Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop
FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature the first Battle Christmas with Battlecross and special guests Wilson, Wulfhook and It Lies Within on Dec. 20. Tickets are $12 in advance.
The annual Mushroomhead Christmas Concert is Dec. 21, with One Eyed Doll, Ionia and Unsaid Fate. Tickets are $18 in advance.
Sponge will perform Dec. 26 with Spinal Crush in a Banana 101.5 special $1.01 concert.
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.
Entertainment at Louie’s Sports Tavern
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 the the Red Wings vs the Flames hockey game at 7:30 p.,m., Dec. 19 with live entertainment by Ben Keeler. On Dec. 20 its live music by Jaime Marvin. On Dec. 21 its the Redwings vs. the Mapleleafs hockey game at 7 p.m., along with the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party.
Details: Call 810-667-1500. — G.G.
Dinosaurs return to Sloan
FLINT — Dinosaurs return to Flint! These dinosaurs don’t just look like real dinosaurs, they behave like real dinosaurs. Explore the Earth during the Cretaceous period through hands-on activities and interactive displays that encourage you to look, listen, and discover more about these fascinating creatures who used to rule the world. Discover the world of dinosaurs with lifelike, roaring, moving, prehistoric creatures.
The exhibit is now through Jan. 12 at the Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for Seniors (60+) $6 for Youth age 3-11, free for children age 2 and under. Annual Pass Holder Club Members receive free admission. — G.G.