Downtown Days Jul 12 – 14

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About


Wayne’s Downtown Days event is a three-day, family friendly event that takes place in the heart of our city.  Events happen throughout downtown Wayne from Thursday, July 12 to Saturday, July 14.
Downtown Days has it all, from great kids activities to live music, speciality markets, and more. Make plans to spend your weekend in downtown Wayne!
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Schedule of Events


Happening All 3 Days!Live Music
Northside Hardware’s Sidewalk Sales
2912 S Wayne Rd, Wayne, MI 48184
Dates: July 12-14th
8am – 8pm
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About: Join Northside Hardware for their annual Sidewalk sales and famous 25 cent hot dogs.
Puffer Red’s Sidewalk Sales
35002 W. Michigan Avenue, Wayne, MI 48184
Dates: July 12-14th
10am – 8pm
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DIA Drop-In Workshop
3144 S Wayne Rd, Wayne, MI 48184
Dates: July 12-14th
Th, F 11am – 4pm, Sat 10am – 2pm
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About: This free event, hosted by the Detroit Institute of Art, is great for kids and families! Kids get to participate in the Uchiwa art project and make paper fans and other crafts.
Summer Knights Tribute Concert Series
Knights of Columbus – 3144 S Wayne Rd, Wayne, MI 48184
Dates: July 12-14th
6pm – 11pm
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About: The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a tribute concert series each night of Downtown Days.  6pm concerts will take place on the lawn and 8:30pm cocert will take place in the KofC Hall.  This weekends line up includes Elvis, Buddy Holly, Paul McCartney, Garth Brooks, and Trisha Yearwood.
Vinyl Record Show
Knights of Columbus – 3144 S Wayne Rd, Wayne, MI 48184
Dates: July 12-14th
11am – 11pm
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Friday, July 13th

Superheroes, Superkids Day
Knights of Columbus – 3144 S Wayne Rd, Wayne, MI 48184
11am-6pm
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About: Amazing, free outdoor event.  Superheroes Superkids will feature a bounce house, midway games, and Spiderman & Ghostbusters live.  There will be a superhero contest at 5PM.
Strawberry Shortcake Social 46
Knights of Columbus – 3144 S Wayne Rd, Wayne, MI 48184
6pm – 7:30pm
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About: Enjoy a Free Strawberry Shortcake along with President Lincoln at the Knights of Columbus Notre Dame Council 3021 in Downtown Wayne. This event is free to attend.
Concerts in the Park Featuring Steve King and the Dittilies
Goudy Park – 3355 S Wayne Rd, Wayne, MI 48184
7:30pm – 11pm
About: Wayne Rotary Club of Wayne hosts the kick off to Wayne’s Summer Concert Series with Steve King and the Dittilies.  The event will feature great live music, food trucks and beer for sale.  This event is free to attend.

Saturday, July 14th
(Free sh2uttle bus throughout downtown Wayne all day!)

Hot Cakes & Hot Cars
Harry J Will – 34567 Michigan Ave, Wayne, MI 48184
10am – 12pm
About: Featuring breakfast and classic rides all for a good cause, participants are invited to attend this event.  The donation for the pancake breakfast is $5.00 per person with the proceeds going to the American Diabetes Association StepOut Walk. Children under 5 years of age eat free.  For more information contact Barry Burnham at 586.703.4435.
Rusty Trike Flea Market
3144 S Wayne Rd, Wayne, MI 48184
9am – 5pm
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About: Second annual Flea Market. Held during the Wayne Downtown Days.
Makers Market @ Helium Studio
Helium Studio – 3127 S Wayne Rd, Wayne, MI 48184
10am – 4pm
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About: Featuring: architectural/other salvage, vintage, artist destash, handcrafted goods, apparel, specialty food and shopkeepers who sell in any of these categories. This event is free to attend and will be held in the parking lot behind Helium Studio. 41
Wayne Bicycle Show and BBQ
Icon Computer/Wayne Bicycle Shop – 35858 West Michigan Avenue Suite 1, Wayne, MI 48184
10am – 5pm
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About: Come out for the Wayne Bicycle Club’s 1st Annual Bicycle Show and BBQ with your bike!  There will be trophies for best: Custom, Classic original, and Peoples Choice bike. Judging will take place at 3PM and the Club will have rides all day down Michigan Ave during Cruisin US12. This event is free to attend.
Vendor Show and Open House @the Museum 
Wayne Historical Museum – 1 Town Square, Wayne, MI 48184
10am
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About: The Wayne Historical Museum will be hosting a vendor show and open house with kids activities all day Saturday.
McDonalds Activities 
McDonald’s – 35111 W. Michigan Avenue, Wayne, MI 48184
10am – 3pm
About: McDonald’s Wayne will be hosting a number of free family-friendly activities at their location on the corner of Wayne Rd. & Michigan Avenue including the Ronald McDonald Car (10am), facepainter (12pm – 3pm) and magic show w/ balloon artist (1-3pm)
Wayne Public Library Tote Sale
3737 S. Wayne Roard, Wayne, MI 48184
12pm – 5pm
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About: Purchase one of the library’s tote bags at the front desk and fill it up with as many books as it can fit for $2. Proceeds benefit Friends of Wayne Public Library.
Trendsetters Boutique & More
35061 Glenwood, Wayne, MI 48184
12pm – 4pm
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About: Trendsetters will be offering 50% off all in-store items and providing water for thirsty event-goers.  Each purchase also comes with a free gift.

Art Contests (Thursday – Saturday)

Window on Wayne Photography Contest 
Karma Coffee & Kitchen – 35634 W. Michigan Ave, Wayne, MI 48184
10am – 7pm
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About: Helium Studio will be hosting the second annual 2018 “Window on Wayne” photography contest as part of the City of Wayne’s Downtown Days, July 12-14.
NEW! This year’s theme is “Art-o-motive.” To honor the history of Wayne as it related to automobile companies, this year’s contest photos must include a “mobility” reference – any kind of mobility. Trains, buses, cars, strollers, bicycles, etc. It’s up to you. Entries will be accepted through June 24th.
Contest Schedule:
Community voting will take place Thursday July 12 – Saturday, July 14 at Karma Coffee and Kitchen from 10am – 7pm.
Contest Reception and awards will take place on Saturday, July 14 at Karma Coffee and Kitchen at 6pm
Art-O-Motive
Derby’s Alley – 34924 W. Michigan Avenue, Wayne, MI 48184
Thur 11am – 4pm, Fri 11am – 7pm, Sat 11am – 3pm
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About: This year Wayne Main Street is launching the first annual Art-o-motive hood design contest. Local artists will design works of art from car hoods.
Contest Schedule:
Community voting will take place Thursday July 12 – Saturday, July 14 in Derby’s Alley:
Thursday, July 12th 11am – 4pm
Friday, July 13th 11am – 7pm
Saturday, July 14th 11am – 3pm
Contest Reception and awards will take place on Saturday, July 14 at Derby’s Alley at 5pm

 

 

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