Dia De Los Muertos Fiesta, Little Shop of Horrors, Wild Child with Elliot Moss – This Week’s Friday 5

. October 30, 2015.
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This weekends events include a Day of the Dead party that will make your head spin, a scary classic show at Eastern Michigan University, and a cheese tour at Zingerman’s Creamery. Enjoy a safe and fun Halloween with our guide!

 

Friday, October 30

Dia De Los Muertos Fiesta (21+ ONLY)
10:00PM
Aventura Restaurant
Tickets starting at $20

There is a time to be good and a time to be bad. Your soul is invited to our home to celebrate The Day Of The Dead with a traditional twist of dancing, food, and drinks. Featuring DJ Graffiti, burlesque dancers, face painting, photo booth, specialty cocktails, and dancing.

Aventura Restaurant, 216 Washington St.
734-369-3153 | aventuraannarbor.com

 

Little Shop of Horrors
7:00PM
Eastern Michigan University Theatre
$7-$15

Little Shop of Horrors is a campy, dark musical comedy with a science fiction twist featuring book & lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. Welcome to Mushnik's Flower Shop where we meet Seymour Krelborn, meek shop clerk and genuine nice guy. Tired of life in the gutter, Seymour dreams of fame, fortune and love. His heart is set on secret crush and co-worker, Audrey who is busy chasing her self-worth through the wrong men, namely a sadistic dentist. Sweet, sultry, and insecure, Audrey also dreams of someone to love her. She longs for a perfect little family in a perfect little house outside of Skid Row, preferably "Somewhere That's Green". In his quest for something better, Seymour finds and cares for a strange plant that he names Audrey II.

Quirk Dramatic Arts Building, 103 Quirk, Ypsilanti
734-487-1220 | emutix.com

 

Saturday, October 31

AADL Costume Contest
Noon
Ann Arbor District Library Downtown
Free

Come in your best, craziest, or most outrageous costume to AADL's inaugural costume contest. Be prepared to dazzle the judges and the audience. There will be multiple prizes in multiple categories. Judging begins at noon with the awards ceremony at 2:30 pm. event, sure to be the highlight of Ann Arbor's Halloween celebrations.

Ann Arbor District Library Downtown, 343 S. Fifth Ave.
734-327-4200 | aadl.org

 

Wild Child with Elliot Moss
8:00PM
The Ark
$15

Wild Child offers velvety melodies, storyline drive, and a wry delivery that established them from the start as a band of uncommon character and narrative reach. Their infectious hooks and fully-realized sound have so far earned the group national exposure.

The Ark, 316 S. Main St.
734-761-1800 | theark.org

 

Sunday, November 1

1st Sunday Tour
Zingerman’s Creamery
2:00pm
$10

Join Zingerman’s cheese and gelato makers for an hour-long adventure as we transform local milk into delicious cheese and gelato. You'll watch fresh mozzarella be stretched into shape, taste cow’s and goat’s milk cheeses while staff explain the cheesemaking process, and sample delicious fresh gelato. After the tour, make time for tasting a selection of American cheeses and provisions, as well as house made gelatos and sorbets in the cheese shop.

Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr.
734-929-0500 | zingermanscreamery.com

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