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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop

FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Rock Star, an 80s Hair Band tribute concert, Aug. 25 . This is a low dough concert.

Surviving Justin, the official CD release concert, with special guest Mandi Lane, will take place Aug. 31. This is a low dough concert.

Ventana, with special guests 5ubkultur3 and Monochrome Circuit, will perform Sept. 1. This is a low dough concert.

For tickets to all shows go to Low Dough Shows are always at the door only. Details: Call 810-715-2650. — G.G.

Live entertainment at Louie’s Sports Tavern

LAPEER — Louie’s Sports Tavern, 3301 Davison Rd., will feature Jaime Marvin, a local musician who plays anything from classic rock to rock and pop music, tonight (Aug. 23) starting at 9:30 p.m.

DJ. Ryan with R&R Lighting and Sounds, will play all the hits at Louie’s Aug. 24 starting at 9:30 p.m.

On Aug. 25, Surviving Justin, an alternative country band (described as Rob Thomas meets Charlie Daniels) will perform starting at 9:30 p.m.

Details: Call 810-667-1500. — G.G.

Only once in a Blue Moon…

FLINT — Experience a unique and intimate dinner for two under the stars, including hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Sweep special someone right off their feet with a seductively stress-free dinner that only happens once in a Blue Moon. Souvenir wine glasses, a bottle of red or white wine are also included. Just $150 per couple. RSVP is required. Seating is limited-only ten tables available.

The dinner is on Aug. 31, at Longway Planetarium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for cocktail hour and hors d’oeuvres, dinner from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Laser show immediately following dinner. To reserve your table, call 810-237-3427 or e-mail — 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 for a full calendar of events. Details: Call 810-471-4714. — G.G.

Muscle Cars at the Sloan Museum

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.

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