Lapeer Days Festival Begins This Week
The annual Lapeer Days Festival begins this week, August 17, 18 & 19th in downtown Lapeer. The Skerbeck Bros. carnival starts on the 15th (Wednesday) and continues through the weekend.
Crimfit Kids Invitational Races Saturday
The 10th annual CrimFit Kids Invitational races will take place on Saturday, August 18th at Flushing County Park, 4417 North McKinley Road. There is a One Mile Competitive Run, plus 1/2 and 1/4 mile fun runs.
Bauman’s Charity Race 5k This Thursday at Kettering University
The annual Bauman's Charity Race 5k run & walk, 1-mile fun run and Super Hero 1/2K Dash will take place on Thursday, August 16th at Flint's Kettering University. The kids races will start first at 6:45, then the 5k will start at 7 pm.
Genesee County Fair is This Week
The Genesee County Fair begins August 13th (Monday) and ends August 19th (Sunday) at the Genesee County Fairgrounds on Mt. Morris Road. All sorts of entertainment awaits you with plenty to see and do every day of the fair.
Tomorrow is ‘National Garage Sale Day’
August 11th is "National Garage Sale Day," a day to turn the whole country into one giant shopping mall. Or flea market. If you've been accumulating a lot of "stuff" that is still usable but you haven't used it in a while, you might as well s…
Canusa Games Begin Today
Many Olympic athletes and professional athletes have taken part in the Canusa Games, held each summer between the cities of Flint and Hamilton, Ontario. This year's games are happening in Flint, the 55th anniversary of the friendly competition.
Perseid Meteor Shower This Weekend
It looks as though the weather may put a damper on our enjoyment of the annual Perseid Meteor Showers, which take place August 9-13. The most meteor activity should come on the 10th through the 12th, with as many as 100 per hour.
Flint School of Performing Arts Open House August 14th
The Flint School of Performing Arts invites one and all to their open house on Tuesday, August 14th from 6-8 pm at the Flint Institute of Music on East Kearsley Street in Flint's Cultural Center.
Artwalk is This Friday in Downtown Flint
The second Friday of every month is Artwalk in downtown Flint. The festivities take place from 6-9 pm at several downtown venues. I like to start at the Greater Flint Arts Council headquarters on Saginaw (next to Halo Burger) to grab a map of participating locations.
Taste in Fenton This Saturday
Bring your appetite to the Taste in Fenton on Saturday, August 11th from noon to 8 pm at the Fenton Community and Cultural Center at 150 S. Leroy Street. There will be plenty to tantalize your taste buds.
Tomorrow is ‘Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbors’ Porch’ Night
If you planted zucchini in your garden, you probably have more than you know what to do with. You've already made zucchini bread, put it in salads, cooked it on the grill (my favorite way to eat it!).
Crim Practice Run This Sunday
The Crim Festival of Races is getting closer (less than 3 weeks) and this Sunday morning (Aug 12) you can join other runners for a dress rehearsal on the Crim course. It's not a race, just a practice run on the course.