Happy Memorial Day! Honor your veteran by taking them to one of the many great things to do in Greater Flint this weekend. Listen to some music, plant some flowers and have a few laughs with the community. Here’s your weekend events list for May 25-27.
Fri. May 24- Sat. May 25
Enjoy the story of one young lady who was determined to make it in the music industry, despite an unseemly number of obstacles placed along her path. This story is replete with original musical compositions by Charles H. Winfrey and other local songwriters. Friday 7-9pm. Saturday 2-4pm and 7-9pm.
The New McCree Theatre, 2040 W. Carpenter Rd., 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. $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 entertainer in May: The Comer Boys.
Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille, 302 N. LeRoy St., Fenton
Sat. May 25
Saturday Morning Community Yoga
Join your friends and neighbors for Saturday Yoga at the Ferris Wheel Building.
The donation-based community yoga class, will meet in the lobby of the Ferris Wheel. This 45-minute class is open to all levels.
Ferris Wheel, 615 S. Saginaw St., Flint
Have fun admiring and purchasing Annuals and Perennials, a variety of trees and shrubs, hanging plants, yard art and more during this annual spring time event. Master Gardeners will also be available for questions along with live music. 10am-5pm.
Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St., Flint
Flint’s new USL League Two, the Flint City Bucks, will play against the Cincinnati Dutch Lions. The Flint City Bucks is part of the USL League Two Pre-Professional Soccer in the U.S. and Canada and provides the elite platform for those pursuing professional soccer careers domestically and internationally. 7-9pm.
Atwood Stadium at Kettering University, 701 University Ave., Flint
Kate Hinote Duo at Churchill’s Food & Spirits 9-11pm.
Churchill’s Food & Spirits, 340 S. Saginaw St., Flint
Sat. May 25 – Mon. May 27
Travel back to a time when things were a whole lot simpler. Crossroads Village is a Great Lakes town from the turn of the century with 34 historic structures and a thriving community. Enjoy a 40-minute journey on an authentic Baldwin Steam locomotive, the Huckleberry Railroad, take a scenic ride on the Genesee Belle, a replica of the paddlewheel riverboats that were popular during Mark Twain’s time, catch a show at the Colwell Opera House or learn a trade from one of the village’s craftspeople. This weekend, Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel, along with one guest, will receive free admission to the village. Guests can make a card to go to a local Vet at VA Hospital and/or honor a vet by completing a square for a vet they want to honor to go into the 2020 Remembrance Quilt. It is recommended that Huckleberry Railroad train tickets be purchased in advance as the train often sells out.
Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, 6140 Bray Rd., Flint
Sun. May 26
Enjoy multiple DJ’s, food and drinks in Flint’s downtown Brush Park from 2-8pm.
Flint’s Downtown Brush Park, 120 E. First St., Flint
Live Trivia at Blondie’s Food & Spirits
Join us in The Tap Room for Live Trivia! Every Sunday from 6-8pm
Blondie’s Food & Spirits, 2520 W Hill Rd, Flint
Mon. May 27
This Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk in Burton is held annually to commemorate the men and women who died while in military service, to support the community through charitable giving and to promote a healthy lifestyle in the City of Burton. 8:30am-1pm.
Atherton High School, 3354 South Genesee Rd., Burton
Enjoy Music by The Mill in beautiful downtown Linden. In celebration of Memorial Day, Billy Mack & The Juke Joint Johnnies will perform some vintage Rock & Roll. This free summer concert series is sponsored by the City of Linden and the Linden DDA. Rain location will be at the Linden VFW Hall located at 105 Mill St., Linden. 10:45am-12pm.
Linden Mill Pond Gazebo, 304 Tickner St., Linden