18 things to do this weekend in Metro Detroit

Weekend event guide for June 9-11

DETROIT – Looking for something to do this weekend in Metro Detroit?

Check out our Metro Detroit weekend guide below.

Friday, June 9:

Jon Stickley Trio at Otus Supply wsg: Whistle Stop Revue: Jon Stickley Trio has been making waves with the independent and fan-funded release of their 2nd album, Lost at Last, this past October. 

Pewabic House & Garden Show: The event is open to the public Friday through Sunday with activities for the whole family. It will feature ceramic work from over 80 artists, free docent led tours, demonstrations by Pewabic artisans, and a biergarten.

Saturday, June 10:

Motor City Pride Festival 2017: Michigan's largest LGBTQ Pride celebration! Join us on Saturday June 10th and Sunday June 11th at Hart Plaza in Detroit where we'll have five stages of entertainment, craft beers, food trucks, a family area, hundreds of vendors and thousands of people showing their pride.

Detroit Music Weekend - Free Admission June 10: Join us for our inaugural Detroit Music Weekend and celebration of Aretha Franklin! This weekend will feature Detroit musical artists in both free and ticketed events that are open to music lovers of all ages!

Bike and Brew Tours - 2017 Season - Atwater Brewery: Detroit history themed bike tours include experienced and knowledgeable tour guides, relaxed riding pace for all biking abilities, small riding groups, Michigan beer and food (included) and safe and secure parking.

Second Annual Cruise and Brews: Join us on a bicycle tour of breweries around the greater Ferndale and Royal Oak area!

2017 Historic Indian Village Home and Garden Tour: The Historic Indian Village Home and Garden Tour Committee is pleased to once again host a TWO DAY tour in celebration of the successful restoration of its historic streetlight system.

Deftones & Rise Against: Show at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights.

Motor City Soul Club: June Soul Stomp: We're back at Marble Bar for the June edition of our monthly Soul Stomp. Bringing you the finest in rare soul and funk from the '60s and '70s. We're doing all vinyl, all night.

Ponyride Market Summer Series: The Ponyride Market is so many things. It functions as a business incubator for Southeast Michigan’s maker community, as well as being a driver of economic development and creative entrepreneurship for Detroit's neighborhoods. 

Detroit Riverfront Run sponsored by BCBSM: Detroit Riverfront Run sponsored by BCBSM will be held on June 10, 2017. The 5K & 10K will showcase the Detroit RiverWalk and Milliken State Park. Proceeds benefit the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy.

I Am Not Your Negro: The Wright Museum is a proud partner of Cinetopia Film Festival. A post-film panel discussion will follow the screening of Oscar-nominated "I Am Not Your Negro."

MotorBall 2017: MotorBall, the 2017 Official After Party for Motor City Pride. Saturday, June 10th from 9PM-2AM at St. Andrew's Hall!

Capuchin Souper Summer Celebration: Ahee Jewelers will host the 36th annual Capuchin Souper Summer Celebration at Comerica Park to benefit the Capuchin Soup Kitchen on June 10th at 7:30 p.m. Guests are invited to kick up their heels and enjoy a western style evening under the stars.

Berkley Art Bash 2017: More than 100 artists, authors and cottage food creators will fill four blocks on 12 Mile Road in the downtown area when the Berkley Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Berkley Art Bash, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,the 2nd Saturday in June. 

St. Clair Beer & Wine Festival 2017: This event will be a once-a-summer experience in taste and sound! 100+ cool brews, wine & craft cocktails from over 40 breweries and wineries from across the state and around the globe. Enjoy cuisine from local restaurants available for purchase & live entertainment under the sun and stars.

4th Annual Made In Michigan Festival: The Made In Michigan Event features numerous local vendors to show off their one of a kind Made In Michigan Product. There are over 100 prizes to be raffled off or silent auctioned all donated from local Michigan companies. There is NO COST for entry to the event!! 

Sunday, June 11:

A Detroit FLEA: Come out this Sunday at the beautiful Jam Handy.

About the Author:

Ken Haddad is the digital content and audience manager for WDIV / ClickOnDetroit.com. He also authors the Morning Report Newsletter and various other newsletters. He's been with WDIV since 2013. He enjoys suffering through Lions games on Sundays in the fall.