2.png

SEPTEMBER 16, 5-8 PM

225234196_10159309120762768_2889759713263352121_n_edited.jpg

BACKSTREET CRUIZERS
DJ DOUG GILSON

5-8 PM

Tolan Square

DJ Doug Gilson will be keeping things lively and the tunes playing from the Backstreet Cruisers trailer all evening long. 

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.

Image by Edgar Chaparro

MILAN HIGH SCHOOL DRUMLINE

5-5:30 PM

Tolan Square

The Milan High School Marching Band's drumline will get you fired up and in the spirit for the Big Reds Homecoming Game on September 24.

IMG_3328.jpeg

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. 

scissors-ribbon-realistic-illustration_98292-3236.jpg

RIBBON CUTTING: ADVENTURE, INK

5:00 PM

Adventure, Ink (108 E. Main Street) 

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

Screen Shot 2021-09-13 at 3.11.10 PM.png

LEARN TO DRAW COMICS

6 PM

Adventure, Ink (108 E. Main Street)

Have you always wanted to learn to draw comics? Join us for a learn to draw session with Kam Komics artist Kamron Reynolds. All ages welcome!

Sign-up here: https://forms.gle/rLYJM6UXB15kgHCCA

 

206391737_132203802354294_1266891648931397891_n.jpg

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

show your.png

SHOW YOU EARS TO CASHIERS

THURSDAY - SUNDAY

Various Locations

SHOW YOUR EARS TO CASHIERS button at participating downtown Milan retailers to get special offers, deals, and discounts from 9/16 - 9/19.

 

$5 / ONLY 100 available

Current offers and deals include:

  • Fender's Bar & Grill: 50% off MOSA beverages

  • Northern Chicks: $5 gift card to Northern Chicks

  • Magnolia's Beauty Bar: Save $7 when you book a manicure for a future date 

  • Hungry Howie's: Save 30% of regular priced menue items (carry-out only)

  • The Owl: Save fifty cents off all WONDERFUL WORLD MARATHON specialty drinks

  • Pepper's: Get a complimentary house margarita when you dine in

  • Textiles: $10 discount when you register for a class

  • Adventure, Ink: Save 10% off your entire purchase

  • Plum Tree Yarn Shop: Save 20% off all items marked "earth friendly"

  • Latham's Hardware: Get a coupon for $5 off a future purchase

  • JD'S: to be announced

  • Life is Sweet: Get a free Brookie

 

Get your button during 3rd Thursdays at the Milan Main Street Office (3 E. Main) or buy your button now and pick it up at the Milan Main Street office during 3rd Thursdays

95767313_2997018593720527_7119657545869819904_n.png

GMACF GRANT AWARDS

7 PM

Tolan Square

Join the GMACF as they present the 2021 grant recipients with their awards.

gettyimages-126610752-1592335294.jpg

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.

17951594_1312941145408510_6017653823760585488_n.jpg

CODE RED ROBOTICS

5 - 8 PM

Tolan Square

Build balloon and mousetrap cars with members of Milan High School's Code Red Robotics team.

Kids Playing with Chalk

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.

Kids Blowing Bubbles

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.

Copy of Wonderful World of Milan-6.png

THE WONDERFUL WORLD MARATHON 

Thursday - Sunday

Various Locations

It's the second annual most fun FUNdraiser EVER!

Milan Main Street board and staff members are going to binge watch 77 hours of Disney movies and shows from the Milan Main Street offices. It's all happening from Thursday, September 16 at 7 AM - Sunday, September 19 at 1 PM.

While they are watching, we will also be broadcasting live from Facebook (harkening back to the days of the old-fashioned telethon). Special guests, fun challenges, and live entertainment will keep things lively.  We will also host a variety of fun Disney-themed events in Tolan Square over the 77-hour period.

Stay tuned for a schedule of events including hourly fundraising challenges, interactive activities, and specials guests.

Stop by and show them your support. For complete details visit: milanmainstreet.info/marathon

1264148e683f1fee3a8d526cc9effb93.jpg

TEA CUP SUCCULENTS 

5 - 8 PM

Next to Hamden Law

FREE

The Milan Garden Club is hosting this fun activity in honor The Wonderful World Marathon. Select your favorite tea cup from their collection and plant a succulent.  

unnamed.jpg

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.

5ce1b8b413c62.image.jpg

ARTISANS & VENDORS

5 - 8 PM

Downtown Milan

  • Kinzie Sherrod (in front of Textiles)

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

  • GMACF (in front of Milan Main Street Office)

  • Morrow Fresh Produce (in front of Northern Chicks)

  • 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 (near Jones Insurance)

  • Better Way Designs (in front of Jones Insurance)

  • Eddison Designs (in front of Hamden Law)

  • Olivia Linzell (in front of Little Pharmacy)

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

  • 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)

  • Rocks & Crystals with Jessica (next to Collins Center)

  • Azalia Solar (next to Collins Center)

  • Nicole Acosta Paparazzi Jewelry (in front of Storl Apartments)

  • Clever Creations by Amy/Bill Pemberton (in front of Hair Lounge)

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

  • Milan High School GSA (in front of Ink & Dye)

  • Milan High School FFA (near W. Main Parking Lot)

  • Milan High School Boys Basketball (near China One)

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

autokiniton_4c-2_edited.png
tmp_10792_2-12-2019_100530__edited.png