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Detroit Moms Guide to September

It’s Fall, y’all!  School is getting ready to start and it’s almost the most magical time of the year in Michigan – Apple cider, cinnamon donuts, pumpkin patches and the changing of those beautiful fall leaves are all on their way! We’ll be updating our fall guides for you to browse soon and here are some happenings in+around Detroit to keep you busy during the month of September!  If you know of something that should be added, feel free to add it to our calendar of events

 

 

September 1, 2017

Romeo Peach Festival

Location :: Various places all around the city of Romeo
Time :: See website for schedule of events
Time :: Free to attend

Michigan State Fair 

Location :: Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Admission only $8.00 adults and $6.00 for children

Ford Arts, Beats & Eats Festival

Location :: Downtown Royal Oak
Time :: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Cost :: On Friday the festival is free to enter until 5 p.m. – the price is $7.

Hayrides at Kensington!

Location :: Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford
Time :: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $10 entrance fee to the park and $5.00 per adult, $3.00 for seniors and children 3-12, children 2 and under are free

Three Cedars Opening Day

Location :: Three Cedars Farm, 7897 Six Mile Rd., Northville
Time :: 10:00 a.m. 
Cost :: See website for pricing options

Detroit Jazz Festival

Location :: Between Campus Martius and Hart Plaza
Time :: 7:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend, See website for VIP details

September 2, 2017

Romeo Peach Festival

Location :: Various places all over the city of Romeo
Time :: See website for schedule of events
Time :: Free to attend

Michigan State Fair 

Location :: Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Admission only $8.00 adults and $6.00 for children

Hayrides at Kensington!

Location :: Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford
Time :: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $10 entrance fee to the park and $5.00 per adult, $3.00 for seniors and children 3-12, children 2 and under are free

Ford Arts, Beats & Eats Festival

Location :: Downtown Royal Oak
Time :: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Cost :: — On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, admission is $3 before 3 p.m., $5 after 3 p.m., and $7 after 5 p.m. 

Blake’s Craft Faire and Fiber Festival

Location :: Blake Farms, 17985 Armada Center Rd., Armada
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Detroit Jazz Festival

Location :: Between Campus Martius and Hart Plaza
Time :: 11:30 a.m.
Cost :: Free to attend, See website for VIP details

Eat a Dawg – Save a Dog

Location :: Atomic Dawg Restaurant, 2705 Coolidge Hwy, Berkley
Time :: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost :: Atomic Dawg will donate 15 percent of sales to the Detroit Dog Rescue!

Thunder Over Michigan – Air Show

Location :: Willow Run Airport, 801 Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti
Time :: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $15.00 and under – free, $35.00 in advance, $40 at the gate plus $15.00 in advance parking and $20.00 at the gate

Wayne County Parks Saturdays in the Park

Location :: Hines Drive from Outer Drive to Ann Arbor Trail
Time :: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free

Outdoor Games

Location :: The DNR Outdoor Adventure Center 1801 Atwater St. Detroit
Time :: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Event is included with price of admission to the DNR Outdoor Adventure Center

September 3, 2017

Romeo Peach Festival

Location :: Various places all around the city of Romeo
Time :: See website for schedule of events
Time :: Free to attend

Michigan State Fair 

Location :: Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Admission only $8.00 adults and $6.00 for children

Dancing in the Streets

Location :: Downtown Ann Arbor
Time :: 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Cost :: Free

Ford Arts, Beats & Eats Festival

Location :: Downtown Royal Oak
Time :: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Cost :: On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, admission is $3 before 3 p.m., $5 after 3 p.m., and $7 after 5 p.m. 

Blake’s Craft Faire and Fiber Festival

Location :: Blake Farms, 17985 Armada Center Rd., Armada
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Detroit Jazz Festival

Location :: Between Campus Martius and Hart Plaza
Time :: Runs all weekend
Cost :: Free to attend, See website for VIP details

Thunder Over Michigan – Air Show

Location :: Willow Run Airport, 801 Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti
Time :: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $15.00 and under – free, $35.00 in advance, $40 at the gate plus $15.00 in advance parking and $20.00 at the gate

September 4, 2017

Romeo Peach Festival

Location :: Various places all around the city of Romeo 
Time :: See website for schedule of events
Time :: Free to attend

Michigan State Fair 

Location :: Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost :: Admission only $8.00 adults and $6.00 for children

Ford Arts, Beats & Eats Festival

Location :: Downtown Royal Oak
Time :: 11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. 
Cost :: On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, admission is $3 before 3 p.m., $5 after 3 p.m., and $7 after 5 p.m. 

Blake’s Craft Faire and Fiber Festival

Location :: Blake Farms, 17985 Armada Center Rd., Armada
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Detroit Jazz Festival

Location :: Between Campus Martius and Hart Plaza
Time :: 7:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend, See website for VIP details

Thunder Over Michigan – Air Show

Location :: Willow Run Airport, 801 Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti
Time :: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $15.00 and under – free, $35.00 in advance, $40 at the gate plus $15.00 in advance parking and $20.00 at the gate

September 6, 2017

Nature Tots Series at Crosswinds Marsh

Location :: Crosswinds Marsh Wetlands and Interpretive Preserve, 27600 Haggerty, New Boston
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $6.00 per child and $2.00 per adult

Senior Day at the Zoo *Grandparents Outing Opportunity!*

Location :: The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Cost ::  Seniors 62 and over plus a caregiver are free

September 7, 2017

Richmond Good Old Days Festival

Location :: 69500 Beebe Street, Richmond
Time :: See schedule of events for detailed times
Cost :: Free to attend, but some events may cost a fee

Food Truck Rally

Location :: Michigan Lottery Amphitheater, 14900 Metro Pkwy., Sterling Heights
Time :: 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free Admission

September 8, 2017

 

Plymouth Fall Festival

Location :: Downtown Plymouth
Time :: 12:00 – 11:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Free Time Fridays for ages 12+ (Decorate School Supplies)

Location :: Ferndale Area District Public Library, 222 E. 9 Mile Rd., Ferndale
Time :: 3:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Family Fun Night

Location :: Northville Parks and Recreation Department, 700 Baseline Rd., Northville
Time :: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $30.00 for a family of 4, $5.00 for each additional family member

St. Lawrence Applefest 2017

Location :: St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica Rd., Utica
Time :: 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: See website for details

Hayrides at Kensington!

Location :: Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford
Time :: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $10 entrance fee to the park and $5.00 per adult, $3.00 for seniors and children 3-12, children 2 and under are free

Richmond Good Old Days Festival

Location :: 69500 Beebe Street, Richmond
Time :: See schedule of events for detailed times
Cost :: Free to attend, but some events may cost a fee

September 9, 2017

Family Challenge

Location :: Crosswinds Marsh Wetlands and Interpretive Preserve, 27600 Haggerty Rd., New Boston
Time :: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $6.00 per adult, $2.00 per child

Wayne County Parks Saturdays in the Park

Location :: Hines Drive from Outer Drive to Ann Arbor Trail
Time :: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free

Game Day @ The Ferndale Public Library

Location :: The Ferndale Area District Library, 222 E. 9 Mile Rd., Ferndale
Time :: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free

Old Car Festival

Location :: The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
Time :: Open until 9:00 p.m.
Cost :: $6.00 for parking, non-member pricing $20.00 – $27.00

Richmond Good Old Days Festival

Location :: 69500 Beebe Street, Richmond
Time :: See schedule of events for detailed times
Cost :: Free to attend, but some events may cost a fee

Plymouth Fall Festival

Location :: Downtown Plymouth
Time :: 7:00 a.m.- 11:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Vintage Baseball Returns

Location :: Jaycee Park, 6200 N Wildwood Ave., Waterford
Time :: 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free Admission

Monarch Release

Location :: Ray Wiegand’s Nursery and Garden Center, 47747  Romeo Plank Rd., Macomb
Time :: 11:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 per person – register by September 5th

Free District-Wide Movie Night

Location :: L’anse Creuse High School, 38495 L’anse Creuse St., Harrison Twp.
Time :: 7:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free Admission

St. Lawrence Applefest 2017

Location :: St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica Rd., Utica
Time :: 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: See website for details

September 10, 2017

Old Car Festival

Location :: The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
Time :: Open until 9:00 p.m.
Cost :: $6.00 for parking, non-member pricing $20.00 – $27.00

Richmond Good Old Days Festival

Location :: 69500 Beebe Street, Richmond
Time :: See schedule of events for detailed times
Cost :: Free to attend, but some events may cost a fee

Plymouth Fall Festival

Location :: Downtown Plymouth
Time :: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

St. Lawrence Applefest 2017

Location :: St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica Rd., Utica
Time :: 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: See website for details

Hockeytown 5k

Location :: Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Time :: 7:00 a.m. 
Cost :: See website for registration details

Teen Coding Club

Location :: Baldwin Public Library, 300 W. Merrill, Birmingham
Time :: 7:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo

Location :: The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak
Time :: 8:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $32.00 – $67.00

September 13, 2017

Nature Tots Series at Crosswinds Marsh

Location :: Crosswinds Marsh Wetlands and Interpretive Preserve, 27600 Haggerty, New Boston
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $6.00 per child and $2.00 per adult

September 14, 2017

Eat to the Beat – Southfield

Location :: The corner of Civic Center and Central Pkwy, Southfield
Time :: 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend – food trucks in attendance

September 15, 2017

Free Time Fridays for ages 12+ (Giant Mandala Coloring)

Location :: Ferndale Area Public Library, 222 E. 9 Mile Rd., Ferndale
Time :: 3:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Canterbury Village Heritage Festival

Location :: Olde World Canterbury Village, 2369 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cost :: Free admission

Flat Rock Riverfest

Location :: Huroc Park, 28700 Arsenal, Flat Rock
Time :: 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Drive-in Movie at the Market

Location :: Oakland County Farmers Market, 2350 Pontiac Lake Rd., Waterford
Time :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

September 16, 2017

Apple Cider and POPCORN!

Location :: Nankin Hills Interpretive Center, 33175 Ann Arbor Trail, Westland
Time :: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Cost :: $6.00 per child, $2.00 per adult

Wayne County Parks Saturdays in the Park

Location :: Hines Drive from Outer Drive to Ann Arbor Trail
Time :: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free

Insane Inflatable 5k

Location :: Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Rd., Shelby Township
Time :: 8:00 a.m. 
Cost :: See website for registration details

Canterbury Village Heritage Festival

Location :: Olde World Canterbury Village, 2369 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cost :: Free admission

Flat Rock Riverfest

Location :: Huroc Park, 28700 Arsenal, Flat Rock
Time :: 2:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Barktoberfest

Location :: Memorial Park, 31050 Woodward Ave., Royal Oak
Time :: 11:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 per person, under age 10 is free

September 17, 2017

Livonia’s Good Old-Fashioned Neighborhood Corn Roast

Location :: Stymelski Veterans Park, 14275 Stark Rd., Livonia
Time :: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Flat Rock Riverfest

Location :: Huroc Park, 28700 Arsenal, Flat Rock
Time :: 12:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Unified Women’s Empowerment Summit

Location :: Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit
Time :: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $30.00-$50.00

Princess Party & Lunch with Belle

Location :: Kings Court Castle and Banquet Center, 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion
Time :: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. 
Cost :: $22.00 per person, under 2 is free

Barktoberfest

Location :: Memorial Park, 31050 Woodward Ave., Royal Oak
Time :: 11:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 per person, under age 10 is free

9th Annual Harvest Festival

Location :: Sutherland-Wilson Farm, 797 W. Textile Rd., Ann Arbor
Time :: 2:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for children over 2, free for children 2 and under.

September 20, 2017

Nature Tots Series at Crosswinds Marsh

Location :: Crosswinds Marsh Wetlands and Interpretive Preserve, 27600 Haggerty, New Boston
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $6.00 per child and $2.00 per adult

September 22, 2017

Ferndale DIY Street Fair 

Location :: Woodward and East Troy Street, Ferndale
Time :: 6:00 p.m. – midnight
Cost :: Free to attend

Saline Oktoberfest

Location :: Main Street, Downtown Saline
Time :: All Day
Cost :: $5.00 for adults, Free for children

Free Time Fridays for ages 12+ (Mean Girls Movie)

Location :: Ferndale Area Public Library, 222 E. 9 Mile Rd., Ferndale
Time :: 3:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Rockin’ the Shores Beer and Music Festival

Location :: 9 Mile Rd. and Mack Ave., St. Clair Shores
Time :: 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $25.00 – $60.00

DLECTRICITY Art Exhibition

Location :: Woodward Corridor from The DIA to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
Time :: Dusk
Cost :: Free to attend

 

September 23, 2017

Wayne County Parks Saturdays in the Park

Location :: Hines Drive from Outer Drive to Ann Arbor Trail
Time :: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free

Ferndale DIY Street Fair 

Location :: Woodward and East Troy Street, Ferndale
Time :: 11:00  a.m. – midnight
Cost :: Free to attend

Fall Flavor Weekends

Location :: Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Time :: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Non-members $20.00 – $27.50

Saline Oktoberfest

Location :: Main Street, Downtown Saline
Time :: All Day
Cost :: $5.00 for adults, Free for children

Mom and Son Movie Morning

Location :: MJR Chesterfield Crossing, 50675 Gratiot Ave., Chesterfield
Time :: 9:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $13.00 per person

Rockin’ the Shores Beer and Music Festival

Location :: 9 Mile Rd. and Mack Ave., St. Clair Shores
Time :: 1:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $25.00 – $60.00

Michigan Great Lakes Bat Festival

Location :: Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R., Detroit
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free

MI Hometown Market

Location :: Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Rd., Taylor
Time :: 10:00 a.m.  – 3:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $2.00 at the door per person

Picnic in the Park

Location :: Rolling Hills County Park, 7660 Stony Creek Rd., Ypsilanti
Time :: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free with vehicle admission

DLECTRICITY Art Exhibition

Location :: Woodward Corridor from The DIA to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
Time :: Dusk
Cost :: Free to attend

 Taco Hop

Location :: Detroit River, Downtown Wyandotte
Time :: 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $20.00 per person

September 24, 2017

Ferndale DIY Street Fair 

Location :: Woodward and East Troy Street, Ferndale
Time :: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Fall Flavor Weekends

Location :: Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Time :: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Non-members $20.00 – $27.50

Education Expo 2017

Location :: Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills
Time :: 12:00 – 3:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Snow White Princess Party

Location :: The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend St. Birmingham
Time :: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Inquire cost details here.

 

September 26, 2017

Halloween Fairy Garden

Location :: Viviano’s Flower Shop, 32050 Harper Ave., St. Clair Shores
Time :: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. 
Cost :: $50.00 – registration required

September 29, 2017

Free Time Fridays for ages 12+ (DIY Watercolor Bookmarks)

Location :: Ferndale Area Public Library, 222 E. 9 Mile Rd., Ferndale
Time :: 3:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

September 30, 2017

The Detroit Wine Stroll

Location :: Angelina Wine Bistro, 1565 Broadway St., Detroit
Time :: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $45.00 advanced tickets, $55.00 at the door

Fall Flavor Weekends

Location :: Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Time :: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Non-members $20.00 – $27.50

 

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