10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (March 30 – April 1)

Featuring Easter events, concerts, comedy shows, musicals, and more
The Sound of Music comes to the Fox Theatre this weekend. Sing along to classics like “My Favorite Things” and “Edelweiss.” // Photograph Courtesy of Jeremy Daniel and Matthew Murphy.

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: With a style that has been described as a “politically incorrect discussion amongst friends at a bar,” Derek Richards has performed at U.S. base camps in Iraq and Afghanistan, and has released three live comedy albums, Sensitivity Training, Who’s Your Daddy?, and 60 mph School Zone. March 29-31. $10+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

Detroit Gets Married!: This mock wedding reception will help brides and grooms-to-be prepare for the real day. A portion of the proceeds will go to Friends of Detroit Rowing. March 31. $40. Belle Isle Boat House, East Picnic Way, Detroit; detroitgetsmarried.com

Fox Theatre: Featuring classic songs like “My Favorite Things” and “Edelweiss,” a new production of The Sound of Music is coming to Detroit this month. The Tony Award-winning musical is based on the life of the Von Trapp Family singers. March 30 and 31. $30+. 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-3200; 313presents.com

Meadow Brook Theatre: Set during hunting season in upstate New York, The Snow Geese tells a story about the newly widowed Elizabeth Guessing and her oldest son, who will soon be deployed overseas to fight in WWI. March 21 through April 15. $28+. 378 Meadow Brook Rd., Rochester; 248-377-3300; mbtheatre.com

Easter Eggstravaganza: Beacon Park will host its annual Easter event, featuring plenty of activities for kids and teens. The afternoon event will feature face painting, egg decorating, selfies with the Easter bunny, games, and more. March 31. Free. Beacon Park, 1901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-566-8250; downtowndetroitparks.com

Bunnyville: This two-day bunny-centric event will feature a golden Easter egg hunt throughout the zoo, educational programming, whisker painting, and more. In partnership with Gleaners Community Food Bank, the Detroit Zoo encourages visitors to donate food items for discounted admission. March 30-31. $9+. Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak; 248-541-5717; detroitzoo.org

Of Montreal: Indie-rock band of Montreal is embarking on a tour shortly after the release of their latest album, White is Relic/Irrealis Mood. The six-piece will bring its psychedelic pop sounds to The Crofoot Ballroom. March 31. $15+. The Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac; 248-858-9333; thecrofoot.com

Midnight Madness: Sixteen Candles: Revisit the cult-classic movie, Sixteen Candles. Starring Molly Ringwald, Michael Schoeffling, and Anthony Michael Hall, the 1984 coming-of-age comedy depicting the struggles of a high school girl who is turning sixteen help defined a generation. March 30-31. $7. Landmark’s Main Art Theatre, 118 N. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-542-5198; landmarktheatres.com

Insane Clown Posse and Attila: Known for their crazy stage antics and “insane” performances, Detroit’s hip hop duo, Insane Clown Posse, will take to the stage with metal band Attila. April 1. $25+. The Fillmore, 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-961-5451; thefillmoredetroit.com

#WeLoveConsent: This concert for a cause will gather EDM artists in support of DanceSafe’s #WeLoveConsent program. The one-night event will feature Ana Sia, Space Jesus, Digital Ethos, and more. March 31. $25+. Magic Stick, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-9700; majesticdetroit.com

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