best Bets : Put together a fantasy football league and hit the German Park picnic this weekend
The AnnArbor.com Summer Concert Series on Friday will feature The Bob Skon Trio. Noon-1 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy the sounds of summer. The Trio’s original songs are defined by infectious melodies and smartly crafted lyrics, and their interpretation of beloved covers from songwriters such as Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and The Beatles are honest, yet fresh. Free. On the patio on the corner of South Fifth Avenue and East Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor.
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Mustard's Retreat will play at the Ark on Friday. 8 p.m. This award-winning duo consisting of David Tamulevich and Michael Hough has become a perennial favorite, not only here in southeastern Michigan but all over the folk singer-songwriter circuit. $15. The Ark is at 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. 734-761-1800.
The Ypsilanti District Library on Whittaker Road will put together a "Fantasy Football League" on Saturday. Noon. Create a team, draft players, compete against other patrons for top honors and win a special prize. Registration is required by calling 734-482-4110 ext. 1323. 5577 Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti Township. 734-482-4110.
There will be a fundraiser spaghetti dinner for the Willick family at the Belleville Moose Family Center Lodge #934 on Saturday. 4-7 p.m. Support Richard Willick and Shelly Brown Willick and their family of four children. Everything they own was destroyed in a devastating fire. All the proceeds will go to the family. $12. 31 East Huron River Drive, Belleville. 734-697-2111.
The German Park Picnic returns on Saturday. 4 to 11 p.m. No admittance after 9 p.m. German food and libations for sale. Dance music by Enzian and performances by the German Park Dancers. $5; age 12 and younger get in free. Anyone younger than 21 years old must be accompanied by parents. No pets. The German Park Recreation Club is at 5549 Pontiac Trail, Ann Arbor. 734-769-0048.
Country music superstar Collin Raye will be in concert at Hill Auditorium on Saturday. 7:30 p.m. The event celebrates Ave Maria Radio's 15-year anniversary and the 25-year anniversary of Al Kresta Broadcasting. $18, $28, $36, $46. Hill is at 825 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor. 734-763-3333.