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Weekend Top 5 - August 9-11

Posted at 8:03 AM, Aug 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-09 09:50:51-04

Each week we put together a list of some of the top things to do in Mid-Michigan. Check out our Weekend Top 5 you will not want to miss!

Each year the mint farming heritage is celebrated at the St. Johns Mint Festival. Arts and crafts, flea market, food concessions, parade, four sports tournaments, free entertainment, quilt show, car show, jeep show and more. Out 35th year!

Friday 2-8 pm

Saturday 10 am- 7 pm

Sunday 10 am - 5 pm

August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019

Consumers Energy 400

If you welcomed summer with the FireKeepers 400, the Consumers Energy 400 is a great way to give it a proper send-off. This Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race was the home of Kyle Larson’s first Cup win in 2016.

The 2019 racing season at MIS concludes on August 9-11. The Series stars always end the season with an exciting finale, featuring many lead changes and exciting finishes. With great camping, affordable adult prices, special kids pricing, free parking and the ability to bring a cooler with your favorite food and beverages, MIS is the perfect way to end your summer race season.

Phil Denny’s Armory Smooth Jazz Fete proudly presented by Michigan Plumbing brings together a celebrated list of local, regional, national and internationally acclaimed cross-genre jazz musicians. Styles supported range from smooth, contemporary, modern, pop and R&B. The Armory Smooth Jazz Fete is produced by Lansing-based international recording artist and saxophonist Phil Denny. FOOD VENDORS – BEER – WINE – LOCAL ART & MORE!

August 10, 2019
Location: 330 Marshall Street, Marshall Street Armory, MI
Time: 12:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Price: $25 - General Admission, $60 - VIP

NCG Cinema-Free Family Film Festival

NCG movies present the Free Family Film Festival

Please see website for films and times

A sensory-friendly movie is a movie which is shown without previews, the sound is not as loud as a regular movie, and the lights are not as dim. You can also talk, shout, scream and run around the movie theater during these movies.

  • Free Family Film Festival dates only valid in August & September 2019
  • We are unable to offer group concession rates for Free Family Film Festival Movies
  • Tickets are available at the theater on the day of the show on a first come first serve basis

Be My Neighbor Day

FREE – Sun., Aug. 11, 12pm – 3pm at Impression 5 Science Center | Join your neighbors, WKAR and PNC, for Be My Neighbor Day!

Families and friends are invited to enjoy FREE, hands–on activities, explore the Impression 5 Science Center, and have a chance to meet Daniel Tiger.

Activities include: meet the “helpers” and explore fire trucks and police cars with the Lansing Community College's Public Service Careers Department; write a neighborly note to an elder, veteran and/or active military; collect FREE giveaways; and much more!

The Impression 5 Science Center will also be open to the public for FREE from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

August 11, 2019
Location: 200 Museum Dr., Impression 5 Science Center, MI
Phone: (517) 884-4700
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Price: FREE

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