A family takes a photo near the rose garden at Applewood Estate in Flint, Michigan.

What to do When You’re in Flint & Genesee

Festival and events season is coming up in Flint & Genesee and some of the area’s favorites are coming back this year. The Crim Festival of Races is back on in 2021 at full capacity on August 28 welcoming thousands of runners to the area. Car enthusiasts will be back in Flint & Genesee for Back to…

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A Guide to Bike Trails in Flint & Genesee

With summer in full swing, what better way to enjoy nature than on two wheels! Not only is it a fun activity, but it's a great way to get some exercise. According to Bicycle Guider, "cycling regularly can reduce the rate of all-cause mortality by 10%." Looking for a place to ride? Here are some of…

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Celebrate Fourth of July in Flint & Genesee

With the Fourth of July weekend approaching, many people in Flint & Genesee are planning ways to celebrate the holiday. From boat days to barbeques, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day in the area. Although some traditions may have changed this year, locals and visitors can still…

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Explore Flint & Genesee Farmers’ Markets

Local farmers’ markets are a staple in many midwestern cities and towns. Throughout Michigan there are plenty of seasonal and year-long farmers’ markets from Detroit’s Eastern Market to small farm stands. In Flint & Genesee, many local cities host seasonal farmers’ markets and there are a few…

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Explore the Water in Flint & Genesee

Summer is approaching, and now is the time to explore the water in Flint & Genesee with the weather warming up. With 54 lakes and four rivers, the region is filled with great places to cool off. From splash pads to beaches, boating to kayaking, there are many ways to enjoy the water in Flint &…

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Celebrate Juneteenth in Flint & Genesee

Juneteenth is an annual celebration that signifies the day that federal troops marched in Galveston, Texas in 1865 with news that the Civil War had ended and that all enslaved people were free – two and a half years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. Learn more about Juneteenth on…

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Celebrate Pride in Flint & Genesee

June is officially Pride Month in Flint & Genesee, a month dedicated to celebrating and advocating for the LGBTQ+ community. In April, Genesee County Commissioners declared June as Pride Month for the county and Mayor Sheldon Neeley recently declared June Pride Month for Flint. For several years…

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Experience Sports in Flint & Genesee

Flint has been known for its sports culture for decades. From the Flintstones – Flint natives who took the Michigan State Spartans Basketball team to the 2000 NCAA Division I Men's National Championship – to boxing stars like Claressa Shields and Tony Burton, Flint has produced some major athletes…

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