Saturday in Saline: Car Wash, Test Drives, Antiques, Farmers Market and More!

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 08/18/2012 - 00:17


It’s a busy Saturday in Saline. Here are just some of the things going on. If you know of anything else going on, tell us in comments.

The Saline Farmers Market

8 a.m. to noon, South Ann Arbor Street parking lot

The farmers’ market is back in its regular place on the west side of South Ann Arbor Street after moving for a week because of Summerfest. There will be lots of vendors with locally-produced food, jewelry and hand-crafted items

Rentschler Farm Museum is Open

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1265 E. Michigan Ave.

Visit the Rentschler Farm Museum  for a taste of what life was like in Saline in the early 20th century. Feed the animals, tour the barns, check out the garden and the antique farming tools. A 10-minute Podcast telling about the farm, and including an interview with Warren Rentschler, can be viewed at Rentschler Farm Podcast.

Get Your Car Washed by the Swim Team

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saline Area Fire Department

The Saline High School girls’ swim and dive team hosts a car wash fundraiser from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Saline Fire Department. Donations will help the team pay for training equipment and team activities. The fire department is located at Michigan Avenue and Harris Street.

Test Drive a Dodge at the Cross Country Runathon

5 to 8 p.m., Saline Middle School

Saline High School Cross Country will host a Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser as part of the Saline cross country Run-A-Thon being held at the Saline Middle School track.

Dodge will make a $20 donation to the Saline High School cross country team for each person who takes a short test drive at the event. LaFontaine Chrysler will have the new Dodge Durango, Journey and Grand Caravan at the event for participants to inspect and drive. Dealership personnel will volunteer their time to assist with the fundraising drives. Anyone age 18, or over, with a valid driver’s license, may drive and earn a donation.

Ann Arbor Antiques Market at the Farm Grounds

8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd.

Ann Arbor Antiques Market continues its tradition as a mainstay in the field of antiques and select collectibles. The market offers a wide selection of quality antiques in seven buildings and numerous tent canopies. The show continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.



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