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Festivals, Fairs, Shows, & Sales - Week of June 7, 2021

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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Friday


June 2021
 5-8pm  Free! 

ArtHouse.

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June 11-13 Three-day show and sale of mixedmedia assemblages by area artists. Includes Sam Brown Fecteau's graffiti-based paintings, Susan Fecteau's resin furniture, Ron Carnell and Leslie Sobel's prints and paintings, & more. Masks required for people not vaccinated.
913 Gott St. Free admission. https://www.facebook.com/events/139836378170380?active_tab=about. [map]



 6-10 p.m.  Free!  Online 

5th Annual Ypsi Pride.

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June 4, 11, 18, & 25. Four nights of live performances and themed activities on a small stage in downtown Ypsilanti, that are also livestreamed for the homebound viewers. Masks required. For updated schedule of events, see facebook.com/YpsiPride. June 4: "Art/Drag/Performance," featuring drag and live music. June 11: "Youth and Family Night," with crafts, a teen poetry slam, and a family-friendly drag show. June 18: "Vendor Highlight Night," with local businesses and non-profits on display. June 25: "Collective Care Night," with live performances and self-care giveaways.
Live at Washington St., downtown Ypsilanti; online at facebook.com/YpsiPride. Free.


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Saturday


June 2021
 10 a.m-7 p.m  Free! 

ArtHouse.

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June 11-13 Three-day show and sale of mixedmedia assemblages by area artists. Includes Sam Brown Fecteau's graffiti-based paintings, Susan Fecteau's resin furniture, Ron Carnell and Leslie Sobel's prints and paintings, & more. Masks required for people not vaccinated.
913 Gott St. Free admission. https://www.facebook.com/events/139836378170380?active_tab=about. [map]



 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Free! 

Open House: Ann Arbor School of Massage, Herbal & Natural Medicine.

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Show and sale of apothecary items and herbal products used for anxiety, sleep quality, and stress. Gaia Center for Herbal Studies founder Mary Light on hand to answer questions. Also, students of this school give free 15-minute walk-in massages and foot reflexology sessions ($10).
AASM, 3684 W. Liberty, ste. B. Free. 769-7794. [map]


 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Westside Art Hop."

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June 12 & 13. The homes and studios of several west-side artists are open for a show and sale of their art and craft items. Also, sale of works by more than 30 visiting (and vaccinated) artists. Masks required.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.) & noon-5 p.m. (Sun.), neighborhoods between W. Liberty and Pauline; map available at WestsideArtHop.com. Free admission. 757-3717. [map]



 Noon-5 p.m. or so  Free! 

"13th Annual Jackson Road Cruise": West Washtenaw Business Association.

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The program includes a cruise of classic cars (10 a.m.-dinner time TBA) along Jackson between Wagner and Baker Rds., followed by a classic car show with judging at 2:15 p.m. Also, a Poker Walk (noon-3 p.m.; $10 donation to His Eye Is On the Sparrow) to compete for prize drawings by walking to several checkpoints in the parking lot. Also, kids activities and food concessions at area businesses; detailed schedule available at jrcruise.org.
Bel-Mark Lanes, 3530 Jackson Rd. Free. 864-6095. [map]


 Noon-1 p.m.  Free! 

"Summer Solstice Drive-Thru": Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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All invited to pick up summer-themed goodie bags, snacks, and beverages. Also, a chance to learn about Therapy at Your Door (Canton) services with physical therapist Parvej Khan.
Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. Free, but preregistration requested by emailing bpatton@a2gov.org. 794-6250. [map]


 4:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Saturday Slam!/Open Mic!": Northside Community Church.

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June 12 & 19. Socially distanced casual performances by various local musicians, including U-M music, theater, and dance students, NCC resident musicians, and others. Open windows for cross ventilation, so dress accordingly. Masks required.
4:30 p.m. (doors open at 4:20 p.m.), Northside Community Church, 929 Barton Dr. Free. 649-7948, NorthsideCommunityA2@gmail.com. [map]


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Sunday


June 2021
 All day  Free! 

Sidewalk Chalk Day": Ann Arbor Summer Festival/Ann Arbor District Library.

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All invited to participate in this chalk-drawing contest by taking photos of your work and sharing it on social media with the hashtag "#a2chalkday." Popular local street artist David Zinn, creator of the Singing in the Rain mural on S. Fifth Ave., will be around downtown making his own chalk works. Winners chosen by the AADL. Rain date: June 14.
For location, preregister at a2sf.org/events/sidewalk-chalk-day. Free, but donations accepted. 994-5999.


 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 

"Who Let the Bugs Out?": 33rd Annual Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Club Festival.

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Big display of some 400 of every sort of VW imaginable, from originals and race cars to kit cars, dune buggies, trikes, and rat rods. Also, a large swap meet. Rain or shine. Preceded at noon on June 12 by a "Slow Slalom Course" at Staybridge Suites (3850 Research Park Dr.) where cars drive around at about 30 mph.
Riverside Park, Ypsilanti. $5 admission (car entry fee, $15); cash only. Capacity limited to about 100 people. Mvvc.net.


 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

"Americana: Wings & Wheels Benefit": Yankee Air Museum.

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Show of vintage American cars, trucks, and aircrafts made from 1930-1969, featuring GM's art deco Futurliners, race cars, and more. Also, a chance to take a ride on a WWII-era aircraft. Rain or shine.
Willow Run Airport west ramp, 816 Kirk Profit Dr., Ypsilanti. Tickets $20 in advance at YankeeAirMuseum.org and $25 day of the event; kids age 15 & under, free. 483-4030. [map]


 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Sunday Artisan Market.

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Every Sun. Juried market of local handmade arts and crafts, now in its 30th year. Masks required.
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farmers Market, Kerrytown. Free admission. 913-9622. [map]


 Noon-5 p.m.  Free! 

ArtHouse.

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June 11-13 Three-day show and sale of mixedmedia assemblages by area artists. Includes Sam Brown Fecteau's graffiti-based paintings, Susan Fecteau's resin furniture, Ron Carnell and Leslie Sobel's prints and paintings, & more. Masks required for people not vaccinated.
913 Gott St. Free admission. https://www.facebook.com/events/139836378170380?active_tab=about. [map]



 noon-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Westside Art Hop."

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less “West Side Neighborhood Art Hop.”

June 12 & 13. The homes and studios of several west-side artists are open for a show and sale of their art and craft items. Also, sale of works by more than 30 visiting (and vaccinated) artists. Masks required.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.) & noon-5 p.m. (Sun.), neighborhoods between W. Liberty and Pauline; map available at WestsideArtHop.com. Free admission. 757-3717. [map]







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