PPNA Happenings

Happenings, history and news of the Prospect Park Neighborhood and Ypsilanti

Things to Do in Ypsi This Weekend

Posted by ppna on June 13, 2008

Once again there is a lot to do in Ypsilanti this weekend.

Tonight:
Lady Sunshine & The X-Band on Washington Street as part of the Ypsilanti Crossroads Festival — In the event of Rain the event moves indoors to Club Divine.

Second Friday Business Night Downtown — I don’t know much about this event except that some businesses stay open late on the 2nd Friday of every month, I think there is a raffle of some sort. If you know what goes on please comment.

Saturday:
The Wurst of Ypsilanti –– A fund raiser for Rutherford Pool. The event kicks off at 4 pm and ends at 10 pm at the Crossroads Summer Festival Stage on Washington Street between Michigan Avenue and Pearl St. Tickets are $20 in advance (you can pick them up at the Crossroads Festival), $25 at the gate. Kids 12 and under are $5 anytime. The ticket price includes all you can eat sausages, bratwursts and side dishes. Lemonade and water are included. Beer and pop are available for additional fees on the Pub 13 patio.
Festival goers will enjoy Live Music Featuring:
Hullabaloo from 4-7 pm
Third Coast Kings from 7-10 pm.

For a complete list of events including things at the Library, The Riverside Arts Center, Dreamland, The Bars, and other things visit the Queens Residence blog — there is a very comprehensive list.

Upcoming Event:

June 19-22 — Tucker Convention
June 21 and 22 — Ypsilanti Relay for Life
June 25th — WCC Jazz Band
June 26th — Ypsilanti Community Band
July 2nd — WCC Jazz Band
July 4 – Ypsilanti 4th of July Parade
July 5-6 — Camaro Fest
July 9th — WCC Jazz Band
July 11, 12th — Elvis Fest
July 16th — WCC Jazz Band
July 23rd — WCC Jazz Band
July 25th, 26th — Michigan Brewers Festival
August 6-8th — Triumph Car Show
August 15-16-17 — Heritage Festival
August 23rd – Fire Truck Muster
September 11th — Model T 100th Anniversary Tour
October 4th — Antique Truck Show
October 24th – Downtown Halloween Fall Festival

ALSO REMEMBER
June 5th through September 18th Every Thursday Night are the Depot Town Cruise Nights.

June 6-September 12 Ypsilanti Crossroads Music Festival Every Friday starting at 7pm on the corner of Washington St and west Michigan Ave.

June 3 till September 30th — Tuesday Night Motorcycle Mania outside Aubree’s Saloon on Cross Street.

June 4th – July 9th — Frog Island Music Series Every Wednesday at 7pm WCC Jazz Band, Ypsilanti Community Band & Symphony and more.

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