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


Published:

Photograph Courtesy of Dlectricity

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

Edit Module
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Content

Shared Plates: February 2018 Winner

Recipe: Sweet Potato Burger Topped with Lemon Mayonnaise

Say Hello to North Pier Brewing Company

Benton Harbor-based brewery crafts Belgian and European-inspired ales

10 Things to Do This Weekend (Feb. 16-18)

Art exhibits, musicals, and concerts take over metro Detroit this Valentine's Day weekend

Beacon Park Hosts Free February Flicks

Cozy up this winter with movies, refreshments, and activities in the park

Think Outside the Box of Chocolates This Valentine’s Day

Sister Pie offers two unique flavors perfect for the holiday
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. 2018 Restaurant of the Year: Parc
    Excellent food, exceptional service, and a crisp and formal but distinctly unstuffy atmosphere...
  2. The Fisher Building Is a One-Stop Shop for the Alternative Bride
    Plus, bridal looks with vintage flare
  3. What’s the Source of the Steam Pouring Out of Detroit’s Sidewalks?
    Environmental groups want to clear the air about the fuel behind a little-known power system
  4. An Hour With ... Angela Aufdemberge
    President and CEO, Vista Maria
  5. Cocktail Recipe: Man on the Moon
  6. Love at First Sip
    Michiganders dish about their love affairs with local wine
  7. Local Winter Activities Worth Bracing the Cold
    Metro Detroit’s parks are prime for winter adventures
  8. Meet the Makers: The Empowerment Plan
    How the non-profit’s coat, sleeping bag project continues to expand
  9. Netflix Set to Bring Local Author’s Horror Novel to Life
    Sandra Bullock stars in the film adaptation of Ferndale author/musician Josh Malerman’s...
  10. Making Sense of ‘Meritage’
    How the badge indicates that an American wine blend reaches Bordeaux-level quality