Weekend 101: August 29-31

  • Live Music @ The Lansing City Market -- Lansing, MI. The Lansing City Market presents a FREE live musical performance every Saturday starting at 11:00 am. Click here for more info

  • Michigan State Fair -- Novi, MI. Over Labor Day weekend, The Michigan State Fair has found a new home at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi! The Detroit Shrine Circus returns for 2014 with an expanded show and three tents! Fairgoers will also enjoy an expanded midway, agricultural and livestock exhibits, live entertainment and all those favorite tasty carnival treats! Click here for more info

  • Arts, Beats & Eats -- Detroit, MI. The annual Arts, Beats & Eats Festival promises its usual celebration, humanitarian efforts, and several stages filled with live entertainment, Among the 250 live performances are national music acts, local bands and kids shows. The festival also includes a fine arts show, as well as 50 local restaurants and caterers cooking up great food. Click here for more info

  • Turner St. Outdoor Theater -- Old Town Lansing, MI. Lansing's historic Old Town is offering a little slice of historic americana with a twist as only Old Town can. Turner Street Outdoor Theater is a FREE family friendly event with your favorite flicks projected in City Lot 56/Cesar Chavez Plaza. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy or keep it cozy in your car and tune in. Movies begin at dusk (10ish). Click here for more info

  • Lugnuts -- Lansing, MI. Go NUTS for the Lugnuts! From Thirsty Thursday to Freebie Friday and fireworks on Saturday, get your tickets today! Click here for more info

  • Detroit Jazz Fest -- Detroit, MI. The Detroit Jazz Festival is in its 35th year, and where better to celebrate the art form that is Jazz than in downtown Detroit? In 2014, the free event will have four stages of continuous entertainment, including Straighten Up and Fly Right, Joshua Redman, Cyrus Chestnut Plays Dave Brubeck, Cyrille AImee, Phil Woods Quintet and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band -- just to name a few Click here for more info

  • Local Farmers Markets -- Looking to support and keep money in the community? Buy fresh and local produce, baked good and more at a farmer's market. Click here for more info

  • ArtQuest -- Lansing, MI. ArtQuest is available in three levels and is appropriate for all ages. Quest participants will navigate their way by GPS in search of nine works of art hidden in downtown Lansing. A mobile device is required. If you wish to take a tour without the GPS quest, please contact Lansing Art Gallery for a map. This walking tour covers approximately 3 miles from beginning to end with many opportunities for resting along the way. Click here for more info

  • Made in Lansing -- Lansing, MI. The exhibit chronicles nearly 125 years of invention and innovation in Lansing, while showcasing a wide variety of products made in and around our city, ranging from wheelbarrows to pocket protectors, patent medicines, furniture, bob sleighs, lawnmowers, watches, mittens, braille books, caskets, quilts, and more! Click here for more info

  • Dream It, Build It: A LEGO Certified Professional Exhibit, March 3 thru August 2014-- Grand Rapids, MI. "Dream it, Build it will house 13 LEGO¬© bricked recreations of some of the most famous architectural structures, including Burj Dubai, the Empire State Building, the Jin Mao Tower, and the Gateway Arch. The exhibit will include play areas where visitors can create their own brick masterpieces while taking inspiration from the architectural artwork surrounding them." Click here for more info