Summer Calendar

Through Sept. 2 //

Meadow Brook Hall architectural tours, four times daily at the national historic landmark. Meadow Brook Hall, Rochester; 866-939-1840,


June 13 //

Franklin Garden Walk, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m., beginning at the Franklin Village Gazebo, Franklin Road. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 day of. Luncheon: $10 (specify 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. seating), St. Owen Catholic Church.


June 23 //

Royal Oak Woman’s Club Home & Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tour begins at the Woman’s Club, 404 S. Pleasant, Royal Oak. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 day of. 248-543-0664;


June 23 & 24 //

Grosse Pointe Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets: $12 in advance at local retailers or at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, $15 day of. (War Memorial: 313-881-7511, ext. 206.)


July 11 //

The 7th Annual Clarkston Garden Walk, featuring six gardens in and around Clarkston and an Artist Market. Noon-7 p.m. beginning at Independence Township Library. Tickets: $15, $18 day of. 248-620-2984;


July 11 //

The Country Garden Club of Northville Annual Garden Walk includes refreshments and access to a variety of garden vendors. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. beginning at Mill Race Village. Tickets: $10 online or at Gardenviews in downtown Northville. 248-348-3263;


July 21 & 22 //

The Michigan Antique and Collectible Festival is the largest in the state with more than 1,000 dealers. Saturday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Midland County Fairgrounds. 989-687-9001 or for additional information.


July 22 //

Detroit Garden Cruise (rain or shine), benefiting the work of The Greening of Detroit. Tickets: $35 garden tour only, $50 tour and afterglow cocktail party. Purchase at Detroit Garden Works in person or via phone. 248-335-8089;,, for more information.


One weekend each month //

Ann Arbor Antiques Festival. Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 5055 Saline Rd., Ann Arbor. 734-662-0496, ext. 207 and for more information and specific dates.