What to do in the Greater Flint Area Dec. 14 – Dec. 16


Fri. Dec. 14

2nd Friday ARTWALK

Partake in delicious foods, tasty beverages, live music and the works of various artists on display throughout a variety of Downtown Flint art galleries and businesses, including The Local Grocer, which hosts an evening of social crafting with Flint Handmade, along with a display of framed prints and handmade goods from local artists. Stop by the Greater Flint Arts Council, 601 S. Saginaw St. for this month’s walking map, while supplies last. 6-9pm.

Flint’s Downtown Entertainment District, Saginaw Street, Flint



Movies at The Capitol Theatre: Elf the Movie

Visit The Capitol Theatre for a screening of Elf the Movie from 7:30-9:30pm.

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




Detroit Redwings Darren McCarty Comedy Night on the Ice

Sinclair Entertainment presents Comedy Night on the Ice with four-time Stanley Cup Champion Darren McCarty and friends. There will be a meet and greet after the event. Must be 18 years or older to attend. Drinks will be served for 21-plus. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Show 8-10pm. General Admission: $20.

Crystal Fieldhouse, 5371 Daly Farms Dr., Burton



Fri. Dec. 14-Sun. Dec. 16

Christmas at Crossroads — Holiday Magic

Visit Crossroads Village where thousands of lights sparkle like tiny stars throughout the village with live entertainment, model trains, holiday music, costumed villagers making vintage crafts, shops full of great holiday gifts and Santa bringing smiles to faces of all ages. Ride the Huckleberry Railroad for a festive night-time ride. It is recommended that Huckleberry Railroad Train tickets be purchased in advance, as the train often sells out. Open 4-9pm.

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



Flint Repertory Theatre presents: The Little Prince

All grown-ups were once children… but only few of them remember it. In the middle of the Sahara Desert, a stranded aviator meets the Little Prince, who hails from a small, faraway asteroid. Their dreamlike journey unfolds across a universe sparking our imaginations along the way. There will be an opening night reception following Friday’s performance. Friday 7-9pm, and Saturday 2-4pm and 7-9pm, Sunday 2-4pm.

Flint Repertory Theatre, Bower Theater, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint



UM-Flint Open Ice Skate

Have some family fun skating at the UM-Flint Ice Skating rink. Friday 5-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 12-4pm. Admission is free. Skate Rental $3 or bring you own skates. No hockey sticks/pucks or any other equipment or play items allowed during open skate. Rink may be cleared periodically for ice resurfacing. Rink will close for inclement weather or poor ice conditions.
University Pavilion, 303 S. Saginaw St., Flint

Sat. Dec. 15

Donuts with Dinosaurs

Join Sloan Museum at Courtland Center for a morning of dinosaur fun. Visit with a friendly T. Rex, enjoy donuts and milk and explore the Dinosaurs Unearthed exhibit from 9-10am.

Sloan Museum at Courtland Center Mall, 4190 E. Court St., Flint
Accessible through the main mall entrance near El Cozumel Mexican Restaurant

Flint Children’s Museum: Breakfast with Santa

Visit the Flint Children’s Museum for some holiday fun and have breakfast with Santa along with other activities. Seats are available: 9:30-10:30 am and 11am-12pm. Seating is limited and advance tickets are first-come-first-served.

Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint



Michigan Buick Event Center presents: ZOSO —The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience

Zoso —The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience formed in 1995 to perform the most accurate and captivating Led Zeppelin live show since the real thing. For Zoso, it’s much more than just being a tribute. It’s about touching a golden era in music.

7-11pm. Doors open at 7pm.Show starts at 8pm. Admission fee: $25

Buick City Event Center, 812 Leith St., Flint


Comedy Night with a Bang & Mike Geeter

Sinclair Entertainment presents Comedy Night with a Bang with Mike Geeter, Melanie Hearn and Germaine Gebhart, from 8-9:30pm. As an Ivy League dropout and community college graduate from Pontiac, Mike Geeter brings a pointed look at life, family and relationships that few others can — or should. A portion of all ticket sales will go toward fireworks for the Festival of Flags event.

Copper Ridge Golf Course, 8475 East Atherton Rd., Davison


Sat. Dec. 15-Sun. Dec. 16

Holiday Pops with the Flint Symphony Orchestra

Catch the holiday spirit with the Flint Symphony Orchestra, the Flint Symphony Chorus and community singers, and hosts Angie Hendershot and Matt Franklin of ABC 12, as they come together to bring you festive favorites. Friday performance 7-9pm., Sunday performance 3-5pm.

The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Sunday, Dec. 16

This is Me: Fashion Show and Fundraiser for Special Needs Kids

This Fashion show and fundraiser from 4-7pm is for special needs children and adults! A portion of the proceeds will go to the Autism Support and Research Center in Flint.

Mott Community Event Center, 1402 E. Court St., Flint


Live Trivia at Blondie’s Food & Spirits

Get ready for some fun 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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