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Festivals, Fairs, Shows, & Sales - Week of November 4, 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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Wednesday


November 2019
 4-6 p.m.  Free! 

Chanukah Sale: Women of Temple Beth Emeth Gift Shop.

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The Women of Temple Beth Emeth invite you to the Chanakah Sale at our newly renovated Gift Shop.
We are the only Judaica shop in the Ann Arbor area!
During the entire month of November we are offering a 15% discount on all Chanukiahs.
Hours: Wednesdays 4:00-6:00 pm, Sundays 2:30-5:30 pm, Fridays 6:30-7:30 pm (except 4th Friday Guitar Shabbat, 5:30-6:30pm), or by appointment (call 734-665-4744). We accept cash, checks, or credit/debit cards.
Temple Beth Emeth, 2309 Packard. Free. 734-665-4744. https://wtbe.org/ [map]


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Thursday


November 2019
 6 p.m. 

Holiday Auction: Glacier Way West Side Cooperative Preschool Fundraiser.

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Silent auction of gift items, followed at 7 p.m. by a live auction. Buffet dinner.
6 p.m., Glacier Way, 900 S. Seventh St. Free admission. 995-0707. [map]


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Friday


November 2019
 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Fall Luncheon & Bazaar: Bethlehem United Church of Christ.

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Craft sale, bake sale, a quilt raffle, and a "Christmas Recycled" area with used decorations and other Christmas stuff. Beef or turkey lunch available 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (salads and pies included).
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bethlehem UCC, 423 S. Fourth Ave. Free admission; lunch tickets $12 (kids, $5; salad only, $8) in advance at the church office and, if available, at the door. 665-6149. [map]


 5-11 p.m. 

"Reincarnate - Cocktails and Wine, Floral Art, Botanical Market": York Food + Drink (formerly Morgan & York).

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Celebrate the end of the growing season and all of its bounty with a beautiful evening of live music, floral art, libations, and a botanical market on Nov. 8 & 9 at York Food + Drink! Party kicks off at 5pm! $10 suggested donation (online or at the door) to the artists.
Link for tickets: http://toasttab.com/yorka2
Featured Floral Artists:
Bhakti Flowers
Graham Stanton Co.
Gnome Grown Flowers
Fresh Cut Flower Farm
University Flower Shop
More to come!
Musical Performances:
Dani Darling (Fri. 6-8pm)
Colin Murphy & Anna Lee's Co. (Fri. 9-10:30pm)
Sterling G (Sat. 6-8pm)
More to come!
York Food + Drink, 1928 Packard, Ann Arbor 48104. Donation. $10. (734) 662-0798. events@yorka2.com www.yorka2.com [map]



 5-10 p.m. 

Blast Corn Maze.

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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, duck races, pedal cars, a kids play area with a mountain of straw and a corn box, and more. Maps available ($1). Food available.
6175 Daly Rd. (half mile west of Zeeb), Dexter. $10 (kids ages 5-12, $7; age 4 & under, free). Blastcornmaze.com. [map]


 6-9 p.m. 

"TechTwilight": Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Displays by local innovators, hands-on activities, and a chance to meet techies, scientists, and entrepreneurs. Drinks & hors d'oeuvres. Age 21 & over only.
6-9 p.m., AAHOM, 220 E. Ann. Tickets $35 (members, $30) in advance at techtwilight.org; $40 at the door. 995-5439. [map]


 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Chanukah Sale: Women of Temple Beth Emeth Gift Shop.

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The Women of Temple Beth Emeth invite you to the Chanakah Sale at our newly renovated Gift Shop.
We are the only Judaica shop in the Ann Arbor area!
During the entire month of November we are offering a 15% discount on all Chanukiahs.
Hours: Wednesdays 4:00-6:00 pm, Sundays 2:30-5:30 pm, Fridays 6:30-7:30 pm (except 4th Friday Guitar Shabbat, 5:30-6:30pm), or by appointment (call 734-665-4744). We accept cash, checks, or credit/debit cards.
Temple Beth Emeth, 2309 Packard. Free. 734-665-4744. https://wtbe.org/ [map]


 7 p.m. 

26th Ann Arbor Polish Film Festival.

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Nov. 8-10. 3 days of Polish films. Polish, subtitles.

Nov. 8: "Obywatel Jones/Mister Jones" (Agnieszka Holland, 2019). Thrilling biopic about a Welsh journalist who broke the news in Western media about the early 1930s famine in the Soviet Union. 7 p.m. "Zabawa, Zabawa/Playing Hard" (Kinga Debska, 2018). Drama about 3 alcoholic women: a 40-year-old prosecutor, a young student, and a distinguished surgeon. 9:30 p.m.

Nov. 9: "Children's Program" (for age 3 & up) includes Magiczna Zima Muminków/Moomins and the Winter Wonderland, Ira Carpelan and Jakub Wójcik's 2017 animation about a mythical critter who decides to forgo hibernation to explore winter. Shown in 2 parts, with intermission. 10 a.m. Children's Book Fair (10:40 & 11:40 a.m.). Documentary films (FREE), including Eric Bednarski's Warsaw Ghetto documentary Warszawa: Miasto Podzielone/Warsaw: A City Divided (12:30 p.m.); Natalia Koryncka-Gruz's animated WWII documentary Mala Zaglada/A Minor Genocide (1:50 p.m.); Miroslaw Dembinski's documentary about a 91-year-old paraglider, Jeszcze Lecimy/Still Flying (3:10 p.m.); and Arabski Sekret/The Arabic Secret (3:45 p.m.), Julia Groszek's documentary about a man tracking his origins to the Middle East. Followed at 4:40 p.m. by a Q&A with Groszek. "Boze Cialo/Corpus Christi" (6 p.m.), Jan Komasa's 2019 drama about a 20-year-old who has a spiritual transformation at a Youth Detention Center and decides, upon release, to dress as a priest and minister a small-town parish. Feature film TBA (8:30 p.m.).

Nov. 10: "Cudzoziemcy w Powstaniu Warszawskim/Foreigners in the Warsaw Uprising" (Malgorzata Brama, 2017). Docudrama about outside support for Polish insurgents in 1944. "Short Films Program" (FREE), includes Badylok, Karolina Klapkowska's drama about a 16-year-old whose fantasies help him escape his dreary reality; Maria Ornaf's haunting drama Piolun/Wormwood; Ostatni Dzien Lata/The Last Day of Summer, Aleksandra Czenczek's English-language drama about the connection between a young boy and an elderly woman with dementia; Daria Kopiec's Miasteczko/Small Town; and Na Strajk!/On Strike!, Stanislaw Horodecki's drama about a boy who, while caring for his grandfather with Alzheimer's, discovers a family secret. 11:50 a.m. Followed at 1:25 p.m. by a Q&A with Horodecki. "Pilsudski" (Michal Rosa, 2019) Biopic about Polish statesman Józef Pilsudski's role in the early 20th-century independence movement. 3 p.m.

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Michigan Theater. Tickets $10 (students & seniors, $6; U-M students with ID, FREE; children's program, $5; family ticket for children's program, $15; documentaries & short films, FREE). Annarborpolishfilmfestival.com. [map]


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Saturday


November 2019
 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 

Saline Craft Show: Saline Area Schools.

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Hundreds of vendors from more than 15 states show and sell pottery, jewelry, seasonal items, gifts, and more. No strollers.
8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Saline Middle School, 7190 N. Maple Rd., Saline. $5 admission. 429-5922, 401-8020. [map]


 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 

57th Annual Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon: Ladies' Literary Club of Ypsilanti.

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Held in the club's 1840s Greek Revival house, the area's oldest Christmas bazaar features handmade arts and crafts, stitchery items, baked goods, and themed baskets. Raffles. Lunch available ($15), 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Raffle proceeds benefit the club's charities.
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Ladies' Literary Club, 218 N. Washington St., Ypsilanti. Free admission. 482-7615. [map]


 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Washtenaw County Clean Up Day @ EMU: Washtenaw County Public Works.

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Washtenaw County is hosting a County Clean Up Day on November 9th from 9AM - 1PM at at 799 N Hewitt Street, Ypsilanti (the lot across from EMU's Rynearson Stadium). All Washtenaw County residents are welcome to bring old electronics, paints, oils, and cleaning/garden chemicals, and much more for responsible and safe disposal by our waste specialists. Note: no waste from out-of-county residents or generated by a business can be accepted. Please see the flyer image attached to this event or visit washtenaw.org/cleanup for complete details of materials we accept.
Rynearson Stadium Parking Lot, 799 N Hewitt Street, Ypsilanti. Donation. 7242223950. jtulman@washtenaw.org washtenaw.org/cleanup [map]



 10 a.m. 

26th Ann Arbor Polish Film Festival.

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Nov. 8-10. 3 days of Polish films. Polish, subtitles.

Nov. 8: "Obywatel Jones/Mister Jones" (Agnieszka Holland, 2019). Thrilling biopic about a Welsh journalist who broke the news in Western media about the early 1930s famine in the Soviet Union. 7 p.m. "Zabawa, Zabawa/Playing Hard" (Kinga Debska, 2018). Drama about 3 alcoholic women: a 40-year-old prosecutor, a young student, and a distinguished surgeon. 9:30 p.m.

Nov. 9: "Children's Program" (for age 3 & up) includes Magiczna Zima Muminków/Moomins and the Winter Wonderland, Ira Carpelan and Jakub Wójcik's 2017 animation about a mythical critter who decides to forgo hibernation to explore winter. Shown in 2 parts, with intermission. 10 a.m. Children's Book Fair (10:40 & 11:40 a.m.). Documentary films (FREE), including Eric Bednarski's Warsaw Ghetto documentary Warszawa: Miasto Podzielone/Warsaw: A City Divided (12:30 p.m.); Natalia Koryncka-Gruz's animated WWII documentary Mala Zaglada/A Minor Genocide (1:50 p.m.); Miroslaw Dembinski's documentary about a 91-year-old paraglider, Jeszcze Lecimy/Still Flying (3:10 p.m.); and Arabski Sekret/The Arabic Secret (3:45 p.m.), Julia Groszek's documentary about a man tracking his origins to the Middle East. Followed at 4:40 p.m. by a Q&A with Groszek. "Boze Cialo/Corpus Christi" (6 p.m.), Jan Komasa's 2019 drama about a 20-year-old who has a spiritual transformation at a Youth Detention Center and decides, upon release, to dress as a priest and minister a small-town parish. Feature film TBA (8:30 p.m.).

Nov. 10: "Cudzoziemcy w Powstaniu Warszawskim/Foreigners in the Warsaw Uprising" (Malgorzata Brama, 2017). Docudrama about outside support for Polish insurgents in 1944. "Short Films Program" (FREE), includes Badylok, Karolina Klapkowska's drama about a 16-year-old whose fantasies help him escape his dreary reality; Maria Ornaf's haunting drama Piolun/Wormwood; Ostatni Dzien Lata/The Last Day of Summer, Aleksandra Czenczek's English-language drama about the connection between a young boy and an elderly woman with dementia; Daria Kopiec's Miasteczko/Small Town; and Na Strajk!/On Strike!, Stanislaw Horodecki's drama about a boy who, while caring for his grandfather with Alzheimer's, discovers a family secret. 11:50 a.m. Followed at 1:25 p.m. by a Q&A with Horodecki. "Pilsudski" (Michal Rosa, 2019) Biopic about Polish statesman Józef Pilsudski's role in the early 20th-century independence movement. 3 p.m.

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Michigan Theater. Tickets $10 (students & seniors, $6; U-M students with ID, FREE; children's program, $5; family ticket for children's program, $15; documentaries & short films, FREE). Annarborpolishfilmfestival.com. [map]


 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Artisan Market: Galaxy Brain and Therapy Center.

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Sale of art, jewelry, homemade products, and other gift items made by local crafters who have overcome an illness or injury. Also, a make-and-take gift station, a photo booth, a guided watercolor painting activity, and more. Food available.
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Galaxy, 5840 Interface Dr., ste. 400. Free admission. 627-8001. [map]


 10 a.m.-noon 

Bag 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]


 10 a.m.-2 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]


 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Holiday Fleece Fair: Spinners Flock.

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Handmade and one-of-a-kind woven goods and fiber art items, including knitted, woven, and felted garments, rugs, and ornaments. Also, a sale of equipment, tools, books, magazines, dyes, and products featuring Michigan-grown fibers, including handspun yarns and fibers for handspinning and felting. Door prizes.
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Beach Middle School, 445 Mayer, Chelsea. Free admission. 769-1657. [map]


 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Holiday Sale: Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild.

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Juried show and sale of clothing, accessories, and jewelry made by local artists. Also, fiber art demos and door prizes.
10 a.m.-4 p.m., WCC Morris Lawrence Bldg., 4800 E. Huron River Dr. Free admission. annarborfiberarts@gmail.com. [map]


 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Used Book Sale: Friends of the Chelsea District Library.

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Sale of gently used paperback and hard-cover books. Also, CDs, DVDs, audio books, and more. Fill a bag for $5.
10 a.m.-1 p.m., CDL basement, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free admission. 475-8732. [map]


 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Free! 

"Wine, Women, and Shopping": Chelsea Merchants 14th Annual Ladies Day.

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Holiday gift sales at shops identified with multicolored pennant flags, as well as demos and other events. Wine tastings and menu specials in participating restaurants. Live entertainment TBA. See website for details
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (many shops stay open until 8 p.m.), downtown Chelsea. Free admission. winewomenshopping.com. [map]


 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 

Blast Corn Maze.

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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, duck races, pedal cars, a kids play area with a mountain of straw and a corn box, and more. Maps available ($1). Food available.
6175 Daly Rd. (half mile west of Zeeb), Dexter. $10 (kids ages 5-12, $7; age 4 & under, free). Blastcornmaze.com. [map]


 5-11 p.m. 

"Reincarnate - Cocktails and Wine, Floral Art, Botanical Market": York Food + Drink (formerly Morgan & York).

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Celebrate the end of the growing season and all of its bounty with a beautiful evening of live music, floral art, libations, and a botanical market on Nov. 8 & 9 at York Food + Drink! Party kicks off at 5pm! $10 suggested donation (online or at the door) to the artists.
Link for tickets: http://toasttab.com/yorka2
Featured Floral Artists:
Bhakti Flowers
Graham Stanton Co.
Gnome Grown Flowers
Fresh Cut Flower Farm
University Flower Shop
More to come!
Musical Performances:
Dani Darling (Fri. 6-8pm)
Colin Murphy & Anna Lee's Co. (Fri. 9-10:30pm)
Sterling G (Sat. 6-8pm)
More to come!
York Food + Drink, 1928 Packard, Ann Arbor 48104. Donation. $10. (734) 662-0798. events@yorka2.com www.yorka2.com [map]



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Sunday


November 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 with an adult, free). salinemarket@gmail.com, (937) 875-0808. [map]


 11 a.m. 

26th Ann Arbor Polish Film Festival.

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Nov. 8-10. 3 days of Polish films. Polish, subtitles.

Nov. 8: "Obywatel Jones/Mister Jones" (Agnieszka Holland, 2019). Thrilling biopic about a Welsh journalist who broke the news in Western media about the early 1930s famine in the Soviet Union. 7 p.m. "Zabawa, Zabawa/Playing Hard" (Kinga Debska, 2018). Drama about 3 alcoholic women: a 40-year-old prosecutor, a young student, and a distinguished surgeon. 9:30 p.m.

Nov. 9: "Children's Program" (for age 3 & up) includes Magiczna Zima Muminków/Moomins and the Winter Wonderland, Ira Carpelan and Jakub Wójcik's 2017 animation about a mythical critter who decides to forgo hibernation to explore winter. Shown in 2 parts, with intermission. 10 a.m. Children's Book Fair (10:40 & 11:40 a.m.). Documentary films (FREE), including Eric Bednarski's Warsaw Ghetto documentary Warszawa: Miasto Podzielone/Warsaw: A City Divided (12:30 p.m.); Natalia Koryncka-Gruz's animated WWII documentary Mala Zaglada/A Minor Genocide (1:50 p.m.); Miroslaw Dembinski's documentary about a 91-year-old paraglider, Jeszcze Lecimy/Still Flying (3:10 p.m.); and Arabski Sekret/The Arabic Secret (3:45 p.m.), Julia Groszek's documentary about a man tracking his origins to the Middle East. Followed at 4:40 p.m. by a Q&A with Groszek. "Boze Cialo/Corpus Christi" (6 p.m.), Jan Komasa's 2019 drama about a 20-year-old who has a spiritual transformation at a Youth Detention Center and decides, upon release, to dress as a priest and minister a small-town parish. Feature film TBA (8:30 p.m.).

Nov. 10: "Cudzoziemcy w Powstaniu Warszawskim/Foreigners in the Warsaw Uprising" (Malgorzata Brama, 2017). Docudrama about outside support for Polish insurgents in 1944. "Short Films Program" (FREE), includes Badylok, Karolina Klapkowska's drama about a 16-year-old whose fantasies help him escape his dreary reality; Maria Ornaf's haunting drama Piolun/Wormwood; Ostatni Dzien Lata/The Last Day of Summer, Aleksandra Czenczek's English-language drama about the connection between a young boy and an elderly woman with dementia; Daria Kopiec's Miasteczko/Small Town; and Na Strajk!/On Strike!, Stanislaw Horodecki's drama about a boy who, while caring for his grandfather with Alzheimer's, discovers a family secret. 11:50 a.m. Followed at 1:25 p.m. by a Q&A with Horodecki. "Pilsudski" (Michal Rosa, 2019) Biopic about Polish statesman Józef Pilsudski's role in the early 20th-century independence movement. 3 p.m.

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Michigan Theater. Tickets $10 (students & seniors, $6; U-M students with ID, FREE; children's program, $5; family ticket for children's program, $15; documentaries & short films, FREE). Annarborpolishfilmfestival.com. [map]


 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Holiday Open House: Kerrytown Market & Shops.

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Holiday treats, sales, and kids activities. Also, the Sunday Artisan Market (11 a.m.-4 p.m.) features a raffle.
11 a.m.-5 p.m., Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 662-5008. [map]


 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Sunday Artisan Market.

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Every Sun. Juried market of local handmade arts and crafts. Artist demos (noon-3 p.m.) include a cedar birdhouse (Nov. 3) and cork bags & accessories (Nov. 10). Also, a raffle (Nov. 10).
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farmers Market, Kerrytown. Free admission. 913-9622. [map]





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