Summer can make campus feel as dead as the dry heat outside. However, just because the academics aren’t in full swing doesn’t mean the fun isn’t. Looking for some summer events in the Ypsilanti Area? Look no further.
Lampshade located at 206 W. Michigan Ave.
This venue hosts an open mic night every Sunday at 6:00 p.m. Looking for a way to get some feels out, impress your special someone, or listen to some beautiful compilations, stop by. Not only does the Lampshade host a wonderful spot for community growth, it also won’t be around much longer. This hot spot is currently on the market, so take a visit while you still can!
Cultivate Coffee at 307 N River St. is always a good place to enjoy a cup of coffee but they also host various community events.
A few events coming up in the next month include:
Nancy Flanagan’s “Ypsi: New Work” on July 8th, from 6-9 p.m. This event will launch her new series of artwork.
Thinking of giving yoga a try? Self-Care Saturday: Yoga on the Lawn, on July 16th 9-11 a.m., featuring local instructor Mike Moriarty.
Good at Cornhole or just want to check it out? Wednesday, June 27th from 6:30-9:30 p.m. compete or watch others compete to reach the top of the SE Michigan Cornhole League.
Want to check out some cool Bikes? Try Depot Town Bike Night, every Tuesday starting at 5:30 p.m., located at Cross Street/Depot Town. This event boasts about a hundred different bikes that are both vintage and new styles.
Also on Tuesday nights from 3 to 7 p.m. as well as Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. is the Ypsilanti Farmers Market. Explore fresh and healthy produce that is locally grown. Check this spot out at 16 S. Washington St.
Enjoy classical movies? The Ypsilanti Historical Society at 220 North Huron St. hosts a free classic movie on Friday night, they also serve complimentary popcorn.