Things to Do this Fall in the Ann Arbor Area
Autumn has arrived! Although the temperatures are cooling down, this is still a great time to get outside and enjoy the beauty and bounty of nature before the snowflakes start to fall. We’ve included some options for great fall festivals, farms with apple and pumpkin picking, and (of course) football below.
Take in some history and satisfy your sweet tooth at the Dexter Cider Mill. They are the oldest continuously operated cider mill in Michigan, and they are now open with fall hours, Wednesday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm. In addition to natural cider, the Mill also offers a variety of delicious baked goods and weekend entertainment. Visit them at 3685 Central Street in Dexter.
Shinola, Ann Arbor
Are you looking for a high quality, American-made gift? Look no further than Shinola in downtown Ann Arbor, near our real estate office. Located at the corner of Main and Liberty, Shinola is best known for their watches (handmade in Detroit) and bicycles (frames made in Wisconsin and assembled in Detroit). However, their store also offers leather products, journals, pet accessories, and other gifts. Everything is proudly made in the USA. They are open 7 days a week and also offer coffee.
Address: 301 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104
Phone Number: (734) 389-7013
O Christmas Tree!
As we wrap up Thanksgiving celebrations and enjoy the first snowfalls, chances are you will start to see some cars driving around with a Christmas tree strapped to the top. If you enjoy a live Christmas tree, you may want to check out some of these local farms that offer pre-cut and cut-your-own options that will have you rocking around your tree in no time!
Hours: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 10am – Dark beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving
Address: 796 Warren Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Interesting Information: Braun’s offers pre-cut and cut-your-own fir and spruce trees, as well as stands, wreaths, and garland. They have been offering trees since 1996 and have over 50 acres to roam. Employees will shake and bale your tree for the trip home, and friendly dogs are welcome to come along!
Argo Nature Area is a beautiful 22 acre park along the Huron River, just north of downtown Ann Arbor, with parking located off of Longshore Drive. It offers multiple trails for hiking through the nature area, picnic spots, a dock, and public boat launch. The Argo Canoe Livery is open from April – October and provides rentals for canoes, kayaks, rafts, tubes, and stand-up paddle boats for individuals or larger groups.
Argo Park, Ann Arbor
Argo Park Walkway
Argo Pond Dock
View Across Argo Pond
The Avtomobile Clothing & Art store, downtown Ann Arbor
The Avtomobile Clothing & Art store is located at 309 E Libertyin the basement of the Bead store. I just saw the sign pictured above while I was out walking, enjoying the gorgeous early spring weather we’ve had here in Ann Arbor. Head down and see whats shakin’ at this vintage shop!
Squares, Downtown Ann Arbor
Squares, Located at 241 E. Liberty in Downtown Ann Arbor is open for business! They have a full menu of sandwiches and wraps and more! Stop in on your lunch break and grab a bite.
Rocky Mountain Candy Co., downtown Ann Arbor
The Rocky Mountain Candy Co., in downtown Ann Arbor is located at 521 E Liberty. Its the go to place for all your candy and chocolate needs. You can sit and eat it there, or a take a few to go.
2208 Maple Creek, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
2208 Maple Creek, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
The Bouma Group SOLD 2208 Maple Creek in Ann Arbor. This Ann Arbor home comes with 4 bedrooms and a full finished basement. For more information on the Ann Arbor Real Estate market, visit www.bouma.com.
Underground Sounds, downtown Ann Arbor
Underground Sounds in downtown Ann Arbor at 255 E Liberty Ste. 249, is perfect for the music lover. And you’re in luck if you don’t spin vinyl- they also sell Cd’s!
So if Encore or Wazoo don’t have what you need, be sure to stop by Underground Sounds.
Weller’s Carriage House in Saline, MI is located at 555 W Michigan Ave. They are the go to place for hosting weddings, as they provide many banquet halls.
They have open house from 11-1 on Sundays to scope the place out for your big day! Stop by The Gown Shop in downtown Ann Arbor and cross one more thing off your busy wedding list!