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• “I Love the 80’s to Death”: Oct. 27, Andiamo Livonia, Rockin’ Murder Mystery and Dinner event, 38703 W Seven Mile Road, Livonia,, $79.95+.

On sale 10 a.m. Sept. 23

• All-Star Comedy Festival featuring comedians EarthQuake, Guy Torry, Arnez J., Adele Givens, Don DC Curry, Ryan Davis and Henry Coleman: Second performance added at 10:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Fox Theatre, Detroit, (in addition to 7 p.m. Oct. 15), $59+.

• “Baby Shark Live!”: Dec. 2, Fox Theatre, Detroit, $19.50+.

On sale 10 a.m. Sept. 27

• Disney On Ice- “Frozen” and “Encanto”: Feb. 16-19, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, $25+.

On sale 10 a.m. Sept. 30

• “TINA – The Tina Turner Musical”: Dec. 6-18, Detroit Opera House, $35 – $140+.

Note: Events are subject to change; check with venues for updates. Some events require masks, proof of vaccination or negative COVID test within 72 hours prior to event. Tickets on sale at,, or the XFINITY Box Office at Little Caesars Arena.


• Fire & Flannel Fest: Sept. 22-25, downtown Wyandotte in the Yack Arena Parking Lot and city streets, carnival, fire magic acts, live chainsaw carvings, Jack Pine Lumberjack shows, axe throwing, glass blowing, food trucks, crafts vendors, beer tent and live music, beard contest is at 7 p.m. Sept. 23, festival is free to attend, fees for carnival and axe throwing,

• 14th Annual DIY Street Fair: 6 p.m.-midnight Sept. 23, 11 a.m.-midnight Sept. 24 and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 25, downtown Ferndale,, free admission.

• Funky Ferndale Art Fair: 3-7:30 p.m. Sept. 23; 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 25, 100 juried artists and 30 authors,  9 Mile, west of Woodward Ave., Ferndale,

• Waterford Mad Music & Art Festival: 2-7 p.m. Sept. 24, Hess-Hathaway Park, 825 S Williams Lake Road, Waterford Twp., live music, art projects for youth, food trucks,, free admission.

• Village of Rochester Hills 20th Anniversary Celebration: Noon-9 p.m. Sept. 24, The Village of Rochester Hills Shopping Center, 104 N. Adams Road, Rochester Hills, free family activities, free donuts and cider, children’s arts and crafts, stilt walkers, games, music by Trio Grande from noon-4 p.m. DJ’s, food trucks, “Cheers to 20 Years” is at 6 p.m. followed by a free concert by Mega 80s. Beer Garden is at 5 p.m. with funds donated to The Rainbow Connection,

• Bourbon & Brews Craft Brews and Bourbon Festival: Sept. 24, Bowers School Farm, 1219 E Square Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills,, sessions are 3-6 p.m. or 7:30-10:30 p.m. $40+.

• Septemberfest: Sept. 24-25, downtown Ortonville, arts, crafts and food vendors, children’s play area, live music, find Septemberfest on Facebook at, free admission. Ortonville Lions Club Beer Tent is 4-9 p.m. Sept. 22; 4 p.m.- close, Sept. 23 with The Versonics at 8:30 p.m.; noon-close Sept. 24 with The Sarah Regal Band at 8:30 p.m.; and noon- 6 p.m. Sept. 25 with Lance Sherwood at 1 p.m. 5K walk is at 8:30 a.m., Sept. 25,

• Michigan Fall Fest: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 24 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 25, Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Road, Orion Twp.,  family-friendly event features cider and donuts from Yates Cider Mill and fall-focused children’s games, pumpkin decorating, bounce houses, petting zoo, food selections and live music throughout the weekend. Kids costume contest both days at 4 p.m. Canine costume contest and parade both days at 2 p.m., Tickets are $5 in advance for ages 5+; $8 at the door. Active members of the military, veterans and ages under five admitted free. Parking is $5.

• South Lyon Pumpkinfest: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 24 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 25, craft show, games, Ultimate Air Dogs entertainment, booths, vendors, pie eating contest, parade is at 10 a.m. Sept. 24,

• North American International Auto Show: Sept. 17-25, Detroit Riverfront,, $20 for ages 13+, $10 for ages 3-12, $12 for ages 65+, free for ages 2 and younger with parent or guardian, family pass is $50.

• The Michigan Renaissance Festival: Weekends through Oct. 2, 12600 Dixie Hwy., Holly, Themed weekends include Harvest Huzzah, Sept. 24-25 and final weekend includes Festival Friday, Sept. 30 and Sweet Endings Oct. 1-2.

• Taste of Clarkston: Noon-6 p.m. Sept. 25, downtown Clarkston,, more than 50 restaurants and exhibitors, Taste tickets can be purchased onsite the day of the event – 10 tickets for $10.

• American Speed Festival: Sept 29- Oct 2 at M1 Concourse, 1 Concourse Drive, Pontiac,, prices vary, younger than 12 admitted free.


• Ari Hest: 8-10 p.m. Sept. 23, at 20 Front Street,  Lake Orion,, $20+.

• Bomba Estereo with Madame Vacicle: 7 p.m. Sept. 23 The Majestic Theatre, 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit,, $35+.

• 3 Tribute bands – Bad Company by Band Co.; Rolling Stones by Shattered and The Doors by The Detroit Doors: 7 p.m. Sept. 23, The Token Lounge, 28949 Joy Road, Westland,, ages 21+, $15-$80+ adv.

• Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular: Sept. 23, Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, 7096 E. 14 Mile Road, Warren,, 586-268-3200, $32-$58+.

• Dwight Adams Quintet: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 23, Blue LLama Jazz Club, 314 S. Main St., Ann Arbor,, dinner and show-$75+ adv.

• Dueling Pianos: 8 p.m. Sept. 23, Younger’s Irish Tavern, 120 S. Main St., Romeo,, $25+.

• Anastasia Rizikov, pianist; Dianne Hartman, composer “My Child Suite for Orchestra”: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24, O’Leary Auditorium, 6500 Middlebelt Road, Garden City,, gen adm. $30, seniors-$25, students-$10.

• Doobie, Caskey: Sept. 24, doors at 7 p.m. The Loving Touch,  22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale,, all ages, $20-$100.

• Pavement: 7 p.m. Sept. 24, Masonic Temple Theatre, Detroit,, $49+.

• Jim and Susie Malcolm “Auld Toon Shuffle: Songs from Scotland”: 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Huron Valley Council for the Arts gallery, 205 W. Livingston Road, Highland,, doors at 6:30 p.m., $20 at the door and $15 advance for adults, $5 for students.

• River Sight & Sound Concert Series: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 24, Clinton River Park, 1 Crocker Blvd, Mt Clemens,

• The Whiskey Charmers: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24, The Hawk Community Center, 29995 W. Twelve Mile Road, Farmington Hills,, $20+ adv., whiskey for sale at the show for ages 21+.

• Singing Justice – “Recovering the African American Voice in Song”: 2 p.m. Sept. 25, First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak, 529 Hendrie Blvd., Royal Oak,, highlights the creative contributions of Black poets, singers, and composers, and features performers from the University of Michigan,, free admission.

• Anastasia Rizikov, pianist: 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo St., Rochester,, suggested donation of $15.

• Iceage, Earth: Sept. 26, El Club, 4114 W. Vernor Hwy., Detroit,, $32.50+.

• Vertical Concert featuring Spacecat: 7-9 p.m.Sept. 28, Royal Park Hotel, 600 E University Drive, Rochester. Spacecat will perform on the banks of the Paint Creek,,, prices vary.

• Brooks Nielsen (from The Growlers): Sept. 28, The Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, doors at 7 p.m.,, all ages, $30+ adv., day of $35+.

• Ethan Daniel Davidson: 7-10 p.m. Sept. 29, Third Man Records, 441 W Canfield St., Detroit,, celebrating new album release, set for Sept. 30.

• Oakland University Brass Band with Owen Farr, tenor horn: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Troy Athens High School, 4333 John R Road, Troy,, $8 students, $10 general.

• Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, The Berman Center for the Performing Arts, 6600 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield Twp.,, $36+.

•  Trash Taste: 7 p.m. Sept. 30, Royal Oak Music Theatre 318 W 4th St, Royal Oak,, $45+.

• Journey Tribute ft. Captured Detroit: 8 p.m. Sept. 30, Younger’s Irish Tavern, 120 S. Main St., Romeo,, $25+.

• Alec Benjamin: 7 p.m. Sept. 30, Masonic Temple Theatre, Detroit,, $$.

• Uptown Friday Night Concert Series: 7-9 p.m. Fridays, through Sept. 30, Fountain Stage, Macomb Place, Mt. Clemens,

• Stephanie Lambring, Ken Yates: 8 p.m. Sept. 30, The Ark, 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor,, $20+.

• Scotty Austin (former singer of Saving Abel): 7-11 p.m. Oct. 1, Diesel Concert Hall, 33151 23 Mile Road, Chesterfield,, $25+.

• Palaye Royale, Mod Sun: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E Congress St., Detroit, $32+,


• Detroit Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Hawk Community Center Mainstage Theatre, 29995 W. Twelve Mile Road, Farmington Hills. Reserve a seat for the free concert at

• Emanuel Ax, pianist-Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Sept. 30-Oct. 2, Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 313-576-5111,, $15-$105+.


• Erebus Haunted Attraction: Season opens Sept. 23, at 18 South Perry St., Pontiac. New this year: Alien Attack-The 2nd Wave, Torched Earth and the Open Portals. Dates open are Sept. 23-24, and Sept. 30, Oct. 1-2, 6-9, 12-16, 18-31; and Nov. 4-5. Tickets at, 248-332-7884.

• Emagine’s Ghosts on the Balcony Haunted Theatre: Grand opening and 2021 “Halloween Kills” Q&A screening is Sept. 29, featuring James Jude Courtney, “Michael Myers” from the “Halloween” franchise. The public VIP Q&A screening is at 7 p.m. at Emagine Palladium, 209 Hamilton Row, Birmingham,, $11 tickets. A portion of proceeds from popcorn sales will benefit Jay’s Juniors. Ghosts on the Balcony Haunted Theatre will be open to the public Oct. 1-30 at Birmingham 8, powered by Emagine, 211 S. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham.


• “Bon Appétit!” 20-minute opera: 4 p.m. Sept. 24, University Presbyterian Church, 1385 S. Adams Road, Rochester Hills, with Alta Boover, mezzo-soprano, as Julia Child,, free admission.


• “Bright Star” musical: Through Sept. 24, Avon Players, 1185 Washington, Rochester Hills,  Friday/Saturday performances 8 p.m., Sunday matinee 2 p.m.,, 248-608-9077, $30+.

• Great Lakes Luau: 6 p.m. Sept. 24, at Novi Civic Center Theatre, 45175 Ten Mile Road, Novi,, (313)389-6445‬, $65 adult/$25 children.

• “Nutcracker-The Magic of Christmas” Open Auditions: Noon, Sept. 24, Rhythm Pointe Dance Academy; 50685 Mound Road, Shelby Township, 586-726-9565, Tickets are required for the performance at the Fox if cast in the ballet.

• “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”: Through Sept. 25, sensory-friendly performance is 2 p.m. Sept. 24, Grosse Pointe North High School, 707 Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods, Grosse Pointe Theatre performance,, $30+, ($20+ for sensory-friendly show).

• “Arsenic and Old Lace”: Through Sept. 25, Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m., Sunday shows at 2 p.m., Birmingham Village Players, 34660 Woodward Ave., Birmingham. 248-644-2075,, $25+.

• “On Golden Pond”: Through Sept. 25, Snug Theatre, 160 Water St., Marine City,  River Bank Theatre production; 810-278-1749,, $30+.

• “Little Shop of Horrors”: Sept. 30- Oct. 23, Baldwin Theatre, 415 South Lafayette, Royal Oak,, 248-541-6430, Tickets are $38 for performances on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and $28 on Thursdays.

• “Arabic to English”: Sept. 30-Oct. 23, Theatre Nova, 410 W. Huron St., Ann Arbor,, 734-635-8450, $22+.

• “Little Shop of Horrors”: Oct. 5-30, Meadow Brook Theatre, 378 Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, prices vary, season tickets available,

• “Schoolhouse Rock Jr.”: 7 p.m. Oct. 7; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 8; 2 p.m. Oct. 9, presented by Huron Valley Community Theater at Milford High School Little Theater, 2380 S. Milford Road, Highland Twp.,, gen. adm.-$12, $8 for seniors and students.

• “Fiddler on the Roof”: Oct. 11-16, Fisher Theatre, Detroit,, $30+.

• “Mud Row” by Detroit playwright Dominique Morisseau: Through Oct. 30, opening show for new location, Detroit Public Theatre at 3960 3rd St. at Selden,, (313) 974-7918, $35-$52.50+.


• Detroit Month of Design-Cranbrook Chair Show Opening Reception is 5-10 p.m. Sept. 23, First National Building, 660 Woodward, Suites 6 and 7, Detroit,

• “Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos 2022”: Sept. 24-Nov.  6, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 313-833-4005,

• Conversation: Tyrrell Winston & Che’ Pope, Moderated by Laura Mott, Chief Curator: 6 p.m. Sept. 24, Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, 248-654-3323,

• Detroit Month of Design: Book Launch! “My Robot Gets Me: How Social Design Can Make New Products More Human”: 3-5 p.m. Sept. 24, First National Building, 660 Woodward, Suites 6 and 7, Detroit,

• Mignonette Yin Cheng “Duets-watercolor and collage: Noon-5 p.m. Sept. 24, art show and sale, The Michigan Art Gallery, 5138 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti,

• Tyrrell Winston “A Tiger’s Stripes”: Through Sept. 25, Also, “Whatever Gets You Through the Night”-Selections from the Mott-Warsh Collection and Tunde Olaniran-“Made a Universe” exhibits through Sept. 25, Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills,

• Detroit Month of Design-Design Visions: 1 – 3 p.m. Sept. 28, Shinola Hotel Living Room, 1400 Woodward Ave., Detroit, featuring artist Cristin Ríchard, founder of House of RAW (House of Research and Worldview), $50 tickets, registration required,

• The FET!SH Project: Through Sept. 30, Andy Arts, 3000 Fenkell Road in Detroit,,

• “Fall in Love with Figurative Art”: Through Sept. 30, Art Leaders Gallery, 33086 Northwestern Hwy., West Bloomfield Twp. Figurative art by world-renowned artists Anna Razumovskaya, Hessam Abrishimi, Kerri Warner, more. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission is free,

• “Where it All Began” paintings by Detroit native Josh Moulton: Exhibit through Oct. 1, The Gallery at the Anchor Building at Trader Todd’s Marina, 24030 Jefferson, Saint Clair Shores, tradertoddsmarina/events, 586-776-5650.

• 24th Annual Fine Art Show: Oct. 1-22 at the Bennett Civic Center Library, Livonia, presented by The Livonia Arts Commission,

• Van Gogh in America exhibit: Opens Oct. 2, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 313-833-4005, 74 authentic Van Gogh works from around the world, Tickets on sale.

• “Everything is a Portal”: An experimental theatre performance featuring Tunde Olaniran: Rescheduled to Oct. 7-8. Reservations have been transferred from the previous dates: Sept. 9 attendees are now scheduled for Oct. 7 and Sept. 10 attendees are now scheduled for Oct. 8. To cancel reservations, email

• Paul Verdell, “Forty Acres”: Through Oct. 8, Library Street Collective, 1260 Library St., Detroit,

• Mineral & Fossil Show: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 7; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 8 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 9, Macomb Community College South Campus/Expo Center, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren, hosted by the Michigan Mineralogical Society, presented by Cranbrook Institute of Science, $3-$9. Parking is free,

• A2 Artoberfest: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 8 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 9,  N. Fourth Ave. (between Huron + Catherine) and Ann Street, (between Main and Fifth Ave.), downtown Ann Arbor, jury-selected artists, live entertainment, food and beverage vendors, art activities.

• Anton Art Center’s “Annual Artists’ Choice Show”: Exhibit through Oct. 13, Anton Art Center, 125 Macomb Pl., Mount Clemens, Petitpren Community Gallery on the Art Center’s Second Floor,

• “Immersive Klimt Revolution”, digital art exhibition: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.through Oct. 16, Lighthouse ArtSpace Detroit, 311 E Grand River Ave., Detroit,, $34.99+ with timed and flexible options.

• Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Detroit, digital art exhibition: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. through Oct. 16, (extended) at Lighthouse ArtSpace Detroit (Harmonie Club), 311 E. Grand River Ave., Detroit, 1-844-307-4644,, $39.99+; 24.99+ for ages 16 and younger.

• The Electrifly Detroit Augmented Reality Mural Festival: Through Oct. 31, presented by BrandXR, a series of interactive public art installations in several Detroit locations including: Boston-Edison District, Karasi Education Center, Eastern Market District, 8 Mile District, The REEF Detroit, New Center, Tangent Gallery, Greektown District, The Elephant Room, Woodbridge District, Armageddon Beachparty Lounge, Capitol Park District, Brush Park District, The Scott at Brush Park, Midtown District, The Hamilton Midtown. Also at Ventimiglia Italian Foods in Sterling Heights and locations in Ann Arbor and Battle Creek. Viewers can download the Electrifly Augmented Reality Art App for free and visit the public murals,

• BBAC art exhibits: Sabrina Nelson –”I Had a Prayin’ Grandmother”; Birmingham Society of Women Painters – “Expanding Our Views” Deborah Eyde – “Marrow” and art by students of Andrea Tama, exhibits through Nov. 3, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, 1516 S. Cranbrook, Birmingham, Gallery Hours are  9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Saturday.

• Soulful Rhythms Art Show: Through Nov. 5, Umoja Fine Arts, 16250 Northland Drive, Suite 102, Southfield,

• “The Immersive Nutcracker”: Opens Nov. 19, Lighthouse ArtSpace Detroit, 311 E Grand River Ave., Detroit,, $29.99+.

• Inside|Out 2022 on view through Nov. 30, high-quality reproductions from the DIA’s collection are at outdoor venues throughout metro Detroit,• “Constellations & Affinities”- Selections from the Cranbrook Collection: Through Dec. 31, Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills,, 248-645-3323.

• “Conscious Response-Photographers Changing the Way We See”: Through Jan. 8, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, advanced reservations are required to visit the museum, 313-833-4005,

• Van Gogh’s Artistic Roots-The Hague School and French Realism: Exhibit through Jan. 29, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 313-833-4005, advanced reservations are required,

• The Hawk Makerspace: The Hawk – Farmington Hills Community Center, featuring craft space, specialized equipment including a laser cutter, 3D printer, and sewing lab. Makerspace users may purchase passes to use the equipment during Open Studio hours. Classes that currently have openings include Build Your Own Bandsaw Boxes, Shaker-Style Tables, Beginner Sewing, more,,-explore-learn/the-hawk/amenities/faq-hawk-makerspace-august-2022.aspx.


• Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: Jared Freid-Sept. 22-24; Joe List-Sept. 29-Oct. 1, at 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak,, 248-542-9900, ages 18+, prices vary.

• One Night Stans: Jeff Shaw-Sept. 22-24; Steve Lind- Sept. 29; Craig Gass-Sept. 30-Oct. 1, at 4761 Highland Road, Waterford Twp., OneNightStans.Club, 248-249-1321, prices vary.


• “Diva” (40th anniversary): Sept. 23-25, Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts,, $11+.

• 5th Annual “Noir City-Detroit”: Sept. 23-25, 8 noir film titles hosted by Eddie Muller, Redford Theatre, 17360 Lahser Road, Detroit, 313-537-2560,, all-access pass, $40 each.

•  “See How They Run” (PG-13);  “Don’t Worry Darling” (R): Sept. 23+, Farmington Civic Theater, 33332 Grand River Ave., Farmington,, 248-474-1951, $8.50+ gen. adm., $5.75 matinees.

• “Don’t Worry Darling” (R): Sept.23+, Milford Independent Cinema, Milford,, $7+.

• “Blonde” (NC-17); “Don’t Worry Darling” (R): Sept. 23+, The Maple Theater, 4135 W. Maple Road, Bloomfield Twp., 248-855-9091,, $12+.

• Halloween Kid’s Film Series- “Hotel Transylvania” (2012): Sept. 23-29, Emagine Theatres, $3 each.

• Open caption screenings “Don’t Worry Darling” (R): Sept. 25 and Sept. 28, Emagine Theatres,

• Central Cinema- “The Art of Racing in the Rain”: 6 p.m. Oct. 1, Waterford Central United Methodist Church, 3882 Highland Road, Waterford Twp., 248-681-0040,, free, monthly family-friendly movie, followed by a brief discussion of the film.

• “Napoleon Dynamite Live!”: 7 p.m. Oct. 2, Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts, Pontiac,, film screening followed by a discussion with cast members, $35+.

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