Upcoming Events in the Greater Flint Area Friday May 31 – Sunday June 2

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Fri. May 31 – Sat. June 1

The New McCree Theatre presents: Sparkle Too

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.

The New McCree Theatre, 2040 W. Carpenter Rd., Flint

 

 

Fri. May 31 – Sun. June 2

Flint Repertory Theater: Songs About Stuff: The Music of Wally Pleasant

Welcome to the hilarious world of mid-Michigan singer/songwriter Wally Pleasant! This intimate world premiere musical revue is an offbeat celebration of his music, humor and quirky way of looking at the world. Enjoy an opening night reception following tonight’s performance. Friday 8-10pm, Saturday 2-4pm and 8-10pm, Sunday 2-4pm.

Flint Repertory Theatre, Elgood Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

The Machine Shop Concert Lounge

Friday: COMBICHRIST wsg/Silver Snakes and Chase the Sun $18 in advance.

Saturday: Summer Family Reunion JACKYL wsg/Peacemaker & Ora Labora $22 in advance.

The Machine Shop Concert Lounge, 3539 Dort Hwy., Flint

 

 

The Holly Hotel Comedy Club Presents: Brent Turhune & Lou Degrant

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

 

 

Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille: Live Entertainment

Join the Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille for Live Entertainment at the Piano Bar. Featured entertainer in May: The Comer Boys; June: Eric Bonteckoe and Shannon DIon.

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

 

 

Sat. June 1

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

 

For-Mar Nature Preserve: Kids Painting in Nature – Treehouse

What better place to paint then in nature! Join local art instructor Andrea Linton as she teaches the kids step-by-step painting to create a natural masterpiece. This month’s painting theme will be on Treehouses. Recommended for families with children 5 years and older. Pre-registration by May 30 by calling Andrea at (810) 895-1748. Admission Fee: $10 per student. 11am-12pm.

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

 

 

Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad – Genesee County Day

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. June 1 is Family Fun Day for Genesee County residents, from 10am-2pm, with free village admission. Also, enjoy children activities by Genesee County Departments. It is recommended that Huckleberry Railroad train tickets by purchased in advance as the train often sells out. 10am-5pm.

Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, 6140 Bray Rd., Flint

 

 

Flint Institute of Arts: The Party – Art of the Future

The future awaits at the PARTY of the year! Experience the Flint Institute of Arts like never before — marvel at the remarkable concept cars on display, be wowed by the ultimate humanoid robot, immerse yourself in unique and innovative photo opportunities and dance the night away with entertainment by DJ Prevu and percussionist Jared Sykes. The party also highlights the museum collection, a cash bar and cuisine by Redwood Steakhouse. 7-11:30pm.

Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

Flint Roller Derby vs Dead River Derby

Flint Roller Derby is back for their second game against friendly rivals, Dead River Derby from Marquette. This is guaranteed to be an action-packed evening. Whether you are new to roller derby or a veteran fan, you won’t want to miss the fun. Doors open at 7:30pm, action starts at 8pm! Twenty-one years and up fans are welcome to bring two 16oz cans or plastic bottles of beer or wine. No glass please. Tickets are $8 in advance, from your favorite league member or at www.brownpapertikets.com/events/4053502. Tickets will be $10 at the door. Kids under 12 are free with paid admission. Parking is FREE!

Rollhaven Skating Center, 5315 S. Saginaw Rd, Flint

 

 

Sun. June 2

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

 

 

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