Now that the 4th of July has come you might think that things have gotten a bit quiet around Detroit. Well, we’re here to say – not so fast. There is still plenty of things to do around Detroit party city.

Magical Realism of Whitney Snow – Scarab Club

On Friday June 8 the Scarab Club will have an opening reception for the Whitney Snow exhibition. This is the first solo show of Snow’s work since he passed away in 2006. Snow’s work is a commentary on life in America, consumerism, and family life. Magical Realism of Whitney Snow runs from June 29 through July 30.

The Scarab Club is located at 217 Farnsworth, Detroit, Michigan

Opening reception hours: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Pack Walk With Canine To Five – Detroit Riverwalk

Bring your dogs out for a morning walk along the Detroit River. The Pack Walk gives dogs a chance to socialize in a controlled setting. This is also a great way for both you and your pet to get some exercise as well. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, and to bring plenty of water for you and your dog.

The walk will start at the Rivard Plaza at 1340 Atwater Street, Detroit, Michigan. There is a parking lot at the Rivard Plaza that you can park in for free.

The Pack Walk will be on Saturday, July 10

Hours: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM

Luigi Bullooney’s Circus Menagerie – Detroit Institute Of Art

Does your family like puppets? If so, go see Jesse Mooney-Bullock perform this fun puppet show. After the performance kids will be able to meet the puppets, and also make a fun mask to take home.

While you are at the DIA why not check out the special guest of honor painting by Samuel F. B. Morse titled Gallery of the Louvre. It is on loan from the Terra Foundation for American Art until September 18, 2016.

The puppet show is on both Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10 at 2:00 PM.

Address: 5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan

Admission: Adults: $12.50, Youth (6-17): $6.00, Seniors: $8.00, Children under 5 are free. If you live in Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties admission is free.

An Evening With Kevin McDonald – Go Comedy

If you grew up in the 1980’s and 1990’s there is a good chance you have seen Kid’s In The Hall. If you haven’t seen this amazing Canadian sketch comedy show you need to stop whatever you’re doing and find it now. Kevin McDonald is a member of this sketch comedy troupe, and he will be performing at Go Comedy in Ferndale this weekend.

Over the weekend McDonald will also teach a sketch comedy workshop for those who are interested in writing sketch comedy.

Go Comedy is located at 261 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, Michigan

The show is at 7:30 PM on Sunday night.

Tickets are $25 per person

Medieval Days – Historic Fort Wayne

Step back in time this weekend at Historic Fort Wayne during the Medieval Days. This Saturday and Sunday the fort will be filled be turned into a medieval camp. This is the third year that the Historic Fort Wayne Coalition has done this event. There will also be guided tours each day at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM for $5.00 per person.

Historic Fort Wayne is located at: 6325 West Jefferson,
Detroit, Michigan

Hours for the Medieval Days is 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Parking is $5.00 per car

Shopping Bonus!!

If you feel like shopping this weekend there are three places I want to highlight.

This Saturday Nora and Hugh are having a sidewalk sale from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM. If you have been eyeing something in either of these stores now is the time to go see if it is on sale. They will be offering 20%-40% discounts on items.

Nora and Hugh are located at 4240 Cass Avenue, Detroit, Michigan.

On Sunday the Shed 5 Flea will be happening at Eastern Market. This monthly flea market offers multiple booths with people selling vintage and handmade goods. The market goes from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Admission is free, but bring your cash in case you find a treasure.

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