A new take on the circus is coming to Kalamazoo this Saturday night.

Omnium Circus will be held at the Miller Auditorium starting at 6 p.m. You will be able to check out all of the top acts in an inclusive environment.

For more information, click here.

Family roller skating event in Muskegon

If you’re looking for a family-fun event in Muskegon, then you’re going to want to visit the Jumpin’ Jupiter Skate Center.

The Sunday Family Funday will give families the chance to get their skate on without breaking the bank.

More information can be found here.

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