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What's up in Lansing: The Scratch Pilots Top of the Town Celebration


Saturday night can get started off right with a DJ. Check out The Scratch Pilots Top of the Town Celebration. Featuring DJs McCoy, Mr Neddles, Vandal and DJ space 9:30 p.m. - 2 a.m. The Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing. (517) 482-6376.



Avoid watching Step Up on E! for the ninetieth time. Lansing Community College’s annual summer performing arts festival comes to a close with four nights of DANCE Lansing. Each night features original performances put together by dozens of choreographers and performed by almost 100 dancers. The event provides development opportunities for choreographers and dancers in the area, with a hope of building a diverse dancer community. The dances are collaborations between Happendance and LCC Dance with multiple associate organizations intertwined, made up by Everett High School Dance Program, Fusion Dance Center, Greater Lansing Academy of Dance, MICA Gallery, Michigan State University Department of Theatre, and MSU Orchesis. The partners celebrate 12 years this summer, and DANCE Lansing hopes the audience will leave with an appreciation for modern and contemporary dance styles. The event takes place at LCC’s Dart auditorium with free parking available in the Gannon Ramp, Grand Avenue and on the streets of LCC’s campus. 7-9 p.m. FREE. LCC Dart Auditorium, 500 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-1488, lcc.edu/showinfo.


Gas up the Oldsmobile! The streets near the Capitol building will play host to all makes and models of classic cars, trucks and motorcycles. With over 95 classes and 200 awards to hand out, the car show has recognition for everything. The event celebrates Lansing’s history in the automotive industry and showcases over 200 classic cars, muscle cars, collectible vehicles and motorcycles, all while supporting the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum. Grab a bite to eat from food vendors and bop the DJ as you pick out your favorite set of wheels. Rain or shine, these cars will park for your perusing. The Historical Society of Greater Lansing also gives a free walking tour at noon, which will take curious car enthusiasts to automotive related sites in downtown Lansing. The State Capitol opens for free tours during this time as well. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. FREE. Various streets of downtown Lansing in front of the Capitol Building, Lansing. (517) 372-0529, carcapitalautoshow.org.


It does not need to be October to get your spook on. Halloween comes early this year at The Avenue Café. The Dark Art of Michigan teams up with Michigan Artisans to provide a night of creep-tacular performance art at the 21 and up only event, hosted by Secretia Noxious. This dark, sexy night of spooks and thrills offers the opportunity to shop from a selection of eerie vendors or admire the ghastly works of the artists in attendance. Entertainment-wise, drag and burlesque shows of the supernatural variety comprise the line-up. Performers include Asio Aviance, Curly Kat, Cinna Moan and Sophia Von Stardust. Bust a move yourself to DJ Josh Burge at the Gothic Industrial Dance Party. Do not expect to leave empty handed, either. A game show and prizes could hook you up and top off your night right. 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $8. The Avenue, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 492-7403, avenuecafelansing.com.


Lean In Lansing. Professional development group for women. Check web for location. 9 to 11 a.m. Grand Traverse Pie, 1403 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (517) 203-3304.


Live Music w/ The Devil's Cut. At 8 p.m. FREE. Lansing Brewing Company, 518 E. Shiawassee St. (517) 371-2600.

Summer Music Series at Henry's Place. Live music from local artists. Light jazz, acoustics & blues. 9 p.m. - 12 a.m. Henry's Place Neighborhood Gastro Sports Bar, 4926 Marsh Road, Okemos.


Murder for Two. Features 2 performers playing 13 roles. 3 - 4:30 p.m. $27/$25 Military/Senior (65kknd)/$10 students. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam Williamston. 517-655-SHOW.


1st Annual Rob Wurtz Memorial Golf Outing 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Benefiting The Michigan War Dog Memorial Foundation, 6900 East highland Road, Howell.

Lansing Bike & Seek. Scavenger hunt on bikes. Bring team, bike, smart phone. Cash prizes. 2 - 5 p.m. $10/team. Reutter Park, Corner of Kalamazoo & Townsend St. Lansing. ow.ly/wqxC30dLlu7.

R.E. Olds Museum Car Capital Auto Show. Annual car show is open to all makes and models. 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. FREE spectator admission. Downtown Lansing.

Great Lakes Loons at Lansing Lugnuts. 7:05 Cooley Law School Stadium. 505 E Michigan Ave., Lansing.


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