(WXYZ) - You'll have no excuse to sit around this weekend! We've got you covered with a great list of 7 amazing events that will keep you entertained all weekend long. Check out our list and let us know if something cool is going on in your neighborhood!
Detroit APBA Gold Cup hydroplane races
The Detroit River will be buzzing with racing boats all weekend long. It's the 103rd running of the APBA Gold Cup. For race times and ticket prices click here: http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/sports/detroit-gold-cup-hydroplane-races-return-to-the-detroit-river-this-weekend
Concert of Colors
The Concert of Colors goes all weekend in midtown and includes great music, food truck rallies and more. Highlights include free performances from musical legends Don Was (Saturday night) and George Clinton (Sunday night) at the Max M. Fisher Music Center, as well as free admission to the Detroit Institute of Arts on Friday evening. Details: http://www.concertofcolors.com/
Pig & Whiskey
The event is a weekend long celebration of BBQ, whiskey and outdoor entertainment. It will take place in Ferndale July 14 and 15, with a special pre-party on Friday, July 13. Details: http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/entertainment/around_town/pig--whiskey-returns-to-ferndale-for-second-year
You'll definitely get "all shook up" this weekend at "Elvisfest" in Ypsilanti! Riverside Park will be hosting the 13th annual event, featuring several award-winning Elvis tribute artists. It runs through Midnight Saturday. Details: http://mielvisfest.org/
Looking for amazing deals for small bills? The Village of Milford is introducing a new tradition for shoppers this weekend: the Milford Summer Palooza. Milford businesses will offer sales from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Details here: http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/news/region/oakland_county/milford-begins-new-shopping-tradition-summer-palooza-celebration
“Rockin’ on the Riverfront”
GM kicks off its "Rockin on the Riverfront" concert series in partnership with 94.7 WCSX-FM AND Soft Rock 105.1 FM. The riverfront will be the home to some great live entertainment, Friday night through mid-August. More details: http://www.gmrencen.com/happening/rockinontheriverfront.axis
Detroit Paradise Valley Music Festival
The inaugural Detroit Paradise Valley Music Festival will take place this weekend at Paradise Valley Park, formerly known as "Harmonie Park.” The free event will take place from 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. Friday July 13, Saturday July 14 and Sunday July 15. Among the over 75 acts scheduled to perform include Ronnie Laws, Phil Perry, Howard Hewett and Ralphe Armstrong. Details: http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/news/region/detroit/big-names-to-hit-stage-at-detroit-paradise-valley-music-festival-this-weekend
2012 Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race
Get your sailing on with the annual Port Huron to Mackinac Race sponsored by the Bell's Brewery and the Bayview Yacht Club. The race kicks off Saturday, July 14. Details: http://www.bycmack.com /
You can also check out the Blue Water Fest that is under way now until July 15. You can check out the display of boats, enjoy live music, delicious food and lots of fun at this year's festival. More on the festival here: http://thebluewaterfest.com/
Wyandotte Street Art Fair
The 51st Annual Wyandotte Street Art Fair will kicked off on July 11th on the streets of historic downtown Wyandotte. More than 300 fine artists, musicians, performers, exhibitors and restaurants will take part in the fair this weekend. Details: http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/about_us/as_seen_on/51st-annual-wyandotte-street-art-fair-kicks-off-wednesday-july-11#ixzz20WbLbec0
Plymouth's Art in the Park
Hundreds of artists from across the country will display their works of art. There will be live entertainment and great food. http://www.artinthepark.com/
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