10 Things to Do This Weekend (Feb. 23-25)

Close out the month with yoga and wine, Michigan beer, and more


The Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival Returns this weekend // Photograph courtesy of Michigan Brewers Guild.

Orchestra Hall: Symphonie Fantastique blurs the lines between reality and hallucination using music. The program tells the story of love, parties, and passion in a unique way. Feb. 23-24. $15+. 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5111; dso.org

Fox Theatre: Trevor Noah, the South African comedian/political commentator who took over as the host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in late 2015, has written books, starred in Netflix comedy specials, and hosted his own late-night talk show (as well as international award shows). Now, the comedian is coming to Detroit. Feb. 23. $35+. 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-3200; 313presents.com

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: Mike Paramore has opened for comedians including Damon Wayans, Jon Lovitz, and Jay Pharoah. Most recently, Paramore won Laugh Fest’s Best in the Midwest competition. Feb. 22-24. $10+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

African American Family Book Expo: Designed to preserve literacy, the one-day, family-friendly event will feature 50 local black authors of both adult and children’s books. Feb. 25. $3 for adults, $1 for youth. Ages 3-and-under are free. Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Rd., Detroit; 248-667-6449; detroitbookcity.com

Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival: More than 125 Michigan breweries and brewpubs will be represented at this year’s festival. Guests will have the chance to sample beers from across the state while listening to local bands, watching ice sculpture demonstrations, and keeping warm near the fire pits. Feb. 23-24. $45+. Fifth Third Ballpark, 4500 West River Dr. NE, Comstock Park; 616-784-4131; mibeer.com

Detroit Restaurant Week: Dine at some of Detroit's best restaurants for $29 or $39. The annual 10-day restaurant week features three-course, specially-selected menus at restaurant's including Central Bar + Kitchen, Cliff Bell's, El Barzon, Detroit Vegan Soul, and more. Feb. 16-25. $29 or $39. Various restaurants throughout Detroit; detroitrestaurantweek.com

Musical Thrones: A Parody of Ice and Fire: The creators of Silence! The Musical, Jon and Al Kapan take a musical approach to HBO series Game of Thrones. A comedic spin to the award-winning show, Musical Thrones features original songs, puppets, jokes, and well-known GOT characters. Feb. 23-25. $43.50+. City Theatre, 2301 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-3465; 313presents.com

The Wine Down: In celebration of Heart Health Month, Yoganic Flow and House of Pure Vin will team up for a weekly yoga and wine event. The weekend yoga class will be followed by a wine and hors d'oeuvres reception. Feb. 25. $25+. House of Pure Vin, 1433 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-757-298-; yoganicflow.com

Great Lakes Comic Con: Fans of heroes and villains will unite for a weekend of costume contests, games, and special guest panels. This year's panelists include actor William Kat, cartoonist Guy Gilchrist, and more. Feb. 23-24. $13+. Macomb Community College, South Campus - Sports and Expo Center, 14500 E. Twelve Mile Rd., Warren; 888-497-3116; greatlakescomiccon.org

Tonight Alive: This Australian rock band recently released its fourth studio album, Underworld. Featuring singles "Temple" and "Crack My Heart," the band will perform at the Crofoot Ballroom with fellow rockers, Silverstein. The Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac; 248-858-9333; thecrofoot.com

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