While visiting the Ann Arbor area this November, the variety of special events taking place will have you discovering your new favorite places and hobbies, in addition to further exploring your already-found passions! From unique, annual shopping events like Pop on Main Street in Milan, or national touring performances such as Elvis Costello & The Imposters stopping in Ann Arbor, to annual Holiday events like the Ladies' Literary Club Annual Holiday Bazaar in Ypsilanti, there is certainly something for everyone happening here in the Ann Arbor area!

Saline Fall Craft Show
The Saline Craft Shows have been nationally recognized by Sunshine Artist’s 2019 “200 Best” list for Classic and Contemporary Craft shows! Held bi-annually, this 33-year old event features over 270 vendor booths from 14 states selling hand-crafted products created from original designs, providing a unique and extraordinary shopping experience for shoppers of all kinds.

Bonfyre Trail Fest – Trail Run
Calling all runners and racers! Participate in the first-ever Bonfyre Trail Fest- a 5 Mile, 10.7 Mile, or 19 Mile trail run taking place at Michigan’s largest park in the Lower Peninsula. Run along the DTE Energy Foundation Trail, located within Waterloo State Recreation Area and enjoy treading through different terrains along your route. After the run, grab a beer and listen to live music in the beer garden, or check out the roaring bonfire and make yourself some s’mores!

U-M Football VS Michigan State University 
Attend one of the most highly anticipated college football games of the year! Enjoy the experience of a football game at the largest stadium by capacity in the nation. Bring your friends, grab some stadium concessions, and have fun joining in on this friendly rivalry. This is the game you won’t want to miss! Which team will bring home the Paul Bunyan Trophy this year? 

November 1

All Hallows Illumination of Frog Island Park
Frog Island Park
699 Rice St., Ypsilanti

90th Season Gala
Ann Arbor Civic Theatre
322 W. Ann St., Ann Arbor

First Fridays Ypsilanti
Downtown Ypsilanti

yMusic
Rackham Auditorium
915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor
 

November 2

John Cameron Mitchell – The Origin of Love Tour
U-M Hill Auditorium
825 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor

Liszt & Tchaikovky
Michigan Theater
603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor

Motawi Winter Tile Extravaganza
Motawi Tileworks
170 Enterprise Dr., Ann Arbor
 

November 5

Wilco – North American Tour
U-M Hill Auditorium
825 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor
 

November 6

Fustini’s Cooking Class: Tailgate Party
Fustini’s Oils & Vinegars
407 N. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor
 

November 8

Follies in Concert by Stephen Sondheim & James Goldmanv
Theatre Nova
410 W. Huron St., Ann Arbor

Dragster Presents: Nina West
Necto Nightclub
516 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor
 

November 9

Literati Bookstore Presents: Andre Aciman
Rackham Auditorium
915 E Washington St., Ann Arbor

Wine, Women & Shopping
Main Street, Chelsea
 

November 10

2nd Annual Craft & Vendor Show
UAW Hall
8975 Textile Rd., Ypsilanti
 

November 13

Jason Marsalis & The 21st Century Trad Band
Blue LLama Jazz Club
314 S. Main St., Ann Arbor
 

November 15

EMU Digital Marketing Workshop; Keynote Speaker Garlin Gilchrist
Eastern Michigan University Student Center
900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti

Alvin Waddles: Fats Waller’s Review
Kerrytown Concert House
415 N. Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor
 

November 15-16

Teac Damsa – Loch Na Heala (Swan Lake)
Power Center
121 Fletcher St., Ann Arbor
 

November 16

A Day to Remember: Degenerates Tour
Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center
799 N. Hewitt Rd., Ypsilanti

Wonderland Ball
Bobcat Bonnie’s
200 W. Cross St., Ypsilanti
 

November 17

Ellen Rowe’s All About the Trio: Back to the Basics
Kerrytown Concert House
415 N. Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor
 

November 19

Gender Embodiment Workshop
Ann Arbor YMCA
400 W. Washington St., Ann Arbor

Invitation to Kabuki: Lecture and Performance by Actor Kyozo Nakamura
U-M Museum of Art, Helmut Stern Auditorium
525 S. State St., Ann Arbor
 

November 20

Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Michigan Theater
603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor
 

November 21

Ken Jeong: Laughter is the Best Medicine
Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center
799 N. Hewitt Rd., Ypsilanti


November 22-23

James “Blood” Ulmer
Blue LLama Jazz Club
314 S. Main St., Ann Arbor
 

November 23

Tour of Zingerman’s Coffee Company
Zingerman’s Coffee Company
3723 Plaza Dr. #5, Ann Arbor
 

November 27

2019 Ann Arbor Tech Homecoming
Cahoots

206 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor
 

November 28

Ann Arbor Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot
Running Fit
123 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor
 

November 29

EMU Football vs Kent State
Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center
799 N. Hewitt Rd., Ypsilanti
 

November 30

U-M Football VS. Ohio State
Michigan Stadium
1201 S. Main St., Ann Arbor


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