10 Things to Do in Metro Detroit this Weekend (Oct. 12-14)

It's concerts galore in the city this weekend


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The eagles are performing at little caesars arena on oct. 14 as part of their final tour. // Photograph courtesy of 313 Presents

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: In a career spanning more than 30 years, Jeff Nease has toured comedy clubs across North America; opened for Jim Carrey, Tim Allen, and Ellen DeGeneres; and worked with companies such as Allstate and Taco Bell. Oct. 12 and 13. $18+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

Novi Home Show: During this three-day event, attendees can browse exhibits that focus on kitchen and bath interiors, flooring products, furniture, cabinetry, and more home goods. Local specialists and designers will also be on-site to talk to attendees about the latest housing trends. Oct. 12-14. $9+. Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi; 248-348-5600; novihomeshow.com

Dancing in the Street: Join conductor Jeff Tyzik and vocalists Chester Gregory, Michael Lynche, and Shayna Steele as they perform some of Motown’s greatest hits. Expect to hear renditions of songs by Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Martha Reeves, Diana Ross, and The Four Tops. Oct.12-14. $24+. Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5111; dso.org

Christina Aguilera: The Grammy Award-winning artist is on a North American tour following the release of her new album, Liberation. Popular songs off the album include “Accelerate,” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz, and “Fall in Line,” featuring Demi Lovato. Past songs by the pop icon include “Beautiful,” “Genie in a Bottle,” “Candyman,” and “Dirrty.” Oct. 13. $49.50+. Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-6611; 313presents.com

Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation: New traveling exhibition Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt and the Four Freedoms debuts at the Henry Ford. The exhibit will feature Norman Rockwell's famous paintings and contemporary works accompanied by interactive digital displays. Oct. 13. $23. The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn; 313-982-6001; thehenryford.org

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum: As part of the museum’s Critters Up Close event this month, guests will have the chance to interact with turtles, snakes, frogs, and more. No cost with museum admission. Oct. 13 and 14. 220 E. Ann St., Ann Arbor; 734-995-5439; aahom.org

Detroit Opera House: Eugene Onegin, an opera composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, is a story of squandered romance and tragic horror set in 19th century Russia. The production is conducted by Stephen Lord and directed by Tomer Zvulun. Oct. 13-21. $39+. 1526 Broadway St., Detroit; 313-872-1000; michiganopera.com

Eagles: Grammy Award-winning American rock band the Eagles are embarking on their final tour, An Evening with the Eagles. Recognized for their signature Southern California sound, the band has sold more than 120 million albums worldwide. Oct. 14. $59.50+. Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-7000; 313presents.com

Jessie J: The multi-platinum selling artist behind the songs “Price Tag,” “Domino,” and “Bang Bang” is setting off on her international Rose tour. German singer-songwriter Ro James will also perform. Oct. 14. $35+. Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth St., Royal Oak; 248-399-2980; royaloakmusictheatre.com

Troye Sivan: The Australian singer-songwriter is headlining The Bloom Tour with special guests Kim Petras and Carlie Hanson. The North American tour is in support of his new album, Bloom, which features songs “The Good Side,” “Dance to This,” and “There For You.” Oct. 14. $29.50+. Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-6611; 313presents.com


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