The AVP and the party returns to Oak Street Beach for Labor Day Weekend, where our final Gold Series event of the 2020 season will take place. The 2020 Gold Series, Championships will be a 16-team Main Draw for men and women with 10 auto entries, 2 Wild Cards, and 4 teams from Thursday’s Qualifiers.

BWe has been the nation’s longest running, most-respected, inter-generational exposition targeting Black women and their families – where women gather to share ideas, search for solutions, grow their businesses and where corporate brands can speak directly to this consumer.

#SheMatters All Weekend Long! Experience what BWe NEXT has to offer:
BWe NEXT Leadership Conference
BWe NEXT Beauty Makeovers
Relaxing Massages
Amazing Runway Fashion Shows
Soothing Spa Treatments
Exclusive Pop-Up Shops by Celebrity Reality Stars
Engaging & Informative Seminars/Workshops
Celebrity Meet & Greets
Top National Musical Performances
Beauty & Hair Demonstrations
Culinary Tastings
Shop Til Your Heart’s Content with over 250 Small Business Vendors and much more!

Yassou means welcome and we welcome you to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. We are thrilled to bring Grand Rapids an event celebrating the culture and traditions of the Greek Orthodox people. We look forward to sharing with you our music, dances, gifts and of course our FOOD!
Refer to the Website for updates due to COVID-19

This 3 day long event is FREE, family friendly, and open to the public. Please join us in celebrating & supporting the various rich Hispanic cultures that are present in West Michigan.
There is going to be live entertainment, kid activities, dancing, food, beverages, our famous Mercadito, and lots lots more!

A Community Festival Bringing Over 30 Different Countries and Cultures Together to Exchange, Celebrate Diversity, Unity & Love.
Join thousands of delighted festival-goers, coming together to exchange, celebrating diversity, culture, and food from over 30 different countries, local and international artists, MCs, DJs, from the Caribbean, Africa, South America and the USA.
In honor of continuity, exchange, and cultural connections throughout the diaspora, Bantu Fest 2020 will showcase arts, crafts, food, vendors, dance, drums, workshops, children activities, and many more activities that will create a unique experience from all of the countries featured.

Summer Slugger is a fun, interactive, online course that uses the game of baseball to help kids ages 8 to 11 maintain their math and literacy skills during the summer months. Major League Baseball and EVERFI have teamed up to create a platform that keeps kids learning while they are out of school, and avoid the “summer slide” that contributes to a long-term achievement gap.

Using baseball as the metaphor for life, the “Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life” curriculum is based on the values demonstrated by Jackie Robinson: citizenship, commitment, courage, determination, excellence, integrity, justice, persistence and teamwork. The curriculum, developed by Sharon Robinson, MLB and Scholastic Inc., supports standards in language arts, social studies, and character education.

Searching for an exciting outdoor activity in Miami Beach? The hunt is over! Download the Let’s Roam scavenger hunt app and start exploring today! Tourist, local, or new to town, this is a lively small group activity that anyone can enjoy. Lace up your walking shoes and get ready to experience Miami Beach like you never have before. Snap pics, race against the clock, and put your navigation skills to the test as you roam through Miami Beach discovering different destinations along the way, Miami Beach Colors & Culture has it all!
Just a few of the many stimulating stops are: The Fillmore, Art Deco District, Wolfsonian-FIU.

Summer is usually the time people look forward to going out, exploring, and finding new things to enjoy along with the warm weather, a time where they spend time with family and friends. Everyone knows that Coronavirus has limited the way people today can socialize. Many states are actually taking a step back in phases due to the overwhelming positive tests that resulted from opening too soon or without enough preparation to make it safe. Although this does make it difficult, this does not make it impossible to still have fun and enjoy events while still staying safe.


Here are some ways to enjoy the Summer while still staying safe during these unprecedented times:

  • Modified Events are a new and growing trend during these times, from drive through art shows to bringing back drive-in movie theatres, people are learning to adapt to the times and still have an enjoyable experience.
  • Beaches and Parks are open so there is plenty of fun activities that are still safe while exercising social distancing.

For those wishing to make the best out of the situation make sure to check out the website as new events are posted every week. For more direct updates make sure to sign up for our Newsletter with emails about events!

Access Contemporary Music presents the third annual Thirsty Ears Festival, Chicago’s only classical music street festival, featuring two days of stellar soloists and ensembles, craft beer from Empirical Brewing, food trucks, vendor booths and kid-friendly activities.

Highlights this year include Grammy-winning artist Nicholas Photinos, the Chicago Composers Orchestra, the Grant Park Music Festival String Quartet and a special screening of the Sound of Silent Film Festival on the street Saturday night at sundown.