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AUGUST 19, 5-8 PM

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ROCHELLE CLARK & JASON DENNIE

5-8 PM

Tolan Square

Rochelle Clark is a singer-songwriter best known as one-half of the acclaimed Americana duo, The Potter’s Field. Rochelle is also an engaging solo artist. Jason Dennie grew up around acoustic music. His influences include Bluegrass, Jazz, Blues, Country and Celtic tunes. He plays the guitar and mandolin and has spent years making a living sharing his love for music. Together they combine their love for Americana music to bring fresh, clear, soul-stirring music to the listening audience.

Beer Foam

BEER, WINE, and COCKTAILS

2-10 PM

In the MOSA

Enjoy alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, mixed spirit drinks, spirits, or mixed drinks) while strolling or relaxing in the MOSA (Milan Outdoor Social Area). Purchase a drink from Fender's, the Legion, The Owl, Pepper's, or Life is Sweet/Modern Craft for consumption in the downtown district. Shop, listen to live music in Tolan Square, watch the sunset on Ford Lake, or hang out with friends. To see a map of the district visit milanmainstreet.info/mosa.

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RAY'S RED HOTS

5-8 PM

On Main Street

Ray's Red Hots returns to 3rd Thursdays by popular demand. Home to the only REAL Chicago Dog in the area.

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LIFE IS SWEET MOBILE 

5 - 8 PM

LIFE IS SWEET

Did you know that Life is Sweet also has a mobile store? They do and it is super cute. Find them parked in front of their shop during 3rd Thursdays. 

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RIBBON CUTTING: AZALIA SOLAR

5:00 PM

AZALIA SOLAR (1 W. Main Street - Wabash Street entrance)

The Milan Area Chamber welcomes another new business to our community with a Red Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

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OPEN HOUSE: AZALIA SOLAR

5:30 - 7 PM

AZALIA SOLAR (1 W. Main Street - Wabash Street entrance)

Following their official ribbon cutting ceremony, Azalia Solar will host an open house. 

Stop by to learn more about the proposed project, how you can be involved, and the positive impact it will have on the Greater Milan area.

 

The Open House will feature information on potential solar panel area, community benefits, screening and plantings, and other project details.

THE GREAT ARTdoors
SCAVENGER HUNT

All day

Tolan Square

Explore the Great ARTdoors! 

If you haven't yet explored this one-of-a-kind art installation, 3rd Thursdays in August is the perfect time do it! Nearly 50 doors have been transformed into works of art by local artists, students, residents, businesses, and organizations. Add an element of fun by playing the Great ARTdoors scavenger hunt. Download and print the scavenger hunt game. Can you find all of the doors featured on the game?

Download and print a map to the Great ARTdoors

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FREE GIFT WITH PURCHASE

5 - 8 PM

Northern Chicks

Get a free gift with any purchase (while supplies last).

Painting Beads

JEWELRY FOR AID IN MILAN

5 - 8 PM

Laila Kujala Art Studio

Laila created and crafted a limited edition line of bracelets, necklaces and earrings to sell in support of Aid in Milan. 

Bracelets: $5 (she will donate $2 to AIM)

Earrings: $10 (she will donate $4 to AIM)

Necklaces: $10 (she will donate $4 to AIM)

Aid in Milan has been doing great things in our community for decades. They were hit hard by last week's storm. This is great way to buy local and give back.

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FAMILY FUN ON THE LAWN

5 - 8 PM

Marble Memorial United Methodist Church

Enjoy a variety of yard games on the lawn in front of Marble Memorial UMC. There will also be FREE water bottles and juice boxes.

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PUPPET SHOWS
& COSTUME CHARACTERS

5 - 8 PM

Milan Baptist Church (Tolan Street side)

Get your photo taken with a costume character and enjoy a puppet show (multiple shows throughout).

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CHALK IT!

5 - 8 PM

Downtown Sidewalks

Grab some chalk from one of the buckets located near Hamden Law then find any section of available sidewalk and make art. Take a picture of your design and share it on social media. #chalkit #milanmainstreet

All ages encouraged to participate.

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FUN IN THE SUN WITH ST. PAUL'S

5 - 8 PM

PARK LANE

Stop by Park Lane for a family fun activity presented by St. Paul's Lutheran Church. More details to come.

WINE FLOATS 

5 - 8 PM

MODERN CRAFT @ LIFE IS SWEET

Have you visited the Modern Craft tasting room at Life is Sweet yet? 

Stop in during 3rd Thursdays for a wine tasting featuring wine floats. Yes, you read that right. Wine floats! Orange and raspberry. Delicious.

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SAND ART TRAILER

5 - 8 PM

PARK LANE

Visit the sand art trailer and create colorful sand art in plastic and glass bottles. 

$2 and up

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FUN ACTIVITIES
FOR YOUNG ADULTS

5 - 8 PM

Milan Baptist Church (Tolan St. parking lot)

Details to be announced

Colorful Crayons

COLORING CONTEST

5 - 7 PM

Latham's Downtown Hardware

Details to come.

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ARTISANS & VENDORS

5 - 8 PM

Downtown Milan

  • Kinzie Sherrod (in front of Textiles)

  • Liz Schust Color Street (in front of former TKD studio)

  • Blue Peak Designs (in front of Milan Chiropractic)

  • GMACF (in front of Milan Main Street Office)

  • Morrow Fresh Produce (in front of Hamden Law)

  • Custom Coasters by Sharyn (in front of Michigan Adventure Diving)

  • Clever Creations by Amy (in front The Hair Lounge)

  • Professor Pemberton's Wands & Accoutrements (in front of The Hair Lounge)

  • Nemeth Farms (in front of Michigan Adventure Diving)

  • Tina White Artwork (Hungry Howie’s)

  • JoJo's Simple Designs (in front of Jones Insurance)

  • Better Way Designs (in front of Northern Chicks)

  • Moving Milan Forward (on the side of The Collins Center)

  • Jessica Fennelly Scentsy (Wabash Street)

  • Brent Fennelly Insurance (Wabash Street)

  • Alexis Smith Earrings (in front of Plum Tree Yarn Shop)

  • Julie Snead Pretzels (Wabash Street)

  • Milan Swim Club (between Mich. Adventure Diving and China One)

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

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