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TIM BARRON’S RADIO MICHIGAN.COM WEEKEND EVENTS AROUND THE STATE
July 19, 20, 21


LANSING LOCAL EVENTS

LANSING LUGNUTS
DATE: FRIDAY – 7:05 – FIREWORKS
              SATURDAY – 7:05 – BURT REYNOLDS BOBBLE HEAD  GIVE AWAY
              SUNDAY – 1:05 – KIDS DAY, PRINCESS IN THE PARK
LOCATION: COOLEY LAW SCHOOL STADIUM
INFORMATION: WWW.MILB.COM

CITY OF LANSING SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
DATE: FRIDAY 7 P.M.
LOCATION: ANN STREET PLAZA – EAST LANSING
FEATURED ACT: ORQUESTRO RITMO
INFORMATION: WWW.CITYOFEASTLANSING.COM

HOWL AT THE MOON
DATE: FRIDAY 7 P.M.
LOCATION: HARRIS NATURE CENTER
DESCRIPTION: BRING YOUR BEST FRIEND (2 FOOTED OR 4 FOOTED) FOR A GUIDED WALK THROUGH THE MOONLIT WOODS. DOGS MUST BE ON NON-RETRACTABLE LEASHES.
ADMISSION: $3 PERSON
INFORMATION: 517-349-3866

MSU MOONFEST
DATE: FRI, SAT, SUN
LOCATION: ABRAMS PLANETARIUM
DESCRIPTION: FREE ACTIVITIES ALL WEEKEND LONG
INFORMATION: 517-355-4676

CONCERTS IN THE BAND SHELL
DATE: FRIDAY 7 P.M.
LOCATION: LAKE LANSING
FEATURED ACT: SEA CRUISERS
INFORMATION: 517-676-2233

OLD TOWN IN BLOOM TOUR
DATE: SATURDAY NOON – 6
LOCATION: TURNER STREET – OLD TOWN
INFORMATION: WWW.ILOVEOLDTOWN.ORG


STATEWIDE EVENTS

CAPRI DRIVE-IN
DATE: FRI, SAT, SUN
LOCATION: US-12 IN COLDWATER
DESCRIPTION:
          SCREEN  1:  TOY STORY
                               SPIDERMAN
          SCREEN 2:   ANNABELLE COMES HOME
                                CHILDS PLAY 
TICKETS:  $10 ADULTS, $5 KIDS.  CASH ONLY PLEASE!
GATES OPEN AT 8:30, MOVIES START AT SUNDOWN.
INFORMATION:  WWW.CAPRIDRIVE-IN.COM

FASTER HORSES FESTIVAL
DATE: FRI, SAT, SUN
LOCATION: M.I.S. - BROOKLYN
DESCRIPTION: Faster Horses is one of America’s premier country music festivals — three full days of some of the biggest names in the genre.
INFORMATION: WWW.EXPERIENCEJACKSON.COM

HOT AIR JUBILEE
DATE: FRIDAY - TUESDAY
LOCATION: ELLA SHARP PARK - JACKSON
DESCRIPTION: Weather permitting, you’ll get the chance to see as many as five launches over the three-day weekend. Friday and Saturday feature a balloon “glow” finale that starts at dusk.
INFORMATION: WWW.EXPERIENCEJACKSON.COM

TAQUAMENON CLASSIC CAR SHOW
DATE: FRI & SAT
LOCATION: DOWNTOWN NEWBERRY
INFORMATION: WWW.NEWBERRYCHAMBER.NET

BLUEWATER FEST 2019
DATE: FRI & SAT
LOCATION: DOWNTOWN PORT HURON
DESCRIPTION: Boat Night, a fun-filled carnival, live music, and other activities. The festival’s unique feature will remain the magnificent display of sailboats lined up in advance of the 2019 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race kick-off on Saturday, July 20. Festival admission is FREE 
INFORMATION: WWW.THEBLUEWATERFEST.COM

CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL
DATE: SATURDAY
LOCATION: FESTIVAL MARKET SQUARE – BATTLE CREEK
DESCRIPTION: A day and evening of outstanding music, Caribbean inspired cuisine, drinks and crafts.
INFORMATION: 269-271-5219

TALL SHIP CELEBRATION
DATE: FRI, SAT, SUN
LOCATION: WATER STREET – BAY CITY
DESCRIPTION: Bay City is a host port for the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE, a series of races and rallies organized by TALL SHIPS AMERICA.
INFORMATION: WWW.TALLSHIPCELEBRATION.COM

U.P. CHAMPIONSHIP RODEO
DATE: FRI & SAT
LOCATION: IRON RIVER
INFORMATION: WWW.UPRODEO.COM

SUMMER BEACH PARTY AND SAND SCUPTING EVENT
DATE: FRI & SAT
LOCATION: CHICAGO BLVD. - TECUMSEH
DESCRIPTION: PANCAKE BREAKFAST, PET PARADE, FARMERS MARKET AND SAND SCULPTING CONTEST
INFORMATION: WWW.DOWNTOWNTECUMSEH.COM

ANN ARBOR ART FAIR
DATE: FRI, SAT, SUN
LOCATION: DOWNTOWN ANN ARBOR
INFORMATION: WWW.ANNARBORARTFAIR.COM

FARMINGTON FOUNDERS ART FESTIVAL
DATE: FRI, SAT, SUN
LOCATION: SHIAWASSEE PARK - FARMINGTON
DESCRIPTION: Festival goers can expect to see a variety of entertainment including live music, roaming entertainment for the kids,, food vendors, touch a truck, hot air balloon glow, crafters, inflatable fun, Bingo and Fido Fest!
INFORMATION: 313-400-7952

FESTIVAL IRONWOOD
DATE: FRI & SAT
LOCATION: DEPOT PARK – IRONWOOD
DESCRIPTION: A four day event in downtown Ironwood that features, local organizations, Friday Fish Fry, and other local cuisine.  Come to the big top, for food, games, live music and unique shows; weekend long kids activities and rides, along with an all day craft/vendor show on Saturday. 
INFORMATION: WWW.IRONWOODCHAMBER.ORG

GERMANFEST
DATE: FRI, SAT, SUN
LOCATION: CARPATHIA CLUB – STERLING HEIGHTS
DESCRIPTION: Eat, Drink, Sing, Laugh - It's a Fest! Local craft and German beers, authentic German food, live music, dance performances, huge fest tent, bounce houses for the kids, and soccer games on a huge European-size field.
INFORMATION: WWW.CARPATHIACLUB.COM

VENETIAN FESTIVAL
DATE: FRI – WED
LOCATION: BRIDGE STREET – CHARLEVOIX
DESCRIPTION: Enjoy a week filled with live music, games, boat parade, street parade, carnival, and fireworks.
INFORMATION: WWW.VENETIANFESTIVAL.COM

MARSHALL BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
DATE: SAT – WED
LOCATION: COULHOUN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
DESCRIPTION: The week-long festival also includes jamming, various tournaments, and activities for kids of all ages
INFORMATION: WWW.MARSHALLBLUEGRASSFESTIVAL.COM

SUMMERFEST
DATE: SATURDAY 4-10
LOCATION: SILVER BEACH COUNTY PARK – ST. JOSEPH
DESCRIPTION: Summerfest ‘19 will showcase a world sampling of beer and wine! More variety! More great music!
INFORMATION: WWW.SMSO.ORG

SUMMER FIREFLOW JAM
DATE: SATURDAY
LOCATION: WINDWALKER UNDERGROUND GALLERY – CHARLOTTE
DESCRIPTION: fire dance performers get together and dance with fire into the night.
INFORMATION: 517-749-5582