… 50 Ways To Leave Ann Arbor

. June 26, 2013.

Take an out of town Dep, Shep …
NachtLaw attorney Nicholas Roumel will be taking depositions in Harbor Springs, on the shores of Lake Michigan, and unfortunately missing Ann Arbor Art Fair weekend. But there will be the
“Oil Painters of America Summer Salon 2013.”

The Oil Painters of America’s first ever Summer Salon will be hosted by the Crooked Tree Arts Center during the summer of 2013! On display will be over 400 paintings from across the United States representing the best oil painting in the country. The Center will be transformed into a salon style exhibition space with fine art, lectures, workshops and special events.

June 21-August 31
Crooked Tree Arts Center
www.crookedtree.org
(231) 347-4337

Enjoy Public Art, Bart …
It’s everywhere. From Charles Ginnever’s “Daedalus” on the lawn of the UM Art Museum, to the Herbert Dreiseitl water sculpture at the Ann Arbor Municipal Building, to the seven recreated masterpiece paintings in downtown Ann Arbor, to a Mary Thiefels’ mural … it doesn’t need to be July to find art in Ann Arbor.

 

 

Slip into the shadows, Joe …
Ypsilanti Shadow Art Fair

Saturday, July 20
Noon-Midnight
Corner Brewery, 720 Norris St.Ypsilanti
www.arborbrewing.com

 

 

Drive your Mustang to Bellevue, Stu …
“33rd Mustang Roundup and All-Ford Picnic.” Join other muscle car enthusiasts at the “World’s Largest Annual Gathering of Mustangs.”

July 18-21, 2013
Bellevue College, Bellevue, WA
Event Info: www.mustangsnorthwest.org

 

Go to the Palace, Single Ladies …
“The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour Starring Beyonce” See Mrs. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter perform live in her fourth world tour.

July 20 at 8pm
Ticket Info: www.ticketmaster.com

 

Hie Thee To Stratford, Will …
Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”

July 17, 19 – 2pm; July 20 – 8pm
Festival Theatre, Stratford, ON (Canada)
Ticket Information: www.stratfordfestival.ca

 

 

 

Pluck your Harp, Bob …
Bob Jones University Harp Camp. Learn to play harp for your cloud in heaven, at this 86 year old evangelical college.

July 14-19
Bob Jones University,
Greeneville, SC
www.bju.edu

 

 

Be a Good Sport, Mort …
84th Major League All Star Game. It’s the first time the Midsummer Classic will take place at the home of the Mets since 1964.

Tuesday, July 14, 2013 (time TBD)
Citi Field (New York Mets’ home field)
Flushing, NY
Ticket Info: www.mlb.com

 

 

Southbound, not down.
Toledo Ohio, Home to one of the most prestigious art museums in the world, one of the finest Zoos in the United States, and one heck of a baseball team—the Toledo Mud Hens—our neighbors in Ohio know how to have a good time. toledo.oh.gov/

Grand Rapids, Ohio
Just south of the Maumee River, Grand Rapids is like the Venice of the midwest—full of antique architecture, as well as fine canoeing, shiopping, and home of the renowned Kerr House. www.grandrapidsohio.com

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