The and will be in full swing today in downtown Ferndale.
The DIY Street Fair features 130 local vendors offering unique, handmade items. Funky Ferndale is a juried art fair including 120 artists from across the country and here in Ferndale.
Clear, sunny skies are expected Saturday with a high of 73 degrees.
- DIY Hours on Saturday: 11 a.m. to midnight (Kids Zone 12-6 p.m.)
- Funky Ferndale Hours on Saturday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The first annual DIY 5K is today. Proceeds benefit art programs in Ferndale Public Schools.
- 5k Race at 10 a.m., 1 Mile Fun Run at 10:15 a.m.
- Starts at .
- Day-of registration for 5K is $30; Fun Run $10.
- More info here.
DIY Kids Zone activities on Saturday
All activities are free of charge.
- Rock climbing wall 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Closed-toed shoes only. Provided by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.
- Ferris wheel rides 11 a.m. to midnight.
- Dunk tank 12-6 p.m. benefiting Ferndale Public Schools.
- Camp Casey’s horses on display 12-4 p.m. Grooming for a small donation to children’s cancer charity.
- Detroit Institute of Arts hands-on art-making workshop for kids featuring make-and-take projects 12-6 p.m.
- Detroit School of Rock and Pop instrument workshop 12-6 p.m.
- Whole Foods make and take your own healthy trail mix 12-6 p.m.
- Meet animals from The Leslie Science & Nature Center 12-3 p.m.
- Performances by Tim the Music Man at 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
- Face painting 1-5 p.m.
- Friends of Ferndale Library book sale 12-5 p.m.
- Inside the library: DIY Storytime with Detroit Waldorf School at 2 p.m.; The Brainstormers! “Write-O-Matic” Show at 3 p.m.
Saturday live music at DIY
Here's what the DIY Street Fair has planned for live music today. .
- 10:15 p.m. RITUAL HOWLS
- 11:15 p.m. CHILD BITE
- 12:10 a.m. JAMAICAN QUEENS
- 1 a.m. CLEAR SOUL FORCES
- 2 p.m. 1592
- 3:20 p.m. BRISCOE COUNTY VULTURES
- 4:15 p.m. THE STRANGE
- 5 p.m. PRIME MINISTERS
- 6 p.m. LAST POP BAND
- 7 p.m. CASIO CHOIR
- 8 p.m. CHRIS MOORE AND SONS
- 9 p.m. DUENDE
- 10:10 p.m. FAWN
- 12:30 p.m. THE GRATEFUL DADS
- 2 p.m. MOD ORANGE
- 3 p.m. BLUE BLACK HOURS
- 3:55 p.m. DRAG DAY
- 4:45 p.m. THE KICKSTAND BAND
- 5:30 p.m. RYAN ALLEN & his EXTRA ARMS
- 6:20 p.m. LIGHTNING LOVE
- 7:10 p.m. JAVELINS
- 8:10 p.m. ILLY MACK
- 9:00 p.m. ARKELLS
- 10:20 p.m. THE HOUNDS BELOW
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