GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) The last days of August are filled with tons of ideas for family fun! Check out Maranda’s top picks in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update. To have a complete list emailed to you each week, click here.
Dawn Patrol Fly-In, Grand Haven Memorial Airpark
August 29, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Flight demonstrations, children’s activities, food, music, and more! Pancake breakfast 7 – 11 a.m. $6 per person. Hot dog stand 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free admission!
Vintage Boat Show, Kollen Park, Holland
August 29, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
See historic boats and get a glimpse into the history of West Michigan’s boating industry. Free ice cream and activities for kids, including paper paddle boat races. Free! Includes admission to the Holland Museum for the day.
Dig Day, Michigan’s Heritage Park, Whitehall
August 29, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Members of the Coffinberry Chapter of the Michigan Archaeological Society invite visitors to conduct shovel testing and learn about the archaeology process. Dig site will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mad Hatter Tea Party, Leila Arboretum, Battle Creek
August 29, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Share your favorite garden-themed stories in the Children’s Garden. $2 donation requested per person.
Hastings Summerfest, downtown Hastings
August 28 – 30
Arts & crafts vendors, concessions, free trolley rides, children’s activities, softball tournament, 3-on-3 basketball, 10K/5K run, 3-on-3 soccer, roller hockey tournament, weight lifting contest, parade, car show, soapbox derby, live entertainment. Free admission!
>>> For fun activities around West Michigan all summer long, check out Maranda’s Guide to Summer Fun!