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Festivals, Fairs, Shows, & Sales

There's plenty of art and art fairs in Ann Arbor those other 361 days a year. A busy museum and gallery circuit provides many openings and shows to choose from. Each month you'll find antique shows, charity sales, and community festivals.





 
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Monday


November 2013
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Veterans Day Celebration: Concordia University.

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A chapel service with performances by the Concordia Choir and the Concordia Wind Ensemble. Followed by a lunch for veterans and "Angels at Gettysburg and the Staff Ride," a dramatic presentation by Concordia arts and sciences dean Robert McCormick, based on Michael Shaara's Civil War novel The Killer Angels.
10:30 a.m., Concordia University, 4090 Geddes. Free. 995-7391. [map]
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Wednesday


November 2013
 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Holiday Bazaar: Chelsea Senior Center.

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Display and sale of home-made crafts and baked goods by CSC members.
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Chelsea Senior Center, 512 E. Washington, Chelsea. Free admission. 475-9242. [map]
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Thursday


November 2013
 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 

"Fabulous and Unique Gift Sale and Book Swap": TLC Expressions.

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Nov. 14-16. Show and sale of gifts. Also, a book sale and swap (bring up to 3 books to swap, if you wish), and, on Nov. 14, a local quilter shows and discusses her holiday wall hanging and answers quilting questions (1-3 p.m.). Discounts for people who are part of a book club. Proceeds go to Ozone House.
10 a.m.-6 p.m., Absolute Title, 2875 W. Liberty. Free admission. 769-3393. [map]
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 6:30-9:30 p.m. 

"25th Anniversary Celebration": Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy.

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With a talk by Cranbrook Institute of Science geologist John Zawiskie and live music by local environmental singer-songwriter Joe Reilly. Also, highlights of SMLC's 25 years of land conservation. Silent auction. Hors d'oeuvres, beer & wine.
6:30 p.m., Cobblestone Farm, 2781 Packard. $50. Reservations required. 484-6565. [map]
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Friday


November 2013
 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Annual Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon: Ladies' Literary Club of Ypsilanti.

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The area's oldest Christmas bazaar--now in its 51st year--features handmade arts and crafts, "elegant junque," and homemade preserves, candies, baked goods, and more. Raffles. Coffee & tea. Lunch available ($12.50), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Raffle proceeds benefit scholarships for 2 local high school students and a WCC healthcare student.
9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ladies' Literary Club, 218 N. Washington St., Ypsilanti. Wheelchair accessible. Free admission. 483-5688. [map]
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 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 

"Fabulous and Unique Gift Sale and Book Swap": TLC Expressions.

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Nov. 14-16. Show and sale of gifts. Also, a book sale and swap (bring up to 3 books to swap, if you wish), and, on Nov. 14, a local quilter shows and discusses her holiday wall hanging and answers quilting questions (1-3 p.m.). Discounts for people who are part of a book club. Proceeds go to Ozone House.
10 a.m.-6 p.m., Absolute Title, 2875 W. Liberty. Free admission. 769-3393. [map]
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Saturday


November 2013
 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Craft Bazaar, Bake Sale, & Granny's Attic: Saline Area Senior Center.

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Sale of quilted and crocheted items, jewelry, Tupperware, paper crafts, lawn decorations, hats, sun-catchers, hanging towels, wooden crafts, holiday knickknacks, games, and more. Also, a woodcarving demo, bake sale, a "Grandma's Attic," and a sale of gently used jewelry and purses. Quilt raffle.
9 a.m.-2 p.m., SASC, 7190 N. Maple (behind the middle school), Saline. Free admission. 429-9274. [map]
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 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Holiday Sale 2013: Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild.

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Local artists show and sell gifts, home décor, fashion accessories, garments, yarn, fabric, handmade paper, and wall pieces. Also, felting, spinning, tapestry, and weaving demonstrations.
10 a.m.-4 p.m., WCC Morris Lawrence Bldg., 4800 E. Huron River Dr. Free admission. annarborfiberarts.org. [map]
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 10 a.m.-afternoon  Free! 

"Christmas in the Village": Manchester Chamber of Commerce.

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Downtown Manchester bustles with holiday activities. The festivities kick off with a parade that brings Santa down Main Street to the mill where he greets children. Also, several craft and artisan shows, greens sales, bake sales, horse-drawn sleigh rides (9 a.m.-4 p.m.), "Lunch with Santa" at St. Mary's Church (11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; $8 for kids, $5 for adults), and more. The village also hosts a Christmas Home Tour Dec. 7 ($15, noon-8 p.m.).
10 a.m.-afternoon, downtown Manchester. Free admission. 476-4565.
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 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 

"Fabulous and Unique Gift Sale and Book Swap": TLC Expressions.

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Nov. 14-16. Show and sale of gifts. Also, a book sale and swap (bring up to 3 books to swap, if you wish), and, on Nov. 14, a local quilter shows and discusses her holiday wall hanging and answers quilting questions (1-3 p.m.). Discounts for people who are part of a book club. Proceeds go to Ozone House.
10 a.m.-6 p.m., Absolute Title, 2875 W. Liberty. Free admission. 769-3393. [map]
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 11 a.m. and 1 & 3 p.m.  Free! 

Chelsea Teddy Bear Company.

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Group tours of the warehouse, with displays of both historical and CTBC bears. Also, display of antique toys in the Chelsea Toy Museum.
11 a.m. and 1 & 3 p.m., CTBC Warehouse, 400 N. Main, Chelsea. Free. 433-5499. [map]
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 6:30 p.m. 

2013 CIL Benefit Auction: The Ann Arbor CIL and Select Ride.

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As the 2013 Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living Benefit Auction Title Sponsor, Select Ride invites you to attend this event on November 16, 2013, held this year at the Center's facility on Research Park Drive. The event will include dinner, live and silent auctions and more!
Benefit Auction proceeds will help kick-start the CIL's 2014 Capacity Building Campaign which will strengthen services in: Inclusion and Diversity, Health Wellness and the Family, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Sports, Recreation and the Arts, Assistive Technology and Community-Based Research-to-Action for children, youth, adults and seniors with disabilities.
The Ann Arbor CIL is a place where people with and without disabilities come together to show that real and perceived attitudinal barriers can be overcome, that success is achievable, and that life is made better by coming together. Please join us for an evening of fun and camaraderie!
Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, 3941 Research Park Drive. Donation. benefitauction@aacil.org www.aacil.org [map]
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Sunday


November 2013
 9 a.m.-6 p.m.  Free! 

Holiday Open House: Kerrytown Market & Shops.

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Storytelling, face painting, and pre-holiday sales.
9 a.m.-6 p.m., 407 N. Fifth Ave., Kerrytown. Free. 662-5008. [map]
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 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Annual Craft Show: Dexter American Legion Auxiliary.

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Craft sale, bake sale, and raffle. Lunch available. Proceeds go toward care packages for service men and women.
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Legion Hall, 8225 Dexter-Chelsea Rd., Dexter. Free admission. 426-2062. [map]
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 2-7 p.m. 

Open House Bazaar: Palestine Aid Society.

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Display and sale of hand-embroidered purses, pillow covers, table runners, and wall hangings made by Palestinian widows attempting to support themselves.
2-7 p.m., 4148 Spring Lake Blvd. (south off W. Ellsworth). Free admission. 668-6430. [map]
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