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Dates: 
04/21/2018
04/22/2018
04/25/2018

Location:

4454 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI, 48201
United States
Time: 
Wednesday, Saturday, + Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm, Thursday + Friday: 11 am - 8 pm

PRETTY/UGLY at MOCADetroit

Join us forPretty/Ugly, the first open call youth art exhibition sponsored by MOCAD’s Teen Council. Featuring art produced by youth and students aged 12 to 19, Pretty/Ugly explores the beauty in flaws and the imperfection of perfection. The exhibition will be on view through Friday, April 27 during regular museum hours.
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Dates: 
04/20/2018
04/21/2018
04/22/2018

Location:

220 Trowbridge Rd
East Lansing, MI, 48824
United States

Phone:

(517) 355-1855
Time: 
All day

Michigan State University Science Festival

A multi-day celebration of science featuring seminars, demonstrations, discussion panels, tours open houses and hands-on activities, the MSU Science Festival is fascinating for novice and knowledgeable! It's a great way for families, adults, and children to pursue their curiosity! Explore the latest in cutting-edge science; discover concepts that have been influencing new discoveries for centuries; exchange ideas with researchers, and participate first-hand in experiments that turn ideas into reality--You really have to experience it to believe it! Enjoying all the activities the Science Festival has to offer is easy and fun to do, especially with the help of the information accessible from this page! With more than 14 venue locations across the state, visitors can find activities close to home or choose to visit somewhere new. Visit the Website to learn about all Science Festival events, locations and times.
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Dates: 
04/28/2018

Location:

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

Phone:

734-647-4167
Time: 
2 -3 pm

Saturday Sampler Tour at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology!

If you are exploring campus during graduation weekend, join us for a tour of highlights of the Kelsey Museum including a Roman dining room from the Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii, the mummy coffin of Djehutymose, 4,000 year old cuneiform tablets, and elegant Greek vases. We will also take a look at the special exhibition, "Excavating Archaeology @ U-M: 1817-2017" to learn more about the development of archaeology as a discipline at the University.
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Dates: 
05/06/2018

Location:

652 Budlong St
Adrian, MI, 49221
United States

Phone:

(517) 902-8383
Time: 
12 - 6 pm

Great Lakes Woodworking Festival

GLWF is bringing together the best woodworkers from the Great Lakes region, ranging from several different woodworking disciplines. We are unified by our love for woodworking, getting our hands dirty, and sharing our talent and skill with the public. This event will showcase 35+ woodworking artist who are selling their handmade goods. This event will also have free classes, demonstrations, and prizes. It is 100% free to the public. We have several different Great Lakes Region artisans selling their goods and giving free demonstrations and workshops throughout the day. We are also offering a free kids woodworking project this year. Live local musicians will perform throughout the festival and food vendors will be selling yummy food and drink.
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The event has already taken a place at this date: 
03/24/2018

Location:

3711 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI, 48201
United States

Phone:

313-576-5100
Time: 
10 and 11 am See below for details

Super Saturday At the Detroit Symphny Orchestra: Uncle Gerry and Friends/The Conductor's Spellbook

SUPER SATURDAYS are an engaging musical experience for the whole family! Start the day with the Tiny Tots concert in the Cube, followed by engaging activities on all three levels of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center. The day culminates with a full orchestra concert for families in Orchestra Hall.
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Dates: 
04/22/2018

Location:

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

Phone:

734.764.0395
Time: 
3 - 4 pm

UMMA Pop Up Concert: Andy Baker

Join songsmith Andy Baker for an hour-long performance in the UMMA galleries of his unique brand of modern folk tunes. Andy has been described as “an engaging performer” and “a profound and gifted writer.” His multi-instrumental mojo and heartwarming smile have made Andy a favorite of stages large and small. His many accolades include a coveted 2017 Kerrville New Folk Finalist award.
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Dates: 
04/28/2018

Location:

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

Phone:

734.764.0395
Time: 
3 - 4 pm

UMMA Pop Up: Soulful RnB, Pop and Acoustic Rap with Nadim Azzam and Charlie Reischl

Ann Arbor-based acoustic songwriter and rapper, fusing hip-hop with modern indie folk sounds, Nadim Azzam can spit a flow amidst charming soulful vocals. Azzam works with various local musicians, has toured nationally, and is looking forward to playing many Michigan music festivals this summer. Charlie Reischl, improvisational music performer, will join Nadim on bowed string bass.
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Dates: 
05/05/2018

Organization:

Yankee Air Museum

Location:

47884 D St.
Belleville, MI, 48112
United States

Phone:

734-483-4030
Time: 
9 am - 3 pm

The 2018 Detroit Aviation and Airline Collectibles Show

The 3rd annual DAACS will take place in Hangar One of Willow Run Airport. Tickets can be purchased at the door. They are $5 per person, and children under 15 are FREE! See and Buy: Airline Postcards, & Aviation Cards, Travel Labels and Stickers, Vintage Airline Advertising, Collectible Aviation Books, Military and Airline Die-cast Models, Airline China and Serving Items, Vintage Model Airplane Kits, Aviation Slides and Photos, Flight Bags, Safety Cards, and Brochures, Airline Timetables and Schedules, Discounted Museum Gift Shop Items, Uniform Pins and Insignia, Vintage and Retro Posters…and Much More!
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Dates: 
05/12/2018
05/13/2018
Time: 
Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm

Location:

Shain Park
Henrietta St
Birmingham, MI, 48009
United States

Phone:

734.662.3382

Art Birmingham

Art Birmingham brings 150 jury-selected artists to the streets surrounding the picturesque Shain Park in downtown Birmingham. Featured artwork includes painting, jewelry, ceramics, glass, photography, sculpture and more.
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Dates: 
05/19/2018

Organization:

Yankee Air Museum

Location:

47884 D St.
Belleville, MI, 48112
United States

Phone:

734-483-4030
Time: 
tours begin hourly at 10:30 am with a maximum of 20 guests per group.

Behind the Scenes Day at Yankee Air Museum!

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a museum? Yankee Air Museum wants to fill you in! 100 lucky people will get the opportunity of a lifetime, and it’s FREE! This event includes a tour of the museum, workshops, and an inside look into the Textile and Equipment Collections Rooms on Saturday, May 19th, 2018. Registration begins on April 19th. *Tour will last approximately 1.5 - 2 hours.
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Dates: 
04/22/2018

Location:

1831 Traver Road
Ann Arbor , MI, 48105
United States

Phone:

734-997-1553
Time: 
12pm-4pm

Ann Arbor 47th Earth Day Festival

Join us on Sunday, April 22, 2018, from 12 - 4 pm for an afternoon of celebrating the Earth through entertainment, education, exploration, and fun! This free, family-friendly event features displays from 40 local environmental, nonprofit, and governmental organizations; live animal demonstrations; hands-on activities; live entertainment; green building & commuting technologies; energy topics; water awareness; sustainable agriculture; and more!
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Dates: 
04/21/2018
Time: 
9am – 3pm

Location:

Macomb Community College
14500 East Twelve Mile Road Sports and Expo Center Bldg P
Warren, MI, 48088
United States

Phone:

(586) 255-7552

Tummy to Toddler Expo

Tummy to Toddler Expo
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Dates: 
05/05/2018

Organization:

Yankee Air Museum

Location:

47884 D St.
Belleville, MI, 48112
United States

Phone:

734-483-4030
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Bomber Buffing Party at Yankee Air Museum!

The Bomber Buffing party is great fun for all ages! Bring your elbow grease to help get our bomber beauties ready for their 2018 flying debut! Make sure to wear your working clothes and closed-toe shoes as you will get to be up close and personal with historic aircraft! The event is Free! At the same time, we have our second annual Detroit Aviation and Airline Collectibles Show where you can see and buy aviation and airline rarities, collectibles, and art from a variety of fine dealers.
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Dates: 
04/28/2018
04/29/2018

Location:

634 N. Mechanic Street
Jackson, MI, 49202
United States

Phone:

(517) 784-2389
Time: 
Saturday, April 28 from 11-4 pm & Sunday, April 29, 12-4 pm

Annual Fairy Festival!

The 2 day weekend event is free and includes arts & crafts, vendors, Ye Ole Fairy Shoppe, the Cupcake Cafe, a Fairy Garden Contest, Tea with Miss Jackson Crossroads, carriage rides, dancing fairies and performances by the Fairy Festival Players. Walk through the Fairy Kingdom and explore the dark mountain. Meet a Knight and travel to Neverland with Captain Hook on his ship. Plan to stay all day and have lunch in the Fairy Bistro and don’t forget to dress up! Enjoy shopping for unique items with our vendors. This year we have 15 including Paragon Charter Academy, TS Photo Studio (amazing photographer!), Usborne Books with Danielle LeVasseur and Beads of Blue Waters.
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