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REO Town HALLOWEEN Outdoor ARTisan Market

REO Town HALLOWEEN Outdoor ARTisan Market

Saturday October 30th, 2021 - 11:00am - Saturday October 30th, 2021 - 5:00pm

Riverview Church REO Town Venue

Our anual event is back with some great loacl artisans and makers. We will have live entertainment, treats, contests and more! see details posted in the event.

We have only a few more spaces available for vendors. Please fill out the application to apply!

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Crawl Spaces: Devil's Night Showcase

Crawl Spaces: Devil's Night Showcase

Saturday October 30th, 2021 - 9:00pm

The Robin Theatre1105 S Washington AveLansing, MI48910 Map

A showcase of Michigan's best dark/alternative hip-hop acts! Crawl Spaces headlines, with special guests, Kaio & Lilemoboy2005, Kid Icarus, Covier and Freight Fanon. Also streaming! More info below!

8:30 doors
9PM music

**This hybrid in-person/streaming event has very limited seating! Please consider getting your tickets now if you'd like to attend in-person (your ticket includes a discount on food and drink at Sleepwalker next door, as well as a bag of treats from the artists!)

Masks and proof of vaccination required for entry. Thanks for your understanding!

(please plan to arrive on-time, as music will start right at 9PM)

Questions? Email Dylan@TheRobinTheatre.com

More info TBA
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MikeyyAustin & The Soulcial Club at The Robin

MikeyyAustin & The Soulcial Club at The Robin

Wednesday November 3rd, 2021 - 7:30pm

The Robin Theatre1105 S Washington AveLansing, MI48910 Map

7PM doors, 7:30 show
Special guest artist: Kwaj

Lansing-based artist and activist, MikeyyAustin, returns to The Robin! MikeyyAustin and his band, The Soulcial Club, were recently highlighted by NPR Music for their Tiny Desk submission, and Mikeyy is a founding organizer of the Lansing Juneteenth Celebration. Brilliant local hip hop in a chill atmosphere, this will be a great show!

Listen on Bandcamp:
mikeyyaustin.bandcamp.com/

NPR Tiny Desk:
www.npr.org/sections/allsongs/2021/05/27/1000568488/the-best-2021-tiny-desk-contest-entries-we-sa...

YouTube:
youtu.be/E5oq8FSHovk

7PM doors, 7:30 show
$15 in advance
Special guest: Kwaj
(youtu.be/L1yDeHL0IvM)

** This show is limited to 55 seats to accommodate physical distancing for audience members. We want you to feel safe AND enjoy great shows at The Robin. Proof of vaccination and masks required.

** BYOB: Essentially, you can BYOB to the show if you buy it at Sleepwalker Spirits and Ale, next door to The Robin. REO Town is a social district that allows open alcoholic beverages to be consumed and carried inside its borders, as long as they're purchased at an bar/pub in the district. Enjoy, and please remember to be respectful to fellow audience members and performers!
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Dixon's Violin at The Robin

Dixon's Violin at The Robin

Wednesday November 10th, 2021 - 7:30pm

The Robin Theatre1105 S Washington AveLansing, MI48910 Map

You've never heard violin like this! The world's premier visionary violinist, Dixon's life mission is to inspire people - and he has done so across North America, including giving three TED talks/performances, over ten years at Burning Man, plus radio, TV & film appearances.

7PM doors
7:30PM Dixon's Violin
All ages, children 12 and under are free!
$20 online, $25 at the door

"A former technology leader and symphony violinist, Dixon walked away from a distinguished career to follow his dream full-time, and invented a whole new music genre. Dixon now improvises on a 5-string electric violin with a looping system he developed to create an all-live one-man symphony, guided by his remarkable personal story of life transformation."

Official Website: www.dixonsviolin.com
www.facebook.com/dixonsviolin

*** This show is limited to 50 seats to accommodate physical distancing for audience members. We want you to feel safe AND enjoy great shows at The Robin. If you are not vaccinated, we ask that you wear a mask while indoors at The Robin.

*** BYOB: Essentially, you can BYOB to the show if you buy it at Sleepwalker Spirits and Ale, next door to The Robin. REO Town is a social district that allows open alcoholic beverages to be consumed and carried inside its borders, as long as they're purchased at an bar/pub in the district. Enjoy, and please remember to be respectful to fellow audience members and performers!
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Annual Events

REO Town may be best known for its special events. Our organization is volunteer-driven, and we are always on the looking out for sponsors (both in-kind and financial), volunteers (that’s you!), and interesting new event concepts. Roughly half of REO Town’s events are coordinated by the REO Town Promotions Committee while the other half are partnerships with other neighborhood and event planning organizations.

REO Town Art Attack!

REO Town Art Attack! is a free, all-ages, outdoor art festival in REO Town! In partnership with REACH Studio Art Center, Art Attack! offers attendees opportunities to make art and celebrate local creators. Vendors line Washington Avenue, with live music and food trucks across the neighborhood. This event takes place in late August/early September.

Nightmare Off Elm Street

Nightmare Off Elm Street is REO Town's neighborhood Halloween party! Businesses stay open late, housing pop-up shows from local artists. Come from 5-8 to grab a bite and check out the exhibitions, then stick around for an evening of costume parties, burlesque and drag shows, and spooky hijinks! This event takes place in late October.

Art and Craft Beer Fest

Art and Craft Beer Fest is a collaboration with I'm a Beer Hound. Activating multiple neighborhood venues, Art and Craft Beer Fest presents an array of film, music, comedy and fine art, along with an impressive selection of local microbrews. A unique aspect of this festival is that it runs from 1PM to 10PM, and includes family-friendly activities during the day. Bounce between heated, indoors spaces and enjoy all that REO Town has to offer! This event takes place in early February.

Lansing Beer Fest

Lansing Beer Fest is an outdoor beer festival on Washington Avenue between South St. and Elm St. in REO Town. The festival features 20+ Michigan Breweries and around 100 craft beers, as well as a variety of ciders and spirits. In addition to the great beer selection, the event offers food trucks, live music, vendors and more! This event takes place in mid June.

REO Town Thrift Store Gala and Burlesque Extravaganza

REO Town’s biggest, weirdest fundraiser, the Thrift Store Gala features burlesque and circus arts performers in a warehouse space somewhere in the REO Town area. Attendees are encouraged to wear thrift or vintage apparel and Decadence Dolls, a Lansing pin-up photography studio, sponsors a ‘Miss Thrift’ pageant.

How to Get Involved

There are lots of ways to get involved in REO Town. Attend a board meeting, join a sub-committee, become a member of the commercial association, or just hang out at one of our local businesses!

Sponsorship Tiers

1st Stack

$250

Per Year
  • 2 tickets to any REO Town Event
  • Social Media Mention for one event
  • Vendor Space at one event
  • 1 Mainstage Sign at any REO Town Event

2nd Stack

$500

Per Year
  • 2 Tickets and 2 VIP Tickets for any REO Town Event
  • Social Media Mentions for all events
  • Vendor Space at one event
  • 1 Mainstage Sign for two REO Town Events

3rd Stack

$1000

Per Year
  • 5 Tickets and 5 VIP Tickets for any REO Town Event
  • Social Media for all events and one special promotion
  • Vendor space for all events
  • Mainstage signage at all REO Town Events