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It’s the season for sports in Detroit and surrounding communities. As crowds at Comerica Park cheer on the Detroit Tigers, the Detroit Lions are warming up for the 2012 season. With school back in session, teams like Wayne State's Warriors excite Greater Detroit communities. Regular season Tiger’s baseball games run through September at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit. The Lions take the turf at Ford Field, on the first preseason game August 19th, with the regular season home starter on September 9th. Detroit Red Wings Hockey begins in October – if you’re looking for sports, this is a great season to visit Detroit.
Visit The Henry Ford and celebrate America’s favorite pastime as it was played originally. Dearborn hosts historic baseball games weekends through August 19th, at Greenfield Village. The Henry Ford is 5-miles north of Allen Park on Oakwood Boulevard, and south across Michigan Avenue from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. See baseball played by 1867 rules, with the same excitement and fun as today’s games. Admission is free with Greenfield Village admission.
The Henry Ford is currently hosting Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, honoring the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The exhibit runs through September 30, showcasing artifacts and personal stories of the heroism surrounding the event. A must-see when you visit The Henry Ford, be sure to reserve you tickets before you visit.
Metro Beach Metropark hosts the 3rd Annual Boating & Outdoor Festival, September 20th through 23rd. The 2012 festival is less than 15 miles from both Roseville and Sterling Heights in Harrison Charter Township. This is the place for boating enthusiasts to come for end-of-season bargains on all types of water recreation equipment. The Lake St. Clair Metropark fills with boats and personal watercraft, while outdoor recreation exhibits line the shore. Visitors enjoy live music, arts, and beer tents along with special events. See the Smage Brothers Motorcycle Riding Show, have a drink at the Tiki Bar and test your Waterwalkerz skills. The Boating and Outdoor festival makes a great day for outdoor enthusiasts.
Celebrate the coming fall season in Michigan at the City of Romulus Pumpkin Festival, the third week in September. The 2012 Pumpkin Festival marks the 15th year for the celebration, with events September 14th through the 16th. The festival kicks off with a lighted parade with everything from trucks and tricycles, to bikes glowing along Goddard Road. During the festival enjoy classic car and tractor shows, pumpkin rolling along with music, food and games for everyone.
Livonia, midway between Detroit and Ann Arbor, also makes a delightful fall getaway. The city’s Greenmead Historical Village celebrates the farming roots of the community with beautifully restored homes and barns, among then the Alexander Blue House. Also, visit the historic Wilson Dairy Barn now home to the Livonia Summer Farmer’s Market and fall Pumpkin Patch.
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