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Mixdown! 432’s Fall Foodie Friendraiser 2017:

Downtown Flint’s All-Ages Anchor Hosts One Big Food Fest

Local and National Chefs with Specialty Cocktails, Dessert & Craft Beers.  



WHO:     Flint Local 432, Downtown Flint’s all-ages anchor since 1985, offers a venue for musicians, artists, and fans of any age to experience professional quality events over 100 nights each year. This substance free space hosts live music, poetry, comedy, film, dance, theatre and more. Flint Local 432 is active on social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr.

WHEN:     Friday, October 13, 2017

WHERE:    Factory Two, 129 N. Grand Traverse St., Flint MI 48503

WHAT:     Local non-profit Red Ink Flint is pleased to announce its 2017 reception for all-ages youth arts venue Flint Local 432. What started as a one-time 30th birthday celebration for 432 has now become the annual Mixdown! 432’s Fall Foodie Friendraiser. Taking place at Factory Two, Flint’s community maker space, Mixdown will again feature a stellar range of chefs from Flint and across the nation. The celebration will feature a walk-around tasting of various eats and sweets, maker demonstrations, and craft beers from 6pm to 9pm on Friday, October 13th. The feast with be followed by the third annual Mixdown After-Party featuring live music and drinks at Churchills. This event is made possible with the support of Flint Food Works Culinary Director Sean Gartland and the resources of  the culinary business incubator in the Flint Farmers Market.

Mixdown Event Details

Friday, October 13, 6pm to 9pm

Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/371690659892664/


Chef Line Up Includes:

Tim Archuleta (ICHI Sushi, San Francisco);

Hannah Kovalcheck (Soggy Bottom Bar, Flint);

Chocolatier Charles Siegel (Charles Chocolates, San Francisco);

Sean Thomas (Blue Plate, WD~50, Parts and Labor, San Francisco)

Tony Vu (MaMang, Flint);


Other Tasting Stations Include:

Ken Laatz, providing specialty cocktails from Soggy Bottom Bar

Craft beer from Short’s Brewery

Peddler Doughnuts

Curly Girls Lemonade

Wildroot Coffee


3rd Annual Mixdown After-Party

9pm to Midnight at Churchills Food & Spirits

Flint Local 432 • Free All-Ages Concert with Big Donut, Damnsel, The Guilty Bystanders

Event Website: Facebook Invitation


Corporate and individual sponsorships are being accepted, and donations are always welcomed for this non-profit venue under the umbrella of Red Ink Flint.


About Flint Local 432: Flint Local 432 is a nonprofit, substance-free music and performing arts venue located in Downtown Flint since 1985. The Local strives to provide a safe, active and diverse space where young people of all ages are able to perform, create and experience the arts.

About Red Ink Flint: Red Ink Flint is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to develop community engagement and economic revitalization through the arts, develop a spirit of entrepreneurship in local youth, and engage members of the local community to improve their quality of life. Red Ink’s other program is Factory Two, Flint’s community maker space.