What to do in the Greater Flint Area May 4-6

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Fri. May 4 Grand Blanc First Friday Food Truck Festival

May the Fourth be with you will be the theme for the Grand Blanc Food Truck Festival. Visitors will enjoy the Flint Comic Relief along with a DJ and free kids activities. For the older kids, there will be a car show. Be sure to wear your Super Hero costume. There will be 25 Food Trucks for your eating pleasure from 5-9pm.

Grand Blanc High School 12500 S. Saginaw St. Grand Blanc

 

 

Fri. May 4-Sat, May 6 The New McCree Theatre presents: The Story of Sam Cooke and The Soul Stirrers

Enjoy this American Gospel music group whose career spans over 80 years. The group was a pioneer in the development of the quartet style of gospel and a major influence of soul music, doo wop and Motown sound, some of the secular music that owed much to gospel. Friday and Saturday performances 7-9pm

The New McCree Theatre, 2040 W. Carpenter Rd., Flint

 

 

Fri. May 4-Sat. May 5 Flint Youth Theatre presents: The Geranium on the Windowsill Just Died

Based on the best-selling book by Albert Cullum, this avant-garde musical explores the inner thoughts and feelings of elementary school students as they navigate their way through the trials and tribulations of an ordinary day as school. Saturday 2-4pm and 7-9pm, Sunday 2-4pm.

Flint Youth Theatre, Bower Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

Sat. May 5 The Whiting presents: Black Violin

Back by popular demand, Black Violin is a blend of classical, hip-hop, R&B and Bluegrass music. Live, they are accompanied by their band, featuring ace turntable whiz DJTK (Dwayne Dayal) and a drummer. 8-10pm.

The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

Sat. May 5-Sun. May 6 Flint School of Performing Arts Festival of Dance 2018

The FSPA Festival of Dance is the culmination of rehearsals and class work for the Dance Division students. Enjoy a weekend filled with dance featuring the four Dance Division ensembles: Children’s Performance Workshop, Youth Dance Ensemble, the Adult Ballet Ensemble and Flint Youth Ballet. Repertory includes classical ballet, contemporary and modern dance work. Saturday 7:30-9:30pm, Sunday 3-5pm.

University of Michigan-Flint Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St., Room 238, Flint

 

Sun. May 6 For-Mar Nature Preserve presents: 11th Annual Slimy Salamander Stomp

Join biologist and salamander fanatic, Teresa Yoder-Nowak, on a hunt for salamanders. Discover where and when to find them. Dress to hike and get muddy. Recommended for families with children age five and older. 2-5pm.

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

 

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