Arbor Annie's Weekend Picks - November 8-10

Arbor Annie’s Weekend Roundup – November 8-10

This is a big weekend for local museums and for performances. Plus, plenty of other fun events.

Arbor Annie's Weekend Picks - November 8-10

Arbor Annie’s Weekend Picks

This is the weekend to visit a local museum (or two or three), take in a show (or two), and more.


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Weekend Museum Highlights

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum has their TechTwilight Family Day on Saturday. They hosted us at Thursday’s Premiere Night. Be sure to check our Instagram or Facebook Story for pics & video.

TechTwilight: Science - Technology - Art - Imagination

The Second Phase of the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History opens on Sunday! Stop by to see their three new exhibits and 2 new labs.


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Beyond Ann Arbor, it is also a free day to visit The Henry Ford (Saturday) or Michigan Science Center (Sunday).

Not to be left out, both the Kelsey Museum and the UM Museum of Art have family events.

Weekend Performances

Pioneer Theatre Guild continues their performances of Matilda this weekend. They hosted us last weekend to provide a review. Check out what we loved about the show.

PTG Matilda - Students on the Playground

Saturday we are heading to Detroit for Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live. We can’t wait!

Saturday night is also the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra’s The Music of Star Wars. We really enjoyed the concert the last time they performed it.


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Ann Arbor Civic Theatre’s Junior Theatre is performing To Find a Wonder this weekend.

You can also get a sneak peek of The Nutcracker with the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet at Ann Arbor District Library. Be sure to check out our Nutcracker Guide for all upcoming performances.

Ann Arbor Nutcracker Performances

Other Weekend Highlights

The fall JLC Bookstore is this weekend at the Washtenaw County Fairgrounds. Head out and find some new to you reading material for the holiday season.

Saturday is Neighborhood Toy Store Day.


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Top Weekend Event Picks

Friday Picks

  • 9:00am-8:00pm Giant Book Sale at Washtenaw Farm Council Fairgrounds
  • 5:00pm-9:00pm Pets & Pajamas Movie Night at Humane Society of Huron Valley
  • 6:00pm-8:00pm Fall Harvest DIY Crafts at Malletts Creek Branch Library
  • 7:30pm Matilda at Pioneer High School
  • 7:30pm To Find a Wonder at Scarlett Middle School
  • Saturday Picks

  • 9:00am-11:00am A2 Turkey Trot at Hudson Mills Metropark
  • 9:00am-8:00pm Giant Book Sale at Washtenaw Farm Council Fairgrounds
  • 9:30am-5:00pm National STEAM Day - FREE Admission at Henry Ford Museum
  • 11:00am-12:00pm Finger-Knit Snakes at Traverwood Branch of AADL
  • 11:00am-3:00pm Neighborhood Toy Store Day at Learning Express Toys of Ann Arbor
  • 11:00am-12:00pm The Nutcracker with the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet at Downtown Branch of AADL
  • 12:00pm-4:00pm 2019 Ann Arbor Synth Expo at Westgate Branch of AADL
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm MAKEbreak: Christmas Ornament at Michaels
  • 1:00pm To Find a Wonder at Scarlett Middle School
  • 2:00pm-8:00pm TechTwilight Family Day at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
  • 3:30pm To Find a Wonder at Scarlett Middle School
  • 7:30pm Matilda at Pioneer High School
  • 8:00pm The Music of Star Wars at Michigan Theater

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    Sunday Picks

  • 9:00am-5:00pm Museum Opening: Part 2 at University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
  • 10:00am-2:00pm Fingerprint Jewelry Event at The Little Seedling
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm Countdown Calendars at Downtown Branch of AADL
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm Fifth Avenue Press Book Release Reception: AADL's Local Publishing Imprint at Downtown Branch of AADL
  • 1:00pm To Find a Wonder at Scarlett Middle School
  • 2:00pm Matilda at Pioneer High School
  • 3:30pm To Find a Wonder at Scarlett Middle School
  • Movies

    The new family-friendly movie this weekend is Playing with Fire.
    Arctic Dogs opened last weekend.It is an animated movies about Arctic Fox working in the mailroom of Arctic Blast Delivery. Other family movies in theater are Maleficent: Mistress of Evil  and Addams Family both of which opened in October.

    Other films in the theater include:

    • Harriet
    • Downton Abbey
    • Judy

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    Upcoming Family Friendly movies through next spring are:

    • March 6 – Onward
    • March 27 – Mulan
    • March 27 – The Queen’s Corgi
    • April 3 – The New Mutants
    • April 3 – Peter Rabbit 2
    • April 17 – Trolls World Tour
    • May 1 – Black Widow
    • May 15 – Scoob
    • May 22 – The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run
    • May 29 – Artemis Fowl
    • June 5 – Wonder Woman 1984
    • June 19 – Soul
    • July 3 – Minions: The Rise of Gru
    • July 10 – Ghostbusters: Afterlife
    • July 24 – Jungle Cruise
    • August 14 – The One and Only Ivan
    • August 21 – Bill & Ted Face the Music
    • September 4 – Monster Hunter
    • October 2 – Venom 2
    • October 9 – The Witches
    • November 6 – Eternals
    • November 13 – Clifford the Big Red Dog
    • November 20 – Godzilla vs. Kong
    • November 25 – Raya and the Last Dragon
    • December 18 – Dune
    • December 18 – West Side Story
    • December 25 – The Croods 2
    • December 25 – Tom and Jerry

    Upcoming Sponsored Events

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    All Weekend Events

    Friday, November 8, 2019

    Date/Time Event
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    11/08/2019
    9:00am-8:00pm
    Giant Book Sale
    at Washtenaw Farm Council Fairgrounds, Ann Arbor Michigan
    11/08/2019
    11:30am-12:30pm
    Kids Play Time
    at Michigan Academy of Gymnastics, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🎟
    11/08/2019
    5:00pm-9:00pm
    Pets & Pajamas Movie Night
    at Humane Society of Huron Valley, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓
    11/08/2019
    6:00pm-8:00pm
    Fall Harvest DIY Crafts
    at Malletts Creek Branch Library, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🎟
    11/08/2019
    7:30pm

    Matilda


    at Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor Michigan
    Disclosure: Pioneer Theatre Guild has sponsored this listing of Matilda The Musical.Pioneer Theatre Guild's Fall Musical is Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical. It is the first time a Michigan High School has performed the show.Matilda the Musical brings Roald Dahl's classic to life. Matilda is a little girl with astonishing...Read More
    💙
    11/08/2019
    7:30pm
    To Find a Wonder
    at Scarlett Middle School, Ann Arbor Michigan

    Saturday, November 9, 2019

    Date/Time Event
    💙🎟
    11/09/2019
    9:00am-11:00am
    A2 Turkey Trot
    at Hudson Mills Metropark, Dexter Michigan
    💙
    11/09/2019
    9:00am-8:00pm
    Giant Book Sale
    at Washtenaw Farm Council Fairgrounds, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓
    11/09/2019
    9:30am-5:00pm
    National STEAM Day - FREE Admission
    at Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn Michigan
    💙🆓
    11/09/2019
    11:00am-12:00pm
    Finger-Knit Snakes
    at Traverwood Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    🆓
    11/09/2019
    11:00am-12:00pm
    Gentle Hatha Yoga with certified yoga instructor Raina LaGrand
    at Malletts Creek Branch Library, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓
    11/09/2019
    11:00am-3:00pm
    Neighborhood Toy Store Day
    at Learning Express Toys of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor MI
    11/09/2019
    11:00am-2:00pm
    Second Saturdays
    at Riverside Arts Center, Ypsilanti MI
    💙🆓
    11/09/2019
    11:00am-12:00pm
    The Nutcracker with the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet
    at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓
    11/09/2019
    12:00pm-4:00pm
    2019 Ann Arbor Synth Expo
    at Westgate Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓
    11/09/2019
    1:00pm-3:00pm
    MAKEbreak: Christmas Ornament
    at Michaels, Ann Arbor Michigan
    🆓
    11/09/2019
    1:00pm-3:00pm
    NaNoWriMo Free Write Session
    at Westgate Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    11/09/2019
    1:00pm-2:30pm
    Open Gym
    at Champion Gymnastics, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙
    11/09/2019
    1:00pm
    To Find a Wonder
    at Scarlett Middle School, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙
    11/09/2019
    2:00pm-8:00pm
    TechTwilight Family Day
    at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor MI
    💙
    11/09/2019
    3:30pm
    To Find a Wonder
    at Scarlett Middle School, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🎟
    11/09/2019
    7:30pm

    Matilda


    at Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor Michigan
    Disclosure: Pioneer Theatre Guild has sponsored this listing of Matilda The Musical.Pioneer Theatre Guild's Fall Musical is Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical. It is the first time a Michigan High School has performed the show.Matilda the Musical brings Roald Dahl's classic to life. Matilda is a little girl with astonishing...Read More
    💙
    11/09/2019
    8:00pm
    The Music of Star Wars
    at Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor MI

    Sunday, November 10, 2019

    Date/Time Event
    💙🆓
    11/10/2019
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Museum Opening: Part 2
    at University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🎟
    11/10/2019
    10:00am-2:00pm
    Fingerprint Jewelry Event
    at The Little Seedling, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓
    11/10/2019
    1:00pm-2:30pm
    Countdown Calendars
    at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓
    11/10/2019
    1:00pm-3:00pm
    Fifth Avenue Press Book Release Reception: AADL's Local Publishing Imprint
    at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙
    11/10/2019
    1:00pm
    To Find a Wonder
    at Scarlett Middle School, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🎟
    11/10/2019
    2:00pm

    Matilda


    at Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor Michigan
    Disclosure: Pioneer Theatre Guild has sponsored this listing of Matilda The Musical.Pioneer Theatre Guild's Fall Musical is Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical. It is the first time a Michigan High School has performed the show.Matilda the Musical brings Roald Dahl's classic to life. Matilda is a little girl with astonishing...Read More
    💙
    11/10/2019
    3:30pm
    To Find a Wonder
    at Scarlett Middle School, Ann Arbor Michigan

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