Tuesday, August 01, 2006

August in the D

Summer is quickly coming to a close, so now's the time to get in all those fun activities and events you've been thinking about since June.

Lucky for you, there's no shortage of things to do in the D this August. Here's a short list of some of the best:

Butch Walker and the Let’s Go Out Tonight’s: August 1 at St. Andrew's Hall

Pianist Joe Sample and guitarist Tim Bowman: August 2 at Chene Park

Dodge Fountain at Hart Plaza

The Editors: August 3 at the Magic Stick

Big City Rock: August 4 at
The Shelter

The Flaming Lips: August 4 at the State Theater

Nashville Liberation Summer Tour
: August 4 at CCNDC

Shop Your Block
: August 4 on Vernor in Southwest Detroit

Ribs 'n' Soul Festival
: August 4 – 6 at Hart Plaza

Comerica Park

Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians: August 4 – 6, Comerica Park

Detroit Urban Craft Fair
: August 5 at The Majestic

Detroit Lions Black and Blue Scrimmage: August 5

Gnarls Barkley: August 7 at the State Theatre

Detroit Tigers versus Minnesota Twins: August 7 - 9 at Comerica Park

Fiona Apple with David Garza: August 8 at the State Theatre

Detroit Lions versus Denver Broncos: August 11 at Ford Field

Caribbean Festival: August 11 - 13 at Hart Plaza

Detroit Red Wings Youth Hockey Camp: August 11 – 13 at Joe Louis Arena

Woodbridge Summer Fest: August 12

Melissa Ethridge: August 13 at the Masonic Temple

Cruise in Detroit: various areas of Woodward Avenue south of 8 Mile

Detroit Tigers versus Texas Rangers: August 17 - 20 at Comerica Park

African World Festival: August 18 – 20, Hart Plaza

Detroit Tigers versus Chicago White Sox
: August 21 – 24 at Comerica Park

Michigan State Fair: August 23 – September 4 at the State Fair Grounds

Campus Martius Park

Festival of India: August 25 – 27, Hart Plaza

Fourth Fridays with Ford: August 25 at Campus Martius Park

Thirty-sixth Annual Fash Bash
: August 26 on the rooftop of the Beaubien Place parking structure

Detroit Lions versus Buffalo Bills: August 31 at Ford Field

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