7 Things to Do This Weekend (May 6-8)

Mother’s Day festivities, UFC on the big screen, and the Michigan Flower & Home Improvement Show
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See lightweight champion Charles Oliveira — pictured above at UFC 269 — face Justin Gaethje during UFC 274. // Photo by Al Powers / ESPN Images

Kings of Soul

Vocalists Chester Gregory, Darren Lorenzo, and Michael Lynche take to the Orchestra Hall stage this weekend for Kings of Soul. The show, which is conducted by Jeff Tyzik, will feature a number of soulful songs by artists such as Marvin Gaye, James Brown, The Temptations, and more.  $19+. May 6-8. Orchestra Hall at Max M. Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; dso.org

Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen

This documentary tells the story of how the 1971 musical film Fiddler on the Roof came to be. Directed by Oscar-nominated documentarian Daniel Raim and narrated by actor Jeff Goldblum, Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen includes behind-the-scenes footage, never-before-seen images, and interviews with Fiddler on the Roof director Norma Jewison, Chaim Topol, who played Tevye, and more. $9.50 general admission; $7.50 for students, seniors, and DIA members. May 6-8. Detroit Film Theatre, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; dia.org

UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje  

This weekend’s big fight is showing at seven different Emagine locations. Current lightweight champion Charles Oliveira faces off against former interim titlist Justin Gaethje in the main event. UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas also faces top contender Carla Esparza. $25. May 7. Emagine; visit emagine-entertainment.com for locations

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Shop vintage and designer resale at The Lowry Estate’s Garden Party. // Image courtesy of The Lowry Estate

The Lowry Estate Garden Party // Honoring Mother’s Day

Stop by The Lowry Estate from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. this Saturday for a special sip n shop event in honor of Mother’s Day. Taking place in The Lowry Estate’s courtyard, the event will include new summer arrivals, a great sales rack, and a preview of the vintage and designer resale shop’s forthcoming Little Ladies in Lowry line. The line — which is a collaboration between The Lowry Estate owner Corliss Elizabeth Williams and her 5-year-old daughter, Amelia — officially launches in June. Customers can also shop online for curbside pickup at the event. No cost. May 7. The Lowry Estate, 23023 Orchard Lake Road, building F, Farmington; thelowryestate.com

Art Birmingham

Produced in association with the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Art Birmingham is now in its 41st year. Among the many participating creatives in this year’s event are Karin Wagner Coron, a mixed-media artist from Ypsilanti; painter Michelle Detering of Lansing; Rochester Hills photographer James W. Parker;  and Ryan and Kaitlyn Lawless of Detroit ceramics company Corbé. The event will also include live entertainment, an art activities area, and food trucks and tents. No cost. May 7 and 8. Streets surrounding Shain Park, 270 W. Merrill St., Birmingham; theguild.org

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Stop by the Michigan Flower & Home Improvement Show at Canterbury Village this weekend. // Photograph courtesy of Canterbury Village

Michigan Flower & Home Improvement Show

Find big deals on perennials, annuals, flats of flowers, indoor flowers, and more at the Michigan Flower & Home Improvement Show. Dozens of home experts will also be at this weekend event. No cost. May 7 and 8. Canterbury Village, 2359 Joslyn Ct., Orion Twp., flowerandhomeimprovementshow.com 

Free Popcorn for Mom

Moms snack for free this Mother’s Day at all Emagine locations. The movie theater chain is offering a free 44 oz. popcorn with the purchase of any concession item. This weekend’s features include the films Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Everything Everywhere All At Once, The Bad Guys, and more. $9 for movie tickets; concession prices vary. May 8. Emagine; visit emagine-entertainment.com for locations.

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