The Friday Five — Sept. 28-Oct. 1

Your guide to the weekend's events

Metro | Published September 27, 2023


1. American Speed Festival
Sept. 28-Oct. 1 • Pontiac

Watch vehicles from every era race around 1.5-mile road course, mingle with drivers and car owners, go on docent-led tour of select garages on 87-acre property, see Ford GT Mark IV on loan from Henry Ford Museum, take in parade of Corvettes and more, M1 Concourse, 1 Concourse Drive (northwest corner of Woodward Avenue and South Boulevard), see times and full schedule of four-day event at

Read the story: The race is on at the American Speed Festival

2. Shorestoberfest
Sept. 30 • St. Clair Shores

Fundraiser for community events features beer and hard cider, food trucks, and costume and stein-holding contests, for ages 21 and older, 6-11 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 32400 Jefferson Ave., (586) 445-5350

Read the story: Shorestoberfest to bring German festivities to St. Clair Shores

3. Bloomfield Charity Antiques and Collectibles Show
Sept. 29-30 • Bloomfield Hills

More than 30 dealers from four states expected at 59th annual event, peruse and purchase antique and estate jewelry, china, glassware, linens, pottery, furniture, vintage clothing and purses, porcelain, silver, cut glass, paintings, quilts, art glass, and much more, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 29 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 30, Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 1100 Lone Pine Road,

Read the story: Find treasures at the 59th Bloomfield Charity Antiques and Collectibles Show

4. 2023 LV Music Festival
Sept. 30 • Lathrup Village

Inaugural event includes music by Dave McMurray’s Grateful Dedication Band, Josh White Jr., Cast Iron Cornbread and more, also food trucks, beer tent and local vendors, 1-9 p.m., Municipal Park behind City Hall, 27400 Southfield Road, rain date Oct. 1,

5. Fall Festival
Sept. 30 • Clawson

Hayrides, artisan market, food trucks, music, kids activities, farm animals, nonprofit booths, cider and doughnut tent, bonfire and more, 3-7 p.m., Clawson City Park, 935 N. Custer Ave.,

See more events: 'Gourd' times ahead: Local autumn activities in 2023

Bonus: Local theater productions

‘Cadillac Crew’
Play about forgotten women leaders of civil rights movement, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Sept. 29-Oct. 15, The Inspired Acting Company, 1124 E. West Maple Drive in Walled Lake,

‘A Jukebox for the Algonquin’
Comedy about “sex, drugs and rocking chairs,” 8 p.m. Sept. 29-30, Oct. 6-7 and Oct. 12-13, and 2 p.m. Oct. 1 and 8, Farmington Players Barn, 32332 W. 12 Mile Road in Farmington Hills,

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