Looking for some summer fun in Detroit? From the Rocket Mortgage Classic to the Royal Oak Taco Fest and Anita Baker’s “The Songstress Tour,” metro Detroit has a lot to offer!  

One Detroit contributor Dave Wagner of 90.9 WRCJ shares what you can do around the Detroit area during the June 29 weekend and into next week on “One Detroit Weekend.” 

List of upcoming events:  

  • The Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament, Detroit’s largest golf event each year, returns to the Detroit Golf Club this year. The tournament runs June 29 through July 2.  
  • Celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with a stirring “1812” Overture performance, cannon fire and fireworks at Greenfield Village’s Salute to America event in partnership with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The event runs from 5-10 p.m. June 30-July 3 at The Henry Ford Museum. 
  • Kick off the summer with tacos, cerveza and tequila at the Royal Oak Taco Fest in downtown Royal Oak June 30-July 4. The street festival will feature food from over 50 taquerias and eateries, as well as live entertainment, a kid’s zone and more.  
  • Legendary Grammy Award-winning soul singer Anita Baker is bringing her “The Songstress” tour to Pine Knob Music Theatre July 2. The celebrated singer-songwriter will celebrate 40 years in music playing her hits, fans favorites and some new music live on stage. 
  • Take in the deep soul music of Will Downing and Darryl Beebe while gazing at the waters of the Detroit River during a July 5 performance at the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre.  
  • Get ready to experience the ultimate celebration of Hip Hop as the Sterling Freedom Festival takes center stage at the Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 1. 
  • Celebrate Eid Al-Adha with the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn. The Eid Al-Adha Family Party from 1-5 p.m. July 1 will include an exhibit scavenger hunt, special Eid crafts, a storytime hour, and an artisan market with handmade items from local Muslim makers.  
  • Check out some live local music from Toed, Palmer, No Luck, Moon Date and more during the Sounds Like Summer music festival at the Blind Pig starting at 7 p.m. July 1. 

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