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Jul212010

Detroit Moxie's Weekend Roundup

Detroit was founded on July 24, 1701 by Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac.

Happy Birthday Detroit! You're 309 years old! I made this just for you. (Yeah, I know it's kind of ugly, it's the best I could do.)

 


 

 

Weekend Roundup

1. Corktown Music Festival - Enjoy live music in Detroit's oldest neighborhood. The festival takes place in Roosevelt Park, in the shadows of Michigan Central Station. July 24th.

2. 4th Fridays in the Park - Free concerts, film and fun in Campus Martius. The events go on all day and culminate with the Mega 80's, the Cherry Poppin' Daddies, and the film "Whip It." July 23rd.

3. Meadowbrook Concours d'Elegance - Over 230 cars and motorcycles will be on show on the beautiful grounds of Meadowbrook. July 25th.

4. Green Breeze: Green Living Fair - This free fair at the Birmingham Community House showcases over 100 eco-friendly vendors and their green products. July 24th.

5. Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival - Relax along the riverside and sample over 300 Michigan brews from more than 50 Michigan breweries. July 23-24.

6. Detroit Chicken Race (Facebook Link) - The first ever Detroit Chicken Race takes place at Temple Bar. Only city chickens are allowed to compete! July 25th. (How could I not include this?)

7. Belle Isle Art Exhibit - Head to our beautiful island park and check out local artists. July 24-30.

8. Detroit Children's Museum  - This Saturday is a FREE family fun day! Hands-on activities, arts and crafts, storytelling, & games. July 24th.

Don't forget the Ann Arbor Art Fair continues through July 24th.

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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Reader Comments (6)

Don't forget about the Battle Royale for control of Woodward Avenue on Saturday the 24th! Detroit Public Library vs. Detroit Institute of Arts Softball game! Clark Park, SW Detroit, 6:30 PM. Go DPL!!

July 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKristin

Birmingham Day on the Town!

http://www.enjoybirmingham.com/event-day-on-the-town-2

July 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSD

Kristin & SD,
Thanks for adding the events! Oh, and go Detroit Public Library! Beat the DIA!

July 22, 2010 | Registered CommenterBecks Davis

The 48 Hour Film Project kicks off tonight at 7:00 PM. Filmmakers and their crews all over the metro Detroit area, Ann Arbor and beyond will then spend the next 48 hours writing, filming and editing their films by Sunday night.

July 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKim

West Side = Best side, go DPL! I will so be at those chicken races, can't wait!

July 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJustine

Kim,
The 48 Hour Film projects looks really cool. Looking forward to seeing the final pieces.

Justine,
I love my friends at the DIA too but I'm rooting for the DPL. I hope you don't get rained out.

July 23, 2010 | Registered CommenterBecks Davis

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