Arts and Entertainment
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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. May 2. $10.
Hard Rock Café Detroit, 45 Monroe, Detroit; pastforward.detroithistorical.org.
First Friday Experience
Let the weekend begin 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 guests can shop and enjoy art demonstrations. 6-9 p.m.
May 4. Downtown Northville; downtownnorthville.com.
Charlotte’s Wings Benefit
An evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, entertainment, and dancing, featuring a silent auction to support reading and raise awareness for adolescent illness. 6:30p.m. May 5.
Royal Park Hotel, 600 E. University Dr., Rochester; charlottes-wings.com.
Preservation Detroit Tours
Experience the sights, sounds and history of Detroit from the best view possible – on foot. Walking tour locations include: Detroit Cultural Center, Downtown, Eastern Market, and Midtown areas. 10 a.m. May 5.
• After-work Tours: Every Tuesday, there’s a different tour: First Tuesday, downtown skyscrapers; second Tuesday, Albert Kahn’s downtown buildings; third Tuesday, downtown sculptures and fountains; fourth Tuesday, a People Mover tour of downtown; fifth Tuesday, a Broadway tour. 5:30 p.m. Campus Martius, 800 Woodward, Detroit.
• Bootlegging Tour: A history of bootlegging on the Detroit River. 6 p.m. May 12.
• Charles N. Agree Bus Tour: A visit to several of Agree’s architectural works, including the Belcrest, Vanity and Grande ballrooms, Holden Reptile House, Cliff Bell’s, and other locations. 10 a.m.
May 19. $50 (includes lunch at Cliff Bell’s). 313-577-3559; preservationdetroit.org
Cinco De Mayo Parade
It’s a cultural celebration, and one of the highlights of May in Southwest Detroit. Noon, May 6.
Clark Park, 1130 Clark, Detroit.
Utica Antiques Market
Shop for treasures at the largest outdoor antique market in Southeastern Michigan. 8 a.m. May 12-13. $5.
Utica Antiques Market, 11541 21 Mile Rd., Shelby Township; uticaantiques.com.
Ann Arbor/Saline Antique Show
From early Americana to Art Deco, marketers offer a variety of antiques for collectors of all things timeless. May 19-20.
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Rd., Ann Arbor; annarborantiquesmarket.com.
Movement Electronic Music Festival
Experience live performances of electronic music at the one of the most anticipated annual musical events of the year. May 26-28. $25-$75.
Hart Plaza, Detroit; movement.us.
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