Arts, Culture, Recreation in the Ann Arbor Michigan Area | What’s happening in Ann Arbor / Detroit

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Dates: 
06/24/2018
Time: 
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Location:

Lake Orion Jubilee
Flint and Broadway
Lake Orion, MI, 48362
United States

Phone:

(248) 693-9742

Lake Orion Jubilee

The annual Lake Orion Lions Club Jubilee carnival & fireworks features midway rides, games, live entertainment, fireworks on Saturday night, a beer tent and more. Unlike anywhere else, this festival is located right in the heart of downtown Lake Orion! Fireworks start at 10 pm on Saturday, June 23. Rain date is Sunday, June 24, 2018
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Dates: 
06/24/2018

Organization:

Livonia Spree

Location:

33841 Lyndon Street
Livonia, MI, 48154
United States

Phone:

734-427-8190
Time: 
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Livonia Spree!

Each year the people of Livonia celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the City with a week-long birthday party. Held at Ford Field at the corner of Farmington Road and Lyndon the last full week of June, Livonia Spree has something for everyone in the family: delicious food; great music ranging from Country to jazz; a fantastic family carnival; and of course, the Grand Finale Fireworks Extravaganza on Sunday night.
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Dates: 
06/29/2018

Location:

4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, MI, 48316
United States

Phone:

586-781-9113
Time: 
8 pm

Friday Night Canoe at Stony Creek Nature Center

Travel back 375 years to the days of the Fur Trade on our 34-foot canoe. You will be guided through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program. (Program is weather dependent.) Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.
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Dates: 
06/30/2018

Location:

434 South State Street
Ann Arbor , MI, 48109
United States

Phone:

734-647-4167
Time: 
2 - 3 pm

Saturday Sampler Tour: Glass Arts at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology!

Crystal clear, blue, purple, yellow, or multicolored - glass was a precious and beautiful commodity in the ancient world. On this tour, learn more about the Kelsey Museum's extensive ancient glass collection. Artifacts such as glass decanters and glasses, lamps, bracelets, beads, perfume bottles, weights, and decorative panels show the many ways artisans of the past used this material. A number of the glass artifacts were excavated by University of Michigan archaeologists which gives us an insight into how these beautiful artifacts were used in the past.
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Dates: 
07/06/2018
07/20/2018
07/27/2018

Location:

4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, MI, 48316
United States

Phone:

586-781-9113
Time: 
7:30 - 9 pm

Stony Creek Summer Concert Series

Spend your summer evenings enjoying music in the park. Bring a chair or blanket to relax or dance the night away to a wide variety of artists. Dress for the weather as this is an outdoor event. The Summer Concert Series is free with park entry.
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Dates: 
06/28/2018

Organization:

Detroit Zoo

Location:

8450 W. 10 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI, 48067
United States

Phone:

248-541-5717
Time: 
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Bike Safari - Family Friendly - at the Detroit Zoo

Enjoy this exclusive opportunity to ride your bicycle through the Detroit Zoo on a 2-mile trail and enjoy an after-hours look at your favorite animals. This event is for guests of all ages! Each Bike Safari ticket includes a commemorative T-shirt and admission to the post-ride party. The post-ride party in the Events Pavilion will feature live music, games, food for purchase and more! This event is family-friendly with a focus on community. The course has a variety of surfaces and a combination of uphill and downhill portions, as well as tight turns and flat stretches.
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Dates: 
06/30/2018

Organization:

Downtown Lake Orion

Location:

118 N. Broadway
Lake Orion, MI, 48362
United States

Phone:

(248) 693-9742
Time: 
dusk

Lake Orion 4th of July Celebration

Bring your kids to see one of the best fireworks displays in the country! We will shoot from two platforms. One will be on the M-24 side of the lake and the other will be west of the Bellevue Bridge. Get a Great Seat for the Show: “Earth, Wind and Fireworks” is this year's theme. It takes place on Saturday, June 30th proceeding the fireworks at Pelton’s Point. There will be food, beer, wine and entertainment!
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Dates: 
06/24/2018

Location:

220 E. Ann Street
Ann Arbor, MI, 48104
United States

Phone:

(734) 995-5439
Time: 
Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 12 - 4 pm

ScienceFest: Bubbles at the Hands On Museum!

Pop in for a suds-filled weekend of making bubbles of all shapes and sizes. Watch bubble master Ron (the Bubble Man) Lloyd do bubbletastic feats with soapy spheres during special in-house shows at 1:00 pm and 3:00 p.m. All activities are included with Museum admission!
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