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First Friday Experience

Kick the weekend off with a night of art, drinks, and hors d’oeuvres in downtown Northville. On the first Friday of each month, select art galleries are open late, and visitors can shop and enjoy art demonstrations. 6-9 p.m. March 2.

Downtown Northville; downtownnorthville.com.

 

The Detroit Kennel Club Dog Show

Spend time with your favorite breed, or watch them perform in competitions and demonstrations at the two-day celebration of pooches. Breeders, owners, and handlers of more than 167 breeds will be on hand.  March 3-4. $8-$15.

Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit; detroitkennelclub.com.

 

313 Trivia

The Detroit Historical Society hosts 313 Trivia the first Wednesday of each month. Register as a team of three or five, or register solo and be paired with a team of players. The games feature five rounds of 10 trivia questions. Winners receive a complimentary Hard Rock Café tab for the evening, gift cards to the Hard Rock Café and two free admission passes each to the Historical Museum. Funds raised during the competition go toward the museum’s $20.1 million Past > Forward campaign. 6:30 p.m. March 7. $10.

Hard Rock Café Detroit, 45 Monroe, Detroit; pastforward.detroithistorical.org.

 

The St. Patrick’s Parade

Get your green on at the 53rd annual parade along Michigan Avenue, with Dennis Hayes serving as the grand marshal. This area is known as Corktown, and was home to many of the city’s first immigrants from Ireland, specifically from County Cork. 2 p.m. March. 11.

Starts on Michigan Avenue at Sixth Street, down to 14th Street, Detroit; detroitstpatricksparade.com.

 

Spring Boating Expo

This annual spring boat show docks here with more than 100 exhibitors displaying boats, trailers, and boating accessories.  March 15-18.

Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River, Novi; 734-261-0123.

 

Pool & Spa Show

Swimming pools, spas, grilling, patio landscape, outdoor entertaining, and more. March 23-25.

Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River, Novi; 800-328-6550.

 

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