Memorial Day Summer Kick Off
Monday May 29th noon to 8pm
River Town Adventures
Nothing says summer like the opening of River Town Adventures !
Grilling starts at noon and there will be raffle giveaways all day long.
River Town will be introducing their VIP (very important paddler) card!
This will be a punch card to earn discounts on future trips/rentals!
Starting at 5 pm, they will have a sprint kayak race hosted by Red Paddle!
Use River Town’s kayaks and race between the bridges. ($5 to participate)
Red Paddle will be giving away two free entries to the Red Paddle kayak
race to male and female winners!
Saturday May 27th 11:30am- 10:30 pm
Hartland Performing Arts Center 9525 E Highland Rd, Howell
The 13th annual BLED FEST takes place on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the
Hartland Performing Arts Center in Howell, Michigan! The all-ages,
multi-genre, substance-free festival has features such acts as La Dispute,
Bear vs. Shark, American Opera, Rival Summers, Bike TuffShapes & ColorsShapes
and Colors, Baggage, Koji, Second Best, James Gardin and so many more.
Ramada Lansing Hotel
May 26th-29th 12:00 PM to 12:00 am
MediaWest Con is the annual gathering of science fiction/media fandom, held
each Memorial Day Weekend in Lansing Michigan. MediaWest Con is sponsored by
T’Kuhtian Press as a celebration of the diversity of SF/Media fandom, run by fans,
for fans, and is staffed entirely by volunteers. MediaWest Con traditionally features
the art show and auction, fanzine reading room. $55 Attending membership.
Cocktail Class at American Fifth Spirits
May 29th 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Kick off the summer season with a cocktail! You will learn about the history
of four seasonal cocktails and why each spirit is used. You will receive the
cocktail recipes and be able to practice the techniques needed to make them.
Upon completion, you will be confident in your abilities to make fabulous
crafted cocktails at home. The best part, you get to drink what you make.
Cost is $85 per person. Must be 21 years or older.
Cost is $72.25 for Crystal Club Members.
TGIF Pre-Memorial Day Annual Ice Cream Social Dance Party
May 26th 7:00 pm – May 27th 12:00 am
Hawk Hollow Park
Join the TGIF Pre-Memorial Day Annual Ice Cream Social Dance Party at
Hawk Hollow with DJ Michael Jackson from 8 PM-12 AM! Feeling patriotic?
Wear red, white or blue! Take a West Coast Swing lesson with
Claudia Bleil from 7:15-7:45 pm. Doors open at 7 pm. Complimentary dance
lesson and buffet included in price of admission for only $13.
Dog Days of Summer & BBQ Competition
May 29th 1:00 pm Cooley Law School Stadium
The Lansing Lugnuts are doing a series of dog-friendly ball games this summer.
All the Monday home games are dog-friendly. There will be prizes and giveaways
from local dog businesses too. You can buy tickets online or at the Cooley
Stadium door. In advance, tickets are $8-14. Tickets are $9-15 at the door.
Only people need to buy a ticket – not the dogs.
There will be local BBQ restaurants in competition for your vote at Cooley Law
School Stadium! Come sample each BBQ and vote on your favorite!
To sample all the different BBQ, there will be an additional $5 ticket that
can be purchased inside the stadium only.
BBQ, Baseball and Dogs! What could be better?! Come celebrate Memorial
Day with the Lugnuts!
Gates open at 12:00PM and the first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 PM!
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