Here’s a look at some of the top bets for your night out with that special someone
*due to COVID-19, please check ahead with venues you plan to visit to make sure they have not closed or adjusted hours.
Alden B. Dow Home and Studio Public Tours
In 1933 Alden B. Dow began designing his home and studio, a powerful and exciting statement of his architecture as well as one of the most important structures in 20th century American design. It is a masterpiece that continues to delight, entertain and surprise, even after repeated visits. Reservations are required. The tour is around 1 1/2 hours to 1 3/4 hours in duration. Visit abdow.org for details.
When: Through Nov. 25
Tickets: $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $8 for students (no children under 8 years old)
Where: 315 Post St., Midland
Butterflies in Bloom
This interactive exhibit features thousands of brilliantly colored butterflies from countries around the world emerging from their chrysalis, feeding and flying all within the tropical environment of the Dow Garden’s conservatory. Space is limited. To ensure availability, purchase your tickets in advance. Visit dowgardens.org/butterflies for more details.
When: Through April 19
Where: 1809 Eastman Ave., Midland
Tickets: Included with Dow Gardens admission
Find the perfect night out no matter your interests
Bringin’ Back the ’80s Festival
April 17-18, 6 p.m. to midnight, $15, 601 Weiss St. in Frankenmuth, 80sfest.org
April 15-19, 7:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., $15, 7400 Bay Road at the University Center in Saginaw, svsu.edu/theatre
Thompson Square Presented by the Saginaw County Police Chiefs Association
April 24, 7-9:30 p.m., $35-$50, 303 Johnson St. in Saginaw, doweventcenter.com/events/thompson-square-saginaw-county-police-chiefs-association-fundraiser
Imposters in Effect: A Tribute to the Beastie Boys
April 25, 8-10:30 p.m., $10-$15, 303 Johnson St. in Saginaw, doweventcenter.com/events/imposters-in-effect-a-tribute-to-beastie-boys
Midland Reads Poetry
April 26, 1:30 p.m., free, 1517 Bayliss St. in Midland, becreative360.org
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