This Weekend Around Lansing: Vikings, Beer, Hot Chocolate & More
There are plenty of things to do around Lansing this weekend. Get out and have some fun! Here's what happening the weekend of February 23-26, 2023.
February Beer Trail
This is the final weekend for the Greater Lansing Brewers' February Beer Trail. Stop by nearly a dozen participating Lansing-area breweries between now and the end of the month - get a server to initial your trail card, and turn your card in at any participating brewery when it's complete to be eligible for a number of month-end prizes.
Michigan Nordic Fire Festival
The 2023 Michigan Nordic Fire Festival is happening Friday (2/24) through Sunday (2/26) at the Eaton County Fairgrounds in Charlotte. This Viking-inspired weekend features cooking and blacksmithing demonstrations, battle re-enactments, fire performers, spear and axe throwing and much more.
Hot Chocolate Stroll
Who doesn't love hot chocolate? This Saturday (2/25) from 11am to 1pm, a Hot Chocolate Stroll will take place in Lansing's Foster Park. Snacks will be available as well, and all participants will receive a $5 coupon for use at Allen Farmers Market.
Black Hearts Ball
A Formal Gothic Dance Party? Yep. Join The Dark Art of Michigan for the 5th Annual Black Hearts Ball on Saturday (2/25) beginning at 8pm at The Avenue Café on East Michigan Avenue in Lansing. It's a 21+ event, featuring multiple vendors and performers, live music, and a Gothic Dance Party with DJ Mary X.
Museum Tour: Architecture
Even if you've only driven by, surely the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU has caught your eye. On Sunday (2/26) from 1pm, take in a Museum Tour focusing on the building's unique architecture. The event is free, but pre-registration is required.