3 Places for Fun & Games in Genesee County

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Pokemon GO! has brought out the inner gamer in an estimated 25 million daily users. Whether you’re among them or not, there are plenty of ways to kick back and have some fun in Genesee County. 

LIKE RIDDLES?

Take part in a real-life adventure game at Michigan Escape Games (9023 Davison Road, Davison). After selecting their preferred theme, players must solve several clues in order to escape from a locked room within 60 minutes. For instance, in one of the rooms, participants learn that the Centers for Disease Control has accidentally released a contagion capable of wiping out the entire population of earth. There’s a single vial of anti-virus located somewhere in the lab but your team has only an hour to find it. After that, the damage is done!

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For details, call (820) 652-6165 or visit www.michiganescapegames.com.  

PREFER BOARD GAMES? 

Pull up a seat at Card Table Republic – A Board Game Lounge (8427 Davison Road, Davison). This is a place where, or a small fee, people of all ages can choose among more than 500 board, card and dice games to play with friends and family. The selection includes both classic games (e.g., Monopoly, Life, Battleship and Trouble) as well as newer games (i.e., Ticket To Ride, Catan, Carcassonne and Cards Against Humanity). Even better, the snack bar offers Michigan-made products like Faygo and Better Made chips.

The facility is open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday; noon to 11 p.m. Saturday; and 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

For more info, call (810) 652-6363 or visit www.cardtablerepublic.com

LOVE TO FEEL THE WIND IN YOUR HAIR?

Hop in a go-kart at Extreme Indoor Kart Racing (2259 W. Vienna Road, Clio). Visitors to Michigan’s largest indoor kart track usually lap the 1/4-mile track about 8 to 10 times in a given race. Adults reach speeds of up to 40 mph, and youth (ages 8-15) drive karts with just slightly less horsepower, usually reaching speeds of up to 15 mph. 

Adult pricing starts at $14 for members and $16 for the general public. Junior karts cost $10 per race.

To learn more,  call (810) 687-3546 or visit www.eikr.net.

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