Fri. Feb. 14
Second Friday ARTWALK
Partake in delicious food, tasty beverages, live music and the works of various artists on display throughout a variety of Downtown Flint galleries and businesses. Stop by the Greater Flint Arts Council, 816 S. Saginaw Street, for a copy of this month’s walking tour, while supplies last. 6-9pm. For more information contact (810) 238-ARTS.
Downtown Entertainment District, Saginaw Street, Flint
The Whiting presents at The Capitol Theatre: Hiplet™
Hiplet™ fuses classical pointe technique with African, Latin, Hip-Hop and urban dance styles that are rooted in communities of color. It was specifically designed to make ballet accessible to all, by mixing it with current popular songs that will be familiar to audiences who don’t normally attend ballet performances. Performances may incorporate the rhythms of African drums with Tchaikovsky, arabesques and beat-boxing or even Tango en pointe – all while showcasing Hiplet’s trademark sass, hip movements, and struts against popular music audiences will recognize from Black Violin to Beyoncé. 8-10pm.
The Capitol Theatre, 140 E. 2nd St., Flint
Website: Purchase Tickets
Fall in Love With the FCO
Join the Fenton Community Orchestra’s talented musicians for an evening of classical and movie music. The FCO is celebrating its tenth anniversary of being part of the Fenton community. The orchestra will perform a wide range of classical and movie music under the baton of Grammy-nominated music educator, composer, and conductor Andrew David Perkins. Attendees will have a chance to enter to win various prizes, including gift cards to local restaurants and gift shops. 8-9:30pm. This is a ticketed event – $10 general admission. Tickets include a special coupon offer from The Laundry.
Fenton High School Ruby Zima Auditorium, 3200 W. Shiawassee, Fenton
Romance Under the Stars
Enjoy an elegant night under the stars at Longway Planetarium. Start the evening off with drinks and appetizers, followed by a candlelit dinner inside the dome, catered by Redwood Lodge. 6-9pm. Tickets: $225 per couple. For more information, call 810-237-3427 or email email@example.com.
Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Fri. Feb. 14 – Sat. Feb. 15
Holly Hotel Comedy Club Presents: Russ Brown & Wes Ward
Since 1983, the Holly Hotel Comedy Club has been one of the best venues for professional stand-up comedians from Los Angeles to New York. Showtime 8:30pm and 10pm. $15 cover charge, $12 for dining guests. For reservations, call 248.634.5208.
Holly Hotel, 110 Battle Alley, Holly
Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille: Live Entertainment
Join the Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille for Live Entertainment at the Piano Bar. January entertainment provided by Sean Caldwell and Friends. February: The Corner Boys.
Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille, 302 N. LeRoy St., Fenton
Fri. Feb. 14 – Sun. Feb. 16
University of Michigan-Flint Pavilion: Free Community Skating
Free community skating at UM-Flint Pavilion weather permitting Call (810) 762-3441 to confirm rink status and hours. Rink is cleared periodically for ice resurfacing. Skate rental available for $3 inside University Pavilion (limited sizes and quantities). Please bring your own skates, if you have a pair. Friday: 5-8pm. Saturday and Sunday: 12-4pm.
University of Michigan-Flint Pavilion Skating Rink, 303 Saginaw St., Flint (between University Pavilion and Flint River), Flint
Sat. Feb. 15
Valentine’s Day Victorian Tea
Looking for a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Visit the Whaley House Historic House Museum the day after for a love-themed high tea party from 2-4pm. Enjoy your choice of tea as well as a delicious menu that includes traditional finger sandwiches and cakes. Costumes and period attire welcomed but not required! Groups of any size welcome, but please contact the museum directly for specific requests regarding arrangements for larger groups. RSVP at Director@WhaleyHouse.com or by calling (810) 471-4714. 2-4pm. Seating is limited to 25 people. Cancellations will not be refunded once sales have ended. No accommodations for any allergies or special dietary requests. $25 per person.
Whaley Historic House Museum 624 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Valentine Tea Party
Enjoy English style tea at the Flint Farmers’ Market upstairs tea room. You will get unlimited hot herbal tea, 12 savory snacks, 12 sweet treats, four hand-dipped chocolates. (Cucumber sandwiches, scones, muffins, mini frittatas, orange truffles). Make a fancy Valentine’s Day hat or crown at the craft table. Shop over 50 vendors. 2-4pm. This is an all-ages event and everyone welcome. Cost: $15 adult, $10 children age 4-12. Purchase tickets in advance at Sweet Peaces Veggie Bistro.
Flint Farmers’ Market, Sweet Peaces Veggie Bistro, 300 E. 1st St., Flint
Flint Tropics Night! Firebirds vs. Guelph Storm
Come cheer on your favorite Ontario Hockey League team when the Flint Firebirds play against the Guelph Storm. 7-10pm.
Dort Financial Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd., Flint
https://flintfirebirds.com › tickets
The Whiting presents: FSO Master Works IV Classical Concert and Afterglow Party
Enrique Diemecke Conductor. Di Wu Piano. Praised in the Wall Street Journal as “a most mature and sensitive pianist” and named one of the “up-and-coming talents” in classical music by Musical America, Chinese-American Di Wu continues to enhance her reputation as an elegant and powerful musician. Her concerts have taken her across the globe, charming audiences from East to West with her “charisma, steely technique, and keen musical intelligence.”
- BERNSTEINFancy Free: Three Dance Variations, G. GERSHWINRhapsody in Blue*, A. COPLAND Billy the Kid: Suite, H. HANSON Symphony No. 2, Op. 30 (Romantic). 7:30 PM – 9:30pm.
Feel the Love ~ Afterglow Party, 9:45-11pm. Enjoy drinks with friends and music by Roger Jones.
The Whiting,1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Website: Purchase Tickets
Sun. Feb. 16
BAND SLAM 14 at Sherman’s Lounge
BAND SLAM 14 is 1-11pm. Lots of great bands to check out.
Sherman’s Lounge, 4211 Fenton Rd., Flint