Fall is quickly approaching, which means you’ll be enjoying the best weather in the Midwest for the variety of things to do this September! Whether you love cars, festivals, events out of the ordinary or all of the above, you will find exactly what you’re looking for when visiting the Ann Arbor area.

Take a trip down memory lane with Milan Dragway’s Nostalgia Drags, and go back in time in Ypsilanti by visiting the 24th Annual Orphan Car Show, this year featuring the “Corvair.” Wanting to explore more or try something new? You won’t have to travel far to experience Russian and Ukrainian culture and heritage at the Ann Arbor Russian Festival. Or, spend time among friends and family Dancing in the Streets of downtown Ann Arbor! Which unique events will you be attending in the Ann Arbor area?

 

Saline Oktoberfest 2019

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Saline! Join in the fun for this 15th annual celebration where you can dance to traditional German music after you finish your delicious German meal and beer! This two-day event will feature a festive Bier Garten where you will find both German and American beers (ages 21+ only). You will also find a free children’s activity area, classic German games and live entertainment! This event celebrates Saline’s relationship with sister city, Lindenberg, Germany.
 

Rasa Performing Arts Festival

This multi-arts festival, now in its third year, will bring Internationally known artists to Washtenaw Community College to perform exciting routines in an evening filled with India-themed classical and folk dances.  This innovative concert aims to bring together Indian and western music traditions. You will also experience both traditional and cutting-edge work in visual, literary, media/films and culinary arts during this event. This festival is one you won’t want to miss!

 

September 1

Sundays in the Garden: Seth Bernard & Jordan Hamilton

Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse

307 N. River St., Ypsilanti 

 

September 3

Literati Bookstore Presents: John U. Bacon

Hill Auditorium

825 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor

 

September 4

Harry Allen Quartet

Kerrytown Concert House

415 N. 4th Ave., Ann Arbor

 

September 6

First Fridays Ypsilanti

Downtown, Ypsilanti

 

September 6

Literati Bookstore Presents: Randall Munroe

Rackham Auditorium

915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor

 

September 6

Festival of the Honey Bee

Downtown, Ypsilanti 

 

September 7

Swap & Spin!

Ypsilanti Freighthouse

100 Market Pl., Ypsilanti

 

September 7

U-M Football vs. Army

Michigan Stadium

1201 S. Main St., Ann Arbor

 

September 10

Zentangle Essentials

USArtQuest

18650 W. Old US Hwy 12, Chelsea

 

September 10

Wallace House Presents McKenzie Funk on Climate Change

Wallace House Gardens

620 Oxford Rd., Ann Arbor

 

September 13

Ax Plays Brahms

Hill Auditorium

825 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor

 

September 13

Route 23 Craft Beer Walk 2019

Milan Main St., Milan

 

September 14

8th Annual Taste of Health 

Grass Lake Sanctuary

18580 Grass Lake Rd., Manchester

 

September 15

Amadeus Live: Film with Live Orchestra

Hill Auditorium

825 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor

 

September 19

NVRCH Music Festival

EMU Convocation Center

799 N. Hewitt Rd., Ypsilanti

 

September 19

Milan 3rd Thursdays: Walk This Way

Milan Main St., Milan

 

September 20

Glow in the Park 5K

Rolling Hills County Park

7660 Stony Creek Rd., Ypsilanti

 

September 21

West Cross Cider Festival

Collage Place St., Ypsilanti

 

September 22

Chefs in the Garden: Chef Ji Hye Kim of Zingerman’s Miss Kim

Growing Hope Center & Urban Garden

922 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti

 

September 22

Farm to Table Fabulous Feast

Gordon Hall

3443 Inverness St., Dexter

 

September 22

Pittsfield Township Harvest Festival

Sutherland-Wilson Farmstead

797 Textile Rd., Ann Arbor

 

September 22

Old West Side Home Tour

520 W. Jefferson St., Ann Arbor

 

September 27

For King & Country

EMU Convocation Center

799 N. Hewitt Rd., Ypsilanti

 

September 28

38th Annual Webster Fall Festival

Corner of Webster Church & Farrell Roads, Dexter

 

September 28

Parisian Soirée

Kerrytown Concert House

415 N. 4th Ave., Ann Arbor

 

September 29

Heritage Market

Hack House

775 County St., Milan

 

September 29

The Third Place Concert Series

Bløm Meadworks

100 S. 4th Ave. #110, Ann Arbor