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 


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