Established in 2000, The Good Beans Cafe features an old-school bar stocked with teas, flavored syrups and key ingredients for your favorite coffee drinks. Like most coffee shops, its patrons gather together for caffeinated beverages, conversation and the occasional live music performance. But unlike most cafés – about once or twice a month – the Flint-based […]

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Events Monday, November 14: “Ladies Night Out” at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, 6140 Bray Road, Flint * (800) 648-PARK * geneseecountyparks.org (Event runs 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.) Grab your favorite shopping buddies and start the holiday season together in the festive quaint glow of Crossroads Village. Enjoy shopping, crafts, demonstrations, holiday lights, vintage rides and […]

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Events Tuesday, November 8: “Let’s Hike It Baby” at For-Mar Nature Preserve, 2142 N. Genesee Road, Burton * (810) 789-8567 * geneseecountyparks.org (Event runs 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.) Get outside, get active and explore! This event was designed to help encourage a love of the outdoors at a young age. Meet at For-Mar’s Visitor Center for […]

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Seasonal Fun Monday, October 31: Montrose Orchards “Pumpkin Fantasyland Tours”, 12473 Seymour Road, Montrose * (810) 639-6971 * montroseorchards.com (Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) Bring the children and enjoy a 30 to 45-minute hayride tour through a decorated trail with nothing scary, just good family fun. After the tour, pick that perfect pumpkin, shop for hard […]

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Creating art is a known stress reliever. Studies show it can encourage creative thinking, improve attention and boost self-esteem. And – of course – there’s the added benefit of it being a fun thing to do. That said, why not try some of the following arts and crafts opportunities in Genesee County? Create your own custom […]

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