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    Default 10 Thing to Do in The D This Weekend Sept. 11-13, 2015

    1. Take some time to Dally in the Alley.
    2. Travel back in time for an antique car show.
    3. Put on your sneakers and Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo.
    4. Enjoy fine art and food at the Art & Apples Festival.
    5. Take a dance class or watch the masters at work during the 2015 American Lindy Hop Championships.
    6. Check out the 6th annual Patriot Festival.
    7. Be at the opening reception of Fashion D.Fined at the Detroit Historical Society.
    8. Enjoy the British opera Peter Grimes.
    9. Go to the Dawn Farm 42nd Annual Jamboree.
    10. Stroll around Smokin’ Jazz and Barbecue Blues.

    Kickoff list from Crains Detroit Business. Add your suggestions below.

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    • Wyandotte's annual Fall Citywide Garage sale takes place 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 12 and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Read more about the garage sale at the News-Herald's preview article.

    • Family members and friends of Jacob Marion are holding a cornhole tournament fundraiser for the young man who was struck by a train in February of 2012. The event takes place at 1 p.m. Sept. 12 at the home of Terry Matthews and Vickey Allen, 34041 Steadman Road, New Boston. The cost to play in the tournament is $20. Hot dogs, chips, pop and water will be available. No registration is required. However, to help organizers get an accurate count of how many people plan to attend, or to acquire additional information, contact Matthews or Allen via email at [email protected]. Read the News-Herald's preview article for more about the event.

    • The Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy hosts “Incredible Insects” 10 a.m. Sept. 12 at the Gibraltar Bay Unit of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, 28820 East River Road, Grosse Ile. Join the group for an up-close insect exploration, including a catch-and-release activity. To register for the free event, call Natalie Cypher at 734-624-7993. Read more about the event here. • A tutu fun run/walk takes place Sept. 12 as part of the third annual Christy’s Dance in the Park 5K and Fun Run at Heritage Park. All proceeds will go to Christy’s Legacy of Hope, a Taylor-based charity for orphans. The charity is named for the late Christy DePriest Wright, who danced in the Taylor program as a little girl

    Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by a free kids’ run at 8, the 5K at 8:30 and the family walk at 10, all following the same course at Heritage Park. The cost is $30 for both the 5K and family walk (for up to six members). Register at Read more about the event here.

    • “Always, Patsy Cline” takes the stage 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11, 12, 18 and 19 as well as 3 p.m. Sept. 13 and 20 at the Theater on the Avenue 2656 Biddle Ave. in Wyandotte. The show is a fundraiser for The Downriver Actors Guild. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at or by calling 734-407-7020. Read more about the play here.

    • The Facebook group Downriver Butterflies will hold its first plant and seed swap at the next Lincoln Park Farmers Market, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 at the southwest corner of Fort Street and Southfield Road. Read more about the event here.

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    25th Annual Historic Indian Village Yard/Garage Sale!

    September 12, 2015 - Saturday 9:00- 5:00 PM
    September 13, 2015 - Sunday 9:00- 5:00 PM
    Last edited by Honky Tonk; September-11-15 at 09:50 AM.

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