This week, join Impact100 for a big announcement at Saks, celebrate the Kentucky Derby with a mint julep and stop by the Birmingham Farmers Market for its return to Martin Street.
Compiled by Alexa Caccamo
Featured photo via Birmingham Farmers Market
Impact100 Oakland County Grant Announcement
Saks Fifth Avenue at The Somerset Collection
2901 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy
Impact100 Oakland County is going to make its grant announcement at Saks Fifth Avenue at the Somerset Collection on April 30 at 6 p.m. The organization is a group of women that seek to transform the lives in Oakland County by awarding grants to local nonprofits in arts and culture, education, environment and recreation, family and health and wellness. To celebrate the grant announcement, a fashion show will take place on the second floor of Saks Fifth Avenue. Join in on the excitement and stop by Saks Tuesday night! Admission in free.
Alzheimer’s Associations Spring Soiree
Neiman Marcus at The Somerset Collection
2705 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy
Another philanthropy event is set to take place at Somerset, this time at Neiman’s. On May 2, the Alzheimer’s Association will host a spring soiree at Neiman Marcus. From 6-8:30 p.m., guests can sip, savor and shop to support the organization’s mission to eliminate the disease. Guests can also participate in a raffle for a grand prize of any pair of shoes sold in the department store, up to a $3,000 value. Stop by Neiman’s this week to shop, and fight Alzheimer’s disease. Tickets start at $75 on eventbrite.com.
Food Truck & Patio Kickoff 2019
Friday-Saturday 5-9 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
1820 E. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale
Calling all foodies of Metro Detroit! From May 3-5, the Detroit Fleat will host the Food Truck and Patio kickoff. For a whole weekend, celebrate food truck season in Metro Detroit by indulging on delicious food from food trucks, including Matt & Mo’s Italian Beef, The Pita Post, El Guapo Grill and many more. Stop by Ferndale and grab a taco with some family and friends, and Instagram the foodie experience.
Hats Off to the Kentucky Derby Tea
100 Townsend St., Birmingham
Kick off the Kentucky Derby by enjoying afternoon tea at the Townsend Hotel on May 4. The event will also feature Maker’s mint juleps and other cocktail specials. Grab some tea and cocktails and enjoy the races at the Townsend Hotel noon to 1:30 p.m. Tickets start at $65 on eventbrite.com.
Opening Day at the Birmingham Farmers Market
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Birmingham Farmers Market
151 Martin St., Birmingham
Spring is back in Metro Detroit and so is the Birmingham Farmers Market on Martin Street. Opening day will last from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and guests will be able to continue the celebration of the spring season with some fresh fruits and veggies. End the week on a “bright” note and stop by the Birmingham Farmers Market.