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Festivals, Fairs, Shows, & Sales - Week of June 10, 2019

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


June 2019
 4-7 p.m. 

Cobblestone Farm Market.

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Every Tues. May 21-Oct. 22. With a variety of children's activities and/or musical entertainment from 5-7 p.m. each week. Also, live farm animals and tours of the restored 1844 Ticknor-Campbell farmhouse and cabin. May 21: Ypsilanti jazz-rock trio Honey Monsoon. May 28: Local pop trio Isosceles.

June 4: Detroit activist reggae-rock trio Agenda 21.

June 11: Local jazz-swing-Latin-country trio Team Love.

June 18: Local folk-blues-rock duo Bohemian Ru'sters.

June 25: Detroit indie pop-jazz singer-songwriter Bekah Greenman.
4-7 p.m., Cobblestone Farm, 2781 Packard. Free admission. 904-9621. [map]


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Wednesday


June 2019
 2-6 p.m.  Free! 

Chelsea Farmers Market.

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Kids activities, 9:30-11 a.m. on 2nd Sat. each month and market basket giveaway on last Sat. each month, along with live entertainment TBA every Sat., June-Sept. Also, every Wed., May-Oct., Wednesday Farmers Market (2-6 p.m., in the Chelsea State Bank parking lot, 1010 S. Main), with 18 local vendors.
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]


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Thursday


June 2019
 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 

Rummage Sale: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

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June 13-15. Sale of clothing, shoes, jewelry, toys, housewares, collectibles, electronics, books, holiday decor, and more.
9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. (Thurs. & Fri.) & 8-11 a.m. (Sat.), St. Francis Parish Activities Center, 2270 E. Stadium. Free admission. 769-2550. [map]



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Friday


June 2019
 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 

Rummage Sale: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

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June 13-15. Sale of clothing, shoes, jewelry, toys, housewares, collectibles, electronics, books, holiday decor, and more.
9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. (Thurs. & Fri.) & 8-11 a.m. (Sat.), St. Francis Parish Activities Center, 2270 E. Stadium. Free admission. 769-2550. [map]



 5 p.m.  Free! 

"Top of the Park": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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Every Tues.-Sun., June 14-July 7. A beloved summer tradition continues this year with live music, followed at 10 p.m. (Sun. & Tues.-Thurs.) by free movies. Also, a KidZone activity tent, "Retreat" fitness activities (5 p.m. on the Power Center lawn), food concessions from area restaurants, beer (Tues.) & wine tastings (Wed.), and more. Tonight on the Acoustic Stage: area jazz vocalist-clarinetist Sarah D'Angelo (5 p.m.) and the Ali Bey Quartet (6 p.m.), a Detroit jazz-funk band led by bassist Bey. On the Rackham Stage: a mix of Balkan music, pop, and R&B by the Detroit Party Marching Band (7 p.m.), the Ypsilanti fuzz-rock duo Junglefowl (8:45 p.m.), and The Outer Vibe (10:15 p.m.), a Grand Rapids pop-rock quintet whose influences range from Led Zeppelin and Queen to Muse and Maroon 5.
5 p.m.-midnight, Ingalls Mall at Washington. Free, but donations accepted. a2sf.org, 994-5999. [map]


 6-9 p.m.  Free! 

19th Annual Green Fair: Office of the Mayor/Washtenaw County.

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Displays of alternative-fuel vehicles, renewable energy, green building materials, solar energy installations, and other energy conservation products and practices highlighting this year's theme: "Envisioning a Sustainable Ann Arbor." A Green Commute expo includes information and displays about alternative transportation options. Also, hands-on kids activities, birds of prey from Leslie Science & Nature Center, and information booths. Live music by The Vicissitones, who play a self-described mix of "spage age surf and spy music, with a hint of lounge sleaze." Organic food available for purchase on Liberty near Main.
6-9 p.m., Main between William & Huron and Liberty & Washington between Ashley & Fourth Ave. Free. Valet bike parking.794-6161, ext. 41602.


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Saturday


June 2019
 8 a.m.-1 p.m.  Free! 

Chelsea Farmers Market.

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Kids activities, 9:30-11 a.m. on 2nd Sat. each month and market basket giveaway on last Sat. each month, along with live entertainment TBA every Sat., June-Sept. Also, every Wed., May-Oct., Wednesday Farmers Market (2-6 p.m., in the Chelsea State Bank parking lot, 1010 S. Main), with 18 local vendors.
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]


 8-11 a.m. 

Rummage Sale: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

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June 13-15. Sale of clothing, shoes, jewelry, toys, housewares, collectibles, electronics, books, holiday decor, and more.
9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. (Thurs. & Fri.) & 8-11 a.m. (Sat.), St. Francis Parish Activities Center, 2270 E. Stadium. Free admission. 769-2550. [map]



 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  Free! 

Dave Tuck Skate Jam.

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Skateboarding by pro and amateur skaters from Michigan and around the country. Also, skateboarding contests for all ages and skill levels. Music spun by DJs, food carts, and more. Proceeds benefit Grind for Life and Strap In For Life, 2 nonprofits that provide support to people battling cancer and their families.
9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ann Arbor Skate Park at Veterans Memorial Park, 350 N. Maple. Free admission; fee for competitors. 757-3590. [map]


 11 a.m.-6 p.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival": Ann Arbor District Library.

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June 15 & 16. Adults & kids of all ages invited to meet more than 50 top area cartoonists and participate in workshops on making web comics, writing and drawing minicomics, creating video games, and much more. Kids can also vote in the 7th annual Kids' Comics Awards. Winners announced during a ceremony featuring puppets, super villains, and more. At 7 p.m. on June 15, Maris Wicks, whose science-themed work is on display this month (see Galleries), discusses "Gorillas, Guts, and Gastropods." See a2caf.com/programming for full schedule.
11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.) & 12:30-5:30 p.m. (Sun.), AADL Downtown, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 Noon 

2019 Off the Rails International Food Festival: Quintessential Event Company.

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Join us on Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 for the ultimate one evening celebration of multicultural cuisine at the 2019 Off the Rails International Food Festival, at the Ypsilanti Freighthouse from 12 pm - 5 pm. Featuring a lineup of food spanning the globe, you can indulge in Polish cuisine one moment and Indian cuisine the next. Food has an amazing capacity to bridge cultural divides. In a time where divisiveness seems so prevalent, gather with us in fun, flavor and harmony. Every ticket purchase comes with $5 in food vouchers, to be used at any of our participating food vendors. A full entertainment offering is scheduled with DJ entertainment interspersed with a variety of ethnic music and dance performances.
Website: http://www.myfavoriteshowsandevents.com/
Ypsilanti Freighthouse, 100 Market Pl, Ypsilanti. $8 - $13.. 248-809-9644. Bill@quevco.com https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-off-the-rails-international-food-festival-tickets-63003496153 [map]



 Noon 

"#GetOutsideDay": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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Sports clinics, an obstacle course, a bounce house, and information about local parks and preserves. Preceded at 9-11 a.m. by Autism Spectrum Disorder Swim Day ($10 regular water park admission; kids, $8), a chance for those with ASD to use the water park before it's open to a larger crowd.
Noon, p.m., Rolling Hills County Park, 7660 Stony Creek, Ypsilanti. Free; $6 vehicle entry fee. 484-9676. [map]


 Noon-6 p.m.  Free! 

"25th Annual Juneteenth": Ann Arbor Branch of the NAACP.

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Celebration of the anniversary of the first reading in Texas of the Emancipation Proclamation, on June 19, 1865--more than 2 years after it was signed by President Lincoln. Entertainment TBA. Also, kids activities.
Noon-6 p.m., Wheeler Park, N. Fourth Ave. at Depot St. Free. A2naacp.org, 761-9084. [map]


 1-4 p.m. 

3rd Annual Kite Festival: GrieveWell.

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Professional kite flying demonstrations, kids games and activities, a kite coloring contest, and a chance to build and decorate kites ($6.27 in advance with preregistration). Food available. Preceded at 11:30 a.m. by a collective memorial service (preregistration recommended). Rain or shine.
1-4 p.m., Pioneer High School front lawn, 601 W. Stadium. Free admission; preregistration recommended at grievewell.com/kite. 975-0238. [map]



 5 p.m.  Free! 

"Top of the Park": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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Every Tues.-Sun., June 14-July 7. A beloved summer tradition continues this year with live music, followed at 10 p.m. (Sun. & Tues.-Thurs.) by free movies. Also, a KidZone activity tent, "Retreat" fitness activities (5 p.m. on the Power Center lawn), food concessions from area restaurants, beer (Tues.) & wine tastings (Wed.), and more. Tonight on the Acoustic Stage: Saginaw-based pop-folk singer-songwriter Amy Petty (5 p.m.) and the acclaimed Dearborn-based folk-rock singer-songwriter duo Jo Serrapere & John Devine (6 p.m.). On the Rackham Stage: Anne Heaton Band (7 p.m.), a local band that plays spirited, cheerful originals by singer-songwriter and pianist Heaton; Ann Arbor-based R&B and soul singer Rachel Mazer (8:45 p.m.), and the popular inventive local country-rock band The Ragbirds (10:15 p.m.).
5 p.m.-midnight, Ingalls Mall at Washington. Free, but donations accepted. a2sf.org, 994-5999. [map]


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Sunday


June 2019
 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Saline Antiques & Vintage Market.

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Show and sale of antiques and vintage items. Deliveries available. Concessions. Leashed pets welcome.
9 a.m.-4 p.m., Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $5 (children age 15 & under accompanied by an adult, free). salinemarket@gmail.com, (937) 875-0808. [map]


 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Sunday Artisan Market.

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Every Sun. Juried market of local handmade arts and crafts, usually with artist demos. Also, on June 30, a free drawing for a chance to win artwork.
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farmers Market, Kerrytown. Free admission. 913-9622. [map]


 12:30-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival": Ann Arbor District Library.

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June 15 & 16. Adults & kids of all ages invited to meet more than 50 top area cartoonists and participate in workshops on making web comics, writing and drawing minicomics, creating video games, and much more. Kids can also vote in the 7th annual Kids' Comics Awards. Winners announced during a ceremony featuring puppets, super villains, and more. At 7 p.m. on June 15, Maris Wicks, whose science-themed work is on display this month (see Galleries), discusses "Gorillas, Guts, and Gastropods." See a2caf.com/programming for full schedule.
11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.) & 12:30-5:30 p.m. (Sun.), AADL Downtown, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 1-5 p.m.  Free! 

"A Universe of Stories": Saline District Library Summer Reading Kickoff.

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Ice cream, family-friendly activities, live music by area classic rock band One Foot in the Groove (2 p.m.), & more.
1-5 p.m., SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

Ann Arbor Japan Week: U-M Center for Japanese Studies.

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June 16-22. This week-long celebration of Japanese culture kicks off today with a screening of Ponyo (3 p.m., Michigan Theater), Hayao Miyazaki's 2008 anime fantasy about a young boy who develops a relationship with a goldfish princess who longs to become human. The rest of the week includes several Japanese art workshops, azalea bonsai viewing (June 17, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro), Japanese video games (June 17, 5-7 p.m. at the U-M Duderstadt Center Rm. B474, 2281 Bonisteel), a "Women's World Cup Watch Party: Japan v. England" (June 19, 2:30 p.m. at Slurping Turtle, 608 E. Liberty; reservations required at umcjs@umich.edu), Taiko drumming (see June 22 listing), martial arts at the YMCA and Ann Arbor Summer Festival, specials at local Japanese restaurants, and more. See ii.umich.edu/cjs for full schedule.
Various times & locations. Free. 764-6307.


 5 p.m.  Free! 

"Top of the Park": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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Every Tues.-Sun., June 14-July 7. A beloved summer tradition continues this year with live music, followed at 10 p.m. (Sun. & Tues.-Thurs.) by free movies. Also, a KidZone activity tent, "Retreat" fitness activities (5 p.m. on the Power Center lawn), food concessions from area restaurants, beer (Tues.) & wine tastings (Wed.), and more. Tonight on the Acoustic Stage: local singer-songwriter and pianist Katie Pederson (5 p.m.) and Hazel Bee (6 p.m.), a local teen singer-songwriter and guitarist who writes dreamy, quirky soft rock songs. On the Rackham Stage: kid-friendly NYC-area rock 'n' roll band Michael & the Rockness Monsters (7 p.m.) and The Left Lanes (8:30 p.m.), a local teen quintet, winners of the Neutral Zone's 2018 Battle of the Bands, that plays indie rock, shoegaze, pop, and jazz originals. The music is followed at 10 p.m. by the 2013 Disney animation Frozen.
5 p.m.-midnight, Ingalls Mall at Washington. Free, but donations accepted. a2sf.org, 994-5999. [map]






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