The Friday Five — May 9-12

Your guide to the weekend's events

Metro | Published May 8, 2024


1. Art Birmingham
May 11-12 • Birmingham

Featuring approximately 150 jury-selected artists, also live music, children’s art activity tent, cocktails and foods trucks, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 11 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 12, streets surrounding Shain Park, 270 W. Merrill St. in Birmingham,

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2. Joe Manfreda Dream Dash
May 11 • Roseville

Fundraiser for Roseville Community Schools Scholarship Foundation, registration at 9 a.m. May 11, 5k and 1-mile race/walks at 10 a.m., Roseville High School, 17855 Common Road,

Read the story: Joe Manfreda Dream Dash to run on Roseville streets May 11

3. St. Clair Shores Downtown Social District
May 11 • St. Clair Shores

Featuring vendors, food trucks, street games, cornhole tournament and live music by Paper Covers Rock (‘90s/modern rock), 5 p.m.-midnight May 11, Nine Mile Road and Greater Mack Avenue in St. Clair Shores, other dates include May 25, June 8 and 22, July 13 and 27, Aug. 10 and 24, Sept. 14 and 28, and Oct. 12 and 26, see event details at

4. Berkley Days
May 9-12 • Berkley

Long-running fair includes rides, games and food on midway, Taste of Berkley, 10k/5k/1-mile race/walks, vendor village, dodge ball karaoke, Mother’s Day paint and pour, Cirque Amongus show for kids, and more, 5-10 p.m. May 9, 4-11 p.m. May 10, 1-11 p.m. May 11 and noon-6 p.m. May 12, outside Berkley Community Center, 2400 Robina Ave., see daily schedule at

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5. 'Teeny, Tiny Garden' art exhbit
May 9-11 • Shelby Township

See 12-by-12-inch planters designed by Shelby Gardeners Club, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. May 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 10 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 11, Shelby Township Library, 52610 Van Dyke Ave., (586) 739-7414,

Read the story: Shelby Gardeners Club to host free art exhibit this weekend

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