High-flying fun in West Michigan this weekend

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Tooth Time, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum

Thursday, Feb. 6, 5 – 8 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 7, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Learn about dental hygiene with fun games and hands-on activities. Win cool prizes on the Wheel of Dental Knowledge. Free admission on Thursday, February 6 from 5 – 8 p.m. thanks to the West Michigan District Dental Society!


Michigan International Auto Show at DeVos Place

Thursday, Feb. 6 – Sunday, Feb. 9


Check out hundreds of new vehicles, the Million Dollar Motorway, historic cars and the cars of the future, plus a racing simulator and Gizmo the Robot! Adults are $10, children ages 6-14 are $4, and kids 5 and under are free.


Rockford Ice Festival, downtown Rockford

Friday, Feb. 7, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


The 5th annual Rockford Ice Festival kicks off this year with an opening ceremony, live demonstration, and lit sculptures on Friday night! On Saturday, check out a snowman building contest, chili cook-off, Sweetheart Splash, and outdoor mini golf.


Stories and Sweets at Outdoor Discovery Center, Holland

Saturday, Feb. 8, 11 – 11:30 a.m.


Hear a nature-themed story, then enjoy a snack and hot chocolate before exploring Founders Hall or taking a hike on the nature preserve. $2 per person, free for members. Registration appreciated.


Reed’s Lake Ice Fly at Rose’s in East Grand Rapids

Saturday, Feb. 8, Noon – 3 p.m.


Watch kitefliers on snowboards boost into the sky above frozen Reed’s Lake! Free hot dogs and hot chocolate on the deck at Rose’s restaurant. Kites available for kids to try a little winter kite flying of their own! Free admission.

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