Michigan Chronicle to host third Pancakes & Politics forum Thursday morning
The third forum of this years 15th annual Pancakes & Politics event sponsored by the Michigan Chronicle will be held the morning of Thursday August 6th. This years main event was held in early March before the coronavirus pandemic. The forum starts with opening remarks at 7:50 a.m. and the program will start promptly at 8 a.m. It will focus on social justice and corporate accountability. You can also watch on Facebook by clicking here.
A Funky Food Tour, Riverfest and more is happening around the D this weekend
From a bike tour to a funky food tour, A.J. Editor for the Michigan Chronicle, joined Jason Carr and Kim DeGiulio to talk about all the things happening around the D this weekend. There are special rides divided by speed and age, so all are welcome. Funky Ferndale Foodie TourExplore the culinary side of Ferndale at the Funky Ferndale Foodie Tour. The tour starts at 12:30 p.m. and ends at 5 p.m. Tickets Start at $20.
Check out these fun events in the D for Labor Day weekend
Looking for fun things to do in the D for Labor Day weekend? Detroit Jazz FestivalThe Detroit Jazz festival is the largest, free, world-class jazz festival in the country. Michigan State FairRelive your memories of the State Fair this weekend. The fair will end on Labor Day. The show is on Sunday at 11 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m.Hamtramck Labor Day FestivalStarting Saturday, you can enjoy the famous yacht races going down Joseph Campau in Hamtramck.
5 Events in Metro Detroit that you should check out this weekend!
This article is sponsored by Your Metro Detroit Chevy DealersAre you starting to make your weekend plans and wondering what to do? This will be the 37th year Detroit is hosting this festival. Plus, there will be free entertainment, free food, free haircuts, and a discussion of mental health with Big Sean and two doctors. It will not be bottled, so if you want to try it, head to Founder's Detroit Taproom Friday night from 5 to 9 pm. You can catch this event at the Carrie Morris Arts Production location at 2221 Carpenter Street in Detroit.
What's happening around the D this first weekend in August
Royal Oak restaurants will also be featuring their vegan dish recipes. Tickets are $25 and proceeds benefit the Royal Oak Animal Shelter. For those who missed National Chicken Wing Day, you can join the party at Wing Out Detroit on August 3rd and 4th. The event is an outdoor chicken wing block party that includes a chicken wing eating contest. The annual Thunder Over Michigan event celebrates the military while letting you get close to vintage military planes.
Hot events happening around the D this weekend
It's going to be a hot weekend, but there are still plenty of cool things to check out that are happening this weekend in the D. AJ Williams, the editor of the City. Detroit Out LoudThis event happens Saturday at 8 a.m. at Rouge Park on Joy Road. Williams said, "It's an opportunity to share your passion for the city of Detroit and it's all for free." Community DayIf you want to cool down this weekend, check out Community Day at the Wayne County Family Aquatic Center. To see more fun events happening around the D, visit clickondetroit.com/in-the-d.