The Color Run 5k Lansing
Saturday, Sept. 30th, 9 am -11 am
Cooley Law Stadium 505 E Michigan Ave, Lansing
Your dreams are about to get more colorful, Lansing! Step into a world where anything is possible, unicorns are real, and foam clouds make everything better.
BWL Chili Cook-off 2017
Friday, Sept. 29th, 5:30 pm- 9:30 pm
Adado Riverfront Park, 300 N. Grand, Lansing
The 22nd annual BWL Chili Cook-off is coming back in the fall on Friday, September 29 at the Adado Riverfront Park in Lansing. We're certain this year's theme will rock you--join us for Music Mania! Dozens of vendors will be dishing out a variety of chili recipes from mild to spicy, including local restaurants, non-profits, businesses and organizations. There will be live music played by local musicians and bands, a merchandise tent and a chili dog eating contest.
Chili Fast Passes are back again this year! Grab a pass and get into the park to taste-test 30 minutes early! Tickets can be purchased at the booth outside the event.
Old Town Lansing Oktoberfest
Friday, Sept. 29th, 6 pm & Saturday, 3 pm
1232 Turner St, Old Town
Old Town celebrates its German heritage with a traditional Oktoberfest! The event features authentic German food, incredible Oktoberfest beers and ciders, and entertainment that is second to none. This two-day, 21+ festival welcomes Germans or those who are just German at-heart!
The Pink Party
Friday, Sept. 29th, 6 pm- 9 pm
Urban Beat Center 1213 Turner St, Lansing
LANSING'S FIRST EVER PINK PARTY!
Join us and event emcee, Fox 47 news anchor Sarah Swistak.
Formal affair with a dash of pink. Hosted by Created 2 C and UrbanBeat Event Center with net proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society.
College Day at Potter Park Zoo (free admission with college id!)
Sunday, Sept. 1st, 9 am - 5 pm
Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S Pennsylvania, Lansing
Show your team spirit at the zoo on Sunday October 1, 2017! All college students are admitted free with a valid student identification card! (including any children of the student).
And don't miss the exciting enrichment event on the same day! Between 1 and 3 p.m. the animals will be having a pre-celebration to kick off the excitement of the BIG game between the Michigan State Spartans and the University of Michigan Wolverines. The animals will be making their prediction on the outcomes of the game, based on their enrichment choices.
Bras Along the River Trail
Sunday, Sept. 1st, 1 pm- 3 pm
Lansing City Market 325 City Market Drive, Lansing
Let's kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month in a big way, right here in Lansing!
On October 1st, between 1 and 3 pm, bring an old bra to decorate, and we'll display it along the Grand River, as well as at the American Cancer Society's October 14th Walk.
There is a $5 suggested donation to decorate a bra, as all the decorating supplies will be provided. SURVIVORS - At this event, get pre-registered for the American Cancer Society's October 14th Walk!
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