Friday, July 3, 2009

Fun things to do in and around Ann Arbor...

July is just chock full of great things to do in and around Ann Arbor. This list of events was originally published by my friends over at Ann Arbor SPARK, but are worth sharing here:

Final weekend through July 5
Ann Arbor Summer Festival, 7 - 11pm
Free music and free movies. Movies at 10pm (Sunday-Thursday) and at 10:30pm on Fridays.
Location: Ingalls Mall at Washington, Ann Arbor

July 4
Ann Arbor Jaycee's 4th of July Parade, S State at E William, Ann Arbor, 10am
The Ann Arbor Jaycees are proud to host the 19th Annual Ann Arbor Fourth of July Parade. The parade starts at 10:00 am, on Saturday, July 4, 2009. Bike decorating contest at 8am.
Location: South State at East William

Now through Aug 22
"Wake" - a World Premiere Comedy by Carey Crim at the Purple Rose Theatre, Chelsea
Agoraphobic mortician Molly Harrison must realize what is truly important in her life before the power of love can finally inspire her to embrace the world again. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Directed by Guy Sanville.

July 9 - 11
Saline Celtic Festival at Mill Pond Park, Saline
Music, dancing, outdoor markets and much more!

July 9 - 12
Ann Arbor Jaycees - 58th Annual Carnival at Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor
Location: 601 W Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor

July 13
Townie Street (Pre Art Fair) Party, 5 - 9:30pm, Ann Arbor, Free Admission
Come party with the locals to kick off art fair week. Live music, children's art fair, and more!
Location: North University between Thayer and Fletcher
Parking: Free parking is available at bagged meters on Fletcher, State, and Liberty. Paid visitor parking available at UM Thayer and Palmer Parking Decks.

July 13 and on
Learn to Row with the Ann Arbor Rowing Club
Classes begin on July 13

July 15 - 18
Ann Arbor Art Fairs
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair (AASAF)* -

July 16
56th Annual Manchester Chicken Broil, 4-8pm

July 31 and Aug 1
8th Annual Riverfolk Music and Arts Festival, Carr Park, Manchester MI

Outdoor Recreation
Delhi Metropark (on the Huron River): Metropark Information
Canoe Rentals, swimming pools

Music / Concert Sources
The Ark, Ann Arbor -
The Firefly Club, Ann Arbor -
The Ypsilanti Symphony -
University Musical Society -
General Music Events, Ypsilanti -

Resource and Entertainment Guides

Ann Arbor's Home on the Web - Ultimate City Guide

Ann Arbor Attractions
News, Attractions, Maps, Hotels, Jobs, Travel, History, Real Estate

Ann Arbor Area
Links to Parks, Sports, Recreation, Hobbies and Clubs

Detroit's Festivals and Fairs

State of Michigan Events
Plan your next trip using this event calendar - exhibits, shows and more

Michigan Art Show Directory

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