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Weekend Happenings 5/31-6/2/2013

by Tim Barron

MAY 31

JUNE 1 & 2

 

CAPRI DRIVE-IN

DATE: NOW OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

LOCATION: US-12 IN COLDWATER

DESCRIPTION:

SCREEN  I:   FAST & FURIOUS 6/HANGOVER III

  SCREEN 11:   EPIC/STAR TREK

TICKETS:  $8 ADULTS, $4 KIDS.  CASH ONLY PLEASE!

GATES OPEN AT 8:00, MOVIES START AT SUNDOWN.

INFORMATION:  WWW.CAPRIDRIVE-IN.COM

 

LANSING EATS

DATE: FRIDAY 5:00 P.M. GRAND OPENING

  SAT: 10-5, SUN: 1-4

LOCATION: BASEMENT OF THE CREYTS BUILDING, CORNER OAKLAND AND N. WASHINGTON

DESCRIPTION: GREATER LANSINGS NEWEST POP UP EXHIBIT WILL INCLUDE ITEMS FROM THE LAST 100 YEARS OF EATING IN LANSING FEATURING ARTIFACTS FROM LOCAL RESTAURANTS, DAIRIES, CLASSIC COOKBOOKS AND MORE!

INFORMATION: WWW.LANSINGHISTORY.ORG

 

18TH ANNUAL BWL CHILI COOKOFF

DATE: FRIDAY 5:30-9

LOCATION: LOU ADADO RIVERFRONT PARK

DESCRIPTION: 40 BUSINESSES COMPETE FOR BEST CHILI IN DIFFERENT CATAGORIES. ALSO BEER, MARGARITAS AND LIVE BANDS

INFORMATION: 517-702-6377

 

LAKE LANSING BANDSHELL

DATE: FRIDAY 7 P.M.

LOCATION: LAKE LANSING PARK

FEATURING: FREE EVENT WITH SOULSTICE TOP 40’S

 

PARADE OF HOMES

DATE: FRI, SAT, SUN

LOCATION:  VISIT WWW.HBALANSING.COM FOR A MAP OF HOMES

 

VFW POST 701 2ND ANNUAL CAR SHOW

DATE: SATURDAY NOON (RAIN DATE SUNDAY)

LOCATION: 123 N. ROSEMARY

DESCRIPTION: SHOW ALSO HAS HAMBURGERS AND HOTDOGS, HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT, SEA CRUISERS ENTERTAINMENT, 50/50 RAFFLE.  $10 ENTRY FEE

 

BE A TOURIST IN YOUR OWN TOWN

DATE: SATURDAY 10-5

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN LANSING

TICKETS: $1 PASSPORT, 50  CENT CATA BUS RIDES

DESCRIPTION: YOUR PASSPORT GRANTS YOU FREE ADMISSION TO 60 ATTRACTIONS.  A GPS SCAVENGER HUNT BEGINS AT 10 A.M.  USE YOUR DROID OR IPHONE TO CHECK IN LOCATIONS VIA PHOTO AND EARN POINTS FOR PRIZES.

INFORMATION: WWW.LANSING.ORG

 

CHALK OF THE TOWN

DATE: SATURDAY 9-3

LOCATION: VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN OLD TOWN

DESCRIPTION: ARTISTS WILL CREATE MASTERPIECES MADE ONLY FROM CHALK.  A FAMILY AREA IS AVAILABLE FOR KIDS TO PARTICIPATE IN THEIR OWN CREATIONS

INFORMATION: WWW.CHALKOFTHETOWN.ORG

CELEBRATE DOWNTOWN OKEMOS

DATE: SATURDAY 3-9

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN OKEMOS

DESCRIPTION: PIG ROAST, CHICKEN BBQ, INFLATABLE COURSE, BEVERAGE TENT, 5K RACE, FREE ICE CREAM!

INFORMATION: 517-853-4600

 

FAMILY DAY AT THE BROAD

DATE: SATURDAY 12-4

LOCATION: BROAD MUSEAUM EAST LANSING

DESCRIPTION: FREE PROJECTS, TOURS AND MORE!

INFORMATION: WWW.BROADMUSEUM.EDU

 

17TH ANNUAL MAYOR’S FAMILY WALK

DATE: SATURDAY 8:30 REGISTRATION, 9:00 WALK

LOCATION: POTTER PARK ZOO

INFORMATION: 517-483-4277

 

WOOFSTOCK ADOPTION  EVENT

DATE: SATURDAY NOON-MIDNIGHT

LOCATION: CAPITAL AREA HUMANE SOCIETY

DESCRIPTION: ADOPTION SPECIALS, FOOD VENDORS, LIVE MUSIC, ALUMNI WALK AT NOON FOR PREVIOUSLY ADOPTED ANIMALS AND THEIR NEW OWNERS

INFORMATION: WWW.CAHS-LANSING.ORG

 

CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL CONCERT SERIES

DATE: SATURDAY 2-3:30

LOCATION: CAPITOL LAWN

DESCRIPTION: THIS FREE CONCERT FEATURES THE 5TH MICHIGAN REGIMENT BAND

 

HAWK I TRIATHLON

DATE: SUNDAY 6 A.M. CHECK IN, 8:00 RACE

INFORMATION: 517-374-5700

FIRST SUNDAY GALLERY WALK

SUNDAY AT LOCAL GALLERIES IN LANSING, EAST LANSING AND OKEMOS