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Festivals, Fairs, Shows, & Sales - Week of April 17, 2017

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


April 2017
 7:30 p.m. 

Members' Bourse Night: Ann Arbor Stamp Club.

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Members sell stamps from their personal collections. Also, American Philatelic Society circuit books.
7:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 100 Arbana (park & enter at the rear of the building). Free admission. harwin@umich.edu, 761-5859. [map]


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Thursday


April 2017
 1-2:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Breakfasts from Around the World": International Neighbors.

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Club members showcase breakfasts from their home countries for sampling. Also, a "folk fashion show" featuring traditional costumes from several countries around the world. All area women invited. Socializing, refreshments. Child care available for kids 5 & under.
1-2:30 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church social hall, 1500 Scio Church Rd. Free. (313) 815-0413. [map]


 6-9 p.m. 

"FWIW: Trivia for Cheaters": 826michigan Fundraiser.

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All invited to form teams to play trivia. Teams raise money in advance of the competition that they can then use to "buy" cheats during the game. Spectators welcome. With an appearance by Ann Arbor native Alex Goldman, host of the hit podcast Reply All.
6-9 p.m., Pretzel Bell, 226 S. Main. $826 minimum donation per team; $10 for spectators. Preregistration for teams required at 826michigan.org/FWIW. 761-3463. [map]


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Friday


April 2017
 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 

Spring Cleaning Warehouse Sale: USArtQuest.

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Warehouse sale includes so many things it's hard to list them all: rubber stamps, art paper, dishes, 1950's era linens, craft supplies, picture frames, assorted tchotchkes, furniture, old tools … you name it!! Check this out.
Easy parking - right off I94 at the Pearce Road exit - free admission.
Friday April 21st 9am - 5:30pm
Saturday April 22nd 10am - 2pm
USArtQuest, 18650 W. Old US 12, Chelsea. Free admission. (800) 766-0728. AskAnything@USArtQuest.com www.usartquest.con [map]


 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 

Home & Lifestyle Expo April 21-23, 2017 at Briarwood Mall: Mall Wide Events.

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The Briarwood Mall is excited to announce that they are the host for the 2017 Home & Lifestyle Show! This event will be open to the public Friday - Sunday,
April 21-23, 2017, during the regular mall hours.
This event will feature products and services currently available for your interior & exterior home improvements, new home construction, to improve your lifestyle & standard of living, as well as ways to magnify the beauty of your outdoor surroundings.
This is an event you won't want to miss!
FOR INFORMATION ON EXHIBITING
PLEASE CALL
1-877-284-0352
Briarwood Mall, 100 Briarwood Circle. 877-284-0352. liz@mallwideevents.com [map]


 7 p.m. 

Turning Through Time: Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps.

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Turning Through Time - an 18th century dinner, dance and silent auction to benefit the Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps - will take place April 21, 2017 at The Mayflower Meeting House in historic downtown Plymouth. Scheduled during the evening are Glen Morningstar Jr., and the Ruffwater Stringband who will guide guests through historical dances. Also, the Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps will perform their 2017 concert. The ticket cost of this event is tax deductible.
The Mayflower Meeting House, 499 South Main Street, Plymouth. $75. (248)259-3225. audra@pfdc.us www.pfdc.us [map]



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Saturday


April 2017
 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Ann Arbor Antiques Market.

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Apr. 22 & 23. Large show and sale of antiques in various styles from mid-century to industrial design to folk art and more. Deliveries available. Concessions.
8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sat.) & 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sun.), Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $6 (children age 12 & under accompanied by an adult, free). annarborantiquesmarket@gmail.com, 678-0173. [map]


 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Dexter Winter Marketplace.

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A farmers market with arts & crafts, jewelry, bread and baked goods, fresh produce, eggs, cheese, meats, and more. With live entertainment at 11 a.m. by the area jazz-inflected Christian pop-folk ensemble From Grace (Mar. 25), the longtime local band the MacDonald Brothers (Apr. 8), and Nucleus 2 (Apr. 22), a reunion of the early 80s Dexter rock band Nucleus.
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Dexter Senior Center, 7720 Ann Arbor St., Dexter. Free admission. dexerwintermarketplace@gmail.com, 834-3229. [map]


 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 

Holistic & Psychic Expo: Intuitives Interactive.

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Apr. 22 & 23. Local practitioners offer psychic, channeled, tarot, and angel card readings, intuitive drawings, astrological charts, and more. Highlighted by a presentation (Sat., 6-8 p.m.) by Birmingham (MI) psychic medium Lori Lipten, who gives messages to the audience from departed loved ones. Also, a series of free talks TBA. Vendors with holistic and metaphysical products. Light snacks for sale.
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.) & 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sun.), EMU Student Center, 2nd floor, 900 Oakwood, Ypsilanti. $10 daily admission, $15 weekend pass. Additional costs for sessions with practitioners. holisticpsychicexpo.com. 358-0218. [map]


 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 

Holistic Psychic Expo: Intuitives Interactive.

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Apr. 22 & 23. Local practitioners offer psychic, channeled, tarot, and angel card readings, intuitive drawings, astrological charts, and more. Highlighted by a presentation (Sat., 6-8 p.m.) by Birmingham (MI) psychic medium Lori Lipten, who gives messages to the audience from departed loved ones. Also, a series of free talks. Sat.: Psychic readings by mediums Laura Moody (11 a.m.) and Lisa Bousson (2 p.m.), and talks on "Living Life at the Next Level: Tools to Evolve Yourself" (12:30 p.m.), "An Introduction to Telepathic Animal Communication" (3:30 p.m.), and "How to Be Calm When You Should Be Stressed" (5 p.m.). Sun.: Psychic readings by mediums Wendy Piepenberg (11:30 a.m.) and Elaine Goodman (4 p.m.), and talks on "How to Contact Deceased Loved Ones" (1 p.m.) and "Stress: Why Women & Men React Differently + 2 Coping Techniques for Both" (2:30 p.m.) Vendors with holistic and metaphysical products. Light snacks for sale.
10 a.m.-6 p.m., (Sat.) & 11 a.m.-5 pm. (Sun.), EMU Student Center, 2nd floor, 900 Oakwood, Ypsilanti. $10 daily admission, $15 weekend pass. Additional costs for sessions with practitioners. 358-0218. [map]


 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 

Home & Lifestyle Expo April 21-23, 2017 at Briarwood Mall: Mall Wide Events.

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The Briarwood Mall is excited to announce that they are the host for the 2017 Home & Lifestyle Show! This event will be open to the public Friday - Sunday,
April 21-23, 2017, during the regular mall hours.
This event will feature products and services currently available for your interior & exterior home improvements, new home construction, to improve your lifestyle & standard of living, as well as ways to magnify the beauty of your outdoor surroundings.
This is an event you won't want to miss!
FOR INFORMATION ON EXHIBITING
PLEASE CALL
1-877-284-0352
Briarwood Mall, 100 Briarwood Circle. 877-284-0352. liz@mallwideevents.com [map]


 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Spring Cleaning Warehouse Sale: USArtQuest.

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Warehouse sale includes so many things it's hard to list them all: rubber stamps, art paper, dishes, 1950's era linens, craft supplies, picture frames, assorted tchotchkes, furniture, old tools … you name it!! Check this out.
Easy parking - right off I94 at the Pearce Road exit - free admission.
Friday April 21st 9am - 5:30pm
Saturday April 22nd 10am - 2pm
USArtQuest, 18650 W. Old US 12, Chelsea. Free admission. (800) 766-0728. AskAnything@USArtQuest.com www.usartquest.con [map]


 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Chelsea Spring Expo": Chelsea Senior Center.

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This family-oriented event features a showcase of goods and services by over 140 vendors, crafters, and nonprofits, along with kids activities TBA. Also, at 1 p.m., a Wildlife Safari Show. Bake sale. Samples, door prizes.
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Washington Street Education Center, 500 E. Washington, Chelsea. Free admission. 475-9242. [map]



 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.  Free! 

"10th Annual Record Store Day": Ann Arbor District Library.

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The AADL celebrates national Record Store Day with a pop-up record fair featuring vendors with used records and music-related gear in the lobby and a DJ in the garden. Also, at 2 p.m. in the multipurpose room, a screening of Pip Piper's acclaimed 2012 documentary about UK record stores, Last Shop Standing: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of the Independent Record Shop.
11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., AADL, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4555. [map]


 11:30 a.m. 

"Fiber Feast Fashion Show": Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild.

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Lunch and a fashion show of clothing made by guild members. Also, a sale of fiber arts.
11:30 a.m., WCC Morris Lawrence Bldg., 4800 E. Huron River Dr. Tickets $35. Reservations required. 665-4601. [map]


 1-4 p.m. 

Annual Dahlia Tuber Sale: Michigan Dahlia Association.

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Sale of dahlia tubers. Also, a video on growing and caring for dahlias and free dahlia-care handouts.
1-4 p.m., U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro. Free admission; metered parking. 429-5796. [map]


 1 p.m. 

John Muir Birthday Party: An Earth Day Celebration: Michigan Friends Center.

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Screening of John Muir in the New World, Catherine Tatge's 2011 PBS American Masters documentary about the 19th-century naturalist who founded the Sierra Club.
1 p.m., Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Rd. (off Oakridge from Waterloo Rd. west of M-52), Chelsea. Donation. Preregistration requested. 475-0942. [map]


 5-10 p.m.  Free! 

"Rock the District": State Street District.

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All ages music festival with a beer garden. Food and drinks available. Emcee is Tree Town Sound radio host Matthew Altruda. Headliner is Theo Katzman, a NYC-based soul-based funk-folk singer-songwriter and former member of the popular local nu-jazz jam band My Dear Disco. Other bands include the Kalamazoo acoustic pop-folk and blues trio The Go Rounds, local folk-rock singer-songwriter Chris Dupont, local country-flavored folk-rock singer-songwriter Misty Lyn, and the local synthpop-rock band Girls Who Care.
5-10 p.m., Maynard St. between Liberty & William. Free admission. 646-1500.


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Sunday


April 2017
 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Ann Arbor Antiques Market.

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Apr. 22 & 23. Large show and sale of antiques in various styles from mid-century to industrial design to folk art and more. Deliveries available. Concessions.
8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sat.) & 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sun.), Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $6 (children age 12 & under accompanied by an adult, free). annarborantiquesmarket@gmail.com, 678-0173. [map]


 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Holistic & Psychic Expo: Intuitives Interactive.

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Apr. 22 & 23. Local practitioners offer psychic, channeled, tarot, and angel card readings, intuitive drawings, astrological charts, and more. Highlighted by a presentation (Sat., 6-8 p.m.) by Birmingham (MI) psychic medium Lori Lipten, who gives messages to the audience from departed loved ones. Also, a series of free talks TBA. Vendors with holistic and metaphysical products. Light snacks for sale.
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.) & 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sun.), EMU Student Center, 2nd floor, 900 Oakwood, Ypsilanti. $10 daily admission, $15 weekend pass. Additional costs for sessions with practitioners. holisticpsychicexpo.com. 358-0218. [map]


 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Holistic Psychic Expo: Intuitives Interactive.

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Apr. 22 & 23. Local practitioners offer psychic, channeled, tarot, and angel card readings, intuitive drawings, astrological charts, and more. Highlighted by a presentation (Sat., 6-8 p.m.) by Birmingham (MI) psychic medium Lori Lipten, who gives messages to the audience from departed loved ones. Also, a series of free talks. Sat.: Psychic readings by mediums Laura Moody (11 a.m.) and Lisa Bousson (2 p.m.), and talks on "Living Life at the Next Level: Tools to Evolve Yourself" (12:30 p.m.), "An Introduction to Telepathic Animal Communication" (3:30 p.m.), and "How to Be Calm When You Should Be Stressed" (5 p.m.). Sun.: Psychic readings by mediums Wendy Piepenberg (11:30 a.m.) and Elaine Goodman (4 p.m.), and talks on "How to Contact Deceased Loved Ones" (1 p.m.) and "Stress: Why Women & Men React Differently + 2 Coping Techniques for Both" (2:30 p.m.) Vendors with holistic and metaphysical products. Light snacks for sale.
10 a.m.-6 p.m., (Sat.) & 11 a.m.-5 pm. (Sun.), EMU Student Center, 2nd floor, 900 Oakwood, Ypsilanti. $10 daily admission, $15 weekend pass. Additional costs for sessions with practitioners. 358-0218. [map]


 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 

Home & Lifestyle Expo April 21-23, 2017 at Briarwood Mall: Mall Wide Events.

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The Briarwood Mall is excited to announce that they are the host for the 2017 Home & Lifestyle Show! This event will be open to the public Friday - Sunday,
April 21-23, 2017, during the regular mall hours.
This event will feature products and services currently available for your interior & exterior home improvements, new home construction, to improve your lifestyle & standard of living, as well as ways to magnify the beauty of your outdoor surroundings.
This is an event you won't want to miss!
FOR INFORMATION ON EXHIBITING
PLEASE CALL
1-877-284-0352
Briarwood Mall, 100 Briarwood Circle. 877-284-0352. liz@mallwideevents.com [map]


 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Sunday Artisan Market.

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Every Sun. Juried market that features local handmade arts and crafts, usually with a different theme each week. Apr. 23: Heart Sleeves Studios artists demonstrate "post-modern painting." Apr. 30: An ADM Block Prints representative demonstrates relief printmaking techniques.
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farmers Market, Kerrytown. Free admission. 913-9622. [map]


 Noon-4 p.m.  Free! 

Earth Day Festival: City of Ann Arbor.

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This family-oriented event features live raptors and amphibians & reptiles, hands-on craft activities, guided hikes to Black Pond, green building and commuting displays, and more. Also, exhibits by more than 40 local environmental, nonprofit, and governmental organizations. New this year are educational presentations on a variety of sustainability topics, and environmental songs and stories by local singer-songwriter Joe Reilly (2:30 p.m.). Also, all encouraged to come dressed as their favorite animal to join an "All Species Parade" (2 p.m.). Face painting. Light concession refreshments from Shimmy Shack, Ray's Red Hots, and Hero or Villain food trucks. All encouraged to ride bikes to the festival.
Noon-4 p.m., Leslie Science & Nature Center, 1831 Traver Rd. Free. 794-6627. [map]





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