Upcoming Events in the Greater Flint Area Friday May 3 – Sunday May 5


Space, music, sports, comedy…what doesn’t Flint have coming up this weekend!  Enjoy a scavenger hunt, business fair, crafts and more.  The weather’s getting better and the entertainment is warming up.  Here’s your weekend events listing for May 3-5!


Fri. May 3

Broadway Tunes, Percussion and Tango! At FIM

Flint Institute of Music presents: Larry Adkins, Cello, Stephanie Dean, Soprano and Delaina Oberman, Percussion. 1:15-2pm. Admission is free!

Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St., Flint


Longway Planetarium: First Friday: Music Under the Stars

Don’t miss this very special First Friday event! Flint Symphony Orchestra members will perform inside the dome as the stars twinkle overhead. As an added bonus, the 7pm showing of Journey to Space is also free to those attending the 6:15pm show! This event is FREE to the public, however, due to limited seating, pre-registration is required. Call 810.237.3400 to reserve your seats. Shows at 5:15pm and 6:15pm.

Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint


Fri. May 3 – Sat. May 4

The Holly Hotel Comedy Club Presents: Jef Brannan and Billy Reno

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 May: The Comer Boys.

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.

Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery, 5304 Gateway Center, Flint


Live Music at The Machine Shop

Friday: Sponge, Special 25th Anniversary of Rotting Pinata’s release concert wsg/ Sour Jane and Westfall $15 in advance

Saturday: Double headliner Metal Church & Doro Pesch of Warlock wsg/ Images of Eden $25 in advance

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


Fri. May 3 – Sun. May 5

Clio Cast and Crew Presents: Calendar Girls

When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and her best friend, Chris, resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting room. They manage to persuade four fellow WI members to pose nude with them for an “alternative” calendar, with a little help from hospital porter and amateur photographer Lawrence. The news of the women’s charitable venture spreads like wildfire, and hordes of press soon descend on the small village of Knapeley in the Yorkshire Dales. The calendar is a success, but Chris and Annie’s friendship is put to the test under the strain of their new-found fame. Friday and Saturday 7:30-9:30pm. Sunday 2:30-4:30pm.

Clio Cast and Crew, Theatre 57, 2220 W. Vienna Rd., Clio


Sat. May 4

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


Flint Handmade: Star Wars Day – May the 4th Be with You Scavenger Hunt & Coloring Party

Teams of up to six can choose between a Crafty or Star Wars Scavenger Hunt. Prizes will be awarded to everyone who completes the hunt and one randomly selected winner will receive a grand prize. Recommended for families of all ages. 10am-3pm. Free admission.

Barnes & Noble, Genesee Valley Center, 4370 Miller Rd., Flint


Flint Farmers’ Market: YQ Biz – Youth Business Fair

More than 30 YouthQuest student-run businesses will sell their own products at the YQ Biz Youth Business Fair at the Flint Farmers’ Market from 10am-2pm. Products for sale will include: jewelry, candles, bath bombs, décor, slime, sweet treats and so much more! Great Mother’s Day gifts! YouthQuest is a program of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and is made possible through the generous support of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and 21st Century Community Learning Centers.
Flint Farmers’ Market, 200 E. First St., Flint


The Kentucky Derby Affair at The FIA

The Kentucky Derby Affair will feature viewing of the 2019 Kentucky Derby, a Silent Auction with items from Neiman Marcus Troy, Gaines Jewelry, Pure Bliss Salon & Spa, Sugarfina: A Luxury Candy Boutique, and more! Food by Table & Tap and music by DJ Peter McFray! Contact: Marissa Pierce. Admission is $75 per person or free for members of The Contemporaries. Tickets are available online. Event is from 5-8pm.

Flint Institute of Art 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint


Pure Pro Wrestling presents: Fandemonium

Join Pure Pro Wrestling for a great night of family friendly pro wrestling action at Flint Iceland Arenas! This is our Fandemonium event where YOU, the PPW fans, get to vote on all match stipulations for the entire card! Please keep an eye on our social media accounts @PPWPower for voting information. This is WWE style pro wrestling, family friendly and lots of fun! Bleacher seats start at $6; VIP seating starts at $12. Concessions on site. Tickets are available at pureprowrestling.net or at the door. VIP tickets are limited. All ages show. 5:30-9pm. GA doors open at 6pm, bell time is 7pm.

Flint Iceland Arenas 1160 Elms Rd., Flint


Flint City Bucks Vs. Detroit City FC

Join the crowd at the Flint City Bucks inaugural game at Atwood Stadium! It’s sure to be a raucous affair when the rowdy supporters of Detroit City FC come to town. Tickets start at $5 for kids, and $10 for adults. Kick-off is slated for 7pm.


Sat. May 4 – Sun May 5

Flint School of Performing Arts Festival of Dance 2019

This beautiful dance performance features four Dance Division ensembles: Children’s Performance Workshop, Youth Dance Ensemble, the Adult Ballet Ensemble and the Flint Youth Ballet. Saturday performance 7:30-9:30pm. Sunday performance 3-5pm.

U of M-Flint Theatre & Dance, 373-599 E. Kearsley St., Rm. 238, Flint


Sun. May 5

Longway Planetarium: Revenge of the Fifth Tea

Embrace your dark side and enjoy a tea service celebrating the Revenge of the Fifth. Enjoy intergalactic fare and out of this world tea. For more information, call 810.237.3427. 10-11am. Tickets: $12 adults, $9 youth 2-11, $7 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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