Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop
FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present a Cancer Benefit featuring A Sleepless Malice, Deadringer, Blood of the Unborn, Six Seconds to Oblivion, Cadence and Before Midnight, Jan. 4. Tickets are $5 at the door.
Gorilla Music presents Last Summer featuring Myths and Legends, Open 24 Hours, Stone Heart, the Skinny and Thundergarter, Jan. 5. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 the day of the show.
For tickets to all shows go to www.etix.com, Paradise Express in the Dort Mall (810-743-0330), High Octane in Fenton or at the club during business hours. Low Dough Shows are always at the door only. Doors open for all shows at 7 p.m. Details: Call 810-715-2650. — G.G.
Live entertainment at Louie’s
LAPEER — Louie’s Sports Tavern, 3301 Davison Rd., will feature Team Trivia Begins every Wednesday 7-9 p.m. Prizes for winners each night 1st-3rd place.
Louie’s Sports Tavern will feature Myk Rise starting at 9:30 p.m., Jan. 3.
Davison Magpie, with Drew Machak acoustic, will perform Jan. 4 , starting at 9:30 p.m.
And, for the first time at Louie’s, 34 BLISS will perform Jan. 5 starting at 9:30 p.m.
Details: Call 810-667-1500. — G.G.
Holiday Trains opened at the Sloan Museum
FLINT — Get in the holiday spirit at Sloan Museum with its newest exhibit Holiday Trains. Intended for train enthusiasts of all ages, this HO Scale model railroad showcases model trains and features realistic diesel sounds.
Visitors will be taken back to the days when the Iron Horse sped across Michigan. Marvel at charming model trains as they travel across rustic bridges, along overhead trestles, and even past a zoo. Search over the three tracks for the White Christmas Express.
Holiday Trains is open to the public through Jan. 27. Sloan Museum is located at 1221 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, Michigan, 48503 Tickets are $9 adults, $8 Seniors, and $6 youth ages 3-11. — G.G.