In the mood for an outing? There’s something for everybody in Ann Arbor this month.
By Hannah Owen
The Joke’s On US Tour
The Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St., Ann Arbor
We could all use a break from our day-to-day hustle to enjoy a night of laughter. Lewis Black is bringing his unique brand of comedy to Ann Arbor for his The Joke’s On US tour. The audience is in for energetic and raw political satire that is up with the times. Buy tickets here and laugh ‘til you cry.
“Dreams:” The Fleetwood Mac Experience
8 – 10:30 p.m.
316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor
If you’re in the mood for a musical night full of nostalgia, bring some friends to The Ark on March 8. Choir! Choir! Choir!, a musical group that allows the audience to become performers, presents “Dreams,” a tribute and sing-along to the songs of Fleetwood Mac. Sing with the entire crowd to iconic songs like “Rhiannon” and “Go Your Own Way.” Grab tickets for this musical trip down memory lane here.
Lucky’s St. Patrick Day Bar Crawl
4 p.m. to midnight
401 E. Liberty St., Suite 200, Ann Arbor
Searching for a good time this St. Patty’s Day? Look no further. Crawl With Us is hosting a festive bar crawl in Ann Arbor. Check in at Bar Louie between 4 and 6 p.m. and get a free drink! This fun night of bar hopping will include professional photographers to capture great moments, contests with prizes and an after-party for those who like to stay out extra late. Buy tickets here.
Vegetarian Beer Dinner
7 – 10 p.m.
311 Maynard St., Ann Arbor
Calling all vegetarian beer connoisseurs! HopCat and Arbor Brewing Company are hosting a dinner that will feature four courses of vegetarian dishes accompanied by five craft beers. Dishes include deep fried sprouts with parmesan and potato pancakes with tahini sauce; they will all be made with locally sourced ingredients. These dishes paired with beers including Arbor Brewing Company’s Buzzsaw IPA and Black Kriek will make for a delicious evening. Get your tickets here!
Screening of L’arbre sans Fruit
6 – 8 p.m.
The Michigan Theater
603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor
Looking for events that empower the voices of African women? Come to the Michigan Theater’s screening room to watch Aïcha El Hadj Macky’s “L’arbre sans Fruit” (Fruitless Tree), an autobiographical film that explores being a childless woman in Nigeria. This screening is part of the African Women Film Series presented by the University of Michigan’s Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, African Studies Center and Center for the Education of Women+. RSVP here.
Zingerman’s Pie & Mash Pop-Up Shop
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
4:30 – 7 p.m.
Zingerman’s Cornman Farms
8540 Island Lake Road, Dexter
If you’re in the mood for some extreme comfort food, Zingerman’s Cornman Farms is the place for you to be every Sunday in March. The farmhouse, owned by British chef Kieron Hales, will convert into a traditional English Pie & Mash shop. Guests are welcome to take out their pies or reserve a spot and dine in. Each dinner will be $19. Different pies will be made each week, including beef burgundy and chicken tikka masala, as well as savory sides like buttery mashed potatoes! And you won’t want to miss chef Hales’ sea salt caramel or orange and chocolate fudge. A limited number of pies will be made, so click here to preorder yours and see everything on the menu!
“Legally Blonde the Musical”
March 22 and 23 at 8 p.m.
March 24 at 2 p.m.
Power Center for the Performing Arts
121 Fletcher St., Ann Arbor
Bend and snap over to the Power Center for the Performing arts to see “Legally Blonde” live on stage. You won’t want to miss this musical, based on the movie, which is produced, directed and performed by University of Michigan students. Come watch Elle Woods get through Harvard Law School in a way you’ve never seen before! Purchase tickets here.
Weddings To Be Show
Noon to 3 p.m.
Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel
3200 Boardwalk Drive, Ann Arbor
Planning a wedding? Weddings To Be is hosting a bridal show at the Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel, where you’ll be able to see the “in” wedding fashion and floral styles as well as try samples from vendors and win prizes. The first 100 brides to arrive will receive free tote bags, and all brides can enter to win up to $10,000 in prizes! If this sounds like the inspiration you’re looking for to start planning your wedding, purchase tickets here.
Bullet Journal Workshop
5 – 7 p.m.
414 S Main St., Ann Arbor
If you desire a fun and creative way to organize your thoughts and keep your affairs in order, pop into this bullet journal workshop hosted by Teaspressa. Bullet journals are completely personalized by the individual who creates them and can contain anything from calendars to shopping lists to daily mood logs. Learn step by step how to make your own and keep track of events, goals and anything else you can imagine in an inventive way. Colored pens will be provided during the workshop and attendees will receive journals to work on and take home with them! Get your tickets here.