Where/When: The Armada Agricultural Society,74280 Fair St., Armada, daily, Aug. 15-21.
Why Go: Enjoy all the fun the Armada Fair has to offer, with animal judging and displays, a petting zoo, live music (Steel Magnolia performs at 8 p.m. Friday), carnival, festival foods, beer tent, eating contests, monster trucks (7 p.m. Tuesday), demolition derby (7 p.m. Wednesday), chainsaw art, and much, much more. (It is a whole week, after all.) Visit New Baltimore Patch for daily highlights.
Where/When: , 50828 North Avenue, Macomb Township, 1-5 p.m. Aug. 17.
Why Go: Tina's Country House & Gardens is holding a Hawaiian Luau for seniors. Be transported to the tropics with a luncheon of barbecue pork loin, sweet and sour chicken, Maui rice, vegetables, salad, rolls, and chocolate volcano cake, beverages and entertainment by Ricki and Dave.
Pricing: $12.50 per person. Call 586-949-2280 to make a reservation.
Where/When: Guests set sail from the Clinton River Cruise Co., 152 N. River Road, Mount Clemens, 5:30-10 p.m. Aug. 17.
Why Go: The Clinton River Watershed Council and the Six Rivers Land Conservancy are holding their Seventh Annual Clinton River Dinner Cruise Aboard the Clinton Friendship. The cruise will head down the Clinton River and on to Lake St. Clair while everyone enjoys dinner, entertainment and an evening on the water.
Pricing: $40 per person. To register for the event call 248-601-0606, email email@example.com or visit the website, www.crwc.org
Where/When: Selfridge Air National Guard Base, near I-94 and Hall Road, Harrison Township; the party starts at 5 p.m. for VIPs or at 8 p.m. for general admission.
Why Go: Selfridge kicks off the air show weekend fun with a launch party the eve of the show. Head to Hangar 36, where the action happens. If you buy VIP tickets, you can arrive when doors open at 5 p.m. and enjoy dinner at 6 p.m., plus premium seating for the Eddie Money concert at 8 p.m. and the fireworks at dusk. General admission can enter at 8 p.m. for the concert and pyrotechnics.
Pricing: $10 general admission, $40 VIP.
Where/When: , Aug. 19, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Why Go: Rosie's is throwing a house party. Ages 21 and up will enjoy music on the patio and indoors, barbecue eats, jello shots, a keg stand, beer pong, "dancers," cash giveaways and more.
Pricing: No cover. But watch those jello shots. They go down smoothly.
Where/When:Selfridge Air National Guard Base, near I-94 and Hall Road, Harrison Township, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 20-21.
Why Go: The Selfridge Air Show takes to the skies this weekend. Enjoy flying demonstrations by modern and historic military aircraft, military ground vehicles on display and more. One highlight is the B-1B Lancer, which will be parked for public viewing and in flight that weekend. Flying begins late in the morning on both days and approximately three dozen aircraft will be on ground display. FYI: No visitors will be allowed entry after 2 p.m. either day.
Pricing: Free admission and free parking.