Thurs. Dec. 20
Genesee County Bar Association and Genesee County Bar Foundation invite you to the 28th Annual Community Holiday Dinner. Free turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Don’t miss Santa! He will be stopping by with a gift for every child. Each child will be able to have their picture taken with Santa at no charge.
No outdoor waiting. Warming Center located at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 711 S. Saginaw St. (directly next door to Masonic Temple) Warming Center opens at 3pm pm. Dinner is from 4-7pm.
Flint Masonic Temple, 755, Saginaw St., Flint
Join The Capitol Theatre for a screening of It’s A Wonderful Life from 7:30-9:30pm.
The Capitol Theatre, 140 E. 2nd St., Flint
Fri. Dec. 21
Enjoy an evening of celebrating the wonder and beauty of theatre, the community and the holiday season with holiday treats and drinks, performances by Artists from the Flint Rep, FYT, FSPA and UM-Flint, a reflection of the themes of The Little Prince by Michael Kelly, holiday music and more. 8:30-9:30pm.
Flint Repertory Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Fri. Dec. 21-Sun. Dec. 23
Visit Crossroads Village where thousands of lights sparkle like tiny stars throughout the village with live entertainment, model trains, holiday music, costumed villagers making vintage crafts, shops full of great holiday gifts and Santa bringing smiles to faces of all ages. Ride the Huckleberry Railroad for a festive night-time ride. It is recommended that Huckleberry Railroad Train tickets be purchased in advance, as the train often sells out. Open 4-9pm.
Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, 6140 Bray Rd., Flint
All grown-ups were once children… but only few of them remember it. In the middle of the Sahara Desert, a stranded aviator meets the Little Prince, who hails from a small, faraway asteroid. Their dreamlike journey unfolds across a universe sparking our imaginations along the way. There will be an opening night reception Friday’s performance. Friday 7-9pm, and Saturday 2-4pm and 7-9pm, Sunday 2-4pm.
Flint Repertory Theatre, Bower Theater, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Have some family fun skating at the UM-Flint Ice Skating rink. Friday 5-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 12-4pm. Admission is free. Skate Rental $3 or bring you own skates. No hockey sticks/pucks or any other equipment or play items allowed during open skate. Rink may be cleared periodically for ice resurfacing. Rink will close for inclement weather or poor ice conditions.
University Pavilion, 303 S. Saginaw St., Flint
Sat. Dec. 22 – Sun. Dec. 23
Come visit the Whaley Historic House this Saturday 10am-2pm, Sunday 11am-4pm. The house is dressed from top to bottom in wonderful decorations by Vogt’s Flowers, Gerych’s Distinctive Flowers & Gifts, and some of community friends. St. Nick will be visiting the museum on Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and $3. For more information, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 810.471.4714
Whaley Historic House, 624 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Sat. Dec. 22 – Mon. Dec. 24
Free Family Holiday Film Festival
Visit NCG Theater in Grand Blanc for a free showing of The Polar Express at 9:30 am. Tickets are available at the theater on the day of the show on a first-come, first-serve basis. NCG is unable to offer group concession rates for FREE Family Holiday Film Festival Movies. Available in a sensory-friendly format.
NCG Trillium, 8220 Trillium Cir Ave., Grand Blanc
Mon. Dec. 24
Fourth Annual Santa Hats and Dog Walk
The Fourth Annual Santa Hats and Dog Walk will be joining the 17th annual Santa Hat race at the Flint Farmers’ Market on Christmas Eve. The group will be meeting at 7th and Harrison streets and will walk to the Flint Farmers Market. The race starts at 9 am. They will be taking pictures of the group prior to the race. Remember your Santa Hat! Hosted by Shepherd Walkers of Genesee County.
Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. 1st St., Flint
Wed. Dec. 26 – Jan. 1
This celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture from Dec. 26 – Jan. 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving. Kwanzaa has seven core principles (Nguzo Saba). Food gifts, and crafts will be provided each day. Different organizations will be leading the presentation for each day. 1-3pm.
Flint Odyssey House, 529 Martin Luther King Ave., Flint