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The Traverse City Summer Microbrew & Music Festival, runs Aug. 11-12 at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons.
The Traverse City Summer Microbrew & Music Festival, runs Aug. 11-12 at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons.

Things to Do (Aug. 11 – 17)

As Summer in the mitten rolls along, be sure to take some time for some memory making events.  There is always something worth checking out across the state, and the coming week has plenty to choose from. Give our things to do list a once over, and see what looks interesting to you and yours. In the meantime, we will see you on the radio!

 

Ann Arbor Summer Festival, June 9-Aug. 27; Ann Arbor; www.a2sf.org

Interlochen Arts Festival, July 1 – Aug. 19; Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen; www.interlochen.org

Shiawassee County Fair, Aug. 6-12; Corunna; www.shiawasseefair.com

Jackson County Fair, Aug. 6-12; Jackson; www.jacksoncountyfair.net

Northwestern Michigan Fair, Aug. 6-12; Northwestern Michigan Fairgrounds in Traverse City; www.northwesternmichiganfair.net/

Branch County Fair, Aug. 6-12; Branch County Fairgrounds in Coldwater; www.branchcountyfair.org

Unity Christian Music Festival, Aug. 9-12; Muskegon; www.unitymusicfestival.com

Hockey – The Musical!, Aug. 9-12; City Opera House in Traverse City; www.hockeymusical.com

Grand Rapids Restaurant Week, Aug. 9-20; Various restaurants in Grand Rapids area; www.experiencegr.com

Salt-N-Pepa with Tone Loc, 8 pm Aug. 10; Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen; www.interlochen.org

Tower of Power, 8 pm Aug. 10; MotorCity Casino in Detroit; www.olympiaentertainment.com

Jackson Browne, Aug. 10; Redford Theatre in Redford; www.redfordtheatre.com

Gloria Trevi vs Alejandra Guzman, Aug. 10; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; www.palacenet.com

Antrim County Fair, Aug. 10-12; Bellaire; www.antrimcountyfair.com

Millington Old-Fashioned Summer Festival, Aug. 9-13; Millington; www.millingtonsummerfestival.com

National Blueberry Festival, Aug. 10-13; South Haven; www.blueberryfestival.com

New Buffalo Ship & Shore Festival, Aug. 10-13; New Buffalo; www.newbuffalo.org

Stanton Old Fashioned Days 2017, Aug. 10-13; Stanton; www.stantonofd.com

Frankenmuth Summer Music Fest, Aug. 10-18; Frankenmuth; www.frankenmuthfestivals.com

Foreigner, Cheap Trick, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, Aug. 11; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; www.palacenet.com

Idina Menzel, 8 p.m. Aug. 11; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre; www.palacenet.com

Lake Street Dive, Aug. 11; Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids; www.meijergardens.org

Happy Together Tour: The Turtles, The Association, Chuck Negron, The Box Tops, The Cowsills, 7 pm Aug. 11; Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo; www.fourwindscasino.com

Here Come The Mummies, Aug. 11; Bell’s Eccentric Cafe Beer Garden in Kalamazoo; www.bellsbeer.com

Rumours – Fleetwood Mac Tribute, Aug. 11; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Traverse City Summer Microbrew & Music Festival, Aug. 11-12; The Village at Grand Traverse Commons; www.microbrewandmusic.com

Saline’s Summerfest, Aug. 11-12; Saline; www.salinesummerfest.org

Sips & Sounds, Aug. 11-12; St. Joseph; www.smso.org

Michaywe Arts & Crafts Show, Aug. 11-12; Gaylord; www.michaywe.com

St. Johns Mint Festival, Aug. 11-13; St. Johns; www.clintoncountychamber.org/mint-festival

Sugar Island Festival, Aug. 11-13; www.sugarislandfest.org

Great Lakes Folk Festival, Aug. 11-13; Downtown East Lansing; www.greatlakesfolkfest.net/2017

Flint Jazz Festival, Aug. 11-13; Flint; www.geneseefun.com

Alanson Riverfest, Aug. 11-13; Alanson; www.alansonriverfest.com

Milford Memories Summer Festival, Aug. 11-13; Milford; www.milfordmemories.com

Sparta Celtic Festival, Aug. 11-13; Sparta; www.spartacelticfest.org

Cheeseburger in Caseville, Aug. 11-20; Caseville; www.cheeseburgerincasevillefest.com

Bruno Mars, 8 p.m. Aug. 12; The Palace of Auburn Hills; www.palacenet.com

Brad Paisley, Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant, Lindsay Ell, 7 pm Aug. 12; Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant; www.soaringeaglecasino.com

The Chick Corea Elektric Band and Bela Fleck & The Flecktones, Aug. 12; Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill in Sterling Heights; www.palacenet.com

Happy Together Tour, The Turtles, Chuck Negron, The Association, The Cowsills, The Box Tops, Ron Dante, 8 pm Aug. 12; Little River Casino in Manistee; www.lrcr.com

Sabrina Carpenter, Aug. 12; The Fillmore in Detroit; www.thefillmoredetroit.com

Matt Giraud, Kevin Kammeraad, Free Kids’ concert; 4 pm Aug. 12; Sandyland Park in Nashville; www.nashvilleroute66.com

Charlevoix Waterfront Art Fair, Aug. 12; East Park in Downtown Charlevoix; www.charlevoixwaterfrontartfair.org

Moloney’s Michigan Beerfest, 3-9 pm Aug. 12; Downtown Sault Ste. Marie; http://downtownsault.org/events/moloneys-michigan-beerfest/

3rd Annual Beerfest on the Bridge, 3-8 pm Aug. 12; Veterans Memorial Bridge in Portland; www.beeronbridge.com

Northport Wine and Craft Beer Festival, Aug. 12; Haserot Park in Northport; https://mynorthtickets.com/events/northport-wine-and-craft-beer-festival

Little Camille’s Music By The Bay, Aug. 12; Walter and Mary Burke Park in Downtown New Baltimore; www.littlecamillesmusicbythebay.com

The Taco Festival Detroit, 12-6 pm Aug. 12; Riverfront Park in Detroit; www.thetacofestival.com/detroit

Perseid Meteor Shower Cruise, 11 pm Aug. 12; Straits of Mackinac; www.sheplersferry.com

Victorian Art Fair, Aug. 12-13; West Branch; www.victorianartfair.com

Michigan Pirate Festival, Aug. 12-13; Grand Haven;

Brantley Gilbert, 7:30 pm Aug. 13; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; www.palacenet.com

American Acoustic with Punch Brothers, I’m With Her, Aug. 13; Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids; www.meijergardens.org

Midland County Fair, Aug. 13-19; Midland; www.midlandfair.com

Kings of Leon, 7 p.m. Aug. 14; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; www.palacenet.com

Gov’t Mule, Galactic, Aug. 14; Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids; www.meijergardens.org

Gavin DeGraw, 8 pm Aug. 14; Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen; www.interlochen.org

Brothers Osborne, 8:30 pm Aug. 14; Armada Fairgrounds in Armada; www.armadafair.org

Berrien County Youth Fair, Aug. 14-19; Berrien County Fairgrounds in Berrien Springs; www.bcyf.us

Armada Fair, Aug. 14-20; Armada Fairgrounds in Armada; www.armadafair.org

Michigan’s State Fair in the Upper Peninsula, Aug. 14-20; Escanaba; www.upstatefair.org

Die Antwoord, Aug. 15; 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids; www.20monroelive.com

Otsego County Fair, Aug. 15-19; Gaylord; www.otsegocountyfairgrounds.org

Ogemaw County Fair, Aug. 15-19; West Branch; www.ogemawcountyfair.com

Back To The Bricks Cruise & Car Show, Aug. 15-19; Flint; www.backtothebricks.org

Michael Franti, Spearhead, Aug. 16; Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids; www.meijergardens.org

Brothers Osborne, 7 pm Aug. 16; Berrien County Fairgrounds in Berrien Springs; www.bcyf.us

Oak Ridge Boys, 8 pm Aug. 16; U.P. State Fair in Escanaba; www.islandresortandcasino.com

Montrose Blueberry Festival, Aug. 16-20; Montrose; www.montroseblueberryfestival.net

Michigan Fiber Festival, Aug. 16-20; Allegan; www.michiganfiberfestival.info

YES, Todd Rundgren, Aug. 17; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; www.palacenet.com

Tegan and Sara, Aug. 17; Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids; www.meijergardens.org

Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson, 8 pm Aug. 17; Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen; www.interlochen.org

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Aug. 17; Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill in Sterling Heights; www.palacenet.com

LOCASH, 1 pm Aug. 17; U.P. State Fair in Escanaba; www.islandresortandcasino.com

Hockey – The Musical!, Aug. 17-20; Wealthy Street Theatre in Grand Rapids; www.hom.org/2017-events

Mendon Riverfest, Aug. 17-19; Mendon; www.mendonriverfest.org

Danish Festival, Aug. 17-20; Greenville; www.danishfestival.org

ROBOCOP! The Musical, Aug. 17-26; City Theatre in Detroit; www.olympiaentertainment.com

 

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