10 Things To Do This Weekend (September 22-24)

Celebrate the beginning of fall with a Lego convention, a DIY street art fair, and more this weekend


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Fox Theatre: This year’s All Star Comedy Festival features stand-up performances by comedians Corey Holcomb, Lavell Crawford, J.B. Smoove, and Smokey Suarez. Sept. 23. $59+. 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-3200; olympiaentertainment.com

Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel: Previously a cast member of Saturday Night Live, comedian Jim Breuer is known for stage antics, impressions, and family-friendly standup. Catch his Marriage Warrior Tour at MotorCity Casino Hotel this month. Sept. 22. $25+. 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-309-4700; soundboarddetroit.com

The Fillmore Detroit: John Mulaney is performing three sets of his Kid Gorgeous standup tour. He’s best known for his work as a writer on Saturday Night Live. Sept. 23-24. $39+. 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-961-5451; thefillmoredetroit.com

Brickworld Michigan: Check out more than 40,000 square feet of intricate creations built by local Lego enthusiasts, plus a hands-on play area for the kids. Sept. 23-24. $12.50+, kids 3 and younger are free. Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi; 317-572-5346; brickworld.com

DIY Street Fair: Check out the latest creations for metro Detroit artists, makers, and crafters alongside live music and street food from curated vendors. Sept. 22-24. Free. Woodward and East Troy Street, Ferndale; ferndalediy.com

Michigan Science Center: There’s more to bats than bloodsucking and horror films. The Michigan Bat Festival illuminates the special role the animals play in the Great Lakes region. Sept. 23. Free. 5020 John R. St., Detroit; 313-577-8400; mi-sci.org

Dlectricity: After a three-year hiatus, Midtown's electric festival is back. The outdoor event will illuminate the streets from the DIA to the MOCAD with exhibits from over 40 artists and a Light Bike Parade. Sept. 22-23. Free. Midtown, Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-420-6000; dlectricity.com

Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows: The 1990s rock bands team up for the A Brief History of Everything Tour. Sept. 23. $29.50+. DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7774 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston; 248-377-0100; palacenet.com

Sistine Chapel Choir: After more than 30 years since their last visit to the U.S., “The Pope’s Choir” is back for one night in Detroit. The group is the oldest religious choir in the world. Sept 23. $54+. Detroit Opera House; 1526 Broadway St., Detroit; 313-961-3500; michiganopera.org

Macomb Center for the Performing Arts: Broadway Music on Tour with Terry Barber will feature songs from shows such as Les Misérables, West Side Story, The Sound of Music, Chicago, Cabaret, Phantom of the Opera, and more. Barber, who is a voting member of the Grammy Awards, has worked with Madonna, Jewel, and Cyndi Lauper. Sept. 23. $43+. 44575 Garfield Rd., Clinton Township; 586-286-2222; macombcenter.com

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