Friday, November 17


Opening of BWL Toy Mill

12 p.m.

Bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots and join us for the opening of the BWL Toy Mill at Ottawa and N. Washington Square. The Toy Mill is open for toy donations from 5-9 p.m. the night of Silver Bells.

Lansing City Hall

  • 5:00-6:00 pm: Water Wonderland Chorus of Sweet Adelines International 
  • 6:30-7:00 pm: Tom Jones Trio
  • 7:15-8:00 pm: Glen Erin Pipe Band

Main Stage (corner of Michigan & Capitol)

  • Following Parade: Lighting of Michigan’s Official State Tree and Fireworks Display (Weather Permitting)

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 218 W Ottawa

  • 7:30-8:30 pm: St. Cecilia Chorale*

Washington Square, 100 N Block

  • 6:30-7:00 pm: State of Fifths

Washington Square, 100 S Block

  • 5:30-6:30 pm: Strolling Clowns
  • 7:00-7:30 pm: State of Fifths

Washington Square, 200 S. Block

  • 5:30-6:30 pm: Strolling Clowns
  • 7:30-8:30 pm: Capitol City Chordsmen

Washington Square, 300 S. Block 

  • 5:30-6:30 pm: Strolling Clowns

The Runway, Knapp's Centre-entrance on Washtenaw St.

  • 5:00-9:00 pm: Shop good from local designers
  • 6:30-8:30 pm: Caricature Artist

Lansing Art Gallery, 119 N. Washington Sq.

  • 5:00-9:00 pm: Holiday Art Exhibition (shop gifts from 100+ Michigan artists)
  • 5:00-8:30 pm: Art Activities
  • 5:00-7:00 pm: Caricature Artist

La Fille Gallery

  • 5:00-9:00 pm: Silver Bells Ornaments
  • 5:30-7:00 pm: Taylor Taylor

Capital Area District Libraries-Downtown Lansing Branch

  • 5:00-8:30 pm: Sally Mae Britton ace Painting & Balloon Animals 
  • 6:30-8:30 pm: Family Photo Booth*
  • 7:30-8:00 pm: Joel Tacey's "Let it Snow Holiday Show"*
  • 8:15-8:45 pm: Joel Tacey's "Let it Snow Holiday Show"*

Impression 5 Science Center

  • 5:00-6:30 pm: Science Center is open for free, admission for special exhibit only
  • 5:00-6:00 pm: Wanda Degen, Hammered Dulcimer

State Capitol Building

  • 5:00-6:00 pm: MSU Community School of Music Children & Youth Choirs
  • 5:30-8:00 pm: Self-Guided Tours of the Capitol
  • 6:00-8:00 pm: Deidreanna Porter, Harpist*

Lansing City Market

  • 5:00-9:00 pm: Live Reindeer and Santa & Mrs. Claus*
  • 5:30-6:30 pm: Steve Thomas, saxophonist
  • 6:30-7:30 pm: Deacon Earl
  • 7:30-8:30 pm: Olivet College Gospel Choir

 

Lansing Center – Main Concourse

  • 5:00-6:30 pm: Marina Stojanovska, Pianist
  • 6:45-7:15 pm: A'CaFellas
  • 7:30-8:00 pm: Spartan Dischords

Lansing Center -- Exhibit Hall C

  • 8:00-9:00 pm: Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

Lansing Community College, Dart Auditorium, 500 N. Capital Ave.

  • 8:00-9:00 pm: Live Radio Broadcast of “Little Shop of Horrors," on 89.7FM and WLNZ.org. Studio audience welcome for this radio play.

Lansing Central United Methodist Church-Fellowship Hall

  • 6:00-7:00 pm: The Men of Orpheus*

Michigan Library and Historical Center

  • 5:00-9:00 pm: Make a hand-warmer station
  • 5:00-9:00 pm: Make-a-Book*
  • 5:00-9:00 pm: Michigan History Museum Exhibits
  • 5:00-6:00 pm: Patch Chords (Barbershop Quartet)
  • 6:00-8:00 pm: Alex Mendenall
  • 7:00-8:00 pm: Drew Kilpela Trio
  • 8:00-9:00 pm: Coolidge

Saturday, November 18


Brunch With Santa

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8 a.m.–2 p.m.
Bring your children for a special brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Troppo. The day includes cookie decorating, writing letters to Santa and holiday arts and crafts.


Reservations will become available at troppo.org on October 25.

 

Silver Bells 5K

9 a.m.
This is a 3 mile Run/Walk to support Silver Bells in the City and the Chris and Louise Holman Foundation. Christmas traditional costume contest, chip timed, finisher medals for all participants and awards for top finishers. The Silver Bells 5K is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network and is coordinated by the Michigan Fitness Foundation.


Register for the Silver Bells 5K at www.runsignup.com/silverbells or on site the morning of the event.


Sunday, November 19

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Brunch With Santa

8 a.m.–2 p.m.
Bring your children for a special brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Troppo. The day includes cookie decorating, writing letters to Santa and holiday arts and crafts.


Reservations will become available at troppo.org on October 25.


Entertainment sponsored by:

 

Note: all of the arts & cultural entertainment is sponsored by Dewpoint unless it has an *