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Festivals, Fairs, Shows, & Sales - Week of September 20, 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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Monday


September 2021
 Noon-3 p.m., or so.  Free! 

Peace Week: Megiddo Peace Project.

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Sept. 19-25. Games, peace-themed exhibits and art, live music, open mics, group discussions, and more. Sat. only: Dancing to music TBA (6 p.m. into the evening).
Most activities take place between noon-3 p.m. (except as noted), Center of the City Commons, S. Fifth Ave. next to the library. 657-8083.


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Tuesday


September 2021
 Noon-3 p.m., or so.  Free! 

Peace Week: Megiddo Peace Project.

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Sept. 19-25. Games, peace-themed exhibits and art, live music, open mics, group discussions, and more. Sat. only: Dancing to music TBA (6 p.m. into the evening).
Most activities take place between noon-3 p.m. (except as noted), Center of the City Commons, S. Fifth Ave. next to the library. 657-8083.


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Wednesday


September 2021
 Noon-3 p.m., or so.  Free! 

Peace Week: Megiddo Peace Project.

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Sept. 19-25. Games, peace-themed exhibits and art, live music, open mics, group discussions, and more. Sat. only: Dancing to music TBA (6 p.m. into the evening).
Most activities take place between noon-3 p.m. (except as noted), Center of the City Commons, S. Fifth Ave. next to the library. 657-8083.


 7-9 p.m. 

Autumnal Equinox Celebration: Michigan Friends Center.

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Bonfire with singing, storytelling, and discussion. Bring a favorite verse, story, song, or bit of seasonal lore to share. Also bring a flashlight, wear long sleeves, and dress for the weather. Vaccines required.
Michigan Friends Center, 1000 Long Lake Rd., Chelsea. Donation. Preregistration requested at manager@MFCenter.org or 475-0942. [map]


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Thursday


September 2021
 Noon-3 p.m., or so.  Free! 

Peace Week: Megiddo Peace Project.

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Sept. 19-25. Games, peace-themed exhibits and art, live music, open mics, group discussions, and more. Sat. only: Dancing to music TBA (6 p.m. into the evening).
Most activities take place between noon-3 p.m. (except as noted), Center of the City Commons, S. Fifth Ave. next to the library. 657-8083.


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Friday


September 2021
 Noon-3 p.m., or so.  Free! 

Peace Week: Megiddo Peace Project.

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Sept. 19-25. Games, peace-themed exhibits and art, live music, open mics, group discussions, and more. Sat. only: Dancing to music TBA (6 p.m. into the evening).
Most activities take place between noon-3 p.m. (except as noted), Center of the City Commons, S. Fifth Ave. next to the library. 657-8083.


 5-10 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, duck races, pedal cars, a kids play area with a mountain of straw and a corn box, and more. Maps ($1) & food available.
5-10 p.m. (Fri.), 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (Sat.), & 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sun.), 6175 Daly Rd. (half mile west of Zeeb), Dexter. $12 (kids ages 5-12, $9; age 4 & under, free) online only at BlastCornMaze.com/hours-pricing. [map]


 6-9 p.m. 

"Swing into September: Power in the Pandemic": Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan Fundraiser.

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Strolling supper and silent auctions. Wine & beer. Also, state representative Stephanie Chang is honored for her work as a community organizer.
1100 Victors Way ste. 10. $125 (by September 1, $100) in advance only at WomensCenterSEmi.org/events/sis21 or 973-6779. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

"Night Terrors": Wiard's Orchards.

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Every Fri.-Sun. Six different recently refurbished scary attractions-a haunted hayride, alien clowns, the Asylum, and more-bristling with over 115 costumed monsters. Refreshments available. Recommended for age 12 & up.
Wiard's Orchards, Inc., 5565 Merritt Rd, Ypsilanti. $18 for access to one attraction (multi-area passes, $39.99 & $49.99) in advance only. HauntedHouseMichigan.com. 734-482-7744. thill@wiards.com hauntedhousemichigan.com [map]


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Saturday


September 2021
 9:30 a.m.  Free! 

Webster Fall Festival: Webster Township Historical Society & Webster United Church of Christ.

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The 39th annual Webster Fall Festival offers good old-fashioned country fun for the whole family!
This year's event begins at 9:30am with a live auction of antiques and collectables hosted by auctioneer, Brian Braun, of Braun & Helmer Auction Service.
Following the auction, the festival's many attractions and activities are open from 10:30am to 5pm. These include historic buildings and displays, vintage cars and farm machinery, hay rides, a petting zoo, children's activities, a rummage sale, farmer's market, artisans, crafts, an old-time base ball game, and live music on the Corncrib stage.
The Church Luncheon offers soups and sandwiches from 11am to 2pm, and the festival's traditional Pulled Pork Sandwiches with sides are served from 1 to 5pm. Baked goods, hot dogs, ice cream and beverages are available throughout the day
At 5pm, the festival will conclude with a grand finale fire show featuring Amelia.
Historic Webster Village & Webster United Church of Christ, 5484 Webster Church Rd, Dexter. Free. 734-368-0887. bafelma@gmail.com Websterfallfestival.org [map]



 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, duck races, pedal cars, a kids play area with a mountain of straw and a corn box, and more. Maps ($1) & food available.
5-10 p.m. (Fri.), 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (Sat.), & 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sun.), 6175 Daly Rd. (half mile west of Zeeb), Dexter. $12 (kids ages 5-12, $9; age 4 & under, free) online only at BlastCornMaze.com/hours-pricing. [map]


 Noon- 6 p.m and on.  Free! 

Peace Week: Megiddo Peace Project.

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Sept. 19-25. Games, peace-themed exhibits and art, live music, open mics, group discussions, and more. Sat. only: Dancing to music TBA (6 p.m. into the evening).
Most activities take place between noon-3 p.m. (except as noted), Center of the City Commons, S. Fifth Ave. next to the library. 657-8083.


 7:30 p.m. 

"Night Terrors": Wiard's Orchards.

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Every Fri.-Sun. Six different recently refurbished scary attractions-a haunted hayride, alien clowns, the Asylum, and more-bristling with over 115 costumed monsters. Refreshments available. Recommended for age 12 & up.
Wiard's Orchards, Inc., 5565 Merritt Rd, Ypsilanti. $18 for access to one attraction (multi-area passes, $39.99 & $49.99) in advance only. HauntedHouseMichigan.com. 734-482-7744. thill@wiards.com hauntedhousemichigan.com [map]


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Sunday


September 2021
 11 a.m.-8 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, duck races, pedal cars, a kids play area with a mountain of straw and a corn box, and more. Maps ($1) & food available.
5-10 p.m. (Fri.), 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (Sat.), & 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sun.), 6175 Daly Rd. (half mile west of Zeeb), Dexter. $12 (kids ages 5-12, $9; age 4 & under, free) online only at BlastCornMaze.com/hours-pricing. [map]


 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Free! 

Sunday Artisan Market.

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


 1-4 p.m.  Free! 

9th Annual Harvest Festival: U-M Sustainable Food Program.

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All invited to celebrate local sustainable food and connect with the many organizations on campus and in town working to make our food system more just and resilient. Activities include games, music, and farm tours. Food available. A 30-minute group bike ride to the festival departs at 12:30 p.m. from the Nichols Arboretum peony garden (1610 Washington Hts.).
Matthaei Botanical Gardens/U-M Campus Farm, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd. Free. umsfp.core@umich.edu. [map]


 5-8 p.m. 

Chefs in the Garden Dinner Series: Growing Hope Fundraiser.

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Sept. 12 & 26 and Oct. 10. Dinner prepared by local chefs and served in the hoophouse. The program begins with appetizers, cocktails, and live music by local pop-folk singer-songwriter Matt Jones and others TBA.
Growing Hope, 922 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti. Tickets $125 in advance at a2tix.com/events. elizabeth@GrowingHope.net, 786-8401. [map]






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