June 4 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town this weekend

Good day and happy weekend!

Being a tourist in a new city is fun, but there are plenty of hidden treasures to discover in Greater Lansing. The 22nd annual Be a Tourist in Your Town, sponsored by the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau, features over 80 local businesses, museums and other attractions offering special one-day opportunities. A $1 passport, available at the Greater Lansing Visitors Center, 500 E. Michigan Ave. in Lansing and 549 E. Grand River Ave. in East Lansing, gets you free access to a variety of activities. Participating locations include Be a Tourist favorites like Potter Park Zoo, Impression 5 Science Center and the Michigan Historical Museum, as well as new stops like Knockerball Lansing and NCG Eastwood Cinema. A full list of locations, as well as information on parking and prizes, can be found on the website. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $1. (888) 252-6746, lansing.org/batyot.

LanSINGout pays tribute to its favorite rock ‘n’ roll artists with its spring concert, “Rock-n-Roll: Music That Changed Our Lives” LanSINGout, founded in 1988 as the Greater Lansing Gay Men’s Chorus, was formed to present a positive image of the gay community and provide a safe place for gay men and allies to socialize. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. $10-$20. Molly Grove Chapel, First Presbyterian Church, 510 W. Ottawa St., Lansing. lansingout.org.

Mason’s downtown brewery invites you to kick your summer off in a bad way with the BAD Summer Block Party. Hosted by BAD Brewing Co., this outdoor event features live music, food from Good Bites food truck and 30 BAD beers and ciders on tap. The drink list includes rarities like a tequila barrel aged pale ale and a version of the brewery’s Kracken IPA made with black peppercorns and tangerine peel. Attendees must be 21 or older. A portion of the proceeds will go to Small Talk Children's Assessment Center, which provides services for victims of child abuse. 5-11 p.m. $5. BAD Brewing Company, 440 S. Jefferson St., Mason. (517) 676-7664, facebook.com/badbrewing.

Lansing Brewing Co. kicks off the summer with its first ever Swill & Swine fest. Admission includes three tickets that are good for one draft beer or one food plate, which includes a pulled pork sandwich, corn on the cob and chips. The brewery also unveils a new smoked beer, and cover band Avon Bomb provides live music for the day’s festivities. Attendees must be 21 or older. $5 from each ticket sold will go to to Ele's Place, which provides services for children and teens who lose close family members. 4-8 p.m. $25/$20 mug club members. Lansing Brewing Co., 518 East Shiawassee St., Lansing. (517) 371-2600, swillandswine.eventbrite.com.

For more local events, see below.

Saturday, June 4

Classes and Seminars

Tai Chi at the Park. Instruction in Qigong, meditation and Yang style tai chi forms. No class April 30. 9-10 a.m. FREE. Hunter Park, 400 S. Holmes St., Lansing. (517) 272-9379.

Music

LanSINGout Men's Chorus Spring Concert. "Rock n Roll, Music That Changed Our Lives!" 7:30-9:30 p.m. $10-$20. Molly Grove Chapel, First Presbyterian Church, 510 West Ottawa St., Lansing. (517) 885-5317, lansingout.org.

The Meercats 10th Anniversary Show. Original lineup returns for first show since 2010. 7-midnight. $8 advance/$10 at the door. Mac's Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

Gone Dog, 8 p.m. The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave.

Chris Laskos, 8 p.m. Black Cat Bistro, 115 Albert Ave.

Scott Seth, 5 p.m. Blue Gill Grill, 1591 Lake Lansing Road

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 p.m. Darb's, 117 S. Cedar St.

Star Farm, 9:30 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.

Peter Melichar, 6 p.m. Harper's, 131 Albert Ave.

Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. Leroys, 1526 S. Cedar St.

B.o.B., 8 p.m. The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave.

John Patrick Peter's Band, 9 p.m. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave.

The Tenants, 7 p.m. Reno's East, 1310 Abbot Road

Ronny Hernandez Duo, 7 p.m. Reno's North, 16460 Old US 27

Bobby Standall, 6 p.m. Reno's West, 5001 W. Saginaw Hwy.

Aly'an, 7:30 p.m. Tequila Cowboy, 5660 W. Saginaw Hwy.

Live Music, 9 p.m. Unicorn Tavern, 327 E. Grand River Ave.

Capitol City DJs, 10 p.m. Watershed Tavern and Grill 5965 Marsh Rd.


Events

Be A Tourist in Your Own Town. Purchase a 'passport' for admission to 50+ attractions. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $1. Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau, 500 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 180, Lansing. (800) 648-6630, lansing.org/batyot.

Free Public Tours. 1 and 3 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing.

Frog Forage Campfire. Educational program with campfire and guided walk. 7-8:30 p.m. $3/$7 per family. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866, bit.ly/HNCprg.

Lansing Bike and Seek. Scavenger hunt around the city. 2-8 p.m. FREE. Hunter Park, 400 S. Holmes St., Lansing. (734) 358-1654, ow.ly/10nBYe.

Theater

Chapatti. Two lonely animal lovers form a bond. 8 p.m. $28. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston. (517) 655-7469, williamstontheatre.com.

RENT. Rock musical. 8-9 p.m. $22/$20 seniors. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.



Sunday, June 5

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 Pump House, 368 Orchard St., Lansing. (517) 371-5119.

Events

Free Public Tours. 1 and 3 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing.

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.

The Little Star That Could. Planetarium show for families. 2:30 p.m $4/$3.50 seniors and students/$3 kids. Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Road, East Lansing. (517) 355-4672.

Arts

Art Opening for Mary Reed. Show on wildlife and landscape photography. 3-5 p.m. FREE. EagleMonk Pub & Brewery, 4906 W. Mount Hope Highway, Lansing. (517) 708-7350, eaglemonkbrewing.com.

Theater

Chapatti. Two lonely animal lovers form a bond. 2 p.m. $25. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston. (517) 655-7469, williamstontheatre.com.

RENT. Rock musical. 2 p.m. $22/$20 seniors. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.

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