Happening Today - July 17 events
The Kerrytown Market and Shops will hold a “Courtyard Concert featuring Drummunity.” 1 to 3 p.m. Join in a drum circle led by Lori Fithian and play on a collection of hand drums and percussion toys. Play anything from hand drums, pickle buckets, salad bowls to muffin tins. Musical experience is not necessary. Free. Kerrytown is at 407 N. Fifth Ave. Ann Arbor. 734-662-5008.
The Summer Classic Film Series at the Michigan Theater continues with Fellini’s “La Dolce Vita.” 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at 7 p.m. A journalist spends a week in Rome looking for the sweet life. $9/general, $7/students, seniors, veterans. The Michigan is at 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8397.
The Real Good Food Group will have a “Food Swap” at Tillian Farm Development Center. 3 p.m. Make a batch of something like pickles, preserves, soups, homebrews. If you can, make sure it is shelf stable. Portion it up in mason jars, Tupperware, or baggies. There will be a silent auction period. Then, swap away, talk with the other traders, see how many portions they want for their goods. Bring a box or bag to carry. Free. The farm is at 4400 Pontiac Trail, Ann Arbor. Registration is required at rgfswap.eventbrite.com/.
The “Festival at St. Joseph” wraps up today in Dexter. Noon to 6 p.m. There will be a drive-through chicken broil dinner, country bake shoppe, cake walk, kids games with inflatables, doll booths, craft sales, entertainment, food, ice cream, 50/50 raffles, bingo and a Las Vegas tent. Free admission. There is a small cost for food and rides, and raffle tickets may be purchased. St. Joseph Church is at 6805 Mast Road, Dexter. 734-426-8483.
Hear “Music in the Arb.” 6 p.m. Tonight’s performance is by Billy King, whose melodically compelling music, influenced by songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Paul Simon, invokes a sense of the timeless and classic. Free. Visit mbgna.umich.edu or call 734-647-7600 for more information and directions. The Arb is at 1610 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor.