10 Things to Do This Weekend (Dec. 8-10)

Enjoy a medley of holiday events, musical performances, and more this weekend


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An American in Paris // Photograph Courtesy of Brendy Barr Communications/Broadway in Detroit


The Fillmore: Best known as Ron Swanson on NBC’s Parks and Recreation, actor, writer, and humorist Nick Offerman is making a stop in town for his Full Bush tour. Dec. 9. $39.50+. 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-961-5451; thefillmoredetroit.com

Tiny Expo: The Ann Arbor District Library is hosting its annual independent arts and crafts fair. See creations from 45 artists. Dec. 9. Free. Ann Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor; 734-327-4200; aadl.org

Detroit Historical Museum: The Story of Willow Run documents the manufacturing complex constructed by the Ford Motor Company. The documentary, filmed in 1945, explores the plant and the production of aircrafts before World War II. Dec. 9. Free. 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-1805; detroithistorical.org

Arab American National Museum: This year’s Family Christmas Party features crafts, cookie decorating, and a performance by the Maples Elementary Arabic Music Ensemble. Dec. 9. Entrance is free, RSVP required. 13624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn; 313-582-2266; arabamericanmuseum.org

DNR Outdoor Adventure Center: Families are invited to partake in a holiday brunch complete with donuts, bagels, and more. Crafts, games, and entertainment will also be available for all ages. Dec. 9. $10. 1801 Atwater St., Detroit; 844-622-6367; michigan.gov/oac

Tedde Gibson: Get into the Christmas spirit with a performance of holiday classics from organist Tedde Gibson. Dec. 8. $10. Redford Theatre, 17360 Lahser Rd., Detroit; 313-537-2560; redfordtheatre.com

Will Downing: Joined by Avery Sunshine, singer Will Downing will perform his own versions of pop classics and R&B hits as part of the Soulful Sounds of Christmas tour. Dec. 10. $35+. Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-309-4700; soundboarddetroit.com

Detroit Opera House: Follow the journey of an ex-American soldier who falls for a French woman after the war in the Tony Award-winning musical An American in Paris. Through Dec. 10. $29+. 1526 Broadway St., Detroit; 313-237-7464; michiganopera.org

Fox Theatre: Featuring tunes from My Fair Lady, West Side Story, Chicago, Wicked, and more, the Neil Berg’s Broadway Holiday show takes its audience through the history of musicals. Dec. 10. $38+. 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-3200; olympiaentertainment.com

The Harry Langsford Men's Chorus: The Angels and Inspiration music series presents The Harry Langsford Men's Chorus and 'Tis the Season. The 50-voice men's chorus will sing a variety of Christmas songs. Dec. 10. $15+. St. Basil the Great Church, 22851 Lexington Ave., Eastpointe; 586-777-5610; stbasileastpointe.com

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