Category Archives: Kim St. James’ Blog

Sunflower Days At Gull Meadow Farms

Get out into Thunder Country and take a drive this weekend to Richland for the 2nd Annual Sunflower Days at Gull Meadow Farms.  Stroll through 5 acres of sunflower fields.  There are dozens of different colors and many varieties of sunflowers to chose from.  Not only will you be able to pick your favorite sunflower…MORE

Win A Free Wedding Reception And Mini-Moon

2020 has not been anyone’s year, but for couples hoping to tie the knot with family and friends, it’s been dream shattering.  DeVos Place wants to change that for one lucky couple.  You could win a wedding reception and a mini-moon.  They are giving away a wedding reception out on DeVos Place Patio for up…MORE

Celebration Cinema Studio Park To Launch Two New Outdoor Events

We may not be able to watch a movie in a theater just yet, but Celebration Cinema’s Studio Park is launching a new outdoor event in downtown Grand Rapids.  Sunset Cinema will take place on Wednesday’s and feature an outdoor movie on their piazza starting Wednesday, July 15th.  Social distancing rules will be in place…MORE

Blake Shelton Drive-In Concert Event At The Getty

Concert shows at the drive-in’s are catching on.  After Garth Brooks did a special show for drive-in theaters, Blake Shelton has announced he too will be doing a special event for drive-in’s.  The Getty Drive-In in Muskegon will be one of several locations in Michigan that will feature the one-night-only show.  The concert will feature…MORE

Free Summer Lunch For Kids At Kent District Library

The Kent District Library is teaming up with Feeding America to offer free lunches to kids this summer.  Meet Up and Eat Up is a summer food program at 12 KDL locations. Anyone 18 years old and younger can come and pick up a free lunch.  The program runs through August 14th. Schedule Alpine Township, Weekdays from…MORE

Garth Brooks One Night Only Show At Getty Drive-In

Garth Brooks once again is giving his fans what they want…live music!  Brooks announced a one night only show playing at 300 drive-in theaters across the country.  Eight theaters in Michigan will be playing this once-in-a-lifetime experience, and the Getty Drive-In in Muskegon is one of them.  The show is scheduled for June 27th with…MORE

Faster Horses Festival Rescheduled For 2021

The Party of the Summer, as it’s known, has decided to reschedule the 3-day event.  Faster Horses Festival has announced they will return to Brooklyn, MI with original 2020 headliners Jason Aldean, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett on July 16, 17 & 18, 2021.  All passes already purchased for 2020 will be honored in 2021.  Full…MORE

Sing For St. Jude

We here in Thunder Country are big fans and supporters of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Families of patients never see a bill when being treated at St. Jude.  They  are uniting with several Country artists online for #SingForStJude to bring joy to patients and families in song.  Follow us on Facebook as we bring…MORE

The Critter Barn Collecting Cans For Critters

The Critter Barn in Zeeland is collecting cans for critters.  They have a variety of animals they feed including goats, chickens, rabbits, ducks, donkeys and more.  Due to the stay-at-home order, they are currently closed, however the animals still need to be fed.  The cans collected will go towards that.  The Critter Barn is dedicated…MORE

George Strait Postpones Notre Dame Concert To 2021

We are going to have to wait until 2021 to see George Strait perform at Notre Dame Stadium.  He was set to play with special guests Chris Stapleton and Brothers Osborne on August 15, 2020, but has rescheduled for August 7, 2021. Note from George Strait: For the safety of fans during the ongoing pandemic,…MORE