Information and dates are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm.
November 16: “Ladies Night Out” at Crossroads Village, 6140 Bray Road, Flint * (800) 648-PARK * geneseecountyparks.org
- (Event runs 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.) This ladies only extravaganza offers a variety of vendors selling homemade soaps, candy, fresh wreaths, folk art, hand-crafted jewelry and other unique holiday gift items. Also, get a preview of all the Holiday Magic happening in the Village with shops stocked to the ceiling with present ideas. Enjoy this one-night, once-a-year evening of shopping, laughing, food and fun with the girls!
November 20: “Night Hike” at For-Mar Nature Preserve, 2142 Genesee Road, Burton * (800) 648-PARK * geneseecountyparks.org
- (Hike runs 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.) Come test your night vision skills and learn about nocturnal animals while traveling the trails on this naturalist led hike through For-Mar. Recommended for families of all ages.
November 20 & 21: University of Michigan Men’s Hockey at Crystal Fieldhouse Ice Arena, 5371 Daly Farms Drive, Burton * (810) 744-0800 * crystalfh.com
- (Games begin 7 p.m.) Watch two full nights of exciting hockey when the University of Michigan Men’s Hockey team plays against Michigan State University!
November 21: “Super Saturday Storytime” at the Flint Public Library (Main Branch), 1026 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 232-7111 * fpl.info
- (Event runs 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.) Join a library staff member for themed stories, literacy and hands-on activities in the Children’s Room. Recommended for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school ages.
November 21: “Christmas Rocks II” at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 237-7333 * thewhiting.com
- (Performance begins 2:30 p.m.) For the 43rd consecutive year, the popular 250-voice CMI Concert Choir will present their annual concert series featuring favorite selections to launch the holiday season. Don’t miss this powerful family celebration with production, pageantry, visuals, costuming, special effects, sound, creative lighting and excellent musical talent. The audience will also enjoy participation and surprise gifts.
November 21: “Lynne Calloway and Lydia Seale” in concert at The New McCree Theatre, 2040 W. Carpenter Road, Flint * (810) 787-2200 * thenewmccreetheatre.com
- (Performance begins 7 p.m.) Enjoy this pre-Thanksgiving concert featuring gospel divas Lynne Calloway and Lydia Seale.
November 21 & 22: Flint Firebirds Hockey at Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Road, Flint * (810) 744-0580 * flintfirebirds.com
- (Games begin Saturday 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 5 p.m.) The Flint Firebirds will play against the Barrie Colts from Ontario on Saturday night and the Erie Otters from Pennsylvania on Sunday. The Firebirds are part of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and represent a continuation of Flint’s rich hockey tradition.
November 16 – 22: Sloan Museum 1221 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 237-3450 * sloanlongway.org
- (Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.) Enjoy regional history, historic automobiles and hands-on science activities where children and adults can explore principles of chemistry and physics through exhibits and staff presentations.
- “Top Secret: License To Spy” – This hands-on exhibit focuses on the science and technology of spying and a fascinating journey into the secret, shadowy world of espionage. Created by the renowned Scitech in Perth, Australia, and based around a James Bond-style fantasy of exotic locations, come investigate leads, gather intelligence and uncover clues to solve a double-agent mystery.
- “Collecting Flint from A to Z” – The Sloan Museum has a lot of artifacts, nearly 400,000 of them! You name it, they probably have one. A large, eclectic collection is required to accurately record life in Flint and Genesee County over the last 200 years. This exhibit highlights 26 groups from Sloan’s vast and varied collection, normally hidden away in storage. Each alphabetized set reveals something about Flint’s shared history. See historic automobiles and firearms, radios and wedding dresses, beer, blueprints and everything in-between.
- “Flint and The American Dream” – Relive Flint’s dramatic history, as the birthplace of General Motors comes to life with over 600 artifacts and photographs, including rare antique automobiles, colorful neon signs, period clothing, household furnishings, commercial goods and much more. Encounter the ups and downs of General Motors, the birth of the UAW and what life was like in Flint during the 50s, 60s and 70s.
November 16 – 22: Sea Life Michigan Aquarium 4316 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills * (866) 622-0605 * visitsealife.com/michigan
- (Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – last entry is one hour prior to closing time) Located at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, get transported into an amazing underwater world. Come nose-to-nose with sharks and prepare for astonishingly close views of everything from humble seahorses to graceful rays. Walk through an underwater Ocean Tunnel, encounter more than 5,000 sea creatures, hold a crab and touch a sea star at the Touchpool. Meet Benson, a young Green Sea turtle that was rescued after being struck by a boat in Florida. Benson now has permanent damage to his shell and spine and can’t dive for food, so he will never be able to be released back into the wild. Also, experience and participate in daily fun talks and feed shows.
November 16 – 22: Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 237-3409 or 237-3400 * sloanlongway.org
- “The Accidental Astronauts” (Show starts 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturday & Sunday 1:30 p.m.) Follow the adventures of Cy and Annie and their dog, Armstrong, as they embark on an unexpected journey into space. Explore the Earth, Sun and Moon system with a wise-cracking starship computer.
- “To Space and Back” (Show starts 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday only) Take this incredible journey from the far reaches of our universe, to our own planet, and learn how technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use daily. What’s happening above is coming back down to earth!
- “Skies Over Michigan” (Show starts 3:30 p.m. daily) Learn about the rotation of the Earth, find the North Star and the way around the night sky, what a constellation is and which are visible in the current night sky. Also, learn about Moon phases, the daily and monthly motion of the Moon through the sky, visible planets and their movement among the stars.
- “Violent Universe” (Show starts 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday only) The beauty of a starlet sky conceals the violent forces at work within our universe. From the upheaval of a giant star that explodes to release its material into space, to a future encounter between the Earth and a large asteroid that is too close for comfort, witness the forces that hold the universe together and occasionally try to rip it apart.
- “Sea Monsters” (Show starts 7 p.m. Friday & Saturday only) Journey 80 million years back as National Geographic’s powerful storytelling immerses all in this life-or-death drama of an age when mighty dinosaurs dominated the land and an equally astonishing assortment of ferocious creatures swarmed, hunted and fought for survival beneath the vast, mysterious prehistoric seas.
- “Pink Floyd Dark Side: The Light Show” (Show starts 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday only) Experience Pink Floyd’s iconic album as never before in this brand new, one-of-a-kind show featuring 4k visuals, brilliant LED sequences and incredibly clear 5.1 surround sound – all set to the music of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. Contains adult language.
November 17 – 22: Flint Children’s Museum 1602 W. University Avenue, Flint * (810) 767-5437 * thefcm.org
- (Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.) Come explore and awaken your imagination, where the power of play inspires lifelong learning through over 40 hands-on educational and fun exhibits. Recommended for ages 2 to 10.
- “Eat Well, Play Well” – Hop in and check out this traveling exhibit from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. Kids will learn the importance of eating right and how easy it is to exercise through play.
November 20 – 22: Buick Automotive Gallery & Research Center, 303 Walnut Street, Flint * (810) 237-3440 or 237-3450 * sloanlongway.org
- (Open Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. – call 24 hours in advance for all other appointments) The Gallery displays over 25 classical and concept locally built automobiles featuring five one-of-a-kind concept cars – a 1954 Wildcat II, Centurion, Arrow, Phantom and an XP. Also on display is an extensive renovated Buick Bug and a 1954 Buick Skylark Convertible. There were only 836 Skylarks made in 1954, all made in Flint, and probably fewer than 100 survive today.
- “2 BY 2 – Dynamic Duos” – All vehicles at Buick Gallery have one thing in common; they helped shape the lives of the people of Flint & Genesee. But, with 100 in collection, there are bound to be more similarities than that. This exhibit breaks automobiles into couples that are natural twosomes. Some of these couples are obvious, like a set of Indianapolis 500 Pace Cars, while others are less obvious and require some research such as what is the connection between the Whiting and the Little, two of Flint’s “orphan” car companies? Or what binds a Buick racer to a Chevrolet production car? Come find out!
November 21: Whaley Historic House Museum, 624 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 471-4714 * whaleyhouse.com
- (Open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with last tour starting at 12 p.m. – call ahead for all other requested tour dates and times) Built in 1884 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Whaley House is filled with hundreds of family and period artifacts that tell the story of the Whaley’s and Victorian Era Flint. Tours last about an hour and include the 1st and 2nd floors of the home.
Art & Culture
November 16 – 22: Flint Institute of Arts (FIA), 1120 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 234-1695 * flintarts.org
- (Monday-Thursday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) Visit the FIA and browse through their outstanding collections of American, European, Native American, African and Asian art, including paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and decorative arts featuring a complete set of 17th century French tapestries.
- “Decorative to Dangerous: The Art of Metalwork” – This exhibit explores how artists transformed various metals, from precious to commonplace, into fantastic works of art and features a variety of objects, from jewelry to weaponry, that showcases a spectrum of metalworking techniques.
- “Collecting Prints” – Opening to the public on Saturday, this exhibition illustrates FIA’s commitment to building a well-rounded, permanent collection of prints and includes works by Albrecht Durer, Chuck Close and Jim Dine. From the Old Masters to contemporary artists, the exhibit offers an opportunity to explore a wide range of styles and subjects, as well as numerous techniques for printmaking.
November 17, 19 & 21: Art at the Market Gallery at Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First Street, Flint * (810) 238-9202 * artatthemarket.com
- (Open Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Located in the Flint Farmers’ Market, enjoy browsing, and purchasing, at this unique art gallery showcasing over 30 local artists original artwork. Art at the Market is a non-profit organization that is solely operated by the artists.
November 19 – 21: Buckham Gallery, 134 ½ W. Second Street, Flint * (810) 239-6233 * buckhamgallery.org
- (Open 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.) Founded in 1984, Buckham Gallery is an artist-run, not-for-profit exhibition and performance space that features artists from as many diverse locations as possible. It is the philosophy of the gallery to create an open atmosphere which allows both emerging and established artists to take charge of their own creative pursuits.
November 20 – 22: The Flint Community Players presents “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” at Tom & Bea Nobles Performance Hall, 2462 S. Ballenger Hwy, Flint * Box Office (810) 441-9302 / Main (810) 235-6963 * flintcommunityplayers.com
- (Performances begin Friday & Saturday 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 2:30 p.m.) Based on the classic comedy film starring Sir Michael Caine and Steve Martin, be transported to the French Riviera and its decadent underworld, as two seasoned swindlers attempt to hoodwink a millionaire heiress. As the pair compete in the true art of the con, they discover there is only room for one of them.
November 20 – 22: “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” at the Flint Institute of Arts’ Film Theater 1120 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 234-1695 * flintarts.org
- (Film begins Friday & Saturday 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m.) Based on Phoebe Gloeckner’s best-selling novel, this drama concerns a teen who has complicated relationships with her mother and her mom’s boyfriend. This film is rated R.
- Friday night is “Date Night” at the theater. Couples can enjoy two film tickets and two drinks paired with an appetizer. A full menu is also available at The Palette Café offering daily specials along with soups, coffee, sandwiches, salads and pastries. This package is available from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
November 16 – 21: Public Ice Skating at Flint Iceland Arena 1160 S. Elms Road, Flint * (810) 635-8487 * flinticeland.com
- (Open Monday through Saturday – check website above for hours of operation and events) Enjoy the sport of ice skating with friends and family. Public skating sessions are a great way to get out on the ice, get some exercise and have fun while doing it. Public skating schedule is subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm times.
November 16 – 22: Ice Skating at Crystal Fieldhouse Ice Arena, 5371 Daly Farms Drive, Burton * (810) 744-0800 * crystalfh.com
- (Open Monday through Sunday – check website above for hours of operation and events) Enjoy public skate, drop-in hockey, stick-n-puck, broomball, birthday parties, field trips and group discounts at Crystal Fieldhouse Ice Arena. Home of the U-of-M Flint Hockey men and women’s teams, STRIDA Hockey, the Elite Skating Academy and GFHA Youth Hockey, enjoy this newly renovated community facility featuring two ice arenas and a Skater’s Bar & Grill. Public skating schedule is subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm times.
November 16 – 22: IMAX Trillium Theatre in Grand Blanc/NCG Cinemas, 8220 Trillium Circle Avenue, Grand Blanc * Show Times (810) 695-5000 * Office (810) 953-0650 * ncgmovies.com/grand-blanc/
- 16 – 18: “Spectre: An IMAX Experience” – A cryptic message from Bonds past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind Spectre. This film is rated PG-13. Shows are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm.
- 19 – 22: “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2: An IMAX Experience” – This movie brings The Hunger Games franchise to its powerful final chapter, in which Katniss Everdeen realizes the stakes are no longer just for survival, but for the future.
November 16 – 22: Chuck E. Cheese’s, 3489 Miller Road, Flint * (810) 733-7404 * chuckecheese.com
- (Open Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.) Chuck E. Cheese’s is the ultimate place “Where a Kid Can Be a Kid” and parents can enjoy every moment. That’s why Chuck E. himself takes pride in providing a safe, family-friendly environment offering video games, high-tech simulator rides, skytubes, kiddie rides for the little ones, live stage shows and more. Admission is free and games are always just one token.
November 16 – 22: Rollhaven Skate & Fun Center (2 locations) * rollhaven.com
- Flint/Grand Blanc * 5313 S. Saginaw, Flint * (810) 694-4533, (Open Monday through Sunday – check website above for hours of operation and events) Located in Grand Blanc Township, families can enjoy open skate sessions, adult skate, friends & family skate, kid specials, a Friday Nite Live skate, Junior Roller Derby, laser tag, a giant soft play area and more.
- Flushing * 3464 Ann Drive, Flushing * (810) 659-7260, (Open Monday through Sunday – check website above for hours of operation and events) Rollhaven Skate & Fun Center in Flushing has fun for everyone with open skate sessions, Friday Nite Live skate, Sunday FunDay, CannonBlaster and a huge soft playground area.
November 20 & 21: “Cosmic Red Pin Bowling” at Grand Blanc Lanes 5301 S. Saginaw Road, Flint * (810) 771-4273 * grandblanclanes.com
- (Bowling runs 9:15 p.m. to 1 a.m.) Come rock, dance and bowl a strike when a red headpin appears, and win a prize! Grand Blanc Lanes also offers a snack bar, lounge, bumper bowling, automatic scorers and a pro shop.
November 16 – 22: Genesee Valley Center 3341 S. Linden Road, Flint * (810) 732-4000 * geneseemall.com
- “Shop until you drop” at Flint’s 1.3 million square feet of shopping space anchored by Macy’s, JC Penney, Sears and Burlington Coat Factory. Find those unique buys at the Center’s one-of-a-kind shops and markets such as Buckle and Forever 21. The Outdoor Village offers 65,000 square feet of boulevard-style shopping and national tenants, including Bar Louie, Chico’s and more. Visit website above for coupon savings and hours of operations.
November 16 – 22: Courtland Center Mall, 4190 E. Court Street, Burton * (810) 744-0742 * courtlandcenter.com
- Conveniently located off I-69, Courtland Center offers 472,000 square feet of enclosed shopping featuring national retail anchors including JC Penney, Staples, Jo-Ann Superstore and Dunham’s Sports. Visit more than 50 retailers and eateries while enjoying this friendly shopping experience with convenient parking. Visit website above for special store offers and hours of operation.
November 16 – 22: Birch Run Premium Outlets, 12240 S. Beyer Road, Birch Run * (989) 624-6226 * premiumoutlets.com
- Find incredible values on all the new season fashions with up to a 65% discount on every day savings. Shop at over 145 well-known brand name stores such as the Pottery Barn Outlet, COACH Factory and the Nike Factory Store. Visit website above for a list of additional in-store promotions and hours of operation.
November 16 – 22: Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, 4000 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills * (877) 746-7452 * greatlakescrossingoutlets.com
- Great Lakes Crossing Outlets is the market’s dominant retail outlet and entertainment destination, attracting customers throughout the Midwest and Canada. With 185 manufacturer’s outlets and traditional retail stores, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets is Michigan’s only enclosed value-regional mall. Visit website above for special coupon savings and hours of operation.
November 16 – 22: Carriage Town Antique Center, 503 Garland Street, Flint * (810) 238-1444 * carriagetownantiquecenter.com
- (Open Monday-Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) Housed in a restored Art Deco warehouse, Carriage Town Antique Center has a fantastic mix of quality antiques, vintage collectibles and exquisite art. Browse two levels for antique furniture, glass, pottery, silver, vintage clothing, primitive pieces, period lighting and vintage Christmas all year round.
November 17, 19 & 21: Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First Street, Flint * (810) 232-1399 * flintfarmersmarket.com
- (Open Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Open year-round, shop Flint’s 32,000 square feet city market featuring over 50 inside vendors selling produce, including fresh, locally grown foods, a meat market, poultry, breads and baked goods, cheese, a wine shop, art gallery, flowers, gourmet coffees, crafts, fine arts and more. Also, enjoy breakfast and lunch at the Market’s “Steady Eddy’s”, a unique café where the veggies meet the eggs & bacon and the tuna melts meet the veggie burgers. A majority of their menu is purchased from Market vendors (open Tuesday through Friday).
Dining with Entertainment
November 16 – 21: Cranberries Café, 10250 Hegel Road, Goodrich * (810) 636-3409 * cranberriescafe.com
- (Open for lunch Monday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and for dinner Tuesday-Thursday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday & Saturday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.) Enjoy great food and drinks, including Michigan beers on tap, while relaxing in this 1917 building featuring its original tin ceiling and flooring, an antique cherry bar and an original floral icebox, from northern Michigan, now converted into a wine cooler. Dine at Cranberries on Wednesday and receive a bottle of wine half off with dinner. Or, visit on Thursday and enjoy live entertainment, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., with guitar and vocals by Maria Rose this week. Also, on Saturday beginning at 6 p.m., join Cranberries for a fun night filled with fall-themed martinis (reservations recommended).
November 16 – 22: Beale Street Smokehouse BBQ, 2461 North Road, Fenton * (810) 750-0507 * bealestreetsmokehouse.com
- (Call for hours of operation) Using the highest quality meats, enjoy tasty pulled pork and chicken, brisket, St. Louis and baby-back ribs, Michigan craft beers on tap and in bottles and more. Beale Street offers that “Juke Joint” atmosphere with live weekend music, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., featuring Sweet Willie Tea Friday night and Mike Espy on Saturday.
November 16 – 22: Brickstreet of Grand Blanc, 1223 E. Grand Blanc Road, Grand Blanc * (810) 603-2114 * brickstreetbarandgrill.com
- (Open at 11 a.m. Monday – Friday and at 12 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday) Famous for fresh seafood, house-cut steaks and signature entrees, enjoy lunch, dinner and drinks in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere. Relax with live lounge entertainment with Bobby Standal every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, starting at 7 p.m., and Bob Adado starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Brickstreet also offers a weekly Sunday Brunch & Bloody Mary Bar from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (reservations suggested).
November 16 – 22: Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille, 302 N. Leroy Street, Fenton * (810) 750-9463 * fentonhotel.com
- (Monday-Thursday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday & Saturday 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.) The Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille stands solid and hospitable, greeting hungry patrons as it did when it was first built while the railroads came to Fenton in 1856. A daily menu is available with a variety of delicious choices including fresh fish, savory steaks, comfort food and more. Live piano bar entertainment begins at 7 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday and at 8 p.m. on Friday & Saturday.
November 16 – 22: The Rough Draught Coffee & Barroom, 134 N. Leroy Street, Fenton * (810) 714-3005 * roughdraughtbarroom.com
- (Monday 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday & Wednesday 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday & Friday 5 a.m. to 12 a.m., Saturday 6 a.m. to 12 a.m. and Sunday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.) Come experience this unique reminiscent of an old bar in an industrial building with reclaimed brick, lighting and other structural elements offering a unique selection of craft beers and cocktails and exceptional wines. Baristas are on staff to brew up the perfect latte, cappuccino or gourmet coffee. A light menu is also available offering breakfast and lunch sandwiches, burgers, salads and more all specially prepared with house made ingredients. Every Saturday, enjoy live acoustic tunes by local artists.
November 16 – 22: Sherman’s Lounge, 4211 Fenton Road, Flint * (810) 233-7057 * shermanslounge.com
- (Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 2 a.m.) Home to Flint’s Finest Entertainment for nearly 50 years, enjoy the best of live, local bands during “Wicked” Wednesdays and Friday and Saturday nights. This weekend, Remedy – Karin Elizabeth takes the stage Friday evening and the group Still Rain performs Saturday – both start at 9:30 p.m. Sherman’s features a fully stocked bar, multiple flat-screen TVs, three pool tables, video games, keno and more. Their menu offers pizza, subs, signature sandwiches and a variety of other tasty dishes.
November 17 – 22: Fenton Winery & Brewery (FWB), 1370 N. Long Lake Road, Fenton * (810) 373-4194 * fentonwinery.com
- (Tuesday-Thursday 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday & Saturday 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.) Founded in 2007, the FWB began as a typical winery featuring 15 wines and a tasting bar. They now offer a variety of beers on tap and over 20 wine choices (3 on tap) with a steady rotation of seasonal wines and specialties. FWB also offers a retail store “Taproom” to purchase those favorites, a delicious menu, wine & beer samplings and live entertainment most weekends starting at 8 p.m.
November 20: The Jewel of Grand Blanc, 5270 Perry Road, Grand Blanc * (810) 694-5960 * jewelgolf.com
- (Open 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. or later) Located inside Grand Blanc Golf Club, The Jewel of Grand Blanc offers Friday night country entertainment featuring DJ “Dan Richards” and line dancing from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Adjacent to The Jewel, also operated by Grand Blanc Golf Club, is Grand Blanc’s superior Irish Pub, Paddy McGee’s, serving an all-day full breakfast and a lunch and dinner menu along with drink specials (open daily).
November 19: “After Dark” at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 237-7333 * thewhiting.com
- (Event runs 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.) This week, enjoy music trivia night at The Whiting’s After Dark and come test your knowledge of music, songs and artists. Teams may register up to 6 members for prizes. There will also be free food from Freakin Unbelievable Burgers, drink specials and happy hour from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Must be 18 years and older to attend.
November 19 & 21: Red Ink Flint Local 432 Concert Venue, 124 W. First Street, Flint * redinkflint.org
- (Open Thursday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.) This all-ages venue features performing arts programming, primarily live music, but also theatre, dance, comedy and more. Most of its audience, and musicians, are high school and college-age students. The club is known for its diversity. On Thursday, participate in some Simpson’s trivia and see if your team is smarter than the other Simpsons nerds in town. There will be prizes for first place and best team name. Saturday, enjoy live performances by Koji, Grey Gordon, She the Spektor, Tim Korenich and Unison. Shows are subject to change without notice. Please check the website above to confirm.
November 20 & 21: The Machine Shop Concert Lounge, 3539 S. Dort Highway, Flint * (810) 715-2650 * themachineshop.info
- (Doors open at 7 p.m. for all shows unless otherwise noted) The Machine Shop hosts live rock-n-roll, metal and outlaw country events weekly. Friday is tribute night as the group Toolology performs songs by Tool, Stellar performs a tribute to Incubus and Six Feet of Grace takes the stage with a tribute to Candlebox. On Saturday, the group Royal Bliss performs with special guests Sour Jane, Reigh and Cash O’Riley. Shows are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm.
November 20 & 21: Historic Holly Hotel Comedy Club, 110 Battle Alley, Holly * (248) 634-5208 * hollyhotel.com
- (Shows begin 8:30 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.) Enjoy professional stand-up comedy featuring a variety of local and national entertainers with Dave Landau in the club this weekend with special guest Dan Currie.
November 20 & 21: Sequoia Wine Bar and Martini Lounge, 5304 Gateway Centre Drive, Flint * (810) 233-8000 * theredwoodlodge.com
- (Live music begins 9 p.m.) Located inside the Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery, the Sequoia Lounge presents live music with Elizabeth Reed performing this weekend.