Visit the Eli and Edythe broad art museum

Opened on Nov. 10, 2012, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University (MSU Broad) is a dynamic contemporary art museum that serves as both a teaching institution and a cultural hub for East Lansing and the region. The museum was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid and named in honor of Eli and Edythe Broad, longtime supporters of the university who provided the lead gift of $28 million.

Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Free Admission

Address: 547 E Circle Dr, East Lansing, MI 48824

dine at the state room

The State Room features the best in fine dining at Michigan State University. Let the chefs tempt you with expertly-prepared culinary delights perfect for everyday dining or any special occasion. We also have several private dining rooms available perfect for your next meeting or social gathering.

MONDAY-SATURDAY - Breakfast 6:30 am - 11:00 am | Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  | Dinner 5:00 pm - 10 pm
SUNDAY - Breakfast 6:30 am - 10:00 am  | Brunch Buffet 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Dinner 4:00 pm - 9 pm

Phone Number: 517-432-5049

Address: 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48824



experience a wine tasting at burgdorf’s winery

Burgdorf's Winery is a mid-Michigan Garagiste Winery located in Haslett, MI, opened in 2005 by Deb and Dave Burgdorf, with now over 38 years of artisan wine making experience.

A True Michigan™ winery, producing their award winning Truly Michigan™ wines on site using fruit, estate grown and from Michigan farmers. 

Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Address: 5635 Shoeman Rd, Haslett, MI 48840

Phone: 517- 655- 2883


Attend the capital city film festival

The Capital City Film Festival (CCFF) is a multimedia showcase of independent films and live touring bands with engaging audiences in Michigan’s capital city. It celebrates artists from around the world who share their craft while promoting and building on the cultural assets of our diverse locale. The ninth annual Capital City Film Festival happens April 11-21, 2019 in Lansing, Michigan.

Phone: 517-483-4058


Build a flight of craft beer at ellison brewery

The Clubhouse is our Brew Pub located in East Lansing, Michigan. We invite everyone to come in and see how their beer is made. Everyday we’re working behind the brew pub bar to create the beer that you can find in your local convenience store or pub. Our pub is BYOF (bring your own food), but we have Food Trucks on deck weekly to satisfy your cravings. 

Hours: Monday - Tuesday, 3:00 pm - 1o:00 pm, Wednesday - Thursday, 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Friday - Saturday, 12:00 pm - 12:00 am, Sunday, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Address: 4903 Dawn Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823

Phone: 517-203-5498


Stargaze at Abrams planetarium

The Abrams Planetarium, located on the MSU campus, serves as an astronomy and space science education resource center for central Michigan. The planetarium is an outreach unit of the Department of Physic and Astronomy, and as such, we support astronomy teaching on campus as well as offer a variety of planetarium shows to the public--preschool through senior citizens.

Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm, weekday and weekend schedule is posted online (http://www.abramsplanetarium.org/)

Address: 755 Science Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone: 517-355-4676


Enjoy brunch at the university club

The University Club is the place to bring colleagues, family, and friends for dining in an easy-going atmosphere of congeniality and casual elegance. The Club serves up world-class dining in a variety of tastes and styles to suit every occasion. Club dining menus change three times a year and feature locally-sourced products whenever possible. 

Hours: Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Address: 3435 Forest Road, Lansing MI 48910 

Phone: 517-353-5111