The Secret: A Blue Collar Comic and a Famous Barber

The week of February 24th brings Blue Collar Comedian Ron White as well as the famous opera “The Barber of Seville” to Ann Arbor.

No matter where you are or what you choose to do, The Bell Tower Hotel in Ann Arbor, Michigan, will be within walking distance (and we always offer complimentary parking).

If you need directions or have any questions you can always feel free to ask anyone on our staff.

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Michigan Football

National Signing day is now behind us, but Jim Harbaugh picked up the number one ranked recruit in the country when Rashan Gary (DE) picked the University of Michigan in front of the nation on ESPN.

“Blue Collar” Theater

Ron “Tater Salad” White the cigar smoking and silver-haired member of the famous “Blue Collar Comedy” crew will bring his comedy stylings to the Michigan Theater on February 27th.

Since his time on the Blue Collar tour Mr. White has been nominated for Grammy awards as a comedian and appeared in movies like Horrible Bosses and television shows like Reno 911. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.

The Barber Of Seville

The Ann Arbor Comic Opera Guild is putting on its production of one of the most famous operas ever written, The Barber of Seville, between February 25-27th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater on the campus of the University Of Michigan.

The Comic Opera Guild is one of the only area guilds to include both professional and amateur singers in their productions. The shows will start at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday nights. Two shows will be performed on Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Sports Options for U of M Parents and Fans

Good luck to all Michigan Athletes, family, fans, and friends! Go Blue!  

Men’s Basketball will play Northwestern at Crisler Center February 24th starting at 7:00 p.m.

Men’s Tennis will compete against Washington at the Varsity Tennis Center on February 26th starting at 4:00 p.m. and also against Tulsa on February 28th at the Varsity Tennis Center starting at 12:00 p.m.

Women’s Lacrosse will play Canisius at Oosterbaan Field House February 26th starting at 5:00 p.m.

Women’s Swimming will compete in the “Last Chance Meet” time to be announced on February 28th at Canham Natatorium.

Looking For Laughs

The Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase is hosting comedian Derick Lengwenus on February 25th – 27th. Derek has appeared at HBO’s prestigious “Just For Laughs Comedy Festival” and filmed his own one-hour comedy special for CTV earning a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for “best newcomer.”

The Bell Tower Hotel Staff is Here For You

The Bell Tower Hotel offers the best accommodations in Ann Arbor with the best proximity to downtown and the University of Michigan Campus.

Please let us help you with planning, logistics, or whatever you need to have the best possible time while you are staying with us!  

The Bell Tower prides themselves on providing you with the best service and resort-like feel you will find in anywhere in Ann Arbor.

When you want the best lodging in Ann Abor Michigan, The Bell Tower Hotel is the perfect place for you – if you have any questions, or want to make a reservation, feel free to contact us at any time at (734) 769-3010 or at

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