The Friday Five — July 12-14

Your guide to the weekend's events

Metro | Published July 9, 2024


1. Pig & Whiskey
July 12-14 • Ferndale

Music, food and drinks, 5 p.m.-midnight July 12, 11 a.m.-midnight July 13 and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. July 14, East Troy Street and in parking lots near Ferndale Area District Library, 222 E. Nine Mile Road,

Read the story: Pig & Whiskey to bring barbecue, music back to Ferndale

2. Berkley Street Art Fest
July 13 • Berkley

Chalk art contests and demonstrations, caricatures for people and pets, dog zone with pet photographer, vendors and adoptions, kids zone, culinary corridor, and more, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 13, Coolidge Highway between Catalpa Drive and Beverly Boulevard,

Read the story: Street Art Fest to brighten Berkley roads once again

3. Sprint & Splash
July 13 • Harrison Township

Compete in 5K run/walk or 2-mile paddle race (kayak or stand-up paddleboard), or combine both for duathlon as individual or tandem, 8:30 a.m. start (8:45 a.m. for paddle race), 9 a.m.-noon breakfast tent and 10:30 a.m. awards July 13, proceeds benefit Clinton River Watershed Council, Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metropolitan Parkway in Harrison Township,

4. Celebrate Franklin's bicentennial
July 13 • Franklin

Potluck-style community picnic, games and more, 4-6:30 p.m. July 13 (rain date July 14), The Village Green, 26495 Carol Ave. in Franklin, register to

5. Troy Midsummer Bash
July 13 • Troy

Petting zoo, bounce houses, climbing tower, balloon twisting, face painting, kona ice truck and more, noon-3 p.m. July 13, inside at Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois Road) and outside at Stine Community Park (241 Town Center),

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