Weekend Planner: Mellon Fest, Live Music, Woodward Dream Cruise Highlight Our List

Check out what's happening in the greater Hartland area and beyond this weekend.

It’s Friday and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Don't worry: Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for this weekend:


When/where: Friday-Sunday in downtown Howell

Why go: Various summer festival events including a melon roll, singing contest and 5K/10K run. For a complete listing, click here.

Price: Varies.


When/where: 9 p.m. Friday in the parking lot at the main branch of the , 3688 Hartland Rd.

Why go: Watch Hoodwinked Too! on an inflatable screen for free from your car, lawn chair or blanket.

Price: Zero, zip, nada.


When/where: 6-8 p.m. Friday at Kahuna Coffee, 1836 N. Old U.S. 23, in Hartland.

Why go: Live music in a comfy setting close to Hartland by Garden Voices.

Price: Free.


When/where: 9 a.m. Saturday at 36600 Woodward Ave., in Bloomfield Hills.

Why go: It's the Woodward Dream Cruise and many nearby neighboring cities have events going on. For those hardy souls, the trek around Pontiac, Pleasant Ridge, , , , , , and is a tradition. A Classic Car Show is taking place right at this dealership to benefit the Birmingham Police Department. This family-friendly car show will feature classic and rare cars, and this year the DeLorean Club will be there. The event will also have food and music. You can park for $5 and enjoy a viewing area for the Woodward Dream Cruise.


When/where: 9 a.m. Saturday at The Majestic at Lake Walden, 9600 Crouse Rd, in Hartland.

Why go: Raise money for Folds of Honor, a group that provides post-secondary educational scholarships to the spouses and children of service members disabled or killed as a result of their military service. Event begins with a scheduled flyover.

Price: $100 per player.


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