Sunday September 20th / Malden Park Windsor Ontario 5:30pm (see details below) Dust off your passport and join us for an international picnic! Lets enjoy some Canadian snacks while sitting on a hill overlooking the city of Detroit and contemplating all that the city has given us over the past season! Don't forget your passport! … Continue reading End of Summer Picnic
International Tugboat Races Park Avenue Hotel Implosion Creative Anachronism and Living Monuments at the Historic Fort Wayne
Saturday June 20th 12:00-2:00pm 1 Rosa Parks Blvd Join us at the foot of Rosa Parks Boulevard for this year's International Tug Boat Race—a Detroit River tradition since 1949! To be followed by snacking and explorations of the riverfront. The race begins at 1:00 at the Ambassador Bridge and heads east. Don't be late—tug boats … Continue reading Picnic # 11: International Tug Boat Race!
Wednesday May 20th at 7PM - 8PM at the Traffic Island at the intersection of I-75 + M8 Approach from the Northwest and use the train bridge to cross the highway. Watch for trains. Join us for an exercise in machine mimicry as we vocalize in the tones and textures of the passing traffic. The … Continue reading Traffic Chorus
November 23rd 2014 For November’s picnic we will meet alone in space (choose your own location), together in time (Sunday, November 23rd, 2014) for the purpose of collecting audio. Bring a recording device of choice to your own private picnic. Artist and seasoned Picnic Clubber, Emily Gustafson will weave the recordings together into a sonic … Continue reading Picnic 8: Solitary Sonic Picnic (Basket)
Join Jacqui Au and the Detroit area Rambling Network for a walk on the Dequindre Cut this Sunday! The ramble will begin at 4:00 at the current northernmost point of the Cut. We will ramble the Dequindre Cut, observing what is lost and what is gained as humans force various phases of development on the land. What … Continue reading Rambling Alert! October 19th
Today I received a most exciting email from Jacqui Au. The curious, creative, and smart walkineer behind the Detroit Area Rambling Network. I'm super excited to join DARN on this adventure. Strap your shoes on and come along! Hello ramblers, Let's ramble this Sunday (6/15/2014)! Meet at Veterans Park in Hamtramck at 3:00 and plan … Continue reading Ramble this Sunday!
A large road sign reading I-94 Industrial Zone and the slogan of the Michigan Development Corporation “ Creating Good Jobs for Your Community “ marks the location of our first picnic. The weathered sign and slogan hints at the imagined futures of this place. It was once a small dense neighborhood of modest homes. The … Continue reading Synopsis: Birdwatching Picnic
The Picnic Club is a collaborative project being spearheaded by Lauren Rossi Harroun and Bridget Quinn. We are currently stockpiling ideas for Spring 2014. We would love to hear your thoughts and ideas and hopefully you will join us in this playful experiment in seeing. Activities will include: -picnics -foraging -expeditions -exercises in looking (birdwatching/ … Continue reading COMING SOON!