910 Merrill Plaisance S
Enjoy history, music, dance, theater, storytelling and art at this free family-friendly festival. It coincides with National Log Cabin Day. Dressing-up in vintage attire and hats from the 1800s-early 1900s is encouraged. Palmer Park is located in northwest Detroit, just west of Woodward Avenue, between McNichols and Seven Mile Roads and bordered by Merrill Plaisance.
Among the activities: Meet the 102nd USTA Black Civil War History Group; free homemade ice cream and frozen desserts from Motor City Brewing Works for the first 500 people; Arts and crafts for all ages; readings by author Barbara Allen, a sixth-generation descendent of famed abolitionist and suffragist Sojourner Truth, from her new children’s book, “Remembering Great Grandma;” quilting and weaving demonstrations; musical theater with Dreams Arts Company’s gifted youth performing excerpts from Peter Pan; food pop-up with the Pink Flamingo To Go.
Event Cost: Free
Event Times: 1-5 p.m.