Fri. Sept. 20
Produced by Hackett Miller, Inc. and currently in its 10th season, Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show is a critically acclaimed musical, theatrical production which has performed to rave reviews by critics and audience members throughout the U.S. Having their own personal connection to the iconic legends they portray; producers Sandy Hackett and Lisa Dawn Miller can tell this story like no one else. 8-10pm.
The Capitol Theatre, 140 E. 2nd St., Flint
Fri. Sept. 20 – Sun. Sept. 22
This Pulitzer Prize winning play is about an old, converted vegetable shop where Tillie lives, and is more like a madhouse than a home. Tillie’s mother, Beatrice, is bitter and cruel, yet desperate for her daughters’ love. Her sister, Ruth, suffers epileptic fits and sneaks cigarettes every chance she gets. In the midst of chaos, Tillie struggles to keep her focus and dreams alive. Tillie —- keeper of rabbits, dreamer of atoms, true believer in life, hope and the effect of gamma rays on man-in-the-moon marigolds. Today, enjoy a post-show talk back. Two performances: Friday 8-10pm, Saturday 2-4pm and 8-10pm, Sunday 2-4pm.
Flint Repertory Theatre, Elgood Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint
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
Join the Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille for Live Entertainment at the Piano Bar. Featured entertainers in September: Eric Bontekoe & Shannon Dion.
Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille, 302 N. LeRoy St., Fenton
Sat. Sept. 21
Tour of Historic Glenwood Cemetery
Come out and experience a historic tour of Flint’s beautiful Glenwood Cemetery, which was founded in 1857 and is the final resting place of many of Genesee County’s most illustrious citizens. During the tour, you’ll see the names of lumber barons, Civil War veterans, Michigan governors, pioneers of the carriage and automotive industries, Genesee County’s earliest citizen and Charles Stewart Mott. Please RSVP via Facebook messenger at Facebook.com, by calling 810.410. 4605 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a walking tour and is not handicap accessible. There are no public bathrooms or running water at the cemetery. Admission is free. 9:30-11am.
Glenwood Cemetery, 2500 W. Court St., Flint
Come enjoy the last days of summer with a lawn party at the Whaley Historic House Museum from 10am-3pm. Featuring live music, performances will be by the Steve Wood Trio 10-11:45am, Harmony Town Barbershop Chorus 12-1pm, and Modestina 1:15-3pm. The event features food trucks, classic lawn games, and a raffle! Picnic blankets are welcome at this event which will happen rain or shine! Tours of the house will be available from 10am-2pm. Parking is available at Walker Place. This program was sponsored by the Greater Flint Arts Council Share Art Genesee Grant Program, made possible by the Genesee County Arts Education & Cultural Enrichment Millage funds. Free admission.
Whaley Historic House Museum 624 East Kearsley St., Flint
Join Factory Two for a diverse, fun and engaging day of making in Downtown Flint and learn more about Flint’s making movement. The Festival brings together local artisans, entrepreneurs, hobbyists and young makers to celebrate the making spirit and share their creations with the public and will feature the work of local youth entrepreneurs and creatives alongside several Make & Take activities, a blacksmith demo, a demonstration kitchen and a performance stage with a unique blend of entertainment throughout the day. 10am-3pm. Free admission.
Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. 1st St., Flint
Stockton House was constructed in 1872 by Thomas and Maria Stockton. In 1920, their grandson sold the property to the Archdiocese of Detroit for the establishment of a hospital, to be operated by the Sisters of St. Joseph. Then, in 2002, the house was purchased by For Flint Investments. It was renovated in 2005 and designated as a Michigan Historical Site and State Historical Marker. Visit this hidden gem of Flint and learn about its unique history. 1-4pm.
Stockton House Museum, 720 Ann Arbor St., Flint
Sat. Sept. 21-Sun. Sept. 22
Enjoy two days of family fun celebrating fall with wagon and train rides, a cider playground, donuts, a corn maze, bounce houses, Zip Lines, a craft fair and a variety of harvest wines.
Spicer Orchards Farm Market & Winery, 10411 Clyde Rd., Fenton
Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century where patrons will 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 17 themed stages featuring comedy, theater shows and music. While strolling the village, enjoy a variety of 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. This weekend, enjoy all the special events and a harvest artisan market. Make sure to stop by the scarecrow competition and cast your vote for your favorite scarecrow. Don’t forget to check out the BBQ competition while you’re in the Valley of Aberdare! Open 10am-7pm daily, rain or shine! Free parking.
Michigan Renaissance Festival, 12600 Dixie Hwy. Holly