Welcome to the Week for August 25 – 31. Heading into Labor Day weekend there is plenty to do around the state including the Michigan State Fair in Detoit which runs through September 1 and is the nation’s oldest state fair. The Michigan Renaissance Festival in Holly is held through September 28 on weekends and Labor Day, rain or shine. The Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix in Detroit, August 29 – 31, features the American Le Mans Series, the IndyCar Series and, new for ’08, the SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT Championship. The Detroit International Jazz Fest in Detroit, August 29 – September 1, features six stages over four days, with blues, gospel, R&B, and one of the finest jazz lineups on the planet. The Arts, Beats & Eats in Pontiac, August 29 – September 1, offers more than 200 performances on eight stages, the top ranked HealthPlus Juried Fine Arts Show, local restaurants with some of the finest cuisine in metro Detroit and international, regional and local features that will continue to make the city of Pontiac the premier family destination for Labor Day weekend.
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