The Friday Five — June 9-11

Your guide to the weekend's events

Metro | Published June 7, 2023


1. 2023 Food Truck Rally
June 10 • West Bloomfield

Back for its fourth year, the West Bloomfield Youth Assistance's 2023 Food Truck Rally — featuring 20 mobile eateries — will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 10 at Orchard Mall, 6337 Orchard Lake Road in West Bloomfield. The event will also have live music, free bounce houses and face painting, a beer and wine tent, a dunk tank, and dining areas. The cost is $5 per famiy and an extra $1 per guest, with all proceeds supporting local programs for youth and families. For more information, visit

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2. Movie Night
June 9 • Birmingham

The Birmingham Shopping District’s Movie Night series will be back at Booth Park, located at the southwest intersection of Old Woodward and Harmon, starting June 9. Tap Dance Detroit, along with sponsor exhibits and giveaways, will be the pre-show entertainment at 6:30 p.m.; the popular 2021 Disney flick “Encanto” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Other dates include July 14, Aug. 11 and Sept. 8. The events are free; lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged. For more information about future movies and activities, visit, or check out the Birmingham Shopping District’s Facebook and Instagram pages.

Read the story: Birmingham’s Movie Nights kicks off June 9

3. Berkley Art Bash
June 10 • Berkley

More than 170 artists will sell their goods, wares and creations at the 21st Berkley Art Bash from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 10. There will also be food trucks, face painting, balloon twisting and live music. The free event along 12 Mile Road typically draws more than 10,000 people. For information about the artists and vendors, visit

Read the story: Berkley Art Bash to bring in big number of vendors

4. New Street Urban Fair
June 10 • Mount Clemens

The New Street Urban Fair will bring a unique art show and vendor experience to downtown Mount Clemens from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 10. The free event will also feature live music, yoga, crystal bowl meditation, a seed bomb station and food trucks. Supporting businesses include the Bohemian Goat, Yaya’s Plant Shop, TinyTree Gallery, Weirdsville Records and Paperback Writer Books. For more information, visit

Read the story: Kick off summer in Mount Clemens with June events

5. Fishing derby
June 10 • Harrison Township

As part of the DNR's free fishing weekend, the 18th Harrison Township Kids Fishing Derby will drop its line in Lake St. Clair Metropark from 8 to 11 a.m. June 10. Competitors will be divided into three age groups — 3-6, 7-10 and 11-16 — with prizes going to those who catch the most fish and those who catch the largest fish. And if nothing is biting, a bad day fishing will still be better than a good day at school, as free hot dogs and snacks will be provided. To register, visit

Read the story: Harrison fishing derby returns for 18th year

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