Things To Do in Michigan in August

Five Blueberry Festivals. Concerts. Car shows. Major League Baseball. There’s plenty to do around Michigan in August for families or date nights. Check it out below. Or download a printable copy here.

DETROIT TIGERS – tigers.com or 313-471-BALL

7/30 – 8/1     at Boston Red Sox

Aug. 3-5        vs. Cleveland Indians

Aug. 6-9        vs. New York Yankees

Aug. 10-12    at Texas Rangers

Aug. 13-15    at Minnesota Twins

Aug. 17-19    vs. Baltimore Orioles

Aug. 21-23    vs. Toronto Blue Jays

Aug. 24-26    vs. L. A. Angels

Aug. 28-30    at Kansas City Royals

8/31 – 9/2     vs. Chicago White Sox

DTE ENERGY MUSIC THEATRE – Clarkston; T.M.

Aug. 1           Chicago with The Doobie Brothers

Aug. 3           Viva Le Cirque

Aug. 4           Sugarland

Aug. 5           Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, etc.

Aug. 6           Yes with Procol Harum

Aug. 9           Joe Cocker with Huey Lewis

Aug. 10         The Fray and Kelly Clarkston

Aug. 11         Last Summer on Earth Tour:  Barenaked Ladies, etc.

Aug. 14         System of a Down with Deftones

Aug. 15         311 and Slightly Stoopid

Aug. 17         Dukes of September Rhythm Revue

Aug. 18         Cinderella with Sebastian Bach, etc.

Aug. 19         The Music of Pink Floyd

Aug. 24         Carnival of Madness:  Evanescence, Chevelle, etc.

Aug. 25         TobyMac with Steven Curtis Chapman

Aug. 29         Jason Mraz with Christina Perri

Aug. 30         Rock N Blues Fest

MEADOW BROOK MUSIC FESTIVAL – T.M., http://www.palacenet.com, 800-745-3000

Aug. 4           Trespass America Festival:  Five Finger Death Punch, Killswitch, etc.

Aug. 5           Ralphie May

Aug. 11         Family Day on Broadway; 2 pm

Aug. 11         100 Years of Broadway; 8 pm

Aug. 7           Train with Mat Kearney, Andy Grammer

Aug. 14         My Morning Jacket with Band of Horses

Aug. 23         Aladdin & The Magic Lamp; 2 & 7 pm

Aug. 24         II Volo

Aug. 25         Get Back! The Cast of Beatlemania; 8 pm

Aug. 25-26    Wine & Food Fest

Aug. 26         Laugh-A-Palooza

CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOWS

Aug. 1-3     Gratiot Pre-cruise Car Shows: www.ctgratiotcruise.com

Aug. 1: Wiseguys Bar & Grill, 42305 Garfield

Aug. 2: ConCorde Inn, 44315 N. Gratiot

Aug. 3: Clancy’s Irish Pub, 42012 Hayes

Aug. 5        Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise; food, parade; ctgratiotcruise.com

Aug. 5        Troy:  Traffic Jam Car Show; Columbia Center, 201 W. Big Beaver; cemaclub.org

Aug. 11      White Lake:  12th Annual Corvettes America Car Show; Alpine Ski Lodge; http://www.corvettesamerica.org

Aug. 12      Rochester:  Rockin Rods n’ Rochester; http://www.cemaclub.org

Aug. 14-16 Detroit: Int’l Classic Car Show; Cobo Center; 248-461-2678; http://www.diamts.com

Aug. 14-18 Flint:  Back to the Bricks Cruise & Car Show; 810-232-8900

Aug. 18      WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE; www.woodwarddreamcruise.com

Aug. 19      Brooklyn:  Pure Michigan 4000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; 800-354-1010

Aug. 22      Auburn Hills:  Walter P. Chrysler Museum Cruise Night; http://www.cemaclub.org

Aug. 25      Warren:  Cruise Night; 3-8 pm; First Presbyterian Church of Warren, 3000 E. 12 Mile; 586-484-0417

Aug. 25      Livonia:  Charity Car Show to benefit Angela Hospice, 10-3; 15431 Merriman; cemaclub.org

Aug. 26      Dearborn Heights:  Cruising Hines Park; 9-6; Outer Drive to Ann Arbor Trail; cemaclub.org

MOTOR CITY CASINO HOTEL – 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, http://www.motorcitycasino.com; 313-237-7711; Ticketmaster, 800-745-3000

Aug. 2           Summerland: Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, etc.

Aug. 9           k. d. lang and the siss boom bang

Aug. 16         Bonnie Raitt

HAPPENINGS AROUND TOWN

Ticketmaster: 800-745-3000 or  http://www.ticketmaster.com

Joe Louis Arena:  313-983-6606

Fox Theatre:  313-471-6611   olympiaentertainment.com

Cobo Arena:  313-983-6616

The Palace:  248-377-0100; http://www.palacenet.com

The Silverdome:  248-338-7000, http://www.silverdometickets.com

Max M. Fisher Music Center: 313-576-5111; www.detroitsymphony.com

Masonic Temple:  313-832-2232; http://www.masonicdetroit.com

Detroit Opera House: 313-237-SING; http://www.motopera.org

Aug. 1           Coldplay; The Palace; T.M.

Aug. 1-31      Titanic Artifact Exhibition at the Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn; 800-835-5237

Aug. 2-5        Farmington Hills Family Funfest; Founders Sports Park; wadeshows.com, 248-755-0433

Aug. 3-4        St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit Highland Games; Livonia; 248-526-1849

Aug. 3-4        Blueberry Festival; Imlay City; 810-724-1361

Aug. 3-4        Allen Park Downtown Street Fair; 313-928-0940, allenparkdowntown.com

Aug. 3-5        Buy Michigan Now Festival; downtown Northville; buymichigannowfest.com, 248-390-0974

Aug. 3-5        Celebrate Oxford; downtown; 248-770-8587, downtownoxford.org

Aug. 3-5        Homecoming Festival; Ford Field Park, Dearborn; 313-943-2350

Aug. 4           Neighborhoods Day:  Arise Detroit! 313-921-1955, http://www.arisedetroit.org

Aug. 4-5        Mustang Mania – world’s largest WW11 Air & Ground battle reenactment; Willow Run; free admission to the Yankee Air Museum; yankeeairmuseum.org/airshow, 800-585-3737

Aug. 4-5        Jazz on the River; Elizabeth Park on Jefferson Street, Trenton; 734-261-1990, zonjic.com/jazzontheriver

Aug. 4-5 &    Historic Baseball (1867 rules); Greenfield

Aug. 11-12    Village, Dearborn; 800-835-5237

Aug. 7           Republicans of Sterling Heights/Utica Primary Party; 8 pm; Nick’s 22nd Street Steak House, Van Dyke & 22 Mile, Shelby Twp; desaele@wideopenwest.com or 586-254-1284

Aug. 7-11      Eastern Michigan Fair; Imlay City; 810-724-4145

Aug. 9           Safe, Sound & Secure Conference; seniors will learn about identity theft, scams, etc; 9:30 -2; Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield, Clinton Twp; register: 586-469-6313

Aug. 10         Getting Strong – The Wiggles! Live in Concert; The Palace; T.M.

Aug. 10         34th Annual Handicapped Fishing Derby; St. Clair Shores; 586-393-8800

Aug. 10-11    Saline’s Summerfest; downtown; 734-604-0051, salinesummerfest.org

Aug. 10-12    Milford Memories Summer Festival; 248-685-7129, milfordmemories.com

Aug. 11         High School All Star Basketball Festival; The Palace; T.M.

Aug. 11-12    Pierogi Festival; Sweetest Heart of Mary (oldest Polish parish in Detroit); 4440 Russell (at the corner of Canfield); Polish bands, food, beer tent, games, PAWS

Aug. 13-19    Armada Fair; fairgrounds; 586-784-5488

Aug. 16-18    Joyce Meyer Ministries; The Palace; T.M.

Aug. 16-19    Greek Festival; Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, St. Clair Shores; 586-779-6111, goassumption.org

Aug. 17-19    African World Festival; Hart Plaza, Detroit; 313-494-5800, http://www.thewright.org

Aug. 17-19    Melvindale Street Fair; Allen Road near Outer Drive; 313-429-1086

Aug. 18         Brothers of the Sun Tour:  Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw; Ford Field; T.M.

Aug. 18         White Elephant Trunk Sale held by The Historical Society of St. Clair Shores; 9-3; Selinsky-Green Farmhouse Museum & the library parking lot; 22500 11 Mile; 586-771-9020

Aug. 18 –       Renaissance Festival; Royal Ale & Pet

Sept. 30        Fest on Aug. 18-19; Highland Fling on Aug. 25-26; http://www.MichRenFest.com, 248-634-5552

Aug. 21         Linkin Park and Incubus with Mutemath; The Palace; T.M.

Aug. 21-25    Chelsea Community Fair; fairgrounds; 734-475-1270, chelseafair.org

Aug. 23-26    Warren Birthday Bash; 586-268-8400

Aug. 24         Gipsy Kings; Fox Detroit; T.M.

Aug. 24-26    St. Mary Queen of Creation Festival; New Baltimore; 586-725-2441

Aug. 24-26    Lincoln Park Days; Youth Center Park; 313-350-8705

Aug. 25         Pig Roast by The Somerset Singles Ski & Golf Club; 1 pm; Labaj home in Romeo; $25/members, $30/non-members; bring your own beverage & lawn chair; RSVP by Aug. 10, Bobbie, 586-781-4056

Aug. 25-26    Bloomfield North Area Chamber Annual Big Fish Festival; Keego Harbor; 248-683-7252

Aug. 25-28    Warren Birthday Bash; City Square; 586-268-8400, cityofwarren.org

Aug. 29         BWE Sizzle with Style Fashion Show held by The Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce; 11 am; lunch; Cherry Creek Golf Club, 5200 Cherry Creek, Shelby Twp; 586-731-5400, ext. 21

Aug. 30 – Sept. 3        Michigan Peach Festival; Romeo; 586- 752-6543, romeolions.org/peachfestival.htm

Aug. 31 – Sept. 2        River Rouge Days Festival; Memorial  Park, West Jefferson and Great Lakes avenues; 313-842-5604

Aug. 31 –  Sept. 3      Great Lakes State Fair; Novi; 248-348-5600

Aug. 31 – Sept. 3      Arts, Beats & Eats; Royal Oak; 248-334-4600, artsbeatseats.com

Aug. 31 –  Sept. 3     International Jazz Festival; 313-447-1248

COLOSSEUM AT CAESARS WINDSOR – 800-991-7777

Aug. 3           Happy Together Tour with The Turtles and Mickey Dolenz

Aug. 11         Reba McEntire

THE DETROIT ZOOhttp://www.detroitzoo.org; 248-541-5717

Aug. 1           Concert:  Candy Band (children)

Aug. 8           Concert:  Jill Jack (Folk)

Aug. 15         Concert:  Gemini (children)

Aug. 22         Concert:  Sun Messengers (Motown, R&B)

Aug. 23         Summer Zoomance; 21 & older only; 6-9

Aug. 29         Concert:  Playdate & Friends (children)

THEATRE CALENDAR

Ticketmaster:  ticketmaster.com

Fisher Theatre:  313-872-1000; http://www.broadwayindetroit.com

Gem & Century Theatre:  313-963-9800, http://www.gemdetroit.com

Meadow Brook:  248-377-3300; http://www.mbtheatre.com

Hillberry Theatre:  313-577-2972, http://www.hilberry.com

Stagecrafters Baldwin Theatre:  248-541-6430, http://www.stagecrafters.org

Stratford Shakespeare Festival; 1-800-567-1600, http://www.stratfordshakespearefestival.com

Aug. 10-19    Fiddler on the Roof by Warren Civic Theatre; Warren Community Center, 5460 Arden; http://www.warrencivic.org, 586-268-8400

REFORD THEATREhttp://redfordtheatre.com

Sept. 16-30   Oklahoma! 313-881-4004

DETROIT OPERA HOUSE – 313-237-7464; http://www.motopera.org

Aug. 1           Operetta Workshop Final Performance

Aug. 1           Opera Camp Recital (Boll Hall)

Aug. 2, 9,  16, 23 & 30    Judith Ellis Thursday Night Jazz Series

Aug. 5           Opera Workshop/Opera Camp Final Performance

Aug. 25         Macy’s Shop for a Cause

SOARING EAGLE CASINO & RESORT – Mt. Pleasant; 800-585-3737, http://www.soaringeaglecasino.com

Aug. 5        Sugarland (outdoor)

Aug. 11      Middle of the Mitt Music Festival

Aug. 25      Gabriel Iglesias (comedy)

Sept. 1       Blake Shelton (country)

Sept. 15     Journey with Loverboy

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Orchestra Hall, Detroit; http://www.dso.org or 313-576-5111

Aug. 9           Mix at The Max Sin Hielo

Aug. 18         Masters of Tap

MARK RIDLEY’S COMEDY CASTLE

269 E. Fourth, Royal Oak, 248-542-9900, http://www.comedycastle.com

Aug. 2-4        Sheng Wang with Ron Ferguson

Aug. 9-11      James Ervin with Ben Moore

Aug. 16-18    Mike Bonner

Aug. 23-25    KT Talara with Kevin McPeck

8/30 – 9/1     Closed for Arts, Beats & Eats

COBO CENTER:  http://www.cobocenter.com

Aug. 4           Day in Heaven Pamper Event; 313-590-1027

Aug. 14-16    Detroit Int’l Classic Car Show; 248-461-2678; http://www.diamts.com

Aug. 22-23    Jazz Festival Volunteer Meeting; 734-216-3958

SUBURBAN COLLECTION SHOWPLACE – 46100 Grand River, Novi; 248-348-5600 or http://www.suburbancollectionshowplace.com

Aug. 11-12    Heirlooms Novi Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festival

Aug. 22-23    Abraham & Sons Food Service Show

8/ 31 – 9/3    Great Lakes State Fair 

DOWNTOWN MOUNT CLEMENS – 586-469-4168 or http://www.downtownmountclemens.com

7/27 – 8/5    Annie Jr.; The Box Theater; 586-954-2311

Aug. 1-18    Group Show at Anton Art Center; 586-469-8666; theartcenter.org

Aug. 2         Daughters of Macomb – Meeting & Parade; 8 am; downtown; daughtersofmacomb.com

Aug. 3         Concert:  Air Margaritaville; 7:30; Riverfront

Aug. 4         Summer Fun Saturdays

Aug. 4         Classic car Cruise Night

Aug. 5         Dolly Madison Garden Tea

Aug. 7         Mt. Clemens Library Used Book Sale

Aug. 10       Uptown Friday Night Concert Series at the Fountain

Aug. 11       Farmers Market Battle of the Chefs

Aug. 11       Dog Days of Summer

Aug. 12       Hagen Free Family Fun Sundays at the Anton Art Center

Aug. 14       Tea Talk Tuesday; Crocker House Museum

Aug. 16       Girls Night Out; Downtown

Aug. 16       Old Crowd Parade

Aug. 17       Uptown Friday Night Concert Series at the Fountain

Aug. 18       Bath City Run

Aug. 24       Uptown Friday Night Concert Series at the Fountain

Aug. 25       Farmers Market Pig and Corn Roast

Aug. 26       Themed Group Show

MACOMB CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS – Macomb Community College, 44575 Garfield, Clinton Twp; 586-286-2222, http://www.MacombCenter.com

7/30 – 8/3     Flute Workshop; grades 6-12

Aug. 5-11      Show Choir Workshop; grades 7-12

WARREN CONCERT SERIES:  Warren City Square, One City Drive (east of Van Dyke & north of 12 Mile); 586-264-0959

Aug. 5           The Sound Alternative (Top 40)

Aug. 12         Jill Jack (Folk, Rock)

Aug. 19         Warren Concert Band

OUTDOOR HAPPENINGS:

Aug. 10         34th Annual Handicapped Fishing Derby; St. Clair Shores; 586-393-8800

GIBRALTAR TRADE CENTER

http://www.gibraltartrade.com

For concealed pistol license training class, register in the market office or call Aim Straight at 586-565-1403

Mt. Clemens:  586-465-6440

Aug. 4           Truck Warz

Aug. 4-5        Mom to Mom Sale

Aug. 10-12    Gun & Knife Show

Aug. 17-19    Holistic Festival / Sports Cards, Antiques & Collectibles Show

Aug. 25         Slam Jam

Aug. 25-26    USMA Car Show

8/31 – 9/2     Weekend Public Market

Taylor:  734-287-2000

Aug. 3-4           Weekend Public Market

Aug. 11-12       Garage Sale Extravaganza

Aug. 17-19       Gun & Knife Show

Aug. 24-26       Sports Cards & Collectibles Show

8/31 – 9/2        Weekend Public Market

FUNDRAISERS

Aug. 4           Golf fundraiser to benefit Hawkeye & Friends Dog Rescue & Sanctuary (non-profit); 4-man scramble format; 12:30 pm; 18 holes w/cart; food/drink tix, prizes, BBQ dinner; $80/person; Pine Valley Golf Course, 16801 31 Mile, Ray Twp, 586-752-9633; info or registration form:  http://www.hawkeyegolf.org

Aug. 11-12    Charity Poker Fun to benefit Macomb County Habitat for Humanity; 4-10 pm on Aug. 11 and 9-noon on Aug. 12; $35/riders, $20/passengers includes breakfast and pig roast; $15 pig roast only; Wolverine Harley Davidson, 44660 Gratiot, Clinton Twp; 586-263-1540 ext. 120

Aug. 16         Julie’s Run at the Farm to benefit the Julie Pihlaja Korb Scholarship Fund; $15; 5K begins at 6:30 pm or 1-mile walk; Wolcott Farm, Ray Twp; runmichigan.com, Tim, tpropst04@comcast.net

Aug. 17         Golf Outing to benefit Romeo Foundation for Education Excellence (non-profit); golf, hot dog on the turn, beverages on course, buffet dinner, prizes; noon shotgun start; $125; Copper Hills Golf & Country Club, 2125 Lakeville, 248-969-9808; Amy, 586-531-0611 or aaul@sbcglobal.net; http://www.romeofoundation.org

Aug. 24         Benefit on the Bay to benefit Capuchin Soup Kitchen; 5:30 pm; $60 includes food, beverages, live music, live & silent auctions, raffle ticket; Mac and Ray’s, Harrison Twp; 313-579-2100 ext. 153

 ROYAL OAK MUSIC THEATRE – 318 W. Fourth; http://www.royaloakmusichtheatre.com; 248-399-2980

Aug. 9     WYCD presents Glorianna

Aug. 18   Team Kendal Kidz Concert

Sept. 6    Thompson Square wsg The Lost Trailers

EMERALD THEATRE – Mt. Clemens; T.M.

Aug. 3        Dizzy Wright with DJ Hoppa

Aug. 4        Taproot / Smile Empty Soul

Aug. 10      Ying Yang Twins

Aug. 11      Soulfly

Aug. 12      Fear Factory

Aug. 25      Days of the New

SAINT ANDREWS HALLhttp://www.livenation.com

Aug. 1        Frank Ocean:  Channel Orange Tour

Aug. 15      Summer Slaughter Tour:  Cannibal Corpse

Aug. 18      The Dreamchasers Tour:  Meek Mill

HARPOS – Ticketmaster

Aug. 11      Kottonmouth Kings with Prozak, etc.

Aug. 18      Static-X with Huntress

BLONDIES – Ticketmaster

Aug. 1     Swashbuckle / The Day of the Beast

Aug. 3     Paul Di’anno — CANCELLED

Aug. 5     Jeff Lomis, 7 Horns 7 Eyes

Aug. 10   Twista

Aug. 12   Slaves On Dope with Saint Diablo

Aug. 13   Kataklysm

CHENE PARKwww.cheneparkdetroit.com, 313-393-7128. Ticketmaster

Aug. 1     Boney James

Aug. 3     New Edition with Whodini

Aug. 8     Angie Stone wsg Robert Glasper

Aug. 15   Gerald Albright / Norman Brown

Aug. 17   Robin Thicke, Musiq Souldchild, and Melanie Fiona

Aug. 22   David Sanborn with Brian Culbertson

PJ’s LAGER HOUSE – Ticketmaster

Aug. 1     Kishi Bashi featuring Tall Tall Trees

LAKE ST. CLAIR METROPARK – park toll fees apply; starts at 6:30 pm; 31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp; 586-463-4581

Aug. 5        Justine Blazer (Country)

Aug. 12      Sun Messengers (Funk/R&B/Soul)

Aug. 19      Tommy James (Big Band/Ballroom)

Aug. 26      Pelts & Company (Big Band/Ballroom)

MAGIC BAG – 22920 Woodward, Ferndale; 248-544-3030, www.themagicbag.com

Aug. 2              Gaelic Storm

Aug. 17            Hal Sparks

Aug. 23            The Bodeans

Aug. 25            Sandy Danto with Zach Stein

FILLMORE – 2115 Woodward; Detroit; 313-961-5450, T.M., www.livenation.com

Aug. 3        Childish Gambino

Aug. 4        Kaskade’s “Freaks of Nature” Tour

Aug. 5        Matisyahu and The Dirty Heads

Aug. 31      The Offspring

SHELTER – Detroit; Ticketmaster

Aug. 12   The Spill Canvas

Aug. 17   Silverstein with Daytrader, Lions Lions

SMALL’S – Hamtramck, Ticketmaster

Aug. 19   Backyard BBQ featuring Lucero

THE MAGIC STICK– 4120 Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-9700, www.majesticdetroit.com

Aug. 2        Bear Hands with Fort Lean / Bear Lake

Aug. 3        The Handgrenades / Paul Samotis

Aug. 4        Terror featuring Bane, Naysayer, etc.

Aug. 6        Joyce Manor with Algernon Cadwallader

Aug. 9        Strung Out with The Darlings & Handguns

Aug. 14      Neon Trees; Majestic Theatre

Aug. 16      Eyes Set To Kill with My Ticket Home, etc.

Aug. 18      Tesco Fest:  The Meatmen

Aug. 23      The Orpheum Bell plus The Webbs

Aug. 25      Nadastrom

PIKE ROOM @ THE CROFOOT – 1 South Saginaw, Pontiac; 248-858-9333; Ticketmaster or with link to partner site Ticket Web

Aug. 1         Twin Shadow

Aug. 2         Anamanaguchi

Aug. 2         Tune-Yards; Crofoot Ballroom

Aug. 5         Scream It Like You Mean It featuring Attack! Attack! Crofoot Complex with Outdoor Saginaw Street Stage

Aug. 6         Charli XCX

Aug. 8         Toadies and Helme; Crofoot Ballroom

Aug. 10       Shapes and Colors

Aug. 12       Peace Be Still with Torva / Hopes Set High

Aug. 12       Aim Your Arrows

Aug. 15       Dirty Projectors; Crofoot Ballroom

Aug. 19       A Hear Falls / Electric Corpse / Mass Panic

Aug. 23       The Bandra Report with Jodie Abraham

Aug. 26       Overdope Productions / Fivestar / D.I.D.

HEALTH EVENTS

Aug. 4           Sports Physicals for high school athletes held by Henry Ford Hospital’s Division of Sports Medicine; 8-4 pm; $20 for physical, $10 baseline concussion test; Ridler Field House on the campus of Lawrence Tech University, 21900 W. 10 Mile, Southfield; 313-972-4167

Sept. 4, 11,   Hearing Loss classes; 9:30-11; Henry

18 and 25     Ford Medical Centers Lakeside, 14500 Hall, Sterling Heights; 586-247-3965

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS – 5200 Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-7900, http://www.dia.org

Exhibitions:         Thru Sept. 2    Patti Smith:  Camera Solo

Workshops:    Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 28    Puppets:  Glove Finger Puppet; 11-3

Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30    Musical Instruments:  Rattles; 11-3

Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31                                                   Kites; 11-3

Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25:       Tibetan Prayer Flags; noon-4

Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26:       Puppets:  Butterfly Marionettes; noon-4

Special Events:  Aug. 3-5   Mustache Day

Aug. 16   Fash Bash 2012

Aug. 28   FJC Social:  GM Heritage Tour

Class:  August 11:  Potter’s Wheel Workshop; 1-4 pm

HAPPENINGS AROUND THE STATE . . . www.michiganfun.com

7/12 – 8/5     Jackson                 Shakespeare Festival; 517-998-3673

7/27 – 8/5     Grand Haven         Coast Guard Festival; 616-846-5940

7/29 – 8/4     Grass Lake             National Stock Outboard Boat Races; 517-522-4550

7/30 – 8/4     Cassopolis             Cass County Fair; 269-445-8265

7/30 – 8/4     Hale                      Iosco County Fair; 989-756-3538

7/30 – 8/4     Harrison                 Clare County Fair; 989-539-9011

7/30 – 8/4     Mason                   Ingham County Fair; 517-676-2428

7/31 – 8/4     Chesaning             Saginaw County Fair; 989-845-2143

7/31 – 8/5     Rogers City            Nautical Festival; http://www.nauticalfestival.org

Aug. 1-4        Elk Rapids             Harbor Days Festival; 800-626-7328

Aug. 1-5        Rogers City            Nautical City Festival; 989-734-4656

Aug. 2-4        Kalamazoo           Community Advocates Ribfest; 269-388-2830

Aug. 2-5        Boyne Falls           Polish Festival; 231-582-6222

Aug. 2-5        Marion                  Old Fashioned Days; 231-743-2461

Aug. 3-4        Bay Port                Fish Sandwich Festival; 989-551-9929

Aug. 3-4        Grass Lake             Traffic Jam In; 517-522-8838

Aug. 3-4        Lansing                 Jazz Fest; 517-371-4600

Aug. 3-4        Imlay City              Blueberry Festival; 810-724-1361

Aug. 3-4        Sault Ste Marie     Sault Ships & Sailabration; 800-647-2858

Aug. 3-5        Brighton                Fine Arts & Acoustic Music Festival’ 810-227-5086

Aug. 3-5        Coloma                 Glad-Peach Festival; 269-468-7816

Aug. 3-5        Vassar                   Riverfest Car Show; 989-823-2601

Aug. 3-12      Kalamazoo           USTA Boys 18 & 16 Tennis Nationals; 269-377-3940

Aug. 4           East Tawas            Tawas Uncork’d and Untap’d; 989-362-8197

Aug. 4           Mackinaw City       Mackinaw Area Historic Festival; 231-436-4006

Aug. 4-5        East Jordan           Portside Art Fair; 231-536-3282

Aug. 5-11      Corunna                Shiawassee County Fair; 989-743-3611

Aug. 5-11      Jackson                 County Fair; 517-788-4405

Aug. 6-11      Coopersville          Summerfest; 616-997-5165

Aug. 7-11      Bay City                Bay County Fair & Youth Exposition; 989-892-3091

Aug. 8-11      Muskegon              Unity Christian Music Festival; 231-773-3361

Aug. 8-12      Stanton                 Old Fashioned Days; 989-287-2357

Aug. 9-11      Millington             Old-Fashioned Summer Festival; 989-871-7505

Aug. 9-12      South Haven         National Blueberry Festival; 269-637-5252

Aug. 10-11    Gaylord                 Michaywe Arts & Crafts Show; 989-939-8919

Aug. 10-11    Port Sanilac          Antique Boat Show; 810-622-9931

Aug. 10-12    Gladwin                County Carriage Festival; 989-435-4857

Aug. 10-12    St. Johns               Mint Festival; 989-224-7248

Aug. 10-19    Caseville               Cheeseburger in Caseville; 800-606-1347

Aug. 11         Fenton                  Kiwanis Art at the Center; 810-629-2409

Aug. 11         Standish                Sidewalk Day Car & Bike Show; 989-846-6560

Aug. 11-12    West Branch          Victorian Art Fair; 989-345-3856

Aug. 12-18    Marshall                Calhoun County Fair; 269-781-8161

Aug. 12-18    Midland                Midland County Fair; 989-835-7901

Aug. 12-18    West Branch          Ogemaw County Fair; 989-345-5393

Aug. 13-19    Armada                 Armada Fair; 586-784-5488

Aug. 14-18    Flint                      Back to the Bricks Cruise & Car Show; 810-232-8900

Aug. 16-18    Cheboygan           Riverfest; 800-968-3302

Aug. 16-18    Mendon                Riverfest; 269-496-8728

Aug. 16-19    Greenville             Danish Festival; 616-754-6369

Aug. 17         Brooklyn                Gatorade Pole Day; 800-354-1010

Aug. 17-18    DeWitt                   Ox Roast; 517-669-8156

Aug. 17-18    Frankfort                Art Fair; 231-352-7251

Aug. 17-19    Allegan                 Michigan Fiber Festival; 269-948-2497

Aug. 17-19    Howell                   Melon Festival; 517-545-4240

Aug. 17-19    Montrose               Blueberry Festival; 810-639-3475

Aug. 17-19    Oaklay                   Mid-Michigan Old Gas Tractor Association, Inc.; 989-845-7221

Aug. 17-19    Paradise                Wild Blueberry Festival; 906-492-3776

Aug. 17-19    Summer                Summer Daze; 989-463-4531

Aug. 17-19    Vanderbilt             Yoga Fest; 989-983-4107

Aug. 18         Brooklyn                NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 200; 800-354-1010

Aug. 18         Norton Shores       Arts & Crafts Fair; 231-799-6802

Aug. 18-20    Lapeer                  Lapeer Days Festival; 810-664-6641

Aug. 19         Brooklyn                Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; 800-354-1010

Aug. 19-25    Sandusky               Sanilac County 4-H Fair; 810-648-2515

Aug. 22-25    Hart                       Oceana County Fair; 231-873-2565

Aug. 23-26    Kingston                Kingston Days; 989-325-2149

Aug. 24-25    Harrison                 Annual Street Fair; 989-539-6011

Aug. 24-25    Ithaca                   Hometown Fun Fest; 989-875-3200

Aug. 24-26    East Tawas            Blues by the Bay Festival; 877-868-2927

Aug. 24-26    Edmore                 Potato Festival; 989-506-1402

Aug. 24-26    Grand Rapids        Dozynki Polish Festival; 616-437-6031

Aug. 24-26    Lincoln Park          Lincoln Park Days; 313-350-8705

Aug. 24-26    Sault Ste Marie     Cabela’s Master Walleye Circuit; 800-647-2858

Aug. 25         Eaton Rapies        Dam Festival; 517-663-3288

Aug. 25-26    Goodrich               Good Times in Goodrich; 810-335-3085

Aug. 25-26    Jackson                 Cascades Civil War Muster; 517-788-4320

Aug. 25-26    Keego Harbor        Big Fish Festival; 248-683-7252

8/28 – 9/3     Saline                   Community Fair; 734-429-1131

8/29 – 9/3     Norway                  Dickinson County Fair; 906-563-8840

8/30 – 9/3     Big Rapids            Riverdays Festival; 231-250-5968

8/30 – 9/3     Elkton                    Autumn Fest; 989-551-7275

8/30 – 9/3     Romeo                  Michigan Peach Festival; 586-752-6633

8/31 – 9/2     Newaygo               Logging Festival; 231-652-3068

8/31 – 9/2     Trufant                  Trufant Jubilee; 616-984-2555

8/31 – 9/3     Fairgrove               Michigan Bean Festival; 989-693-6841

8/31 – 9/3     Farwell                  Labor Day Celebration; 989-588-2517

8/31 – 9/3     Mackinaw Island   Grand Hotel Labor Day Jazz Weekend; 906-847-3331

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