Many fun local events this weekend
Lansing Beer Fest in the REO Town district is one of the many fun events taking place this coming weekend. Courtesy graphic
By Chloe Gregg
This weekend, the Lansing area is full of fun events for Lansing residents to enjoy, from beer fests to music festivals and everything in between.
These events include the Pumpstock Music Festival, Greens & Grains, a Murder & Mayhem Mystery Dinner and the Lansing Beer Fest.
Greens & Grains will take place Friday, June 10 at Groesbeck Golf Course, located at 1523 E. Cesar Chavez Ave. in Lansing. The event begins at 5 p.m.
This is a 21+ only event at which guests will enjoy beer and food pairings provided by the Lansing Brewery Company.
An Evening of Comedy, Murder, Mystery & Mayhem is also set for Friday, June 10. The event takes place on the Michigan Princess Riverboat, located at 3004 W. Main St. in Grand River Park.
This is an event that will be happening periodically throughout the summer. The show this week will begin at 6 p.m. and run until 10 p.m. This event is 18+ only with $80 tickets. More information can be found on the website.
The 12th annual Pumpstock Music Festival is Saturday, June 11 at 300 Bailey St. in East Lansing. This is a completely free event, but advance donations for the kick starter are appreciated and can be made here.
Smitty Smith, the host and organizer of this event, said Pumpstock has always been a fun time for guests.
“(It’s) a day of great American roots music in a family friendly park environment,” Smith said. “(There will be) music, fun, friends and food. Josh Davis will be headlining this year.”
This festival will begin at 2 p.m. and run until 8 p.m. For more information, visit the website here.
The Lansing Beer Festival will be held Saturday, June 11 in REO Town, along South Washington Street from 4 to 9 p.m. (3 p.m. start for VIPs). There are regular and VIP tickets available, ranging from $35 to $45 per person.
This will be a 21+ only event. This event features over 20 Michigan breweries and 100 craft beers and ciders. There will also be food trucks, live music, vendors and much more. For more information, visit the website.