Pi Day 2015: How to Celebrate Once in a Lifetime Day in Michigan
National Pie Day may be celebrated every year in the month of January, but March 14th 2015 offers a great way to celebrate Pi Day as it is truly a once in a lifetime event. At exactly 9:26 and 53 seconds on this date, the first ten digits of Pi will be represented. This happens once every 100 years, so today is an exciting day that should be celebrated.
Lucky for Michigan residents, several businesses have exciting deals to celebrate Pi Day. What’s not to love about free or discounted pie in honor of a mathematical term that you probably haven’t thought about since high school?
Michigan founded business Grand Traverse Pie Company will be offering a free slice of ABC pie with any purchase. ABC pie is made from Michigan apples, blueberries, and cherries. The company has made it very clear that they want to help celebrate this epic pi day and partnered with the Michigan Agriculture Education to celebrate math, education, and agriculture.
Free ABC pies with purchase will run the entire day and is available at all locations, which includes:
- Ann Arbor
- East Lansing
- Grand Rapids (Kentwood)
- Norton Shores
- Traverse City (x2 locations)
Grand Traverse Pie Company is an important Michigan company that puts $20 million into the state’s economy every year. The company purchases 95% of its products from Michigan companies. Eating free pie on Pi Day from Grand Traverse Pie Company not only helps your empty stomach, but also helps our economy.
Sweetie-licious is one of the greatest little pie shops that keeps winning state and national awards. The three locations will be offering discounted pie slice prices at a rate of $3.14 during Pi Day. Sweetie-licious locations are in Dewitt, Grand Rapids (Downtown Market) and East Grand Rapids (Gaslight Village).
Blaze Pizza, a fast casual pizza chain, will be offering $3.14 “pizza pies” for Pi day. Guests can get any 11 inch build your own or signature pizza for this special pricing at the Kalamazoo, Novi, or Royal Oak locations in Michigan.
For those looking to really capture the essence of pies on Pi Day, head to downtown Midland. The Midland Downtown Business Association is hosting “Pie Oh My Day” with free samples from more than a dozen bakers to celebrate Pi Day. The event runs from 11am to 3pm.
Those of our readers looking for a kid friendly way to celebrate Pi Day should check out Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing Michigan. The hands on science museum is hosting a Pi Day celebration during business hours of 10am to 5pm. Kids will be able to partake in Pi themed activities and challenges on this special once in a lifetime day. Admission to the Science Center is $7 for adults and children over the age of one. This event will also feature ABC pies from Grand Traverse Pie Company.