Happening Today: Get the low down on art and antique collecting; go cruisin' in Milan
See "The Phantom Tollbooth" at the College Theater on the Washtenaw Community College campus. Performances are today through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. This play tells the story of a young boy bored by school. He receives a magical tollbooth, and sets off on great adventures in the Land of Wisdom. Soon, his thinking about thinking will never be the same. Tickets are available by calling 734-971-2228 or at the door. In the Crane Liberal Arts Building at 4800 Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor.
The Nichols Arboretum "Peony Festival" continues through June 2. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The festival this year celebrates the 90th anniversary of the famed Peony Garden, the largest collection of antique and heirloom peonies in North America. Take a self-guided tour. Free admission. The Arb is open sunrise to sunset. Located at 1610 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor. 734-647-8986.
Learn what to look out for when starting your art or antique collection when Yen Azzaro, a painting and antique consultant, gives an "Art and Antique Lecture" at Ann Arbor District Library. 7-8 p.m. She will also discuss how to determine what is a fake and what is real. Free. The AADL is at 343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor. 734-327-4200.