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Fri. Oct. 19

 

Halloween Ghosts & Goodies

Make your way to Crossroads Village for one of autumn’s greatest traditions. Enjoy treats and tricks, cider and donuts, little monsters and big fun for the whole family. From an Enchanted Forest to a magic show at the Colwell Opera House or the straw maze and a variety of treat stops throughout the village, it’s sure to put everyone in the spirit of the season. Don’t forget to top off your visit with a 40-minute ride through the autumn countryside on the famous Huckleberry Ghost Train Express or a cruise around Mott Lake on the Genesee Belle. It is recommended that Huckleberry Railroad Train tickets be purchased in advance, as the train often sells out.

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

geneseecountyparks.org.

 

For-Mar Nature Preserve: Owl Prowl

Join a For-Mar Naturalist and learn all about local owls and the unique sounds they make. Then practice your owl-calling skills while enjoying For-Mar trails. Recommended for families of all ages. 6-8pm.

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

geneseecountyparks.org.

 

Flint School of Performing Arts Faculty Concert

Come enjoy a FREE concert, with a performance by the Flint School of Performing Arts own talented faculty members – Dr. Jessica Cech, playing the flute, Brandon Cota playing the cello, and Brendan Jacklin playing the piano. 7-9pm.

Flint Institute of Music’s MacArthur Recital Hall
1025 E. Kearsley St., Flint

https://thefspa.org/major-performances/faculty-concert-series

 

The Capitol Theatre: Late Night Tailgate

Headlined by an All-Pro roster of hilarious (and opinionated) comedians, athletes and pop culture experts, Late Night Tailgate tackles the biggest topics in professional and college sports and touches upon current events, entertainment, pop culture and all things incendiary and debatable. 8-10pm.

The Capitol Theatre, 140 E. 2nd St., Flint

thewhiting.com

 

 

 

Fri. Oct. 19-Sun. Oct. 21

 

Flint Institute of Arts’ Film Theater: The Guilty

A former police officer assigned to alarm dispatch duty, enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a distressed woman and becomes involved with a far bigger crime than he thought. This gripping Danish thriller was a recent honoree at the Sundance Film Festival. This film is not rated. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30pm, Sunday performance 2pm.

Flint Institute of Arts’ Film Theater, 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint 

flintarts.org

 

Sat. Oct. 20

 

Saturday Morning Community Yoga

Come 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 Building and if the weather is nice we take the class outside. This 45-minute class is open to all levels 8:15-9am.

Ferris Wheel Building, 615 S. Saginaw St., Flint.

 

 

Sloan Museum: Donuts with Dinosaurs

Visit with a friendly T. Rex, enjoy donuts and milk and explore the Dinosaurs Unearthed exhibit. 9-10am. Accessible through the main mall entrance near El Cozumel Mexican Restaurant.

Sloan Museum at Courtland Center Mall, 4190 E. Court St., Flint
SloanMuseum.org.

Flint Handmade: Halloween Mini Market

Join Flint Handmade for their 3rd annual Halloween Mini Market featuring local crafters with spooky and fall harvest decor along with accessories. Handcrafted goods include cards and prints, ceramics, jewelry, soy candles, crochet, artisan jams, wood signs, bath and beauty products and more. 9am-3pm.

Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St., Flint

flinthandmade.org

 

 

Flint Farmers’ Market: Meet & Greets at The Market

Join Everafter East Michigan’s Royals for a fun-filled day of Meet & Greets at the Flint Farmers’ Market. Four characters from Everafter will be spending the day ready for photos and autographs. 11am-4pm. Ice Queen and Snow Princess: 11am-12pm and 12:30 pm-1:30 pm.
Peter Pan and Fairy Tink: 2pm-3pm and 3:30pm-4:30pm.
Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St., Flint

flintfarmersmarket.com

 

 

For-Mar Nature Preserve: Big Foot Hunt

Big Foot has been spotted at For-Mar! Come test your nature detective skills while searching for clues throughout For-Mar on a hunt for Big Foot. Recommended for families of all ages. 1:30=3:30pm.

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

geneseecountyparks.org.

 

Flint Public Library: Family Halloween Party

Warm up your best dance moves, put on your favorite costume and join in on this Halloween party with games, dancing and fun for all ages. 4-5:30pm.

Flint Public Library/Main Branch, 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint

fpl.info

 

Longway Planetarium: Halloween Hootenanny

Bring your little ghouls and goblins for a fun night of dancing, trick or treating and more. Dance the Monster Mash and enjoy a showing of the Ooky Spooky Light Show. Pizza, cookies and other ghoulish treats will be served. 5-7pm.

Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint 

SloanMuseum.org

 

Sun. Oct. 21

 

For-Mar Nature Preserve: Nature Mindfulness & Meditation

Join mindfulness and meditation master, Todd Robinson, for some relaxation with nature while learning useful, everyday stress relieving techniques. Bring something comfortable to sit on and dress for the weather. Recommended for families of all ages. 1-2pm.

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

geneseecountyparks.org

 

The Capitol Theatre: Ella Mai Live

Originally from London, England, but later on was discovered by hit-making producer DJ Mustard, who went on to sign her to his 10 Summers Records, Ella Mai, who will be performing her favorites, is undeniably one the most sought-after R&B artists right now. With her self-titled debut album recently announced, Ella Mai looks to dominate the charts even more. 7-9pm. The Capitol Theatre, 140 E. 2nd St., Flint

thewhiting.com

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

blondiesfoodandspirits.com/

 

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