After a windy Wednesday wreaked havoc on so many families, Salinians could use a little fun this weekend.
Here are some of the local events in Saline this weekend, plucked from our community calendar. To be in our weekly listing, be sure to add your events to our calendar by Thursday morning. If you don't see your event here, add it in our comments section below.
Friday Night Fish Fry
What: The Knights of Columbus present the Friday Night Fish Fry.
When: 4-7 p.m., Friday
Where: St. Andrew Church, 910 Austin Road.
Why: The Knights serve beer battered cod, baked seasoned tilapia, fries, salad, augratin potatoes, mac and cheese, broccoli salad, coleslaw, desserts and more. The event helps fund many of the Knights projects and activities.
Cost: $10 for adults, $9 seniors, $6 children. Children under six eat free.
Snapshots of Life
What: "Snapshots: Stories of Life" is a local theater project inspired by the craft of storytelling, the discipline of journalism and the art of drama. The show centers around stories inspired by photographs from people's lives. Similar to other storytelling projects, such as The Moth Radio Hour on NPR, "Snapshots: Stories of Life" tells true stories on stage that connect with the audience through their intimacy and insight into human experience.
When: 8 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Eluminous Studios, 1205 Industrial Drive, Saline
Why: Watch stories behind your friends' and neighbors' most prized photos come to life on stage. It's a great local theater project.
What: A gym full of gently used children's clothing, toys, books and gear for a fraction of the cost of buying new. A room full of large items like strollers, bikes, pack & plays, cribs, scooters, tractors and more
When: 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday
Where: Saline Rec Center
Why: Great bargains for local moms.
Cost: $2 from 8:30 to 9 a.m. $1 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic Hometown Show
What: The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic play their annual Hometown Show. Joining the fiddlers are Ann Arbor's The Ragbirds. The Saline Middle School Fiddle Club also performs.
When: 7 p.m., Saturday
Where: Saline High School's Ellen Ewing Performing Arts Center.
Why: The Fiddlers' youthful spirit and budding musicianship is always worth the price of admission. The Ragbirds' genre-bending hybrid of indie-pop melodies and global rhythms are a wonderful bonus.
Cost: $15 for adults and $10 for students.