It has been a pretty brutal winter, but as we move forward into spring, the temperature should rise and hopefully it will be warm enough to get out and enjoy what the cities around us have to offer. Here are some ways you can have fun this March through rain or shine.
Arts Night Out – Old Town Lansing, March 3
From 5-8 PM, you can walk around and explore the local shops and businesses of Old Town while admiring wonderful works of art. With live music, photography exhibits, murals, paintings, dance performances, and much more, you’re sure to be entertained.
Ingham County’s Largest Mom2Mom Sale – Webberville, March 4
For $5 from 9 AM-1 PM, you can spend your afternoon shopping around at over 200 tables for gently used children’s toys, books, clothes, and furniture while learning and conversing about everything mom-related. You can come just to shop, or rent a table to sell your own things for $26.
St. Patrick’s Celebration – Grand Ledge, March 10-11
On March 10, celebrate your Irish heritage (or lack thereof) at the Sanctuary - Distillery, Brewery, & Winery from 6-11 PM. For a $5 cover, you can enjoy traditional Irish dancing and live music. On Saturday March 11, you can catch the Grand Ledge St. Patrick’s Day Parade at 2 PM, and hit up the after party at the Cancun Grill for Irish dancing and live Irish music.
21st Annual Lansing Home & Garden Show – East Lansing, March 16-19
Start preparing your green thumb for summer by surrounding yourself with garden displays, landscaping projects, a Standard Flower Show, and hundreds of exhibits featuring remodeling, construction, kitchen and bathroom improvements, and more! Time details can be found online, and admission is $9 per person.
St. Patrick’s Day Festivities, March 17:
- Kellogg Center State Room: Whiskey’s of the World St. Patrick’s Day
- Lansing Brewing Company: No Damn Green Beer Party
- St. Patrick’s Day at Ellison Brewery & Spirits
- St. Patrick’s Day at Claddagh Irish Pub
- St. Pat’s Day at The AMP!
Maple Syrup Festival – Lansing, MI, March 18
Love some fresh maple syrup? From 11 AM-5 PM you can learn and experience the making of maple syrup, maple crème, and maple candy for free at the Fenner Nature Center. For $8, you can taste the sweet syrup on all-you-can-eat pancakes with sausage, orange juice, and coffee.