Oct. 1 2016 12:01 AM

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

Good day and happy weekend.

Local cultural organizations come together Saturday for a celebration of diversity and arts at the Greater Lansing Islamic Center. The event features handmade art and crafts from local creators with an emphasis on traditional cultures. Works for sale include glasswork, ceramics, jewelry, drawings and paintings. Visitors can also check out henna body art and munch on international food. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE. Islamic Center of Greater Lansing, 920 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing. ow.ly/zqUT304APSi.

The smell of old paper fills the Lansing Center this weekend, beckoning antique enthusiasts and book lovers alike. The 64th Michigan Antiquarian Book and Paper Show rolls into town Sunday with its stock of books, postcards, movie posters, photographs, maps and other collectable paper goods. Among its book offerings are first editions, signed copies and rare finds from virtually every genre. The annual event bills itself as “the largest antiquarian book and paper show” in the Midwest. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $5/FREE for children. Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 332-0123, curiousbooks.com.

A Michigan native who made it big on Broadway returns home Saturday for a one-night engagement at the Wharton Center. Actress and singer Sutton Foster has performed in eleven Broadway shows and currently stars in TV Land’s comedy/drama “Younger.” Her portrayals of Reno Sweeney in “Anything Goes” and Millie Dillmount in “Thoroughly Modern Millie” each earned her a Tony Award, and she has also starred as Princess Fiona in “Shrek: The Musical” and Inga in “Young Frankenstein.” As a solo artist, she has released two albums and toured the country. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $38. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 432-2000, whartoncenter.com.

Lansing Maker Week, a series of events for “anyone who creates, builds, tinkers, or imagines,” kicks off its third year Saturday. The week features keynote speakers, demonstrations, networking events and children’s activities at local businesses and organizations, all exploring technology and do-it-yourself projects. Saturday offers family activities at Meridian Mall and the Broad Art Museum, and Sunday includes a look into the print-making process of local artist Kimberly Lavon. Other activities include opportunities to see spaces and resources used by students at MSU, open houses and even a fashion show. Oct. 8 features the grand opening of Lansing Maker Network’s new location, including tours, workshops and demonstrations. See website for complete schedule and admission prices. Lansingmakerweek.com.


Saturday, October 1

Classes and Seminars

Tai Chi at the Park. Free class for beginning and experienced tai chi players. From 9 to 10 a.m. FREE. Hunter Park, 400 S. Holmes St. Lansing. (517) 272-9379.

Literature and Poetry

Rosalie Sanara Petrouske and Mary Fox Book Reading. Poets recite from latest books. 2-4 p.m. FREE. , 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

Evergreen Haiku Study Group. All welcome. In Snyder Hall room C301. 1-3 p.m. Snyder-Phillips Hall, 362 Bogue St., East Lansing. (517) 884-1932.

Music

Sutton Foster. Musical theater actress performs. 8 p.m. Tickets from $27.50. Wharton Center. 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, whartoncenter.com.

Deacon Earl. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. FREE. Meridian Township Farmers Market, 5151 Marsh Road, Okemos. (517) 853-4608.

Goth Night (Free), 9 p.m. The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave.

Greg Smith, 5:30 p.m. Buddies - Holt, 2040 N. Aurelius Road

Lee Groove, 8 p.m. Champions, 2440 N. Cedar St.

DJ, 8 p.m. Coach’s Pub & Grill, 6201 Bishop Rd.

Smash Alley, 9 p.m. Colonial Bar, 3425 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

DJ Fudgie, 10 p.m. Esquire, 1250 Turner St.

The Hot Mess, 9:30 p.m. The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave.

Alistair, 7 p.m. Gallery Brewery, 142 Kent St.

Avon Bomb, 9:30 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.

Rush Clement, 3 p.m. Harper's, 131 Albert Ave.

State of Mine, 6:30 p.m. The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave.

Secret Grief, 7 p.m. Mac's Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave.

Kathleen & the Bridge St. Band, 9 p.m. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave.

Kari Holmes, Modern Day Drifters, 7:30 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.


Theater

The Amazing Jesus. Debut of play by Lansing playwright about Leticia, a woman on a mission for answers. 8-10 p.m. $15. The Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington, Lansing. (517) 775-4246, ow.ly/gZI3304f7KG

None of the Above. Snappy comedy about student and tutor. 8 p.m. $10/$5 students. Black Box Theatre, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-1488, lcc.edu/cma/events.

Burn This. Trio of friends cope with the death of a friend. 8-10 p.m. $12/$10 seniors and students. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.

Punk Rock. British students challenge the establishment and themselves. 2 and 8 p.m. $15. Studio 60 Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. (517) 355-6690, theatre.msu.edu.

Events

Greater Lansing Balloon Festival. Hot-air balloons launched. 7:30 a.m. and 1-9 p.m. $5. Hope Sports Complex, 5801 Aurelius Road, Lansing. greaterlansingballoonfestival.com.

Centennial Celebration of Olivet Baptist Church of Lansing. Celebration with food, historical displays and music. 6-9 p.m. FREE. Olivet Baptist Church, 5455 W. Willoughby Road, Lansing. (517) 887-0988, obclansing.org.

Free Public Tours. At Visitor Services just before tour. 1 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus East Lansing.

Old Town Oktoberfest. Beer and German culture festival. 3-11 p.m. $18/$22 adv.; weekend passes available. Old Town, at Turner Street and Grand River Avenue, Lansing. (517) 485-4283, oldtownoktoberfest.com.

Lansing Area Virtual Solar Tour. Homeowners share stories of using and installing solar energy. 2-4 p.m. FREE. Meridian Township Hall, 5151 Marsh Road, Okemos. glrea.org.

Lansing Christian School Annual Fund 5K/Fall Fest. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Lansing Christian School, 3405 Belle Chase Way Lansing. (517) 882-5779, lansingchristianschool.org/5k.

Archaeology Day. Artifact displays, presentations and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Michigan History Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. michigan.gov/archaeology.

Arts

We Are All One Arts & Crafts Fair. With international food, art from diverse artists. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE. Greater Lansing Islamic Center, 920 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing. ow.ly/YTtV303IGpM.

Red Barn Pottery Sale. Featuring work of eight Red Barn potters plus guests. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Williamston Township Hall, 4990 Zimmer Road, Williamston.


Sunday, October 2

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., East Lansing. (517) 371-5119.

Pureland Buddhism with Ven. Wuling. Dharma talks, discussion, and meditation. 9 a.m.-4:35 p.m. $30 Donation. Amitabha Village Retreat Center, 14796 Beardslee Road, Perry. (517) 420-2002, lansingbuddhist.org.

Music

Anne Nispel, soprano, and Harlan Jennings, baritone. 3 p.m. $10/$8 seniors/kids and students FREE. Fairchild Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340, music.msu.edu/event-listing.

The Further Adventures of FatBoy and JiveTurkey. Live free music every Sunday. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. FREE. Stober's Bar, 812 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

Theater

The Amazing Jesus. Debut of play by Lansing playwright about Leticia, a woman on a mission for answers. 8-10 p.m. $15. The Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington, Lansing. (517) 775-4246, ow.ly/gZI3304f7KG.

Burn This. Trio of friends cope with the death of a friend. 2 p.m. $12/$10 seniors and students. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.

Punk Rock. British students challenge the establishment and themselves. 8 p.m. $15. Studio 60 Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. (517) 355-6690, theatre.msu.edu.

Events

Centennial Celebration of Olivet Baptist Church of Lansing. Celebration with food, historical displays and music. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. FREE. Olivet Baptist Church, 5455 W. Willoughby Road, Lansing. (517) 887-0988, obclansing.org.

Free Public Tours. At Visitor Services just before tour. 1 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus East Lansing.

East Lansing Farmer's Market. Growers-only market with produce, meat, cheese and more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Valley Court Park, 400 Hillside Court, East Lansing. ow.ly/h4zp30329Of.

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.

Mid Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show. Vintage, antiquarian and collectible books, magazines and more. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $5/children FREE. Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. curiousbooks.com.

MSUFCU Dinosaur Dash. 5K race with fun activities for families. 10 a.m. $8-30. MSU Museum, 409 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 432-4655, museum.msu.edu.

One World One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure. Big Bird and Elmo take imaginary trip to the moon. 2:30-3:30 p.m. $3-4. Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Road, East Lansing. (517) 355-4672.

Picnic Potluck. Meet and ask questions to Ingham Festival Chorale singers and director. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Rayner Park, 730 E. Ash St., Mason. (517) 487-5528.

Arts

JoyFel Journeys: A Celebration of Seasons. Haslett photographer holds reception for nature artwork. 2-4 p.m. FREE. The Bookend Gallery in the Haslett Library, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett.

Petra Daher, Filmaker and Photographer. Artist reception for show on autumn photography and videography. 3-5 p.m. FREE. EagleMonk Pub & Brewery, 4906 W. Mount Hope Highway, Lansing. (517) 408-7350, eaglemonkbrewing.com.

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