What's Happening This Weekend in West Michigan

9:13 AM, Jan 18, 2013   |    comments
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(WZZM)- It's mid-January and the calendar is full of events for everyone in the family to enjoy.

Starting with the Grand Rapids Camper, Travel, and R-V Show at DeVos Place. It is Michigan's largest RV and family vacation show.

This is the perfect place to explore your road-tripping options. Fourteen dealers will be on hand featuring over 178 lines of RV's. You can also learn about hundreds of public and private campgrounds in the U.S. and Canada.

The show is open on Friday from noon to 9:30 p.m. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. And on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $4-9. Kids under five get in for free.


Sports lovers, don't miss the 2013 AMSOIL Arenacross. It's a dirt bike battle inside of Van Andel Arena, all happening on a man-made course.

This is the third round of ten across the nation. Each night, a winner will be named, bringing him that much closer to an overall victory.

The AMSOIL Arenacross starts the pro races on Friday night at 7 p.m. and again Saturday at 7 p.m. Sunday marks the start of the amateur races at noon.

Tickets range from $15 for Upper Bowl Level seats to $35 for Front Row seats.


You probably won't want to missing out on the 5th Annual Great Fox Brew Ha Ha, hosted by 101.3 FM.

It's a two-day craft beer event that also provides comedy, music and an official beer pong tournament.

You'll experience 25 breweries showcasing 100 unique beers.

That's all happening Friday and Saturday at the DeltaPlex Arena in Grand Rapids. Tickets cost $15-20.


Friday is the last opportunity you have to get in on Kalamazoo Beer Week.  

The festival has offered days of beer tastings, pairings, brewer meet and greets, and fun beer inspired competitions. This is your last chance to try some unique brews and meet the final featured brewers.

Head to Downtown Kalamazoo for a variety of locations and events. For more information, visit Beer Week's website.

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