Category: Symphony Friends

Grand Rapids Symphony Friends honored with Gold Book Award of Excellence from League of American Orchestras

Unusual entertainment, unique wares, a bouquet of aromas and a banquet of tastes greeted the neighborhood on the near southwest side of Grand Rapids, thanks to the Grand Rapids Symphony Friends . The Rumsey Street Bazaar , a three-day bazaar dubbed “Classics Remixed,” drew new fans for the Grand Rapids Symphony in the mostly Hispanic neighborhood of Grand Rapids. The event held last year in June 2016 was honored this summer by the League of American Orchestras with... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | 1 comments

Fairy Gardens are small, but they'll be hugely popular at Grand Rapids Symphony's 'Blandford Enchanted' show, June 2-4

Fairy Gardens, for as small as they are, are hugely popular. Grand Rapids Symphony sponsors “ Blandford Enchanted ” for Fairy Garden enthusiasts at Blandford Nature Center, Friday, June 2 through Sunday June 4. It’s the perfect place in Grand Rapids to spy mysterious woodland creatures of the forest at work. “You’re going to hear beautiful music and see beautiful things,” said spokeswoman Liz Schultz. Organized by Grand Rapids Symphony, some 35... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | 0 comments

Unusual, unexpected sights and sounds come to Rumsey Street Bazaar on June 10-12

The Rumsey Street Bazaar , a marketplace of unique wares and unusual entertainment experiences, opens today in Grand Rapids with a bouquet of aromas and a banquet of tastes plus a David Bowie tribute and a fashion event of wearable art by New York designer Brad Callahan, aka BCalla . See outrageous fashions, hear live music and play games at the three-day bazaar dubbed “Classics Remixed,” organized by the Grand Rapids Symphony Women’s Committee. Daytime events... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Friday, June 10, 2016 | 1 comments

"Brookby Enchanted" brings fun gardening trend to iconic Grand Rapids estate

Among the landmarks listed on the National Register of Historic Places is the John W. Blodgett Estate, also known as Brookby , which stands as a testament to Grand Rapids' own Gatsby-esque era. This coming June, the Grand Rapids Symphony Women's Committee will transform the grounds of the estate with an enchanting event centered around a fun gardening trend: fairy houses.  Over 25 fairy houses were created for this family friendly event. Guests can explore the gardens, view works... Read More
Posted by Sam Napolitan at Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 1 comments

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