Since the early 1880’s the first Monday of September has been recognized as a time to salute America’s workers with picnics and parades on "a day off for the working man." With school starting after the Monday, September 5 holiday, the long Labor Day Weekend is an ideal time to squeeze in some last-minute summertime fun.
Few places in the world are more tied to automotive history than "Ypsi" (as the locals call it).
Raise a glass to the Great Lakes State’s fruit of the vine: April is Michigan Wine Month and the arrival of the new releases is something to salute.
The countdown to fall color is on as Michigan’s 19.3 million acres of forests prepare to reveal their annual extravaganza. And, like the best things in life, the dazzling display is offered free of charge.
What do you have the courage to do? Take a stand in honor of Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday on February 4 during the National Day of Courage at The Henry Ford. Sit on the actual bus. Hear her story. Join national conversations. Post a badge of courage. Be part of the movement.
One thousand five hundred artists from 47 countries come to Grand Rapids for the world’s largest art competition – and you decide the winner!
When November 15 rolls around some hunters head to Michigan’s woods and fields in search of their white tailed trophy, while “deer widows” engage in a hunt of their own, with a target of shopping bargains, spa weekends, winery tours and more.
In its third year, ArtPrize is a 19-day art show that draws artists from around the country to exhibit their art at specific venues in the Grand Rapids area. Cast your vote to see who wins the grand ArtPrize.
Feel the rush of the world’s premier automotive exhibition, Driving America. Tour a factory plant and see innovation at its best. Celebrate the 150th birthday of Henry Ford—the man, and revisit Depression-era history through an awe-inspiring exhibit—it’s all on display at The Henry Ford—voted a Top 10 Tourist Attraction by Family Fun Magazine.
This summer, commemorate the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War with a visit to The Henry Ford , America’s Greatest History Attraction.
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