GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD)- Just because summer has come to a close doesn’t mean that nine big festivals and events are happening across West Michigan this weekend! Who better to help give us all we need to know about each of them than John from Local Spins?

Grand Rapids African-American Art & Music Festival – Friday, Sept. 15 & Saturday, Sept. 16 | Rosa Parks Circle

Includes a celebration of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary with performances by the iconic, pioneering Sugarhill Gang plus Grand Rapids’ own Lady Ace Boogie, Avalon Cutt’s Jones and more. More information at

Michigan Irish Music Festival

Thursday, Sept. 14-Sunday, Sept. 17 at Heritage Landing in Muskegon

Earthwork Harvest Gathering

Friday, Sept. 15-Sunday, Sept. 17
Earthwork Farm outside Lake City

Fallasburg Art Festival

Friday, Sept. 15-Sunday, Sept. 17
Fallasburg Park

Eastown Street Fair

9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16