Fri. Sept. 6
In the past couple of decades, it has been realized that several moons in the solar system appear to have vast oceans of liquid water underneath icy frozen exteriors. This talk will explore several of these moons including Europa, Enceladus, Titan, and Ganymede. 6-9pm.
Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Fri. Sept. 6 – Sat. Sept. 7
Show at 7pm. Friday: Thunderstruck America’s AC/DC. Saturday: Tool ology. Tickets $15
The Machine Shop Concert Lounge, 3539 Dort Hwy., Flint
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. 8:30pm and 10pm shows. Dwayne Gill and Drew Fralick in the Comedy Club! $15 cover charge, $12 for dining guests. For reservations, call 248.634.5208.
Holly Hotel, 110 Battle Alley, Holly
Join the Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille for Live Entertainment at the Piano Bar. Featured entertainers in September: Eric Bontekoe & Shannon Dion.
Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille, 302 N. LeRoy St., Fenton
Fri. Sept 6-Sun. Sept. 8
This fun and exciting event combines a motorcycle show and law enforcement motorcycle skills competition along with mini bike races, a police donut eating contest, a family fun block party, vendor and sponsor displays, contests, live bands, an adult beverage tent, a stunt show, a Saturday morning police escorted ride and much more. Friday 10am-10pm, Saturday 81m-10pm, Sunday 10am to 5pm. Free admission.
Flint Downtown Entertainment District, Saginaw Street, Flint
Sat. Sept. 7
Experience a fast-paced, fun-filled family night at the tracks featuring Night Double Points-PS, Figure 8s, All American Truck Series, Kitty Stocks (ages four-eight) and Tire Roll Kids (ages nine-14). 6:30-10pm.
Auto City Speedway, 10205 N. Saginaw St., Clio
Sat. Sept. 7-Sun. Sept. 8
Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century where patrons will enjoy the sights and sounds of a 17-acre village complete with building reproductions of Renaissance shops, taverns and a beautiful castle. Continuous entertainment takes place on the streets and on 17 themed stages featuring comedy, theater shows and music. While strolling the village, enjoy a variety of adult and children games, people-powered rides and full-contact armored jousting tournaments. Also, enjoy fabulous food and browse the Crafter Marketplace where over 300 artisans display their gallery-quality works for sale. This weekend, visit the Festival’s world market and enjoy entertainment from around the globe. Individuals and dance troupes are invited to the Michigan State Belly Dance Championship. If you don’t feel like competing, you can take a dance lesson or show off your steampunk attire.
Open 10am-7pm daily, rain or shine! Free parking.
Michigan Renaissance Festival, 12600 Dixie Hwy. Holly