Things to Do in Lansing This Weekend: Crafts, Beer, Wine & More
A cool weekend, but a dry weekend around Mid-Michigan. Here are some things to do around Lansing for the weekend of April 20-23, 2023.
CADL Craft Fair & Surplus Sale
Capital Area District Libraries host the CADL Craft Fair & Surplus Sale this Saturday (4/22) from 10am to 4pm. Organizers say there'll be "a diverse array of handcrafted items to purchase from crafters and entrepreneurs". CADL will also have a booth with items from its Surplus Store!
Mid Michigan Drifting - Spring Shakedown
This Saturday (4/22) from 11am to 9pm, it's the Mid Michigan Drifting - Spring Shakedown at Corrigan Oil Speedway in Mason. Get up close and personal with the cars, meet the drivers and enjoy a fun day watching (or participating in) drifting. Don't bother packing a lunch - there'll be food trucks available on site.
8th Annual Spring Beerfest at the Ballpark
Cheers! Jackson Field in downtown Lansing hosts the 8th Annual Spring Beerfest at the Ballpark this Saturday (4/22) beginning at 3pm. This outdoor festival has it all - beer, cider, hard seltzer, mead, spirits and wine and live music too.
Wine In the Woods
What a relaxing way to end the day! This Saturday evening (4/22) from 7pm to 9pm, it's Wine In the Woods at Harris Nature Center in Okemos. Sip on your favorite beverage and take a guided walk through the woods followed by gourmet s'mores around a campfire.
2023 Spartan Spring Warm-Up Horse Show
Friends of the Michigan State University Horse Teaching and Research Center present the 2023 Spartan Spring Warm-Up Horse Show at the MSU Pavilion. The event happens all day Sunday (4/23) beginning at 8am, and is the perfect way to start off the upcoming horse show season!
Potter Park Zoo Playdate
It's an informal Potter Park Zoo Playdate this Sunday (4/23) from 10am to noon. Meet up with other parents and their littles for a fun day out!
Downtown Lansing Makers Market & Bar Hop
The Downtown Lansing Makers Market & Bar Hop is this Sunday (4/23) from 1pm to 6pm. More than two dozen artists and crafters will have their wares on display and available for purchase at Lansing Brewing Company and Michigrain Distillery (both on East Shiawassee Street) and Capital City Market (on East Michigan Avenue). Organizers promise "a wide variety of handmade goods such as jewelry, knit goods, home decor, metal working, prints, soap, paintings, candles and so much more!"
Camp Wonder Open House
Thinking of sending your child to Camp Wonder this summer? Learn all about it at Howell Nature Center this Sunday (4/23) beginning at 2pm at the Camp Wonder Open House. Meet the staff, tour the facility and preview summer programs.