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Festivals, Fairs, Shows, & Sales - Week of January 13, 2020
A cross between a live auction and a raffle in which participants bid 1-4 quarters on items in order to be eligible to win them in a raffle. Proceeds benefit the St. Louis Center (Chelsea) for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The first hour is a sale with 20 vendors. Auction begins at 7 p.m. This month's themes are gardening and local farmers markets.
Columbus Hall & Banquet Center, 8265 Dexter-Chelsea Rd., Dexter. Free admission. 426-5558. [map]
All adults invited to view nocturnal animals in their habitats. Also, educational presentation of a sloth. Followed by a chance to view the flight of an Egyptian fruit bat colony.
7-9 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $15 plus a donation towards animal care (e.g., grain-free cat and dog food, pet-safe squeaky toys, canned tuna, paper towels, & macaw toys, etc.); preregistration required at TheCreatureConservancy.org. 929-9324. [map]
36th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Ball: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women.more >
36th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Ball: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women.< less
Dinner followed by dancing to music spun by a DJ. Evening attire. Also, a keynote address by Detroit radio personality John Mason. Proceeds benefit a NANBPW scholarship fund.
7 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton, 3600 Plymouth Rd. Tickets $65 in advance at aaNANBPWc.org. 355-2099. [map]
Celebration of the Year of the Rat with live performances of traditional Chinese singing and dancing and modern performances by U-M student groups TBA.
7 p.m., Michigan Theater. Tickets TBA. firstname.lastname@example.org. [map]
Popular fair with more than 50 dealers from a half-dozen states selling rare and collectible used records and CDs, as well as hard-to-find new releases. Includes every popular music genre, along with rock music books, rock videos, posters, and assorted pop culture memorabilia. Food and beverages for sale. Patrons may bring in a small number of records to sell.
Weber's Inn, 3050 Jackson Rd. $3 regular admission (children age 10 & under, free); $15 early bird admission. For information or to reserve a dealer table, contact Rod Branham at 604-2540. [map]
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