Things to Do in Saline This Weekend

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 02/17/2017 - 00:18

With temperatures rising to a balmy 61 degrees Saturday, it should be a great weekend to be out and about.

We checked our Saline Post calendar, and here are a few things happening in and around town.

Detroit Dog at Glasshouse Brewing

What: Saline resident Catrina Vlisides, who owned the Detroit Dog Co. in downtown Saline, still makes her Detroit-inspired hot dogs.
When: Happy Hour, 4-6 p.m., Food truck at 5:30 p.m., Music at 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: Glasshouse Brewing, 2350 W. Liberty, Ann Arbor
Why: Detroit Dog Co. hot dogs, craft beer and music by Sam Corbin.
Cost: Not provided

Saline Indoor Farmers Market

What: The weekly Farmers Market features dozens of vendors who serve fresh food and handmade items.
When: 9 a.m. to Noon, Saturday.
Where: Liberty School, 7265 Saline Ann Arbor
Why: Good food. Unique items. Supporting local business.
Cost: No fee to enter. Costs vary at each vendor

Washtenaw RC Racing

What: It’s the last race day of the season at Michigan’s biggest indoor dirt racing event.
When: 10 a.m. Saturday. Registration from 8 to 9:30 a.m.
Where: Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
Why: Great fun with the family and your remote control vehicles.
Cost: $17 for race entry. $20 for trophy races. $15 for additional events. Rent RC trucks for rental available.

Director’s Workshop Informational Meeting

What: The Saline Area Players want to give you your shot at being a director. This is step one.
When: 1 p.m., Saturday
Where: Liberty School
Why: Here’s your chance to learn how to direct a play. Participants chosen during auditions March 15-15 will be designated actors or directors. Those chosen will get a 3-hour director’s training program and then work on directing scenes in a play.
Cost: No cost for the meeting, but down the road, there’s a $50 cost for the training.

Family Reading & Science, The Secret Lives of Plants

What: Kids 6-11 learn the valuable role plants play in science.
When: 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Saline District Library
Why: This workshop will focus on how plants are shared across the world and used in research to answer questions about global warming, habitat destruction, new medicinal uses and the spread of disease. A staffer from the U of M Museum of Natural History brings this entertaining and educational hands-on parent/child workshop to the library.
Cost: Pre-register at 429-5450.

Kaleidoscope Books & Collectibles Auction

What: Ann Arbor’s long-time book store closed in January. Braun and Helmer are auctioning off the gems.
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Auction. Preview 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday and 8 to 10 a.m., Saturday.
Where: Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
Why: Unique and antique books and collectibles.

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