What to do in the Greater Flint Area Dec. 8-10


Fri. Dec. 8 The Capitol Theatre: A Classy Brassy Christmas and More

Celebrate the Season in Song at The Capitol Theatre in Downtown Flint. Enjoy a holiday concert featuring the Flint Symphony Orchestra’s Brass & Byrd Consort. Doors open at 5:30pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm. Admission is free. For more information contact The Whiting’s Box Office.

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


Fri. Dec. 8 Flint Generals vs. Red Wings Alumni Hockey Game

Cheer on your team as the Flint Generals and the Detroit Red Wings play a hockey game to remember from 7-9pm.

Dort Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd., Flint



Fri. Dec. 8 University of Michigan Men’s Hockey Game

Come watch an exciting afternoon of hockey as the University of Michigan Flint Men’s Hockey team plays against SVSU from 8-10pm.

Crystal Fieldhouse Ice Arena, 5371 Daly Farms Dr., Burton



Fri. Dec. 8 Flushing Holiday Candle-walk

This annual Flushing tradition began over 30 years ago and has grown into one of the country’s largest events. Thousands of softly glowing candles will light the way along the streets of Flushing. Enjoy holiday music provided by local singers and choirs, along with ice sculptures, wood carvings, live performances, “Lionel” train display, s’mores, refreshments, horse-drawn wagon rides and more. You’ll find chestnuts roasting on an open fire in the middle of Main Street, warming stations and Santa arriving in a grand parade to light the ceremonial tree.

Downtown Flushing E. Main Street


Dec. 8-Dec. 30 Longway Planetarium: Cosmic Christmas

Enjoy a Christmas light show made right here at Longway Planetarium. This show features 16 songs to fill you with cheer, including holiday classics, some new hits, and a few fun oddities, all set to stunning 4k visuals in a festival of Christmas splendor. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Daily at 4pm and Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7pm. Closed Dec. 24, 25, 31.

Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Fri. Dec. 8-10 The Fenton Village Players: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Enjoy this comedy that follows the outrageous shenanigans of the Herdman siblings, or “the worst kids in the history of the world.” The siblings take over the annual Christmas pageant in this hilarious and heartwarming tale involving the Three Wise Men, a ham, scared shepherds and six rowdy kids. Friday 7-9pm.; Sat. 2-4pm; Sun. 2-4pm.

Fenton Village Playhouse, 14197 Torrey Rd., Fenton



Fri. Dec. 8- Sun. Dec. 10 The Flint Youth Theatre: The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe

The Flint Youth Theatre presents The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe. Fri 7-9pm; Sat. 7-9pm; Sun. 2-4pm. 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. 9 The Whiting: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

This beloved TV classic soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see your favorite characters including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in this musical production. 7-9pm.

The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Sat. Dec. 9 Clio Cast & Crew: The One and Only Santa Claus

Date: December 9, 2017

Live in your living room, it’s your favorite TV show, American Profiles! When a family is startled to find host Yul Tide in their living room on Christmas morning, the show begins. In a series of hilarious and heart-warming sketches, Yul Tide and co-host Chrystal Flakes explore what Santa Claus really represents while introducing various people who know and love him. 2:30-4:30pm.

Theatre 57, 2220 W. Vienna Rd., Clio



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