Explore Flint & Genesee Blog

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!

8 Kid Friendly Halloween Events in Flint & Genesee

The leaves are falling, the weather is changing and everyone is getting ready for Halloween. Kids everywhere are picking out their favorite costumes, watching Halloween movies and listening to the Monster Mash. Flint & Genesee is booming with fall activities – apple orchards, hayrides, trunk-or-treats. Keep the spooky spirit alive and switch things up a bit by attending […]

Porter's Orchard, Goodrich, Genesee County Michigan

Information and dates are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm. Seasonal Fun Events Attractions Art & Culture Entertainment Shopping Dining with Evening Entertainment Nightlife Download PDF Seasonal Fun Monday-Sunday, October 16-22: Almar Orchards, 1431 Duffield Road, Flushing * (810) 659-6568 * almar-orchards.com (Open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 […]

Explore the Flint Festival of Quilts

Wendy Mamattah was a young child living in West Ghana when she discovered she had a gift for sewing. Her mother, a dressmaker, would allow her to sew, helping her hone her skills. In school she excelled at sewing, however, her father believed that sewing would get her nowhere and encouraged her to focus on academics instead. […]

Spicer Orchards, Fenton, Michigan

Information and dates are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm. Seasonal Fun Events Attractions Art & Culture Entertainment Shopping Dining with Evening Entertainment Nightlife Download PDF Seasonal Fun Monday-Sunday, October 9-15: Almar Orchards, 1431 Duffield Road, Flushing * (810) 659-6568 * almar-orchards.com (Open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 […]

Get into the spooky spirit in Flint & Genesee

You get an eerie tingle when you step into a house is that almost a 150-years old. Although it has been renovated, the walls still have a haunting history. A house that has multiple stories; was once the homestead of a Civil War general that was transformed into a hospital before falling into disrepair for many years. Learn the entire story of the Stockton Center at Spring Grove and find out what lurks in its […]

Mixdown: The Foodie Event of the Season

What started as a one-time 30th birthday celebration for Flint Local 432 – an all-ages music venue in Downtown Flint – has turned into something much bigger. Mixdown! 432’s Fall Foodie Fundraiser is now an annual event that gives chefs from around the country a chance to show off their talents. The featured chefs come from San Francisco, Lansing and right here in Flint. […]