Schedule of Events

 

July 15, 2016
Jack's Waterfront Bistro - Spring Lake
6:00 pm




 
Restaurant-of-the-Month
Held the third Friday of each month, we'll savor some of the finest cuisine and casual fare our west Michigan area has to offer.  We all eat out once in a while, why not make it a cork and fork party with your UClub friends! Contact us at
uclub@gvsu.edu to recommend your favorite dining destination or that special restaurant you've been waiting to experience. This is an adults-only event. 
Details and RSVP

 
July 21, 2016
Cannonsburg Ski Area - Belmont
6:30 pm













 
Picnic Pops: The Music of Queen
Join us for our featured summer event, an evening with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra at the D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops Concert: the ultimate tribute to Queen. Enjoy a pre-concert picnic at 6:30 pm, followed by the concert at 7:30 pm. It’s sure to be an exceptional evening with some great music in the great outdoors!

TICKETS:  $12.00-UClub members, $18.00-non members
RSVP & PAYMENT DEADLINE:  by 5:00 pm, Wednesday-July 13 to Kristen Evans at North C Living Ctr; Cash or Check Only (checks payable to GVS University Club); nonrefundable
PICK UP TICKETS:  July 19-20 at North C Living Ctr; or 
5:30-6:45 pm, July 21 at the Cannonsburg Will Call center.
EVENT:  Outdoors, general admission lawn seating; rain or shine; adults only
WHAT TO BRING:  Blanket and/or lower-height folding lawn chair, a dish to pass, and BYOB (alcohol beverages not available for purchase at venue)

Details and RSVP

 

July 24, 2016
Fifth Third Ballpark - Comstock Park
12:00 pm


 

 

Family Days at the Whitecaps
WGVU ClubHouse and the West Michigan Whitecaps are hosting Family Days at the Fifth Third Ballpark. Gates open at 12:00 pm, and the baseball game begins at 1:00 pm. The first 1,000 kids in attendance eat free! Before the game begins: meet Jet Propulsion from Ready Jet Go, have your face painted, play catch on the field, get autographs, and take photos. After the game, kids 12 and under can run around the bases. A limited number of FREE tickets are available for WGVU ClubHouse Members; email
Kishen Newton or call 616-331-6680.

 
August 5, 2016
John Ball Zoo - Grand Rapids
9:00 am - 4:00 pm



 
WGVU Kids Day at the Zoo
It's time for WGVU's Kids Day at the Zoo! Join us at the John Ball Zoo for a day filled with fun and activities for the entire family from 9:00am-4:00pm. Meet Bob the Builder and Nature Cat from PBS Kids. Pick up your family vouchers at participating sponsor locations. Admission $4 with your family vouchers.
Additional Details

 
August 14, 2016
Fifth Third Ballpark - Comstock Park
12:00 pm
 





 
Family Days at the Whitecaps
WGVU ClubHouse and the West Michigan Whitecaps are hosting Family Days at the Whitecaps and Fifth Third Ballpark. Gates open at 12:00 pm, and the baseball game begins at 1:00 pm. The first 1,000 kids in attendance eat free! Before the game begins: meet Super Why from PBS Kids, have your face painted, play catch on the field, get autographs, and take photos. After the game, kids 12 and under can run around the bases. A limited number of FREE tickets are available for WGVU ClubHouse Members; email
Kishen Newton or call 616-331-6680.

 
August 19, 2016
Vander Mill - Grand Rapids
6:00 pm




 
Restaurant-of-the-Month
Held the third Friday of each month, we'll savor some of the finest cuisine and casual fare our west Michigan area has to offer. We all eat out once in a while, why not make it a cork and fork party with your UClub friends!
Contact us at uclub@gvsu.edu to recommend your favorite dining destination or that special restaurant you've been waiting to experience. This is an adults-only event. Details and RSVP

 
September 1, 2016
Irwin Club Blue Parking Lot - Allendale
5:00-7:00 pm


 
Laker Football Tailgater
Join us for a pre-game tailgater; brats provided. Bring a dish to pass and beverage of your choice (no glass containers
). Details and RSVP

GVSU Lakers vs Tiffin Dragons, 7:00 pm (Laker Blue Night)

 
September 2, 2016
Trail Point Brewing Co - Allendale
4:30 pm



 
TGIF - Allendale
Held the first Friday of each month, we're alternating venues over the next year to enjoy socializing and sampling spirits at one brewery and one distillery in the west Michigan area. Happy hour food and drink specials available at both venues. Join your UClub friends for some booze and brews!
Details and RSVP

 
September 10, 2016
Irwin Club Blue Parking Lot - Allendale
5:00-7:00 pm


 
Laker Football Tailgater
Join us for a pre-game tailgater; hamburgers provided. Bring a dish to pass and beverage of your choice (no glass containers).
 Details and RSVP

GVSU Lakers vs Lake Erie Storm, 7:00 pm (Black Out Night)

 
September 16, 2016
Harmony Hall - Grand Rapids
5:00 pm


 
Oktoberfest: Willkomen ohne Ausnahme!
Good friends, good food, and good times are here. It's time for Oktoberfest, so come have some beer! Join your UClub friends and colleagues as we celebrate this German tradition and the start of another academic year at the Valley. A delicious German fare awaits you.
Details and RSVP

 
September 17, 2016
Irwin Club Blue Parking Lot - Allendale
5:00-7:00 pm


 
Laker Football Tailgater
Join us for a pre-game tailgater; walking tacos provided. Bring a dish to pass and beverage of your choice (no glass containers). 
Details and RSVP

GVSU Lakers vs NMU Wildcats, 7:00 pm (Family Day)

 
October 7, 2016
Trail Point Brewing Co - Allendale
4:30 pm
Venue Change


 
TGIF - Allendale
Held the first Friday of each month, we're alternating venues over the next year to enjoy socializing and sampling spirits at one brewery and one distillery in the west Michigan area. Happy hour food and drink specials available at both venues. Join your UClub friends for some booze and brews!
Details and RSVP

 
October 8, 2016
Irwin Club Blue Parking Lot - Allendale
5:00-7:00 pm


 
Laker Football Tailgater
Join us for a pre-game tailgater; coney dogs provided. Bring a dish to pass and beverage of your choice (no glass containers). 
Details and RSVP

GVSU Lakers vs FSU Bulldogs, 7:00 pm (Anchor-Bone Classic)

 
October 15, 2016
Irwin Club Blue Parking Lot - Allendale
2:00-4:00 pm


 
Laker Football Tailgater
Join us for a pre-game tailgater; sub sandwiches provided. Bring a dish to pass and beverage of your choice (no glass containers). 
Details and RSVP

GVSU Lakers vs Truman State Bulldogs, 4:00 pm (Homecoming) 

 
October 21, 2016
Reds at Thousand Oaks - Grand Rapids
6:00 pm



 
Restaurant-of-the-Month Tour
Held the third Friday of each month, we'll savor some of the finest cuisine and casual fare our west Michigan area has to offer. We all eat out once in a while, why not make it a cork and fork party with your UClub friends! Contact us at 
uclub@gvsu.edu to recommend your favorite dining destination or that special restaurant you've been waiting to experience. This is an adults-only event. Details and RSVP

 
October 28, 2016
Grand Rapids Public Museum
7:30-10:00 pm




 
Food, Wine and All That Jazz
WGVU and D&W Fresh Markets invite you to the premier wine tasting event of the fall.  The Grand Rapids Public Museum will be filled with over 400 domestic wines and beers, an assortment of gourmet food samples and live music. 
As a bonus, UClub members may purchase tickets for only $40 until October 16, by calling 616-331-6666 or 800-442-2771. $60 at the door (if available). Additional Details

 
October 29, 2016
Irwin Club Blue Parking Lot - Allendale
5:00-7:00 pm





 
Laker Football Tailgater & 10th Annual Soup Competition
Join us for this fan favorite pre-game tailgater! Who will be this year's superior soup champ? Do you have a winning recipe to earn the coveted title? All entries welcome. This ever popular tailgater draws a large crowd to savor the flavors and vote for their favorite soup. You won't want to miss this one!  Soups and grilled cheese sandwiches provided. Bring a dish to pass and beverage of your choice (no glass containers). 
Details and RSVP

GVSU Lakers vs Findlay Oilers, 7:00 pm

 
November 4, 2016
The Knickerbocker - Grand Rapids
4:30 pm



 
TGIF - Grand Rapids
Held the first Friday of each month, we're alternating venues over the next year to enjoy socializing and sampling spirits at one brewery and one distillery in the west Michigan area. Happy hour food and drink specials available at both venues. Join your UClub friends for some booze and brews!
Details and RSVP

 
November 18, 2016
Bangkok Taste Cuisine - Grand Rapids
6:00 pm




 
Restaurant-of-the-Month
Held the third Friday of each month, we'll savor some of the finest cuisine and casual fare our west Michigan area has to offer. We all eat out once in a while, why not make it a cork and fork party with your UClub friends!
Contact us at uclub@gvsu.edu to recommend your favorite dining destination or that special restaurant you've been waiting to experience. This is an adults-only event. Details and RSVP

 
December 2, 2016
Trail Point Brewing Co - Allendale
4:30 pm


 
TGIF - Allendale
Held the first Friday of each month, we're alternating venues over the next year to enjoy socializing and sampling spirits at one brewery and one distillery in the west Michigan area. Happy hour food and drink specials available at both venues. Join your UClub friends for some booze and brews!
Details and RSVP

 
December 5, 2016
Osteria Rossa - Grand Rapids
5:30 pm


 
Pre-Holiday Celebration Concert Social
Celebrate the holidays with your UClub friends as we gather for a holiday-season celebration in beautiful downtown Grand Rapids, 'Tis the season for caring and sharing. Come and support GVSU's performing arts!
Details and RSVP

 
December 5, 2016
Fountain Street Church - GR
7:30 pm




 
Fall Arts Holiday Celebration: "Musical Traditions & Timeless Memories: Handel's Messiah"
Celebrate the holidays, in the magnificent acoustics of Fountain Street Church, with a free performance featuring an extravagant choral and symphonic Christmas tapestry of music. GVSU Music Department faculty members and students, along with guest artists perform. Don't miss the opportunity to experience this stunning masterpiece performance. 
Additional Details

 
December 16, 2016
Olive's Restaurant - E Grand Rapids
6:00 pm







 
Restaurant-of-the-Month: Happy Holidays Celebration
Held the third Friday of each month, we'll savor some of the finest cuisine and casual fare our west Michigan area has to offer. We all eat out once in a while, why not make it a cork and fork party with your UClub friends! Contact us at
uclub@gvsu.edu to recommend your favorite dining destination or that special restaurant you've been waiting to experience.

In addition to the traditional holiday spirits and feast, we're bringing back the notorious 'white elephant' gift exchange. Now's the time to start shopping in your bargain basement for just the right gift! Don't be a scrooge, join us for some good ole fashion holiday cheer! This is an adults-only event.
Details and RSVP

 
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