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April 2017

Four Wheels, Great Meals Food Truck Rally

April 11 @ 11:00 am - April 12 @ 1:30 pm

Make your lunch plans now for April 11th and 12th! Picnic tables are available at the Lansing City Market and along the river trail outside the Lansing Center. Or you can bring your food to one of the tables inside the Market and check out our great merchants! Free parking will be available on the west and east side of the Market. The event runs from 11 am until 1:30 pm both days. Food trucks scheduled for the event: Clint's…

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Bunny Hop & Easter Egg Hunt

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Bunny Hop is a free event for children of all ages. There will be an Easter egg hunt (three different hunts for age groups), children's games/activities, and the Easter Bunny will be available for free pictures! There will be Domino's Pizza voucher giveaways for the adults! Children's Games/Activities: Face Painting Guess how many eggs Coloring pages Easter Bunny says Sidewalk chalk Egg toss Bunny race Easter Egg Hunt: 1:30 pm Designated areas for age groups, 1-4, 5-8, and 9+…

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River Town Adventures Clean Up Kick Off

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Help clean up Downtown to celebrate Earth Day! We will focus on cleaning the grounds of the Lansing City Market, the River Trail north to Oakland Ave, and the River Trail south to Kalamazoo St. River Town Adventures will also have kayaks and canoes ready for folks to clean the river through the Downtown area. A limited quantity of trash pickers will be available, as well as trash bags, gloves, hand sanitizer, kayaks, and canoes. This clean-up will be great…

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May 2017

Essential Oils for Spring

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a fun and informative evening to learn some amazing ways to use Young Living essential oils. Also, learn about other items that you can switch to for safer products that will help support the health of your body for the spring time. You deserve to feel your best!!!

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Canceled: Mother’s Day Tea Party

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of tea, snacks, live music, and a great Mother's Day experience on the riverfront. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mothers-day-tea-tickets-34139340687

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Robert Killips Photography Exhibit

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - May 31 @ 4:00 pm

From Sunday, May 21st through Wednesday, May 31st, the photography of Robert Killips will be on display at the Market. Visit during Market hours (T-F 10 am – 6 pm and Sat 9-5) or Waterfront Bar & Grill hours (M-Sat 11 am – 10 pm and Sunday 10 am – 10  pm). The exhibit will kick off with an open house on May 21st from 1 pm until 4 pm.

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Memorial Day Season Kick Off

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Nothing says summer like the opening of River Town Adventures! Grilling starts at noon and there will be raffle giveaways all day long. River Town will be introducing their VIP (very important paddler) card! This will be a punch card to earn discounts on future trips/rentals! Starting at 5 pm, they will have a sprint kayak race hosted by Red Paddle! Use River Town's kayaks and race between the bridges. ($5 to participate) Red Paddle will be giving away two free…

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June 2017

Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The City Market should definitely be a stop on your Be a Tourist in Your Own Town itinerary! We will have a kids craft, live music, picnicking by the river, cheese tasting from Hills Cheese (while supplies last), an outdoor obstacle course, and a MI Mini Paint Party at 11 am and 2pm! You can purchase passports for $1 at the City Market office and other community locations. On Be a Tourist in Your Own Town day, you can ride the bus for…

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Wednesday June Picnics on the Riverfront

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

You’ve been waiting for summer, now get out and enjoy it! Pass up your sad desk lunch for a picnic on the riverfront every Wednesday in June. Just bring a bag lunch or order takeout from the Waterfront Bar & Grill and enjoy it at our picnic tables or on a blanket on the grassy river banks. Live music will complete the relaxing, summery atmosphere! This event is kid-friendly so bring the family! We have teamed up with St. Vincent’s…

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Grand Concert Series: Blues on the Grand

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

*Due to thunderstorms, the concert will be moved inside the market tonight. The Lansing City Market is excited to announce the return of our summer concerts on the riverfront. The Grand Concert Series is comprised of Jazz on the Grand, Blues on the Grand, and a new addition this year of R&B on the Grand. The City Market and LEPFA have been working with local organizations, including the MSU College of Music, and T. Rose Inc, to give back to…

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Wednesday June Picnics on the Riverfront

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

You’ve been waiting for summer, now get out and enjoy it! Pass up your sad desk lunch for a picnic on the riverfront every Wednesday in June. Just bring a bag lunch or order takeout from the Waterfront Bar & Grill and enjoy it at our picnic tables or on a blanket on the grassy river banks. Live music from Rick Hansel will complete the relaxing, summery atmosphere! This event is kid-friendly so bring the family! We have teamed up…

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Grand Concert Series: Jazz on the Grand

June 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Lansing City Market is excited to announce the return of our summer concerts on the riverfront. The Grand Concert Series is comprised of Jazz on the Grand, Blues on the Grand, and a new addition this year of R&B on the Grand. The City Market and LEPFA have been working with local organizations, including the MSU College of Music, and T. Rose Inc, to give back to the community and provide more entertainment options for Greater Lansing residents. The…

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