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Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

5 Fun Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Weekend

July 8, 2021

Counting down the days ’til Friday? Here are 5 fun things to do this weekend in Metro Detroit

By Perry Haselden

Featured photo via @purposejobs

See Art in the Park

July 9, 10 + 11

artwork Photo via Plymouth Art In The Park Facebook Page

Friday, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Saturday, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

885 Penniman Ave. #6460, Plymouth

Michigan’s second largest art fair, Art in the Park is taking place in Plymouth this weekend. The event will feature the work of over 400 artists, as well as music, food and fun activities for kids, like candle making and face painting. Check out artinthepark.com for all the event details!

 Support Local and Save Big

July 10

woodward throwbacks showroomPhoto via @woodwardthrowbacks

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

11500 Joseph Campau Ave, Hamtramck

Woodward Throwbacks is having a Summer Blow Out Sale this Saturday. They typically only do two big sales a year, so you do not want to miss out on this one! Doors open at 10:00 am, and shoppers can expect to score amazing deals, like 50% off doors and up to 80% off furniture and vintage housewares.

Sunday Brunch on the River

July 11

fried wonton dumplingsPhoto via @geishagirlsriverfront

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Robert C. Valade Park

2670 Atwater St, Detroit

Launching this weekend, the Sunday Brunch Market will be popping up at Valade Park through September 24. Organized by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and Jennyfer Crawford of Ask Jennyfer, this weekly event will showcase local vendors and restaurants, like Smokey G’s Steakhouse, Bob’s Barge, Geisha Girl Sushi, and more!

Listen to Live Music

July 11

live musicPhoto via Huron-Clinton Metroparks Facebook page
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark

31300 Metro Pkwy, Harrison Twp

Head to Lake St. Clair Metropark this Sunday for some live music and dancing. Featuring a rotating lineup of Metro Detroit-based bands, the Summer Concert Series will take place Sunday evenings through September 5. This weekend, rock and soul musician Kat Orlando and her band will be taking the stage.

Treat Yourself

ice cream shopPhoto courtesy of Bedrock Detroit

Milk & Froth

535 Griswold St, Detroit

This summer just got sweeter. Detroit-based ice cream company Milk & Froth officially opened their first storefront this week, located inside the historic Buhl Building. Now you can indulge in over a dozen rotating ice cream flavors (including vegan options) all year round. Plus, they have pints to-go!

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