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Members Double your Event Posts

Welcome to an exclusive benefit of membership with Creative Washtenaw!

Creative Washtenaw and the Ann Arbor Observer, publisher of the BEST online and printed calendar in the greater Ann Arbor area, have partnered with us to offer CW members a convenient event calendar posting option. We happily extend this benefit to you as one of our valued members. 

Click here to review how to submit your events to both the Ann Arbor Observer and Creative Washtenaw. 

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Member Events

We are proud to showcase and celebrate the events of our Creative Washtenaw members! We maintain a current member event listing below. Check back often! We also have a section in our bi-weekly e-newsletter dedicated to covering member events. You may subscribe to our e-news here.

University Musical Society (UMS): Discover the 2022 - 2023 Season

Public ticket sales for the 144th season will go on sale to the public starting August 2, 2022 at 10 a.m. Explore the lineup and get your tickets!

Ballroom Dancing with Ballet Chelsea

Occurs on August 5 and 19 from 6 - 6:45 p.m. in Downtown Chelsea. Outdoor instruction in the basics of standard/smooth dance, Latin and swing. No partner needed. Dancing runs from 6 - 6:45 p.m. Learn more!

Filmmaker Christina Morales Hemenway Presents Get Real at CultureVerse for Yes Fest!

Tommy Hollywood Multi-Media Event at CultureVerse for Yes Fest! Saturday August 13 from 7 - 9 p.m. Featuring an online reading of Tommy Hollywood and Katie Encino Move to the Midwest to Get Real. Learn more here!

Saline Main Street Presents: "Salty Summer Sounds Live Music Series"

Runs through August 25 . Downtown concerts by area bands. Kids activities. Outdoor seating and dining. Dancing. Learn more!

Purple Rose Theatre Company Presents Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Ghost Machine

Angie Kane directs the world premiere of Livonia playwright David MacGregor’s drama that imagines the Victorian sleuth, aided by Dr. Watson and Irene Adler, solving the disappearance of world-changing inventions by clients Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison. Runs May - Aug. Buy tickets here.

Embracing Our Differences SE Michigan Exhibit

Local Artist Virtual Art Gallery on display. Featuring an outdoor exhibit of 60 billboard size images created by local, national and international artists, writers and students reflecting their interpretations of the theme “enriching our lives through diversity." Learn more!

The Society for Musical Arts - 2021 - 2022 Concert Season   

Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Ann Arbor City Club. A variety of performances and events. Learn more about the lineup here. Ann Arbor Society for Musical Arts produces six concerts annually at the Ann Arbor City Club, featuring regional artists and two annual youth music competitions: “Rosalie Edwards Youth Music Competition” (REYMC) for musicians ages 13-18 and “Young Artist Competition” for college age.

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra's 2022-23 Season of Performances

Experience the full spectrum of human emotion amid a thrilling season-long exploration of some of the finest music ever created. Each concert crystalizes a new, unforgettable experience of world-class music-making, right in our vibrant Ann Arbor backyard. Learn more.

Ann Arbor Summer Streets Thursday Night Music

This series, presented by Main Street Ann Arbor, features local musicians performing throughout the Main Street Area from 7-9 p.m. through August. Learn more!

Library of the Great Lakes Presents Two-Author Event

(In Partnership with Ox-Bow School of Art & Artists' Residency) Two-Author Event occurring on August 18 at 7 p.m. Learn more here!

The Ann Arbor Film Festival Presents Monthly Screening Series + Call for Proposals!

The Ann Arbor Film Festival's monthly screening series returns on first Thursdays through November! AAFF Presents will show a different feature film every month that was originally screened at the 60th AAFF, held in March 2022. This is free for both AAFF Members and MTF Gold Card Members. First Thursdays will take place at the The State Theatre in Ann Arbor. Learn more!  The Ann Arbor Film Festival also invites proposals for the Off The Screen! program at the upcoming 61st festival, March 21-26, 2023. Learn more and submit your proposal!

ypsiGLOW 2022 - Save the Date!

On Friday, October 28, help the ypsiGLOW team pick a theme, see the descriptions, vote below and then prepare to grab your GLOW crew and GLOW, GLOW, GLOW! Click here to learn more! Call for artist project proposals soon!

Get Your Tickets to See Sphinx Virtuosi this Fall

Thursday, October 13 at 7 p.m. at Carnegie Hall. Sphinx Virtuosi is the most prestigious group of musicians to represent the magnificently impactful Sphinx Organization. The 2021 Carnegie Hall performance by these “top-notch string players” received an extended standing ovation for music-making described as “splendid,” “vibrant,” and “arresting” (The New York Times). Get your tickets here!

Bank of Ann Arbor Presents Sonic Lunch

Starting in 2008, Sonic Lunch is a free outdoor, summer concert series on the corner of Liberty and Division in Ann Arbor on Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Find the 2022 lineup here.

Purple Rose Theatre Company Presents Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Ghost Machine

Angie Kane directs the world premiere of Livonia playwright David MacGregor’s drama that imagines the Victorian sleuth, aided by Dr. Watson and Irene Adler, solving the disappearance of world-changing inventions by clients Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison. Runs May - Aug. Buy tickets here.

Embracing Our Differences Se Michigan Exhibit

Local Artist Virtual Art Gallery on display. Featuring an outdoor exhibit of 60 billboard size images created by local, national and international artists, writers and students reflecting their interpretations of the theme “enriching our lives through diversity." Learn more!

Want to Add Your Events?

Event listings in our e-newsletter are an exclusive benefit for CW members.

Are you a member? If you are, you have the option of submitting your event through the Ann Arbor Observer and Creative Washtenaw shared calendar. Follow the steps here to get started! If you would rather not share to AAO, please submit using our existing form here

If you are not a member, please submit events for consideration using this submission form. Events aren't guaranteed social media or e-newsletter coverage. They are for members!

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