So, it might rain. What’s new? Greater Flint has some great indoor and outdoor opportunities coming up this weekend! We have comedy, music, sports and good times ahead. Make sure to get out and enjoy whatever sun you find! Here’s your weekend event list for June 14-16.
Fri. June 14
One of the oldest charity golf tournaments in the area, this Annual Golf Tournament brings together golfers who want to enjoy a day on the course as they support the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint & Genesee County. 9:30am-4:30pm. $150 Individual, $600 Team. Call Taffy Jones 810.235-7274.
The Jewel of Grand Blanc, 5270 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc
Partake in 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, 816 S. Saginaw St. for a copy of this month’s walking tour, while supplies last. 6-9pm.
Flint’s Downtown Entertainment District, Saginaw Street, Flint
Join in on this hiking adventure and learn about the myth and mysteries of one of the most misunderstood creatures — Bats. Listen in on their secret calls and learn how these nocturnal super heroes protect us and our food from a variety of pests. Then, take a walk around the For-Mar grounds and witness these super powers in action. Recommended for families of all ages. Pre-registration by June13. 9-10:30pm.
For-Mar Nature Preserve, 2142 N. Genesee Rd., Burton
Fri. June 14 – Sun. June 16
Home sweet home turns into a haunted house for 13-year-old Chris when Carol, her father’s new fiancé, moves in. Struggling with the recent death of her mother, Chris is convinced Carol is evil, but she can’t persuade Dad. When a mysterious but kind of cute creature is found in the backyard, Chris assumes it is a sign to eliminate Carol once and for all. This imaginative, bone-chilling and wildly funny play brings the notion of dysfunctional family drama to sensationally scary heights. Friday and Saturday performances, 7-9pm; Sunday, 2-4pm.
Fenton Village Players, Activity Room, 14197 Torrey Rd., Fenton
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 entertainers in June: Eric Bonteckoe and Shannon Dion.
Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille, 302 N. LeRoy St., Fenton
Sat. June 15
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
Enjoy Science Day at the village with family friendly activities to spark an interest in science and technology, including a robotics demonstration from local FIRST Robotics teams as well as hands-on opportunities. The Kettering University-Youth Robotic Engineer Mentor Program, Robotic Teams will showcase their robotic build and guests can learn how to operate, develop new skills and play games. Parkers Propane MI Science Center will have 10 stations of space program activities and the U of M-Flint Pop-Up School will be at the village. 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
Stockton House was constructed in 1872 by Thomas and Maria Stockton. In 1920, the grandson of Thomas and Maria sold the property to the Archdiocese of Detroit for the establishment of a hospital, to be operated by the Sisters of St. Joseph. Then, in 2002, the house was purchased by For Flint Investments. It was renovated in 2005 and designated as a Michigan Historical Site and State Historical Marker. Visit this hidden gem of Flint and learn about its unique history. 1-4pm.
Stockton House Museum, 720 Ann Arbor St., Flint
Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce: Be a Tourist in Your Hometown
You don’t need to travel to the west side of the state for great craft beer. Check out Flint and Genesee County’s growing community of breweries. Board the charter bus in Downtown Flint and head to Fenton Winery & Brewery where you will enjoy one pint of the brewery’s beloved beers and a pizza buffet. Next, you’ll head to Redline Brewing Company in Burton to experience a brewery-selected flight of five. An on-site food truck will be available for snacks. The tour finishes at Tenacity Brewing located along the Flint River near historic Carriage Town. You’ll have an opportunity to enjoy two half-pours and the ambiance at this laidback establishment. Vehicle City Tacos, a fan-favorite food truck, will be on site serving fantastic food. Transportation will be provided by Blue Lakes Charter. 1-5pm. Registration closes Friday, June 14 at 12pm. Admission: $20.
Enjoy a night full of laughs with the Brandon Carr All Star Comedy Jam! NFL Star Brandon Carr is bringing his second annual charity comedy show to Flint! The show will feature the comedic genius of Tony Rock, Na’im Lynn, Faizon Love and B Simone! This all-star cast has been tearing up the stage on their respective tours. Come witness them live for one night only at the historic Capitol Theatre!
Proceeds from the event will benefit early childhood education in Flint. 8-10pm.
The Capitol Theatre, 140 E. 2nd St., Flint
Flint Monarchs vs. Nashville Music City Icons
The three time defending champion, Flint Monarchs square off against the Nashville Music City Icons in league play at Dort Federal Event Center in their first home game of the season. Be there to support Flint Monarchs Basketball!
Dort Federal Event Center, Sat., June 15 at 4pm.
Sun. June 16- Wed. Jun 19
In celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation and Afrikan American Independence, enjoy live music, vendors, a movie screening and more!
Downtown Flint Riverbank Park, One Riverfront Center West, Flint