Things to Do in Saline This Weekend

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 07/25/2013 - 01:39

With sunny skies and mild temperatures in the weather forecast, it's a great weekend to get out and enjoy the town. Here's a guide to this weekend in Saline. As always, feel free to add your events in our comments. And be sure to add them on our events calendar, too.

Downtown Concert for Cowboys and Cowgirls

What: Modern Day Drifters Play the Summer Music Series

When: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Where: South Ann Arbor Street, downtown Saline

Why: Come see all your friends (and make new ones) in downtown Saline as the Modern Day Drifters play a free concert in Downtown Saline. Their brand of country music is new, young and exciting. Saline Main Street is giving away 100 cowboy hats at the concert to promote the Oct. 26 Wicked Kickin' Hoedown. As always, artists from Two Twelve Arts Center will be downtown providing chalk for kids who want to draw on the road.

Summer Evenings with the Rainforest Animals

What:  Rainforest Fieldtrip at The Creature Conservancy

When: Thursday, 5 p.m.

Where: 4940 Ann Arbor-Saline Road,

Why:  learn about fascinating animals from all over the world!  In this first of five programs, you'll meet rainforest animals from South America, including Poco, a Two-toed Sloth, and five more!  Registration is required - please visit our website for details:  Seating is limited to 30, so register soon!

Fresh Food, Veggies and More

What: Farmers Markets

When: Thursday 2 to 7 p.m. (Pittsfield), Saturday. 8 a.m. to noon (Saline)

Where: Pittsfield Township Hall and the paarking lot behind Benny's.

Why: Here's 10 reasons to shop farmers markets.

Watching Movies Under the Stars

What:  Movie in the Park & Family Camp out

When: Friday, 6:30 p.m. until Saturday morning

Where: Mill Pond Park

Why: Imagine the old drive-in movie theaters, but without the cars. Now add a family camp out. The movie and activities are free. Cost is $10 per tent for campers, and that includes a free continental breakfast.

Sunday Night Concert at Mangiamo Italian Grill

What: Bill Bynum and Company Concert (Acoustic Routes Concerts)

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Mangiamo, 105 W. Michigan Ave., downtown Saline

Why: Crowd pleaser Bill Bynum is no stranger to Saline. Listen to him play at Saline's newest concert venue. Cover charge is $10.

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