What to do in the Greater Flint Area Nov. 30-Dec. 2

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Fri. Nov. 30

Grand Blanc Holiday Tree Lighting

Join Grand Blanc Township at its inaugural Holiday Tree Lighting Event at Bicentennial Park! The South Pavilion will be merry and bright from 5-7pm. Enjoy hot drinks, cookies and activities with your family at the South Pavilion, while you sing along with the Grand Blanc Community School Choir. Join Supervisor Scott Bennett at 6pm as he lights Grand Blanc’s Holiday Spirit and our Holiday Trees. From 5pm-7pm there will be horse drawn wagon rides. Bring your camera and get your picture with Santa from 6pm-7pm. Special guests: Grand Blanc Township Police, Grand Blanc Fire Department, Santa Claus and The Grinch.

Creasey Bicentennial Park, Grand Blanc

 

Fri. Nov. 30 – Sun. Dec. 2

University of Michigan-Flint Open Skate

Enjoy some family fun at the Open Skate at the University Pavilion Ice Rink, Fridays 5-8pm and Saturdays and Sundays 12-4pm. Admission is free. Skate Rental $3 (located inside Saginaw Room, UPAV) or bring your own skates. No hockey sticks/pucks or any other equipment or play items allowed during open skate. Rink may be cleared periodically for ice resurfacing.

University Pavilion Ice Rink, 303 S. Saginaw St., Flint

 

Flint Institute of Arts’ Film Theater: The Guardians

During the Great War, the women from a farming family are left behind to maintain the family homestead. Newfound independence is acquired, yet emotions are stirred. Friday and Saturday performances 7:30pm, Sunday performance 2pm.

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

 

 

Christmas at Crossroads – Holiday Magic

Visit Crossroads Village where thousands of lights sparkle like tiny stars throughout the village with live entertainment, model trains, holiday music, costumed villagers making vintage crafts, shops full of great holiday gifts and Santa bringing smiles to faces of all ages. Ride the Huckleberry Railroad for a festive night-time ride. 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

 

 

Sat. Dec. 1

Flint Public Library: Polar Express Extravaganza

Visit the Flint Public Library for some family fun! 1pm: Hear the story with Handsome Harry the Conductor, 1:30-2:30pm. Decorate Cookies and Holiday Crafts, 2:30 – 4:10pm, See the Polar Express movie and from 4:10 – 5pm, visit with Santa and choose a book!

Flint Public Library, 1020 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

Jinglefest!

Join the City of Fenton for Jinglefest in Downtown Fenton, for a day of celebration during this year’s holiday season! There will be many events taking place throughout the day including pictures with Santa, a live Nativity, entertainment, a variety of foods, the JingleJog race, fireworks, and much more. For full schedule of events! Visit the Facebook page for more details.

Downtown Fenton

 

The Capitol Theatre presents: Newsboys

One of the most influential bands in Christian music history, Newsboys has sold more than 8 million units and amassed eight Gold® certifications, 33 #1 Radio Hits, 4 GRAMMY® nominations, 2 American Music Award nominations and multiple Dove Awards. Comprised of Michael Tait (lead vocals), Jody Davis (guitar), Jeff Frankenstein (keys) and Duncan Phillips (drums), Newsboys’ signature songs include We Believe, He Reigns, Miracles, Born Again and their Platinum®-certified mega hit, God’s Not Dead. The latter inspired one of the most popular Christian film franchises of all time. 6-8pm.

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

 

 

Mega 80’s at Buick Event Center

Mega 80’s is coming to Flint! Since their emergence onto the Detroit music scene, the Mega 80’s have taken Southeast Michigan by storm. Now veterans of the 80’s cultural milieu, they are still rocking as hard as ever. Dress in your favorite 80’s style and plan to dance all night long from 7-11pm.

Buick City Event Center, 812 Leith St., Flint

 

 

Sat. Dec. 1-Sun. Dec. 2

Holly Dickens Festival

Enjoy some family fun at the 45th annual Holly Dickens Festival! Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 12-5pm.

Downtown Holly

 

 

The Whiting presents: Nutcracker

The Flint School of Performing Arts and guest artists from Collage Dance Collective present the most magical Nutcracker in Michigan. Tchaikovsky’s memorable score is brought to life by the Flint Symphony Orchestra. Friday performance 7:30-9:30pm, Sunday 3-5pm.

The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

 

Sat. Dec.2

Saturday Morning Community Yoga

Please 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. This 45-minute class is open to all levels. 8:15-9am.

Ferris Wheel Building, 515 S. Saginaw St., Flint

 

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