What to do in the Greater Flint Area
Dec. 1-3


Fri. Dec. 1 & Sat Dec 2: Flint Firebirds Hockey

The Firebirds return home to Flint for a pair of games this weekend as the club hosts the Hamilton Bulldogs this Friday, Dec. 1 for ‘Ugly Sweater Night’ and the Niagara Ice Dogs Saturday, Dec 2 for the third annual ‘Teddy Bear Toss’ and Joe Kocur Night. Puck drop is set for 7 p.m.

Dort Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd., Flint



Fri. Dec. 1: Hero vs. Villains Bowling Fundraiser

Join the Flint City Riveters Women’s Football Team for a night of bowling while dressing up as a hero or a villain from 8-10pm. Cost: $20 Adults and $15 kids, which includes two games, shoe rental, pizza, and pop. All proceeds will go toward the Flint City Riveters Football Team. If you want to attend and are not interested in bowling, you are more than welcome to come and participate in the 50/50 drawing to support the Riveters!. For more information contact: Louise Ogadinma at (734)678-640. B’s Bowling Center, 750 Center Rd Flint



Sat. Dec. 2: Flint’s YMCA Santa Run/Walk

Partake in this family-fun charity event in a 5K run/walk and/or a 1-mile walk through Downtown Flint 12-3pm. A five-piece Santa suit is included in the registration fee.

YMCA, 411 E. Third St. Flint



Sat. Dec. 2 & Sunday Dec 3: Flint Institute of Music: The Nutcracker

The Flint Institute of Music welcomes internationally renowned ballerina, Ingrid Silva; performing the roll of Sugar Plum Fairy in Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet. Featuring Collage Dance Collective of Memphis, Flint Symphony Orchestra, and the students from Flint School of Performing Arts. 7-9pm. Dec. 3 at 3pm.

Karen Mills Jennings – Artistic Director David Mairs – FSO Guest Conductor

Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503



Sat. Dec. 2: The Flint Youth Theatre: The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe

The Flint Youth Theatre presents The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe from 7-9pm. Travel through the wardrobe into the magical land of Narnia in this one-of-a-kind, on-your-feet immersive thriller play about a heroic tale of love, faith, courage and giving – the life and death struggle for control of Narnia and the grandeur of good over evil, which has enthralled audiences of all ages.

Elgood Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St. Flint



Sat. Dec. 2: Fenton’s Jinglefest and Jingle Jog 5K Run/Walk

Enjoy holiday shopping, carved ice sculptures, Santa Paws pictures, horse drawn wagon rides, a Christmas Market, live entertainment in the Jingle Jam tent, a lighted parade starting at 6 pm, bonfires, bake sale, hot cocoa, s’mores, a 5K run/walk starting at 3 pm, fireworks and more during this annual event in Downtown Fenton.

Fenton’s Downtown Entertainment District, Leroy Street



Sat. Dec. 2: Davison’s Christmas on Main Street

Celebrate the holiday season in Downtown Davison from 11am-3pm with an Elf parade, followed by hay rides, reindeer games, refreshments, a photo booth, craft tables, live music, strolling carolers and more.

Davison’s Downtown Entertainment District, Main Street


Fri. Dec. 1: Linden Holiday Happening

The Linden Holiday Happening Event will be taking place in downtown Linden from 6-9pm.  This year’s event will include Santa, free carriage rides, the Lighted Frosty Parade down Broad Street starting at 6pm, a fireworks display over the Millpond, and live reindeer. There will also be a decorating contest from homes throughout the city.

Downtown Linden in the park near the Gazebo across from the VFW Hall on Mill Street



Dec. 1-3: Holly Dickens Festival

Step back in time this holiday season to the days of Charles Dickens’, and become part of “A Christmas Carol.” Stroll the streets of Holly and visit the unique shops, and dine the eateries. Your senses will be filled with smells of roasting chestnuts and hot chocolate. Lose yourself in the music of Christmas carols sung on the streets, the colors and decorations of the shops, and feel the warmth of friends and neighbors. Holly truly comes alive every Christmas season!

Downtown Holly







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