Things to To in Saline This Weekend

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 10/20/2017 - 01:20
The cast from "Oliver"- photo credit Peter DeHart

It doesn’t feel like autumn these days. At least not until the sun sets.

But here we are and it’s already the third weekend of October. Thanks for filling up our free community calendar. Register with our website and post events to get in future articles and our daily newsletter.

Here are a few things for you and your family or friends to do in and around Saline this weekend.

Lionel Bart’s Oliver!

What: Saline Area Players will perform Lionel Bart’s Oliver! 
When: 7:30 p.m. Oct, 20-21, and 2 p.m., Oct. 22.
Where:  Saline High School, 1300 Campus Parkway.
Why: Watch family theater at its best in this classic tale about an orphan boy navigating the gritty underworld of London.
Cost: $15 or $12 for children 12 and under.

Alvorada @ Brewed Awakenings

What: Alvorada performs live music at Brewed Awakenings Café.
When: 6:30 p.m. Friday
Where:  7025 E Michigan Ave.
Why: Alvorada's music is Pan-Latin/Jazz/Fusion, with Brazilian sounds at the forefront. The songs they perform are either original, or they are very original interpretations amd arrangements of classics in Brazilian and other Latin music.
Cost: No charge

Saline Outdoor Farmers Market

What: Weekly farmers market in downtown Saline.
When: 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday
Where:  This could be a little tricky. If it’s not in its usual place beside Benito’s Pizza, it’ll be in the farmer’s market behind Mac’s.
Why: Fresh produce. Locally produced baked goods. Supporting local farmers and food producers.
Cost: No charge to get in. You can use a credit or debit card to buy tokens to use with the vendors, too.

Isoceles @ Brewed Awakenings

What: Live music at Brewed Awakenings
When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday
Where:  7025 E Michigan Ave.
Why: Isosceles is a music trio which plays originals by Tim Berla, Jim Cooney, and Gary Logan and wide variety of covers from the worlds of jazz, pop, folk, and more. The members share the vocal duties and play a wide variety of instruments including guitar, bass, accordion, mandolin, flute, and more.
Cost: No charge.

Orchestra Concert

What: An evening of orchestral music.
When: 7 p.m., Saturday
Where:  Saline Middle School
Why: The SHS Chamber Orchestra is joining forces with Skyline High School's top orchestra and the Dexter Community Orchestra on Saturday, October 21st at Saline Middle School. Students from both high schools will perform combined with some of the top adult amateurs from the surrounding communities to perform major selections from the Symphonic Orchestra repertoire; Dvorak's New World Symphony Mvt. 4, Holst's Jupiter from the Planets, and Beethoven's Egmont Overture. The concert will be led by Maestro Anthony Elliott (read his bio here).
Cost: Free.

Wine Tasting Fundraiser

What: Wine Tasting Fundraiser for 5th Corner and Ryan Estrada Scholarship
When: 7 p.m., Saturday
Where:  Fifth Corner Teen Center (Willis and South Ann Arbor)
Why: Taste fine wines and sample craft cheeses while supporting Saline’s teen center and the Ryan Estrada Scholarship Fund.
Cost: $79/ticket. Get your tickets here.

Trunk or Treat

What: Trunk or Treat
When: 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday
Where:  Christ Our King Lutheran Church, 3255 Saline-Waterworks Road
Why: Good Halloween fun for the family. Costumes, bounce house, hot dogs, donuts and cider.
Cost: Free.


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