1. Head to Ford Field or tailgate nearby for the Lions' home opener.
  2. Take your dog along for a beer and music at Barktoberfest.
  3. Check out 70 projects, policies and concepts as part of Detroit Design 139.
  4. Join in the Rocky Horror Picture Shadow Castat Beacon Park.
  5. Pedal around the Motor City in the annual Tour de Troitor the Detroit Institute of Arts' Inside|Out Bike Ride.
  6. Enjoy a harvest feast and masqueradeunder the stars at the Dequindre Cut Freight Yard
  7. Celebrate women in film at the Detroit Shetownfilm festival.
  8. Enjoy live music and entertainment at Flat Rock River Fest.
  9. Attend the Metro Boat Showat Lake St. Clair Metropark.
  10. Have some family fun at Troy Family Daze.

Kickoff list fromCrain's Detroit Business. Add your suggestions below.