Now that June is here and the weather is cooperating with us (somewhat), there a whole lot going on in Flint, Genesee County, and the surrounding areas. Also, it's carnival season, people!
1 Thursday-Sunday @ Downtown Swartz Creek Russ Ensley via Thinkstock
This 4-day festival features something for the entire family, including a petting zoo, fireworks, carnival rides, a ninja style obstacle course, and nightly entertainment.
2 Thursday-Sunday @ Holy Redeemer Church in Burton Jupiterimages via Thinkstock
The Holy Redeemer Festival features a full midway, raffle tickets, bake sale, kids' games, live entertainment, and so much more.
3 Friday 5p-8p @ Grand Blanc High School
The monthly event features food trucks, kid's activities, shopping, and a car show hosted by the Sloan Museum Auto Fair Club.
4 Friday 6p @ Longway Planetarium in Flint Tree Riddle, Townsquare Media
Assemble your team of 1-5 people to compete for small prizes under the dome! Trivia topics include astronomy, nerd culture, as well as more standard trivia fare. Seating is limited and teams will be admitted on a first-come, first served basis, so get there early.
5 Friday 5:30p-12a @ Physicians Park in Grand Blanc Westley Isbutt via Thinkstock
This free, family-friendly event is open to the public and features dancing, food, live music, and more.
6 Saturday 9a-4p @ Riverview Park in Flushing
This annual event lets you shop for a variety of crafts in many different mediums, ranging from metal and wood work to clothing and jewelry. There will also be live entertainment in the pavilion.
7 Saturday 7p-12a @ Flint Institute of Arts Tree Riddle, Townsquare Media Flint
The Party is billed as the most exclusive event of the year. Expect the unexpected in theme, food, and diversity of entertainment. The transformed environment welcomes the beginning of summer. Tickets are $125 in advance and proceeds benefit FIA programs and exhibits.
8 Saturday 10a-5p @ Saginaw Children's Zoo
The Iberschoff Special, everyone’s favorite red train at the Saginaw Children’s Zoo, turns 50 with fun games and activities.
9 Friday-Sunday @ Circus Park in Clio
Join the Elf Khurafeh Shriners for a weekend extravaganza like no other with Blues Music from the Detroit Blues Society, Car Shows, Shriner's Run, Kids' Events and more.
10 Friday-Sunday @ Belle Isle
The Detroit Grand Prix returns to Belle Isle this weekend.