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“The Undying Murders” Murder Mystery Dinner Show at The English Inn!

October 9th, 2021 by Corey A. Edwards

The Undying Murders Murder Mystery Dinner Show at The English InnHomicide and intrigue are on the menu when The Live Action Fun Factory presents an interactive murder mystery dinner show at The English Inn. Come enjoy an evening of fine dining as you help solve the crime of “The Undying Murders” – Sunday, October 24th, 2021.

Dining at The English Inn Restaurant & Pub is already a worthy experience. Our award winning restaurant is located in the historic grand manor of Medovue Estate, just a half hour from Lansing, MI in Eaton Rapids, overlooking the Grand River.

Medovue, a classic two-story, Tudor Revival mansion surrounded by 15 acres of beautifully manicured grounds, was built by the Reuter family in 1927. Though the world has changed mightily since then, the estate retains much of its original beauty and charm and is the one of the area’s most popular dinner destinations.

Add a murder mystery dinner show to the mix and you have an evening of fun and intrigue you do not want to miss!

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Common Ground Music Festival 2021

August 7th, 2021 by Corey A. Edwards

Common Ground Music Festival 2021Common Ground Music Festival 2021 is on! After more than a year of delays and postponements, Michigan’s premier, outdoor music event of the summer is back. Saturday, September 11th, 2021 at Jackson Field in Lansing, MI.

Common Ground Music Festival is a beloved annual event, drawing big name entertainers and large crowds to Mid-Michigan for over 20 years. More than 500 different artists have performed at the festival, and from many genres: rock, R&B, country, hip hop, and more.

The guest list typically includes local, regional, and big name, national acts. More than 40 Grammy Award winners and over 25 Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inductees have graced Common Ground’s stages. The event attracts more than 50,000 people to downtown Lansing every year.

Common Ground 2021

This year’s event differs quite a bit from past years.

After multiple cancellations and postponements due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this year’s festival has been scaled back to one day. Though initially scheduled for early July 2021, as is typical, the date was moved to September 11th, 2021.

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Lansing Lugnuts 2021 Season Schedule – The ‘Nuts Are Back!

April 12th, 2021 by Corey A. Edwards

Lansing Lugnuts schedule for 2020The Lansing Lugnuts 25th season gets a do-over in 2021 with 20 six-game series, including 60 home games. Opening Day is May 4th and at home on Jackson Field, with the Lugnuts taking on the Lake County Captains.

2020 was set to be a special, 25th anniversary year for the Lansing Lugnuts, but fate had other plans in store, as we’re all too well aware. Now, things are slowly getting back to normal. One sure sign of this is the return of Minor League Baseball. In the Lansing area, that means the Lansing Lugnuts.

The Lansing Lugnuts are the Oakland Athletics’ Class A Midwest League affiliate. The team has won two Midwest League championships and hosted four Midwest League All-Star Games. The Lugnuts have produced 154 Major League players with 26 former Lugnuts currently active in the Majors. The team also still holds the MiLB attendance record for a club’s inaugural season and regularly draw 300,000 fans a season.

2021 promises a return to the excitement and fun of live and in person MiLB. The Lansing Lugnuts will undoubtedly up this ante with lots of special, 25th anniversary promotions and events.

Best of all Jackson Field (previously Cooley Law School Stadium/Oldsmobile Park) is less than a half hour from The English Inn Restaurant & Pub. Enjoy all the noise and excitement of a Lansing Lugnuts MiLB game, then come back to the peace and comfort of your room at our historic Lansing-area bed and breakfast.

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Lansing Lugnuts Schedule for the 2020 Season

February 8th, 2020 by Corey A. Edwards

Lansing Lugnuts schedule for 2020The Lansing Lugnuts schedule for the 2020 season includes 70 home games, with the home opener at Cooley Law School Stadium scheduled for April 16th, 2020. This season marks the Lugnuts 25th year and promises a number of special events celebrating the anniversary.

Opening day is right around the corner and excitement is building for the Lugnuts 25th year on the diamond. Whether you’re an avid Lugnuts fan or just enjoy attending baseball games, 2020 promises lots of MiLB excitement. The schedule is packed with plenty of holidays, rivalries, and the latest home opener since 2004.

The Lansing Lugnuts are the Oakland Athletics’ Class A Midwest League affiliate. The team has won two Midwest League championships, hosted four Midwest League All-Star Games, and produced 149 Major League players. They still hold the MiLB attendance record for a club’s inaugural season at 538,325 and regularly draw 300,000 fans a season.

Best of all Cooley Law School Stadium (previously Oldsmobile Park) is less than a half hour’s drive from The English Inn Restaurant & Pub. Enjoy all the noise and excitement of a Lugnuts game, then return to the peace and comfort of your room at our Michigan inn.

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Attend East Lansing Film Festival 2019!

October 6th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

East Lansing Film Festival 2019Grab the popcorn and find your seat – it’s time for East Lansing Film Festival 2019! Michigan’s largest film festival (and second oldest, by the way), returns to the screens October 30th through November 7th, 2019.

If you enjoy movies that make you think, motivate you to act, drive you to discuss, or just plain rile you up, you’ll love the East Lansing Film Festival. The films chosen for exhibition present alternate viewpoints, cultures, and backgrounds with the intent of both enlightening and entertaining audiences.

Now celebrating its 22nd year, the festival screens feature-length as well as short subject films, documentary, and student films. The festival often premieres a number of the films on its schedule, which never fails to amp up the excitement!

Another exciting aspect of the festival are the celebrities it attracts. Directors, writers, producers, stars, and other industry insiders often attend the festival either as special guests or as celebrity attendees. Past festivals have such big names as Oliver Stone, Michael Moore, and Bruce Campbell.

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Old Town BluesFest is Michigan BluesFest 2019!

September 3rd, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Old Town BluesFest 2019 Michigan BluesFest 2019Old Town BluesFest 2019, now Michigan BluesFest 2019, is just weeks away: Thursday through Saturday, September 19th through the 21st, 2019 at various venues in Lansing, Michigan.

Michigan BluesFest has been a Lansing tradition since 1994. Originally an OctoberFest celebration, the event was moved to September and renamed “Old Town BluesFest” in 2002. Now it’s simply Michigan BluesFest.

Whatever the name, this festival attracts some of the best local, regional, and national artists to Lansing every year – along with thousands of happy fans.

This year’s fest promises more of the same at a variety of stages around Old Town Lansing. Venues for Michigan BluesFest 2019 include stages at both North and South Turner Streets, Turnaround Lounge, and UrbanBeat.

While primarily a music festival, that’s not all you’ll enjoy. Old Town BluesFest also includes music workshops, excellent food and drink, craft vendors, and more! Plus, the festival location in Old Town means you’ll be surrounded by art galleries, boutiques, restaurants, and lovely historic buildings.

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