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Detroit Moxie's Weekend Roundup

Labor Day is a celebration of the economic and social contributions of workers. A day off and festivals galore is the perfect way to celebrate! Well, except for those that still have to work on Monday. Get out there and enjoy Detroit on what many consider the last weekend of summer!

Weekend Roundup

1. Arts Beats & Eats - Head to Royal Oak for over 200 musical performances including Mayer Hawthorne & The County, fine art and food from local restaurants. August 31—September 3.

2. Motor City Bike & Brew Tours - Choose from a brewery history tour or a prohibition history tour this weekend. Ride a bike, learn history and have lunch and a beverage! September 1—2.

3. 2012 Hamtramck Labor Day Festival - Hamtown's annual festival features a kielbasa eating contest, yacht races down Jos. Campau, food, music and $4 beer. September 1—3.

4. Great Lakes State Fair - This non-profit is bringing back the tradition of the State Fair complete with livestock & agriculture, a midway, entertainment, a small circus and a beer garden featuring Michigan breweries. August 31—September 3.

5. Detroit Jazz Festival - From Campus Martius to Hart Plaza, downtown will be jumping to smooth jazz. Sonny Rollins, the Wynton Marsalis Quartet, Pat Metheny and Chick Corea are all slated to perform. August 31—September 3.

Bonus: Panic in Hamtramck (Facebook link)

Double Bonus: Free admission at Greenfield Village on Monday

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

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Also let's not forget about Critical Mass on Friday.

August 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSteve St. Germain

Don't forge the Romeo Peach Festival! ; ) It's a little north but lots of fun activities.

August 31, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie Roeder

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