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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 July 29, 30, and July 31, 2016.

smpcf5CarnivalOAKLAND COUNTY CARNIVALS
OAKLAND COUNTY WATERPARKS AND SPRAYPARKS
FREE SUMMER CONCERTS
FREE OUTDOOR SUMMER MOVIES

There 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

concertFriday, July 29 (10a-9p) and Saturday, July 30 (9a-9p)
Northville MI Weekend Events – Sidewalk Sales 2016
Downtown Northville
Shop the sales and enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, and family fun at the Downtown Northville Sidewalk Sales events. Schedule – More Info

Friday, July 29 through July 31, 2016
Holly MI Weekend Event – Weekend Camping at Groveland Oaks County Park
Groveland Oaks County Park (14555 Dixie Highway, Holly, Michigan)
Schedule of activities available at park office during the week prior. 248-634-9811 for more info or visit DestinationOakland.com.

Summer CampFriday, July 29 through July 31, 2016
Leonard MI Weekend Event – Weekend Camping at Addison Oaks County Park
Addison Oaks Park (1480 West Romeo Road, Leonard, Michigan 48367)
Activities’ schedule usually available sometime at the park during the week prior to this weekend. 248-693-2432 for more info or visit DestinationOakland.com.

Friday, July 29, 2016 from 10a-5p
KGP6KidsGottaPlayNew 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.

Friday, July 29, 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.

SloanBugs3Daily through September 4 (M-F 10a-5p, Sat and Sun from noon-5p)
Flint MI Weekend Events – Bug’s World Exhibit
Sloan Museum (1221 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, Michigan 48503, 810-237-3450, www.sloanlongway.org)
A Bug’s World at Sloan Museum in Flint is an exhibit that showcases bugs that are up to 200 times greater than life-size. These life-size dimensions has some of the robotic insects measuring over 20 feet in length! Visitors will walk through what feels like a giant microscope as they explore and learn more about the five (gigantic robotic) insects. Review, pics, more info

goldfish swim schoolFriday, July 29, 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 this summer 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 to 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!

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Auburn Hills MI Weekend Event – Parents Night Out
Pump It Up Auburn Hills (1720 Opdyke Court Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326, 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, June 29, 2016 from 7p-10p
Wixom MI VWeekend Event – Parents Night Out
Pump It Up Wixom (28373 Beck Rd.Unit H Wixom, Michigan 48393, 248-912-1090, website)
Pump It UP hosts semi-regular Parents Night Out events that include craft projects, games, dinner, and special themes. Advanced registration required at 248-912-1090 or mi.wixom@pumpitupparty.com.

summer concertFriday, July 29, 2016 at 7p
Auburn Hills MI Weekend Event – Auburn Hills Free Summer Concerts
Riverside Park (Auburn Rd and Squirrel, Downtown Auburn Hills, Michigan)
Grab a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the free music! This Friday’s act is – Nobody’s Business (ROCKABILLY)

Friday, July 29, 2016 from 7p-8:30p
Farmington MI Weekend Event – Free Summer Concerts
Riley Park Sundquist Pavilion (Grand River Avenue at Grove Street, Farmington, Michigan)
Chairs and blankets are recommended. Friday’s concert is – Billy Mack and the Juke Joint Johnnies

GuitarConcertMusic1Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7p
Northville MI Weekend Event – Free Friday night Concerts
Downtown Northville
For more information on the series please contact Northville Parts & Recreation at 248-349-0203. Friday’s concert is – Science Night

Friday, July 29, 2016 from 6p-9p
Ortonville MI Weekend Event – FREE Summer Concert
Downtown Ortonville MI
The Beets, Beats, and Eats Ortonville summer concerts take place on Friday nights from 6p-9p in Crossman Park next to the Brandon Twp offices and behind The Village Pub. Friday’s concert is – Science Night

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South Lyon MI Weekend Event – Free Summer Concerts at McHattie Park
McHattie Park (400 Dorothy Street, South Lyon, Michigan)
The free events will take place at the gazebo near the Witch’s Hat Depot in McHattie Park. Overflow parking is available at the South Lyon First Methodist Church. Friday’s concert is – Rich Eddy’s Rockin’ Oldies

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7p
Detroit MI Weekend Events – Friday Night Live at the DIA
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Detroit Film Theatre – “Nuts!” – 7p
Friday Night Live – Andre Mehmari – 7 & 8:30p
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

JaysonGuitarSchoolOfRockFriday, July 29, 2016 at 7:30p
Rochester Hills Michigan Weekend Events – Rock N Bowl Teen Nights
Classic Lanes (2145 Avon Industrial Drive, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
For just $10 teens can enjoy live local music, door prizes, unlimited glow bowling, contests, and food specials at Rock n Bowl at Classic Lanes. The live music and unlimited bowling starts at 8p. Classic lanes have booked local music acts to play the teen through college favorites. More info

Friday, July 29, 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.

DetroitStock1Friday, July 29, 2016 from 7:30p-10p
Detroit MI Weekend Event – Rockin’ On The Riverfront Free Summer Concerts
GM Renaissance Center
Admission to the concerts is always free and no tickets are necessary. Viewing space is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets, but outside food, beverages and coolers are not permitted. Convenient parking is available for a small fee per vehicle, starting at 5 p.m., at the GM surface lot at the intersection of St. Antoine and Atwater streets, adjacent to the GM Renaissance Center. Friday’s concert is – Grand Funk Railroad

flipsportgirlskidsfriendsFriday, July 29, 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.

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 9p
RedOaksNatureCenter1Madison Hts MI Weekend Events – Summer Astro Evening
Red Oaks Nature Center (30300 Hales Road, Madison Heights, MI 48071)
Become a star at locating summer constellations inside StarLab, our portable planetarium. Gaze at deep sky wonders through telescopes provided by the Oakland Astronomy Club (weather permitting). A star-studded craft and snack are included. Suitable for school-aged children and adults. $4/person. Register – 248-858-0916.

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7:10p
ComericaParkFireworks2Detroit MI Weekend Event – Comerica Park Fireworks
Comerica Park
Fireworks to start immediately following the the Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros. Visit www.DetroitTigers.com for more info. Tickets for Detroit Tigers Comerica Park Fireworks Nights can be purchased at http://mlb.mlb.com/ticketing/singlegame.jsp?c_id=det for these individual
games.

Saturday, July 30 from 10a-6p & Sunday, July 31, 2016 from 10a-5p
Bloomfield Hills MI Weekend Event – Orchard Lake Fine Art Show
(West Bloomfield, Michigan, on Powers and Daly Roads, south of Maple, and west of Orchard Lake Road)
All discipline are for sale including paintings, sculpture, clay, glass, photography, jewelry and more. All work is original and personally handmade by the artist who is at the show. There is something for
everyone, in all price ranges. Admission is $5 or FREE for kids 12 & and under. For more info contact Patty at info@hotwors.org.

RedOaksNatureCenter2Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 11a-2p
Madison Hts MI Weekend Events – Grandparent / Grandchild Day Camp
Red Oaks Nature Center (30300 Hales Road, Madison Heights, MI 48071)
Become a nature detective of “Earth, Wind and Fire” and make summer memories with your nana, papa, or special adult mentor. Nature crafts, games, and a hike for nature lovers of every age. Bring a sack lunch. Supplies, dessert and beverage provided. $6/person. Register – 248-858-0916.

WintNatureCenter9Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 1p-2:45p
Clarkston MI Weekend Events – Tuning Your Tot Into Summer
Wint Nature Center (inside Independence Oaks County Park 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI)
Building a strong love of nature in early childhood can lead to a lifetime of healthy living. Celebrate nature with the 3-6 year old in your family by making “Tuning Your Tot” a seasonal habit. Make memories with your child as we sing, discover, hike, craft and snack our way through a summer afternoon. During this Summer session we’ll learn about “Incredible Insects.” Please make other arrangements for siblings. $4/person. Register – 248-858-0916

TroyPool13SplashPadSaturday, July 30, 2016 from 5p-7:30p
Troy MI Weekend Event – Family Nights at the Troy Aquatic Center
Troy Aquatic Center (3425 Civic Center Drive, Troy MI 48084, 248-524-3514, website)
Every Saturday all summer long, families will be admitted into the Aquatic Center from 5-7:30pm for only $10 (up to 4 family members) for residents and non-resident families are $14. Every Saturday through August 20. Review, pics.

DowntownRochester3Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 7:30p
Rochester MI Weekend Event – Movies in the Moonlight Rochester MI
Downtown Rochester (East 3rd & Water)
The events start at 8:30p and the movies begin at dusk (around 9:15p). Bring a lawn chair or blanket and don’t forget the popcorn! This Saturday’s movie is Hotel Transylvania 2.

Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Dusk
Ortonville MI Weekend Event – Movie in the Park
Brandon Twp Community Park (1414 N Hadley Rd, Ortonville, MI)
Movie in the Park night begins at 5p with FREE kids activities and craft sales. Concessions will be available for purchase throughout the evening. The movie will start at dusk (at around 9p). Be sure to bring your own chairs and blankets! Movie – Zootopia.

outdoor movieSaturday, July 30, 2016 at Dusk
South Lyon MI Weekend Event – Summer Movie Night
McHattie Park (400 Dorothy St, South Lyon, MI)
Enjoy a FREE movie under the stars this summer courtesy of the City of South Lyon and their Movies in the Park movie series. Saturday’s Movie – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

Sunday, July 31, 2016 from 10a-11:45a
Shelby Twp MI Weekend Event – Come Meet Kili the Bald Eagle
St Thomas Community Presbyterian Church (55355 Mound Road Shelby Township MI)
St. Thomas Community Presbyterian Church invites the public to a free event “Lords of the Sky – Birds of Prey” on Sunday July 31 from 10 am – 11:45 am. Howell Nature Center, Michigan’s largest wildlife rehabilitation facility, will be on hand to share a bird for the children’s message during worship. Complete program featuring live hawks, owls, falcons, vultures and a bald eagle will presented. This is a FREE event. For more info, call 586-781-3025.

Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 1p
Detroit MI Weekend Events – DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Sunday Music Bar: Cecelia Sharp – 1–4p
Puppet Performance: Puppet Kabob’s “The Snowflake Man” – 2p
Detroit Film Theatre – TBA – Tickets – $9.50 for general admission and $7.50 for members, seniors and students.
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

This Weekend Events Metro Detroit page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or being altered without notice or cancellations.

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2016 is researched and compiled by Glen LaGrou, co-owner of OaklandCountyMoms.com. Unauthorized duplication of this content without express consent is
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