Upcoming Events in the Greater Flint Area Fri. Nov. 1– Sun. Nov. 3


Fri. Nov. 1


Longway Planetarium presents: First Fridays Messengers From Space

This month Longway Planetarium will highlight the puzzles of nature that meteorites help them investigate, and the quirks of human nature that are sometimes stirred by their arrival. Meteorite specimens will be available for up-close inspection. 6-8pm. Includes 7pm showing of Oceans: Our Blue Planet.

Longway Planetarium 1310 E Kearsley St., Flint


Our Kids Rock! Denim & Diamonds Event

Sponsored by Pure Bliss Salon & Spa, this signature event benefits Voices for Children’s mission to help prevent child abuse and neglect in Genesee County. The event features a silent auction, youth performances, karate expo, dancers, food and more!

Flint Golf Club 3100 Lakewood Dr., Flint


Reds, Whites and Brews 2019

Enjoy an evening of fine wines, distinctive brews, delicious food, and hors d’oeuvres at St. John Family Center in Davison. Your $35 ticket provides you with 12 beverage tastings from over 200 varieties of beer and wine. Also, unlimited food and dessert samples and music by Exit 675. There will also be a raffle and silent auction

John Family Center 505 N. Dayton St., Davison


Fri. Nov. 1 – Sat. Nov. 2


The Whiting presents: The Color Purple

The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival. Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). Don’t miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South. Friday 8-10pm, Saturday 2-4pm and 8-10pm.

The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint


Holly Hotel Comedy Club Presents: Matt Holt & Willie Griswold

Since 1983, the Holly Hotel Comedy Club has been one of the best venues for professional stand-up comedians from Los Angeles to New York.  8:30pm and 10pm shows. $15 cover charge, $12 for dining guests. For reservations, call 248.634.5208.

Holly Hotel, 110 Battle Alley, Holly


Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille: Live Entertainment

Join the Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille for Live Entertainment at the Piano Bar. Featured entertainers in November: The Comer Boys.

Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille, 302 N. LeRoy St., Fenton



Fri. Nov. 1 – Sun. Nov. 3


Flint Repertory Theatre presents: The Chairs

In a house on an island, a very old couple pass their time with private games and half-remembered stories. With brilliant eccentricity, Ionesco’s tragic farce combines a comic portrait of human folly with a magical experiment in theatrical possibilities. Enjoy this comedy starring Flint’s Kay and Michael Kelly, including an Opening Night Reception. 8-10pm, Saturday 2-4pm and 8-10pm, Sunday 2-4pm.

Flint Repertory Theatre, Bower Black Box, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint


Sat. Nov. 2


Flint Handmade: Book Lovers Fair

Enjoy this annual Book Lovers Fair featuring local artisans with many handmade goods related to books, authors, reading and libraries. Items include papercrafts, ceramics, wood signs, vintage inspired jewelry, homemade jams, soy candles, natural bath and beauty products and more. Free admission. 10am-4pm.

McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc


Flint Firebirds vs. Barrie Colts

Come cheer on your favorite Ontario Hockey League team when the Flint Firebirds play against the Barrie Colts. 3-6pm.

Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd., Flint


Big Brothers Big Sisters 75th Diamond Jubilee 

Please join community leaders, corporate sponsors, Big and Little Brothers and Sisters, and others throughout the community to pay tribute to the individuals, businesses, and organizations that have contributed to the vitality of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint and Genesee County at its 75th Diamond Jubilee. 6-9pm. Admission: $75.

The Sloan Museum


Holly Holiday Arts and Craft Show

The Holly Holiday Arts and Craft Show will provide the attendees with the opportunity to explore the display of booths crammed with handmade items for seasonal and holiday gifts for themselves and others. 9-4pm.

Holly High School, 6161 E. Holly Rd., Holly


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