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Detroit 10 PumpkinFix

There are plenty of places to get your pumpkin fix on in metro Detroit as Halloween and Thanksgiving draw nearer.

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USS Detroit

The Navy's newest and fastest ship is the USS Detroit. The ship is headed to The D for its Oct. 22 commissioning — the official transfer of the warship from the ship builder to the United States Navy — surrounded by eight days of celebrations. This is the first time a Navy warship will be commissioned in Detroit. Here's how you can be part of this historic event:

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Family at Comerica Park BillBowen
Eating Aunt Mae's famous potato salad. Competing for bragging rights against your cousins in the annual horseshoe tournament. Listening to stories your grandparents have retold for years and laughing about "the good old days." Family reunions can be loads of fun, but the planning process may seem overwhelming.

Luckily, the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) is here to help with a FREE reunion planning seminar on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. Whether you're reconnecting with relatives, convening with classmates or meeting up with military pals, enlisting the assistance of the experts at the DMCVB is your first step to hosting a meaningful and memorable event.

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We put together a list of 47 things to do in metro Detroit in October. Take in all the sights, sounds, events and attractions as the colors change.

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Ways to Spend a Fall Day

Football games, the leaves changing color and pumpkins make fall one of our four favorite seasons. Here’s our to-do list for fall fun in The D!

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