Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2020

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Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2020 – Fun things to do in Metro Detroit & Oakland County this weekend. Events, activities for July 9, 10, 11, and 12, 2020.

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. We’re going to be using this Weekend Events Metro Detroit article ALL YEAR to post events and activities that are either FREE, or at least family affordable. Check back often for more Michigan Summer fun things to do this weekend!

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 Weekend Family Fun

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, & Sundays from 8a-4p Beginning Thursday, July 9, 2020
Grosse Pointe Shores Weekend Events – Ford House Grounds and Gardens Now Open
Ford House (1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan 48236, 313-884-4222, FordHouse.org)
Ford House is reopening its historic grounds and gardens to the general public starting Tuesday, July 7. Timed tickets are required and must be purchased in advance. All visitors must register in advance for a timed entry ticket. Tickets are $5 for the general public, and member admission is still free, but tickets are required for admittance. Visitors are also required to practice social distancing and keep a face mask with them at all times while on the estate. All historical buildings, including the Visitor Center and Museum Store, are closed, and house tours are suspended at this time. For any questions about Ford House’s reopening, health and safety guidelines, upcoming events and more, visit www.fordhouse.org or contact info@fordhouse.org.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 11a (THURSDAYS THROUGH 9/24)
Northville Weekend Events – StoryTime at Maybury Farm
Maybury Farm (195 S Main St, Northville, MI 48167, 248-374-0200, www.mayburyfarm.org)
Children learn about a unique farm topic each week through stories, songs, and sensory play. Free with admission to farm – $3 additional cost for Wagon Ride, if you want to take one. Farm admission is $4. For more info, visit mayburyfarm.org.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 5p & 9p
Sterling Hts Weekend Events – Macomb County Drive-In Movies
Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre / Freedom Hill (14900 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Heights, Michigan)
Freedom Hill / Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre in Sterling Hts is partnering with funfestevents to host drive-in movies this summer. Movies will be shown up to 3x daily on the LED big screen drive in movie theatre at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre (Freedom Hill). all screenings will be limited to just 150 cars and will cost $20 per carload of people. Tickets are on sale ONLY at etix.com. Food trucks will be available on site for refreshment sales. MORE INFO / MOVIE LISTINGS.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 6:30p (Thursdays through 9/3)
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Lake Orion LIVE Summer Music Nights Series
Children’s Park (175 S Broadway St, Lake Orion, MI 48362)
Themed music (80’s music, disco fever, country for our country, blues, etc.) will be played by a DJ or Playlist set up for Downtown Lake Orion’s Listening pleasure. This is a FREE event. Music in Children’s Park there will be 6′ x 6′ squares marked for guests to sit inside with 6′ of space between each square to help with safe distancing. Hosted by the Downtown Lake Orion DDA. MORE INFO

Thursday, June 9, 2020 at 7p (also, July 23 & July 30)
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Outdoor Yoga at Canterbury Village
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700)
Space is limited and guests are asked to social distance from individuals not a part of your group when selecting spots for the class. Parking will be available behind Yates Cider Mill or behind all the boutique shop houses within the Village Marketplace. Don’t forget to bring your yoga mat, water, blanket, and any props that make yoga more enjoyable for you. The suggested cost to participate is $10, or whatever you are comfortable paying. For more info, visit www.pushnawellness.com.

Friday, July 10, 2020 Weekend Family Fun

Friday, July 10, 2020 from 10:30a-11:15a
Oakland County Parks Events – Morning Munchkins
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Story-time fun for preschool children. This engaging series is offered on a Friday each month. Cost is $1/person/session. Cost is $1. Pre-registration with payment is required for these programs. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays during regular business hours. Programs cannot take place indoors so they may need to be cancelled in case of inclement weather. Hosted by Oakland County Parks.

Friday, July 10, 2020 from 10:30a-11:30a
Oakland County Parks Events – Morning with Nature
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
During this family-friendly hour, enjoy a story and learn about one of nature’s treasures. The program takes place outside in order to fully experience nature, so be sure to bring a blanket. At the end of the program, you may choose to make a craft at the nature center, or take it home to make on your own. Either way, don’t miss this wonderful peek into the great outdoors. Cost is $4/child. Pre-registration with payment is required for these programs. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays during regular business hours.  Hosted by Oakland County Parks.

Santa visitFriday, July 10, 2020 from 2p-8p and Saturday, July 11 from from 10a-8p
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Christmas in July at Canterbury Village
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, MI)
This free event will feature activities for the kids including crafts, Christmas story time, Yoga with Santa’s helpers and a special visit by Santa himself. All the boutiques at the Village and Village Marketplace will be open for shopping, thousands of Christmas ornaments available at closeout pricing, Yates Cider Mill and The C-Pub are also open for food and drinks as well. Canterbury Drive-In will feature SEVEN Christmas movies over the course of the 2-day event. For more info, visit canterburyvillage.com

Friday, July 10, 2020 at at 5p & 9p
Sterling Hts Weekend Events – Macomb County Drive-In Movies
Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre / Freedom Hill (14900 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Heights, Michigan)
Freedom Hill / Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre in Sterling Hts is partnering with funfestevents to host drive-in movies this summer. Movies will be shown up to 3x daily on the LED big screen drive in movie theatre at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre (Freedom Hill). all screenings will be limited to just 150 cars and will cost $20 per carload of people. Tickets are on sale ONLY at etix.com. Food trucks will be available on site for refreshment sales. MORE INFO / MOVIE LISTINGS.

Friday, July 10, 2020 at 5p, 7p, & 10p
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Drive In Movies at Canterbury Village
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700)
Enjoy drive-in movies on their raised 30 ft x 14 ft LED screen! Canterbury can even deliver movie refreshments to your car via the Canterbury Village C Pub (pizza, popcorn, chicken wings, Faygo Pop, and more). For now, in addition to other rules (see below), tickets MUST be purchased IN ADVANCE AND ONLINE ONLY. You can purchase tickets at THIS LINK. Cost of each movie is $20 and you can hear the movies through your car radio. Movies are in bright LED light that can be seen even in sunlight conditions. For more info, visit canterburyvillage.com. MORE INFO / MOVIE LISTINGS

full moonFriday, July 10, 2020 from 9:30p-10:30p
Farmington Hills Weekend Event – Full Moon Friday Night Hike
Heritage Park Nature Center (24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Enjoy the evening air as you head into Heritage Park after dark at a Full Moon Friday Night Hike. Listen for nocturnal animals, observe the night sky, and heighten your senses along the way. Cost is $3 per person. You can pay in person or pre-register at The Costick Center or by calling 248-477-1135. You can also pay at the door but space is limited. Hike will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. Hosted by Farmington Hills Special Services (parks and rec) Department. MORE INFO

Saturday, July 11, 2020 Weekend Events

Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 3p & 8p
Detroit Weekend Events – Movie Nights in the D
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan, 313-963-9393)
Movie Nights in the D movie series. Enjoy FREE outdoor films all summer long on the big screen in Detroit at Campus Martius Park. Enjoy award winning films all summer long courtesy of the Downtown Detroit Partnership which brings wonderful programs to the parks and free spaces in Detroit every season, all year long. Advanced registration is required! You can pick up FREE tickets for the movie showings at THIS LINK. For help locating convenient parking near Campus Martius, you can use Parkwhiz. MORE INFO / MOVIE LISTINGS

Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 3:30p, 5:45p, 8p, & 10:30p
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Drive In Movies at Canterbury Village
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700)
Enjoy drive-in movies on their raised 30 ft x 14 ft LED screen! Canterbury can even deliver movie refreshments to your car via the Canterbury Village C Pub (pizza, popcorn, chicken wings, Faygo Pop, and more). For now, in addition to other rules (see below), tickets MUST be purchased IN ADVANCE AND ONLINE ONLY. You can purchase tickets at THIS LINK. Cost of each movie is $20 and you can hear the movies through your car radio. Movies are in bright LED light that can be seen even in sunlight conditions. For more info, visit canterburyvillage.com. MORE INFO / MOVIE LISTINGS

Saturday, July 11, 2020 at at 5p & 9p
Sterling Hts Weekend Events – Macomb County Drive-In Movies
Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre / Freedom Hill (14900 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Heights, Michigan)
Freedom Hill / Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre in Sterling Hts is partnering with funfestevents to host drive-in movies this summer. Movies will be shown up to 3x daily on the LED big screen drive in movie theatre at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre (Freedom Hill). all screenings will be limited to just 150 cars and will cost $20 per carload of people. Tickets are on sale ONLY at etix.com. Food trucks will be available on site for refreshment sales. MORE INFO / MOVIE LISTINGS.

Sunday, July 12, 2020 Weekend Family Fun

Sunday, July 12, 2020 at at 5p & 9p
Sterling Hts Weekend Events – Macomb County Drive-In Movies
Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre / Freedom Hill (14900 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Heights, Michigan)
Freedom Hill / Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre in Sterling Hts is partnering with funfestevents to host drive-in movies this summer. Movies will be shown up to 3x daily on the LED big screen drive in movie theatre at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre (Freedom Hill). all screenings will be limited to just 150 cars and will cost $20 per carload of people. Tickets are on sale ONLY at etix.com. Food trucks will be available on site for refreshment sales. MORE INFO / MOVIE LISTINGS.

Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 7p
yogaDetroit Weekend Events – FREE Yoga at Grand Circus Park
Grand Circus Park Detroit (101-157 Witherell St, Detroit, MI 48226)
Bring your yoga mat and enjoy a physically distant yoga class taught. This is a FREE event but you must pre-register. Register here.

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or being altered without notice or cancellations.

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2020 is researched and compiled by Glen LaGrou, co-owner of OaklandCountyMoms.com. Unauthorized duplication of this content without express consent is a violation of our Terms and Conditions and Data Security policies. Violators will be reported to Google Support for infringement violation.

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