GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) There are plenty of family-friendly events happening in West Michigan this weekend, including some unique offerings! 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!
GrandCon Gaming Convention, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids
Friday, September 16 – Sunday, September 18
Play tabletop games in a safe and fun-filled atmosphere and meet game designers. Prices vary depending on number of days you would like to attend. Kids 9 and under are free.
Live Mannequin Night, downtown Holland
Friday, September 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
More than 100 live mannequins pose throughout the storefronts of downtown.
Be Fit! Family Health Festival, Kalamazoo County Expo Center
Saturday, September 17, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Health-encouraging activities and fun for families. Free!
Twice as Long Ice Cream Sundae, MOO-Ville Creamery, Nashville
Saturday, September 17, noon – 8 p.m.
Help break a Guinness World Record for Longest Ice Cream Sundae in the U.S.A.! Participants must buy a $2 spoon ($3 on the day of the event).
The Robot Zoo Final Weekend, Grand Rapids Public Museum
Through Sunday, September 18
Final weekend to see “The Robot Zoo” exhibition. Free for GRPM members. $11 for non-member adults, $10 for non-member seniors, and $6 for non-member children.