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Festivals, Fairs, Shows, & Sales - Week of January 8, 2018

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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Tuesday


January 2018
 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Huron Gun Collectors.

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Dec. 9 & 10, Jan. 13 & 14, Feb. 10 & 11, Mar. 10 & 11. About 100 dealers and collectors offer guns, knives, ammunition, and other hunting equipment for sale, including antiques and collectibles. Concessions. Youth age 17 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sat.) & 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Sun.), Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Admission $5 (members, $3; kids age 12 & under, free). (517) 605-0624. [map]


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Wednesday


January 2018
 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 

Huron Gun Collectors.

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Dec. 9 & 10, Jan. 13 & 14, Feb. 10 & 11, Mar. 10 & 11. About 100 dealers and collectors offer guns, knives, ammunition, and other hunting equipment for sale, including antiques and collectibles. Concessions. Youth age 17 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sat.) & 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Sun.), Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Admission $5 (members, $3; kids age 12 & under, free). (517) 605-0624. [map]


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Thursday


January 2018
 5-7 & 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Electric Vehicles: City of Ann Arbor 2018 Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Panel discussion on the future of transportation with electric vehicle experts. Also, a "ride and drive" event sponsored by the Michigan Electric Auto Association, 5-7 p.m. on Library Lane.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL multipurpose rm. (lower level). Free. 327-4555.


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Friday


January 2018
 8 p.m. 

"7th Annual Ragtime Extravaganza": River Raisin Ragtime Revue.

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This Tecumseh-based orchestra hosts its annual ragtime and vaudeville show. Performers include Chicago stride pianist Paul Asaro (the pianist in the Broadway production Jelly Roll!), renowned carnival sideshow entertainer and magician (and host of the Investigation Discovery channel series True Nightmares) Todd Robbins, acclaimed local bass-baritone (and U-M voice professor) Daniel Washington, So You Think You Can Dance featured tap dancer Bianca Revels, local early-jazz pianist James Dapogny, local vocalist and guitar virtuoso Rollie Tussing, and the Working Class Tuba Quartet, founded in 1986 by River Raisin Ragtime Revue director William Pemberton.
8 p.m., WCC Morris Lawrence Bldg. Towsley Auditorium, 4800 E. Huron River Dr. Tickets $45 in advance at ragtimeband.org. (517) 673-2597. [map]


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Saturday


January 2018
 10 a.m.-noon 

Book Sale: Friends of the Saline District Library.

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Sale of used books & other items.
10 a.m.-noon, SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. $5 for a bag of books; 2nd bag free. 429-5450. [map]


 6-11 p.m. 

34th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Dinner Ball: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women.

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Dinner followed by dancing to music spun by a DJ. Evening attire. Also, a keynote address by Walsh College (Troy) management professor Lee Meadows on "Whose Dream Is It Anyway!" Proceeds benefit a NANBPW scholarship fund and community service projects.
6-11 p.m., Sheraton Hotel, 3200 Boardwalk. Tickets $60 in advance at aananbpwc.org. 717-7215. [map]






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