Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop
FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Evans Blue: The Graveyard of Empires Tour 2012, with special guests State Your Cause, on July 6. Tickets are $16 in advance.
Frequency 54 will reunite for one-night only, with special guests Westfall and Core Effect on July 7. This is a low dough concert.
Foxy Shazam with special guests Stars In Stereo, Cadaver Dogs and Wilson will perform July 11. RTickets are $10 in advance.
Dope with perform July 12 with special guests Ballz Deluxe, Crackjaw and XFactor 1. Tickets are $15 in advance.
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. Details: Call 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: Call 810-471-4714. — G.G.
Muscle Cars at Sloan
FLINT — Muscle Cars are on display at the Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., through Sept. 16. From a 1957 Chrysler 300 to a 1987 BuickGNX, this exhibit is sure to appeal to visitors of all ages.
Since they stormed on the scene in the mid-sixties, these high-powered behemoths changed the face of the automotive industry forever. Learn the stories that shaped each one of these American icons.
Follow the inception and evolution of the modern phenomenon known as the Muscle Car. Sponsored by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Autopolooza, MotorCities National Heritage Area and 103.9 The Fox. Details: Call 810-237-3450. — G.G.
Who Dunnit, Huckleberry Dash at Crossroads Village
GENESEE TWP. — On July 7-8, if you love a good mystery and want to be the next Sherlock Holmes, this is the weekend for you. Investigate the “scene of the crime,” then interview village suspects, and help us finger the guilty party. The Who Dunnit will be held at Crossroads Village and the Huckleberry Railroad, 6140 N. Bray Rd. Details: Call 810-736-7100.
On July 12, the Huckleberry Hustle and Little Berry Dash takes off as we close the park at 5 p.m.. and re-open in the evening for the only race in Michigan that begins at an historic trail and ends in one the happiest places on earth! This popular, rugged backwoods race challenges even the most dedicated runners and walkers. It is preceded by the Little Berry Dash, a totally fun “dash” for treats for kids six and under – our runners of the future! Download race forms at geneseecountyparks.org.