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See and share the history, culture and community of Ypsilanti. Use the #YpsiReal hashtag when posting your Ypsilanti-area photos on social media, and they just might show up here!

From impeccable Elvis impersonations to the funkiest indie art fairs you can imagine, Ypsilanti’s events are 100% unique. Join us for vintage Volkswagen shows, Mad Hatter tea parties, puppeteering theatrical performances and more, year-round in historic and proud Ypsilanti.

Drink & Draw: Monthly ...

Nov 20, 2018

Monthly meetup group! Fine artists, writers, comic book artists, dabblers, all welcome. Bring your supplies and join in. ...
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#GIVINGTRUEDAY ...

Nov 27, 2018 /

 #GIVINGTRUEDAY! EMU's largest one-day campus-wide day of philanthropy for alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends. Be part ...
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James and the Giant Peach ...

Nov 30, 2018 / Dec 2, 2018

James and his wonderful insect friends share their amazing story of escape from evil Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker as they travel across ...
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Hops & Hats Craft Show ...

Dec 1, 2018

Cultivate's Knitting Group has been working hard all year to prepare items for this annual event. Start thinking about your shopping ...
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2018 Holiday Home Tour ...

Dec 1, 2018

This year the event will feature 5 stunning homes decorated and ready to share the Holiday spirit with the community. At the homes this ...
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Staged Readings of One-Act ...

Dec 7, 2018

Join us the Neighborhood Theatre Group for an evening of theatre as they present staged readings of three new scripts by local playwrights! A ...
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The Old Firehouse Para-Con ...

Dec 8, 2018

Join the Michigan Firehouse Museum for their inaugural Old Firehouse Para-Con. As one of Michigan’s most haunted sites, they are ...
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DIYpsi Holiday Market ...

Dec 8, 2018 / Dec 9, 2018

The DIYpsi Holiday Market is the ultimate artists market for gifts! There will be 90 vendors representing the best in handmade, ...
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Socrates Cafe at Cultivate ...

Dec 15, 2018

Socrates Cafés are diverse gatherings of people curious about the universe. The idea was conceived by author and philosopher Christopher ...
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Live Music Thursdays: Al ...

Dec 20, 2018

Al Bettis is a singer and songwriter from Detroit, Michigan who started writing and playing guitar late in life at the age of 30. His influences ...
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Discover the community pride and passion directly from the folks who experience Ypsilanti every day. Learn about upcoming events, hot dining spots, and those hidden gems that turn a visit into an adventure!

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#Ypsireal Instas we Love: ...

Well, Ypsilantians, you've done it again. 2018 was an epic year for your Instagram feed, and we're honored and grateful ...
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Ypsi-Made, Ypsi-Themed Products ...

One of the most marvelous things about Ypsilanti is the availability of Ypsi-made products. More than simply being local for ...
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Creepy or Celebratory - Take ...

Para-Con - December 8 Halloween may be over, but don't hang up the fangs just yet. Did you know that one of Michigan's ...
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Ypsilanti’s Iconic Water ...

Cities all over the world have important landmarks. They have titles ranging from “most important” to “must-see” ...
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14 Fall Activities in the ...

It’s almost unfair to other places how stunning Washtenaw County is in the fall. We all know that our little part of the ...
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#ErininA2: Ollie Food + Spirits ...

The Epicurean Traveler is back! Erin Klema, one of our favorite food and travel bloggers, published another post about her time ...
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