What to do in the Greater Flint Area Nov. 24-26


Fri. Nov. 24: The Wizard of OZ

The Whiting presents The Wizard of Oz from 2-4pm and 7:30-9:30pm.

The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and friends, the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow in this lavish production featuring breathtaking special effects, dazzling choreography and classic songs.

The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint


Fri, Nov. 24: Comedy Night @ The Market

Sinclair Entertainment presents Comedy Night @ The Market November 24th featuring Matt Holt, Reese Leonard and Louis D. Michael. Get your tickets in advance. Cocktails served by Market Tap. Happy’s pizza will be sponsoring a free buffet at this show. 9-11pm

Flint Farmers’ Market 300 East 1st St., Flint



Nov. 24-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



Sat. Nov. 25: Flint Institute of Music Nutcracker Tea

Join us at the Flint Institute of Music in the Anderson Room and be transported to the magical Land of the Sweets in the world of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker! You’ll enjoy this memorable afternoon with lunch catered by Fandangle’s including amazing desserts, tea and hot chocolate! This wonderful experience will make any child’s dreams come true with visits from characters of the Nutcracker ballet, story hour during lunch, face painting and cookie decorating as well as an opportunity to dance like your favorite characters! 1-2:30pm Tickets are no longer available online. Please contact the box office for ticket information.

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



Sun. Nov. 26: Flint Firebirds Hockey Game

The Flint Firebirds will play against the Kingston Frontenacs. The Firebirds are part of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and represent a continuation of Flint’s rich hockey tradition. 4-6pm.

Dort Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd., Flint



Nov. 24-26: 44th 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. The festival runs three weekends beginning with a lighted parade, the arrival of Santa Claus and a tree-lighting ceremony. Holly truly comes alive every Christmas season!

Downtown Holly



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