5 Free Things To Do In Lansing In May

May 10, 2018

Saturday, May 12 | Community Shred Day (MSUFCU Event)
Do you have old documents you’re not sure what to do with? Bring them to the MSUFCU Marsh branch on May 12, to be safely shredded. Drive up, pop your trunk, and we’ll do the rest. You can bring up to two boxes per vehicle.

Saturday, May 12 | Say Yes! to Michigan
Spend some time with friends and family while celebrating all things Michigan! Enjoy live music, chat with suffragettes, challenge yourself with Michigan trivia, design your own lighthouse, and so much more. Strengthen your Michigander roots with this family friendly event.

Monday, May 14 – MSU’s Bug House Open House
Did you know that a cricket’s ears are on its knees and flies have taste buds on their feet? Learn more fun facts about insects while visiting the MSU Bug House where you can see, touch, and hold some real creepy crawlers- if you dare! 

Tuesday, May 17 – 5.1.7 Day Celebration 
Celebrate the 5-1-7 with the Greater Lansing Michigan Convention and Visitors Bureau! Spend your evening at the Lansing City Market with food and fun activities, you’ll experience the best of downtown Lansing and learn more about your community along the way. Take a bike ride, walk the river trail, or float down the river; there’s sure to be endless fun at the interactive family friendly event! 

May 19-20 – 55th East Lansing Art Festival 
Come out and support local and national artists by being a pART of the East Lansing Art Festival! The festival features fine art, music, art activities, live demos, poetry, and an international-style food court. See some amazing creations, interact with artists, and maybe find some inspiration for yourself!

Local Farmers Markets 
Spring marks the opening for many outdoor farmers markets, and there’s bound to be one near your area for you to explore. Enjoy a variety of fresh, local, organic produce that’s sure to flavor up your summer dishes. 

Allen Farmers Market
Bath Township
Eaton Rapids Medical Center Farmers Market
Grand Ledge Farmers market
Meridian Township
MSU Student Organic Farm
Open Air Market of Stockbridge
South Lansing Farmers Market
Williamston Farmers Market

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