Autumn is here and about to show it’s colors so its time to take the short drive down to Lenawee County where every year the City of Tecumseh gathers for a communal celebration of the fall with the annual Appleumpkin Festival. There will be midway rides, carnival games, plenty of local food vendors, beer tent and make your own scarecrow at the Make-It-Take-It Scarecrow Tent. Also, browse the Antique Street Fair, Flea Market and the Arts and Crafts Show featuring regional artists, and all the wonderful local businesses and shops downtown Tecumseh has to offer. This year the west end of Tecumseh expands the festivities to include a bike show, antique tractor show and chili cook off, with a convenient shuttle to take visitors back and forth from downtown. For a full schedule of events go online. Sat., 9am-6pm;Sun., 10am-5pm. Downtown Tecumseh & the West End. 517-424-6003. www.downtowntecumseh.com
DIYpsi Aug 18 & Aug 19 at ABC Microbrewery I’ve detected an increasing amount of positive energy generating from the independent arts community of Ypsilanti over the last several years, grassroots efforts that stoke a sense of pride and celebration of the local culture scene, from First Fridays and Bona Sera, to the Threads All
If you missed Eighth Grade at Cinetopia, it’s finally officially playing this week at The State! Eighth Grade is this generation’s Sixteen Candles, Breakfast Club, and Welcome To The Dollhouse. If you’ve wondered what adolescence in the digital age is like, this movie’s strength is capturing Generation Z middle school life—while remaining universal.
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When performing plays, actors use props, costumes and set pieces to immerse themselves in the story. Spinning Dot Theatre repertory company members Aya Aziz and Forrest Hejkal, who star in the North American premiere of Chelsea Woolley’s two-hander, The Mountain, had extra help preparing to portray children on a playground; they did some of their