Arbor Annie’s Weekend Picks September 8-10, 2017

Have you survived the first week back to school? While my daughter has survived, I’ve been busy swapping the site from summer mode to fall. The Apple Orchard/Cider Mill Guide and Mom2Mom Sale Guides are now available. Tonight will bring our Halloween Happenings List (Yes, Halloween already). I’m also working on an article with corn mazes and other fall farm fun.

Arbor Annie's Weekend Picks -September 8-10

Arbor Annie’s Weekend Event Picks

In planning your weekend activities, keep in mind that UM has a home football game (noon on Saturday). That will definitely have an impact on planning your routes around town.

If you’re planning to go to the game, check out our 6 tips for families.

6 Tips for Attending a Michigan Football Game with Kids


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Quality 16’s Free Morning Movies return this weekend with Rock Dog. The series will run through October 29

Free Morning Movies - 10a - Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, September 8-October 29 - Quality 16Other big events this weekend are Kerrytown BookFestMonarch Migration Festival, The Dark Crystal: Toyota Family Friendly Film Series, and A2CT Presents Seussical The Musical.

Beyond the events calendar, it’s time to start looking at Fall Activities. The U-Pick Apple Season is either open already or opens over the weekend at various local Apple Orchards. The local Cider Mills are also open. We’ve got a list of local orchards and cider mills with information on opening days.

Ann Arbor Orchards & Cider Mills

Friday Picks

  • 10:00am Rock Dog - Free Morning Movies at Quality 16
  • 3:00pm-7:00pm Dixboro Farmers Market - Cars on the Green at Dixboro Farmers Market
  • 8:00pm-10:00pm A2CT Presents Seussical The Musical at Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
  • Saturday Picks

  • 10:00am-10:40am Dancing Babies with Denise Owens at Malletts Creek Branch Library
  • 10:00am Rock Dog - Free Morning Movies at Quality 16
  • 11:30am The Dark Crystal: Toyota Family Friendly Film Series at Michigan Theater
  • 2:00pm Emoji Party at Learning Express Toys of Ann Arbor
  • 2:00pm-10:00am Independence Lake Family Campout at Independence Lake
  • 3:00pm-4:30pm Arrows Away at Eddy Discovery Center
  • 5:30pm-8:00pm Parents Night Out Camp Night at Gym America
  • 8:00pm-10:00pm A2CT Presents Seussical The Musical at Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
  • Sunday Picks

  • 2:00pm-10:00am Independence Lake Family Campout at Independence Lake
  • 9:00am-11:00am All-Girls Skate Instruction at Ann Arbor Skate Park
  • 9:00am-12:00pm Grandparent’s Day Walk and Brunch at Hudson Mills Metropark
  • 9:30am-11:30am My Turn: A Sensory Friendly Sunday at AAHOM at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
  • 10:00am-11:30am Autumn Apples in Clay at Ann Arbor Art Center
  • 10:00am-12:00pm Play Days at Elements Preschool for Natural Learning
  • 10:00am Rock Dog - Free Morning Movies at Quality 16
  • 10:30am-5:00pm Kerrytown BookFest at Ann Arbor Farmers Market
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm Monarch Migration Festival at Leslie Science & Nature Center
  • 1:30pm-3:30pm Junior Farmer Class at White Lotus Farms
  • 2:00pm-4:00pm A2CT Presents Seussical The Musical at Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
  • 2:00pm-3:00pm WOOF! Doggy Storytime at Downtown Branch of AADL
  • Movies

    The summer run of kids movies ends with both Despicable Me 3 and Emoji Movie having left our local theaters. However, Quality 16’s Fall Free Matinee series kicks off this week with Rock Dog.

    In Theaters now:

    The LEGO Ninjago Movie - Master Wu

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    Spiderman: Homecoming - Spiderman on the Train

    Spiderman: Homecoming Review & Parental Guidance

    This afternoon my family went to see Spiderman: Homecoming. Spiderman: Homecoming's Place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Even though Spiderman: ...
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    Looking Forward to Next Week

    All Weekend Events

    September 8, 2017

    Date/Time Event
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    09/08/2017
    All Day
    Everyday Indoor Activities
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    09/08/2017
    All Day
    Everyday Outdoor Activities
    09/08/2017
    9:45am-10:45am
    Pre-School Playtime
    at Gym America, Ann Arbor Michigan
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    09/08/2017
    10:00am-10:30am
    Preschool Storytime
    at Westgate Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
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    09/08/2017
    10:00am-10:30am
    Preschool Storytime
    at Pittsfield Branch Library, Ann Arbor Michigan
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    09/08/2017
    10:00am
    Rock Dog - Free Morning Movies
    at Quality 16, Ann Arbor MI
    πŸ†“
    09/08/2017
    10:30am-11:30am
    Baby Playgroup
    at Traverwood Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
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    09/08/2017
    12:00pm-12:30pm
    Play the Kerrytown Chime
    at Kerrytown Market & Shops, Ann Arbor Michigan
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    09/08/2017
    3:00pm-7:00pm
    Dixboro Farmers Market - Cars on the Green
    at Dixboro Farmers Market, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ’™
    09/08/2017
    8:00pm-10:00pm
    A2CT Presents Seussical The Musical
    at Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Ann Arbor Michigan

    September 9, 2017

    Date/Time Event
    πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    All Day
    Everyday Indoor Activities
    πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    All Day
    Everyday Outdoor Activities
    πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    7:00am-3:00pm
    Ann Arbor Farmers Market
    at Ann Arbor Farmers Market, Ann Arbor MI
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    09/09/2017
    8:00am-1:00pm
    Dexter Farmers Market
    at Dexter Farmers Market, Dexter Michigan
    πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    8:00am-12:00pm
    Saline Famers Market
    at S. Ann Arbor St Saline, Saline MI
    πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    9:00am-1:00pm
    Ypsilanti Farmers Market
    at Depot Town, Ypsilanti Michigan
    09/09/2017
    10:00am-4:00pm
    Critters Up Close
    at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor MI
    πŸ’™πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    10:00am-10:40am
    Dancing Babies with Denise Owens
    at Malletts Creek Branch Library, Ann Arbor Michigan
    09/09/2017
    10:00am-12:00pm
    Kids Club: Clay Pot Critters
    at Michaels, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ’™
    09/09/2017
    10:00am
    Rock Dog - Free Morning Movies
    at Quality 16, Ann Arbor MI
    09/09/2017
    10:00am-12:45pm
    Rolling Hills Dog Swim
    at Rolling Hills County Park, Ypsilanti Michigan
    09/09/2017
    10:00am-12:45pm
    Rolling Hills Dog Swim, Day #1
    at Rolling Hills County Park, Ypsilanti Michigan
    πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    10:30am-11:00am
    Play the Kerrytown Chime
    at Kerrytown Market & Shops, Ann Arbor Michigan
    09/09/2017
    10:30am-11:30am
    The Little Scientists Club
    at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor MI
    πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    11:00am
    Hands-On Demo: Fantastic Fluids
    at University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    11:00am
    Storytime
    at Bookbound Bookstore, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ’™
    09/09/2017
    11:30am
    The Dark Crystal: Toyota Family Friendly Film Series
    at Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor MI
    πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    12:00pm-3:00pm
    Sewing Lab
    at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    09/09/2017
    1:00pm-7:15pm
    Audition for YPT's Spamalot
    at YPT Studio, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ’™πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    2:00pm
    Emoji Party
    at Learning Express Toys of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor MI
    πŸ’™
    09/09/2017 - 09/10/2017
    2:00pm-10:00am
    Independence Lake Family Campout
    at Independence Lake, Whitmore Lake Michigan
    πŸ’™πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    3:00pm-4:30pm
    Arrows Away
    at Eddy Discovery Center, Chelsea Michigan
    πŸ†“
    09/09/2017
    3:00pm
    Hands-On Demo: Life - Fantastic Fluids
    at University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ’™
    09/09/2017
    5:30pm-8:00pm
    Parents Night Out Camp Night
    at Gym America, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ’™
    09/09/2017
    8:00pm-10:00pm
    A2CT Presents Seussical The Musical
    at Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Ann Arbor Michigan

    September 10, 2017

    Date/Time Event
    πŸ†“
    09/10/2017
    All Day
    Everyday Indoor Activities
    πŸ†“
    09/10/2017
    All Day
    Everyday Outdoor Activities
    πŸ’™πŸ†“
    09/10/2017
    9:00am-11:00am
    All-Girls Skate Instruction
    at Ann Arbor Skate Park, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ’™
    09/10/2017
    9:00am-12:00pm
    Grandparent’s Day Walk and Brunch
    at Hudson Mills Metropark, Dexter Michigan
    πŸ’™
    09/10/2017
    9:30am-11:30am
    My Turn: A Sensory Friendly Sunday at AAHOM
    at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor MI
    πŸ’™
    09/10/2017
    10:00am-11:30am
    Autumn Apples in Clay
    at Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ’™πŸ†“
    09/10/2017
    10:00am-12:00pm
    Play Days
    at Elements Preschool for Natural Learning, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ’™
    09/10/2017
    10:00am
    Rock Dog - Free Morning Movies
    at Quality 16, Ann Arbor MI
    πŸ’™πŸ†“
    09/10/2017
    10:30am-5:00pm
    Kerrytown BookFest
    at Ann Arbor Farmers Market, Ann Arbor MI
    09/10/2017
    11:00am-12:45pm
    Rolling Hills Dog Swim, Day #2
    at Rolling Hills County Park, Ypsilanti Michigan
    09/10/2017
    12:00pm-2:00pm
    ENGAGE the community - family fun
    at Ypsilanti Free Methodist Church, Ypsilanti Michigan
    09/10/2017
    1:00pm-7:30pm
    Audition for YPT's Spamalot
    at YPT Studio, Ann Arbor Michigan
    09/10/2017
    1:00pm-4:00pm
    Critters Up Close
    at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor MI
    πŸ†“
    09/10/2017
    1:00pm-2:00pm
    Drawing for Kids
    at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ’™
    09/10/2017
    1:00pm-3:00pm
    Monarch Migration Festival
    at Leslie Science & Nature Center, Ann Arbor MI
    πŸ’™
    09/10/2017
    1:30pm-3:30pm
    Junior Farmer Class
    at White Lotus Farms, Ann Arbor MI
    πŸ’™
    09/10/2017
    2:00pm-4:00pm
    A2CT Presents Seussical The Musical
    at Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ†“
    09/10/2017
    2:00pm-4:00pm
    Preserving the Harvest
    at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ’™πŸ†“
    09/10/2017
    2:00pm-3:00pm
    WOOF! Doggy Storytime
    at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    πŸ†“
    09/10/2017
    3:00pm
    Hands-On Demo: Life - Fantastic Fluids
    at University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Ann Arbor Michigan
    09/10/2017
    5:30pm-7:30pm
    Coloring with Cats
    at Tiny Lions Lounge and Adoption Center, Ann Arbor MI

     

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