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Michigan Fun Weekend June 17-18 and Beyond – The Morning Sun

Art

• Children in Art: Tuesday from 13:00 to 14:00, Mt. Pleasant Discovery, 5093 E. Remus Road, Mt. Pleasant.

• Summer Candle Making: 2pm-4pm June 18, $20, Art Reach, 111 E. Broadway Mt. artreachcenter.org, 989-773-3689

• Birds Doing Stuff: A retrospective of the busy life of Michigan wildlife.
New photos by Steve Jessmore: until August. 14, free, Baber Room Gallery, Charles W. Park Library, Central Michigan University, cmich.edu/research/cmu-library

blows

• Rockin’ Blues at Rubbles: June 17 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Rubble’s bar, 112 W. Michigan St., facebook.com/rubblesbar, (989) 772-1132.

• Music in the Park – Kaylyn Pace: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, June 23, free, Island Park, 331 N. Main St. buck92.com/buck-92-summertime-of-free-music-in-the. -a park

• Eternal Musical Ensemble: 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm, June 23, Pendulum Lounge, Midland Art Center, 1801, West St. Andrews, Midland, mcfta.org. 989.631.5930

farmers markets

• Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market: 7:30 am to 2:00 pm every Thursday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturdays. Island Park, South Shelter, 331 N. Main St. Mt Pleasant, facebook.com/mpfarmersmarket

• Alma Farmers’ Market: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, Wednesday. and Sat., Sosnovy Ave. and Superior Street, (989) 463-5525, facebook.com/the.breadmans.wife

• Midland Farmers’ Market: 7:00 am to 1:00 pm, Wednesday. and Sat., mbamiorg, (989) 948-0071

Museums

• Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily, admission $8, 5093 E. Remus Road, Mt. Pleasant, mpdiscoverymuseum.org, 989-317-3221.

• Grand Rapids Community Museum: Current exhibits include Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs and Fashion and Nature. Free with general admission ($2-$12), 272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, grpm.org/exhibits

Nature

• Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S. Badour Road, Midland, chippewanaturecenter.org, 989-631-0830.

Special Events

• Blanchard Days: June 17-19, Blanchard. Hotel tent, food stalls, live music, activities, parade. facebook.com/blancharddaysparade

• June 16 Celebration: June 17 from 13:00 to 15:00, Warriner Mall, CMU. Food, music, speakers. (989) 774-4000

• Sanford Civil War Veterans Cemetery Walk: June 18, guided tours every 20 minutes. 1 pm to 4:40 pm, $8 tickets, Jerome Township Cemetery, 67 W. Center St., Sanford.

• Gratiot AG Festival: June 22-26, Ithaca Fairgrounds, $25 discounted, 932 S. Pine River Road, Ithaca, facebook.com/gratiotagsociety.

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