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Summer Events

Summer Events


Tecumseh’s Summer Beach Party & Sand In Tecumseh
Friday & Saturday, July 22-23
(517) 424-6818
Downtown Tecumseh
downtowntecumseh.com
Experience sand sculpting by Ice Creations from Napoleon, Ohio, live entertainment, food and fun!

Sand Sculpture Event (Fri & Sat):
Watch the carving begin on Friday at 10am

SIDEWALK CHALK DRAWING CONTEST: 0-12 years and 13+. Registration form online.
SHOPPING RAFFLE: Receive raffle tickets with your purchases and enter for a chance to win chamber checks.
KIDS ACTIVITY area: Interactive mural, putt putt golf, sand box treasure hunt, limbo...
Tecumseh Fire Dept’s Pancake Breakfast: Sat, 8-11am. 101 E Russell Rd. Proceeds benefit Tecumseh Fire Department.
Pet parade: Sat, 10am. Starting at Presbyterian Church then goes through the downtown. Check FB for theme.

Shock Waves from Stonewall; LGBTQ Liberation in MI
June 9 • 7-8pm • Zoom
TDL • 517-423-2238
tecumsehlibrary.org
Learn more about the struggles of the gay community in the 1970s and beyond.

Tecumseh’s Fairy & Pirate Adventure
June 11 • 10am-4pm
517-424-6818 • Get clue sheets at Hopscotch Kids (154 E Chicago, Tecumseh) or online downtowntecumseh.com to begin. Find pirate treasures/fairy doors.

Clinton Summerfest & Antique Tractor Show
June 11 • 9-4
517-423-6371
Tate Park, Clinton
twpofclinton.com
Music, kids talent show, kiddie tractor pulls, games, food vendors, craft booths and parade at 3:30.

Stars and Stripes
Vendor Market
June 11 • 10-3 • $5
Maybee Sportsman’s Club
11490 Hoffman Rd, Maybee
Fun Family Event 100+ vendors, DJ, food trucks, cornhole tournament, live entertainment, horseshoes. Sponsored by Twigs & Twine/Dundee

Ella Sharp art, Beer and wine festival
June 11 • 2-8pm
Ella Sharp Museum
3225 4th St, Jackson
517-787-2320 • Tickets:
ellasharpmuseum.org
A favorite community tradition, showcasing many of Michigan’s best wineries, breweries, cider mills and artists. Guests also will enjoy a tasty line-up of food vendors and trucks along with live music throughout the grounds and in the historic Hillside Farm Lane courtyard for a perfect summer day.

21st Annual Dundee Mayfly Music Festival
Fri, June 17 • 5pm-midnight
Sat, June 18 • 11am-midnight
Wolverine Park, Downtown Dundee
(734) 731-7321 • $5 mayflymusicfestival.com
Join us for a good time and great music! Friday night’s entertainment includes an Allman Brothers tribute band plus a fireworks display. Saturday’s headliner is Ohio’s own Crystal Bowersox. Held at Wolverine Park on Toledo St along the banks of the River Raisin. Parking available on street and Village parking lots.

Indian Creek Campground & Conference Center
Summer Entertainment
9415 Tangent Hwy, Tecumseh
indiancreekcampingmichigan.com
Walk-In's Welcome $5/person
June 18 - 6:30pm - The Cody Boggs Band
June 25 - 11am-3pm - Classic Auto Show benefits Ridgeway Fire Department
Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles, Register Today! Sponsored by: ICC, Kona Ice, Britton Gas & Grocery, Tuckey's Big Boy.
July 2 - 6pm - Magic Show
July 9 - 6:30pm - Lisa Mary Country Artist
July 16 - 6:30pm - Midnite Stew Band
August 6 - 6:30pm - The Munson Band
August 13 - 6:30pm - Bernadette & The Lonely Days Band
September 3 - 6:30pm - Turner Luce Band

Tecumseh Presents:
Thursdays: June 16, July 21, Aug 18 • 6-8pm
517-424-6818 • downtowntecumseh.com
Music in the park
Great live music in an outdoor setting under the pavilion in the newly expanded Adams Park next to City Hall. Bring lawn chairs.
Classic Car and Bike Show
Held at Old National Bank's parking lot:
205 E Chicago. Special recognition awards given each month. Free event!

Stars and Stripes
Vendor Market
June 11 • 10-3 • $5
Maybee Sportsman’s Club
11490 Hoffman Rd, Maybee
Fun Family Event 100+ vendors, DJ, food trucks, cornhole tournament, live entertainment, horseshoes. Sponsored by Twigs & Twine/Dundee

Blacksmith, Soldier,
Log Cabin Weekend
June 25-26 • 10am-5pm
Waterloo Farm Museum
3493 Waterloo Munith Rd, Grass Lake • 517-596-2254
Blacksmiths, civil war encampment, log cabin living. Museum open 1-5
Fri/Sat thru summer.
waterloofarmmuseum.org

Jack Wikle 90th Birthday Celebration and Auction
July 9 • 10am
Hidden Lake Gardens
6214 Monroe Rd, Tipton
517-431-2060
jackwiklebonsailegacy.com
Let’s party! The gardens will be celebrating Wikle’s 90th birthday with an in-person and virtual auction and open house at HLG. Jack will be donating the balance of his personal bonsai collection and related items for this auction, with all proceeds to benefit the Jack Wikle Bonsai Legacy Fund.

2022 Lenawee County Fair & Event Grounds
602 North Dean St, Adrian
517-263-3007
Fair Week: July 24-30
Lenfair.com
Red, white & blue, this one’s for you! The Lenawee County Fair features 4-H Projects, Animal Shows and Auctions. FREE entertainment daily (Band Shell). Don't miss the nightly Grand Stand Shows. New! Thursday night is Lenawee County’s Premier 80’s Dance Party. Your favorite food vendors will be there to satisfy your fair cravings!

Manchester Chicken Broil
Saturday, July 16, 4-8pm
Alumni Memorial Field - Manchester
Corner of Wolverine & Vernon St, Manchester
manchesterchickenbroil.org
“We’re looking forward to another awesome chicken broil,” said new chairman, Jeff Mann. Run entirely by volunteers, this 69th annual event serves up close to 10,000 meals in only four hours! It includes their famous half-char-broiled chicken, radishes, secret recipe coleslaw, roll/butter, chips and drink. This will once again be held the 3rd Saturday in July. There will be entertainment galore. “We’ll do our best to insure everyone has a great time and leaves well-fed!” says Mann. Drive thru available. Join the fun! Online ticket sales available. $11 pre-sale/$12 day of broil.

Manchester 77th Community Fair
August 9-13
Alumni Memorial Field - Manchester
manchesterfair.org
New this year to Manchester's 77th Community Fair will be the popular Pit Bike Races! Visitors can delight in the carnival, parade, animal exhibits, tractor pulls, demolition derby, drag races and even a rodeo. The Fair board invites everyone to visit at the corner of Vernon and Wolverine streets in the charming village of Manchester.

Tecumseh Center for the Arts Music Fest
Fri, August 19 • 5-10pm
Sat, August 20 • 3-10pm
400 Maumee St, Tecumseh
517-423-6617
thetca.org
This two-day live event will take place on a professional stage in the north parking lot of the TCA. Tickets are $10/day or $15 for both days. Food trucks and the TCA Tavern (beer and wine tent) will be available for outside patrons. There will be tables and chairs available, however guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. Check out this year's line-up:

Friday, August 19
5-6pm - 42 North
6-7pm - Brennan G
7-8:30pm - Aaron Hertzfeld
8:30-10pm - Vinyl on Tap

Saturday, August 20
3-4pm - TCA Big Band
4-5pm Gramberry Jam
5-6pm - Swing Scrambler
6-7:15pm - Bret Maynard
7:15-8:30pm - Cat Canyon
8:30-10pm - All Directions

2022 Ididit car show and Open House
August 27 • 9am-3pm
Ididit, LLC
610 S Maumee St, Tecumseh
517-424-0577
ididit.com
Are you looking for something fun to do this summer? Join in on fun at the Ididit Car Show and Open House! There will be 9 award categories.
• Custom Trophies
• Goody Bags
• Door Prizes
• Vendor Tents
• Food Trucks
• Live DJ
• FREE NSRA inspections
Visit ididit.com to register online or download a form to mail in.

Tecumseh's Farmers Market
Runs through October 8
Saturdays 9am-1pm at The Market on Evans
213 N Evans St, Tecumseh
517-424-6818
downtowntecumseh.com
Produce, food trucks, crafts

Onsted Festival
Onsted Village Park
517-662-0023
August 19-21
onstedfestival@gmail.com
Find us on Facebook
Summer fun for everyone. Live music, food & drinks, craft show, car show (Friday only 5:15-9pm) and more. Kids Zone with Kelly Inflatables, pony rides and, of course, a petting zoo! Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat 10am-11pm, and Sun 10am-2pm. Booth spots available. Call Pam at 517-442-9975.

Saline Community Fair
August 31-September 4
Sept 5 (rides only)
5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd
$5 All Day Admit (11+)
salinefair.org
Go hog wild at the Saline Fair! The Saline Community Fair is happy to announce that it will once again be held at the Washtenaw Council Grounds. The fun begins Wednesday with rides, a tractor pull, Comedy Farm Magic Review and animal judging. Thursday is Children's day with a junior livestock auction and kids drag racing. Senior Citizens are admitted free on Friday until 1pm to watch a draft horse pull, talent show and rodeo. Saturday enjoy antique tractors, Heroes’ Day Program, A2 Saline Music Center Rocks and the Beer Barn is open! Sunday see the llama show, Saline Fiddlers and Auto Cross Derby. We will see you at the fair!

Zilke Vegetable Farm Sunflower Festival
August 8-28 • 11am-6pm
734-260-2324/734-508-7033
12491 Carpenter Rd, Milan
zilkevegetablefarm.com
Visit the farm and the endless sunflower fields. Follow FB for updates.

Tecumseh’s Touch a Truck
August 20 • 2-4pm
517-424-6818 • Free
AJ Smith Rec Center
810 N Evans St, Tecumseh
Bring the kids for a hands-on opportunity to explore firetrucks, police cars, dump trucks, street sweepers, garbage trucks, backhoes and more!

Habitat for Humanity Farm to Table Dinner
August 27 • 6pm
Adrian College Tobias Center 3rd annual fundraiser for building homes, communities and hope. • $75 • 517-265-6157
habitat-lenawee.org
New office location: 1043 E US 223 Adrian

Artalicious Fine Arts Fair
Sat, Sept 17, 11am-7pm
Sun, Sept 18, 11am-5pm
Downtown Adrian
Artalicious.org
The Artalicious Fine Arts Fair is celebrating its 15-year anniversary! The fair, featuring fine art, unique local food, street entertainment, kids art projects, and much more. This is a treasured event for youth and adults alike! Artalicious has grown in prominence in the region over the last 14 years, and this year’s event will feature new and exciting activities, including the first Artalicious Car Show! Bring a friend, make a day of it, and enjoy artist demonstrations, live music, and everything downtown Adrian has to offer!


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