10 Things to Do This Weekend (Feb. 9-11)

Celebrate Valentine's Day (or Galentine's Day) early at one of these metro Detroit events


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Catch the five-piece Greensky Bluegrass at The Fillmore on Feb. 9 and 10 // Photograph Courtesy of Greensky Bluegrass

Fox Theatre: Katt Williams is coming to Detroit for two nights of performances this month. A comedian for more than a decade, Williams has starred in Comedy Central standup specials, as well as the films Scary Movie 5, Norbit, and, most recently, Father Figures. Feb 9-10. $56+. 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-3200; 313presents.com

Royal Oak Music Theatre: Known for his time on Full House and America’s Funniest Home Videos, Bob Saget has been a comedian for more than 30 years. Catch him in the third season of Fuller House, which premiered last fall on Netflix, and in Royal Oak on Feb. 9. $39.50+. 318 W. Fourth St., Royal Oak; 248-399-2980; royaloakmusictheatre.com

Detroit Opera House: American Ballet Theatre performs Shakespeare’s tragedy of star-crossed lovers with interpretation by Kenneth MacMillan. Romeo and Juliet is presented in partnership with U-M’s University Musical Society. Feb. 8-11. $39+. 1526 Broadway St., Detroit; 313-961-3500; michiganopera.org

Detroit Camper and RV Show: For more than 50 years, the annual show has been a gathering place for camper and RV enthusiasts to view new units and learn about brands as well as win special camping-related prizes. Feb. 7-11. Adults $10, seniors $9. Children 12 and under are free. Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi; 800-422-6478; michiganrvandcampgrounds.com

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum: Critters Up Close invites attendees to meet some of the museum’s favorite animals. This month’s “featured critters” are worms. Feb. 10-11.
Free with  admission. 220 E. Ann St., Ann Arbor; 734-995-5439; aahom.org

Greensky Bluegrass: Hailing from Kalamazoo, the five-piece band aims to create its own version of bluegrass music by mixing traditional melodies with rock ’n’ roll sounds and light displays. Feb. 9 and 10. $29.50+. The Fillmore Detroit; 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-961-5451; thefillmoredetroit.com

Jason Moran: American jazz pianist Jason Moran is stopping by Detroit’s Orchestra Hall to celebrate the music of the late composer Thelonious Monk. Called In My Mind, the performance will feature music, spoken word, audio recordings, photographs, and videos. Feb. 9. $19+. Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5111; dso.org

MJ Live!: Sing along to hits like “Billie Jean,” “Beat It,” “Smooth Criminal,” and “Black and White” at this Michael Jackson musical tribute. Feb. 9. $45+. 12 N. Saginaw St.,
Pontiac; 248-309-6445; flagstarstrandtheatrepontiac.com

3 Doors Down: The rock band, known for songs like “Here Without You” and “Kryptonite,” is putting an acoustic spin on their greatest hits during the Back Porch Jam tour. Feb. 11. $42+. Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-309-4700; soundboarddetroit.com

Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular: Rock band Skillet will headline this Christian music festival. Supporting acts include pop group Building 429 and singer-songwriter Kari Jobe with singer Cody Carnes. Feb. 11. $15. Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-7000; 313presents.com

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