What to Do in Mid-Michigan This Weekend — August 18-20
Back to the Bricks may be the headliner, but there are a ton of other events going on this weekend in Flint, the Tri-Cities, and beyond.
Back to the Bricks Rolling CruiseWednesday - Friday @ Saginaw St in Downtown Flint
Crowds will gather alongside Saginaw St., stretching from Downtown Flint all the way to Grand Blanc, for the Rolling Cruise on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 5-9pm.
Lapeer DaysFriday-Sunday @ Downtown Lapeer
Lapeer Days kicks off at noon on Friday and has all the usual carnival stuff -- rides, elephant ears, beer tents, etc. Lapeer Days also features live music, including performances from Bryan White, Hinder, and festival closers Jack Russell's Great White.
The 46th Annual Montrose Blueberry FestivalFriday - Sunday @ Downtown Montrose
There's been a week of events leading up to the Montrose Blueberry Festival, which gets into full swing with a parade, the opening of the midway, a pig roast, blueberry pie eating contest, and all the usual accouterment.
Back to the Bricks Cruise N ConcertFriday @ Dort Federal Event Center
The annual free concert moves to the DFCUEC this year, and will feature performances from the Flint Symphony Orchestra wsg Beachfront Property. Be sure to bring your own lawn chair for this all ages The event run from 7:30p-10p (gates open at 5p).
Michigan Renaissance Festival Opening WeekendSaturday-Sunday @ Holly Grove
The Ren Fest kicks off what's sure to be another great season out at Holly Grove this Saturday at 10a. This year the festivities open up with the Royal Pet & Ale Fest, which runs until 7p Sunday. Ticket prices: Adults $22.95 | Kids 5-12 $13.95 | Seniors 65+ & College Students $20.95
Excellency Music FestSaturday @ Prime Event Center in Bay City
Gates open at 11:30a for the all-ages Excellency Music Festival, which features performances from I See Stars, Flint Eastwood, Forest Green, and many, many more. Tickets are $25+fees.
A Day Out with ThomasFriday-Sunday @ Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad
If your kids love Thomas like mine did, then this event is a must. Crossroads Village is transformed into the Island of Sodor and your little ones can ride on Thomas and get their picture taken with him. Tickets are $22.
Robocop! The MusicalFriday - Sunday @ Detroit's City Theatre
If you're like me, and you've waited your whole life to hear Clarence Boddicker break into an 8-minute rendition of 'Can You Fly, Bobby?' complete with a choreographed dance number -- then this is the show for you. Show times differ per day, tickets are $25 + fees.
Logic & Joey Bada$$Sunday @ Meadow Brook Amphitheatre
Logic and Joey Bada$$ hit Meadow Brook on Sunday. Tickets range from $29.50 - $75 and doors are at 7:30p.