Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2017

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2017 – Events, activities, and fun things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit. Weekend of September 22, 23, and 24, 2017.

There are plenty of fun things to do in and around Metro Detroit this weekend. This list will try to highlight some of the weekend events Metro Detroit – big and small – for kids and families. I’m going to be using this Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2017 article to post events and activities that are either free, or at least family affordable.

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Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2017

Thursday, September 21, Friday, September 22, and Saturday, September 23, 2017
Farmington Weekend Events – Harvest Moon Celebration
Sundquist Pavilion Riley Park & Throughout Downtown Farmington
Sample harvest food pairings, sip crafted cider or artisan ales, explore fine wines, relax by the fire, or just enjoy the music. Enjoy life in a small town on a Michigan fall day. Farmington Harvest Moon Celebration Tickets are $8 at the door. Hours / More Info… For more info, visit The Farmington DDA website.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at dusk
Ferndale Weekend Events – “Get Reel” Outdoor Movie Night
Downtown Ferndale
“Get Reel” Outdoor movies on Vester Street series this summer with 3 nights of movies. Bring your lawn chairs and snacks and enjoy a memorable evening under the stars in Downtown Ferndale. Ferndale Outdoor Movie nights on Vester St are free to the public! Thursday’s Movie – Pretty in Pink.

Friday, September 22, 2017 from 10a-5p
New Hudson Weekend Event – Kids Gotta Play Open Play
Kids Gotta Play Showroom (53535 Grand River, New Hudson MI 48165, 1-800-955-PLAY, www.kidsgottaplay.com)
Why take the kids to Chuck E Cheese? Kids can exercise and be active! 14000 square feet of top of line OUTDOOR play equipment INDOORS so kids can climb and play the day away no matter what the weather. Top of the line outdoor play structures, trampolines, and basketball hoops. Review – Pics.

Friday, September 22, 2017 from 5:30p-7:30p
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Hayride Central
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Farmington Hills offers frightless hayrides every Friday evening from September 15 through November 3. Hayrides depart every half-hour at Heritage Park and come complete with roasted marshmallows, hot cider and a roaring campfire! $5. Pre-registration is STRONGLY encouraged. Call 248-473-1800 for more info. More info

Friday September 22, Saturday, September 23, and Sunday, September 24
Northville Weekend Events – Maybury Farm Corn Maze
Maybury Farm (50165 Eight Mile, Northville, MI 48167, 248-374-0200)
Hayride & corn maze. Cider, donuts, and snacks available after. Hours – Friday – 5p-10p, Saturday – noon-10p, and Sunday – noon-7p. Cost is $7. Children 2 and under are FREE. For more information, call 248-374-0200. Weekends through Oct 29.

Friday, September 22 through Sunday, September 24, 2017
South Lyon Weekend Events – Pumpkinfest South Lyon 2017
Downtown South Lyon
Live entertainment, pumpkin parade, craft show, inflatables, music, and more! Hours are 6p-11p Friday, Saturday 10a-7p, 11a-6p. More info

Friday, September 22, 2017 from 7:30p-8:30p
Rochester Hills Weekend Event – Open Gym / Drop-In Gymnastics
GTC Gymnastics Training Center (1813 Northfield Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Jump on the trampoline or flip around in foam pits. You do not have to be in a GTC class to participate, so invite your friends and neighbors to come along. (A waiver form must be filled out by a parent/guardian before anyone may attend.) www.gtcgymnastics.com for more info or call 248-304-7634.

Friday, September 22, 2017 through Sunday, September 24, 2017
Ferndale Weekend Events – DIY Street Fair
Downtown Ferndale
The DIY Street Fair is a free 3-day event in Ferndale, Michigan where local artists, crafters, businesses, groups and organizations, musicians, restaurants, brewers and others who live and work with a do-it-yourself ethic converge for one big celebration. Open to the public – all are welcome. Hours / More Info.

Friday, September 22, 2017 from 7:45p-9:30p
Lake Orion / Orion Twp Weekend Event – Friday Night fLipOut
fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer (233 Kay Industrial Drive, Orion Township, MI 48359, 248-340-0910, www.flipspotgym.com)
This open gym activity is for ages 9 and up. It includes music, pizza, gatorade and gym fun. Call fLipSpot for cost info.

comerica park fireworksFriday, September 22, 2017 after Tigers Baseball
Detroit Weekend Events – Comerica Park Fireworks
Comerica Park
Fireworks after Tigers baseball! Visit www.DetroitTigers.com for more info. Tickets for Detroit Tigers Comerica Park Fireworks Nights can be purchased at http://mlb.mlb.com/ticketing/singlegame.jsp?c_id=det for these individual games.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 (various times)
Oakland County Weekend Events – Oakland County Mom2Mom Sales
Various Locations
It’s a big weekend for Mom2Mom sales! Save big on baby items this weekend at Mom to Mom sales in Oakland County. Sales.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 9a-11:45a
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Women’s Self Defense Seminar
Costick Center (28600 Eleven Mile Road between Middlebelt and Inkster, Farmington Hills, MI)
Participants will learn how to protect themselves and their families in a non-intimidating, supportive environment; no previous experience is required. Instruction will be provided by Grand Master David Swartz, an Eighth Degree Black Belt who has taught self-defense skills for over 40 years. The event will be active and hands-on, so participants should wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to share their self-defense related questions or concerns. The FREE self-defense seminar is open to all women ages 13 and older. Pre-registration is required and participation is limited to the first 100 callers. To register, please call the Costick Center at 248-473- 1800.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 10a-6p and Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 10a-5p
Novi Weekend Events – Brickworld Michigan LEGO Expo
Suburban Collection Showplace (Expo Hall C, 46100 Grand River, Novi, MI 48374)
Bring the entire family for an afternoon of fun! See spectacular creations all built from LEGO bricks by local LEGO enthusiasts. Enjoy interactive activities, such as the LEGO and DUPLO play brick areas, fighting robots, seek and finds, etc. Buy your favorite LEGO sets, minifigures, and LEGO accessories from various
vendors. Buy public day tickets online at brickworld.com/brickworld-michigan/ or at the door. General admission is $13. Tickets are $12.50 at the door if paying cash. Kids 3 & Under are FREE.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Davisburg Weekend Events – Davisburg Heritage Festival
Throughout Davisburg, Shaiwassee Basin Preserve, Mill Pond Park
The day will be filled with a Pancake Breakfast, Antique Tractor and Fire-Truck Display, Wagon Ride Park Tours, Vintage Baseball Game, Historical Demonstrations, a Parade through Downtown at noon, Family Fun Games, Decorate Davisburg Scarecrow Contest, Beer Tent, Live Bands, Exciting Kid’s Activities and much, much more! Most activities are FREE. Contact the Springfield Township Parks and Recreation  website or call 248-846-6558 for more details on Davisburg Heritage Festival.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 (all day)
Ortonville Weekend Events – Ortonville Septemberfest
In & Around Ortonville
Ortonville Septemberfest 2017 will feature more vendors, a classic car show, talent show, arts and crafts, FREE kids games and inflatables, live music, free contests, and more! Pond Street will be home to many food vendors. You can even visit the historic Old Mill & Mann School for FREE tours. More info

Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 11a-noon
Royal Oak Weekend Events – Storytime with Cowboy Alex
Royal Oak Community Center (3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073)
Listen to Cowboy Alex read fun stories, joke around with his puppet pals and do silly magic tricks. Plus, kids and parents will make an awesome craft project using recycled material. $5. FREE PARKING! For more info or to register, 248-246-3180.

fire preventionSaturday, September 23, 2017 from noon-4p
Farmington Hills Fire Prevention Week Event – Fire Prevention Open House
Farmington Hills Fire Department (31455 W. Eleven Mile, Farmington Hills, MI)
“Sparky”, fire trucks, smoke alarms, fire fighter dressup, and more. For more information about the Fire Prevention Open House, call the Farmington Hills Fire Department at 248-871-2800.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 5p-7:45p
Troy Weekend Events – Family Night Out
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083, 248-524-1546)
Enjoy swimming, basketball, parachutes, inflatables and more. $3 for residents & $4 for non-residents. Questions? Call 248-524-3484.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 6p-10p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Parents Night Out – Nerf Night Out!
GTC Gymnastics Training Center (1813 Northfield Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309 248-852-7950)
Drop your child off at GTC for a night of neft play and fun. For ages 4 – 12. Includes open gym, Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course, foam pit, bounce house, pizza & juice, and a movie. For cost info and to register, visit gtcgymnastics.com.

Birmingham Farmers MarketSunday, September 24, 2017 from 9a-2p
Birmingham Weekend Events – Birmingham Farmers Market
Birmingham Farmers Market (666 North Old Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009, www.birminghamfarmersmarket.org)
Enjoy live music performances while you shop, and this year’s “Kids Zone” promises an enjoyable arts & crafts experience for your little farmers.

Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 9a-3p
Waterford Weekend Events – Community Garage Sale
Oakland County Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Find hidden treasures for sale or sell items you no longer need. Community members, Direct vendors and Mom 2 Mom sellers welcome. Booth – $15. For more info, or to reserve a booth, call 248-858-5495.

Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 10a-2p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Fall Color Car Classic
Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Sorry, no pets, bicycles or skateboards in display area. Call 248-673-2826 for info. Proceeds benefit Alhambra Charities for persons with developmental disabilities. Door Prizes, 50/50 Drawing & Goodie Bags, Concession food available. Trophies to top 15 cars. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 1p-4p
Oak Park Weekend Events – Oak Park Autumn Fest
Oak Park City Hall & DPS (14000 Oak Park Blvd, Oak Park, MI 48237)
Autumn Fest is an extension of their annual Public Safety Open House and will include displays and fun hosted by the Public Safety Department, Public Works, Recreation Department, and the Oak Park Library. Enjoy live entertainment, pumpkin patch, face painting, petting farm, and more. More info

Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 1p
Detroit Weekend Events – DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Detroit Film Theatre – TBA – The Detroit Film Theatre showcases the best of contemporary and classic world cinema. Tickets – $9.50 for general admission and $7.50 for members, seniors and students.

See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

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