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Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

8 Things to Do in Metro Detroit this July

Published June 29, 2019 by

Celebrate summer by having some fun around Metro Detroit. This month, check out a book talk by Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, 2019 Wine SEEN at an art gallery, pizza-making class and more.

Compiled by Ri’An Jackson

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Wyandotte Street Art Fair

Wyandotte Street FairPhoto via Wyandotte Street Art Fair Facebook

3200 Biddle St., Wyandotte

Experience creativity and culture at the 58th annual Wyandotte Street Fair. View the talents of over 200 fine artists, or groove to live performers all day long. The event features 25 restaurants and local vendors. Admission is free.

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The Music of Queen featuring the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Detroit Symphony OrchestraPhoto via @detroitsymphony Instagram

Meadow Brook Amphitheatre

3554 Walton Blvd., Clarkston

If you’re a fan of rock band Queen, you won’t want to miss this unique orchestra show. Conductor Brent Havens will be accompanied by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on July 14 at 7:30 p.m. to present “The Music of Queen” at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre. Blending rock with classical music, the orchestra will be joined by a rock band that will showcase the familiar sounds of Queen in a new way. Tickets start at $29.50 on Ticketmaster.

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Farmington Founders Festival

Farmington Founders FestivalPhoto via Greater Farmington Founders Festival Facebook

33425 Grand River Ave., Farmington

The Greater Farmington Founders Festival is returning July 18-21 for its 55thncelebration. The festival features a parade along Grand River Avenue, bingo and beer tents, food trucks, live music, a dog show and vintage vendors. There will also be a fireworks show on Saturday night. Admission is free. More information available here.

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PizzaYOLO: How to Make Pizza

PizzaPlex PizzaPhoto via PizzaPlex Facebook

PizzaPlex

4458 W. Vernor Hwy., Detroit

Channel your inner chef and learn how to make Neapolitan pizza at Detroit’s PizzaPlex select Tuesdays in July. Participants of this two-hour class will learn how to make dough and cook pizza in a wood-fired oven. The class also features a wine and cheese tasting. Tickets are $60 on Eventbrite.

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Judge Rosemarie Aquilina Book Talk and Signing

women making an impactBoswell Hardwick for SEEN

The Detroit Writing Room 

1514 Washington Blvd., Suite 203, Detroit

Come meet Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, SEEN’s monthly recipe columnist, and author of the thriller novel “Triple Cross Killer” at The Detroit Writing Room. Here, she will give a book talk, answer questions from the audience and sign copies of the novel. Tickets are available on Eventbrite and include a copy of “Triple Cross Killer.”

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Wine SEEN

Wine SEEN 2018Sylvia Jarrus/SEEN

Wine is poured at the 2018 Wine SEEN.

Next Space Studio & Gallery

530 Hilton Road., Ferndale

Join the SEEN team for a wine tasting at Next Space Gallery in Ferndale 6-8:30 p.m. Sample a variety of wines from Elie Wine Co. while exploring the art gallery. Tickets are available at seenthemagazine.com/event/wine-seen-2019.

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Birmingham Day on the Town

Birmingham Day on the TownPhoto via City of Birmingham

Downtown Birmingham

Shop until you drop at downtown Birmingham’s biggest shopping day of the year. Local merchants will display their best goods at the best prices around Maple and Old Woodward from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. From clothing and jewelry to home décor, there are plenty of treasures to discover. Admission is free, and attendees receive free parking at all meters and parking structures.

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Mary J. Blige and Nas Concert

Mary J. BligePhoto via Mary J. Blige Facebook

DTE Energy Music Theatre

33 Bob Seger Dr., Clarkston

Hip-hop and R&B artists Mary J. Blige and Nas have joined forces for their first combined tour and are making a stop on July 28 at DTE Energy Music Theatre. The performance will feature hits from both stars. Tickets start at $22 on Ticketmaster.

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