Are you looking to find events for you and your family this summer? There are activities (in-person and virtual) on campus and in the Greater Lansing community that are perfect for the summer. Many events require registration, so be sure to click the links to learn more.
Events on Campus
Starts July 6 – 25th Annual Muelder Summer Carillon Concert Series: Enjoy the bells of Beaumont Tower, for free, every Wednesday.
July 10 – Architecture Tour: Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the MSU Broad Art Museum by learning more about the building’s unique architecture.
July 14 – Beal Botanical Garden Tour: Toxic Plants That ‘Fly Under the Radar’: Learn from garden curator, Peter Carrington about what plants may be more dangerous than you think.
July 17 – Soft and Sharp Jazz: 2022 Music and the Garden Series: Bring the whole family for art and science activities, followed by a concert featuring the MSU College of Music chamber music and jazz.
July 30 – Public Making Hours: Join fellow community members in working on creative projects.
July 8 – Comedy Murder Mystery Cruise aboard the Michigan Princess: Let the detective in you come to life with a buffet and a trip down the river.
July 8 – Live Music with Darin Larner Band: Enjoy a wide range of music from Lansing’s own Darin Langer Band.
July 9 – REO Town Marketplace Celebrates Mardi Gras: Enjoy all the festivities of Mardi Gras right in Lansing.
July 14 – Michigan Princess Lunchtime Cruise: Enjoy lunch and music from Dixieland Jazz Band on a cruise down the river.
July 21 – Zoo Night: Come see the Potter Park Zoo after hours with drinks and food. For 21+ guests only.
Health and Wellness
July 12 – Good Form Walking/Good Form Running Clinic: Learn injury avoidance practices and improve efficiency of movement while running or walking.
July 23 – Wellness Weekends Series: Meditation Tour: Utilize meditation and mindfulness techniques to deepen your experience of art.
Starts July 1 – Bad Astronomy: Myths and Misconceptions: Come debunk astronomy myths at the Abrams Planetarium every weekend.
Starts July 1 – A Teenager’s Guide to the Galaxy: Learn about different science topics at the Abrams Planetarium every Sunday.
Starts July 8 – Summer Concert Series: Enjoy free live performances on Friday nights in the Ann Street Plaza.
July 10 – Brunch on the Lawn: Bring a blanket and enjoy brunch from Whipped and Tin Cup Cafe & Creamery Trailer.
Starts July 11 – Eaton County Fair: Enjoy live entertainment, rides, contests and more until July 16.
July 11 – MSU Bug House Monday Night Open House: View insects from all over the world at the MSU Bug House.
Starts July 12 – Play in the Park: Bring the family for an interactive children’s entertainment series July 12 and July 26.
July 17 – Abrams Planetarium Sensory Friendly Shows: Enjoy sensory friendly shows where everyone is welcome.
July 30 – Michigan’s Bacon Festival: Celebrate bacon with food, games and live music for all ages.
July 30 – Sensory Friendly Hours: Visit the Impression5 Science Center for their sensory friendly hours.
July 6 – Building, Accessing, and Using Contemporary Anishinabe Collections of Michigan State University Museum: Join this ZOOM presentation and learn about the traditional arts of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians.
July 12 & 13 – The Office of Employee Relations (OER) and the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (RCPD) Presentation: Join this interactive presentation regarding employees with disabilities and the process for requesting workplace disability accommodations. This program will build awareness of disability as part of diversity, inclusive language, and disability accommodation resources.
July 13 – The Power of Habit™: Learn how to replace bad habits with good ones in this course.
Starts July 14 – Science Gallery – Youth Symposium “Hot and Bothered”: Learn about climate issues until July 19.
July 28 – 2022 MSU Autism Conference: Come listen to panel discussions at The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Pediatrics and Human Development annual event.