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Corn Festival Comes to Birmingham Farmers Market Sunday

Sample dozens of locally-made corn products Sunday, from roasted sweet corn, kettle corn and caramel corn.

Wondering what to do with yourself this weekend? Don't dismay: check out today's Weekend Spotlight:

Our pick for today:

  • When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday
  • Where: Parking Lot No. 6 on North Old Woodward
  • Cost: Free
  • Why Go: Get ready for Birmingham's third annual corn festival this weekend, featuring one of Michigan's sweetest harvest vegetables. The morning will include a petting farm, corn shelling, a children’s corn kernel pool, and a children’s craft area provided by Happy Dino Playcare. Samples of locally made corn-related products will be available throughout the event, including roasted sweet corn, popcorn, caramel corn, kettle corn, corn chips and corn bread.

    “The top seller at this crowd-drawing event is always the roasted sweet corn,” said John Heiney, executive director of Birmingham’s . “The delicious smells, free samples and special activities add to the excitement at the festival.”

Come back to Birmingham Patch on Tuesday for more weekend things to do in our Weekend Planner, or visit our events calendar.

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