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Detroit Moxie's Weekend Roundup

Forget what the calendar says, in my book summer starts with Memorial Day Weekend. Let’s kick off summer in Detroit in a fantastic fashion with warm weather, sunshine, and plenty of things to do!

Have a fabulous weekend! Be safe and don't forget the sunscreen.

Weekend Roundup

1. Movement Electronic Music Festival - Head down to Hart Plaza and celebrate techno music! Electronic music will be performed by top artists from around the world. Check out this breakdown of some of the afterparties. May 29-31.

2. Orchard Lake St. Mary's Polish Country Fair - A Memorial Weekend tradition for 39 years, the St. Mary's Fair features authentic Polish food, carnival rides, entertainment, bingo & vegas tents, and more. This is the largest high school fair in the country! Read about our visit to the Polish fair last year and learn about the campus. May 28-31.

3. Belle Isle Botanical Society Plant Sale - This annual fundraiser takes place in the Belle Isle Greenhouses and offers a large selection of perennials, annuals, mini-roses, and over 80 varieties of heirloom & hybrid tomatoes. May 29th.

4. Greater Rochester Heritage Days - In its first year, this event at Municipal Park includes an art fair with over 100 artists, a car show, climbing wall, Civil War and World War Two re-enactors, pony rides, plow horses, and more. May 29-30.

5. World Steam Expo - The premier Steampunk event of the Midwest happens in Dearborn. What is steampunk? A genre of science fiction set in the Victorian times when steam was the main source of machine power (definition from  May 28-31.

Do you know of a great event going in on Metro Detroit this weekend? Add it to the comments and share it with us!

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The Tigers play Oakland this weekend at Comerica Park. Two night games and two day games.

May 27, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJamie Favreau

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