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.
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.
Similar to the now gone Steve and Barry’s, you can find reasonably priced merchandise this football season at All About Blue.
All About Blue is located in the old Great Lakes Apparel storefront at 309 S State St in downtown Ann Arbor.
The M-Den is located through Southeast Michigan, but its most cherished home will always be downtown Ann Arbor. With stores located in Ann Arbor on S. Main, on the campus on S. State, and at Briarwood Mall you can find all your Michigan U wants and needs at the M-Den! Head over to the M-Den website to see what the stores have to offer, and to find other locations.
Yost Ice Arena is the home of the University of Michigan hockey teams, figure skating, and holds open skate times for the public. The next UM game for the enthusiastic fans is Friday, February 19th at 7:35PM. Schakolad Chocolate Factory is sponsoring a Valentine’s Day Skate Thursday, February 11 from 8-9:50PM! Check out more info here.
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 !
An Ann Arbor icon, this is the south scoreboard at the Big House. Football season is almost here, only a few more weeks! GO BLUE!