Performance Lounge & Events

We aren't just a local coffee shop, we are also the center of nightly entertainment and family fun! Check out our event calendar below to find something super special just for you and yours.

December Calendar

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.

April 8th

2019

Brush 'n' Brew

Diane Clise is back with a fantastic series of painting that involves layering coffee, yes coffee until you are left with a wonderful piece of self-made art that you can enjoy forever! $25 for the class. Limited space available. $10 matting available for framing. Please call the Art Center to sign up. 5:30pm start time. This month is "Coffee Creek." Call the Alma Art Center to register.

$25


Register

April 9th

2019

Black Ink Wiriters' Guild

This new group is looking to bring together writers new and experienced for the love of the written word. Whether you want critique or help with composition in general they hope you will join them for their monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of every month till summer. 6pm-7:30pm

No Cost


Questions?

April 9th

2019

G.A.I.N. Scavenger Hunt Fundraiser

Flower Power Themed scavenger hunt for teams of 2 to 4 along with live music and raffles to support this wonderful organization and the furry friends we all love! 6-9pm

$5 per Team Member


Questions?

April 11th

2019

Rumi Poetry Hour

People are welcome to come and collaborate with other poets and poetry lovers. Bring your own work or just your favorites to share with the group. 4pm start time.

No Cost


Questions?

April 11th

2019

Fine Arts & Speaker Showcase

Dana Aspinall is back and the group is looking into the world today through the eyes of Shakespeare. Everyone is welcome to attend, all ages, all disciplines. 7:30pm

No Cost


Questions?

April 12th

2019

Karaoke Fridays with DJ Jose

Tonight we are providing Karaoke for the masses! Buy some of our fantastic treats or have a lite dinner while you sing out with your best friends and family. This is early-bird Karaoke so it is open to all ages! 7-10pm

No Cost


Questions?

April. 15th

2019

D&D Adventurers' League

Come meet the whole gaming gang at 5:30pm. Whether you are experienced or just starting out and need help developing your character you can find help and a great community that will welcome you in to the fun.

No Cost


Questions?

April. 16th

2019

Live Music: The Dixon Brothers!

They are back and better than ever. These multi-talented young men are ready to showcase everything they've got and they want you to be there. No cost to attend but we appreciate tips and patronage. 

6-8pm

Donation Only


Questions?

April 17th

2019

Live Music Lunch Series- Justin Knott

Justin's Deep Voice and professional quality set will entertain you for hours. Bring your co-workers out for a live music lunch date now only on Wednesdays! 11:30-1:30pm.

No Cost


Questions?

April 18th

2019

Rumi Poetry Hour

Hosted by Bob Vivian & Michelle Lucchesi

Each week, wonderful locals of all ages come together to read their own original pieces or some of their favorite works from the 'Greats'. You can look forward to hearing a plethora of material, being excepted for who you are and your passions, and critique of your compositions if wanted. 4pm start time.

No Cost


Questions?

April 18th

2019

Alma College Mixed Media Event

From 6pm until 9pm Alma College students will be presenting their final projects at Blush! We are happy to have them and they are happy to offer food if you come! Don't miss out on this unique experience to connect with local students and faculty as well as engage with the media arts presentations.

Free


Questions?

April 18th

2019

Cafe Closed- Private Event

Starting at 9pm we will be closed to the public for a private event. We are sorry we can't make anything for you someone is paying us big buck not to. We'd tell you their name but...okay its Sarah. You made me do it. Sorry Sarah...

Free


Questions?

April 19th

2019

Live Music: D.J. DUO

Good Old Americana music, Classic Rock and More!. This is a family friendly event everyone will enjoy. Starts at  7-9pm

Donation Only


Get Tickets

April 20th

2019

Yoga Class

These classes are providing a wonderful way to help maintain good health and a good activity level without the stress of a gym. 9:00 am. Punch Cards available for purchase for discounted prices.

$10


Questions?

April 20th

2019

Cafe Closed- Private Event

Starting at 4pm today we will be closed for a private event. It is hard to imagine being 40 year old but I guess people live that long these days and want to celebrate. What are we to do when they ask us to help them? NO? Ya right we want to party too! 

Free


Questions?

April 22nd

2019

D & D Adventurers' League

Come meet the whole gaming gang at 5:30pm. Whether you are experienced or just starting out and need help developing your character, you can find help and a great community that will welcome you in to the fun.

No Cost


Questions?

April 23rd

2019

Health & Wellness Fair

Multiple vendors will be present from 5pm-8pm to offer information about their services. Vendors will be from all walks of mental, physical, and emotional well-being from Gratiot County.

No Cost


Questions?

April 24th

2019

Live Music Lunch Series

Come down with your co-workers for lunch and hear some talented artists as they entertain the mid-week blues away!

No Cost


Questions?

April 24th

2019

Cafe Closed- Private Event

We are shutting down to provide the best One-Act festival we can. You may be asking yourself, "Why don't I have tickets yet?" We are asking you the same thing! Call now for our May 3-5th performances at 989-466-6860. Limited Seating available.

No Cost


Questions?

April 25th

2019

Alma College: Coffee House Conference

This conference series, hosted by one of Alma Colleges' own, will be a sounding board for professors and professionals to share their astute knowledge in very specific areas of a variety of subjects. As each event gets closer, more details will be available. 7:30pm start time.

No Cost


Questions?

April 25th

2019

Rumi Poetry Hour

Share, with others that have a passion for the written word, your favorite original works or anything you find to be inspiring in this hour long poetry session starting at 4pm.

No Cost


Questions?

April 25th

2019

Alma College Coffee House Series

Guest speakers from all disciplines come together with the public to present and discuss a multitude of subjects. Each night is it's own moving and intriguing conversation.

No Cost


Questions?

April 26th

2019

Karaoke with DJ Jose

Tonight we are providing Karaoke for the masses! Buy some of our fantastic treats or have a lite dinner while you sing out with your best friends and family. This is early-bird Karaoke so it is open to all ages!

No Cost


Questions?

April 27th

2019

Yoga Classes

A 9:00am class meant to center you and help you to live a stronger more connected life. Come practice being mindful and stress free every Saturday!

$10, Punch Cards Available


Questions?

April 28th

2019

Drag Brunch

12 noon marks the time when we will bring the cast of PowerDivas Productions back to the Gratiot area for a family friendly drag show with unlimited pancakes! We will have a Brunch Menu ($12 including food and cafe' beverage) for you to order from and some fantastic performances by seasoned professionals in the entertainment field. RSVPs are Mandatory as we will be having assigned seating on a first come first serve basis. If you are not taking part in the Brunch there will be a $10 Show Charge. 

Varied

Cost


Make a Reservation

April 29th

2019

D&D Adventurers' League

Once a month you are asked to join us to either play or learn to play Bridge. Watch out it gets competitive! It will always be fun and a great social night out.Come meet the whole gaming gang at 5:30pm. Whether you are experienced or just starting out and need help developing your character you can find help and a great community that will welcome you in to the fun.

No Cost


Questions?

April 30th

2019

Trunk Sale & Flea Market Event

Every fourth Tuesday of the month we are opening our floor for all to sell their wares or shop till they drop. Whether it is kids toys or dishes and antiques you can bring it all. In the comfort of Blush's walls, you can find some amazing treasures or sell your own for one night only!

Contact [email protected] if you are interested in putting up a booth. Event is from 5-8pm.

No Cost


Questions?

May 1st

2019

Live Music Lunch Series

What a treat! Our favorite artists have teamed up to give us a wonderful afternoon of music. Come down with your co-workers and enjoy an hour or two of what is bound to make your week go by faster! (Country, Blues, Americana, and more!) This is a family friendly engagement.

Donation

Only


Questions?

May 2nd

2019

Comedy NIght: Bill Benden and Friends

We've got three great comics coming to our stage to enlighten and engage you, make you laugh and force you to have a good time.

Bill Benden, David Shank, & Dan Brown. 16+ advised.

$15


Make a Reservation

May 2nd

2019

Rumi Poetry Hour

Hosted by Bob Vivian & Michelle Lucchesi

Each week wonderful locals of all ages come together to read their own original pieces or some of their favorite works from the Greats. You can look forward to hearing a plethora of material, being excepted for who you are and your passions, and critique of your compositions if wanted. 4pm start time.

No Cost


Questions?

May 3rd

2019

Short Plays for a Smalls Stage

Three nights of one-act style plays featuring local directors and playwrights, joined by productions from Central Michigan'University's TDC Project. Part of the proceeds will go to Gratiot County Players Renovation Fund. Call for tickets today! 989-466-6860 6:30 Seating, 7:00pm Show.

$5 Donation


Questions?

May 4th

2019

Yoga Classes

These classes are providing a wonderful way to help maintain good health and a good activity level without the stress of a gym. 9:00 am. Punch Cards available for purchase for discounted prices.

$10 

Students Free

Questions?

May 4th

2019

Short Plays for a Smalls Stage

Three nights of one-act style plays featuring local directors and playwrights, joined by productions from Central Michigan'University's TDC Project. Part of the proceeds will go to Gratiot County Players Renovation Fund. Call for tickets today! 989-466-6860 6:30 Seating, 7:00pm Show.

$5 Donation


Questions?

May 5th

2019

Short Plays for a Smalls Stage

Three nights of one-act style plays featuring local directors and playwrights, joined by productions from Central Michigan'University's TDC Project. Part of the proceeds will go to Gratiot County Players Renovation Fund. Call for tickets today! 989-466-6860 1:30 Seating, 2:00pm Show.

$5 Donation


Questions?

May 5th

2019

School of Rock - Live Bands

Ross Howell and the School of Rock are back and stopping by on their tour all over Michigan. Come in from 3pm til 5pm and listen to talented artists sing and play for you.

Donation


Questions?

May 6th

2019

D & D Adventurers' League

Come meet the whole gaming gang at 5:30pm. Whether you are experienced or just starting out and need help developing your character, you can find help and a great community that will welcome you in to the fun.

No Cost


Questions?

May 8th

2019

Highland Happy Hours

Live Music during your lunch hour! Bring the whole crew down and enjoy some healthy lunch options, great coffee, and iced beverages while listening to a variety of soulful artists.

No Cost


Questions?

May 8th

2019

Candy Bar Bingo with DJ Dr. T

Jeff Turk can do it all but mostly entertain you and your family and friends with a night of Bingo, trivia, and minute to win it games for prizes and to just plain have a good time. Adults pay to play and Kids use Full-Size Candy bars to "buy-in." It doesn't happen often so don't miss this one -of-a-kind family friendly event!

No Cost


Questions?

May 9th

2019

Alma College Coffee House Conference

Guest speakers from all disciplines come together with the public to present and discuss a multitude of subjects. Each night is it's own moving and intriguing conversation.

No Cost


Questions?

May 10th

2019

Friday Night Karaoke with DJ Jose!

Tonight we are providing Karaoke for the masses! Buy some of our fantastic treats or have a lite dinner while you sing out with your best friends and family. This is early-bird Karaoke so it is open to all ages

No Cost


Questions?

May 11th

2019

Yoga Class

A 9:00am class meant to center you and help you to live a stronger more connected life. Come practice being mindful and stress free every Saturday!

$10

Drop-in


Questions?

May 13th

2019

D & D Adventurers' League

What a treat! Our favorite artists have teamed up to give us a wonderful afternoon of music. Come down with your co-workers and enjoy an hour or two of what is bound to make your week go by faster! (Country, Blues, Americana, and more!) This is a family friendly engagement.

No Cost


Questions?

May 13th

2019

Brush N Brew

Diane Clise is back with a fantastic series of painting that involves layering coffee, yes coffee until you are left with a wonderful piece of self-made art that you can enjoy forever! $25 for the class. Limited space available. $10 matting available for framing. Please call the Art Center to sign up. 5:30pm start time. This month is "Coffee Creek." Call the Alma Art Center to register.

$25


Questions?

May 15th

2019

Highland Happy Hours

What a treat! Our favorite artists have teamed up to give us a wonderful afternoon of music. Come down with your co-workers and enjoy an hour or two of what is bound to make your week go by faster! (Country, Blues, Americana, and more!) This is a family friendly engagement.

No Cost


Questions?

May 17th

2019

Friday Night Karaoke with DJ Jose!

Tonight we are providing Karaoke for the masses! Buy some of our fantastic treats or have a lite dinner while you sing out with your best friends and family. This is early-bird Karaoke so it is open to all ages

No Cost


Questions?

May 18th

2019

Yoga Class

A 9:00am class meant to center you and help you to live a stronger more connected life. Come practice being mindful and stress free every Saturday!

$10

Drop-in


Questions?

May 20th

2019

D & D Adventurers' League

What a treat! Our favorite artists have teamed up to give us a wonderful afternoon of music. Come down with your co-workers and enjoy an hour or two of what is bound to make your week go by faster! (Country, Blues, Americana, and more!) This is a family friendly engagement.

No Cost


Questions?

May 21st

2019

Highland Blush's B-Day Party!

Live Music, Celebration, Games, CAKE!

No Cost


Questions?

May 22nd

2019

Highland Happy Hours

What a treat! Our favorite artists have teamed up to give us a wonderful afternoon of music. Come down with your co-workers and enjoy an hour or two of what is bound to make your week go by faster! (Country, Blues, Americana, and more!) This is a family friendly engagement.

No Cost


Questions?

May 22nd

2019

Communications 223 Final Comedy Presentations

Professor Gilbert's Comm. 223 Class will be giving their final presentations in the form of Comedic Live Performances starting at 7:30pm. Come and cheer them on!

No Cost


Questions?

May 23rd

2019

Live Music Series: Julie & Friends

6-9 pm, a Jam session like no other. Americana, Celtic, Blue Grass and More!

No Cost


Questions?

May 24th

2019

Friday Night Karaoke with DJ Jose!

Tonight we are providing Karaoke for the masses! Buy some of our fantastic treats or have a lite dinner while you sing out with your best friends and family. This is early-bird Karaoke so it is open to all ages

No Cost


Questions?

May 25th

2019

Yoga Class

A 9:00am class meant to center you and help you to live a stronger more connected life. Come practice being mindful and stress free every Saturday!

$10

Drop-in


Questions?

May 25th

2019

Live Music Series: Sean Miller

7-9pm, some great music to fill your Saturday evening with some joy!

No Cost


Questions?

May 27th

2019

D & D Adventurers' League

What a treat! Our favorite artists have teamed up to give us a wonderful afternoon of music. Come down with your co-workers and enjoy an hour or two of what is bound to make your week go by faster! (Country, Blues, Americana, and more!) This is a family friendly engagement.

No Cost


Questions?

May 28th

2019

Trunk Sale & Indoor Flea Market

Every fourth Tuesday of the month we are opening our floor for all to sell their wares or shop till they drop. Whether it is kids toys or dishes and antiques you can bring it all. In the comfort of Blush's walls, you can find some amazing treasures or sell your own for one night only!

Contact [email protected] if you are interested in putting up a booth. Event is from 5-8pm.

No Cost


Questions?

May 29th

2019

Highland Happy Hours

What a treat! Our favorite artists have teamed up to give us a wonderful afternoon of music. Come down with your co-workers and enjoy an hour or two of what is bound to make your week go by faster! (Country, Blues, Americana, and more!) This is a family friendly engagement.

No Cost


Questions?

May 29th

2019

Candy Bar Bingo with DJ Dr. T

Jeff Turk can do it all but mostly entertain you and your family and friends with a night of Bingo, trivia, and minute to win it games for prizes and to just plain have a good time. Adults pay to play and Kids use Full-Size Candy bars to "buy-in." It doesn't happen often so don't miss this one -of-a-kind family friendly event!

No Cost


Questions?

May 31st

2019

Friday Night Karaoke with DJ Jose!

Tonight we are providing Karaoke for the masses! Buy some of our fantastic treats or have a lite dinner while you sing out with your best friends and family. This is early-bird Karaoke so it is open to all ages

No Cost


Questions?

June 1st

2019

Yoga Class

A 9:00am class meant to center you and help you to live a stronger more connected life. Come practice being mindful and stress free every Saturday!

$10

Drop-in


Questions?

June 3rd

2019

D & D Adventurers' League

What a treat! Our favorite artists have teamed up to give us a wonderful afternoon of music. Come down with your co-workers and enjoy an hour or two of what is bound to make your week go by faster! (Country, Blues, Americana, and more!) This is a family friendly engagement.

No Cost


Questions?