Events

WKAR special events -- Preview screenings, big-screen theatre presentations, fun fundraisers, education workshops, and more.

Pop-Up Stories: The Heat is On

Aug 22, 2016
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Wed. Aug. 31 at 6pm at Red Cedar Spirits in East Lansing | If you can't stand the heat... stand on a stage and tell a story!

2016 Great Lakes Folk Festival

Jul 29, 2016
Great Lakes Folk Festival
Courtesy / Great Lakes Folk Festival

August 12 - 14 in Downtown East Lansing| Music, dance and culture from across the country merge in Downtown East Lansing and WKAR will be there!

BackStage Pass at the 2016 Lansing JazzFest

Jul 29, 2016
Lansing JazzFest
Courtesy / Lansing JazzFest

Fri. and Sat., Aug. 5-6 in Old Town Lansing | Jazz comes to the streets of Old Town, surrounded by art galleries, unique retail stores and grand architecture.  

Independent Lens / WKAR-MSU

FREE – Monday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m. | View the film and join the conversation on coming-of-age story of boxing star Claressa “T- Rex” Shields from Flint, Michigan. RESERVE SEATS HERE

Pop-Up Stories |The Call of the Wild

Jul 13, 2016
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

​Wed. Aug. 10 at 7pm at Valley Court Park, East Lansing | The Great Outdoors beckons… have you answered the call? 

Pop-Up Stories: Putting Down Roots

Jun 8, 2016
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Wed. Jun. 29 at 5:30pm at the Allen Market Place |  Have you ever picked up and moved to make a home in a new place? Or stayed put because you’ve felt a sense of belonging? 

CANCELED| Blood Drive | June 14

Jun 8, 2016
American Red Cross

The Red Cross Blood Drive scheduled for June 14 at WKAR has been canceled.

The Grand Concert Series, FREE | The Lansing City Market and WKAR are excited to announce the return of the summer concerts on the riverfront! 

Blood Drive | MSU-WKAR | American Red Cross

May 27, 2016
American Red Cross

Tue. June 14 from 10:00am to 3:45pm in WKAR Studio F | Prevent a summer shortage and consider donating blood to the American Red Cross!

Amanda Pinckney / WKAR

Wed. May, 25 at 6 p.m. at The Robin Theatre | “Let me tell you 'bout the birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees and the moon up above- and a thing called love”... remember that song?

2016 East Lansing Art Festival

May 11, 2016
East Lansing Art Festival

May 20-22 Downtown, East Lansing | Join WKAR at the 2016 East Lansing Art Festival!

Peace Officer
Courtesy of Brad Barber / WKAR-MSU

FREE – Thursday, April 28 , at 7 p.m. | Preview the film and join the conversation on the rising questions about the dangers of increased militarization of American police.  | RESERVE SEATS HERE 

WV CAFEE Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines, and Emissions
courtesy

Tue. Apr. 19 at 4:00 p.m. at WKAR Studio A | Join us to hear about the research behind the discovery of elevated levels of emissions in some Volkswagen vehicles RESERVE SEATS HERE

Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

April 16 & 17 at the MSU Science Festival | Get a live look at WKAR TV's fun science show at the Curious Crew Roadshow! 

Pop-Up Stories: Lucky Break

Mar 14, 2016
man at microphone
Katie Wittenauer / Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at MSU

Join Current State for a night of stories about the power of a lucky break at the Broad Art Museum on Thursday, March 24 from 6:00-7:30pm. 

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