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  • Gearing up for deer season at Cabela’s

    GRANDVILLE, Mich. — November 15th – opening day of firearm deer season in Michigan – is as close to a holiday as you will find in this state, and Cabela’s is ready to assist the thousands of hunters who hope to bag a big buck. While most would only think of stopping at the outdoor superstore before they head into the woods, a post-hunt visit may be in order for successful hunters. On November 15th the Michigan DNR will host […]

  • Craft cocktail ideas from New Holland Brewing Company

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A nice gift isn’t the only way to make someone smile this holiday season, making them a nice cocktail can go a long way too.  If you (and your guests!) are tired of the same old recipes you can take a class at New Holland Brewing Company. Called Flips, Nogs and Holiday Cocktails, the class is held on November 20th and gives participants the recipes, techniques and confidence they need – and if you don’t have […]

  • Veterans eat free at Applebee’s on November 11

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — November 11th is one of the busiest days of the year for staff at Applebee’s restaurants, but the annual chance to serve and thank the men and women of our armed forces make the long hours worth it. The 6th annual Veteran’s Day celebration offers a free meal to any military member – past or present. Andrea and Jared from the Alpine Ave. location stopped by FOX 17 to talk about the menu and how much […]

  • Holiday gift ideas from Home Depot

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Christmas is only 6 weeks away, and it’s never too early to start stocking up on gifts for the person who is handy around the house. Cindy from the Home Depot joined us on FOX 17 to talk about some new and innovative items that can put a smile on someone’s face without setting you back a lot of money.

  • Smart Shopper : 42nd annual ski and snowboard swap

    Ski Swap returns to Cannonsburg

    CANNONSBURG, Mich. —  Leaves are off the trees and the air is getting colder. While this is bad news for some, others are thrilled because it means ski season is near. To make sure everyone has the gear they need Cannonsburg Ski Area is hosting their annual Ski Swap event November 7 – 9. Skis, snowboards, clothing and accessories for all ages are available at deeply discounted prices. Money collected from sales commissions will allow the all-volunteer National Ski Patrol […]

  • National Nacho Day at Supermercado Mexico

    WYOMING, Mich. — Everyone knows the big holidays: Christmas, Thanksgiving, etc., and other special celebrations like Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day have become cultural staples, but what about National Nachos Day? You didn’t know there was a National Nachos Day? Neither did we! But when you go on the internet you can find anything, and it’s clear that just about every day celebrates something somewhere.  To observe November 6 – which also happens to be National Men Make Dinner […]

  • The Yoga Wave

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — It’s yoga like you’ve never seen it before! At The Yoga Wave in Grand Haven students are combining traditional yoga moves with aerial silks often seen in circus or musical performances.  Instructor Janina Schmieder came to FOX 17 to talk about the unique techniques and about what kind of people can give it a try.

  • Stretch of the Week – Tai Chi

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Teri Harmon from the YMCA teaches us some Tai Chi basics.

  • Images of Adoption

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Adopting a child is not an easy decision, but it can be one of the most rewarding things a person can do. On November 6th DA Blodgett – St. John’s is Grand Rapids is hosting an event called Images of Adoption that they hope will debunk common misconceptions and assist potential adopters in taking the next step in growing their families while giving some wonderful kids a forever home.  

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