Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival
Join the fun at the Bavarian Festival in Downtown Frankenmuth. The Main Tent will be located in Zehnder park, sponsored by Zehnders and Bavarian Inn Lodge and Restaurant, and will host a number of traditional German entertainers and polka bands. The Rock Tent will be located behind Tiffany’s, rocking Friday and Saturday night. The Friday Night Street Party is going to fill Main Street with bands, beverages and games. Saturday will play host to a number of events happening through town including the Kindertag Parade and the RAD Tour Bike Ride. For a complete schedule visit:
Sat. June 12
Crim Sports: Family Golf Instruction
Come hit the driving range with the Crim Sports staff! You will get instructions from the First Tee pro and have the chance to hit some balls at the range. This is a great way to expose your kids to what could become a lifelong hobby in a fun environment. All equipment provided. 11am-1pm. All ages welcome! Please wear athletic style clothes and shoes. For more information, call 810.201.8521.
IMA Brookwood Golf & Banquet Center, 6045 Davison Rd., Burton
Crossroad Village: Michigan Timber Days and NEW! Tractor Show
Timber! The Lumber Jacks are back in town! Celebrate Michigan’s logging heritage with live entertainment. New this year is a unique display of antique machines and tractors dating from 1970 and older. 10am-6pm
Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, 6140 Brary Rd., Flint
Auto City Speedway Sky Lantern Festival
Inspired by the traditional Thai Lantern Festival, Night Lights is an all-new and completely re-imagined sky lantern experience. Join thousands of your friends, family, and neighbors at Auto City Speedway to make a truly once-in-a-lifetime memory as the lanterns are launched just after dusk. 3-9:30pm.
Auto City Speedway, 10205 N. Saginaw Rd., Clio
Sun. June 13
Flint Institute of Arts: Disc Golf Tournament
The Friends of Modern Art will host a disc golf tournament to raise funds for programs at the FIA. Gaining in popularity this past year, Disc golf is a flying disc sport played outdoors in which players throw a Frisbee-like disc at a target using rules similar to golf. FOMA’s Disc 4 Arts tournament will be played on an exciting temporary 18-hole urban course set up throughout the Flint Cultural Center on the grounds of the Flint Institute of Arts, Flint Central High School, and Whittier Academy. For more information visit: https://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/Disc4Arts_2021
The month of June
Flint Repertory Theatre: Flint Mural Plays Community Events
The Flint Mural Plays are 25 mico audio plays from playwrights across the country, each corresponding with a different mural in Flint. It’s part of a partnership with the Flint Repertory Theatre and the Flint Public Art Project. All 25 mural plays were launched live on Saturday, June 5, on the PixelStix mobile app and online at FlintRep.org. The playwrights include some of the most exciting theatre artists of our time, including Lauren Gunderson (I and You), Greg Kotis (Urinetown), Craig Lucas (The Light in the Piazza), and Douglas Lyons (Chicken and Biscuits).
From June 5 through August 31, audience members are invited to listen anytime to the short audio plays for free on the PixelStix mobile app or online at FlintRep.org while exploring the murals around Flint. Then, each Saturday in June at noon, a community event is planned, featuring live performances and group tours in a different Flint neighborhood.
For more information, visit https://flintrep.org/