Macomb County Weekly Top 5

1 – 1st Annual Richmond Rummage and Relic Event

Head to the city of Richmond on July 22 and 23 for the 1st Annual Richmond Rummage and Relic Event! The event will include homeowners, business owners and local non-profits in the two-day extravaganza with sidewalk, garage and street sales plentiful throughout town. The sale is scheduled to run in the city from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The chamber is expecting more than 20 retailers to host sidewalk sales, while many residents are also getting involved by holding their own garage sales over the two days.

In addition to the new event, the annual Community Garage Sale at Beebe Street Park is also set to run from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 23. The sale, which costs $10 for a 10-by-20-foot spot, is hosted by the Richmond Parks and Recreation Department.

The Chamber of Commerce is also putting together a farmers market and vendors are needed to fill those spaces.


2 – The Annual Fraser Lions Club Festival
The Annual Fraser Lions Carnival will take place at Stephens Park from Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24. There will be a carnival and midway, as well as a beer and food tent, live music and a fireworks display!


3 – Metro Detroit’s First Pokemon Go Food Truck Rally
Help your team defend or take over local “gyms” in downtown Mount Clemens! This is the first-ever Metro Detroit Pokemon Go Food Truck Rally, so be sure to come out and join Detroit’s New Rock Alternative 89X from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 21. Organizers are planning a variety of food trucks as well as supplying a lure module on every Pokestop in the downtown area during this event. Food trucks will be located in the parking lot of St. Peter’s. Several local businesses have jumped on board to provide some great swag and giveaways, along with running specials for all Pokemon enthusiasts.

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4 – Harrison Township’s Inspiration Garden Tour
On Saturday, July 23, be inspired by eight beautiful resident gardens throughout Harrison Township. Tickets for the event are $10 during pre-sale and can be purchased at the Harrison Township Offices. Tickets are $15 the day of the event and can be purchased at the Tucker Senior Center, located at 26980 Ballard Street. All participants are required to pick up their map and receive information about the event at 9 a.m. at the Senior Center on Saturday, July 23! Participants also have the option to pre-purchase VIP tickets which are $20 per person and include a guided bus tour and a you-pay stop for lunch.


5 – Visit Jimmy John’s Field in Utica
If you have yet to make a trip to Jimmy John’s Field in downtown Utica, this weekend is a great time to experience this real life “field of dreams.” Games will be held at 7:25 p.m. Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23, with a fireworks display after the game on Friday night. You can also catch a game at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 24. There are a variety of ticket options, including family plans and those which include food and drinks. For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit or click to read this recent article in the Macomb Daily.

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