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Wednesday, May 27,2009

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by City Pulse
Aug. 1
Capital City African American
Parade and Heritage Festival Ethnic foods, games and live music provide entertainment for children and adults. Parade in downtown Lansing at 11 a.m. followed by a picnic in Ferris Park.
(517) 484-2180.
East Lansing Summer Concert Series Flatfoot performs at 7 p.m. at Ann Street Plaza, East Lansing. (See details, June 12) Grand Ledge Island Art Fair Featuring 130 artists showing and
selling their work, as well as food and live music. Second Island, downtown Grand Ledge. (517) 627-9843.
Woldumar Music Festival Featuring more than 35 Lansing and Michigan bands on four stages, as well as organic food, art and games at Woldumar Nature Center. Noon – midnight. 5739
Old Lansing Road, Lansing. FREE. (517) 896-5734. www.woldumarmusicfestival.blogspot.com.

Aug. 3-8
Ingham County Fair
This year marks the fair’s 155th anniversary and features supercross, pony rides, games and
exhibits from 4-H clubs from Lansing to Stockbridge. 700 E. Ash St., Mason. $5/$3. (517)
676-2428. www.ingham.org/FB/fairhome.htm

Aug. 4
Eastwood Summer Concert Series
Series continues with Summer of Sol. (See details, June 9)

Aug. 6
Blues on the Square
Concert series concludes with John Nemeth. (See details, June 11)

Aug. 7-8
Lansing JazzFest
Two days of hot tunes in Lansing’s Old Town, featuring a variety of local, regional and national talent, as well as food vendors and a drink tent. Corner of Turner Street and Grand River Avenue, Lansing. FREE. (517) 371-4600. www.jazzlansing.org.

Aug. 7-9
Great Lakes Folk Festival
Music, art and cultures coalesce at this annual celebration of folk traditions by the MSU Museum. Downtown East Lansing. FREE. www.greatlakesfolkfest.net.

Aug. 8
Car Capital Celebration
A salute to Lansing’s automotive history, featuring classic cars and live entertainment, with proceeds beneting the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum. Michigan Avenue, between Marshall and Foster streets, Lansing. (517) 372-0259. www.reoldsmsuem.org.

Aug. 11
Eastwood Summer Concert Series
Series continues with Living Soul. (See details, June 9)

Aug. 13
Thursday Night Live
Series continues with The Backwoods Band. (See details, May 28.)

Aug. 14-16
St. Johns Mint Festival
Sports tournaments, live entertainment and tours through a mint farm ll the day at this
annual favorite. Clinton County Fairgrounds, 100 E. State St., St. Johns. www.clintoncountychamber.org/mint.PHP. (989) 224-7248.

Aug. 14
East Lansing Summer Concert Series
Catsh 5 performs at 7 p.m. at Fountain Square, East Lansing.
(See details, June 12)

Aug. 15
East Lansing Summer Concert Series
Heartland Klezmorim performs at 7 p.m. at Ann Street Plaza. (See details, June 12)

Aug. 16-18
DeWitt Ox Roast
On the banks of the Looking Glass River, the smell of ox burgers can be found wafting through the streets of DeWitt every August.
Grab a burger and wash it down something from the beverage tent, while checking out some of the other activities. keep you satised. Downtown Dewitt.

Aug. 18-22
Old 27 Tour
From Coldwater to Cheybogan, cars will line up for ve days of summer cruising down Old US 27, pulling into downtown Lansing from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Aug. 19. (517) 394-7344. www.old27tour.com.

Aug. 20-22
Renegade Theater Festival
More than 20 participants, from profesional theaters to indepednent diretors, plan to jam around
Lansing’s Old Town in this growing party of bootleg thespianism. FREE. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. nightly. (517) 483-1488. www.renegadetheatrefestival.org.

Aug. 21
East Lansing Summer Concert Series
Pickland Orchestra performs at 7p.m. at Fountain Square, East Lansing. (See details, June 12)

Aug. 22
East Lansing Summer Concert Series
The Flatbellys perform at 7 p.m. at Ann Street Plaz, East Lansing. (See details, June 12)
Lansing Community College Caribbean Festival A day of island cuisine, music, dance and more presented by the Lansing Community College Student Life and Leadership oce. LCC campus, downtown Lansing. FREE. (517) 483-1287.

Aug. 27
Thursday Night Live
Series continues with “Mason Area Idol” Finals at 6 p.m. (See details, May 28.)
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