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

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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Location:

32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI, 48173
United States

Phone:

734-782-3956
Time: 
10 am and 2 pm

Summer Wildflower Hike at Lake Erie Marshlands Museum

Wildflowers aren’t just for show. Sure, they look good, but there is more to them than meets the eye. Join us as we take a closer look at nature’s gems and discover some of the ways they make our lives better. You’ll be a pro at identifying some of our common flowers by the end of our walk. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
08/26/2018

Organization:

Yankee Air Museum

Location:

47884 D St.
Belleville, MI, 48112
United States

Phone:

734-483-4030
Time: 
9am - 5pm

Thunder Over Michigan Air Show! (Kids 15 and under are FREE)

Bring your family to see amazing air performances by the USAF Thunderbirds, vintage airplanes and more! You'll also be able to see dozens of historic and modern aircraft up close and personal during this 2 day extravaganza of all things aviation! The Thunder Over Michigan Air Show takes place each summer at Willow Run Airport, which is located just outside Ypsilanti, Michigan. The show site is conveniently located within a short drive of Detroit and all of its suburbs.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Location:

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

Phone:

734-647-4167
Time: 
2 - 3 pm

Saturday Sampler Tour: Sculpture Speaks at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology!

When you think of Greek or Roman art, do you imagine beautiful sculpture? Have you always wondered what happened to the noses on ancient sculptures? What about that rumor that sculpture was painted? On this tour, we answer these common questions and explore a variety of Greek and Roman sculptures on display in our permanent galleries. You may be surprised at the variety of materials, subject matters, and styles in the collection! Saturday Sampler tours are free and open to all visitors.
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Dates: 
08/15/2018
08/22/2018
08/29/2018
Time: 
6:30 - 8 pm

Location:

Children's Park
175 S Broadway St
Lake Orion, MI, 48362
United States

Phone:

(248) 693-9742

Lake Orion Gazebo Concert Series

Bring a chair and enjoy free fresh popcorn and water bottles provided by Oxford Bank while you listen to these fine musicians! This free concert series is perfect for people of all ages. So, grab your folding chairs, your kids and their friends and head to Children's Park for a wonderful toe-tapping night.
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Dates: 
08/23/2018
08/24/2018
08/25/2018

Organization:

Downtown Lake Orion

Location:

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

Phone:

(248) 693-9742
Time: 
varies

Lake Orion Dragon On The Lake Festival

Downtown Lake Orion comes alive during the Orion Art Center’s annual Dragon on the Lake Festival! We’re celebrating art, music, Dragon Boat Racing and a lot of fun, with an event for all ages.Make sure you check out the Kid Zone! FREE for families to enjoy! Live entertainment, local magicians, dance studios, martial arts and local music acts. The Kids Zone will feature the DIA both Saturday and Sunday, providing FREE kids crafts. The Kidz Zone is located in the lot by the Orion Art Center.
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Dates: 
08/19/2018

Location:

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

Phone:

734-647-4167
Time: 
2 - 3 pm

Sunday Drop-In Tour | Ancient Near East at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology!

On this guided tour of the Ancient Near East collection, discover 4,000 years of history from the cradle of civilization. Take a closer look at precisely carved cylinder seals, cuneiform tablets, and incantation bowls. One special artifact highlight is a letter from King Hammurabi, pictured. Sunday Drop-In Tours are free and open to all visitors.
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