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Why Not Wednesday?

Third Wednesday of every month, 6-9 p.m. Continues through June 30, 2020
phone 734-999-0000
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On the 3rd Wednesday of every month the Arbor Hills - Shopping Center hosts their special interactive shopping event: Why Not Wednesday? Arbor Hills’ monthly Why Not Wednesday? events offer area shoppers a chance to explore the center’s stores, take part in live demonstrations, special offers and refreshments throughout the night. Free

Harvest Moon Celebration

Thu., Sept. 21, 6 p.m., Fri., Sept. 22, 6 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 23, 8:30 a.m.

Craft beer and folk music come together under the light of the harvest moon in downtown Farmington this weekend. Wander beneath the stars and enjoy the music of Northville Folk on Thursday night, nosh samples from local eateries, and enjoy tunes from Bugs Beddow and the Good Stuff on Friday night, and spend Saturday enjoying a pancake breakfast, partaking in cooking demos, and shopping at the Harvest Market.

Activities start at 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. on Saturday; 33113 Grand River Ave., Farmington;; tickets are $6 in advance and $8 at the door. $6-$8
Downtown Farmington (map)
Grand River Ave.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (248) 477-1199
Harvest Moon Celebration

Saline Main Street's Oktoberfest 2017

Fri., Sept. 22, 5-11 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
phone 734-316-2119

You don’t have to be German to enjoy Saline’s Oktoberfest. An all-American festival with a fun German flavor, Oktoberfest features live German, Rock and Folk music, a Kinderplatz activity area for the little ones and plenty of scrumptious German and American Food, beer and brats, Weiner Dog Races, Corn Hole Tournament, Oktoberfest has something for everyone. And this year – you asked for it, we’re bringing then back to you –Your Generation is returning on Friday night! Brought to you by Saline Main Street. For details visit $5 Friday Free Saturday
Downtown Saline (map)
Main St.
Greater Ann Arbor Area
Saline Main Street's Oktoberfest 2017


Fri., Sept. 22, 7-11:45 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 23, 7-11:45 p.m.
phone 313-420-6000

DLECTRICITY is a nighttime outdoor festival of art + light that showcases the work of emerging and established artists, architects and industrial designers in the Cultural Corridor of Midtown Detroit. Thirty-six international, national and local artists have been commissioned to illuminate the Woodward corridor, from the Detroit Institute of Arts down to the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit - MOCAD with cutting edge installations of light, video, performance, interactive engineering and other unexpected works of art. DLECTRICITY returns this fall on September 22-23, 2017. FREE

Dearborn Farmers & Artisans Market

Fridays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Continues through Oct. 6

@ Garrison St. Parking lot, Between Mason & Howard Streets
The Dearborn Farmers & Artisans Market happens every Friday through Oct. 6. Carefully selected vendors who sell only seasonal, local, Michigan-produced farm products and goods will set up behind the Historic Bryant Library at Michigan and Mason in Downtown West Dearborn from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Market will feature a wide variety of vendors including fresh flowers & produce, artisan baked goods, cheeses and meats, soaps, woodworking, pottery, and much more. Free
Dearborn Farmers & Artisans Market

1st annual Corktoberfest

Sat., Sept. 23, 1-8 p.m.

Held in the vacant lot next to the Gaelic League Irish American Club, this brand new festival is a celebration of all things beer. It promises guests access to over 101 different suds, from international macro brews to small batch craft beer options made in Detroit and everything in between. Corktown’s bars and restaurants — which include a world famous BBQ purveyor, a burger bar, a gastropub, and plenty of other restaurants and bars — will be well represented at the beer festival, with samples available for purchase. A cast of DJs, plus games and activities, will round out the event.

Runs 1 to 8 p.m.; 2034 Michigan Ave., Detroit;; Tickets are $25 for pre-sale general admission and $50 for early entry. $25-$50
Corktown (map)
Michigan and Turnbull
Corktown 1st annual Corktoberfest

Torch With a Twist

Sat., Sept. 23, 8 p.m.

You’re no hero if you’re not rooting for your local vaudevillians. Detroit’s longest running variety showcase promises a glamorous blend of classic performers strutting their stuff and quirky talent flinging fire during its 11th annual showing on Saturday. The cabaret is slated to bring fire, danger, and, of course, all that jazz with Detroit’s drag darling, pain psychic charms, comedic motivationalists, mystical flute magic, and a cosmic priestess rounding out their roster. J. Rae Warren of Heavy Nettles will also be on-site manning a pop-up with a menu created for a night filled with a myriad of talent to ogle over.

Doors open at 8 p.m.; 715 E. Milwaukee Ave., Detroit; 313-873-2955;; Tickets are $10. $10
Tangent Gallery (map)
715 E. Milwaukee
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 873-2955
Torch With a Twist

The SpeedRing

Sat., Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
phone 248-307-1570 ext 144

The SpeedRing is an intense Time Attack and Shootout competition that celebrates the automotive performance aftermarket. For two days, competitors within the tuning community will showcase their builds, shops, and driving skills. A bracketed Touge-style shootout on Day 2 is sure to amplify the on-track excitement while our performance alley will offer attendees the opportunity to meet and speak with the aftermarket’s greatest brands.
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Renaissance Festival

Sun., Oct. 1

Opened in 1979, the Michigan Renaissance Festival is a 312-acre interactive recreation of a late 16th Century English village that attracts nearly 250,000 people every year. It runs from late August until early October, making it a fun fall tradition for Michigan families, pirate-lovers, and full-blown weirdos. Fun fact: the 2009 film All’s Faire in Love, starring Christina Ricci, was filmed mostly at the Michigan Renaissance Center. $14-$23
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Oktobeer Festival 2017

Fri., Oct. 6, 5 p.m.-12 a.m., Sat., Oct. 7, 12 p.m.-12 a.m. and Sun., Oct. 8, 12-10 p.m.
phone 248-543-1000

OktoBEER Fest will be held in downtown Ferndale October 6-8, 2017. With our own twist on a Bavarian themed festival, East 9 Mile (located between Woodward Avenue & Leland St.) will be transformed into a weekend long festival celebrating fall BBQ, local and fall inspired food, a killer band line up with a little authentic oompah music thrown in, tons of games and contests, local business sponsors, local retail vendors and of course BEER! Free Entry; Food & Beverages for Purchase
Downtown Ferndale (map)
9 Mile and Woodward
Greater Royal Oak Area
phone 248-546-1632
Oktobeer Festival 2017

2017 Festival of Trees

Sun., Nov. 19, 2 p.m.
phone 734-748-3822

The 33rd Annual Festival of Trees, a benefit for the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation, returns to the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center November 19th through November 26th. The Festival of Trees is a public display of spectacular professionally designed 7’ and 5’ holiday trees, tabletop trees, wreaths and other holiday gift shop items that are sold to raise funds for pediatric research. $5

World Of One Body Mind Spirit Expo

Sat., April 21, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sun., April 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
phone 248-935-8441

@ Blue Water Conference Center, 800 Harker Street

World Of One Body Mind Spirit Expo
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