Machine Shop concerts
FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present The New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball & Psycho Circus Sideshow featuring It Lies Within, Given Six and 5kultu3 on Dec. 31. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the show.
EnTOURage featuring As They Sleep and It Lies Within, with special guests Myths and Legends, will perform Jan. 12. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 the day of the show.
There will be a Local Metal Weekend at The Machine Shop in Jan. 13 featuring Battlecross, Deadringer, Sin Theorom and 3 Parts Demon. This is a low dough show.
For tickets to all shows go to www.etix.com, 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: 810-715-2650. — G.G. Whaley House open for tours
FLINT — The Whaley House, 624 E. Kearsley St., is open for tours Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Visit www.whaleyhouse.com for a full calendar of events. Details: 810-471-4714. — G.G. Swing and ballroom dancing
GRAND BLANC — There is swing and ballroom dancing at The Jewel in Grand Blanc every Tuesday from 7-10 p.m. — G.G. FYT tickets for Henry and Mudge on sale
FLINT — Tickets are now available for Flint Youth Theatre’s presentation of Henry and Mudge. This FYT Special Event will be on April 5 with performances at 2- 4:30 p.m. This performance offers families an affordable entertainment experience and, paired with a book from the best-selling Henry and Mudge series, it will make a memorable gift this holiday season.
Performances are at The Whiting, 1241 East Kearsley St., on the campus of the Flint Cultural Center. All tickets are $10 and are available at Flint Youth Theatre, by calling 810-237-1530 or online at www.flintyouththeatre.org. Henry and Mudge is recommended for families with children ages 3 to 8. — G.G. The Wizard of Oz travels “over the rainbow” to The Whiting!
FLINT — The greatest family musical of all time, The Wizard of Oz, is touching down in Flint as The Whiting brings this national treasure to our community Jan. 14 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. for two spectacular performances
Tickets for The Wizard of Oz are on sale now and start at only $23. Tickets are available online at www.thewhiting.com or by calling our Ticket Center at 810-237-7333. Group tickets are available. The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley Street in Flint.
Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow are transported “Over the Rainbow” to adventures in Munchkin Land, the Haunted Forest and the Emerald City. Local children from the Flint area will be performing the roles of “munchkins.” Singing timeless classics such as “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead,” the children help bring this beloved classic to the stage of their hometown as part of their continuing performing arts education.
Details: Call www.wizardofozontour.com.— G.G.