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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop

— The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will feature Rock Band with the 80s Hairband tribute on Nov. 26. This is a low dough concert. On Nov. 27 is the Jackyl with DMC of Run DMC, the Nigel Dupress Band and Critical Bill starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance. On Nov. 30 Apocalyptica will perform for the first time in Flint. Tickets are $18 in advance. For tickets to all shows go to, Paradise Express in the Dort Mall (810-743-0330), Strange Daze Tattoos in Davison, High Octane in Fenton or at the club during business hours. Low Dough Shows are always at the door only. Details: Call 715-2650. — G.G.

Country-western fun at Wild Spurs

— Wild Spurs, part of The Jewel Entertainment Complex, at 5270 Perry Rd., features live bands Friday and Saturday nights. Friday nights are country music and Saturday’s are rock and roll. Upcoming bands include: Terrie Lea & The Mustangs on Jan. 15 and March 5 at 8 p.m.; and Voodoo Honey will perform Feb. 11 at 9 p.m. Details: Call 810-694- 5960 or visit — G.G.

Holiday trains coming

— The Lapeer Model Railroad Club is getting in the Holiday spirit at Sloan Museum. Intended for train enthusiasts of all ages, this HO Scale model railroad showcases model trains and displays featuring realistic diesel sounds. Visitors will be taken back to the days when the Iron Horse sped across Michigan.

This exhibit is included with regular Museum admission. Sloan Museum is open Monday – Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 12-5 p.m. Parking is free. Admission is $6 for adults, seniors are $5 and youth 3-11 are $4. Annual Pass Holder Club members are free. — G.G.

Old-Fashioned Christmas planned

— The Grand Blanc Heritage Association announces its annual Old-Fashioned Christmas celebration Dec. 6. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with a half hour of music on the Museum’s vintage player piano. The program will begin at 7 p.m., with music and inspirational messages of the season. Refreshments will follow the program in the lower level. Admission is by an item of nonperishable food, paper goods, or monetary donation to FISH, the local food pantry. Details: Call 810-694-7274 or the Museum Director at 810-695-8045. — G.G.

Tuesday Night Art Jam

— Woobie’s Bar and Nightlife, 4011 S. Saginaw St., presents its Tuesday Night Art Show at 8 p.m. Each Tuesday night, Woobie’s throws an art and open mic night, inviting participants to come up on stage and play some songs, or bring art work to put on the walls. Attendees must be at least 18, and admission is free. Details: Call 810-760-4000. — N.B.

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