7 Things to Do This Weekend (March 11-13)

St. Patrick’s Day and Women’s History Month celebrations abound
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Catch A League of Their Own at Emagine theaters starting this Friday. // Photograph courtesy of Emagine Entertainment

Innovative Women Tour

Celebrate Women’s History Month by learning about the innovative women who have inspired and changed the world throughout history. The Henry Ford Museum’s 30-minute guided tour will highlight some of the best-known women featured within its walls, as well as shine a light on those whose stunning achievements have been overlooked by the authors of history. No cost with museum admission. Through March 27. The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn; thehenryford.org

Tammy Pescatelli

In addition to winning Comedy Central’s Standup Showdown, stand-up comedian Tammy Pescatelli has made numerous television appearances, including on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, A&E’s Donnie Loves Jenny, CBS’s The Talk, and NBC’s Last Comic Standing: The Best of the Best. Catch her live on stage this weekend as she injects relatable discussions of sports, pop culture, dating, and family life with her characteristic sarcasm and tongue-in-cheek humor. $23. March 11. The Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; themagicbag.com 

Academy Award-Nominated Live Action Short Films

Once again, the Detroit Film Theatre is offering metro Detroiters a chance to see all the year’s Academy Award-Nominated Short Films on the big screen. This weekend’s viewers will enjoy screenings from the live action category. $9.50. March 11-13. Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; dia.org

A League of Their Own

Emagine Entertainment is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series of weekly film showings that feature some of the most beloved and inspirational women in the industry. The next pick is the 1992 comedy A League of Their Own, starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, and Madonna. In this fictionalized account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, the aforementioned leading ladies portray a pair of sisters who join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed. $5. March 11-17. Various Emagine locations; emagine-entertainment.com

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Head to Greektown for the St. Patrick’s Bar Crawl this weekend. // Photograph courtesy of Bar Crawl Live

Gigi’s Cabaret

Adults ages 18 and up are invited to Gigi’s Gay Bar to experience the longest-running female impersonator show in Michigan’s history. Host Nikki Stevens will lead the cabaret house cast in presenting a delightful mishmash of entertainment encompassing stand-up comedy, musical performances, and remarkable celebrity impressions. $10. March 12. Gigi’s Gay Bar, 16920 W. Warren Ave.; Detroit; eventbrite.com

St. Patrick’s Bar Crawl

Join hundreds of participants in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on this guided bar crawl. A night of themed drinks, food and drink specials, live DJs, and no cover charges promises a good time for everyone ­— Irish or not. $20. March 12. Various venues in Detroit’s Greektown; barcrawllive.com

Leprechaun Days

Mischievous leprechauns have scattered coins throughout Canterbury Village! Kids are guaranteed lots of fun hunting down the hidden treasures, and once they’ve discovered a coin in each of the six colors, they can trade them in for a prize at one of the village shops. There will be an array of other fun activities for families to enjoy, as well. $5. March 12 and 13. Canterbury Village, 2359 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion; canterburyvillageevents.com

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