Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop
— The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will hold a low dough concert with Westfall, Nuroksol and Core Effect at 7 p.m. Aug. 27. The club will feature Jimmy Wayne with mandi Layne and Lost Highway at 7 p.m. on Aug. 28. tickets are $20 in advance. On Aug. 31 is Karnivool with Tides of Man, Crop Circle and Kid Coma at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance. 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: 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: Crash Landing Aug. 28. Details: Call 810-694-5960 or visit www.jewelgolf.com. — G.G.
Classic auto show planned
— The 16th Annual Golden Memories Vintage Auto Show will be held Sept. 19 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Sloan Museum. This event is exclusively for original or authentically restored vehicles produced in 1960 or earlier.
The Golden Memories Vintage Auto Show is sponsored by Friends of Sloan-Longway, making it free to exhibitors and attendees. This event is non-competitive, so there will be no judging, just a relaxing day with friends and fellow car enthusiasts, who love well preserved and restored automobiles. Lottery drawing for the dash plaque vehicle of the 2011 show. Special recognition to vehicles celebrating a 50, 75 and 100 year anniversaries. Registration no required. Details: Call 810-237- 3450. — G.G.
Grossology at the Sloan Museum
— If your skin gets sweaty, you feel dizzy, and your mouth waters, you’d better head to the toilet, quick. These are the warning signs that your body gives you to tell you it’s time to hurl. Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body opens at Sloan Museum on Sept.18. You can visit the Vomit Center and learn the many reasons humans vomit. — G.G.