10 Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Weekend (Sept. 7-9)

Plan to attend one of these city happenings this weekend


Ed Sheeran performs at Ford Field on sept. 8 as a part of his North American stadium tour // Photograph by Mark Surridge

Flint Institute of Arts: Witness the Surrealist movement’s enduring influence on Mexican photography at Surrealismo: Ojos de México. Emerging after World War I, surrealism explores the mysteries of the subconscious mind. Through Oct. 14. No cost with museum admission. 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint; 810-234-1695; flintarts.org

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: Roseville native Mike Green is recognized for his always original routines and has won competitions at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival and New York Comedy Expo. Sept. 6-8. $10+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo: Cross the finish line inside the zoo with thousands of runners and walkers at the annual event that includes a 10K, 5K, and a non-competitive 1.5-mile Fun Walk. The run will raise critical funds for the Ruth Roby Glancy Animal Health Complex and veterinary care for the animals at the zoo. Sept. 9. $25+. Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak; 248-541-5717; detroitzoo.org 

Detroit Historical Museum: As a part of the museum’s Summer Film Series, enjoy Meet Me at the Lindell, a 2017 documentary about America’s first sports bar. For more than 50 years, Lindell AC was the “place to see and be seen in Detroit,” often filled with famous athletes, entertainers, politicians, and media figures. Sept. 9. No cost. 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 may interact with arachnids. Sept. 8 and 9. No cost with museum admission. 220 E. Ann St., Ann Arbor; 734-995-5439; aahom.org

Ed Sheeran: Known for songs like “Shape of You” and “Thinking Out Loud,” the Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter is touring with special guest band Snow Patrol and English singer-songwriter Anne-Marie during his North American tour. Sept. 8. $66+. Ford Field, 2000 Brush St., Detroit; 313-262-2222; fordfield.com

Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker: Grammy Award-winning country artists Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker are touring the U.S. for the Summer Plays On Tour. Russell Dickerson will also perform. Sept. 7. $30+. DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7774 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston; 248-377-0100; dteenergymusictheatre.org

Dally in the Alley: Cass Corridor's largest annual one-day festival is back for another year of entertainment. The event will celebrate the city's music, art, and food scenes with live performances and a variety of local vendors. Sept. 8. No cost. Cass Corridor, Detroit; dallyinthealley.com

Detroit Month of Design: The citywide celebration will hold more than 30 events this month, gathering artists and the greater community to recognize Detroit's creative role as a global design capital. Sept. 1-30. No cost. Detroit; designcities.net

Old Car Festival: Greenfield Village's antique car show returns with even more restored vehicles. Evening festivities include the Gaslight Parade of Cars, a Dixieland-style parade, fireworks, and more. Sept. 8 and 9. $25.50+. Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn; 313-982-6001; thehenryford.org


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