Fun Happenings Nearby This Weekend

Explore the DIY Street Fair in Ferndale; check out runway shows in Birmingham, 'Legally Blonde' in Royal Oak or live music in Berkley; or raise money for wounded military members in Clawson.

There's a lot going on in our area this weekend, so we've collected some of the highlights to share with you.

  • When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday
  • Where: , Birmingham
  • Cost: Free
  • Why Go: Michigan's F.A.S.H. — standing for fashion, art, sound and history — festival will feature a day full of runway shows from local designers, historical exhibits, concerts and art installations. Proceeds will benefit Forgotten Harvest.
  • What else: Visit www.michiganfashfest.com for more information.

  • When: Noon to 8:30 p.m. Saturday
  • Where: , 655 S. Main St., Clawson
  • Cost: Admission is free.
  • Why go: Help raise money for wounded military members via 50/50 raffles and a silent auction. Lunch and dinner will be served and the band Rickety Nelson's will play at 4.30 pm.  
  • What else: Call 248-588-6626 for more information.

  • When: 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday (Kids Zone, noon to 6 p.m.); 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday (Kids Zone, noon to 6 p.m.; marketplace, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • Where: Southeast quadrant of Nine Mile Road and Woodward Avenue, spanning the Ferndale Public Library parking lot, Troy Street and the city parking lot (Falvey Lot) behind .
  • Cost: Free to attend plus free family activities.
  • Why go: Browse handmade items from 130 local vendors; check out local restaurants, food trucks and two beer tents; and enjoy musical performances each evening until 2 a.m. at the Jack Daniels Landing Pad (). See the full line-up here.

  • When: 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.
  • Where: , 415 S. Lafayette Ave., Royal Oak.
  • Cost: $20.
  • Why go: Enjoy the Tony-nominated, fresh-off-Broadway stage adaptation of the hit movie about Elle Woods, a young woman who discovers there's much more to herself than her good looks.
  • What else: Patrick Kilbourn of Berkley plays Emmett Forrest, a smart and kind teaching assistant.

Live music at O'Mara's

  • When: 8:30 p.m. Saturday
  • Where: , Berkley
  • Cost: No cover
  • Why go: Enjoy dinner and drinks while you rock out to '60s and early '70's folk and rock by veteran Detroit music scenester Charlie Latimer.

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