The Weekend 5: OUTFest, MGoBlog, Roller Derby, Dragon Boats, Improv

. August 5, 2016.

OUTFest & Pride Picnic
Celebrate the diversity of sexual orientation and gender identity this weekend at OUTFest 2016. Though the party stretches all weekend, Saturday is an all-day shindig packed with drag performances, slam poetry and burlesque shows, all capped with a dance party. -SF 

Jim Toy Community Center, 319 Braun CT, Ann Arbor
Friday, August 5, at 8pm to Sunday, August 7, at 4pm, Free

MGoBlog Presents: Hail To The Victors 2016 at Circus Bar
The people behind MGoBlog, likely the best news source for everything Michigan Football, are releasing this season's version of "Hail to The Victors," an insight-dense Michigan Football guide for 2016. Munch free popcorn and swill booze while the authors preview the guide's sections. -SF

Circus Bar, 210 S. First St., Ann Arbor 
Friday, August 5, 7pm, Free

Silver Screenings Playbook
It's movie night mixed with the hijinks of Pointless Brewery and Theatre's improv team. Comic shorts from the Detroit Metro area will be shown, showcasing the funniest and most innovative filmmakers on the scene today. One weekend only! -ZM 

Pointless Brewery & Theatre, 222 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor
Friday, August 5, 8:00pm – 9:30pm, Free

Dragon Boat Festival
This festival celebrates engineering and craftsmanship in the form of homemade boats competing in Dragonboat races at the beautiful Robin Hills Farm. Come for the wacky homemade creations or to cheer your favorite on through the competition. Your dad would love this. -JB

Robin Hills Farm, 20390 M-52, Chelsea. 
Saturday, August 6, 9am to 4pm. $5.

Ann Arbor Roller Derby Double Header
They call these things Kill Squard Bouts. No joke. The Arbor Bruising Co. matches up against the Flint City Derby Girls before the Ypsilanti Vigilantes duke it out against the Killamazoo Derby Darlins. There's halftime entertainment, kids activities before the after party at Bona Sera in Ypsi. Grab your tickets now. -SF

Buhr Park, 2751 Packard Rd., Ann Arbor
Saturday, August 6, 5pm, $11 

 

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