10 Things To Do This Weekend (July 21-23)

Metro Detroit has something for everybody this weekend
10 Things To Do This Weekend (July 21-23)

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History: Featuring pieces that date back to the 1950s, the Transitions of Walter Bailey: An Artist’s Retrospective exhibit is divided into four sections. Bailey’s work focuses on African-American history, culture, and activism, and is made using acrylic paint, polymer plastic, and more. Through July 23. Free with museum admission. 315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit; 313-494-5800; thewright.org 

Flowers of Vietnam: Inside Hazel Park’s Joebar is Frame, a place getting known for hosting visiting chefs. This weekend, George Azar is bringing his restaurant, Flowers of Vietnam, to Frame while his facility is under construction. Seats are going fast. July 21-23. 23839 John R Rd. 1, Hazel Park; (248) 291-5711; joebar.com

Cranbrook Art Museum: Coinciding with its new exhibit, the museum will host a one-day symposium called Uncovering the Fantasy and Magic of Alexander Girard, which will recount Girard’s influence on Detroit as an architect and interior designer. Girard was born in New York, raised in Florence, and found success in Michigan in 1937 after establishing a retail office and design space in Grosse Pointe. July 22. Free with museum admission. 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills; 248-645-3323; cranbrookartmuseum.org

Comedy Castle: As a self-declared “98 percent clean” comic, Warren B. Hall is sure to stir a laugh without the foul language. July 20-22. $10+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

DTE Energy Music Theatre: Comedian, actor, writer, and author Jim Gaffigan will perform in metro Detroit this month. Gaffigan, who debuted his fifth standup special on Netflix earlier this year, is scheduled to appear in six feature films in 2017. July 21. $29.50+. 7774 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston; 248-377-0100; palacenet.com

Ann Arbor Art Fair: Covering 29 blocks in downtown Ann Arbor, the city’s 58th annual festival is one of the largest outdoor fairs in the U.S. More than 1,000 artists will showcase their paintings, drawings, sculptures, jewelry, and more. July 20-23. Free. Downtown Ann Arbor; theannarborartfair.com

Michigan Glass Project Main Event 2017: Three days of live painting, glassblowers, jewelers, vendors, music, food, and a silent auction will benefit the Art Road nonprofit, which donates art supplies to students in Detroit public schools. July 21-23. $15+. Russell Industrial Center, 1600 Clay St., Detroit; 906-250-1517; themichiganglassproject.com

Wild Beasts Wild Wine: Guests will be offered a sampling of wines from more than 40 different local and national wineries while wandering the Detroit Zoo’s habitats and listening to live music and zookeeper lectures. Ticket price includes zoo admission and 10 wine tasting tickets. Extra tickets and food will be available for additional cost. July 21. $30+. Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak; 248-541-5717; detroitzoo.org

Queen and Adam Lambert: Back with a vengeance, Queen and Adam Lambert are taking to the stage to rock out for a 25-city arena tour. Lambert joins the British rock band as their front man to perform hits like “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “We will Rock You.” July 20. $49.50+. The Palace of Auburn Hills; 6 Championship Dr., Auburn Hills; 248-377-0100; palacenet.com

Vans Warped Tour: The liveliest traveling summer rock festival is back again — and with bigger acts. The 2017 Vans Warped Tour will feature rock, punk rock, pop, and metalcore acts like The Acacia Strain, Being as An Ocean, Gwar, and many more. July 21. $45+. The Palace of Auburn Hills; 6 Championship Dr., Auburn Hills; 248-377-0100; palacenet.com

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