8 ways to enjoy the weekend

Northville Flower Sale

Main St, Northville

Friday, May 26, 9am-6pm, Saturday, May 27, 9am-5pm


Presented by Dick Scott Automotive Group, flowers, shrubs, and garden accessories will line the streets of downtown Northville for its 30th annual flower sale. Green thumbs will be able to see over 20 top-rated garden shops and greenhouses at the free event.


St. Mary’s Polish Country Fair

St. Mary’s Preparatory School, 3535 Commerce Rd, Orchard Lake

Friday, May 26 from 5pm-1am, Saturday, May 27 from 11am-1am, Sunday, May 28 from 11am-1am, and Monday, May 29 from 11am-7pm


Offering fun for the whole family, kick off Memorial Day weekend with the annual St. Mary’s Polish Country Fair. Activities include a 33-foot high roller coaster and over 45 midway rides, live entertainment, a variety of Polish and American foods, casino games, and a $10,000 raffle. Tickets are $6, or $12 per family for up to six members.


Oddisee & Good Company with Olivier St. Louis Concert

Arab American National Museum, 13624 Michigan Ave, Dearborn

Friday, May 26, 8 pm


The Muslim-American rapper, Oddisee, is making a stop in Dearborn Friday night in support of his new album, The Iceberg. Oddisee will be joined by his live band, Good Company, and funk artist, Olivier St. Louis. Following the concert will be a Q&A and meet and greet. Tickets are $15.


Ralphie May Concert

MGM Grand Detroit, 1777 Third St, Detroit

Friday, May 26, 8 pm


Stand-up comedian Ralphie May will provide the laughs Friday night as his tour makes a stop in Detroit. May is known for placing second on the first season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, as well as for his Comedy Central and Netflix specials. Tickets start at $37.


Summer Drive-In Sneak Peek Weekends

USA Hockey Arena, 14900 N. Beck Rd, Plymouth

Friday, May 26, Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 28 with movies starting at dusk


With Memorial Day weekend known as the unofficial start of summer, kick off the season with a drive-in movie. Beginning last weekend, Sneak Peek Weekends lets audiences get a taste of what’s to come over the next three months before the arena officially opens June 9. Movies to choose from include Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, Beauty and the Beast, and The Fate of the Furious. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $8 for children ages 4-12.


Civil War Remembrance

The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn

Saturday, May 27 from 9:30am-9pm, Sunday, May 28 from 9:30am-5pm, Monday, May 29 from 9:30pm-5pm


Catch a glimpse of what America was like during the mid-1800s at The Henry Ford’s annual remembrance of the Civil War. Activities include reenactments, military tactical demonstrations, presentations from historians, and a Civil War resource center. Admission is free for members and $27 for non-members. Tickets for non-members 62 years old and over are $24.50, and children ages 3-11 are $20.25.


Music by the Art

Plymouth District Library, 223 S. Main St, Plymouth

Saturday May 27, 11am-1pm


The Plymouth Library is hosting a concert from pianist and Michigan native, Matthew Ball. The musician specializes in playing jazz, ragtime, and blues songs from the 1920’s, 30’s, and 40’s, as well as singing his own original material. Ball has appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered and Morning Edition, as well as shows from Michigan Public Radio and Fox 2 Detroit.


Movement Electronic Music Festival

Hart Plaza, Detroit

Saturday, May 27, 12pm-12am, Sunday, May 28, 1pm-12am, Monday, May 29, 1pm-12am

Considered the “birthplace of techno,” downtown Detroit is once again the location for the annual Movement Festival. The event will include over 50 electronic artists and DJs, along with food trucks, vendors, and yoga sessions. Tickets are $85 each day.

Read more articles by Micah Walker.

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