Ever wonder what it looks like backstage at the Whiting or inside the University of Michigan Flint Recreation Center? Do you have an interest in seeing cultural center attractions without an entrance fee? Or maybe you would love to eat downtown for a discount. Well you can experience it all for a $1.
On Saturday, July 20 Be a Tourist in Your Home Town will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The experience will begin at the Riverfront Residence Hall in downtown Flint and travel along a designated route visiting a variety of venues and along the way. Tourists can jump off the bus to experience chosen venues along the route and then catch the next bus to see additional destinations. Buses are provided courtesy of event sponsor Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) of Flint.
There is a $1 fee to become a Tourist. Additional discounts are available at downtown restaurants for lunch or dinner.
Tourists can experience the lobby at the Capitol Theater, see the vintage “Lumber City” baseball team at the Whaley House, see stars at the Planetarium, hear stories at the Flint Library, eat barbeque at the Farmer’s Market, tour the gardens at Applewood, see art at the Flint Institute of Arts and the Greater Flint Arts Council, checkout the University of Michigan-Flint Recreation Center and more.