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Ypsilanti Heritage Festival 2016

8/26/2016 - 3:30 pm
1 West Cross Street
Ypsilanti, MI
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NOTE: For 2017 dates and details, please visit the Events Calendar here for Ypsilanti and the surrounding communities. 

Ypsilanti Heritage Festival is a free community festival featuring arts & crafts,  live music, family activities and entertainment, historical presentations, and so much more.

August 26, 27 and 28, 2016

Friday         12pm-8:00pm
Saturday    10am- 8:00pm
Sunday       11am-6pm

Full Schedule:

Ypsilanti Heritage Festival’s Schedule

Museums and Heritage River Walk, a self guided tour embracing buildings, people and events from Ypsilanti’s Heritage.

Museums & Historic Buildings

Ypsilanti Historical Society Museum
Free from FRI 2-5 PM, SAT 1-5, SUN 1-5PM
Free SAT 5 PM Lecture, “H.P. Jacobs, the most accomplished Ypsilantian you never heard of” by Matt Siegfried.

Michigan Firehouse Museum
Free on SAT 10-4 (admission fees on FR 10-4, SUN 12-4)

Automotive Heritage Museum
Free on SAT 1-4 (admission fees on FR& SUN 1-4)

 FRI 5-9 PM Jazz on the Freighthouse Deck ($2 cover charge)live music 6-8 PM by the Freighthouse Five. Beer from Arbor Brewery, wine and snacks. FREE FRI 5-7 PM, SAT 12-4 PM & SUN 12-3 PM

Towner House (oldest structure on its original foundation in Washtenaw County)
Free on SAT 12-5 PM

Highland Cemetery Starkweather Chapel
Free on SAT 12-5 PM

Riverside Park
FRI 12-8:30 PM, 10 AM – 8:30 PM, 11 AM -6 PM
Depot Town Antique Engines Club
Willow Run Village/ Rosie the Riveter at Home

Walking Tour with Lecture
Matt Siegfried, local historian and author, will conduct a walking tour about the historic women from South Adams St.

Riverside Arts Center
Gallery “Black & White” a multi-media exhibit by Washtenaw County artists
Free on FRI 3-8 PM, SAT 3-8 PM

“Lost In Yonkers” A play by Neil Simon, presented by PTD Productions
Performances FRI 8 PM, SAT 8 PM, SUN 2 PM Matinee (tickets on sale at the door)
*Should there be any scheduling changes, updates will be posted on our website Ypsilantiheritagefestival.com



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