Fun Things to Do in Lansing in May

April 29, 2016
Adrienne H., Financial Expert

Spring into summer with the Lansing community. Check out these exciting activities that get you outside in May.

May 1 | MSUFCU Day at MSU Softball (Sponsored by MSUFCU)
Enjoy MSUFCU Day at Secchia Stadium on Sunday, May 1, 2016, as the MSU Softball team takes on Rutgers. MSUFCU members who show proof of membership at the entrance will receive two FREE tickets to the game! Tickets available while supplies last. The game begins at 1:00 p.m., and the gates open at 12:00 p.m. Don't forget to visit the MSUFCU table at the entrance to pick up a free gift before the game. GO GREEN!

May 1 | ePIFanyNow™ Event (Sponsored by MSUFCU)
Has a stranger ever done something for you that brightened your entire day? Pass it forward by teaming up with family, friends, and the community to spread positivity through random acts of kindness at the ePIFanyNow™ event.

May 5 | Music in the Garden: Verdant Wind Quintet
Enjoy your lunch hour in the W.J. Beal Botanical Garden with musical entertainment presented by the MSU College of Music. Bring a blanket or chair and grab a bite at the Eat at State Food Truck. Don’t forget to save room for free ice cream from the MSU Dairy Store!

May 5-8 | Mason’s Spring Fling Festival
The 33rd Annual Spring Fling brings four days packed with family fun to the heart of Mason’s historical downtown. Featuring an arts and crafts show, a duck race, country line dancing, and sidewalk sales, there will be so much to do—you won’t want to miss it.

May 14 | Woofer Walk & 5k
Love walking or running with your tail-wagging friends and giving back to local charities? The Woofer Walk and competitive 5k is a perfect opportunity to do both at the same time! Register for this race and bring your dog with you to support the homeless animals of the Ingham County Animal Shelter and fight animal cruelty one step at a time.

May 19 | Wine & Stein at Potter Park Zoo (21 + up only)
If you like the zoo, a cold brew, and a glass of wine, too, this event is just for you! Kick-off the summer with an after hours celebration of beer and wine tastings, delicious food samples from local restaurants, live music, and exclusive visits with residents of the zoo.

May 21-22 | East Lansing Art Festival
Just two weeks after MSU students leave for the summer and the East Lansing streets seamlessly become quiet and empty, thousands of people flood downtown in celebration of fine art. This award-winning festival features the talents of hundreds of artists, live performers, and a children’s activity area.

May 21-22 | MSU Spring Arts & Crafts Show (Sponsored by MSUFCU)
If you’re planning to attend the East Lansing Art Festival, head a block down to the MSU Union while you’re near campus to check out 300 more creative artists. From oil paintings and photography to jewelry, candles, and furniture, the wide selection of handmade items presented offers something for everyone to enjoy. 

May 30 | Memorial Day
Celebrate Memorial Day with your family and friends in honor of our veterans and fallen heroes. If you plan to stay in the Lansing area, enjoy your day at one of the many beautiful parks in our community.

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