Weekend Events Oct. 26-Oct. 28


Fri. Oct. 26

Treehouse Story Time: Garden Harvest

Sprout the love of reading and nature while sharing books, singing songs and making a craft. Recommended for families with children two years and older. 11am-12pm.

For-Mar Nature Preserve, 2142 N. Genesee Rd., Burton



For-Mar Nature Preserve: Full Moon Hike

Join a naturalist for a magical, full moon walk through For-Mar and experience the beauty and peace animals see at night. Recommended for families of all ages. 6:30-8pm.

For-Mar Nature Preserve, 2142 N. Genesee Rd., Burton



Flint Farmers’ Market: Comedy Night @ The Market – Season 3

Comedy Night @ The Market Season 3 kicks off with Adam Degi, Tom E. Thompson & Kara Coraci. This season opener is going to be a super funny night out. Get your tickets now. 8-10pm.

Flint Farmers’ Market, Downtown Flint



Fri. Oct. 26 – Sun. Oct. 28

U of M-Flint Theatre Presents: Peter and the Starcatcher

Using live music, song and wildly imaginative physical theatre conventions, this Tony-award winning adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels upends the old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up – aka Peter Pan. Over a dozen actors portray more than 100 unforgettable characters, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores how the bonds of friendship, duty and love can help us overcome greed and despair. Friday and Saturday Performances 7:30-9:30pm, Sunday Performance 2-4pm.


U of M-Flint Theatre & Dance University Theatre, Room 238, 303 E. Kearsley St. Flint



Halloween Ghosts & Goodies

Make your way to Crossroads Village for one of autumn’s greatest traditions. Enjoy treats and tricks, cider and donuts, little monsters and big fun for the whole family. From an Enchanted Forest to a magic show at the Colwell Opera House or the straw maze and a variety of treat stops throughout the village, it’s sure to put all in the spirit of the season. Don’t forget to top off your visit with a 40-minute ride through the autumn countryside on the famous Huckleberry Ghost Train Express or a cruise around Mott Lake on the Genesee Belle. It is recommended that Huckleberry Railroad Train tickets be purchased in advance, as the train often sells out. Weekends 12-9pm, week days 5-9pm.

Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, 6140 Bray Rd., Flint



Flint Institute of Arts’ Film Theater presents: Madame Hyde

For the weekend before Halloween, here’s a French tale with a twist. A high school science teacher undergoes some strange personality changes after she is struck by lightning during a harvest moon. Her new alter ego is confident and powerful — but dangerous. This film is not rated.

Friday and Saturday performances 7:30pm. Sunday 2pm.

Flint Institute of Arts’ Film Theater 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Sat. Oct. 27

For-Mar Nature Preserve: Mad Scientist School

Join the For-Mar scientist crew for a Halloween inspired scientist lab, which will be messy, educational and filled with spooky science fun. Recommended for families ages 5 and older.  1-3pm.

For-Mar Nature Preserve, 2142 N. Genesee Rd., Burton



Flint Public Library: Flint Literary Festival

Enjoy this literary event offering panel presentations, a local author book sale, author readings and much more. Opening reception will take place on Friday, October 26, from 4-8pm. Saturday, 10am=5pm. Recommended for families of all ages.

Flint Public Library/Main Branch, 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Humane Society of Genesee County’s 12th Annual Tricks for Treats

Dress your dog up and take them trick or treating! Think your dog’s costume is the best? Enter them in the costume contest! Raffle, cider and donuts for sale, and some awesome vendors! 12:30-3pm.

Keylore Dog Park, 7185 Gillette Rd., Flushing



Sat. Oct. 27-Sun. Oct. 28

Halloween in the Gardens

Come dressed in your family-friendly Halloween costume and look for “Tricks” and “Treats” throughout the Applewood Estate grounds. Enjoy fall decorations, participate in Halloween themed-storytime at 11:30am, a costume parade on Saturday, an obstacle course in the lower gardens, make-and-take activities (while supplies last), food samplings, strolling tours of the house and more. Admission is free!

Applewood Estate, 1400 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Stockton Center at Spring Grove Museum Halloween Bash

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

Visit this lovingly restored Italianate beauty all decorated for Halloween – Oh, the house will look creepy.

Stockton Center at Spring Grove Museum/Event Center, 720 Ann Arbor St., Flint



Flint Institute of Arts’ Film Theater: Love, Gilda

Gilda Radner, the beloved comedienne and pioneering Saturday Night Live star, is recalled in a film that weaves together recently discovered audiotapes, rare home movies and interviews with the Detroit native’s friends and colleagues. This film is not rated. Saturday and Sunday at 4pm.

Flint Institute of Arts’ Film Theater, 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint




Sun. Oct. 28

The Whiting presents: Tapology Concert

Enjoy two concerts of Jazz, Dance and Family Legacies in one – the best Tap Dance performers in the world and the best of Flint and Michigan’s youth. 7-9pm.

The Whiting, 1241 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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