March Events 2017

Our suggestions for something fun to do in March around Metro Detroit and Michigan!  Please verify all dates & times before attending.

 

March 3rd, 2017 (Fri):  MotorCity Casino Hotel welcomes Barenaked Ladies to Sound Board.  -Detroit, MI

March 4th, 2017 (Sat):  Eisenhower Dance, State Street Ballet, and Ezdanza bring classical and contemporary styles together to create Common Ground, at the Michigan Opera Theatre. -Detroit, MI

March 11th, 2017 (Sat):  11th Annual Motor City Blues Festival.  Jazz and blues musicians including Sir Charles Jones, Willie Clayton, Bigg Robb, Bishop Bullwinkle, Shirley Brown and TK Soul at the Fox Theatre.  –Detroit, MI

March 11th, 2017 (Sat):  Blvnt Force bringing that dance energy to Elektricity along with TrblMakr, Panic Attack & Blackhat.  -Pontiac, MI

March 13th, 2017 (Mon):  WWE Monday Night Raw at Joe Louis Arena. -Detroit, MI

St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th, 2017 (Fri):

Detroiters know how to party.  We dress up, go out and have a great time for almost any occasion.  St. Patrick’s Day is no exception.  You can find a green beer, some live music, dancing and a good time almost anywhere in the greater Detroit area.  Here are a few highlights…

Ann Arbor:  Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery has food specials starting at 11am, happy hour from 11am-2pm, live music with Emerging Soul, and specialty beers from nitro taps to casks, and sours!

Clinton Township: Rayz has 5 beer tents, 6 DJs, 3 live bands, sumo suit wrestling, photobooth, life size Jenga, and raffle.  With FREE corned beef sliders & wings ALL Day!

Detroit:  Join Hayloft Saloon (Gay Pub) for our annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration!

Detroit: Old Shillelagh has one of the largest Patty parties in Detroit. 3 floors and 2 huge heated tents.  -Detroit, MI

Farmington: Farmington Brewing Company.  Enjoy Farmington Brewing Company’s “Dubliner Weiss” Green Beer on tap all day- a Berliner Weiss with a shot of green Woodruff syrup blended in.

Monroe:  Glenn’s Irish Pub.  No cover.  Bag pipe music. -Monroe, MI

Rochester:   Too•Ra•Loo will be open at 9am, and feature live entertainment, a special Irish menu, drink specials, and more!

Southgate: Rosie O’Grady’s Southgate throws a great party downriver.  Check them out.

Wyandotte:  St. Patrick’s Day Party & Leprechaun Crawl with the Wyandotte Business Association.

 

March 18th, 2017 (Sat): Comedian Artie Lange comes to Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel.  -Detroit, MI

March 18th, 2017 (Sat):  Conservation Gala at the Detroit Zoo.  Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and an exquisite sit-down dinner in the iconic Wildlife Interpretive Gallery, as well as a brief presentation on the Zoo’s multifaceted conservation programs. The evening will also feature a raffle with the chance to win “zoonique” prizes. -Royal Oak, MI

March 20th, 2017 (Mon): R.A.W.S (Ravers Against World Starvation) is hosting “Serves A Beat While They Eat”.  They’ll have DJs spinning tunes where they serve their friends at the Keeper. -Detroit, MI

March 23rd, 2017 (Thu): Rent, the 20th Anniversary Tour, at the Fisher Theatre. Detroit, MI

March 24-25th, 2017:  See Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone on the big screen again at the Redford Theatre.  -Redford, MI

 March 25th, 2017 (Sat): Monster Energy Supercross at Ford Field.  Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, is the worlds premier stadium motorcycle circuit, comprised of 17 races of heart-stopping racing action in some of the largest venues in North America. -Detroit, MI

March 26th, 2017 (Sun):  Pardon Moi French Presents, “Queens For The Cure Tour,” benefiting Until There’s A Cure & various local charities! -Ann Arbor, MI

March 29th, 2017 (Wed):  Bon Jovi: This House Is Not For Sale Tour at Joe Louis Arena. -Detroit, MI

 

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February Events 2017

Our suggestions for something fun to do in February around Metro Detroit and Michigan!  Please verify all dates & times before attending.

 

January 26 – February 12, 2017:  Sesame Street Live “Make a New Friend” at the Fox Theatre offers a fun-filled, interactive learning experience, including up-close and furry interactions on the audience floor! -Detroit, MI

February 1st-26th, 2017:  Disney’s The Lion King, making its triumphant return to the Detroit Opera House! -Detroit, MI

February 2nd, 2017 (Thu):  The Red Hot Chili Peppers at Joe Louis Arena.  -Detroit, MI

February 2nd, 2017 (Thu):  Lynyrd Skynyrd the legendary southern rock band will be performing at Sound Board.  -Detroit, MI

February 4th, 2017 (Sat):   Wild Winter Weekends at the Detroit Zoo.  Enjoy your favorite habitats indoors and out along with special activities.   -Royal Oak, MI   TBOD

February 8th, 2017 (Wed):  The​ ​8th Annual TEDxUofM Conference.  An​ evening filled with unique stories and revolutionary ideas celebrating “Ideas Worth Spreading” from across the University of Michigan community.  -Ann Arbor, MI

February 10th, 2017 (Fri):  Duel in the D.  The fierce in-state rivalry between the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans continues with the “Duel in the D” at Joe Louis Arena.  -Detroit, MI

February 11th, 2017 (Sat):  It’s time for the Cupid Undie Run.  Join thousands of runners who will be racing in their skivvies.  -Detroit, MI

February 14th, 2017 (Tue):  Love Gone Wild at the Detroit Zoo.  A candid and entertaining look at how zoo animals do the “wild thing”.  -Royal Oak, MI

February 18th, 2017 (Sat):  Excision 2017 Tour Featuring The Paradox at the Fillmore.  -Detroit, MI

February 24-26th, 2017:  The 65th Annual Autorama at Cobo Center.  Catch the Dukes of Hazzard Reunion and the cars that made them famous.  -Detroit, MI

February 26th, 2017 (Sun):  Smoke Sessions with Blvnt Force & Friends.  EDM Bass event at Grasshopper Underground.   -Ferndale, MI

February 26th, 2017 (Sun):  The red carpet movie premier of Harley Wallen’s TAKEN OVER.   Meet Dennis Haskin, best known for playing Mr. Belding on Saved by the Bell.   -Royal Oak    TBOD

 

 

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December Events 2016

Our suggestions for something fun to do in December around Metro Detroit and Michigan!  Please verify all dates & times before attending.

 

December 1st- 31st, 2016:  Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo. More than five million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings and more than 200 animal sculptures throughout the front half of the Zoo. -Royal Oak, MI

December 2nd, 2016 (Fri):  Holiday Hoedown: First Friday Downtown Monroe – Monroe, MI

December 8th, 2016 (Thu): Christmas Lights Trolley Tour (BYOB).  See the Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo, Hines Drive/Wayne County Lightfest, Campus Martius, Downtown Detroit & Lake Shore Drive.  -Riverview, MI

December 10th, 2016 (Sat):  Santa Con – Santa Hat Pub Crawl. Santa & Holiday Themed Attire is encouraged but not required! – Royal Oak

December 11th, 2016 (Fri):  Fall Wine Tasting by Discount Drinks Etc.  – Wyandotte, MI

December 20th-24th, 2016:  A Christmas Story, The Musical.  For the first time at the Fox Theatre, the award-winning Broadway hit, A Christmas Story, The Musical brings the beloved classic movie to life.  –Detroit, MI

December 25th, 2016 (Sun):  FREE Christmas Day Dinner at Spirit of Grace.  They are serving a free Christmas dinner with turkey, ham and all the trimmings. Enjoy live music while you dine with your neighbors. -West Bloomfield, MI

December 30th, 2016 (Fri):  Pre New Years Eve EDM.  Herobust, Blvnt Force and more at Elektricity!  -Pontiac, MI  TBOD

 

 


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November Events 2016

Our suggestions for something fun to do in November around Metro Detroit and Michigan!  Please verify all dates & times before attending.

 

November 4th, 2016 (Fri): First Friday Downtown Monroe presents Mustache Movember.  Shave the date!  – Monroe, MI

November 12th, 2016 (Sat):  Sip Savor Stomp’s Fall Edition. Featuring artisan cheeses, chocolates, coffees, wine-inspired cuisine from numerous local vendors, and live music in a fun and social atmosphere.   -Royal Oak, MI

November 20th, 2016 (Sun):  JAMfest – Lite.  Cheer and Dance competition.  – Warren, MI

November 24th, 2016 (Thu):  America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van.  Every November something magical happens on Detroit’s historical Woodward Avenue, a holiday tradition that dates back to 1924. Since then, 89 celebrations of sparkles and magic have captured the imaginations of millions of children and their families. – Detroit, MI

November 24th, 2016 (Thu):  Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner at Big League Brews.   All ages welcome.   -Taylor, MI

 


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February Events 2016

Our suggestions for something fun to do in February around Metro Detroit and Michigan! Please verify all dates & times before attending.  February Events Detroit

 

February 10th, 2016:  Royal Oak Farmers Market Food Truck Rally.  -Royal Oak Farmers Market, Royal Oak, MI

February 12th, 2016:  Valentine’s Love Jam, Chaka Khan with special guests.  -Music Hall, Detroit, MI

February 12th-14th, 2016:  Meridian Winter Blast.  A unique combination of hip and fun winter events that are centered on Campus Martius Park.  – Detroit, MI     TBOD

February 14th, 2016:  David Cross ‘Making America Great Again’ tour.  -Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, MI

February 14th, 2016:  3rd Friday Winter Blast. Ice sculptures, kids activities, live entertainment and more. – Downtown, Wyandotte, MI   TBOD

February 21st, 2016:  Deceived, the world premier of the feature film Deceived, filmed in Detroit.  -Royal Oak, MI   TBOD

February 27th, 2016:  Brick Bash!  Brick Bash is a public LEGO-building exhibition for all ages. Tickets are only $5 per person, with a $20 family maximum. – Ann Arbor, MI

 

 

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January Events 2016

Our suggestions for something fun to do in January around Metro Detroit and Michigan! Please verify all dates & timePolar Beer Clubs before attending.

 

January 8th, 9th, 10th, 2016:  The Plymouth Ice Festival.  -Plymouth, MI

January 11th-24th, 2016: The North American Auto Show.  -Cobo Center, Detroit, MI

January 16th, 2016: The Rapture 4, Heaven & Hell Costume party.  Featuring Mitis, Dapp, Blvnt Force and more.  -The Works, Detroit, MI

January 16th, 2016:  Polar Beer Club. Over 50 breweries from around the world, across the state and down the street will showcase their unique libations. -Royal Oak Farmers Market, -Royal Oak, MI

January 22nd-24th, 2016:  The Addams Family a Musical Comedy.  Bloomfield Players Community Theater.  -Bloomfield Hills, MI

January 22nd-24th, 2016:   9th Annual Fire & Ice Festival.  – Downtown Rochester, MI

 

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March Events 2015

Our suggestions for something fun to do in March around Metro Detroit and Michigan!  Please verify all dates & times before attending.

 

March 6th, 7th, 8th (Fri-Sun):  The 63rd Annual Autorama.  Cars from the Fast & Furious, Autographs with celebrities, etc.  -Detroit, MIRed wing alumni game

March 6th, 7th, 8th (Fri-Sun):  The 25th Anniversary of the Michigan Golf Show.  -Novi, MI

March 14th, 2015 (Sat):  Irish Taste Fest.  Food.  Music.  Games. -Royal Oak, MI

March 20th, 21st, 22nd (Fri-Sun):  The 5th Annual THC EXPO.  Come meet Afroman.  -Detroit, MI

March 20th, 2015 (Fri):   Hockey Night.  The sixth annual Red Wings Alumni Charity Hockey game.  -Westland, MI

March 21st, 2015 (Sat):  Think Spring Craft Show at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.  -Royal Oak, MI

March 28th, 2015 (Sat):  Monsters of BASS (M.O.B) at the hot new venue the Bass Market.   -Detroit, MI

March 28th, 2015 (Sat): BootyFest Reloaded.  It was so good the first time, they are doing it again.  -Detroit, MI

March 28th, 2015 (Sat):  The Scott Martin Bands CD release party.  -Plymouth, MI

More coming soon!

 

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January Events 2015

Our suggestions for something fun to do in January!  Please verify all dates & times before attending.

The Hamiltons Angels in Love
January 10th, 2015 (Sat): The HAMILTONS “Angels In Love” CD Release Party! With Very Special Guest, Jim McCarty! Also, performances by Stereo Jane & Linsay Gould | Get advanced tickets at: AtCallahans.com | 7 Stone  -Auburn HIlls, MI

January 16th, 2015 (Fri):  BootyFest2k15 at club VYB.  -Detroit, MI

January 29th, 2015 (Thu):  Speed Dating Mixer.  Why go on one date when you can have 10 or more dates in one night?  -Allen Park, MI

 

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October Events 2014

Our suggestions for something fun to do in October!  Please verify all dates & times before attending.The Haunted Hangar

 

October 3rd, 2014 (Fri):  The “Pay it Forward” Homecoming Dance. Adult Couples & Singles Homecoming Dance!  100% of proceeds will used to buy supplies for YWCA Interim House Shelter for Woman and Children-Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. With music by DJ Dock.  -Woodhaven, MI

October 5th, 2014 (Sun):  2014 Ann Arbor Zombie Walk. With a canned food drive.  -Ann Arbor, MI

October 5th, 2014 (Sun): The West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission (WBPRC) hosts the fourth annual “Fall Fest” on Sunday, October 5th from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at Marshbank Park.  -W. Bloomfield

October 7th, 2014 (Tue):  4th Annual DJ Battle for Autism.  DJ’s go head to head to raise money and awareness for Autism.   -Commerce, MI

October 11th, 2014 (Sat):  Miles for Medics “Celebration of Life” event for Connor DuGray.  Chili cookhalloween party off, face painting, Music, bounce house, and more.   -Belle Isle, Detroit, MI.  –TBOD

October 11th, 2014 (Sat):  The 7th Annual Garden City Chili Cook Off 2014.  In addition to the great chili, they’ll have hot dogs, a beer tent, a bake sale, live music and the 4th annual “Hot Chili and Hot Rods”, car & motorcycle show!  -Garden City, MI

October 18th, 2014 (Sat):  The Halloween Festival will take place at Nankin Mills Park from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

October 22nd, 2014 (Wed):  DIRTYPHONICS at the Necto Nightclub.  9pm.  -Ann Arbor, MI

October 25th, 2014 (Sat): 12th Annual Legend of Sleepy Howell.  5-9pm.  Trick or treating, human and pet costume contests, live music, hay rides, the viewing of the classic Disney film “the Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, creepy campfires and storytelling, ghostly graveyard, inflatables for kids and teens, broom ball, food and street vendors  -Howell, MI

October 25th, 2014 (Sat): The Haunted Hanger.  Detroits Best DJs, CO2 Jets, Confetti Canons, Fortune Tellers, Twisted Circus Performers…  -Grosse Isle, MI

October 26th, 2014 (Sun): Trick or Treat Trail.  Trick or treat on a safe and friendly 1/2 mile trail.   Collect goodies from costumed characters, local businesses and organizations.  3pm-5pm.  -W. Bloomfield

October 27th, 2014 (Mon): Groundfest Block Party.  At the historic Stonehouse Bar.  2 stages of dirty EDM.  -Detroit,MI

October 31st, 2014 (Fri):  Prom Night of the Living Dead II “Blood and Bass” with DJ Dock, Ekem, Antx, Enjoi, BradAttack, Dwerk, Nickyboom, & Perrbear.  Transforming Simon’s After Dark bar into Satan’s After Dark! A full blown haunted house from top to bottom that will put you in the mood to dance with the Devil  -Allen Park

 

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Fun This Week (September 17th-23rd)

drag queen bingo

Drag Queen Bingo This Ain’t Your Grandmas Bingo!

Looking for fun things to do this week in the Greater Detroit area:

 

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Tuesday,  September 18th, 2012

Wednesday,  September 19th, 2012

Detroit, MI- DIA (The Detroit Institute of Arts) Daily Guided Tours – Get to know your new DIA. Meet in Farnsworth Lobby for free guided tours Wednesdays at 1 p.m.,

Detroit, MI- Skeeto’s Funhouse Jazz Jam Session No Cover.  Motor City Wine is a no frills wine bar for both those who are serious about wine and those becoming acquainted with wine.

Thursday,  September 20th, 2012

Detroit, MI- DIA (The Detroit Institute of Arts) Daily Guided Tours – Get to know your new DIA. Meet in Farnsworth Lobby for free guided tours Thursdays at 1 p.m.,

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Northville, MI- Victorian Festival  Experience the art, history, and entertainment popular in the 1800s amid Northville’s historic downtown district and tree-lined streets.

Royal Oak, MI- Drag Queen Bingo.  FIVE15 hosts the wackiest night in Royal Oak! Part Camp, Part Audience Participation, ALL COMEDY…This ain’t your Grandma’s Bingo! 18+ up. Reservations strongly urged $20 per person Call 248-515-2551.

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Birmingham, MI- CRUSH Birmingham  2012 Wine and Food Classic  at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, Michigan.  Wine personalities and Master Sommeliers will describe, advise, and recommend some of the year’s most exquisite wine choices and pairings.

Holly, MI- The Michigan Renaissance Festival  Harvest Huzzah!

Royal Oak, MI- Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo.  The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) and the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) will host the fall Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 22, and Sunday, September 23, at the Detroit Zoo.

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Detroit Dizzy DamesDetroit, MI- Detroit Dizzy Dames, September Burlesque Showcase.  Adults Only.

Holly, MI- The Michigan Renaissance Festival  Harvest Huzzah!

Northville, MI- Victorian Festival  Experience the art, history, and entertainment popular in the 1800s amid Northville’s historic downtown district and tree-lined streets.

Royal Oak, Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo.  The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) and the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) will host the fall Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 22, and Sunday, September 23, at the Detroit Zoo.

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