The Friday Five — Aug. 25-27

Your guide to the weekend's events

Metro | Published August 23, 2023


1. Warren Birthday Bash
Aug. 24-27 • Warren

Live entertainment Aug. 24-26, carnival Aug. 24-27, fireworks Aug. 24, Polish Day Parade Aug. 25, food trucks and beer tent, Warren City Square, One City Square Drive, free admission and parking, times and more information at

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2. Hazel Park Art Fair
Aug. 26-27 • Hazel Park

Includes Clawson Clay Guild competing in “Clazel Park” Pottery Showdown, vendors selling fine art, functional ware, clothing, jewelry, baked goods and more, live entertainment by D3 Circus, figure drawings by artist group See What Stacey Started, yoga fundraiser, and charity beer garden, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 26 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 27, Green Acres Park, 620 W. Woodward Heights Blvd. in Hazel Park,

Read the story: Hazel Park Art Fair returns to Green Acres Park

3. Clawson Fest
Aug. 26 • Clawson

Free all-ages food and art festival, plus concert featuring Caleb Ford, Drew Schultz & The Broken Habits, Oak City Roots, and Barelyon, 2-8 p.m. Aug. 26, Main Street between 14 Mile and Tacoma Street in Clawson,

4. Novi Taco Fest
Aug. 25-27 • Novi

Featuring 40 taco trucks, lucha libre wrestling, live Latin-style music, traditional Mexican folklorico dance, taco and hot pepper eating contests, handmade margaritas and tequilas, and much more, 5-10 p.m. Aug. 25, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 26 and noon-7 p.m. Aug. 27, Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk, 44275 W. 12 Mile Road in Novi,

Read the story: Taco Fest returns this weekend to Novi

5. Walk4Friendship fundraiser
Aug. 27 • West Bloomfield

Benefit for Friendship Circle’s recreational, social, educational and vocational programming, 11:45 a.m. (10:30 a.m. registration) Aug. 27, Farber Center, 5586 Drake Road in West Bloomfield,

Read the story: Community invited to join Walk4Friendship event in West Bloomfield

Bonus: Summer Sashay Pride Festival
Aug. 25-26 • Mount Clemens

Street fair with more than 75 makers and nonprofits, live entertainment, food trucks, family activity area and more, 6 p.m.-midnight Aug. 25 and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 26, downtown Mount Clemens,

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