September is half over. Why not take the family outdoors for some autumn fun? Before heading out take a look at some events happening in or around Dearborn.
1. Dearborn Animal Shelter Adoption Event
The Dearborn Animal Shelter is overflowing with wonderful cats, kittens, dogs and puppies. Representatives will be at the Detroit Zoo on Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Southwest Dearborn Heights Neighborhood Association will host its AutumnFest from noon to 4 p.m. on Sept. 21. The event is a 1950s theme. For more information, email http://www.swdhna.com/contact-us/.
3. Common Ground's 39th Annual Birmingham Art Fair
The Birmingham Street Art Fair celebrates its 39th anniversary in 2013. The fair returns to South Old Woodward, the celebrated gateway to downtown Birmingham. Unique shopping and fabulous restaurants line the street, drawing residents from throughout Oakland County and beyond. More than 160 juried artists will be featured in this elegant setting on Sept. 21-22. For a schedule of events, visit http://theguild.org/art-fairs/common-ground-art-fair/.
4. Romulus Pumpkin Festival
The annual Romulus Pumpkin Festival takes place Sept. 20-22. The festival offers music, food, crafts and games for all ages. You can enter a pumpkin rolling, pumpkin pie eating or a pumpkin seed-spitting contest. Visit the classic car show, tractor show or just relax and listen to music. For more information, call 734-955-4577.
5. Doo Wop Legends Concert
The tour will perform a concert at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m on Sept. 21. Tickets are on sale now. For information, visit The Shades of Blue website.