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Calendar of Events

Saturday, October 31, 2020






 
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 12 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"What We Left Unfinished": Ann Arbor Film Festival.

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Online screening of Mariam Ghani's 2019 documentary, which features newly restored footage from lost fiction films shot during Afghanistan's Communist era (1978-1991).
Online anytime between Oct. 7-Nov. 3 at aafilmfest.org/aaffpresents. Free.


 6 a.m.-midnight  Free!  Online 

Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason: University Musical Society.

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Jan. 8-9. Already internationally acclaimed at the age of 21, British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason's recent album, Elgar, is an exploration of the musical landscape in pre- and post-war Europe anchored by Elgar's Cello Concerto. In this program, he is joined by his older sister, pianist Isata, in Beethoven's Cello Sonata in C Major and Rachmaninoff's Cello Sonata in G Minor. Post-performance interview with the artists' parents, Stuart and Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason.
Available online anytime from 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 through Nov. 4, online at ums.org/performance/sheku-kanneh-mason-and-isata-kanneh-mason-ums-digital-presentation. Free. 764-2538.


 8 a.m.-1 p.m.  Free! 

Chelsea Farmers Market.

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Area vendors, all from within 90 miles of Chelsea. Each month, kids activities TBA, market basket giveaway on the last Sat. & Wed., along with live entertainment every Sat. (10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. or so) & last Wed. only (3-5 p.m. or so), June-Oct.
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Chelsea Farmers Market, parking lot on Park St. (east off Main St. between the library and the Methodist church), Chelsea. Free admission. 475-6402. [map]


 9 a.m.  Free! 

"Step Up" to End Corruption in DC: Now - Oct 31: Wolf-PAC.

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Walk, run or bike to help save the future of America!
Wolf-PAC, a non-partisan, grassroots organization working to end corruption in DC, invites you join the 28 Million Steps Challenge. From now until October 31st, you can walk, run or bike to help raise awareness about the crucial need to end "pay to play politics" in Washington.

Why 28 Million Steps? Wolf-PAC is working to attain a 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to fix our broken campaign finance system and restore a government that represents the people.

Registration is free. Visit wolf-pac.com/stepup for more info, to register, or start/join a team. "Step up" in the fight to end corruption -- and get some good exercise while you're at it!
Ann Arbor, Anywhere. Free. augustinedeb@gmail.com wolf-pac.com/stepup



 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 

Blast Corn Maze.

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Every Fri.-Sun., Sept. 26-Nov. 7. A large corn maze with 3.5 miles of trails and 3 exits to allow for routes of various lengths. Also, a U-pick pumpkin patch, produce, craft sale, hayrides, a kids play area, and more. Maps available ($1).
5-10 p.m. (Fri.), 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (Sat.), & 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sun.), 6175 Daly Rd., Dexter. $10 (ages 5-12, $7; age 4 & under, free). BlastCornMaze.com. [map]


 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 

Country Fair: Wiard's Orchards.

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Every Sat. & Sun., Sept. 12-Oct. 31, and every Wed.-Fri. Sept. 16-Oct. 30. A carnival atmosphere with a variety of family-oriented fall activities on this 6th-generation family farm. Wagon rides, a petting farm, a corn maze, a Corn Queen Combine playground, and much more. Weekends only: a Noah's Ark inflatable, a giant slide, a bungee run, and more. Apple cannon & paintball shooting gallery available Sat. & Sun. for an extra charge. Cider and donuts available. No pets.
11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Wiard's Orchards, 5565 Merritt Rd., Ypsilanti. Weekend admission: $20; weekday admission: $15; kids age 2 & under, free. 390-9211. [map]


 11 a.m. & 8 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Halloween Concert: U-M School of Music.

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Held online this year, this thrilling annual tradition features the University Symphony Orchestra and the University Philharmonia Orchestra hamming it up in costume while performing an assortment of spooky symphonic Halloween favorites, including March of the Little Goblins, a work by Hofstra University orchestras director (and U-M grad) Adam Glaser that originally received its premiere as the opening number of the Halloween Concert at Hill Auditorium in 1997. Graduate conducting students direct.
11 a.m. & 8 p.m., myumi.ch/HalloweenConcert. Free, 764-2538.


 2 & 4 p.m. 

Craft Outings by appointment: SCRAP Creative Reuse.

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SCRAP is excited to re-open our Education studio to offer craft outings by appointment! We have missed engaging with our community through our education programs and want to bring them back in the safest way possible. Our craft outings can be booked by families and groups of up to 5 individuals. Groups will have the option to choose from 3 projects. Each session runs 90 mins. This includes all materials needed to complete projects, project introduction from SCRAP staff, examples of past projects, and multiple check ins from staff. Get reuse crafty and let us clean up the mess! We will have 2 sessions available to book each Saturday in October. The first starting at 2pm and the second at 4pm.

This month's projects:
Open crafting ($25) - access to tons of reuse materials and craft examples. Dive in, explore, and create whatever you dream up! (Reuse Robots, sculpture building, collaging, and more)
Fabric portraits - ($35) Grab a favorite photo or craft from memory! Create a re
SCRAP Creative Reuse, 4567 Washtenaw Ave. $25-$35. 7348004137. claire.t@scrapcreativereuse.org https://annarbor.scrapcreativereuse.org/craft-outing-appointments [map]



 6-9 p.m.  Online 

"Knit Happens": Ann Arbor Stitch 'n' Bitch.

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Every Tues. ll knitters invited to work on their projects and swap tips with others in person. Livestream available at MeetUp.com/Ann-Arbor-StitchNBitch.
Community High School back lawn, 379 N. Fifth. $2 monthly dues. 945-3035. [map]


 7-11 p.m. 

"Halloween Drive": Ann Arbor Civic Theater/Dexter Community Players.

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Oct. 30 & 31. Attendees will drive along a marked path around the Domino's Petting Farm, stopping at designated areas to watch original Halloween-themed theatrical scenes, with some surprises in between, all from the safety of their vehicles.
7-11 p.m., Domino's Farms Petting Farm, 3001 Earhart Rd. Tickets (Price TBA) in advance only at HalloweenDrive.net. Space limited. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Accidentally Hip: Kerrytown Concert House Live at the 415 Series.

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Livestream Halloween show by this Detroit swing quintet led by pianist R. Macenzie Lewis. with vocalist Christopher Joseph, saxophonist David G. Maki II, bassist Michael Rais, and drummer Billy Harrington.
7:30 p.m., online at KerrytownConcertHouse.com/Live-At-The-415. Free, donations accepted. KerrytownConcertHouse.com. [map]


 7:30-11:30 p.m. 

"Night Terrors": Wiard's Orchards.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Four scary attractions-the haunted hayride, the haunted barn, the Asylum, and the MindShaft-featuring costumed monsters. Refreshments available. Age 10 & under must be with an adult. Social distancing enforced, masks required.
7:30-11:30 p.m., 5565 Merritt Rd., Ypsilanti. Tickets prices TBA at HauntedHouseMichigan.com. 390-9212. [map]


 8 p.m.  Free! 

8 Ball Patio Series: The Blind Pig.

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Every Fri. & Sat. A variety of artists TBA performing from the rooftop for patrons seated on the 8 Ball patio.
8-9 p.m. or later, patio adjacent to the 8 Ball Saloon entrance the Blind Pig, 208 S. First. No cover. 996-8555. [map]



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Blue LLama: Sean Dobbins Trio

Local jazz ensemble led by drummer Dobbins. With saxophonist Diego Rivera and Hammond B-3 organist Duncan McMillan. The show is also streamed live at facebook.com/bluellamajazzclub/ 7-10 p.m. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: "Jazz After Dark"

Every Fri. & Sat. Jazz originals and standards by a trio (Fri.) or quartet (Sat.) led by veteran local bassist Rob Crozier. 9-11 p.m. [venue info]

 
 


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