Tickets & Events in Allendale

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Series at St. Cecilia Music Center (Up to 50% Off). 3 Dates Available.

St. Cecilia Music Center

Heartside-Downtown

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Concerts highlight classical pieces by Beethoven and Brahms, and the influence of folk music on Dvorák and Kodály

$80 $40

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Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Pietro's Italian Restaurant

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$60 $29

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Battle Creek Bombers Game with Hats and Bobbleheads at C.O. Brown Stadium (Up to 65% Off). Three Options Available.

Battle Creek Bombers

C.O. Brown Stadium

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Collegiate summer team with championship pedigree cruises into its 2015 season

$53 $28

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The Comedy Zone Revue Friday or Saturday Show for One or Two at The Stock Yard BBQ and Brew (Up to 43% Off)

The Comedy Zone Revue

The Stock Yard BBQ and Brew

Nationally touring comedians who have appeared on Comedy Central and late-night TV take to the stage as fans dine and drink

$15 $9

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Saliva at Fahrenheit Concert Venue on January 1 at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Saliva

Fahrenheit Concert Venue

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Grammy nominated nü-metal rockers behind “Your Disease” and “Ladies and Gentleman” tout their latest collection of aggressive anthems

$15 $10

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Comedy Show for Two with Appetizers and Drinks at the Holly Hotel (Up to 53% Off)

Holly Hotel

Village Of Holly Downtown

Drinks and appetizers sate audiences during standup-comedy shows on Friday and Saturday nights

$64 $30

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Harlem Globetrotters Game at Joyce Center on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 7 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Murnane Family Ticket Office

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$49 $29

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Jim Brickman: On a Winter's Night at Morris Performing Arts Center on December 29 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Jim Brickman: On A Winter's Night

Morris Performing Arts Center

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Silky-voiced adult-contemporary singer and pianist plays Christmas hits such as “The Gift” and “If You Believe” on a holiday tour

$38.50 $19

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Standup with Appetizers for Two or Four at Jokerz Comedy Club on January 1–March 31 (Up to 72% Off)

Jokerz Comedy Club

Jokerz Comedy Club

Top standup comedians perform while audiences munch on loaded fries, beer-battered cheese curds, and nacho platters

$35.50 $12

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"The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?" at Vogel Hall Marcus Center on January 23 or 24 (Up to 41% Off)

"The Male Intellect: an Oxymoron"

Vogel Hall Marcus Center

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Robert Dubac’s long-running one-man show uses six comic characters to dissect the male ego and approach to romance

$60.80 $36

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Bacon Fest for Two or Four at Horny Goat Brew Pub on January 24 (Up to 50% Off)

Horny Goat Brew Pub

Bay View

Meat lovers head to the Horny Goat on January 24 in order to sample over 15 different bacon-themed creations

$150 $79

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Ghost Hunters Live! with Jason Hawes & Steve Gonsalves on Friday, January 23, at 8 p.m. (Up to 49% Off)

"Ghost Hunters" LIVE: Jason Hawes & Steve Gonsalves

Pabst Theater

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Experts from Syfy’s Ghost Hunters share stories, ghost-hunting techniques, and exclusive clips from their show

$38.86 $20

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The wheeled women of the Grand Raggidy Roller Girls attack the track with the high-intensity, full-contact roller-derby races that earned them a featured role in Drew Barrymore’s film Whip It in 2009. The colorfully costumed roller warriors, who rank No. 11 in the North Central region according to the Women's Flat Track Derby Association, circle the neon-marked lanes of the smooth, black rink to outrace opposing teams. Spectators grab a clear view of the action from the stands of the Rivertown Sports arena, studying the team’s technique and listening for Morse code messages amid the clacking skates. On December 10, New Holland Brewing and Schmotz beers sponsor the fourth-annual beer brawl, in which special teams with hand-picked rosters compete for glory, and finally settle the longstanding feud between wheat and hops. Children younger than 5 watch the games for free when accompanied by a parent or a horse with EMT training.

2605 Sanford Avenue Southwest
Grandville,
MI
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Under the guidance of cofounders and brothers Mikhail and Arkadiy Sarkisov, the skilled coaches at Grand Rapids Fencing Academy enlighten budding swordsmiths on the essential techniques of modern fencing. During informative classes for all experience levels, students learn the foot moves, blade work, and confetti-cutting skills of èpèe-, foil-, and saber-style fencing. Each session is designed to improve mind-body coordination and flexibility while providing aerobic exercise. A wall of full-length mirrors allows pupils to view and modify their techniques inside the sprawling hardwood studio.

Mikhail and Arkadiy Sarkisov sharpened their fencing skills on the former Soviet Union's national fencing team before earning medals in their home country's national championship. In 2004, the United States Olympic Committee named Mikhail the Developmental Coach of the Year in fencing. Both brothers hold master's degrees in fencing and have placed highly in numerous tournaments across multiple globes.

1345 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

  • 16: how many hours it takes to set up The Greatest Show On Earth
  • 10: how many hours it takes to tear it down
  • 2,500: average pounds of popcorn consumed in between
  • 85: the number of animals, which include Asian elephants, tigers, lions, leopards, and llamas; all receive superlative animal care
  • 61: the number of cars in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus train that carries the show from city to city; that?s more than a mile long
  • 20,000: the number of miles that train will cover in one year
  • 3: the miles the train master walks each day as he tends to the animals (all seated at the front of the train for the smoothest ride) and gives them regular water and exercise stops

130 Fulton Street West
Grand Rapids,
MI
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In the decade following World War II, the only grand opera to be enjoyed in West Michigan was when a touring company passed through or a local Viking was carried away by valkyries. That's why, in the mid-1950s, a group of opera enthusiasts started the St. Cecilia Music Society, focused on modest productions with high-culture aspirations. Meanwhile, a group known as Opera Association Committee began laying the foundations of something larger by seeking partnerships with Grand Rapids Civic Theater and the Grand Rapids Symphony. By 1966, these organizations joined their formidable forces, and Opera Grand Rapids was born. Today, under the direction of Artistic Director Robert Lyall, who's held that position since 1989, the opera specializes in full-scale productions of classic masterpieces such as Madame Butterfly and newer works such as A Streetcar Named Desire.

1320 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

Since 1993, Cirque Dreams' family-friendly variety extravaganzas have called upon a cast of acrobats, strongmen, and daredevils to wring the oohs and aahs out of audiences with tremendous feats of derring-do. During each themed production, more than 100 performers garbed in dazzling outfits twirl high in the air, contort their bodies into impossible shapes, and solve long division problems to earn uproarious applause from the crowd. At Dream Studios in Pompano Beach, Florida, hundreds of contracted artists from around the world develop their skills and prep for Cirque Dreams performances under the direction of Neil Goldberg and his team of choreographers, contortionists, and designers.

303 Monroe Avenue Northwest
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

Although officially founded in 1930, the Grand Rapids Symphony's history stretches back to 1917 when an enterprising group of local musicians began practicing together and holding regular concerts. In the years since, the ensemble has retained this self-starter mentality while growing into one of the nation's preeminent regional orchestras. Always asserting its idiosyncratic individuality, the organization earned a 2007 Grammy nomination for its collaboration with flamboyant electric harpist Deborah Henson-Conant and the ire of conductors for its rule that all batons should be able to shoot sparks.

300 Ottawa Ave NW
Grand Rapids,
MI
US