Fri. Sept. 7-Sunday Sept. 9
This fun and exciting three-day event combines a motorcycle show and law enforcement motorcycle skills competition, with mini-bike races, police donut-eating contest, family fun block party, vendor and sponsor displays, contests, live bands, adult beverage tent, stunt show, a Saturday morning police-escorted ride and much more.
Flint’s Downtown Entertainment District, Saginaw Street, Flint
Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century where patrons enjoy the sights and sounds of a 17-acre village, complete with building reproductions of Renaissance shops, taverns and a beautiful castle. Continuous entertainment takes place on the streets and on a variety of themed-stages featuring comedy, theater shows and music. Enjoy adult and children games, people-powered rides and full-contact armored jousting tournaments. Also, enjoy fabulous food and browse the Crafter Marketplace where over 300 artisans display their gallery-quality works for sale. Come out and celebrate Wonders of the World this weekend featuring belly dance championships, race for the rattle, a steampunk invasion, a Dr. Who costume contest and more.
Michigan Renaissance Festival, 12600 Dixie Highway, Holly
Sat. Sept. 8
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. If the weather is nice the class will be held outside. This 45-minute class is open to all levels. 8:15-9am.
Ferris Wheel Building, 515 S. Saginaw St., Flint
Celebrate back-to-school with a family movie featuring story time at 1pm followed by the showing of the movie: Black Panther. There will also be theme-related crafts. 1-5pm.Recommended for families of all ages.
Flint Public Library/Main Branch, 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint
A cheeky ladybug named Dolores and a quirky firefly called Mike take the audience on a fascinating journey into the wondrous world of trees. From the perspective of insects, this film reveals the magic of the microcosm. Zip around a tree with Dolores and Mike and discover its secrets: How do plants get food from the sun? How do they grow? How does water get from the roots to the top of the crown? And, how does all of this make life on earth possible? Recommended for ages 6-10. 4pm.
Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Join Sloan Museum at Courtland Center for a morning of dinosaur fun with dinosaur crafts and a story from 10am-12pm. Price includes admission to Sloan’s exhibit: Dinosaurs Unearthed. The museum is accessible through the main mall entrance near El Cozumel Mexican Restaurant.
Sloan Museum at Courtland Center Mall, 4190 E. Court St., Flint
Huntington celebrates the Flint Institute of Arts by providing everyone access free of charge every Saturday 10am-5pm. Huntington’s “Welcome” philosophy is a perfect fit for Free Saturdays at the Flint Institute of Arts and an open invitation for all to come, see, and experience art. Throughout its 150-year history, Huntington has committed to a full scope of community investments from business growth, affordable housing and financial education to sustaining a better quality of life through support of arts and education.
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Fox 66 Fall Festival
Join Fox 66 at the Dort Federal Event Center for a free celebration! Experience a BMX show and an exotic petting zoo. Kids activities include face painting, laser tag, a gaming trailer, balloon animals, superheroes and princesses. The event also offers local vendor booths and great contests!
Dort Federal Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd, Flint. 12-8pm