It's never too early to start planning the weekend. Listed below are some of the things to do this weekend in Detroit, including events, festivals & craft shows, concerts, shows, plays, musicals, sports, trade shows and expos. For more information about any of the events listed below, check out the link listed with each category.
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Several big names are scheduled to grace Detroit-area stages this weekend, including:
- Fantasia wsg George Tandy
- The Whispers wsg Dramatics and Evelyn Champagne King
- John Mellencamp
- Kings of Leon
- Happy Together Tour
- Professional Bull Riders
- Alisa Chirco
- Thornetta Davis
- April Wine and The Rockets
There are some interesting shows scheduled this weekend, including the following plays:
- Ernie at The City Theatre in Detroit
- The Last Romance at the Purple Rose Theatre Company in Chelsea
- Hamlet as part of Shakespeare in the Park in Royal Oak
Expo Centers across the Metro-Detroit area play host to all kinds of events this weekend:
- City of Detroit - Department of Elections
- Truck Warz
- Holistic Festival
- Rubber Stamp Show
The name of the game this weekend in Metro Detroit is baseball:
Baseball: Comerica Park hosts the Detroit Tigers versus the Colorado Rockies on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.