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Events in Ann Arbor – Weekend October 16 – 18

Posted by Corner House on October 15, 2015
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Events in Ann Arbor for the Weekend of October 16 – 18, 2015

One of the best things about living in Ann Arbor, Michigan is being able to enjoy all four of the wonderful seasons Michigan has to offer.  We are in the middle of a great FALL season and the color of the leaves changing are so vibrant right now.  I love just walking around and taking in as much nature as I can right now before the chill of winter arrives.  The weather is going to be great this weekend.  I hope you can take a break from work and or school and get out and enjoy some of the great things going on in and around Ann Arbor.

Weather   

Friday            10/16                   High 55°/Low 30°           Mostly Cloudy          20%precipitation
Saturday      10/17                   High 49°/Low 29°           Mostly Cloudy            0%precipitation
Sunday          10/18                   High 51°/Low 32°            Mostly Sunny               0%precipitation

 Arts

Pop X:  The Ann Arbor Art Center will be sponsoring and hosting a pop-up art exhibit in several small pavilions that are set up at either the Liberty Plaza Park or the Ann Arbor Art Center (both of which are within walking distance from Corner House Apartments).  The pavilions will house a variety of all kinds of art forms from visual, physical, dramatic, and interactive exhibits for 10 days running from October 15, 2015 – October 24, 2015.  I’m looking forward to the Back to the Future II  exhibit on 10/21 which will be an all day event focusing on the vision of the “future” (he actually travels from 1989 to October 21, 2015 in the movie).  Who remembers “The Hoverboard ” ?!?  For more information you can visit Ann Arbor Art Center website for more details.

U of M Theatre Department:  Presents “All My Sons” written by Arthur Miller.  A play about a family torn apart by American big business.  The play is at 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, and at 2:00 pm on Sunday.  The play will be featured at the U of M Walgreen Drama Center Arthur Miller Theatre, 1226 Muffin, North Campus.

U of M Musical Theatre Department:  Presents “American Idiot” which is a punk rock opera adapted from the 2004 Green Day Album of same name written by Billy Joel Armstrong and Mike Mayer.  The story line is about 3 friends trying to break free of suburban boredom.  The musical is featured at Mendelssohn Theatre.

Sports

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HOCKEY:  

       U-M will be versing Mercyhurst Friday 10/16 at 7:35 pm at Yost Ice Arena.

       U-M will be versing Mercyhurst Sunday 10/18 at 5:00 pm at Yost Ice Arena.

FOOTBALL:

       U-M will verse Michigan State Saturday 10/17 at 3:30 pm at Michigan Stadium.

**Don’t forget to try the first annual CULINARY THROWDOWN between U of M and State at 9:00 am on the front lawn of the Michigan Union!**

For a full listing of U-M events check out the website at https://events.umich.edu/.

Nature/Outdoors

Ann Arbor Antiques Market:  The Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds (5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road) will host an antiques market all weekend.  Great time to pick up those one of kind special pieces that will make your apartment complete and unique.

Trick or Treat Down the River:  The Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation will be hosting a Trick or Treat Paddle around Gallup Pond.  Boaters are encouraged to wear costumes (no kids under 1 allowed) and candy will be handed out.  It will be a great day to get out and enjoy some fresh air.

 

Its also a great time of year to get out to some neighboring apple orchards and indulge in some great cider and doughnuts.  There are various haunted attractions running at night as well.  I hope you get to have some fun this weekend.  For a great resource to check out all the events in Ann Arbor go to the Ann Arbor Observer and see what else our great city has going on.