Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2016

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2016 – Events, activities, and fun things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit MI. Weekend of September 30, October 1, and 2, 2016.

BlakesFeature6HauntedHayrideThere are plenty of fun things to do in and around Metro Detroit this weekend. This list will try to highlight some of the weekend events Metro Detroit – big and small – for kids and families. I’m going to be using this Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2016 article to post events and activities that are either free, or at least family affordable.


Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2016

antique appraisalFriday, September 30, 2016 from 9a-5p
Farmington Hills MI Weekend Events – Antique Appraisal
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd., Farmington Hills, MI)
Bring up to three antiques to be valued by renowned appraisers from DuMouschelle Galleries. You will have 10 minutes with staff members to discuss your items and find out the value of your antiques. Appointments are necessary and can be scheduled by calling the number below. The appraisers can evaluate jewelry, artwork, books, furniture, dolls, toys or games (no guns). The cost is $7 per item and the limit is 3 items per person. For more information or to arrange an appointment call 248-477-8404. Appointments ARE necessary to participate in this event.

KGP6KidsGottaPlayFriday, September 30, 2016 from 10a-5p
New Hudson MI Weekend Event – Kids Gotta Play Open Play
Kids Gotta Play Showroom (53535 Grand River, New Hudson MI 48165, 1-800-955-PLAY, www.kidsgottaplay.com)
Why take the kids to Chuck E Cheese? Kids can exercise and be active! 14000 square feet of top of line OUTDOOR play equipment INDOORS so kids can climb and play the day away no matter what the weather. Top of the line outdoor play structures, trampolines, and basketball hoops. Review – Pics.

InflatablePlayspaces1BouncerFriday, September 30, 2016 from 10a-noon
Royal Oak MI Weekend Event – Friday Low Cost Inflatable Playspaces Super Jump
Inflatable Playspaces (5160 Meijer Dr, Royal Oak, MI, 248-288-5888)
Open bouncing at the HUGE Inflatable Playspaces indoor bouncer room. Just $7.95 per child (parents are FREE). More info? Call 248-288-5888.

Friday, September 30, 2016 from noon-1p
Metro Detroit MI Weekend Events – Goldfish Swim School Playdates
Goldfish Swim Schools (Metro Detroit Goldfish Swim School Locations, 248-596-1914website)
Have the kids meet at Goldfish Swim Schools for a playdate! Cost is just $5 (FREE to Goldfish Swim School students). Grab some pool toys, use our teaching equipment and have fun! PS – No need
call ahead! Playdates also occur M-Th at the same time. Times and details vary form location to location. Make sure you check their website, and call ahead!

ErwinOrchardsCiderMill1CornMazeFriday September 30, Saturday, October 1, and Sunday, October 2
Northville MI Weekend Events – Maybury Farm Corn Maze
Maybury Farm (50165 Eight Mile, Northville, MI 48167, 248-374-0200)
Hayride & corn maze. Cider, donuts, and snacks available after. Hours – Friday – 6p-10p, Saturday – noon-10p, and Sunday – noon-7p. Cost is $7. Children 2 and under are FREE. For more information, call 248-374-0200. Through Oct 30

Friday, September 30, 2016 from 7p-10p
pump it up inflatablesAuburn Hills MI Weekend Event – Parents Night Out
Pump It Up Auburn Hills (1720 Opdyke Court Auburn Hills, 48326, Phone – 248-375-1100, website)
Pump It UP hosts semi-regular Parents Night Out events that include craft projects, games, dinner, and special themes. Advanced registration required at 248-375-1100 or mi.auburnhills@pumpitupparty.com.

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7p
Detroit MI Weekend Events – Friday Night Live at the DIA
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Friday Night Live – Trio Nova Mundi – 7p & 8:30p
Nova Mundi performs music by Amy Beach, JacobTV, Manuel Ponce and Paul Schoenfield. Maureen Conlon Gutierrez plays the violin, Elissa Kohanski cello and Becky Billock piano.
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

flipstarz gymnasticsFriday, September 30, 2016 from 7:30p-9:30p
Waterford MI Weekend Event – TGIF Open Gym
Flip Starz Gymnastics (5425 Perry Dr, Suite 101, Waterford, MI 48329, www.flipandcheer.com, 248-673-6767)
T.G.I.F. Open Gym is a time for kids to come in and work on what they want to work on. This is not a structured class, but we do have our professionally trained staff in the gym to help your child! Cost is $10.

Friday, September 30, 2016 from 7:30p-9:30p
South Lyon MI Weekend Events – Glow on the Road
Lyon Oaks County Park (52221 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, Michigan 48393, 248-858-0906)
Enjoy Cosmic Putt Putt – 9 hole glow in the dark mobile putt putt. Glow in the Dark Face painting. Music. Sno-cones or Pop-corn. Will be indoors. For more info, visit DestinationOakland.com.

GTCGymnastics3Friday, September 30, from 7:30p-8:30p
Rochester Hills MI Weekend Event – Open Gym / Drop-In Gymnastics
GTC Gymnastics Training Center (1813 Northfield Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Jump on the trampoline or flip around in foam pits. You do not have to be in a GTC class to participate, so invite your friends and neighbors to come along. ( A waiver form must be filled out by a parent/guardian before anyone may attend.) See www.gtcgymnastics.com for more info or call 248-304-7634.

adventure park ropes courseSeptember 30 ,October 1,2
West Bloomfield MI Weekend Events – Haunted Forest at Adventure Park
Adventure Park West Bloomfield (6600 West Maple Road, West Bloomfield Township, Michigan 48322, 248-419-1550, website)
Haunted Forest offers charming family-fun for people of all ages. There will be trick-or-treating for the younger kids on the Halloween themed forest trail. The sounds of an enchanted forest will play in the background as visitors walk the dimly lit paths adjacent to the five-acre Adventure Park site. A pumpkin hunt concludes the family trail where all paid walkers will hunt for a special pumpkin of their own. Children are encouraged to arrive in costumes and interact with the haunt performers. Trick or treat bags are provided, which include a coupon towards a future ticket to the Adventure Park. Also October 7,8,14,15,16,21,22,23,28,29,30

Friday, September 30, 2016 from 7:45p-9:30p
Lake Orion / Orion Twp Weekend Event – Friday Night fLipOut
fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer (233 Kay Industrial Drive, Orion Township, MI 48359, 248-340-0910, www.flipspotgym.com)
This open gym activity is for ages 9 and up. It includes music, pizza, gatorade and gym fun. Call fLipSpot for cost info.

AntiquesFestivalMISaturday, October 1 (8a-6p), and Sunday, October 2, (9a-4p), 2016
Davisburg MI Weekend Event – Michigan Antique Festival 2016
Springfield Oaks County Park (12451 Andersonville Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350)
Browse over 80 acres of antiques and collectables from over 1000 dealers, enjoy a classic car show, food, live entertainment, and more! More info

Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 9a-1p
Auburn Hills MI Weekend Events – FREE Women’s Self Defense Classes
Oakland County Sheriff’s Complex (1690 Brown Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48346)
Registration is now open for the FREE Oakland County women’s self-defense classes sponsored by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the iGroup Model and Talent Agency and the Miss Michigan America Organization. To register, please email ocso@oakgov.com and indicate which date you would like to register for, how many people and the names of the individuals you are wishing to register. Details… Oct 1,15,29.

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Commerce MI Weekend Events – Long Family Orchard Fall Time Fun Area
Long Family Orchard & Cider Mill (1540 East Commerce Rd. Commerce, MI 48382 Phone hotline – 248-360-3774)
Fall Time Fun Area features unlimited time in 8-acre corn maze, play area, petting farm, bouncers, play structures and more. Review and pics of Long Family Cider Mill. Review – Pics.

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (various times)
Oakland County MI Weekend Events – Oakland County Mom2Mom Sales
Various Locations
It’s a big weekend for Mom2Mom sales! Save big on baby items this weekend at Mom to Mom sales in Oakland County. Sales.

OxfordCentennialPark1Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10a
Oxford MI Weekend Events – Oxford Scarecrow Festival 2016
Downtown Oxford at Centennial Park
Events and activities include – a scarecrow contest, live entertainment, trick or treating, costume contest, straw maze, pet parade, hay wagon, and more. This is a FREE event hosted by the Downtown Oxford MI DDA. UPDATE – OXFORD SCARECROW FEST HAS BEEN POSPONED UNTIL OCTOBER 15 DUE TO WEATHER

Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 9a-noon
Metro Detroit MI Weekend Events – FREE Home Depot Kids Workshop
Metro Detroit Home Depot Locations
Build. Learn. Create. Home Depot’s Kids Workshops are FREE How-to workshops designed for kids ages 5-12. Kids receive a project, a pin, and a Home Depot aprol! This week’s project – Fire Truck. Review – Video

Upland10PettingZooOctober Saturdays and Sundays from 10a-5p
Oxford MI Fall Fun for Kids – Upland Hills Farm Fall Festival Weekends
Upland Hills Farm (481 Lake George Road, Oxford, Michigan 48370, 248-628-1611 www.uplandhillsfarm.com)
This festival has something for all ages. Enjoy visiting the animals, milk a cow, watch a farm demonstration, be amazed at the Baffling Magic Show, enjoy a hayride in the woods, walk the storybook trail, pick a pumpkin, take a pony ride and finish the day with a warm donut and a beverage. Visit www.uplandhillsfarm.com for more info. Review and Pics of Upland Hills Farm Oxford Fall Festival Weekends.

HayrideSaturday, October 1, 2016 from noon-4p
West Bloomfield MI Weekend Events – West Bloomfield Fall Fest 2016
Marshbank Park (2805 Hiller Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48324)
Enjoy games, fall crafts, hayrides, pony rides, food trucks and more! West Bloomfield Fall Fest 2016 is a FREE event. Some of the above events and activities may require a nominal fee. More info… Visit www.westbloomfieldparks.org to learn more about their programs and download their latest brochures full of family fun events and activities!

FireTruck50Saturday, October 1, 2016 from noon-4p
Oakland Twp MI Weekend Events – Fire Department Open House
Oakland Twp Station #2 (1888 Rochester Road (Corner of Stoney Creek Rd & Rochester Rd)
All OTFD trucks will be on display, there will be equipment demonstrations, kids activities and refreshments

October Saturdays and Sundays noon-4p
Milford MI Weekend Events – Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides
Kensington Metropark (2240 W. Buno Road, Milford, MI 48380)
Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from the huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. Pumpkins and gourds are priced according to size. No reservation needed. For cost & more information, please call 248-684-8632 or visit www.metroparks.com. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark.

Urban AirSaturday, October 1, 2016 from 9p-11p
Oxford MI Weekend Events – Teen Nights
Urban Air Trampoline (925 N Lapeer Rd, Oxford Charter Township, MI 48371 800-960-4778, www.urbanairtrampolinepark.com)
The lights are out and the lasers are on. Pizza is served around 10p and a dodgeball tournament is held for everyone who wants to compete. Includes pizza, glow stick, and access to all attractions. Teen Nights is not held during summer months or on holidays. Cost is $15 per jumper.

kids truck eventSunday, October 2, 2016 from Noon-3p
Rochester Hills MI Weekend Events – Fire Department Open Houses
Station #1 (1111 Horizon Ct, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Station #2 (1251 E Aubrn, Rochester Hills, MI 48307)
Station #3 (2137 W Auburn Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Station #4 (2723 Walton Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Station #5 (251 E Tienken, Rochester Hills, MI 48306)
Open House at all 5 fire stations. Station 1 will again be demonstrating a live kitchen burn. For more info, visit www.rochesterhills.org

HessHathaway2Sunday, October 2, 2016 from noon-5p
Waterford MI Weekend Events – Harvest Happening
Hess Hathaway Park (825 S. Williams Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48327, Inclement Weather Line 248-618-7671)
Hayrides, a bake sale, pony rides, live entertainment, farm animals, children’s area, and much more!

Sunday, October 2, 2016 from noon-6p
clarkstonunion11Clarkston MI Weekend Events – Taste of Clarkston
Downtown Clarkston
Clarkston will host an outdoor food and entertainment expo with more than 35 restaurants and exhibitions. The event will also have a tailgate zone to watch football during the event. Details… Participating Restaurants.

Sunday, October 2, 2016 from noon-1:15p, 1:30p-2:45p, or 3p-4:15p
Clarkston MI Weekend Events – Autumn Magic Hayrides
Wint Nature Center (inside Independence Oaks County Park 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI)
As trees prepare for winter with their brilliant colors, enjoy a naturalist-guided hayride. Enjoy a fire at Twin Chimneys shelter overlooking beautiful Crooked Lake. Indulge in a gourmet s’more station and learn cool nature trivia before heading back to the nature center. Fun for the entire family! $6/person.

Upland7PettingZooSunday, October 2, 2016 from 3p-6p
Clawson MI Weekend Events – Clawson Fall Festival
Clawson City Park
Celebrate the beginning of fall with an afternoon of fun! The day includes free hayrides, farm animals, inflatables, baked goods 4 sale, games and more. The day ends with a bonfire conducted by the Clawson Fire Department. Contact Clawson Parks and Rec for more info at 248-589-0344.

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 1p
Detroit MI Weekend Events – DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Artist Demonstration – TBA – Noon–4p
Sunday Music Bar – Claude Bolling Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio – 1p & 3p
Detroit Film Theatre – “Don’t Blink—Robert Frank” – 2p
Detroit Film Theatre: “Under the Sun” – 4:30p
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

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