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

The Explore Flint & Genesee blog features local attractions, restaurants, and weekly things to do in and around the county. Here you'll be able to learn more about our area to help you plan your next trip or discover your next favorite attraction or restaurant in Flint & Genesee!

New Exhibits to Visit in Flint & Genesee

Looking for a fun way to spend time with friends and family or just a good way to get out into the community? Check out these new gallery and museum exhibits in Flint & Genesee. Flint Institute of Arts Located in the Flint Cultural Center, the Flint Institute of Arts has the second largest fine arts…

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Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Flint & Genesee

Photo courtesy of Flint Public Art Project, mural artist: Kevin Burdick January 17 marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday marking the birth of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the chief spokesperson for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement. On the day, schools and some…

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Celebrate the New Year in Flint & Genesee

The holidays are coming up quickly and at the end of the line is New Year’s Eve, a night to celebrate the old and welcome in the new. In Flint & Genesee, there are a variety of places around the county where individuals can go and ring in the new year. Here are the events happening on December 31…

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Unique Places to Dine in Flint & Genesee

Whether you are entertaining guests during the holidays or just looking for something new to try, Flint & Genesee has several joints that house unique experiences for patrons. From igloos to winter bars and everything in between, here are some of the most unique places to dine in Flint & Genesee…

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Experience the Holiday Season in Flint & Genesee

The holiday season has kicked off with Thanksgiving and now many are looking forward to celebrating the various holidays between now and the end of the year. In Flint & Genesee there are plenty of events to help get you in the holiday spirit. Here is what you can do to experience this holiday season…

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Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Flint & Genesee

The day after Thanksgiving is better known as Black Friday to shopping enthusiasts and deal lovers. Many people find sales at a variety of big box stores and other retailers. However, did you know there is a day dedicated to the small businesses in your community? Saturday, November 27 marks Small…

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Give Thanks in Flint & Genesee

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. A perfect time for families to come together and be thankful. This year, many families can celebrate in a more traditional way with Thanksgiving dinner surrounded by loved ones. However, there is still one key element to figure out – Who brings the turkey…

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