Schedule of Events

 

July 5, 2015
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 Curious George, 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.

 
July 9, 2015
Cannonsburg Ski Area
6:30 pm













 
Picnic Pops: Super Diamond Concert
Join us for our featured summer event, an evening with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra at the D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops: Super Diamond Concert, the ultimate tribute to Neil Diamond. 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:  $10.00-UClub members, $15.00-non members
RSVP & PAYMENT DEADLINE:  by 5:00 pm, Friday-June 26 to Kristen Evans at 103 STU; Cash or Check Only (checks payable to GVS University Club); nonrefundable
PICK UP TICKETS:  June 29 thru 1:00 pm, July 9 at 103 STU; or 
5:30-6:45 pm, July 9 from UClub representative near the Will Call table at venue
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)
Flyer and RSVP form


 
July 10, 2015
HawkPeak Brewing Co- Grand Haven
4:30 pm

Canceled


 
Pub and Grub Crawl Finale
That's right, this pub crawl culminates a year of touring some of the finest brewing companies in west MI! Join us one last time, as we celebrate this season finale. Happy hour food and drink specials available at most venues. Come join your UClub friends for some cheer and a beer! This is an adults-only event. Details and RSVP


 
July 17, 2015
Docker's - Muskegon
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. 

Details and RSVP

 
July 20-26, 2015
GVSU Performing Arts Ctr - Allendale













 
International Trumpet Guild Seminar
The 11th Annual GVSU International Trumpet Seminar features concerts throughout the week by some of the most renown musicians. Jazz great Allen Vizzutti will perform on July 24, in the Louis Armstrong Theatre-PAC. Vizzutti has performed in 66 countries, has 12 solo recordings in both classical and jazz styles and is an accomplished composer. His trumpet playing can be heard in over 150 movie and game sound tracks including Back to the Future, Star Trek, Halo, and call of Duty. Don't miss out on these remarkable performances. All concerts are open to the public, and tickets are available at the door. For a complete list of performances and times, including the GVSU Faculty Concert held on July 23, visit the Music Dept website.

* BONUS…  All concerts (except for July 24) are free for GVS UClub members and a guest! Additionally, GVS UClub members and a guest may purchase tickets for the Allen Vizzutti concert for half-price/$10!! You must present your GVS UClub member card to take advantage of these offers. For the Vizzutti concert, cash or check payable to GVSU Trumpet Seminar.


 
July 26, 2015
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 Princess Presto, 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.

 
August 7, 2015
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. Gates open at 9:00 am. Meet Clifford the Big Red Dog and Peg+Cat from PBS Kids. Pick up your family pass at Kent District Library, Flagstar Bank, Fox Honda and participating Meijer locations. Admission $2 with your family pass.


 
August 7, 2015
Dutch Girl Brewery - Spring Lake
4:30 pm





 
Booze & Brews Beat
We're mixing it up over the next year! We'll not only continue sampling some of the many creative and refined beers in our area, but we'll also enjoy the latest in distilled spirits. New distilleries are popping up all over west MI, so we'll beat it to those establshments as well. Join your Uclub friends on first Friday's of the month as we celebrate this new season. Happy hour food and drink specials available at most venues. It's a new year for some booze and brews! This is an adults-only event. Details and RSVP.

 
August 9, 2015
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 Peg + Cat, 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.  

 
August 21, 2015
CityVu Bistro - Holland
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.
Details and RSVP

 
September 4, 2015
Artesian Distillers - Grand Rapids
4:30 pm

 
Booze & Brews Beat
Held the first Friday of each month, we're beating the path over the next year to 
enjoy socializing and sampling spirits at some of the finest distilleries and brewries in the west MI area. Happy hour food and drink specials available at most venues. Join your UClub friends for some booze and brews! This is an adults-only event. Details and RSVP

 
September 11, 2015
Venue tbd
4:30-8:00 pm




 
Welcome Back Reception
Welcome Back to the Valley... Join us for this traditional welcome to the beginning of another school year and welcoming our new employees. Enjoy some music, great food and drinks.
Details and RSVP.

 
September 13, 2014
Blue
Irwin Club Parking Lot - Allendale
5:00-7:00 pm



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

GVSU Lakers vs Ohio Dominican, 7:00 pm (Black Out Night)

 
September 19, 2014
Shiraz Grille - GR
6:00 pm

Venue Change




 
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.
Details and RSVP

 
September 27, 2013
Blue
Irwin Club Parking Lot - Allendale
5:00-7:00 pm



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

GVSU Lakers vs Lake Erie, 7:00 pm 

 
Oktober 3, 2014
DEV UClub Rm - Pew GR Campus
5:00 pm


 
Oktoberfest Feier: Herzlich willkommen und alle!
Good friends, good food, and good times are here. It's time for Oktoberfest, so come have some beer! Join your UClub friends for some cheer and a beer as we celebrate with an ale and art program.  Details and RSVP 

 
October 11, 2014
Blue 
Irwin Club Parking Lot - Allendale
5:00-7:00 pm



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

GVSU Lakers vs Wayne State, 7:00 pm (Homecoming)

 
October 17, 2014
Trattoria di' Stagione - GR
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.
Details and RSVP

 
October 24, 2014
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 300 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 10, by calling 616-331-6666 or 800-442-2771. $60 at the door (if available). 

 
November 1, 2014
Blue Irwin Club Parking Lot - Allendale
5:00-7:00 pm


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

GVSU Lakers vs Ashland, 7:00 pm

 
November 7, 2014
Osgood Brewery - Grandville
4:30 pm



 
Pub and Grub Crawl
Held the first Friday of each month, we're pub crawling over the next year to 
enjoy the many creative and refined beers west MI has to offer. And let's not forget the great grub to complete the tours. Happy hour food and drink specials available at most venues. Join your UClub friends for some cheer and a beer! This is an adults-only event. Details and RSVP

 
November 8, 2014
Blue Irwin Club Parking Lot - Allendale
2:00-4:00 pm





 
Laker Football Tailgater & 8th 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 Tiffin, 4:00 pm

 
November 20, 2014
The Heritage Restaurant - GRCC
6:00 pm
Date Change!



 
Restaurant-of-the-Month Tour
Generally 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.
Details and RSVP

 
December 5, 2014
The Hideout Brewing Co - GR
4:30 pm



 
Pub and Grub Crawl
Held the first Friday of each month, we're pub crawling over the next year to 
enjoy the many creative and refined beers west MI has to offer. And let's not forget the great grub to complete the tours. Happy hour food and drink specials available at most venues. Join your UClub friends for some cheer and a beer! This is an adults-only event. Details and RSVP

 
December 8, 2014
Fountain Street Church - GR
8:00 pm




 
Fall Arts Holiday Celebration: "The Many Moods of Christmas"
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 composed by the incomparable Robert Shaw. 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 11, 2014
DEV UClub Rm - Pew GR Campus
Canceled


 
Happy Holidays Celebration
Join your UClub friends, as we celebrate the holidays with traditions from the past. 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! Details forthcoming.

 
December 19, 2014
Olive's Restaurant - EGR
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.
Details and RSVP

 
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