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Weekend Happenings 8/2-8/4/2013

by Tim Barron

AUGUST 2, 3, 4

CAPRI DRIVE-IN

DATE: NOW OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

LOCATION: US-12 IN COLDWATER

DESCRIPTION:

SCREEN  I:   THE WOLVERINE/THE CONJURING

  SCREEN 11:   THE SMURF’S 2/DESPICABLE ME

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

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

INFORMATION:  WWW.CAPRIDRIVE-IN.COM

LANSING FIRST FRIDAYS

DATE: FRIDAY

LOCATION: LANSING AREA

DESCRIPTION: GREATER LANSING RESTAURANTS AND BARS WILL HAVE UNIQUE SPECIALS, SHOPS AND GALLERIES WILL HAVE EXTENDED HOURS AND SPECIAL OFFERINGS.  FREE CATA AND ENTERTAINMENT EXPRESS TROLLY EVERY 15 MINUTES.

INFORMATION: WWW.LANSINGFIRSTFRIDAYS.COM

JAZZFEST

DATE: FRI 4-MIDNIGHT, SAT 1-MIDNIGHT

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN OLD TOWN

DESCRIPTION: THIS FREE 2 DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL FEATURES LOCAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL ACTS

INFORMATION: WWW.JAZZLANSING.COM

LAKE LANSING BANDSHELL CONCERT SERIES

DATE: FRIDAY 7 P.M.

LOCATION: LAKE LANSING PARK

FEATURING: FREE EVENT FEATURING CARIBBEAN/LIVING SOUL

EAST LANSING SUMMER CONCERT SERIES -  (FINAL WEEKEND)

DATE & TIME: 7 P.M EACH NIGHT

FRIDAY: DELICIOUS BASS

SATURDAY: THE HOT CLUB OF LANSING

LOCATION: EAST PLAZA AT ALBERT & CHARLES

INFORMATION: WWW.CITYOFEASTLANSING.ORG

BATH DAYS FESTIVAL

DATE: FRI & SAT

LOCATION: MAINSTREET, BATH

DESCRIPTION: CRAFT AND CAR SHOWS, KIDS PLAY AREAS, PARADE AND THE FAMOUS INTERNATIONAL BATH TUB RACES DOWN MAINSTREET

INFORMATION: WWW.BATHDAYSFESTIVAL.COM

DOG DAYS IN WILLIAMSTON

DATE: FRIDAY 3-9

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN WILLIAMSTON

DESCRIPTION: CONTESTS INCLUDE: UGLY DOG CONTEST, BEST TRICK, LEAST BEHAVED AND MORE, PET GROOMING ON SITE, A PET PARADE AND A HOTDOG BOBBING POOL

INFORMATION: WWW.WILLIAMSTON.ORG

INGHAM COUNTY FAIR

DATE: WRAPS UP FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

LOCATION: INGHAM COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, MASON

INFORMATION: WWW.INGHAM.ORG

TED NUGENT WITH TESLA

DATE: FRIDAY 7 P.M.

LOCATION: DTE ENERGY THEATRE

TICKETS: $20-$49 PAVILION, $20 LAWN

INFORMATION: WWW.PALACENET.COM

40th  ISLAND ART FAIR

DATE: SATURDAY 10-5

LOCATION: SECOND ISLAND, DOWNTOWN GRAND LEDGE

DESCRIPTION: 100 ARTISTS WILL PARTICIPATE, ALSO ENJOY FOOD AND LIVE MUSIC.  PRINCESS LAURA RIVERBOAT RIDES AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

INFORMATION: WWW.LEDGECRAFTLANE.COM

2013 WORLD DWARF GAMES

DATE: SATURDAY THROUGH AUGUST 10TH

LOCATION: JENISON FIELD HOUSE

DESCRIPTION: 400 ATHLETES FROM 17 COUNTRIES ARE REGISTERED TO COMPETE IN TRACK & FIELD, BADMINTON, SWIMMING, SOCCER, BASKETBALL, ARCHERY, POWERLIFTING AND MORE!

INFORMATION: WWW.2013WORLDDWARFGAMES.ORG

OLD TOWN WALKING TOUR

DATE: SATURDAY 12:30

LOCATION: CLARK HILL LOT @ TURNER & GRAND

DESCRIPTION: DISCOVER HISTORY THAT PUTS THE “OLD” IN OLD TOWN.  THE 90 MINUTE TOUR WILL INCLUDE SITES BOTH PRESERVED AND LOST

INFORMATION: WWW.LANSINGHISTORY.COM

LANSING EATS

DATE: SUNDAY 1-4

LOCATION: CREYTS HOUSE, 831 N. WASHINGTON

DESCRIPTION: A POP UP EXHIBIT INCLUDING ITEMS FROM THE LAST 100 YEARS OF EATING IN LANSING INCLUDING LOCAL COOKBOOKS, ARTIFACTS FROM LOCAL DAIRIES, RESTAURANTS AND MORE

INFORMATION: WWW.LANSINGHISTORY.COM

CHURCH OF COMEDY

DATE: SUNDAY 6-8 P.M.

LOCATION: THE AVENUE CAFÉ, MICHIGAN AVE

DESCRIPTION: A FREE, ADULT, COMEDY SHOW FEATURING SEVERAL COMICS AND HOSTED BY WLMI’S MELIK BROWN! FULL BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE