Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

5 Things to Do in Metro Detroit the Week of April 1

March 31, 2019

Our Top 5 Things to do in Metro Detroit for the week of April 1 include the Detroit Tigers’ home opener, a Spring Art Fair, cooking with herbs and more!

Compiled by Alexa Caccamo

April 4

Detroit Tigers’ Home Opener Festival

Tigers' Opening Day FestivalVia Comerica Park's Facebook

9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Madison Avenue Festival Grounds

440 Madison St., Detroit

It’s that time of the year again, Detroiters — Opening Day! The baseball season for the Detroit Tigers kicks off on April 4. To celebrate, Dine Drink Detroit will host the Detroit Tigers’ Home Opener Festival 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Madison Avenue Festival Grounds. Help Detroit get a good start to baseball season and hang out with Dine Drink Detroit for spirits, laughs and, more importantly, baseball. Tickets start at $15 on eventbrite.com.

April 4-5

Royal Oak Farmers Market Spring Art Fair

Royal Oak Farmers MarketVia Royal Oak Farmers Market Facebook

Noon to 10 p.m.

Royal Oak Farmer’s Market

316 E. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak

Spring is the season of vibrant colors, and you can find them at the Spring Art Fair at the Royal Oak Farmers Market April 4-5. From noon to 10 p.m., visitors can browse the art of 65 featured artists. Bring your friends, family or date for a weekend filled with food trucks, drinks, entertainment and beautiful art. Admission and parking is free.

April 5

Dames Collective Detroit Morning MindFUEL

The Loft-J'adore DetroitVia Dames Collective Detroit

8-10:30 a.m. 

The Loft-J’adore Detroit

2501 Russell St., Suite 400, Detroit

Aspiring entrepreneurs, if you are sitting around your home wondering how you can grow your business, then a morning at Morning MindFUEL is the first step to achieve success. From 8-10:30 a.m., learn about tactics that will help you become the entrepreneur you want to be. Admission is free for Dames Collective Detroit members. Tickets start at $25 on eventbrite.com for non-members.

April 6

Baking with Herbs at Love & Buttercream

Love & ButtercreamVia Love & Buttercream's Facebook

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Love & Buttercream

746 E. Maple Road, Birmingham

Learn new ways to bake with fresh ingredients by attending Love & Buttercream’s “Baking with Herbs” event. From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., guests will bake 12 shortbread cookies, six flaky scones and six mini pies with herbs such as rosemary, sage and lavender. To sign up, visit loveandbuttercream.com. Admission is $75 per person.

April 7

Free Lululemon x TryFitness Community Workout

TrvFitnessVia TrvFit Fitness West Bloomfield Facebook

9:45-10:30 a.m. 

Lululemon Birmingham

101 S. Old Woodward, Birmingham

End your week on a “strong” note and join TrvFitness for a free 45-minute workout at Lululemon in downtown Birmingham. Guests will not only get a workout but a sneak peek of the workout TrvFitness will offer when it opens doors to its new studio in West Bloomfield on April 13. Spend your Sunday morning working out with TrvFitness at Lululemon. Admission is free.

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