Calendar of Events
Festivals, Fairs, Shows, & Sales
Civil Rights, peace, and Native American songs by popular local singer-songwriter Joe Reilly and Detroit folk singer Julie Beutel. Also, spoken word performances by local teens and a performance by the U-M Gospel Chorale. Wristbands and buttons (while supplies last).
2-3 p.m., U-M Diag. Free. mlksymposium.umich.edu, 647-4860.
Show and sale of farm toys aimed at kids and serious collectors. Includes NASCAR items, tractors, pedal-push tractors, Beanie Babies, and truck, farm vehicle, and harvesting vehicle collectibles. Also, a Washtenaw Ag Boosters pancake breakfast (8-10 a.m., cost TBA).
9 a.m.-2 p.m., Liberty School, 7265 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd., Saline. Admission $4. 429-8030, ext. 2343. [map]
All invited to celebrate the end of the Jewish sabbath highlighted by local storyteller Judy Schmidt telling Patricia Polacco's The Keeping Quilt. Attendees can also decorate a quilt square to be sewn into a quilt to be donated. Pizza dinner. Pajama attire encouraged.
5:30 p.m., JCC, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. (off Stone School Rd. south of Packard). $5 (household, $15). 971-0990. [map]
All invited to join rides of 40 miles, 20 miles, 12 miles, and 6 miles around Ann Arbor. Also, an "Abominable Snow Man" mountain bike ride, dependent on trail conditions. All rides end up at Arbor Brewing Company. Hot soup, prizes, and giveaways.
Noon (40-mile ride), 1 p.m. (20-mile ride & mountain bike ride), 2 p.m. (12-mile ride), & 2:30 p.m. (6-mile ride), meet at the Farmers Market, Detroit St. at N. Fifth Ave. Reservations requested at wheelsinmotion.us. Free. 971-2121.