The weekend ahead: Events and entertainment in Mount Pleasant


Halloween may be over, but the celebrations are not. Here's what you can look forward to this weekend in Mount Pleasant.

Thursday, Nov. 1

Mama Bair Art: A "Paint and Pour" workshop will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Painted Turtle. Cost varies from $25-$45 depending on attendees' chosen canvas size. The theme is inspired by deer hunting. Email to reserve a spot. 

Meijer Visiting Writers Series: Poet Eva Christina Zeller will discuss her work from 8-9 p.m. in the Charles V. Park Library Baber Room. The event is organized by the creative writing program at Central Michigan University and is free to the public. 

Friday, Nov. 2

Aftershock Halloween Party and Costume Contest: This post-Halloween celebration is 21+ and will be held from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Ascend Sports Bar and Nightclub. There will be a $5,000 prize pool for the top five costumes. 

Saturday, Nov. 3

Fall 5k for Donuts and Cider: The Central Michigan University college of health professions is organizing this event. Doughnuts and cider will be waiting for participants at the finish line. Registration is $20 in advance and $25 the day of, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the CMU Health Professions building. 

11th Annual Craft and Vendor Show: Rosebush United Methodist Church is organizing its 11th annual craft and vendor show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its location downtown Mount Pleasant. The show will feature homemade crafts, wares and a cookie walk. 

Rock and Roll Rebel: This Ozzy Osbourne tribute show will take place at 8 p.m. at Rubbles Bar. Sins of a Madman will be the main act.

Sunday, Nov. 4

Easy Sunday at the Patch: Discounted pumpkins will be available all day at Papa's Pumpkin Patch. Other products, such as doughnuts, ice cream, vegetables and fruits will be on sale as well. A complimentary hay ride will be provided.