10 Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Weekend (June 29 - July 1)

Slap on the sunscreen and enjoy the sunny weather this weekend at one of these metro Detroit events


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Salute to America Fireworks at Greenfield Village on select dates until July 4 // Photograph Courtesy of KMS Photography

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: With over 20 years of experience, Darryl Earl has performed on BET’s ComicView, at Comedy Cellar in New York, and more. June 28-30. $10+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

Camaro Superfest: The weekend-long event includes tours, show judging, and a Camaro parts swap and sell area. Goodie bags, dash plaques, and over 100 awards will be presented, and a pizza dinner and charity auction will be held Saturday night. June 29-July 1. Free admission. Riverside Park, 2 E. Cross St., Ypsilanti; 734-649-3056; camarosuperfest.com

Mac. Cheese. Beer: Along with food samples from “some of the best mac ’n’ cheese in Downriver and metro Detroit,” guests will have the opportunity to taste desserts and drinks from more than 15 breweries. Live dueling pianos will provide entertainment for the night. June 29. $35+. Market Center Park, 13631 Eureka Rd., Southgate; 734-284-7307; facebook.com/sociallifedetroit  

Greenfield Village: Salute to America, an annual Fourth of July Dearborn celebration, includes performances by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus. DSO’s rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture will be played alongside authentic cannon fire under a sky of fireworks. Through July 4. General admission $25. 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn; 313-982-6001; thehenryford.org

Paramore: Following the release of their latest album, After Laughter, the alternative rock band is making a stop in Michigan. Rock group Foster the People will serve as opening act. June 29. $29.50+. DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7774 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston; 248-377-1000; 313presents.com

Fox Theatre: Stand-up comedian, podcaster, and actor Bill Burr is known for his style of uninformed logic that’s made him a regular with Jimmy Fallon and Conan O’Brien. July 1. $50. 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-3200; 313presents.com

Detroit Film Theatre: To coincide with the DIA’s Star Wars and the Power of Costume exhibit, the theatre is holding a summer-long sci-fi film series. This month, catch family-friendly flicks like Adventures and Quests: Fantastic Planet (1973), Adventures and Quests: Fantastic Planet (1936), Space Travel: Destination Moon, and Alien Encounters: 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957). 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7900; dia.org 

Jethro Tull: The British rock group is touring in celebration of its 50-year career starting with their debut album, This Was. July 1. $30+. Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, 14900 Metro Pkwy., Sterling Heights; 586-268-9700; 313presents.com

Ray LaMontagne: The American singer-songwriter, known for songs like “You Are The Best Thing” and “Let It Be Me,” is touring in support of his seventh studio album, Part Of The Light. Neko Case, a member of indie rock group The New Pornographers, will perform a solo set. July 1. $39.50+. Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, 234 Festival Dr., Rochester; 248-377-0100; 313presents.com

Axle Brewing Co.: The beer brewery's Livernois Taproom hosts their second annual Canada Days celebration. In honor of our northern neighbors, the taproom will be serving poutine brunch and dinner specials. The brewery will also be celebrating the return of their Dual Citizen Cream Ale. June 30 - July 1. Axle Brewing Co., 567 Livernois St., Ferndale; 248-284-2422; axlebrewing.com

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