1 – Thursday, June 9 marks the 3rd Annual Cars and Cigars event at Freedom Hill! There will be a a powerhouse package of premium hand-rolled cigars, live entertainment and classic cars at this fundraiser to benefit the underprivileged both here in Detroit and in the Dominican Republic. The “chic and casual” evening will include a cocktail reception sponsored by Celani Family Vineyards, a sit-down dinner sponsored by the Lear Corp., and a live auction. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (248) 465.0245 for more information.
2 – Celebrate the Lake this Saturday, June 11 at MacRay Harbor in Harrison Township. There will be a variety of kid’s activities, boating educational displays and a nautical yard sale! In addition, there will be “welcome to the water” boat rides and a concert under the stars. This event is open to the public and free for all! www.MacRay.com
3 – The best of the best grillers from metro Detroit will be competing to win the title of “Master Griller” of the WCSX Summer BBQ. This free event will take place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 11 at Lake St. Clair Metropark and will be a kickoff to the summer BBQ season. www.metroparks.com
4 – This weekend is the annual Department of Natural Resources Free Fishing Weekend. On Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12, head to Lake St. Clair and experience one of the world’s greatest fisheries for free! Even if you don’t own a boat, Macomb County is home to many public fishing piers in Harrison Township, Chesterfield Township, New Baltimore and St. Clair Shores! http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10364_52261_50497—,00.html
5 – Say I do (again!) on Saturday, June 11 in the romantic surroundings of the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House. Whether you’ve been married one year, a decade, or more, the grounds of Ford House will provide the ultimate setting for reaffirming your love during A Legacy of Love: Vow Renewal and Garden Party. A champagne toast greets you before gathering for an unforgettable group vow renewal ceremony in the Ford House gardens (weather permitting), followed by a celebration overlooking Lake St. Clair. You will enjoy an elegant strolling dinner with beer, wine and dancing! Entertainment will be provided by party favorites The Sun Messengers! Tickets are available to purchase at https://www.fordhouse.org/event/06252016/legacy-of-love-vow-renewal-garden-party.