It's summer in Lansing, and that means lots of fun things to do! Here's a list of just some of the fun you can have in the Lansing area this weekend.

  1. Jazz Festival - Phil Denny's Armory Jazz Fete takes place this Saturday from 12 tp 9 pm at the Marshall Street Armory. The Jazz Fete will be hosting national and international jazz musicians for an evening of fun and music. Click here for more info.
  2. Great Lakes Folk Festival - Taking place in Downtown East Lansing, the Great Lakes Folk Festival is a three day event hosted by the MSU Museum. Music, food, culture, and community are what this festival are all about. If that's what you dig too, click here for more details.
  3. Jackson County Fair - The Jackson County Fair wraps up this Saturday with Kids Day! Rides are just $1 a piece, and there will be tons of characters for the kids to interact and take pictures with, from princesses to superheroes. The last day also hosts bingo, 4-H shows, and a grandstand show. For more information, click here.
  4. St. Johns Mint Festival - The annual St. Johns Mint Festival takes place this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and it has EVERYTHING going one... A parade, food, shopping, entertainment, contests, a rodeo, and more! Plus, you can catch our very own Chris Tyler at the Mint Festival this Saturday from 4 to 6 pm. Get more info here.

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