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Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

Concerts at the Library

Memorial Park (adjacent to Blair Memorial Library)
Join the Friends of The Blair Memorial Library and Clawson Parks & Recreation Department for a free Summer Concert Series just outside the doors of the library! These family-friendly concerts will feature a pair of award-winning singer-fronted trios that are sure to have your toes tappin'. Clawson's own Salt & Sugar Company will be there serving up sweets, treats and more! In case of inclement weather, the concerts will be moved to city hall.  For more information please contact The Blair Memorial Library at 248.588.5500.  Concerts run 7-8:15pm.
Monday, June 17th—The T-bone Paxton Project will perform popular songs from artists like Hoagy Carmichael, Louis Jordan, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, and more.
Monday, August 19th—The Dawn Giblin Trio will perform American standards from the Swing-dance era in the style of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Connie Boswell, and more.

American Red Cross Blood Drive
City Hall Community Room
Please help support your community! To make an appointment, visit
Wednesday, June 26

Ice Cream Social & Concert at the Park
Clawson City Park
Enjoy some vanilla ice cream with toppings such as chocolate, caramel and raspberry (flavors subject to change)! Popcorn will also be made fresh on the spot! All proceeds benefit the Clawson Lions Club.  Then enjoy a free night of music sponsored by the Clawson Parks and Recreation Department, just bring a folding chair or blanket!
Wednesday, June 26

Mach Truck Rides
Mack Fire Truck Rides will begin! Check the Clawson Fire Department Facebook page for times and locations!
Friday, June 28

Kiddie Parade
Starts outside the Clawson High School and heads to Clawson City Park! Arrive at the Clawson High School by 10:30am for judging!
Saturday, June 29
Parade begins at 11am

Twin Runs
Clawson City Park
The Free Fun Run begins at 7pm and the 5K Freedom Run begins at 7:30pm. Visit for registration and more information!
Sunday, June 30

Bonus Night at the Park
Clawson City Park
Amusement rides, food concessions and arts & crafts fair) $2 entry fee; “Shell Camino” monster truck rides.
Wednesday, July 3
3 to 9pm

Clawson's 4th of July
7 to 11am - Clawson Pancake Breakfast at Clawson United Methodist Church at 205 N. Main
7:45 to 8:45am - Registration for Firecracker Mile
8:30am - Opening Ceremony at Blair Memorial Library
8:30 to 11:30am - W. Elmwood CLOSED from Bywood to Main
9am - Firecracker Mile (starts at Clawson Center)
9am - Parade (starts at Clawson Center, ends at City Park)
10am to 6pm - Arts & Crafts Fair
10am to 9pm - Midway Area Open $2 entry fee; fee for rides, entertainment and fireworks provided by entry fee; “Shell Camino” monster truck rides
11am to 7pm - Bands in the Park
1pm - Water Battle: Clawson Fire Dept. vs. Troy Fire Dept.
3pm - Second Annual Hot Dog-Eating Contest
4pm - Inaugural Pizza Contest
8:15 to 11:30pm - W. Elmwood CLOSED from Bywood to Main
Dusk (10pm) - Fireworks

Cinema in the Street
Downtown Clawson
Come down to South Main Street and enjoy a movie under the stars! Be there early for all the games and entertainment starting at 6pm. Check out for information on additional upcoming events!
Saturday, July 6
Movie begins at dusk

Clawson Farmers Market
New This Year! The Farmers Market Committee is announcing the Sunday Summer Park Market and Wednesday In-Town Market. The Markets are your small neighborhood gathering places for everyone, with diverse local farm products, specialty foods and other assorted items. Sponsorship opportunities are available, check the Farmers Market Facebook page or the city website for more information!
Sunday Market from 9am to 1pm
Clawson City Park
July 14: Children’s Cooking Demonstration; Inflatables
August 11: Back to School; Inflatables
September 8: Harvest Day
Wednesday In-Town Market from 3 to 7pm
Salt & Sugar Co. at 139 W. 14 Mile
June 5-Sept. 25

Come Out and Play
Clawson City Park
This FREE water inflatables, retro games, climbing tower and nature activity. Contact with questions!
Wednesday, July 17

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