Category Archives: Kim St. James’ Blog

Find A Made In Michigan Pop-Up Shop This Weekend

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is ready for the summer season and starting this weekend, you’ll find a “Made in Michigan” pop-up shop.  It will be held at the Downtown Market four times this summer starting this Saturday, May 25th.  You’ll find several vendors with unique Made in Michigan merchandise.  The pop-up show will also…MORE

Memorial Day Parades And Celebrations In West Michigan

Memorial Day has come early this year and West Michigan is ready to honor and celebrate our veterans.  While most cities and towns will honor veterans with a parade and ceremony this Monday, May 27th, Grand Rapids will hold an evening parade on Thursday May 30th beginning at 7pm.  It will begin at Lyon Street…MORE

Festival Fun In West Michigan This Weekend

More fun to be found in West Michigan this weekend.  Here are just a few of the events happening around town. *WestFest continues at John Ball Zoo Park.  Enjoy carnival games, rides, live music all weekend, food, and a beer garden and wine tent.  WestFest will feature ice cold beer from The Mitten Brewing Co., and New Holland Brewing.  For…MORE

Tell Mom To Go Climb A Tree For Mother’s Day

Although us moms love cards, flowers, dinner, spa packages, or chocolates for Mother’s Day, try something different this year.  According to Fox 17, TreeRunner Adventure Park is offering free admission for moms on Sunday.  From 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. you can enjoy 7 high rope courses where the obstacle routes have varying difficulty, length, and…MORE

Thomas Rhett Surprises Military Moms [video]

Grab the kleenex!  Thomas Rhett surprised four military moms with their kids who are serving in the military.  It happened when he flew the moms to Florida to help him put together care packages for active-duty service members.  He treated them to lunch and they shared stories and talked about what it was like being…MORE

Keith Urban Takes Uber Ride Of His Life [video]

Keith Urban was on his way to his show in West Palm Beach, Florida Sunday when his flight had to be diverted to Miami.  Severe weather landed the plane and he was about 75-miles away from his gig.  Out of options, Urban called for an Uber.  He said he had the ride of his life. …MORE

$25 Pet Adoptions With ‘Empty The Shelters’ Event On Saturday

Those cute, furry faces we can’t resist.  The ‘Empty the Shelters’ Event is back this Saturday May 4th.  You now have a chance to adopt your furever friend for just $25, and The Bissell Pet Foundation will cover the rest of the adoption cost.  Most shelters require adoption approval ahead of time and ask that…MORE

Chris Stapleton Makes Cameo On Game Of Thrones

I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan and a huge Chris Stapleton fan, so when I heard he had a cameo on the show this past Sunday, I thought that was amazing.  Of course I missed it and I’m guessing you did too.   Chris played a Wildling-turned-White-Walker.  According to Rolling Stones Chris said quote, “I…MORE

Sing On Stage With Carrie Underwood

Singing into my hairbrush, pretending I’m a famous rock star is something I’ve done once or twice…or every morning.  🙂  If you ever dreamed of being a rock star, now might be your chance.  Carrie Underwood is giving a fan at each of her Cry Pretty 360 Tour stops a chance to sing on stage…MORE

Kayak Fun In West Michigan Starts This Weekend

Once the snow melts we Michiganders are ready to get outside and play.  Here are some places you can get out and experience the waterways in West Michigan.  Grand Rapids will be offering rentals starting this weekend at Riverside Park Lagoon.  You can rent kayaks throughout the summer for $8 an hour, and $6 for…MORE