Upcoming Events in the Greater Flint Area Fri. Jan. 10 – Sun. Jan. 12


As the month gets a little colder, the weekends begin to heat up with excitement! Enjoy some great music, comedy, nature, sports and more. Here is your weekend guide for January 10-12!

Fri. Jan. 10


For-Mar Nature Preserve: Full Moon Hike

Have you ever wanted to hike at For-Mar under the magical glow of the full moon? This is your chance to experience what the animals that live at For-Mar experience at night. Join a naturalist for a full-moon hike and see firsthand how beautiful and peaceful the park is after dark. Full moon hikes are offered once a month during the fool moon. Cost: $4 per person. Preregistration not required. 6-8pm.

For-Mar Nature Preserve 2142 N Genesee Rd., Burton



Flint Firebirds vs. Saginaw Spirit

Come cheer on your favorite Ontario Hockey League team when the Flint Firebirds play against the Saginaw Spirit.  7-10pm.

Dort Finacial Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd., Flint

https://flintfirebirds.com › tickets


Fri. Jan. 10 – Sat. Jan. 11


Holly Hotel Comedy Club Presents: Chris Young & Ben Marcotte

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. Chris Young and Ben Marcotte in the Comedy Club this weekend! 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.

Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille, 302 N. LeRoy St., Fenton



Fri. Jan 10 – Sun. Jan 12


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. Jan. 11


Sloan Museum: Wild Donuts

Start your Saturday at Sloan Museum with a donut, and then explore the exhibits! This special event gives you morning access to the exhibits and a special treat!

Enjoy the traveling exhibits “Wild Kratts®: Creature Power®!” and “Rock U: The Institute of Rock ‘N’ Roll” before they close Jan. 20. General admission to the family play area and historic automobiles is also included. Admission for Genesee County Residents: $5 per person, Non-Residents: $11 adults, $9 youth ages 2-11

Sloan Museum, 4190 E. Court St., Flint



Family Day with the Flint Symphony Orchestra

Experience the excitement of live classical music! It’s Family Day with the Flint Symphony Orchestra, presented by the Flint Institute of Music. Enjoy pre-concert activities, meet FSO musicians, play real orchestra instruments, and go backstage during intermission. Featuring Enrique Diemecke Conductor, Anthony Ross (cello), Music: A. DVOŘÁK Concerto for Violoncello, Op. 104, B Minor, J. BRAHMS Symphony No. 4, Op. 98, E Minor. Special ticket price: $10. Pre-concert talk at 1pm. Concert 2-4pm.

The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Victoria Tea Whaley House Museum

To celebrate the New Year, the Whaley Historic House Museum is hosting a high tea party. Enjoy your choice of tea as well as a delicious menu that includes traditional finger sandwiches and cakes. Costumes and period attire welcome but not required! Groups of any size welcome, but please contact the museum directly for specific requests regarding arrangements for larger groups. Feel free to RSVP directly as well at Director@WhaleyHouse.com or by calling (810) 471-4714. Seating is limited to 25 people. This event may be cancelled if there are less than 10 attendees. No accommodations for any allergies or special dietary requests. 2-4pm.

Whaley House Museum, 624 E Kearsley St., Flint



Flint Firebirds vs. Windsor Spitfires

Come cheer on your favorite Ontario Hockey League team when the Flint Firebirds play against the Windsor Spitfires. 7-10pm.

Dort Finacial Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd., Flint

https://flintfirebirds.com › tickets


Live music at Sherman’s Lounge

6 Shot Whiskey @ Sherman’s Lounge at 9pm.

Sherman’s Lounge, 4211 Fenton Rd., Flint




Sun. Jan. 12


Live Trivia at Blondies!

Live Trivia at Blondie’s Food & Spirits. Hosted by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. 6-8pm.

Blondie’s Food & Spirits, 2520 W Hill Rd, Flint


Michigan Search & Rescue Fundraiser

Make an appearance at the Fenton Winery & Brewery for the Michigan Search & Rescue Fundraiser from 1-3pm. Attendees will enjoy a tasty buffet featuring salad, pasta, cheese bread and FWB pizzas. Tickets to this cash only fundraiser are $20 for adults/$10 for kids. Michigan Search & Rescue is and all-volunteer missing persons response team that works directly with law enforcement. They are available 24/7 throughout Michigan. Please donate to this important cause.

Fenton Winer & Brewery, 1370 N. Long Lake Rd., Fenton


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