The weekend ahead: Events and entertainment in Mount Pleasant


Courtesy Photo | The Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort

The first weekend in December brings multiple opportunities to participate in ornament-creating workshops, music events and Santa's open house hours continue. The following events take place this upcoming weekend.

Thursday, Dec. 6

Felt Fox Ornaments: Art Reach of Mid Michigan will host an ornament-creating workshop from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at its location. Cost is $25 or $20 for students and Art Reach members. The workshop will teach attendees how to make a pair of felt fox ornaments using basic embroidery techniques. Reservations may be made on the Art Reach website.

Conversations on Toxic Masculinity: The Organization of Women Leaders will host a panel discussing what toxic masculinity is and how it affects society from 7-9 p.m. in the Bovee University Center Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. 

Friday, Dec. 7

Santa's Hours: Santa's Open House continues this weekend from 5-8 p.m. Dec. 7 and from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 8 at 101 North Main St. Attendance is free and open to the public.

The Beach Boys: The Beach Boys is taking its "Reason for the Season" tour to the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort. The band will perform at 8 p.m. in the resort's Entertainment Hall. Ticket cost varies from $35-69 and tickets may be bought on Eventbrite.

Jedi Mind Trip: Jedi Mind Trip will perform at 9 p.m. at Hunter's Ale House in downtown Mount Pleasant. More information can be found on the event's Facebook page. There is no cover charge.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Ornamentathon: Multiple ornament-making sessions will take place from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Art Reach of Mid Michigan. Each session costs $10 and lasts an hour. More information can be found on the Art Reach website.

The Derek Winter Band: The Derek Winter Band will perform at 9:30 p.m. at Hunter's Ale House. For more information, visit Mount Pleasant Wow.