Upcoming Events in the Greater Flint Area Friday April 26 – Sunday April 28



Fri. April 26-Sat. April 27

The Capitol Theatre: Black Violin

Back in Flint by an overwhelming demand! In an age where music is coming to be more and more defined by the labels given to it, Black Violin shows that music does not exist within a box, but rather exists in another space – one as open and unrestrained as the minds that produce it. Friday performance: 8-10pm. Saturday performance: 2-4pm.

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



Fenton Community Orchestra Spring Concert

The Fenton Community Orchestra presents its 9th annual Spring Concert. The concert will feature four ensembles: FCO’s Symphony Orchestra and the Fenton Jazz Orchestra, directed by Andrew Perkins; FCO’s Simply Strings, directed by Jane Ball; and Wind Ensemble, directed by Joshua Tobias. The FCO Symphony Orchestra and Fenton Jazz Orchestra will perform on both nights with FCO Simply Strings playing on Friday, and Wind Ensemble playing on Saturday. It will be a concert you don’t want to miss! Performance starts at 7:30pm. Contact information: 810.390.5020 or FentonCommunityOrchestra@gmail.com. Admission is free but donations are appreciated.

Fenton High School, Ruby F. Zima Auditorium, Fenton


The Holly Hotel Comedy Club Presents: Mike Lebovitz and Kate Brindle

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 April Sean Caldwell & Friends.

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



Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery: Live Music

Enjoy live music and the Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery every Friday and Saturday. Friday and Saturday: Donald Benjamin Band.

Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery, 5304 Gateway Center, Flint



Live Music at The Machine Shop

Friday: Paul Cauthen with Cash O’Riley & Jennifer Westwood and The Handsome Devils. $10 in advance.

Saturday: MUSHROOMHEAD with Chase the Sun & Ventana. $20 in advance.

The Machine Shop Concert Lounge, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint



Sat. April 27

Saturday Morning Community Yoga

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.

Ferris Wheel, 615 S. Saginaw St., Flint



Annual Superhero 5K Fun Run/Walk

Enjoy one of Flint areas favorite family events featuring a fun course and great venue. Every finisher will receive a custom finishers medal. The 5K Run/Walk are timed events with age-group awards. The family friendly 1K Family Fun Run remains a non-competitive event. The Flint Superhero Run promises to provide fun for the entire family. All proceeds will benefit the Voices for Children Advocacy Center, which is dedicated to serving the child victims and families of child abuse in Genesee County and enhancing the lives of all children through treatment, education and by increasing community awareness. Dressing as your favorite superhero is encouraged. 5K Race starts at 9:05 am and the Untimed 1K Family Fun Run starts at 10:35am.

Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St., Flint



Flint Handmade Spring Craft Market

This Craft Market features over 40 vendors with a large variety of unique, modern handmade items such as original illustrations, screen-printed shirts, reconstructed jewelry, knit and crocheted goods, hand-poured candles, natural bath and beauty products, plush toys and much more. The first 25 shoppers of the day receive free goodie bags filled with vendor coupons, merchandise and other treats. The Temple Dining Room will also be open for lunch along with coffee and other beverages available for purchase in the lobby. 10am-4pm.

Flint’s Downtown Masonic Temple, 755 S. Saginaw St., Flint



Crime Stoppers: Crime Victims’ Resource Fair

Crime Stoppers of Flint & Genesee County is hosting an event for victims of crime and their families. Participating agencies include local law enforcement and other businesses offering their resources and support. Contact: Julie Lopez. Admission: Free. 11am-2pm.

Berston Field House, 3300 N. Saginaw St., Flint



Sun. April 28

Longway Planetarium: Whovian Tea

Join us for a Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Tea Service. Dine on Jelly Babies, fish fingers and custard, and more as we travel through time and space. “Never turn down tea if it’s offered. It’s impolite and that’s how wars start.” – The Eighth Doctor. Time: 10-11am. Advance reservations are required. For more information, call 810-237-3427. Tickets: $12 adults, $9 youth ages 2-11, $8 members.

Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint


Live Trivia at Blondie’s Food & Spirits

Join us in The Tap Room for Live Trivia! Every Sunday from 6-8pm

Blondie’s Food & Spirits, 2520 W Hill Rd, Flint


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