Events to check out this weekend in Lansing


SATURDAY,  Jan. 16 — Need some fresh ideas to kill some time this weekend? Here's a smattering of events gathered by City Pulse that are going down this Saturday and Sunday.

Craft and Vendor Show at the Lansing Mall

The Lansing Mall is hosting a one-off marketplace featuring local vendors and crafters this Saturday and Sunday. Items for sale include homemade bath and skin care products, jewelry, books, original artwork and toys. For more information, follow the host’s Facebook page.

Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.

5330 W. Saginaw Hwy., Lansing

Think Tank Workshops at Impression 5 Science Center

Impression 5 is hosting a series of educational crafting workshops for young learners. Saturday’s program will teach attendees about the fundamentals of working with clay in order to create a heat-reactive tea light lantern that changes color when exposed to different temperatures. Read the event page for more information.

Recommended for ages 9-14

$30 member/$35 non-member

Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon

200 Museum Dr., Lansing

Photography Basics Workshop

Local photography gurus SmarterPics are hosting a six-hour course for beginners looking to dip their toes into the wide world of photography. After a rundown of the basics, attendees will take a tour around Old Town to learn hands-on how to get better shots. Click here for more information.


Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

935 N. Washington Ave., Lansing

F-45 Training Grand Opening

F-45 Training is East Lansing’s newest fitness center studio, and is celebrating its grand opening on Saturday. Trainers will be on location and are offering workouts at 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. More information, including how to sign up for a 7-day trial is available at

Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2650 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing

5th Annual Aux Petit Soins King Cake Party (Virtual)

Join Lansing’s French cultural center Aux Petit Soins for a virtual baking class. Attendees will learn the ins and outs of crafting the perfect king cake. King cake is a desert that is part of the French Epiphany celebration and is commonly associated with New Orleans and Mardi Gras. For $30, attendees will receive all of the ingredients they need to bake the cake, or they can pay $10 if they plan to use their own ingredients. Click here to register.

Sunday, starts at 3 p.m.

Sushi Sunday’s With Cask and Co.

Cask and Co. is celebrating Sunday with a two for one deal. Order two specialty rolls and you’ll get one classic roll for free. Open for takeout only per state guidelines. Visit Cask and Co.’s website for a full menu.

Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

3415 E. Saginaw St., Lansing


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