The Friday Five — Sept. 21-24

Your guide to the weekend's events

Metro | Published September 20, 2023


1. Funky Ferndale Art Fair and DIY Street Fair
Sept. 22-24 • Ferndale

Funky Ferndale Art Fair
More than 140 juried artists and authors, 3-7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 24, west side of Nine Mile Road and Woodward Avenue,

DIY Street Fair
Featuring 150 artists, food and live music, 6 p.m.-midnight Sept. 22, 11 a.m.-midnight Sept. 23 and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 24, east side of Nine Mile Road and Woodward Avenue,

Read the story: Funky Ferndale Art Fair, DIY Street Fair to take over Nine Mile

2. Birmingham Street Art Fair
Sept. 23-24 • Birmingham

100-plus artists, live music and silent auction to benefit Common Ground, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 23 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 24, Shain Park,

Read the story: Juried artists prepare for 49th Common Ground Birmingham Street Art Fair

3. Jammin' at the Junction
Sept. 23 • Roseville

Car show, live music and DJ, food, vendors and more, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Utica Road between 12 Mile Road and Gratiot Avenue,

Read more: Cruise into Jammin’ at the Junction Sept. 23

4. Michigan Fall Festival
Sept. 23-24 • Lake Orion

Pumpkin bowling and decorating, hay bale pyramid, costume contests for kids and dogs, cider and doughnuts, and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days, Canterbury Village, 2359 Joslyn Court in Lake Orion,

Read more: 'Gourd' times ahead: Local autumn activities in 2023

5. Local theater productions
Sept. 21-24 • Various locations

‘Escanaba in da Moonlight’
Performed by Ridgedale Players, 8 p.m. Sept. 22-23 and 2 p.m. Sept. 24, also Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 205 W. Long Lake Road in Troy,

Read more: Ridgedale Players to perform ‘Escanaba in Da Moonlight’

‘The Full Monty’
Presented by Avon Players, 8 p.m. Sept. 22-23 and 2 p.m. Sept. 24, also Sept. 29-30, 1185 Washington Road in Rochester,

‘A Raisin In The Sun’
Performed by Birmingham Village Players, 8 p.m. Sept. 22-23 and 2 p.m. Sept. 24, 34660 Woodward Ave.,

Read the story: Village Players to perform ‘A Raisin In The Sun’

‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’
Performed by Stagecrafters, 8 p.m. Sept. 21-23 and 2 p.m. Sept. 24, also Sept. 29-30-Oct. 1, Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette in Royal Oak,

Bonus: Festival of the Senses
Sept. 23-24 • Clinton Township

More than 100 artists and specialty food vendors, plus performers and family activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Clinton Township Civic Center, 40700 Romeo Plank Road,

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