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February Festivals - Ann Arbor, MI - Remerica Hometown Realtors

Winter is in full swing, and that means some of the best festivals of the year will be coming to Ann Arbor. February features a truly unique schedule of events, including an ice carving competition, a storytelling series that blends music with spoken word, and a chance to learn more about the history of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. All of these festivals are hosted by local organizations and feature entertainment for all ages. Our REALTORS® are ready for winter fun, and we've got the inside scoop on three exciting local festivals coming to Ann Arbor this February.

February Festivals Around Ann Arbor

  • Winter Fun Fest: Ice Carving Festival at Washtenaw County Parks & Rec. – 2230 Platt Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 | Feb. 9
    It's easy to make the most of winter around Ann Arbor homes for sale, thanks to great local events like the Winter Fun Fest: Ice Carving Festival. Ice carving has a rich history throughout Michigan, and the Ice Carving Festival brings together college ice carving teams from around the state for a full day of competition. If you've never seen an ice sculpture created, you may be surprised by some of the tools involved. These teams will be using chainsaws, traditional tools, and even flamethrowers to create their works of art! You'll be amazed by the creations on display and the talent of the teams involved. This is a free event for the whole family, with refreshments available and plenty of fun activities for kids throughout the day.

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Ann Arbor Holiday Craft Fairs - Remerica Hometown REALTORS

The holidays are fast approaching and sometimes it can be tough to find the right gifts for your loved ones. Fighting crowds at the mall to buy mass-produced stuff can get frustrating and exhausting. But don't despair, our REALTORS® have the info on the best places to find unique holiday gifts. Get ready for some unique holiday shopping at these Ann Arbor holiday arts and crafts shows.

  • Ann Arbor City Club Art & Crafts Festival - 1830 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor | Saturday, December 7th
    Celebrate the season at the Ann Arbor City Club Art & Crafts Festival, which features food items, art, jewelry, candles, wall hangings, stained glass, sculpture, adorable holiday decorations, and more. Buy local and meet new friends at this member-owned organization that has been a vital part of the Ann Arbor community since 1951. And be sure to stop by Ann Arbor homes for sale while you're in the area.

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Ann Arbor Fall Festivals - Remerica Hometown REALTORS

Autumn is in the air, and it's a wonderful time for exploring Ann Arbor homes for sale and checking out the sights, sounds, and tastes of this beautiful area of Michigan. Spending the day going for a drive to see the vibrant fall foliage and checking out local fall festivals are just a few seasonal excursions Our REALTORS® love. These four fall festivals are sure to have something for each member of the family to enjoy.

  • Pumpkin Festival at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market, 315 Detroit St., Ann Arbor
    Mark your calendars for Oct. 19 and 20 and make your way to the Pumpkin Festival at the Ann Arbor Farmer's Market! This cool community event in the Kerrytown District of Ann Arbor features all sorts of harvest-themed activities and live creation of one-of-a-kind hand-blown glass pumpkins throughout the day by Dearborn glass studio The Glass Academy.

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Belleville National Strawberry Festival-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

Get ready for the sweet taste of summer at the Belleville National Strawberry Festival. This tasty annual event returns to Belleville during Father's Day weekend for another year of fruit and fun for the whole family. Celebrate strawberry season with our REALTORS® and your Belleville neighbors for three days of non-stop fun!   

  • When: June 14 – 16, 2019
  • Where: Downtown Belleville on Main Street & Trinity Episcopal Church – 11575 Belleville Road, Belleville, MI 48111
  • Free Parking: Belleville Presbyterian Church – 11900 Belleville Road, Belleville, MI 48111

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Ann Arbor Michigan Theater-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

Are you ready for a night of entertainment? Head on down to the Michigan Theater and enjoy one of their many amazing events throughout the month of March. Film screenings, comedy specials, public speaker showcases, and more are featured in this historic Ann Arbor venue. Our REALTORS® have attended many shows at this performing arts center and encourage you to view their calendar of events to discover the amazing public speakers, concerts and plays that have made this theater a cherished piece of Ann Arbor nightlife.

History of the Michigan Theater

Established in 1928, the Michigan Theater has entertained the families of Ann Arbor for nearly a century. As a shrine for the performing arts, it's future was uncertain in 1979 when The Butterfield Theatre Corporation moved out of the theater. Thankfully, the Michigan Theater Foundation was quickly formed as a non-profit organization, and they saved the structure from demolishment.

Since then, the foundation has enabled the Michigan Theater to continue showcasing the arts in all its forms. From live comedy and music to engaging stage productions and more, the Michigan Theater has become a treasured gem of Ann Arbor history and culture.

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Ann Arbor Polar Plunge-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

Our REALTORS® at Remerica Hometown REALTORS® are eager to kick off 2019 by putting even more of our customers into the best Ann Arbor homes for sale.

There's always something exciting going on in Ann Arbor, which benefits from its popularity as a college town. Concordia University, University of Michigan, and others have campuses here.

One great thing about living here is all the opportunities to get involved in the community. Local colleges and their students frequently sponsor charitable events. There are all sorts of volunteering options for people of all ages, skills, and abilities.

Other local organizations, such as police departments, are frequently involved.

One terrific example: The University of Michigan Polar Plunge!

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Ann Arbor Holiday Family Fun
When you visit Ann Arbor homes for sale during the holidays, you'll get to see the city coming alive with holiday excitement. Christmas music, festive displays, and seasonal fun create a celebratory mood. Twinkling lights provide a perfect backdrop for beautiful Ann Arbor neighborhoods. 

Our REALTORS®  want you to see our city at its holiday best. We've done the research and created a list of some of our favorite holiday events happening in Ann Arbor this year.

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Community Events Ann Arbor Area
Every family celebrates the holidays in their own unique way. The traditions you create are repeated year after year and passed down through generations. This year, why not start a new tradition by gathering up the family and heading over to a local Turkey Trot Race?

This annual Thanksgiving Day event has been held in cities across the United States for over a century, with the very first one having been held in the city of Buffalo, NY in 1896! While the first race had only six participants, it's been held every year since, and now attracts thousands of runners annually. Our REALTORS® love attending local Turkey Trot races and think you will too. Here are some of the most popular races nearby.

  1. Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot in Ann Arbor: E. Liberty and Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor, MI
    If you're considering one of the gorgeous Ann Arbor homes for sale, you'll love getting to know your potential new neighbors at the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot in Ann Arbor. There's no need to be super-competitive during this race. Participants are encouraged to run, walk, or crawl through the 1k or 5k courses. Strollers are welcome, and participants will receive a commemorative shirt and metal. After the event, enjoy the hot chocolate, photos with Santa and Turkey Tom, and a fun after-party. A portion of all entry fees will support the ChadTough Foundation.

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Ann Arbor Fall Events
Ann Arbor, MI features something for everyone, and that's obvious when looking for fall family-oriented activities. Whether you've lived here for years or are currently shopping for Ann Arbor homes for sale, you'll find lots of places to spend Fall together as a family. Our REALTORS® are here with a list of seven of the best places to visit during the Fall.

  1. Wilson Barn Pumpkin Fest - 29350 W Chicago St, Livonia, MI 48150
    The Pumpkin Fest allows families to enjoy Michigan fall weather and traditions during October. Pick and decorate pumpkins, take a hayride ride, and enjoy cider and donuts. On weekends, children under 12 can enjoy the haunted barn stroll.  While visiting the area, check out some nearby Livonia homes for sale.

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Ann Arbor - Things to Do
Ann Arbor, MI offers something for everyone, and that's never more evident than when you're looking for fun weekend activities. Whether you're a long-time resident or you're currently shopping for Ann Arbor homes for sale, you'll have no trouble finding great ways to spend your Saturdays. Our REALTORS® are here, with our guide to nine of the best places to spend a Saturday in Ann Arbor.

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Plymouth Fall Festival

Plymouth homes for sale won't disappoint you if you're looking for a place to call your home here in Michigan. Our REALTORS® are always on call to help you explore the opportunities.

If you happen to be looking for a place in Plymouth this September, the Plymouth Fall Festival will be there to greet you. This festival is one of the most fun and exciting events of the year.

People from Plymouth and all over Michigan look forward to the enjoyment of an event that has been around since back in 1956. Formerly a simple chicken barbecue sponsored by the local Rotary Club, the Plymouth Fall Festival is now so much more.

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Ann Arbor Best City to Live in America
In a recent survey conducted by, Ann Arbor ranked as the No. 1 Best City to Live in America. Hey, you don't have to tell us.  

In our many years of listing Ann Arbor homes for sale, we've learned a thing or two about what makes our city an exceptional place to call home. If you already live here, you probably know all about it. But if you don't, we have more than a few thoughts on why you might want to. 

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Plymouth Michigan Celebrates Father's DayHere at Remerica Hometown REALTORS®, our REALTORS® love Father's Day!

There are all kinds of fathers out there, so naturally, there are all kinds of ways to celebrate the holiday dedicated to them. Each as unique as Dad himself.

If the father in your life likes to be athletic and active, then we have the idea for you: The Annual Plymouth Father's Day Run!

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Ann Arbor Argo Cascades
Summer can be a magical time for families. There's no school and vacation time means lots of opportunity for making the kind of memories that last a lifetime. If you've been looking at Ann Arbor homes for sale, you've probably already checked out some of the great leisure time activities available in the area. One place you shouldn't miss is Argo Cascades.

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Ann Arbor Marathon
Ann Arbor is beautiful in the spring. It's the perfect time of year to visit this charming university town. If you plan to tour Ann Arbor homes for sale be sure to schedule your trip for the third weekend in May. You'll have an opportunity to participate in (or cheer on) the 5th Annual Probility Ann Arbor Marathon.

Our REALTORS® know you'll enjoy the Ann Arbor Marathon. It's one of our most exciting springtime events in our area. There will be a lot of action going on in town, so we've prepared a guide to help keep you on track.

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Ann Arbor Relay for Life Event
The American Cancer Society does amazing work to raise funds for cancer research, along with supporting cancer patients and survivors. The Relay for Life is one of the signature events of the American Cancer Society, and it's a great way to support a fantastic cause. This year's Relay for Life in Ann Arbor is coming up soon, so now is the time to start preparing for this truly inspiring event. Our REALTORS® have all the details on the Ann Arbor Relay for Life in 2018.

Relay for Life 2018: What to Expect and How to Participate in This Amazing, Inspiring Event

What: The American Cancer Society Relay for Life Ann Arbor 2018

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Plymouth Ice Festival Community Event

When you visit Plymouth Mi, the first thing you'll notice is its warm friendly small town feel and upscale demographic. But don't let that fool you. As the residents will tell you, "Plymouth Rocks!" You'll see for yourself when you check out Plymouth, MI homes for sale.

The City of Plymouth, Michigan and Plymouth Township are centrally located in Detroit's western suburbs. They're 25 miles east of Ann Arbor and 15 minutes from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Together the two communities offer a small town fusion of everything you need for a fun and exciting lifestyle.

Our REALTORS® live, work, and play in the Plymouth area. We love this charming community and its family-friendly atmosphere. We wanted to share five reasons why we think "Plymouth Rocks!"

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