Spring is an exciting time in this area! Whether you're a long-time resident or just visiting, these ideas will guarantee you have a good time!

1. Swill & Swine Fest

When

Saturday, May 13, 2017

1:00 PM-6:00 PM

Where

Lansing Brewing Company

518 East Shiawassee Street. Lansing, MI

Description

"Join us in the Stadium District on May 13th for beer n' food on the patio for the 2nd Annual Swill & Swine Fest! Pig roast & live music from Big Dudee Roo & More!"

*Photo courtesy of Eventbrite

2. Alice’s Mad Hatter Tea Party Benefit

When

Saturday, May 13, 2017

1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Where

Reach Studio Art Center

1804 S Washington Ave. Lansing, Michigan

Description

"Join Alice, the Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat and the Red Queen at REACH for a fabulous afternoon of fun and imagination as you have tea and crumpets with Mad Hatter and friends! Ticket includes Aceramic tea cup to glaze (REACH will clear glaze it and fire it so that it will be ready to pick up by the following Wednesday, May 18. Tea and fancy desserts served by the Mad Hatter and other Alice-in-Wonderland characters. Other fun activities: face painting, a photo booth with wild and crazy hats to try on, croquet in the courtyard, building a house of cards, and more."

3. Jerrod Niemann Live at Tequila Cowboy

When

Saturday, May 13, 2017

5:00 PM-11:30 PM

Where

Tequila Cowboy

5660 West Saginaw Highway. Lansing, MI 

Description

"Performer: Jerrod Niemann with special guest Brent Lowry & The Drifters."

4. Mother's Day Brunch Aboard the Michigan Princess

When

Sunday, May 14, 2017

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Where

Grand River Park

3001 Lansing Rd. Lansing, Michigan

Description

"Enjoy a relaxing morning with Mom aboard the Michigan Princess.  We will be cruising the river with the Bayou River Band for entertainment. Our brunch will consist of Specialty Eggs, Hash browns, sausage, bacon, French Toast Bake, Fresh fruit salad, Danish and muffins"

5. East Lansing Farmer's Market 

When

Sunday, May 14, 2017

10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Where

Valley Court Park

280 Valley Court. East Lansing, MI

Description

"A growers-only market, located in an inviting, open-air atmosphere, just steps away from the Michigan State University campus and downtown East Lansing. Customers can fill their shopping bags with a diverse selection of fresh, farm-grown Michigan produce and products, including fresh vegetables and fruit, grass-fed beef, artisan bread, cheese, all-natural chicken, coffee, maple syrup, honey, flowers and much more."

*Photos courtesy of Shutterstock