Things to Do

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day With These Metro Detroit Events

Participate in a parade, do a day of service with U-M, or watch streamed programs from Wayne State University, the Wright Museum, and more
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7 Things to Do This Weekend (Jan. 8-10)

The best art of 2020, plus digital performances by Rufus Wainwright and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Culture Calendar: New Chris DuPont Music, Conrad Egyir’s Art at MOCAD, & More

Ryan Patrick Hooper, host of 'CultureShift' on 101.9 WDET, curates your guide to the month in arts and entertainment
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9 Things to Do This Weekend (Dec. 18-20)

It’s the last call for Canterbury Village’s annual holiday stroll. Plus, shopping events, chorale music, and a virtual Detroit history tour.

6 Things to Do This Weekend (Dec. 11-13)

Yuletide shopping and theatre for holiday fanatics, plus art, baseball, and Legos, for the not so festive

Bedrock Launches Decked Out Detroit Initiative to Promote Downtown Businesses

The four-month plan brings heated outdoor dining, free parking, activities, and more to the area
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6 Things to Do This Weekend (Dec. 4-6)

Live jazz music, holiday merriment, and The Freep Film Fest keep winter blues at bay

6 Dazzling Drive-Thru Light Shows to Check Out in Michigan

Get in the holiday spirit from the comfort of your vehicle

Take a Socially Distanced Photo with Santa at Somerset Collection

Plus, the Troy-based shopping center expands curbside pickup and launches a home-delivery service

Blake’s Winter Attractions Include a Christmas Tree Farm and Ice Skating

The owner of the Orchard and Cider Mill says Blake's will "transform into a true winter wonderland"

6 Things to Do This Weekend (Nov. 20-22)

Enchanting holiday light displays, art installations, and live music promise a lively weekend, despite the reinstated lockdown order.
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Detroit Tree Lighting to Feature Star-Studded Lineup

A televised-only event this year, the annual celebration will feature appearances by musician Smokey Robinson, Olympic figure skater Karen Chen, and comedian Tim Allen

6 Things to Do This Weekend (Nov. 13-15)

Art, comedy, and Motor City history are sure to banish weekend boredom
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7 Things to Do This Weekend (Nov. 6-8)

Between haunted houses, musical performances, and journeys through America’s past, this weekend offers entertainment for every taste
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7 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct. 23-25)

Halloween isn’t cancelled. Bar crawls, horror movies, and pumpkin carving are keeping the spirit alive.
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Celebrate the Holidays with Greenfield Village

This year's Holiday Nights event will feature caroling, festive decorations, cooking demonstrations, and an appearance by Santa
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A Pandemic-Induced Pause Is Just the Latest Twist in Theatre Bizarre’s 20-Year History

With the Halloween bacchanalia on hiatus this year, its ringleader reflects on two decades of death and rebirth

6 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct. 16-18)

Marvel superheroes, pumpkin carving, and a haunted tour make for a weekend of autumn merriment
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8 Talks Recommended by TEDxDetroit Organizers

From inspiring the next generation of women scientists to how an idea becomes a film, these past talks cover a wide range of topics
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Detroit Thanksgiving Parade Marches Forward as a Televised-only Event

Plus, the Turkey Trot goes virtual for 2020