Explore West Michigan this weekend

happy child playing pilot aviator and dreams outdoors in autumn

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Explore everything West Michigan has to offer with great ideas for family fun! Check out Maranda’s top picks in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update. To get a full list of events e-mailed to you each week, click here to sign up!

Geology Hike, Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, Hastings
Saturday, November 7, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
Discover Michigan’s geology on a 2.5 mile hike. Includes some off-trail sections. Free for members. Non-members: $6 for adults, $3 for children.

20th Annual Kalamazoo Russian Festival, WMU Fetzer Center, Kalamazoo
Saturday, November 7, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Musical performances, art gallery, Russian marketplace, Russian art, dance, and crafts, food for sale. Adults: $10, students: $6, children 12 and under: $3, family pass: $25.

All About Owls, Blandford Nature Center, Grand Rapids
Saturday, November 7, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Join Blandford’s wildlife staff to get a close-up look at their resident owls. Dissect an owl pellet and learn more about these birds. $5 for members, $8 for non-members. Registration required. Call (616) 735-6240.

Fall Migration Celebration, W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, Augusta
Sunday, November 8, 1 – 4 p.m.
See birds travel from breeding grounds in the north to winter grounds in the south. Practice waterfowl ID, games and activities along the trail, and warm cider at the end of the walk. Free for members. Non-members: adults $5, students/seniors $4, children (2-17) $3.

“Pippin,” DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids
Through November 8
A young prince embarks on a journey to find the meaning of his existence. Tickets: $37.50 and up.

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