There are plenty of ways to spend a weekend in Flint & Genesee. Here are five events to attend this weekend in Flint & Genesee.

Montrose Blueberry Festival

The 48th annual Montrose Blueberry Festival is August 16 – 18 with plenty of festivities in store. The festival includes an arts and crafts show, amusement rides, entertainment and the Blueberry Festival Super Parade.

Back to the Bricks

One of downtown Flint’s biggest events, Back to the Bricks, has had events all week long with their main car show on Friday and Saturday on Saginaw Street.

JJ Grey & Mofro and Jonny Lang at the Capitol Theatre

Musicians JJ Grey & Mofro and Jonny Lang will perform a night of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll at the Capitol Theatre on August 17.

BBQ Cook-Off at the Davison Farmers Market

Saturday, August 17, the Davison Farmers Market hosts their annual BBQ Cook-Off with live music from Five Ninety Five from 12 – 2 p.m.

Monarch Festival

It’s time to celebrate a wonderful butterfly filled season at For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum on Saturday, August 17. The day will be filled with butterfly games, crafts and naturalist-led hikes through the butterfly house and gardens.

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