All posts by Grace Jensen

Holy Bones Halloween Market

An entire market just for creepy and crawly crafts this Halloween? No, it’s not a trick! Browse spooky art, watch witchy performances and join in the frightening festivities. All proceeds from space fees, sponsorships and donations go to the Ypsilanti Performance Space, Inc., a renovated church-turned-community cultural space. 10am | Saturday, October 5 Ypsilanti Performance

Ypsi converts building into affordable housing for seniors

The Ypsilanti City Council approved the purchase of an apartment building at 206-210 N. Washington to be converted into affordable housing. The building’s interior suffered significant damage in a 2017 fire. The previous owner’s failure to make repairs, estimated at $1.5 million, and subsequent delinquency in taxes on the abandoned property lead to its foreclosure.

Glass Pumpkin Fest

For the 7th year, the Ann Arbor Farmers Market will be filled with glass pumpkins just in time for Halloween. The Glass Academy will hold live glass blowing demonstrations for all ages, and all pumpkins will be available for sale. Get into the fall spirit, watch art being created, and pick up beautiful locally-made Halloween

Washtenaw County and Northfield Township Historical Society Receive Grant

The Washtenaw County Historic District received a $15,000 grant to complete the ongoing Reconnaissance Level Survey of Northfield Township, which aims to document the historical resources in Northfield Township and evaluate its architectural and historical significance, by September 2020. “Northfield Township has a rich agricultural and social history,” said Washtenaw County Commissioner Sue Shink. “Many

Arlo Guthrie at the Ark

Arlo Guthrie, American folk singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist and son of Woody Guthrie, will perform live at the Ark on his Alice’s Restaurant – Back By Popular Demand Tour!, which marks the 50th anniversary of the 1969 film starring Guthrie as himself. Guthrie, performing for almost 60 years, is still going strong and keeping classic folk

Ann Arbor Wayzgoose & Printing Festival

Visit the Ann Arbor District Library downtown for this two-day festival celebrating everything printmaking. Events include artist presentations, author readings, hands-on workshops, gallery talks, speakers and a vendor fair. Learn about local printers, the mediums of letterpress, screen printing and block printing, along with the history of the printmaking industry. Over 40 vendors will be