Good day and happy weekend.
Sanctuary Spirits in Grand Ledge celebrates its second anniversary today with a party where they plan to release their VIP club, which offers special deals and event invitations to participants. The party features live music from the Aimcriers as well as giveaways, food, t-shirts and a special event cocktail. Sanctuary Spirits is an award-winning member of the distillery community with spirits, wine and craft beer. Saturday, Noon-9 p.m. FREE. Sanctuary Spirits, 902 E. Saginaw Hwy, Grand Ledge. facebook.com/sanctuaryspirits.
Two become 20 in Starlight Dinner Theatre's production of "Red, White and Tuna." Actors Michael Hays and James Houska play a cast of over 20 characters living in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas. The play is the third in the “Greater Tuna” series of comedies written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard. Friday and Saturday performances offer a full dinner, including hors d'oeuvres, an entrée, sides and dessert. Vegetarian options are available. The March 13 matinee performance offers dessert only. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1:30 p.m. March 13. (No Sunday matinee on March 6.) $36/$33 seniors and students/$20 children for play and dinner; $15/$14 seniors and students/$10 children for play only; $20/$13 children for dessert matinee. Waverly East Intermediate School, 3131 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 599-2779, starlightdinnertheatre.com.
Tragedy has a way of bringing communities together. Riverwalk Theatre Co. explores this theme in its latest production, "The Women of Lockerbie," which follows the mother of a man who was killed in the Pan Am 103 terrorist attack of 1988. She travels to the crash site near the Scottish town of Lockerbie for a memorial service. There she meets a group of women petitioning to get the clothes of the victims in order to wash them and return them to grieving families. The play is loosely based on real life events. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. $13/$11 students, seniors and military. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.
Three folk musicians perform in the round Saturday at the intimate Pump House venue in East Lansing. Brendan Doherty, originally from Ireland but now living in East Lansing, is joined by Nashville-based artists Megan Palmer and Nellie Clay. The trio also performs a free concert 12:30 p.m. Sunday for the Broad Art Museum's Acoustic Lunch concert series. 7 p.m. $15 suggested donation. The Pump House, 368 Orchard St., East Lansing. (517) 927-2100, facebook.com/pumphouseconcerts.
For more events, see below.
Saturday, March 5
Classes and Seminars
Tai Chi at Allen Market Place. Instruction in Qigong, meditation and Yang style tai chi forms. 9-10 a.m. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 272-9379.
Red Cedar Festival of Community Bands. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE. Okemos High School, 2500 Jolly Road, Okemos. redcedarfestival.org.
Goth Night with MATTE BLACK, 9 p.m. The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave.
The Tenants, 5 p.m., Blue Gill Grill, 1591 Lake Lansing Rd.
Rush Clement, 8:30 p.m., Capital Prime, 2324 Showtime Dr.
Full House, 8 p.m., Champions, 2440 N. Cedar St.
DJ, 9 p.m., Coach’s Pub & Grill, 6201 Bishop Rd.
Karaoke, 9 p.m., Crunchy's, 254 W. Grand River Ave.
Blue Haired Betties, 9:30 p.m., Darb's, 117 S. Cedar St.
Rick Hansel, 8 p.m., Ellison Brewery, 4903 Dawn Ave.
Karaoke, 9 p.m., Esquire, 1250 Turner St.
Smooth Daddy, 9:30 p.m., The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave.
Artzy Phartzy Night, 5 p.m., Gallery Brewery, 143 Kent St.,
The Hot Mess, 9:30 p.m., Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.
Karaoke, 9:30 p.m., Leroys, 1526 S. Cedar St.
A Night Under Covers, 6:30 p.m., The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave.
Watermedown & Dryjacket, 8 p.m., Mac's Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave.
Twyla Birdsong Band, 9 p.m., Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave.
Kathy Ford, 7 p.m., Reno's East, 1310 Abbot Road
New Rule, 7 p.m., Reno's North, 16460 Old US 27
Bobby Standal, 7 p.m., Reno's West, 5001 W. Saginaw Hwy.
Tavern House Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m., Tavern and Tap, 101 S. Washington Sq.
David Shelby, 8:30 p.m., Tequila Cowboy, 5660 W. Saginaw Hwy.
The Rotations, 9 p.m., Unicorn Tavern, 327 E. Grand River Ave.
Capitol City DJs, 10 p.m., Watershed Tavern and Grill 5965 Marsh Rd.
Disney's The Little Mermaid. 8 p.m. $20/$18 students and seniors/$10 kids. Lebowsky Center, 122 E. Main St., Owosso. (989) 723-4003, owossoplayers.com.
The Women of Lockerbie. A group of women try to reclaim the clothing of those lost after a devastating plane crash. 8 p.m. $12/$10 seniors. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.
Red, White and Tuna. Two actors play 20 characters from the wacky small town of Tuna. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $14-$15 show only/$33-$36 with dinner. Waverly East Intermediate, 3131 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 599-2779, starlightdinnertheatre.com.
The Secret Garden. With Peppermint Creek Theatre Co. 8 p.m. $20/$15 seniors and students. Miller Performing Arts Center, 6025 Curry Lane, Lansing. peppermintcreek.org.
Bags for Bids. Create artful bags for library fundraiser. 1-2 p.m. FREE. ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio, 300 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
Free Public Tours. 1 and 3 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing.
ICAC Community Pet Adoption. All animals spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Noon-4 p.m. Pet Supplies Plus, 2650 E. Grand River Ave., Okemos. (517) 242-7440, ac.ingham.org.
Sunday, March 6
Classes and Seminars
Charlotte Yoga Club. Beginner to intermediate levels. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $5 annually. AL!VE, 800 W. Lawrence Road, Charlotte. (517) 285-0138, charlotteyoga.net.
Juggling. Learn to juggle. 2-4 p.m. FREE. Orchard Street Pumphouse, 368 Orchard St., Lansing. (517) 485-9190.
La Batterie. Mike Daniels's annual drum and music extravaganza. 3-4:30 p.m. FREE. Dart Auditorium, Lansing Community College, 500 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-1546, lcc.edu/showinfo.
Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. A fellowship to develop healthy relationships. 2-3 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 515-5559, coda.org.
Lansing Area Sunday Swing Dance. Lessons 6-6:45 p.m., dance 6:45. $8 dance/$10 dance & lesson. The Lansing Eagles, 4700 N. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 490-7838.
Perfect Little Planet. Planetarium show. 2:30 p.m. $4/$3.50 students and seniors/$3 children. Abrams Planetarium, 400 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (517) 355-4676, abramsplanetarium.org.
Photographic Journal of a Wetland Biologist - the Art of Cary Aloia. 2-4 p.m. FREE. The Bookend Gallery in the Haslett Library, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett.
Fred Paul Miller and Jan Skabic Artist Reception. Watercolor and wreath artists open month-long show. 3-5 p.m. FREE. EagleMonk Pub & Brewery, 4906 W. Mount Hope Hwy., Lansing. (517) 708-7350, eaglemonkbrewing.com.
The Women of Lockerbie. A group of women try to reclaim the clothing of those lost after a devastating plane crash. 2 p.m. $12/$10 seniors. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.
The Secret Garden. With Peppermint Creek Theatre Co. 2 p.m. $20/$15 seniors and students. Miller Performing Arts Center, 6025 Curry Lane, Lansing. peppermintcreek.org.