The Weekend 5: Cabaret, Bikers and a Birthday Party

. September 1, 2016.
Luxotica Cabaret
The Weekend 5: Things to do in Ann Arbor this weekend

Free Community Class: Ona Flow with Ana Hough

Never tried yoga before but you’ve been meaning to? Stretch into the weekend with this community Ona Flow class taught by A2 Yoga founder Ana Hough. While the class is technically free, donating what you feel like is always a nice courtesy. And you’re courteous? -SF

A2 Yoga, 2030 Commerce Blvd, Ann Arbor
Friday, August 12, 5:30-6:30pm, free

The Lunch Room 3rd Birthday Party

The Lunch Room has now been around for three years as a vegan go-to and are celebrating their 3rd birthday with a big party. The party starts with a DJ and ends with some live Motown. There will also be a food, birthday cake and a cheeky champagne toast. -JB

The Lunch Room, 407 N 5th Ave, Ann Arbor
Saturday, August 13, 5-9pm, free

7th Annual Ton Up Motorcycle & Music Festival

That revving sound that’s shaking your insides? That’s the Ton Up Motorcycle and Music Festival invading Ypsilanti’s Depot Town with badass bikes, mopeds, dinky gas-powered scooters, and music. And food. Music and food and motorcycles. For free. You don’t even have to ride a bike. -SF
Depot Town, Ypsilanti
Saturday, August 13, 2016, 12-11:30pm, free

Fruit: A Literary Reclamation for the Unseen

The inaugural event for this progressive reading series that features marginalized voices, including local artists and event curators Inam Kang, Tariq Luthun and Nadine Marshall. -ZM

Literati, 124 E Washington St, Ann Arbor
Saturday, August 13, 7pm, free

Luxotica Lounge Cabaret

Get weird at the Blind Pig with Luxotica Lounge Cabaret’s seductive circus striptease set to live music. Expect this tastefully bizarre disrobing event to include fire eating, acrobatics and spinning tassels. There’s knife juggling too. -SF

Blind Pig, 208 S 1st St, Ann Arbor
Saturday, August 13, 9:30pm, $10 

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