The Friday Five — Aug. 18-20

Your guide to the weekend's events

Metro | Published August 16, 2023


1. Woodward Dream Cruise weekend
Aug. 18-19 • Various locations

Berkley CruiseFest
Classic car parade, kids activities and live music, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 18, downtown Berkley,

Read the story: Hundreds of cars expected at Berkley CruiseFest


Ferndale Dream Cruise
Events include Ferndale Emergency Vehicle Show from 1-7 p.m., Lights & Sirens Cruise Parade at 5:30 p.m. and Quarter Midget Racing from noon-8 p.m. Aug. 18, Ford Mustang Alley Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 19, and live music and kids activities both days, various locations in Ferndale,

Read the story: Dream Cruise makes way back home to Ferndale


Performance Park Classic Car Show
Noon-7 p.m. Aug. 18 and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 19, Memorial Park, 31050 Woodward Ave. in Royal Oak, also Cruise in Shoes 5K run/walk, 8-9:30 a.m. Aug. 19, Shrine High School, 3500 W. 13 Mile Road in Royal Oak, sign up at

Read the story: Royal Oak car show to return to Memorial Park during Dream Cruise


Over on the east side:

Cars and Coffee
10 a.m.-noon Aug. 19, Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society Museum, 16600 Stephens Road in Eastpointe, also Sept. 9,

2. GreekFest
Aug. 17-20 • St. Clair Shores/Grosse Pointe Woods

Authentic Greek food, music, dancing, taverna, kids activities and more, 4-10 p.m. Aug. 17, 4-11 p.m. Aug. 18, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 19 and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 20, Assumption Cultural Center, 21800 Marter Road in St. Clair Shores/Grosse Pointe Woods,

Read more: 30th Annual Greekfest starts Aug. 17

3. India Day
Aug. 19 • Novi

Celebration of India's culture and traditions includes music, dancing, spicy food and parade, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 19, Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave. in Novi,

4. Friday Fun Nights
Aug. 18 • Warren

Food trucks and ice cream, beer tent, yoga, craft and specialty vendors, kids stage and games, pet adoption, movie, cornhole tournament, and more, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 18, Warren City Hall, One City Square,

5. Grosse Pointe Art Fair
Aug. 19-20 • Grosse Pointe Shores

Presented by Art As Healing Foundation, featuring approximately 40 artists, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 19-20, Visitor Center at Ford House, 1100 Lake Shore Road in Grosse Pointe Shores,

Read the story: Fine art fair moves to Ford House

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