The Spinner’s Flock handspinning guild once again will host their popular annual Holiday Fair. This event is not only for lover’s of fiber art, there are plenty of great handcrafted items perfect for holiday gifts. Of course there will be a large selection of handspun yarns as well as knitted, woven and felted garments. There will also be purses, jewelry, toys, dolls, ornaments and felted wall hangings for sale. Handspinning equipment and demonstrations of handspinning and other fiber arts will take place throughout the event. 10am-4pm. Free. Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd. 734- 475-7922. www.spinnersflock.com
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.