Things To Do In Northview


$14 for a Three-Hour Tubing Pass, or All-Day Skiing or Snowboarding Pass at Pando Winter Sports Park

Pando Winter Sports Park

Pando Ski Center

The storied winter-sports park boasts six downhill trails, backwoods runs, and a fun-filled tubing hill for all skill levels

$22 $14

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Two-Hour Painting Classes for One or Two at ARTengage! (Up to 30% Off)

ARTengage!

Rockford

Local artists provide all the necessary supplies as they guide participants through a featured painting

$35 $25

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$25 for Four Weekly Skating Lessons at Cedar Rock Skating Academy ($50 Value)

Cedar Rock Skating Academy

Cedar Springs

Four consecutive weeks of lessons help skaters aged 3 and up learn the basics with instruction and practice

$50 $25

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Concealed-Pistol Class for One with Optional Gun Rental & Ammo at Protection Tactics, LLC (Up to 55% Off)

Protection Tactics, LLC

Cedar Springs

NRA-certified instructor qualifies students to apply for a Michigan concealed-pistol license, recognized in more than 30 states

$175 $79

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Lift Ticket with Optional Equipment Rental or Lounge Credit at Cannonsburg Ski & Ride Area (Up to 44% Off)

Cannonsburg Ski & Ride Area

Cannonsburg Ski Area

Skiers and snowboarders hit a stadium-lit mountain with 20 runs, ten lifts, progressive terrain, and a newly renovated snowmaking system

$37 $22

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Wine Tasting Plus Cheese and Crackers for Two or Four at Kayla Rae Cellars (50% Off)

Kayla Rae Cellars

Kayla Rae Cellars

Only Michigan-made red, white, fruit, and dessert wines compose its selection

$22 $11

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$39 for a 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart Rental for Two at Cedar Chase Golf Club ($60 Value)

Cedar Chase Golf Club

Nelson

Golfers can tee off from 1 of 5 sets of tees in a 1,700-yard course filled with tree-lined fairways and Scottish-style roughs and bunkers

$60 $39

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8 or 16 Craft Beer Samples or Beer Merchandise at Rockford Brewing Company (Up to 47% Off)

Rockford Brewing Company

Rockford

Locally sourced ingredients form the flavor foundations of these craft beers, including Michigan-grown hops and grain

$16 $10

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Organized by the nonprofit West Michigan Action for Healthy Kids, the Race for Healthy Kids bolsters programs to battle childhood obesity and undernourishment in the community. Starting at 8 a.m., the 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) course guides both serious sprinters and leisurely strollers along an asphalt path shaded by a canopy of hardwoods in kaleidoscopic autumn bloom. Registrants can pick up their race packets on Friday, October 7, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., or on Saturday before the race, when packets will be lobbed from the starting pistol.
4100 Kroes Street Northeast
Rockford,
MI
US
Established: 2013 Reservations/Appointments: Recommended Most popular offering: Painting classes, private parties Pro Tip: You are welcome to bring your own drinks and snacks. Good for Kids: Yes Walk-ins Welcome: Yes Q&A with Ron Pleune, Owner, Artist What sets your business apart from your competition? We offer a fun, relaxed atmosphere with patient instruction. Creativity is encouraged if you want to go a different direction with your painting. Our fine art gallery displays the work of only local artists. What was the inspiration for starting this business? Engaging art in all aspects in a relaxed, non-intimidating atmosphere. From beginners to the more experienced, I want people to have fun first. Then the things they learn won't feel academic. Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover? Arrive 15 minutes early to find your seat and apron, and be ready to have fun! What is the best reaction you?ve ever gotten from a customer? Proud smiles, and people saying, "I never thought I could do this, but I did. It looks great, and I had fun!"
120 Courtland St
Rockford,
MI
US
The sommeliers of the recently opened Rogue River Winery, under the management of Jay Johnson, want their guests to learn about and love wine as much as they do, even providing do's and don’ts of wine drinking on their website. They fill appropriate glassware with blends created on the premises, which are perched atop the wooded banks of the Rogue River, and also pour notable wines and sangria from neighboring Michigan vineyards. A tasting room with burgundy walls, a reflective double-sided bar, and soft contemporary lighting welcome guests for leisurely wine-and-cheese tastings, and visitors can also enjoy a spacious outdoor patio. The winery also hosts corporate events, as well as bachelorette parties where brides-to-be can blend their own wine.
10 East Bridge Street Northeast
Rockford,
MI
US
At the Blast Factory, inflatables cushion the tumbles of sock-clad youngsters as parents and trained supervisors look on. Kids climb up and glide down multicolored slides or crawl through the mouth of a tall inflatable dragon in search of cavities. Along with open play, The Blast Factory hosts two-hour private parties, during which up to 25 kids can enjoy 90 minutes of private inflatable fun and 30 minutes in a private celebration room. Each party also can include add-ons such as pizza, popcorn, cotton candy, and soda.
5870 Safety Drive Northeast
Plainfield Township,
MI
US
Housed in a train depot that was once part of the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad, Kayla Rae Cellars's stock doesn't extend to the Hoosier State. Or any other state, for that matter. Only Michigan-made red, white, fruit, and dessert wines compose its selection. Kayla Rae's other libations—a rotating variety of hard ciders, as well as craft root beer by Jaden James—likewise hails from the Great Lakes State. As they sample varietals amid refurbished depot decor and occasional live music, guests can nibble on cheese-and-cracker plates or order snacks from nearby restaurants.
31 Courtland St
Rockford,
MI
US
Sound of Sinatra pays homage to the legendary crooner with an evening of big-band-backed songs performed by internationally recognized Sinatra tributeer Mark Randisi. With a honeyed voice that recalls the euphonies of Ol' Blue Eyes himself, Randisi breathes life into Sinatra's classics while winning over audiences with charming stage banter and unfulfilled promises to teach them to play catch. The Johnny Trudell Big Band cushions Randisi's melodies under a lush blanket of old-school sound, led by the group's famed, eponymous trumpet player. A postshow reception with Randisi allows VIP ticketholders to munch on hors d'oeuvres and sip nonalcoholic refreshments as they compliment the singer and try to steal his voice with an enchanted conch shell. All proceeds go toward outfitting a new home for the Rockford Area Museum.
4100 Kroes Street Northeast
Rockford,
MI
US
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