1. Rockin' on the Riverfront - Once bitten, twice shy: This week's edition of the free summer concert series features L.A. hard rockers Great White. August 2nd.
2. Buy Michigan Now Festival - Now in its fifth year, this fest in downtown Northville celebrates Michigan-based businesses and Michigan-made products. There will also be a Michigan wine and beer garden and entertainment. August 2—4.
3. Science Rocks! - Head to the Michigan Science Center for an after hours party and check out their newest exhibit, The Science of Rock 'n' Roll. Plus live music, a cash bar, laser magic shows and a Guitar Hero competition. August 2nd.
4. Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts - The gardens and courtyards of Artist Village Detroit plays host to the outdoor festival featuring site-specific performance and installation art. August 3rd.
5. The Story of Willow Run - This 1945 black and white documentary explores the Willow Run B-24 Bomber Plant that was conceived by Henry Ford. August 3—4.
Bonus: The Bitters
Double Bonus: Backpack Music Festival
Triple Bonus: Heirloom's Novi Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festival
Do you know of a great event going on in Metro Detroit this weekend? Add it to the comments and share it with us!