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									             AUGUST 2012 MONTHLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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DETROIT TIGERS – tigers.com or 313-471-BALL                  CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOWS

7/30 – 8/1   at Boston Red Sox                               Aug. 1-3    Gratiot Pre-cruise Car Shows:
Aug. 3-5     vs. Cleveland Indians                                       www.ctgratiotcruise.com
Aug. 6-9     vs. New York Yankees                                        Aug. 1: Wiseguys Bar & Grill, 42305 Garfield
Aug. 10-12   at Texas Rangers                                            Aug. 2: ConCorde Inn, 44315 N. Gratiot
Aug. 13-15   at Minnesota Twins                                          Aug. 3: Clancy’s Irish Pub, 42012 Hayes
Aug. 17-19   vs. Baltimore Orioles
Aug. 21-23   vs. Toronto Blue Jays                           Aug. 5      Clinton Township Gratiot      Cruise;   food,
Aug. 24-26   vs. L. A. Angels                                            parade; ctgratiotcruise.com
Aug. 28-30   at Kansas City Royals
8/31 – 9/2   vs. Chicago White Sox                           Aug. 5      Troy: Traffic Jam Car Show; Columbia
                                                                         Center, 201 W. Big Beaver; cemaclub.org
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DTE ENERGY MUSIC THEATRE – Clarkston; T.M.                   Aug. 11     White Lake: 12 Annual Corvettes America
                                                                         Car    Show;    Alpine   Ski     Lodge;
Aug. 1       Chicago with The Doobie Brothers                            www.corvettesamerica.org
Aug. 3       Viva Le Cirque
Aug. 4       Sugarland                                       Aug. 12     Rochester: Rockin Rods n’ Rochester;
Aug. 5       Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, etc.                               www.cemaclub.org
Aug. 6       Yes with Procol Harum
Aug. 9       Joe Cocker with Huey Lewis                      Aug. 14-16 Detroit: Int’l Classic Car Show; Cobo Center;
Aug. 10      The Fray and Kelly Clarkston                               248-461-2678; www.diamts.com
Aug. 11      Last Summer on Earth Tour: Barenaked
             Ladies, etc.                                    Aug. 14-18 Flint: Back to the Bricks Cruise & Car Show;
Aug. 14      System of a Down with Deftones                             810-232-8900
Aug. 15      311 and Slightly Stoopid
Aug. 17      Dukes of September Rhythm Revue                 Aug. 18     WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE;
Aug. 18      Cinderella with Sebastian Bach, etc.                        www.woodwarddreamcruise.com
Aug. 19      The Music of Pink Floyd
Aug. 24      Carnival of Madness:          Evanescence,      Aug. 19     Brooklyn: Pure Michigan 4000 NASCAR
             Chevelle, etc.                                              Sprint Cup Series; 800-354-1010
Aug. 25      TobyMac with Steven Curtis Chapman
Aug. 29      Jason Mraz with Christina Perri                 Aug. 22     Auburn Hills: Walter P. Chrysler Museum
Aug. 30      Rock N Blues Fest                                           Cruise Night; www.cemaclub.org

                                                             Aug. 25     Warren:     Cruise Night; 3-8 pm; First
MEADOW BROOK MUSIC FESTIVAL – T.M.,                                      Presbyterian Church of Warren, 3000 E. 12
www.palacenet.com, 800-745-3000                                          Mile; 586-484-0417

Aug. 4       Trespass America Festival: Five Finger          Aug. 25     Livonia: Charity Car Show to benefit Angela
             Death Punch, Killswitch, etc.                               Hospice,     10-3;     15431    Merriman;
Aug. 5       Ralphie May                                                 cemaclub.org
Aug. 11      Family Day on Broadway; 2 pm
Aug. 11      100 Years of Broadway; 8 pm                     Aug. 26     Dearborn Heights: Cruising Hines Park; 9-6;
Aug. 7       Train with Mat Kearney, Andy Grammer                        Outer Drive to Ann Arbor Trail; cemaclub.org
Aug. 14      My Morning Jacket with Band of Horses
Aug. 23      Aladdin & The Magic Lamp; 2 & 7 pm
Aug. 24      II Volo                                         MOTOR CITY CASINO HOTEL – 2901 Grand River
Aug. 25      Get Back! The Cast of Beatlemania; 8 pm         Avenue, Detroit, www.motorcitycasino.com; 313-237-
Aug. 25-26   Wine & Food Fest                                7711; Ticketmaster, 800-745-3000
Aug. 26      Laugh-A-Palooza
                                                             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 www.ticketmaster.com            Aug. 9       Safe, Sound & Secure Conference;
Joe Louis Arena: 313-983-6606                                              seniors will learn about identity theft,
Fox Theatre: 313-471-6611          olympiaentertainment.com
Cobo Arena: 313-983-6616                                                   scams, etc; 9:30 -2; Macomb Intermediate
The Palace: 248-377-0100; www.palacenet.com                                School District, 44001 Garfield, Clinton
The Silverdome: 248-338-7000, www.silverdometickets.com                    Twp; register: 586-469-6313
Max M. Fisher Music Center: 313-576-5111;
               www.detroitsymphony.com
Masonic Temple: 313-832-2232; www.masonicdetroit.com          Aug. 10      Getting Strong – The Wiggles! Live in
Detroit Opera House: 313-237-SING; www.motopera.org                        Concert; The Palace; T.M.
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Aug. 1          Coldplay; The Palace; T.M.                    Aug. 10      34 Annual Handicapped Fishing Derby;
                                                                           St. Clair Shores; 586-393-8800
Aug. 1-31       Titanic Artifact Exhibition at the Henry
                Ford Museum, Dearborn; 800-835-5237           Aug. 10-11   Saline’s Summerfest; downtown; 734-604-
                                                                           0051, salinesummerfest.org
Aug. 2-5        Farmington Hills Family Funfest; Founders
                Sports Park; wadeshows.com, 248-755-          Aug. 10-12   Milford Memories Summer Festival; 248-
                0433                                                       685-7129, milfordmemories.com

Aug. 3-4        St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit Highland      Aug. 11      High School All Star Basketball Festival;
                Games; Livonia; 248-526-1849                               The Palace; T.M.

Aug. 3-4        Blueberry Festival; Imlay City; 810-724-      Aug. 11-12   Pierogi Festival; Sweetest Heart of Mary
                1361                                                       (oldest Polish parish in Detroit); 4440
                                                                           Russell (at the corner of Canfield); Polish
Aug. 3-4        Allen Park Downtown Street Fair; 313-                      bands, food, beer tent, games, PAWS
                928-0940, allenparkdowntown.com
                                                              Aug. 13-19   Armada Fair; fairgrounds; 586-784-5488
Aug. 3-5        Buy Michigan Now Festival; downtown
                Northville; buymichigannowfest.com, 248-      Aug. 16-18   Joyce Meyer Ministries; The Palace; T.M.
                390-0974
                                                              Aug. 16-19   Greek   Festival;  Assumption    Greek
Aug. 3-5        Celebrate Oxford; downtown; 248-770-                       Orthodox Church, St. Clair Shores; 586-
                8587, downtownoxford.org                                   779-6111, goassumption.org

Aug. 3-5        Homecoming Festival; Ford Field Park,         Aug. 17-19   African World Festival; Hart Plaza, Detroit;
                Dearborn; 313-943-2350                                     313-494-5800, www.thewright.org

Aug. 4          Neighborhoods Day: Arise Detroit! 313-        Aug. 17-19   Melvindale Street Fair; Allen Road near
                921-1955, www.arisedetroit.org                             Outer Drive; 313-429-1086

Aug. 4-5        Mustang Mania – world’s largest WW11          Aug. 18      Brothers of the Sun Tour: Kenny Chesney
                Air & Ground battle reenactment; Willow                    and Tim McGraw; Ford Field; T.M.
                Run; free admission to the Yankee Air
                Museum; yankeeairmuseum.org/airshow,          Aug. 18      White Elephant Trunk Sale held by The
                800-585-3737                                               Historical Society of St. Clair Shores; 9-3;
                                                                           Selinsky-Green Farmhouse Museum & the
Aug. 4-5        Jazz on the River; Elizabeth Park on                       library parking lot; 22500 11 Mile; 586-
                Jefferson Street, Trenton; 734-261-1990,                   771-9020
                zonjic.com/jazzontheriver
                                                              Aug. 18 -    Renaissance Festival; Royal Ale & Pet
Aug. 4-5 &      Historic Baseball (1867 rules); Greenfield    Sept. 30     Fest on Aug. 18-19; Highland Fling on
Aug. 11-12      Village, Dearborn; 800-835-5237                            Aug. 25-26; www.MichRenFest.com, 248-
                                                                           634-5552
Aug. 7          Republicans of Sterling Heights/Utica
                                              nd
                Primary Party; 8 pm; Nick’s 22 Street         Aug. 21      Linkin Park and Incubus with Mutemath;
                Steak House, Van Dyke & 22 Mile, Shelby                    The Palace; T.M.
                Twp; desaele@wideopenwest.com or
                586-254-1284                                  Aug. 21-25   Chelsea Community Fair; fairgrounds;
                                                                           734-475-1270, chelseafair.org
Aug. 7-11       Eastern Michigan Fair; Imlay City; 810-
                724-4145                                      Aug. 23-26   Warren Birthday Bash; 586-268-8400
Happenings (continued)                                    THEATRE CALENDAR:
                                                          Ticketmaster: ticketmaster.com
                                                          Fisher Theatre: 313-872-1000; www.broadwayindetroit.com
Aug. 24      Gipsy Kings; Fox Detroit; T.M.
                                                          Gem & Century Theatre: 313-963-9800, www.gemdetroit.com
                                                          Meadow Brook: 248-377-3300; www.mbtheatre.com
Aug. 24-26   St. Mary Queen of Creation Festival; New     Hillberry Theatre: 313-577-2972, www.hilberry.com
             Baltimore; 586-725-2441                      Stagecrafters Baldwin Theatre: 248-541-6430, www.stagecrafters.org


Aug. 24-26   Lincoln Park Days; Youth Center Park;        Stratford     Shakespeare Festival; 1-800-567-1600,
             313-350-8705                                                 www.stratfordshakespearefestival.com

Aug. 25      Pig Roast by The Somerset Singles Ski &      Aug. 10-19      Fiddler on the Roof by Warren Civic
             Golf Club; 1 pm; Labaj home in Romeo;                        Theatre; Warren Community Center, 5460
             $25/members, $30/non-members; bring                          Arden; www.warrencivic.org, 586-268-
             your own beverage & lawn chair; RSVP by                      8400
             Aug. 10, Bobbie, 586-781-4056
                                                          REFORD THEATRE – http://redfordtheatre.com
Aug. 25-26   Bloomfield North Area Chamber Annual
             Big Fish Festival; Keego Harbor; 248-683-    Sept. 16-30     Oklahoma! 313-881-4004
             7252
                                                          DETROIT         OPERA         HOUSE         –    313-237-7464;
Aug. 25-28   Warren Birthday Bash; City Square; 586-      www.motopera.org
             268-8400, cityofwarren.org
                                                          Aug. 1          Operetta Workshop Final Performance
Aug. 29      BWE Sizzle with Style Fashion Show held      Aug. 1          Opera Camp Recital (Boll Hall)
             by The Sterling Heights Regional             Aug. 2, 9,      Judith Ellis Thursday Night Jazz Series
             Chamber of Commerce; 11 am; lunch;           16, 23 & 30
             Cherry Creek Golf Club, 5200 Cherry          Aug. 5          Opera Workshop/Opera              Camp       Final
             Creek, Shelby Twp; 586-731-5400, ext. 21                     Performance
                                                          Aug. 25         Macy’s Shop for a Cause
Aug. 30 -    Michigan Peach Festival; Romeo; 586-
Sept. 3      752-6543, romeolions.org/peachfestival.htm   SOARING EAGLE CASINO & RESORT – Mt.
                                                          Pleasant; 800-585-3737, www.soaringeaglecasino.com
Aug. 31 -    River Rouge Days Festival; Memorial
Sept. 2      Park, West Jefferson and Great Lakes         Aug. 5        Sugarland (outdoor)
             avenues; 313-842-5604                        Aug. 11       Middle of the Mitt Music Festival
                                                          Aug. 25       Gabriel Iglesias (comedy)
Aug. 31 -    Great Lakes State Fair; Novi; 248-348-       Sept. 1       Blake Shelton (country)
Sept. 3      5600                                         Sept. 15      Journey with Loverboy

Aug. 31 -    Arts, Beats & Eats; Royal Oak; 248-          DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Sept. 3      334-4600, artsbeatseats.com                  Orchestra Hall, Detroit; www.dso.org or 313-576-5111

Aug. 31 -    International Jazz Festival; 313-447-1248    Aug. 9          Mix at The Max Sin Hielo
Sept. 3                                                   Aug. 18         Masters of Tap

                                                          MARK RIDLEY’S COMEDY CASTLE -
COLOSSEUM AT CAESARS WINDSOR – 800-                       269   E.  Fourth,    Royal             Oak,      248-542-9900,
991-7777                                                  www.comedycastle.com

Aug. 3       Happy Together Tour with The Turtles and     Aug. 2-4        Sheng Wang with Ron Ferguson
             Mickey Dolenz                                Aug. 9-11       James Ervin with Ben Moore
Aug. 11      Reba McEntire                                Aug. 16-18      Mike Bonner
                                                          Aug. 23-25      KT Talara with Kevin McPeck
                                                          8/30 – 9/1      Closed for Arts, Beats & Eats
THE DETROIT ZOO – www.detroitzoo.org; 248-541-
5717                                                      COBO CENTER: www.cobocenter.com
Aug. 1       Concert: Candy Band (children)               Aug. 4          Day in Heaven Pamper Event;
Aug. 8       Concert: Jill Jack (Folk)                                    313-590-1027
Aug. 15      Concert: Gemini (children)                   Aug. 14-16      Detroit Int’l Classic Car Show; 248-461-
Aug. 22      Concert: Sun Messengers (Motown, R&B)                        2678; www.diamts.com
Aug. 23      Summer Zoomance; 21 & older only; 6-9        Aug. 22-23      Jazz Festival Volunteer Meeting;
Aug. 29      Concert: Playdate & Friends (children)                       734-216-3958
SUBURBAN          COLLECTION         SHOWPLACE           –    GIBRALTAR TRADE CENTER
46100  Grand     River,  Novi;   248-348-5600           or    www.gibraltartrade.com
www.suburbancollectionshowplace.com                           For concealed pistol license training class, register in the
                                                              market office or call Aim Straight at 586-565-1403
Aug. 11-12     Heirlooms Novi Rubber Stamp & Paper
               Arts Festival                                  Mt. Clemens:   586-465-6440
Aug. 22-23     Abraham & Sons Food Service Show               Aug. 4         Truck Warz
8/ 31 – 9/3    Great Lakes State Fair                         Aug. 4-5       Mom to Mom Sale
                                                              Aug. 10-12     Gun & Knife Show
DOWNTOWN MOUNT CLEMENS – 586-469-4168                         Aug. 17-19     Holistic Festival / Sports Cards, Antiques
or www.downtownmountclemens.com                                              & Collectibles Show
                                                              Aug. 25        Slam Jam
7/27 – 8/5    Annie Jr.; The Box Theater; 586-954-2311        Aug. 25-26     USMA Car Show
Aug. 1-18     Group Show at Anton Art Center; 586-469-        8/31 – 9/2     Weekend Public Market
              8666; theartcenter.org
Aug. 2        Daughters of Macomb – Meeting & Parade;         Taylor: 734-287-2000
              8 am; downtown; daughtersofmacomb.com           Aug. 3-4       Weekend Public Market
Aug. 3        Concert: Air Margaritaville; 7:30; Riverfront   Aug. 11-12     Garage Sale Extravaganza
Aug. 4        Summer Fun Saturdays                            Aug. 17-19     Gun & Knife Show
Aug. 4        Classic car Cruise Night                        Aug. 24-26     Sports Cards & Collectibles Show
Aug. 5        Dolly Madison Garden Tea                        8/31 – 9/2     Weekend Public Market
Aug. 7        Mt. Clemens Library Used Book Sale
Aug. 10       Uptown Friday Night Concert Series at the       FUNDRAISERS
              Fountain
Aug. 11       Farmers Market Battle of the Chefs              Aug. 4         Golf fundraiser to benefit Hawkeye &
Aug. 11       Dog Days of Summer                                             Friends Dog Rescue & Sanctuary (non-
Aug. 12       Hagen Free Family Fun Sundays at the                           profit); 4-man scramble format; 12:30 pm;
              Anton Art Center                                               18 holes w/cart; food/drink tix, prizes, BBQ
Aug. 14       Tea Talk Tuesday; Crocker House Museum                         dinner; $80/person; Pine Valley Golf
Aug. 16       Girls Night Out; Downtown                                      Course, 16801 31 Mile, Ray Twp, 586-
Aug. 16       Old Crowd Parade                                               752-9633; info or registration form:
Aug. 17       Uptown Friday Night Concert Series at the                      www.hawkeyegolf.org
              Fountain
Aug. 18       Bath City Run                                   Aug. 11-12     Charity Poker Fun to benefit Macomb
Aug. 24       Uptown Friday Night Concert Series at the                      County Habitat for Humanity; 4-10 pm on
              Fountain                                                       Aug. 11 and 9-noon on Aug. 12;
Aug. 25       Farmers Market Pig and Corn Roast                              $35/riders,    $20/passengers   includes
Aug. 26       Themed Group Show                                              breakfast and pig roast; $15 pig roast
                                                                             only; Wolverine Harley Davidson, 44660
                                                                             Gratiot, Clinton Twp; 586-263-1540 ext.
MACOMB CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING                                             120
ARTS - Macomb Community College, 44575 Garfield,
Clinton Twp; 586-286-2222, www.MacombCenter.com               Aug. 16        Julie’s Run at the Farm to benefit the Julie
                                                                             Pihlaja Korb Scholarship Fund; $15; 5K
7/30 – 8/3     Flute Workshop; grades 6-12                                   begins at 6:30 pm or 1-mile walk; Wolcott
Aug. 5-11      Show Choir Workshop; grades 7-12                              Farm, Ray Twp; runmichigan.com, Tim,
                                                                             tpropst04@comcast.net

WARREN CONCERT SERIES: Warren City Square,                    Aug. 17        Golf Outing to benefit Romeo Foundation
One City Drive (east of Van Dyke & north of 12 Mile);                        for Education Excellence (non-profit); golf,
586-264-0959                                                                 hot dog on the turn, beverages on course,
                                                                             buffet dinner, prizes; noon shotgun start;
Aug. 5         The Sound Alternative (Top 40)                                $125; Copper Hills Golf & Country Club,
Aug. 12        Jill Jack (Folk, Rock)                                        2125 Lakeville, 248-969-9808; Amy, 586-
Aug. 19        Warren Concert Band                                           531-0611       or      aaul@sbcglobal.net;
                                                                             www.romeofoundation.org

                                                              Aug. 24        Benefit on the Bay to benefit Capuchin
OUTDOOR HAPPENINGS:
                                                                             Soup Kitchen; 5:30 pm; $60 includes food,
                 th                                                          beverages, live music, live & silent
Aug. 10        34 Annual Handicapped Fishing Derby;
                                                                             auctions, raffle ticket; Mac and Ray’s,
               St. Clair Shores; 586-393-8800
                                                                             Harrison Twp; 313-579-2100 ext. 153
                                                          MAGIC BAG – 22920 Woodward, Ferndale; 248-544-
ROYAL OAK MUSIC THEATRE – 318 W. Fourth;                  3030, www.themagicbag.com
www.royaloakmusichtheatre.com; 248-399-2980
                                                          Aug. 2          Gaelic Storm
Aug. 9    WYCD presents Glorianna                         Aug. 17         Hal Sparks
Aug. 18   Team Kendal Kidz Concert                        Aug. 23         The Bodeans
Sept. 6   Thompson Square wsg The Lost Trailers           Aug. 25         Sandy Danto with Zach Stein

EMERALD THEATRE – Mt. Clemens; T.M.                       FILLMORE – 2115 Woodward; Detroit; 313-961-5450,
                                                          T.M., www.livenation.com
Aug. 3      Dizzy Wright with DJ Hoppa
Aug. 4      Taproot / Smile Empty Soul                    Aug. 3      Childish Gambino
Aug. 10     Ying Yang Twins                               Aug. 4      Kaskade’s “Freaks of Nature” Tour
Aug. 11     Soulfly                                       Aug. 5      Matisyahu and The Dirty Heads
Aug. 12     Fear Factory                                  Aug. 31     The Offspring
Aug. 25     Days of the New
                                                          SHELTER – Detroit; Ticketmaster
SAINT ANDREWS HALL – www.livenation.com
                                                          Aug. 12   The Spill Canvas
Aug. 1      Frank Ocean: Channel Orange Tour              Aug. 17   Silverstein with Daytrader, Lions Lions
Aug. 15     Summer Slaughter Tour: Cannibal Corpse
Aug. 18     The Dreamchasers Tour: Meek Mill              SMALL’S – Hamtramck, Ticketmaster

HARPOS – Ticketmaster                                     Aug. 19   Backyard BBQ featuring Lucero

Aug. 11     Kottonmouth Kings with Prozak, etc.           THE MAGIC STICK – 4120 Woodward, Detroit; 313-
Aug. 18     Static-X with Huntress                        833-9700, www.majesticdetroit.com

BLONDIES – Ticketmaster                                   Aug. 2      Bear Hands with Fort Lean / Bear Lake
                                                          Aug. 3      The Handgrenades / Paul Samotis
Aug. 1    Swashbuckle / The Day of the Beast              Aug. 4      Terror featuring Bane, Naysayer, etc.
Aug. 3    Paul Di’anno -- CANCELLED                       Aug. 6      Joyce Manor with Algernon Cadwallader
Aug. 5    Jeff Lomis, 7 Horns 7 Eyes                      Aug. 9      Strung Out with The Darlings & Handguns
Aug. 10   Twista                                          Aug. 14     Neon Trees; Majestic Theatre
Aug. 12   Slaves On Dope with Saint Diablo                Aug. 16     Eyes Set To Kill with My Ticket Home, etc.
Aug. 13   Kataklysm                                       Aug. 18     Tesco Fest: The Meatmen
                                                          Aug. 23     The Orpheum Bell plus The Webbs
CHENE PARK – www.cheneparkdetroit.com, 313-393-           Aug. 25     Nadastrom
7128. Ticketmaster
                                                          PIKE ROOM @ THE CROFOOT – 1 South Saginaw,
Aug. 1    Boney James                                     Pontiac; 248-858-9333; Ticketmaster or with link to
Aug. 3    New Edition with Whodini                        partner site Ticket Web
Aug. 8    Angie Stone wsg Robert Glasper
Aug. 15   Gerald Albright / Norman Brown                  Aug. 1       Twin Shadow
Aug. 17   Robin Thicke, Musiq Souldchild, and Melanie     Aug. 2       Anamanaguchi
          Fiona                                           Aug. 2       Tune-Yards; Crofoot Ballroom
Aug. 22   David Sanborn with Brian Culbertson             Aug. 5       Scream It Like You Mean It featuring
                                                                       Attack! Attack! Crofoot Complex with
PJ’s LAGER HOUSE – Ticketmaster                                        Outdoor Saginaw Street Stage
                                                          Aug. 6       Charli XCX
Aug. 1    Kishi Bashi featuring Tall Tall Trees           Aug. 8       Toadies and Helme; Crofoot Ballroom
                                                          Aug. 10      Shapes and Colors
LAKE ST. CLAIR METROPARK – park toll fees                 Aug. 12      Peace Be Still with Torva / Hopes Set High
apply; starts at 6:30 pm; 31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison   Aug. 12      Aim Your Arrows
Twp; 586-463-4581                                         Aug. 15      Dirty Projectors; Crofoot Ballroom
                                                          Aug. 19      A Hear Falls / Electric Corpse / Mass Panic
Aug. 5      Justine Blazer (Country)                      Aug. 23      The Bandra Report with Jodie Abraham
Aug. 12     Sun Messengers (Funk/R&B/Soul)                Aug. 26      Overdope Productions / Fivestar / D.I.D.
Aug. 19     Tommy James (Big Band/Ballroom)
Aug. 26     Pelts & Company (Big Band/Ballroom)
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, 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; 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
HAPPENINGS AROUND THE STATE . . . continued

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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