10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (March 2-4)

Musicals, comedy shows, films, and more


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Country artist Jordan Davis heads to The Shelter in Saint Andrew's Hall on March 3. // Photograph Courtesy of Jordan Davis.

Art Leaders Gallery: The Art of Dr. Seuss exhibit celebrates the 114th birthday of beloved author and artist. A raffle and book drive to benefit Reading is Fundamental will be held and many rare pieces of artwork will be on display and available for purchase. March 1-31. 33086 Northwestern Hwy., West Bloomfield; 248-539-0262; artleaders.com

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: Andrew Norelli’s dry wit has earned him a resume that includes appearances on Late Night with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. March 1-3. $10+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

Outdoorama: Outdoorama features boats, docks and lifts, and marine accessories, as well as gear for fishing, hiking, bird watching, and more. March 1-4. $10, children 5 and under are free. Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi; showspan.com/OUT

The Musical Box: Having performed more than 1,000 concerts, the Montreal band is internationally recognized for its take on the music of Genesis, the iconic English rock band that was formed in the late ’60s. March 4. $18+. Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-309-4700; soundboarddetroit.com

City Theatre: Inspired by four volumes of Barbara Park’s children’s series, the Junie B. Jones musical is centered around a first grader’s humorous experience with new glasses, sugar cookies, a kickball tournament, and more. March 2-4. $25. 2301 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-3465; 313presents.com

Fisher Theatre: Les Misérables, the acclaimed musical based off the 1862 novel by Victor Hugo, will be performed in Detroit this month. Set in 19th century France, the production is known for songs like “I Dreamed a Dream,” “On My Own,” and “One Day More.” Through March 11. $45+. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit; 313-872-1000; broadwayindetroit.com

Fox Theatre: See a family-friendly performance during Paw Patrol Live!, which follows the animated series’ characters in a pirate adventure. VIP — “Very Important Pup” — packages are available for the show. March 1-4. $19+. 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-3200; 313presents.com

Detroit Film Theatre: Prior to the airing of the Academy Awards, the Detroit Film Theatre will host showings of this year's nominated short films. The viewing will include nominees from both short animation and live-action film categories. Through March 4. $9.50. Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7900; dia.org

Girl Scout Cookie and Beer Pairing: Atwater at the Park will partner with a local Girl Scout troop to serve craft beer and Girl Scout cookie pairings. Cookies will also be available for purchase. March 4. $20. Atwater in the Park, 1175 Lakepointe St., Grosse Pointe Park; 313-344-5104; atwaterbeer.com

Jordan Davis: Country artist Jordan Davis will make his touring debut on his White Wine and Whiskey Tour. His first album, Home State, is set to release on March 23 and features the single "Singles You Up". March 3. $20+. The Shelter at St. Andrew's Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit; 313-961-8961; saintandrewsdetroit.com

 

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