10 Things To Do This Weekend (October 13-15)

Your weekend guide to metro Detroit


Pianist Olga Kern // Photograph Courtesy of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Detroit Institute of Arts: To celebrate Dia de los Muertos — a Mexican holiday that honors the lives of those who have passed — the museum will host an exhibit of ofrenda altars. Oct. 13 - Nov. 12. Free with museum admission. 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7900; dia.org

Orchestra Hall: Conductor Leonard Slatkin will lead the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in a rendition of Beethoven’s Third Symphony, often referred to as “Eroica.” Pianist Olga Kern will also be performing Samuel Barber’s Piano Concerto. Oct. 12-14. $15+. 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5111; dso.org

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: A semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing in 2014, Mark Normand started performing stand-up comedy after college and hasn’t stopped since. Running two podcasts and comedy shows, Normand is now touring. Oct. 12-14. $10+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

Disney on Ice: An array of characters will be performing at Disney’s Reach for the Stars ice show, including sisters Anna and Elsa and their snowman friend Olaf, along with Rapunzel and Princess Belle. Oct. 12-15. $28+. Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-474-7000; olympiaentertainment.com

Michigan Craft Beer Stroll: During this self-guided walking tour, attendees will be able to sample Michigan Craft Beer from venues around Royal Oak. Oct. 14. $40+. Downtown Royal Oak, Royal Oak; dineroyaloak.org

Milky Chance: This German folk-rock band has over 80 million views on YouTube for its single “Stolen Dance.” Experience the laid-back sound on their Blossom Tour. Oct. 13. $31+. The Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-961-5451; thefillmoredetroit.com

Cranbrook Institute of Science: The Chocolate exhibition dives into the sweet treat’s history to  showcase the global commodity’s historical advertising and packaging and myths. Sept. 23 - Jan. 7. Free with museum admission. 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills; 248-645-3200; science.cranbrook.edu

The Prince and Michael Experience: Paying tribute to two of the most popular 80s artists, The Prince and Michael Experience will feature unreleased tracks, remixes, and more played by DJ Dave Paul. Oct. 14. $10. El Club, 4114 Vernor Hwy., Detroit; 313-436-1793; elclubdetroit.com

The Art of Love and Science: Date Night at the Museum provides fun activities for couples that start in the Michigan Science Center and continue to the Detroit Institute of Arts. Oct. 13. $50+. Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R. St., Detroit; 313-577-8400; mi-sci.org

Kesha: This American pop singer is best known for hits "TiK ToK" and "Praying." She will be playing songs from her latest album on her Rainbow Tour. Oct. 15. $74+. The Fillmore, 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 313-961-5451; thefillmoredetroit.com

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