September is here! It's time for beautiful weather, getting back to school, and pumpkin flavored goodies are coming back into season. Here are some fun and interesting activities in our local area for Labor Day Weekend. 

The Michigan State Fair

The Suburban Showplace, Novi

September 1-4, 10am-10pm

It's the State Fair! You know what it's all about, tasty treats, rides, and other fun and interesting things to see and do. For more information and to buy your tickets online, visit

Arts, Beats & Eats

Downtown Royal Oak

September 1-4

Arts, Beats & Eats, just like the name indicates, is a festival of beautiful art and music, and delicious food. This is their 20th year, now bringing over 200 performances on 9 different stages. Local restaurants and vendors will provide the finest cuisine that Metro Detroit has to offer. The fine art will provide a feast for the eyes. Please visit for more information.

Detroit Jazz Festival

Hart Plaza, Detroit

September 1-4

If you like jazz, and I know you do, the Detroit Jazz Festival will be your weekend destination. This is the world's largest festival of it's kind that is free and open to the public. You do not need to purchase tickets or wristbands or anything, just mosey on over and enjoy over 5 dozen acts over various stages. For more information visit

Wrap up the summer with fun festivals! Have a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend!