10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (June 8-10)

Comedy shows, concerts, outdoor markets, and more


Have a laugh with Detroit native Mike Stanley at Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle june 7-9. // Photograph courtesy of Rooftop Comedy

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: Detroit native Mike Stanley has a penchant for brutal honesty and is known for his crass and witty humor. June 7-9. $10+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

Motor City Pride: Michigan’s largest LGBTQ celebration, with over 40,000 participants, will feature a festival, pride parade, candlelight vigil, and 14 different food vendors and food trucks. June 9-10. $5. 1 Hart Plaza, Detroit; motorcitypride.org

Shed 5 Flea Antique and Vintage Market: A hefty dose of architectural salvage, vintage, and craft goods are brought to Detroit’s Eastern Market. Pickers, makers, and shopkeepers come together for all the things you love in one place for this epic market. June 10. Free. Eastern Market, 2934 Russell St., Detroit; 810-484-2950; mercantilefairs.com

Sunset at the Zoo: This 21-and-older annual fundraising event will feature food from more than 45 local restaurants, drinks, live entertainment, and prizes. Proceeds from the evening benefit the Detroit Zoological Society’s educational programs. June 8. $175+. Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak; 248-541-5717; sunset.detroitzoo.org

Detroit Historical Museum: Explore five decades of local television during Detroit Remember When, The History of Detroit TV, which the likes of Soupy Sales, Auntie Dee, and Bill Bonds. June 10. Free admission. $7.50+. 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-1805; detroithistorical.org 

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum: As part of this month’s Critters Up Close event, guests will have the chance to interact with turtles. June 9-10. Free with museum admission. 220 E. Ann St., Ann Arbor; 734-995-5439; aahom.org

A Night in Brazil with Ivan Lins: Brazilian superstar Ivan Lins has written some of the biggest songs of the past several decades,  including jazz classics by Ella Fitzgerald and Quincy Jones. June 9. $19+. Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5111; dso.org

Brandi Carlile: The Grammy-nominated singer forges folk music and classic country into a deep and introspective language that’s all her own. Each online ticket order includes a digital copy of Carlile’s new album, By the Way, I Forgive You. June 9. $57.32+. 603 E Liberty St., Ann Arbor; 734-668-8397; michtheater.org

Poison: Led by frontman Bret Michaels, the ’80s rock band is coming to Clarkston for its Poison…Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018 tour. The group will be joined by Cheap Trick. June 8. $25+. DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7774 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston; 248-377-1000; 313presents.com

Fisher Theatre: Follow the story of Berry Gordy and how he went from an autoworker to founder of Detroit’s iconic record label in Motown The Musical, which features hits from Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, and Smokey Robinson. June 5-10. $45+. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit; 313-872-1000; broadwayindetroit.com 


Edit Module
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Content

Madewell Opens First Detroit Storefront

The womenswear brand will host an opening party to welcome the new location

10 Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Weekend (Oct. 19-21)

Get into the Halloween spirit at these spooky events

AFP Interview Series: Nominee Tracy Utech

With over 20 years of experience, Utech and her team have championed funds that have seen benefit outside of Wayne State’s campus.

AFP Interview Series: Nominee Karen Smithbauer

A career as a preschool teacher and battle with breast cancer, ground Smithbauer's philanthropic efforts

The American Cancer Society Brings Thousands Together in Detroit

The Making Strides walk honors breast cancer survivors while raising funds and awareness for the disease
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. Top Docs List 2018
  2. Memories of Miya
    Citizen Yoga founder, Kacee Must Leeb reflects on her sister’s suicide, its impact on her...
  3. Introducing the Piekie
    These cookie-shaped pies win big on-screen and off
  4. The Sixth Man
    A youth basketball coach teaches lessons on and off the court
  5. Seeking Support
    Like many metro areas across the U.S., finding a therapist in and around Detroit can prove to be...
  6. Therapy in the Digital Age
    New innovations that revolutionize traditional approaches to counseling
  7. Food Recipe: Chili
    Michael Keys, of Red Crown in Grosse Pointe Park, shares his favorite chili recipe
  8. Author's Cuisine
    At M Cantina in Dearborn, Junior Merino is creating a new kind of Mexican cuisine that is...
  9. Mending Migraines
    Nausea, excruciating head pain, sensitivity to light and noise: The oppressiveness of the list of...
  10. Seeing Clearly
    The co-founders behind Genusee on making eyewear with a mission