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AIDS Walk Detroit 2016Presented by Delta Airlines

Sun., Sept. 25, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
phone 248-399-9255
info@aidswalkdetroit.org
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Registration Opens: 8:30AM NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt Ceremony: 9:30AM Opening Ceremony 10:00AM Walk Kicks Off: 10:30AM This year there are three registration types: Walker (no fee) – General Registration. Please do not buy me a t-shirt. Walker ($10 fee) – I want the official AIDS Walk Detroit T-Shirt Volunteer (no fee) – I want to volunteer on Walk day! Free

http://www.aidswalkdetroit.org
Royal Oak Farmers' Market (map)
316 E. 11 Mile Rd.
Downtown Royal Oak
phone (248) 246-3079 (FAX); (248)

HCOM Open House Event

Sun., Sept. 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
phone 734-725-9926
brianharris1969@hotmail.com
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@ The Harris Conservatory of Music, 445 S Harvey St, Plymouth, MI
Adults, kids and teens can come in to take a 10 minute "mini lesson" on any instrument they wish for $5! You can take as many as you wish! Our full staff of amazing professional musician/teachers will be on hand! Free snacks and beverages! Absolutely FREE

http://www.hcommusic.com
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HCOM Open House Event

The Vintage Market

Sun., Sept. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
phone 734-624-0781
www.thevintagemarketmi.com

A Vintage inspired flea-market style open air shopping event showcasing some of the best local artisans, shops and small businesses. Shop shabby chic, vintage, antiques, farmhouse finds, Bohemian goods, rusty treasures, barn salvage, gypsy couture, candles, home decor, jewelry, garden decor, food, live music and much more. $3; 12 and under free

Monroe County Fairgrounds (map)
3775 S. Custer Rd.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (734) 269-3501

Metro Parent’s 21st Annual Education Expo

Sun., Sept. 25, 12-3:30 p.m.
phone 248-398-3400
lgora@metroparent.com
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Looking for the best schools in Michigan or the best educational programs available for southeast Michigan kids? Don't miss Metro Parent's 21st annual event. Free

http://www.metroparent.com/EducationExpo
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Model T Birthday Celebration

Sun., Sept. 25, 12-5 p.m.
phone 313.872.8759
info@fordpiquetteplant.org
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Take a ride in a Model T and help us celebrate the car that changed the world! Join us for our Model T Birthday Party on Sunday, September 25 from Noon until 5:00 PM! Free Model T rides, birthday cupcakes, and Faygo pop! The celebration is free! The party will take place in the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant courtyard.Regular museum admission applies to tour inside of museum: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors,and $5 for students. Children 12 and under are free. Groupon vouchers are not valid.

http://www.fordpiquetteavenueplant.org/?page_id=2479
Ford Piquette Avenue plant (map)
411 Piquette Ave.
Greater Detroit Area
phone 313-872-8759
Jerald.Mitchell@tplex.org
Model T Birthday Celebration

4th Annual Headwrap Expo

Sun., Sept. 25, 1-8 p.m.
info@headwrapexpo.com
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It's a party! It's a conference! It's an exhibit! At The Headwrap Expo, hundreds of revelersfrom every corner of the region, many wearing various types of fabulous headwraps, join together for one unforgettable, magical day of fashion, tradition and culture. Enjoy live performances, wrapping tutorials (male and female styles), cultural and historical workshops, interfaith panel discussions, an artisan marketplace, and lots of love. Plus, every hour on the hour, 13 models will take to the runway to showcase the work of a dynamic emerging international designer. $15

http://www.2016headwrapexpo.eventbrite.com
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Uncle Jessie White - Portrait of a Delta Blues Man Documentary

Sun., Sept. 25, 2-6 p.m.
phone 734-502-2508
unclejessiewhite@gmail.com

RSVP: unclejessiewhite@gmail.com The cost includes doc viewing, live band and appetizers.Uncle Jessie White, an influential Detroit bluesman, kept the blues alive at his home in Detroit at a time when the city was torn with racial strife in the late 60s – 80s. He and his family hosted jam sessions at his home on 29th Street from Friday evening til Monday morning. They only stopped so the musicians could go back to their jobs on the assembly lines in Detroit’s auto plants. These jam sessions spawned some of Detroit’s local favorite blues artists. $20 at door

Hastings Street Ballroom (map)
715 E. Milwaukee
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 873-2955; (313) (FAX)
Uncle Jessie White - Portrait of a Delta Blues Man Documentary

American Sewing Expo

Sun., Sept. 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
phone 248-889-3111
sewexpo@comcast.net
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Sewing, fashion, cosplay and quilting featuring apparel and costume designers, art quilt makers and teaching professionals at classes, seminars, workshops and exhibits. Mothers, daughters, sisters, friends, beginners and experts will experience ‘sew’ much creativity at the free hands-on projects, demonstrations, crafter do-it-yourself programs and live sewing challenge competitions. Featured celebrities and show instructors include couturier fashion designer, Threads contributing editor and author Kenneth King; sewing, embroidery and embellishment expert Hope Yoder; cosplay designer and author Kristie Good; Simplicity Patterns costume pattern designer Andrea Schewe; and fashion sewing expert from “It’s Sew Easy TV” Angela Wolf. Adults $14; Children 15 and under Free with paying adult; Online advance show admission $12; One-hour seminars $14; All-day workshops $130; Special combination packages available.

http://www.AmericanSewingExpo.com
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Suburban Collection Showplace (map)
46100 Grand River Ave.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (248) 348-5600
info@wwpia.org
American Sewing Expo

Public Art Bike Tour

Sun., Sept. 25, 12-3 p.m.
phone 313-656-2453
info@wheelhousedetroit.com

Detroit has a plethora of amazing public art, and this tour travels from the east side through Midtown and Downtown to take in a wide variety, ranging in scale, material, era and movement. Stops include the Heidelberg Project, Dequindre Cut, Lafayette Park, Josephine Ford Sculpture Garden at College for Creative Studies, Wayne State University, Campus Martius and Hart Plaza. This tour is artist-led. Approx. mileage: 12. Price: $30 w/out rental | $40 w/ rental

http://www.wheelhousedetroit.com/tours/
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Wheelhouse Detroit (map)
1340 E. Atwater St.
Downtown Detroit
phone (313) 656-2453
Public Art Bike Tour

Janet Kelman's Sculpture, Oracle, at ArtPrize at the GR Ford Museum

Through Oct. 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 9
phone 734-389-0454
janet@janetkelman.com

@ ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, MI
Janet Kelman has been chosen to show her newest wall sculpture, Oracle, at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids. Oracle is a multi-layered arrangement of luscious glass panels evoking images of streaming water. It will be on display at the Gerald R Ford Museum, September 21 through October 9.

http://www.janetkelman.com
Janet Kelman's Sculpture, Oracle, at ArtPrize at the GR Ford Museum

Cranbrook House Tours

Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays. Continues through Oct. 30
phone 248-645-3149
houseandgardens@cranbrook.edu

Tour Cranbrook House, the former home of Cranbrook's founders, George and Ellen Booth. View handcrafted furnishings, tapestries, and a selection of the Booth's large collection of world class art in their 1908 English Tudor manor home that was designed in the Arts & Crafts Style. $10; $8 seniors, students, or active duty military

http://housegardens.cranbrook.edu/cranbrook-house-admission
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Cranbrook House & Gardens (map)
380 Lone Pine Rd
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (248) 645-3149
Cranbrook House Tours

Call For Art: Fury Road To Thunderdome

Mondays-Sundays, 12 a.m. Continues through Sept. 27
phone 586-246-8731
roadwarriorart@gmail.com
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War Boys and War Girls: Get your blow torches, paint brushes and motor oil in gear for the next EPIC Mad Max event! They are looking for War Wagons, War Bikes, Art, Constructs and the max in Mad Max Cosplay. Here's your chance to express yourself with fellow Road Warriors! There are no limits to what can be submitted. As long as you can drive it, ride it, push it, pull it or wear it there, they want to see it. $5

https://www.facebook.com/events/552269348286073/?active_tab=highlights
Tangent Gallery (map)
715 E. Milwaukee
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 873-2955
Call For Art: Fury Road To Thunderdome

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Fridays-Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Sept. 25
phone 734-404-6889
admin@justgobarefoot.com

Barefoot Productions Theatre opens 11th season Sep. 9-25 with musical comedy "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," winner of 2 Tony Awards & Drama Desk Award. Opening reception 7pm, Sep.9. www.justgobarefoot.com. Songs include "My Unfortunate Erection" and "Pandemonium" Mature Themes! $20

http://www.justgobarefoot.com
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Barefoot Productions Theatre (map)
240 N. Main St.
Downtown Plymouth
phone (734) 560-1493
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The Drowsy Chaperone

Sundays, 3-5 p.m. Continues through Sept. 25
phone 810-278-1749
valerie@riverbanktheatre.com

This musical plays tribute to the Jazz-age shows of the 1920's and the powers those shows held to transport us into a dazzling fantasy and to lift our spirits in times of saddness. "The Drowsy Chaperone", a play-within-a-play crammed full of every cliche, gag and gimmick from the golden age of musicals. $26.00

http://www.riverbanktheatre.com
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Riverbank Theatre (map)
358 S Water St
Greater Detroit Area
phone 810-278-1749

See the D - Walking/ People Mover Tour

Thursdays-Sundays, 1 p.m. Continues through Oct. 1
phone 734-642-5712
info@citytourdetroit.com

See Detroit as it should be seen, up close and personal. There’s no better way to do this than on foot. The See The D Walking/People Mover Tour takes you through the heart of the Motor City where you’ll be able to soak up the sights, sounds, and scents of this fascinating place. From the hustle and bustle of Greektown to gorgeous riverfront views and architectural masterpieces, you’ll get to experience it all. Along the way, we’ll point out Detroit’s crown jewels and legendary landmarks and regale you with tales of Detroit’s vibrant history. $20

http://citytourdetroit.com
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