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Ann Arbor Area Fall Festivities are in Full Swing!

Autumn Colors in the Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County AreaThings 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.

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For those perfect occasions!

Occasionally Gift Shop located in downtown Ann Arbor provides the perfect gift basket for any U of M football fan, you can also get individual items to support your favorite team! Main items include t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, footwear, & Ann Arbor themed college games. Occasionally Gift Shop also allows you to have the entire family participate in the sporty fun with childrens clothing & stuffed animals.

First Football game!

It’s that time again!  In case you haven’t seen all the freshman faces and the students unloading for the fall semester, tonight is the first Football game of the year! U of M will face U-Con in the first game of ’10, tomorrow Saturday 9/4 at 3:30pm! Come early to get the best parking and tailgate with friends.

U of M’s Crisler Arena

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Not only do University of Michigan’s Men and Women’s basketball teams play at Crisler Arena, it also holds events such as gymnastics, high school graduations and concerts. UM Regents are considering a proposed major renovation that could begin in 2011….check out the story here.  Keep an eye on the next men’s basketball game, vs. Northwestern, on Tuesday, Feb. 2, as they’ll need to win this Big 10 game to keep fighting towards NCAA’s March Madness !