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

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The Blast Corn Maze

Experience 10 acres of A-Maze-in fun in southeast Michigan. There are 3½ miles of trails with different 3 exits. Short, medium and full corn maze exits in order to accommodate many corn maze fans & enthusiasts. We also feature a u-pick pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn cannon, delicious treats and much more.
Dates: 
10/12/2019
10/13/2019
10/18/2019
Friday: 5:00PM - 10:00PM Saturday: 11:00AM - 10:00PM Sunday: 11:00AM - 8:00PM
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Organization:

The Blast Corn Maze

Location:

6175 Daly Rd
Dexter, MI, 48130
United States

Phone:

(734) 845-7127

The Great Pumpkin Festival At Maybury Farm

Join us for our most popular event of the year! The Great Pumpkin Festival! This entertaining autumn event is now TWO DAYS and features live music, delicious food, pumpkin-themed games and activities for kids, and much more! Highlights include: pie pumpkin painting, bonfire and s'mores, facepainting, kiddie hay maze, model milking cow, corn husk doll making, mask crafting, beeswax candle making. children's costume contest (time TBA), story time and sing-a-long, children's activity stage, Maybury Farm corn maze, professional pumpkin carver John Angevine and MORE!
Dates: 
10/12/2019
10/13/2019
10 am - 5 pm
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Organization:

Maybury Farm

Location:

50165 8 Mile Rd.
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

248-374-0200

Baby Tours at the Flint Institute of Arts

See how your child responds to art and find out how to help develop their visual literacy skills. Parents and caregivers with infants up to 18 months of age are welcome to join these FREE 30-minute Baby Tours. For the best art viewing experience, front carriers are recommended. Strollers are allowed, but please no backpacks. Meet at the Visitor Services desk in the Lobby; no advance registration is required. Recommended for infants up to 18 months with an adult.
Dates: 
10/13/2019
2 - 3 pm
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Location:

1120 East Kearsley Street
Flint , MI, 48503
United States

Phone:

810.234.1695

Kackleberry Farm’s aMaze-ing Fall Fun!

Besides the Cornfield Mazes (we have three of them!) there are so many fun things to do and see at Kackleberry Farm! Your Farm Pass gets you into the farm all day—plus, you can leave and come back for our famous Flashlight Farm Nights! Tractor-drawn Farm Hayrides are a nostalgic way to take a tour of the farm, and ours run continuously during the farm’s open hours. Don’t miss the Pig Races! Our piggies just love to race around the little track, squealing all the way. They will have you squealing with laughter, as well! Hop-hop-hop on the Corn Popper, a huge jumping pillow guaranteed to make everyone squeal with delight! Other attractions: Barnyard Friends, Corn Toss, Tether Ball games, Rubber Duck Races, Little Farmers PlayLand, Kackleberry Rollers, No-Right-Turn Maze, Pirate Ship Playhouse, Tug-O-War, Ball Toss, Bird Houses, Steer Roping, photo props, and more.
Dates: 
10/12/2019
10/13/2019
10/17/2019
Thursdays 5-10 pm, Fridays 5-11 pm, Saturdays Noon-11 pm and Sundays Noon-10 pm
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Location:

6421 North Stony Creek Rd
Monroe, MI, 48162
United States

Phone:

734.240.0825

Monster Mash at Rolling Hills

We have tons of activities planned for goons and goblins of all ages at our 5th Annual Monster Smash. Costumes encouraged and pets (on leashes) welcome.Candy Hunt - Costume Contest - Face Painting - Scavenger Hunt - Hay Rides - Cider & Donuts - Carnival Games - Trek-or-Treat Trail - Pumpkin Patch
Dates: 
10/12/2019
12 - 3 pm
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Location:

Rolling Hills Park
7660 Stony Creek Rd.
Ypsilanti, MI, 48197
United States

Halloween Skate

Saturday, Oct. 26, 1-2:30 p.m. General admission. Skate to the spooky sounds of Halloween. Best costume prizes awarded. Fun for all ages.
Dates: 
10/26/2019
1 - 2:30 pm
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Location:

2150 Jackson Ave
Ann Arbor, MI, 48103
United States

Phone:

734-794-6235

Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village

What is the most enchantingly thrilling Hallowe’en adventure of all time? The story you create in Greenfield Village through magical encounters with show-stopping storybook characters along a path lit by over 1,000 hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns. Throughout your evening, comfort yourself with craft beers, warm apple cider and fresh doughnuts, then stop for a photo opportunity at your favorite scene. The torches are lit, bells are tolling, skeletons are dancing and pumpkins are singing — all to make this the most stirring night of the year.
Dates: 
10/12/2019
10/13/2019
10/17/2019
6:30 - 10 pm
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Location:

20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI, 48124
United States

Phone:

313.982.6001

Weekend Fun at Spicer Orchards

Celebrate weekends in fall at Spicer Orchards! In addition to our amazing corn maze, you'll be able to enjoy Hayrides to Pick Fruit, View Cider Making Process, Donut Production, Large Farm Play Area, Farm Animal Barn, Train Rides, Pony Rides, Fresh Kettle Corn, Large Inflatables, Face Painting, Sand Art, Bee Keeping Display, Pig Roast, Pumpkin Picking, Fresh Baked Goods, Hot Cider and more!
Dates: 
10/12/2019
10/13/2019
10/19/2019
9 am to 6 pm
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Organization:

Spicer Orchards

Location:

10411 Clyde Rd.
Fenton, MI, 48430
United States

Phone:

810.632-7692

Nature Explorers: Signs of Fall

Discover the wonders of fall by using our 5 senses to explore the changes made during this time of year. Led by Kelsey Dehring. Vehicle entry fee required. For ages 5-6. Pre-registration is required - 15 children maximum. To register your child, visit parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. (Registration #811002, Section B).
Dates: 
10/19/2019
1 - 2 pm
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Location:

Independence Lake County Park
3200 Jennings Rd
Whitmore Lake, MI, 48189
United States

Corn Maze at Maybury Farm

The Maybury Farm corn maze includes a tractor-drawn wagon ride to the corn maze with pick-up and drop-off every 15-20 minutes. When you've completed the maze, jump back on the wagon to ride back to the Farm and enjoy delicious Parmenter's cider and donuts. Or take a walk to the U-Pick Pumpkin Patch and find the perfect jack-o-lantern! Our barn filled with working farm animals is open until 7:00 pm nightly to have a visit with the animals. Come on out to enjoy fall on the Farm!
Dates: 
10/12/2019
10/13/2019
10/18/2019
Friday: 5:00pm-10:00pm Saturday: Noon to 10:00pm Sunday: Noon to 7:00 pm
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Organization:

Maybury Farm

Location:

50165 8 Mile Rd.
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

248-374-0200

My Turn: A Sensory Friendly Sunday

AANM hosts a FREE sensory-friendly experience designed for families affected by autism and other sensory-processing challenges four times each year. My Turn is hosted by trained Museum staff and docents and offers a crowd-free, less-stimulating environment to experience AANM alongside other families with similar life experiences. Enjoy guided activities such as mosaic tile making, debka and a scavenger hunt! To prepare for your visit, review our Social Story
Dates: 
10/13/2019
10 am - 12 pm
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Location:

13624 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI, 48126
United States

Phone:

313.582.2266

Stewardship Saturday at Whitmore Lake Preserve

Join us the second Saturday of every month to help the environment, meet like-minded people, be active, and explore. Volunteers have been improving the oak hickory woodland at Whitmore Lake for several years and we will be continuing on their efforts at this workday. Please dress for the weather and be prepared for working off-trail and hiking to/from the work area. Led by Faye Stoner.
Dates: 
10/12/2019
11/09/2019
12/14/2019
1 - 4 pm
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Location:

Whitmore Lake Preserve
1551 7 Mile Road
Whitmore Lake, MI, 48189
United States

Preschool Hike: Nutty For Squirrels

Learn how this sassy little mammal gets ready for winter and go on a hike to search for the many squirrels that build their nests in County Farm Park. Led by Shawn Severance. For ages 2-4. Pre-registration is required - 15 children maximum. To register your child, visit parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. (Registration #811003, Section B).
Dates: 
10/17/2019
10 - 11 am
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Location:

County Farm Park
2230 Platt Road
Ann Arbor , MI, 48107
United States

Skeletons in Northville!

Northville is the place to be this October! Our annual display of 120 life-sized skeletons will have everyone in your family talking! Guests may see a rock star, construction worker, weightlifter, a starlet and a fisherman among the skeletons. You may even see a skeleton on bended knee proposing to his sweetheart! Have your photo taken with your favorite boney friend and post it to our facebook page.
Dates: 
10/12/2019
10/13/2019
10/14/2019
all day
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Location:

215 W. Main
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

248.349.0345

Hayride Central at Farmington Hills Nature Center

Enjoy family hayrides this Fall! Rides leave Nature Center parking lot every 1/2 hour from 5:30-7:00pm. After the ride, roast marshmallows and sip cider around a cozy campfire. Don’t forget to explore the Nature Center, open until 7 pm on Hayride nights. Please register in advance, hayrides fill quickly. Large groups can reserve weekday or weekend rides by calling (248) 477-1135. All ages welcome (under 2, free). The Nature Center is located within Heritage Park, 24915 Farmington Rd.
Dates: 
10/18/2019
10/25/2019
11/01/2019
5:30 - 7 pm
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Location:

24915 Farmington Road
Farmington Hills, MI, 48336
United States

Phone:

(248) 477-1135

Fall Seed Share

*** Meet at the Platt Road Pavilion *** Network with other gardeners and obtain rare and unusual seeds and plants - all for free! Both native plant and heirloom vegetable seeds will be on offer. Who should attend? Anyone with extra seed, plants, tree seedlings, bulbs, or tubers to share, people with nothing to exchange who want to acquire seed and knowledge, or anyone knowledgeable or interested in seed saving.
Dates: 
10/13/2019
2 - 3:30 pm
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Location:

County Farm Park
2230 Platt Road
Ann Arbor , MI, 48107
United States

Sharon Mills Open House

Learn about the varied uses of the property from its beginnings as a grist mill to the redevelopment as a small automotive factory. Visitors can also explore the beautiful gardens surrounding the mill.
Dates: 
10/13/2019
1 - 4 pm
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Location:

Sharon Mills County Park
5701 Sharon Hollow Rd
Manchester, MI, 48158
United States

Detroit Lions Watch Party at Beacon Park

Sports are coming back to Beacon Park Detroit! Sports tailgates at Beacon Park welcome Detroit Football fans of all ages to cheer on the Lions for their away games. Watch the game on the big screen (10’x20’) and enjoy music, lawn games, signature drinks from Lumen, and tailgate fare. We will have Lumen Detroit food/drinks, tent, food trucks, lawn games and the LIVE stream on the big screen.
Dates: 
10/14/2019
7 - 11 pm
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Location:

Beacon Park (Detroit)
1901 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI, 48226
United States

Phone:

313.566.8250

Corn Maze at Spicer Orchards

The corn maze at Spicer Orchards is a different way for people to come out to the country and enjoy the outdoors. It’s a perfect event for families, parties, church groups, field trips, and friends, young and old alike. Open daily from 9 am to 6 pm in September and October. Turn in your Corn Maze ticket after you complete the maze for a cider and donut!
Dates: 
10/12/2019
10/13/2019
10/14/2019
9 am to 6 pm
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Organization:

Spicer Orchards

Location:

10411 Clyde Rd.
Fenton, MI, 48430
United States

Phone:

810.632-7692