Hey Detroit -- you have 800 beers to drink this weekend

Detroit Event of the Week
If you’re only going to one beer festival this Summer... that's pretty lame. Still, if that's the case, make it the 17th Annual Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival in Ypsilanti. Why? Because this is a big one. They’ll have more than 800 different beers from 80 different Michigan craft breweries, along with local food and tunes -- which are always better with a few beers. Or 800 of them.

Friday, July 25th: Get your wine on in the company of your favorite Detroit Zoo animals with their Wild Beasts, Wild Wine event. Admission gets you 10 wine tasting tickets to spend while surrounded by adorable animals. Don't get in the tiger cage, though. Continue Reading

Saturday, July 26th: Cheeseburgers and margaritas are on the menu this weekend as Jimmy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band make their return to Comerica Park with special guest John Fogerty... which feels backwards. Put me in, coach!

Saturday, July 26th and Sunday, July 27th: If you can get out on Lake St. Clair this weekend, that’s good news, because it’s time for AquaPalooza 2014 -- the music festival in Belvidere Bay. You can see a full band lineup and more details here.

Saturday, July 26th and Sunday, July 27th: Detroit has a lot to celebrate in the way of innovation, and you can add your own inventions to the mix at Greenfield Village's Maker Faire. Of course, if you lack vision, you can always just marvel at what others have made, too.