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Detroit Jazz Festival If it’s Labor Day weekend in Detroit, the sweet sound of jazz is in the air. More than 1,000 jazz artists from around the world take part in the four-day event, the country’s largest free jazz festival. Held on the Detroit riverfront from Hart Plaza to the beautiful Campus Martius Park, the festival attracts more than 800,000 music lovers every year. Five stages showcase more than 100 concerts throughout the weekend, featuring everything from modern jazz beats to swing, bop and Latin sounds. Where to stop for wine & beer Kuhnhenn Brewing Co., 5919 Chicago Rd. in Warren, MI. Brothers Eric and Bret Kuhnhenn have produced many award-winning lagers and ales from their eight-barrel microbrewery just outside of Detroit. Stop in for an authentic German-style Hefeweizen, one of the best in the area. 586.979.8361, Detroit Beer Co., 1529 Broadway, Detroit. Located within walking distance of Comerica Park and Ford Field, Detroit Beer Co. is a popular place to grab a beer before and after games. Opened in 2003 in the historic Hartz Build-ing, DBC offers up to eight house brews on tap at any time. 313.962.1529, Atwater Brewery, 237 Jos Campau, Detroit. For a unique atmosphere and a distinctive beer brewed in the German tradition, you can’t beat Atwater Brewery. First time visitors are surprised to find the taproom is located in the warehouse where the beer is made, so you can enjoy a cold one where all the magic happens. 313.877.9205, Fieldstone Winery, 223 S. Main St., Rochester, MI. This family-run winery has been making award-winning wines since 2003. Fieldstone prides itself on being a “wine snob-free zone” so regardless of your level of experience, their welcoming staff will make you feel right at home. 248.656.0618, Filipo Marc Winery, 39085 Garfield Road, Clinton Township. With more than 70 varieties to choose from, the Filipo Marc Winery is the perfect place to try something new or share a favorite bottle with friends. 586.226.3990, filipomarcwinery. com Photograph courtesy of Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau Greenfield Village Visiting this 83-acre outdoor village is like going back in time for a day. Founded in 1929 by Henry Ford, visitors can spend hours strolling through 300 years of American life. With more than 80 authentic historic structures to explore, visitors can tour the actual Wright Cycle Shop where Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first Wright Flyer, or check out Thomas Edison’s Menlo Park lab where the lightbulb was invented. Transportation buffs can enjoy a ride in a restored Model T, or hop aboard a train pulled by a vintage steam or diesel locomotive. Stop for lunch at the Eagle Tavern, housed in an 1831 stagecoach stop, before heading over to the Firestone Farm to see how families lived off the land in the 19th century. Greenfield Village is located in Dearborn, just six miles outside of Detroit. Go to to learn more. { July 2014 } 11 } Destination

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