The weekend may be a little rainy but that isn’t going to stop the denizens of Greater Flint from having a good time! We have a wonderful amount of music, art and sports on display this weekend. Just don’t forget to celebrate mother’s day at Applewood! Here is your weekend events list for May 10-12.
Thurs. May 9 – Fri. May 10
Enjoy an evening of fun and exciting Flint & Genesee celebrity lip syncing. All proceeds go towards assisting students with their academic goals at Mott Community College. For more information and/or to purchase tickets call (810) 762-0425. Performances begin at 7pm. Doors open at 6:15pm. Admission: General public $30, Students: $10 Thursday Night only (with ID).
Mott Community College, Memorial Building Auditorium, 1401 E. Court St., Flint
Fri. May 10
Enjoy 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 at 816 S. Saginaw St. for a copy of this month’s walking tour, while supplies last. 6-9pm.
Downtown Flint Entertainment District, Saginaw Street. Flint
Presented by the Flint School of Performing Arts, enjoy an evening dedicated to the sounds of Jazz celebrating the music of Wayne Shorter and featuring the Detroit Jazz Collective: Roger Jones (Piano), De’Sean Jones (Tenor Saxophone), Dwight Adams (Trumpet), Vincent Chandler (Trombone) and Alex White (Drums), with special guests from Jazz At Lincoln Center Mike Sailors (Trumpet) and Endea Owens, (Bass). Admission is Free. Limited space available. 7-9pm.
Flint School of Performing Arts, MacArthur Hall, 1025 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Nosey Parker at 9pm.
Churchill’s Food & Spirits, 340 S. Saginaw St., Flint
Fri. May 10 – Sat. May 11
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
Enjoy live music and the Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery every Friday and Saturday. Performing Friday is Weekend Comeback. Saturday: Down River Dan and the Billies.
Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery, 5304 Gateway Center, Flint
Friday: Ward Davis wsg/ Clint Park $40 in advance, Special $60 for four tickets.
Saturday: Rehab wsg/ Mitch Diamond and the Yankee Sons $18 in advance.
The Machine Shop Concert Lounge, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint
Sat. May 11
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
Team up with friends in groups of six or less and compete against other challengers in six common categories including science, history, geography, literature, pop culture and more. Battle it out for bragging rights and small prizes for the top three teams. Recommended for ages 13 and older. 6-8pm. Admission includes 7pm Laser Show.
Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint
The Flint Symphony Orchestra, with Conductor Enrique Diemecke performs an evening of music with Mahler’s Resurrection. 7:30-9:30pm.
The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Be a part of the phenomenon taking Flint by storm! Last week 4700 fans packed Atwood Stadium for the Bucks debut and the atmosphere was incredible. Support your new hometown team at beautiful and historic Atwood Stadium. Saturday’s match ticket will also include a special, post-game firework display courtesy of Dort Federal Credit Union. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Kickoff is at 7pm. Gates open at 5pm.
Atwood Stadium, 701 University Ave., Flint
Sun. May 12
Treat Mom to a special day by celebrating Mother’s Day at Applewood! Spend the day in the beautiful Applewood gardens with a free carnation and photo opportunity from 11am-5pm. Strolling tours of the first floor of the house will be available from 11:30am- 4:30pm. A walking garden tour begins at 12pm. Also, enjoy a Taste of Applewood during your visit — all made with ingredients grown at Applewood. Applewood Estate is the historic home of automotive pioneer Charles Stewart Mott, a founding partner of General Motors. Admission is Free.
Applewood Estate, 1400 E. Kearsley 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