May 25, 2024    
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The Kempf House will be open for tours from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm when we take part in the Ann Arbor’s 200th Birthday Celebration and Picnic at Liberty Plaza. Lucy Ann Lance will emcee the event, music will be provided by the Ralph McKee Blues Band, Norm Tyler will give an overview of the recently released A2 Smart Tours and Christine Crocket will preview the A200 Bicentennial Quiz. The following is a list of the details:

  • Bicentennial History Subcommittee and Emcee Introduction, Jeff Crockett
  • Emcee Lucy Ann Lance
  • Sponsor Statements, including Ann Dilcher for the Kempf House
  • Music by the Ralph McKee Blues Band
  • An Overview of A2 Smart Tours by Norm Tyler
  • Happy Birthday to Ann Arbor led by Vocal Arts Ensemble of Ann Arbor
  • A200 Bicentennial Quiz Preview by Christine Crockett
  • What the Bicentennial means to me!
  • Music by the Ralph McKee Blues Band
  • Closing Statement: Lucy Ann Lance

Liberty Street between Division and Fifth Avenue will be closed and filled with tables and chairs. Water and a birthday cake will be provided, and carry-out meals will be available for sale from local restaurants. Or, bring a picnic lunch! For more information check out a2bicentennial.org/events.