8 ways to enjoy the weekend

Harvest Moon Celebration

33113 Grand River Ave, Farmington

Thursday, September 21 from 6pm-11pm, Friday, September 22 from 6pm-11pm, Saturday, September 23 from 8:30am-10:30am


Celebrate the beginning of the fall season with this three-day festival! Activities include beer and wine tastings, live entertainment, and food samples from various downtown restaurants. Tickets are $6 in advance and $8 at the event.

Oakland County Recovery Month Celebration and Walk

Catalpa Oaks Park, 27705 Greenfield Rd, Southfield

Friday, September 22, 10am-2pm


In honor of National Recovery Month, which recognizes those who have struggled with mental disabilities and substance abuse, the organization Oakland Community Health Network will host this event. Activities include a walk and rally, speakers, music, and games. Admission is free.


Funky Ferndale Art Fair

9 Mile Rd and Woodward Ave, Downtown Ferndale

Friday, September 22 from 3pm-7pm, Saturday, September 23 from 10am-7pm, Sunday, September 24 from 11am-6pm


Looking for an art fair that’s a little out of the box? Then the Funky Ferndale Art Fair is for you! The event will feature 2D and 3D art, as well as fashion pieces. Other activities include live music and food trucks, and mural painting. For those who wish to be interactive, the fair helped create the Funky Ferndale Mystery Tour, where guests can explore the artwork and city while winning prizes.


Dearborn Historical Museum Beer Tasting

Dearborn Historical Museum, 915 Brady St, Dearborn

Friday, September 22, 5pm-11pm


Now in its 5th year, guests will be treated to 8 tickets for sampling beers from a variety of metro Detroit breweries. Those not interested in beer will also be able to choose from wine, hard apple cider, and root beer. Other activities include food trucks, live music, and a silent auction. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.


South Lyon Pumpkinfest

Downtown South Lyon

Friday, September 22 from 6pm-11pm, Saturday, September 23 from 10am-7pm, Sunday, September 24 from 11am-6pm


The 33rd annual festival will kick off Friday with the Pumpkinfest parade. Other things to enjoy include food, arts and crafts, pie eating contests, and a battle of the bands.


St. Jude Walk and Run

Delia Park, 3001 18 Mile Rd, Sterling Heights

Saturday, September 23, 8am-11am


This 5K run and walk is a fundraiser to raise awareness for childhood cancer. Registration begins at 8 am, with an opening ceremony starting at 9 am. Registration is $10 per participant, and free for children five and under.


Michigan Hometown Market

Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee, Taylor

Saturday, September 23, 10am-3pm


Support Michigan-made products at this market, which will feature over 50 businesses, crafters, and vendors. Admission is $2.


New and Now: Fall Fashion and Beauty Event

Laurel Park Place, 17625 Newburgh Rd, Livonia

Saturday, September 23, 9am-5pm


Come and see the latest fall fashions at the Carson’s located inside Laurel Park Place! Guests will receive special deals such as a 30 percent saving pass. A fashion show will start at 10 am, featuring the latest in dresses, coats, shoes, and cosmetics. Admission is $10.


Read more articles by Micah Walker.

Micah Walker is Metromode's intern. She is studying Journalism at UM-Dearborn.
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