10 Things to Do This Weekend (November 3-5)

Daylight Savings Time may be ending, but the fun is just beginning in metro Detroit this weekend


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Photograph Courtesy of Michigan Opera Theatre

MGM Grand Detroit:  Three-time Emmy Award winner Brad Garrett might be most recognizable for his role in Everybody Loves Raymond, but he’s also been doing stand-up comedy since the 1980s. Nov. 3. $45+. 1777 Third Ave., Detroit; 877-888-2121; mgmgranddetroit.com

All Things Detroit and Food Truck Rally: Connect with small businesses in the community and pick up trendy clothes, one-of-a-kind art pieces, artisan treats, and much more this weekend. Plus, hit up some of the best local food trucks from around metro Detroit. Nov. 5. $5+. Eastern Market Corporation, 2934 Russell St., Detroit; 313-575-2593; iloveallthingsdetroit.com

Night of Knockouts: This live boxing event is sure to be an exciting night of high-intensity fighting. Nov 3. $20+. Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-309-4614; soundboarddetroit.com

The Big Dinner 2017 Motown Style: Enjoy a strolling dinner of Slows BBQ set to the music of Motown while exploring the Detroit Historical Museum. Nov. 4. $75. Detroit Historical Museum, 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit; littledressesforafrica.webconnex.com

Wishes Gala: House of Providence, a nonprofit dedicated to providing a family-style home for Michigan foster youth, is hosting a night that will feature a keynote speech by award-winning musician Jimmy Wayne. Nov. 3. $125. Royal Park Hotel, 600 East University Dr., Rochester; 313-579-1825; thehofp.org

Holly Bowling: Classically trained pianist Holly Bowling will rework the music of Phish and the Grateful Dead during this one-of-a-kind performance. Nov. 5. $15+. Cliff Bell’s, 2030 Park Ave., Detroit; 313-961-2543; cliffbells.com

Macklemore: This Grammy Award-winning artist is embarking on a solo tour to showcase new tunes like “Marmalade (ft. Lil Yachty).” Nov. 5. $36+. The Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward, Detroit; 313-961-5451; thefillmoredetroit.com

LCD Soundsystem: This dance pop band with a cult following from New York is bringing along old hits like “Daft Punk is Playing at my House,” and leaving room for new ones like “American Dream.” Nov. 3 and 4. $46.25+. Masonic Temple, 500 Temple Ave., Detroit; 313-638-2724; themasonic.com

Detroit Opera House: World-renowned opera singer Kathleen Battle returns to her roots at the Michigan Opera Theatre for one performance only. Her performance, "Something to Sing About" will be accompanied by pianist Joel A. Martin. Nov. 5, $33+. Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway St., Detroit; 313-237-7464; michiganopera.org

Danielle Peleg Gallery: Canadian artist Raphaëlle Séguin brings her exhibit Happiness... Finding Joy in Everyday Faces to West Bloomfield. The pieces focus on human connection and all works will be available for purchase. Nov. 3-5. Free. Danielle Peleg Gallery, 4301 Orchard Lake Rd., Suite 145, West Bloomfield Twp,; 248-626-5810; daniellepeleggallery.com

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