Mid-Michigan entertainment weekend Sept.18-20 and beyond | Arts & Entertainment

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ART

• Watercolor Workshop: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 19, $55/$60 nonmembers, Art Reach, 111 E. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, artreachcenter.org.

• Adult Grab & Go Craft: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 19, Veterans Memorial Library (loading dock area) 301 S. University Ave., Mt. Pleasant, grab items to create a farmhouse book stack, agraham@crdl.org or 989-773-3242, ext. 217.

• Mini Masters Art: Step-by-step painting class for ages 6+, 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 23, $25 fee, Art Reach, 111 E. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, artreachcenter.org.

• Brews and Brushes: Acrylic painting class at 7 p.m. Sept. 24, bring a friend and favorite beverage, $30/$35 nonmembers, Art Reach, 111 E. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, artreachcenter.org.


• CMU Faculty Art Exhibition: View “Bivouac: Hannah Perrine Mode and Dept. of Art & Design Faculty Exhibition” 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 18 at the CMU Art Gallery. Free. Visit uag.cmich.edu.

• Art Exhibition: Through Nov. 8 at Shiawassee Arts Center, 206 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso; noon-5 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. weekends. Free. Visit shiawasseearts.org or call 989-723-8354.

• ArtFest 55: View winners of annual competition for ages 55+ at becreative360.org/artfest-55.

• Saginaw Art Museum: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, saginawartmuseum.org.

• Marshall Fredericks Museum: marshallfredericks.net/create.html.

• CMU Graphic Design Exhibition:Vision/Vote 2020, capstone2020.cmu-design.com.  

• Midland Center Virtual Arts: 2 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, MidlandCenter.org/MakeArtVirtual.

BEATS

• Live from Staples: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24, free CMU online performances, Facebook.com/cmumusicschool, 989-774-3738. 

• Music in the Air: 5 p.m. Sept. 18, outdoor faculty performances, Fabiano Botanical Gardens Gazebo, CMU campus, cmich.edu/colleges/cam/MUS.

• Uncorked at Saints and Sinners Lounge: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24, drink specials, small plates with free, live music from Jacob Wisenbach, Midland Center for the Arts, 1801 W. Saint Andrews, Midland, midlandcenter.org.

• Cedar Springs Brewing Co: Live music from Dave Slivinski at noon Sept. 20, Six Gun Report at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Cedar Springs Brewing Co., 95 N. Main, Cedar Springs, 616-696-2337, csbrew.com.

• Laith Al-Saadi on Facebook: 8 p.m. every Friday, facebook.com/laithalsaadi.

• Mondays with May: 7 p.m. every Monday, facebook.com/mayerlewinemusic.

• Kris Pride: 2 p.m. daily, sessionslive.com/krispridemusic.

• Songwriting with Patty PerShayla: 7 p.m. June 29, donation starting at $1/month, patreon.com/pattypershayla.

FARMERS MARKETS

• Farwell: 9 a.m.-2pm. Sat., 2-7 p.m. Wed., South Hall and Illinois St., farwellfarmersmarket.org.

• Barryton: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., Rose Ave. and Renwick St., mifma.org/farmers-markets/village-of-barryton-farmers-market.

• Mt. Pleasant: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, Island Park, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Broadway St. at Town Center, with social distancing, mt-pleasant.org.

• Midland: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Wed. and Sat., Dow Diamond parking lot, 825 E. Main St., mbami.org/farmersmarket.

• St. Louis: 2-6 p.m. Thurs., 300 N. Mill St., gratiotfarmersmarkets.com/st-louis.html.

OUTDOORS

• Mushroom Foray: 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 19, Hall’s Lake Natural Area, 11000 Old State Road, Remus; free. Register at 989-772-5777.

POETRY

• Rumi Poetry Hour: 4:15-5:15 p.m  Thursdays, Highland Blush Cafe, 228 E. Superior St., Alma, highlandblush.com. Masks required.

KIDS

• Saginaw Children’s Zoo: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, $5 ages 1+, reserve tickets at saginawzoo.com.

• Children’s Museum Play at Home: facebook.com/playatgrcm, grcm.org/playathome.

MUSEUMS

• Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., 1000 E. Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, with social distancing, tickets $4-$14.50, 888-957-1580, meijergardens.org.

• Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park Virtual Visits; daily 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., facebook.com/MeijerGardens.

RECREATION

• Mt. Pleasant Speedway, 7:45 p.m. Sept. 18, tickets $6-12, 658 E. River Road, Mt. Pleasant, 989-773-2387.

SOCIAL JUSTICE

• Let Peace Reign: 5 p.m. Sept. 19, speakers from Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, CMU and the City of Mt. Pleasant, with guest Ebony Stewart, No Fun Haus and Anti-Racist Midland sharing messages of love and inclusion; facebook.com/isabellacountyhrc.

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