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9 Things to Do in Metro Detroit This March

March 1, 2018

Looking for things to do in Metro Detroit this month? Check out these dining, entertainment and fashion events.


March 2-4 Autorama

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The 66th Autorama comes to Cobo Center March 2-4. Courtesy of Autorama.

Cobo Center

1 Washington Blvd., Detroit

The 66th annual Autorama will be revving up Cobo Center in Detroit March 2-4. Dubbed “America’s greatest hot rod show,” the event features vintage hot rods and other vehicles you don’t tend to see driving down the street. General admission is $20 for adults and $7 for children ages 7 to 12.


March 2-4 Oscar Shorts

Detroit Institute of Arts

5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit

See the Oscar nominees in the short animation and live action short film categories at the Detroit Institute of Arts’ DFT Auditorium. The 2018 Oscar Shorts program will screen all 10 nominees in 3.5 hours (with an intermission). General admission tickets are $9.50 and $7.50 for seniors, students and DIA members. Screenings are 7 p.m. March 2; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 3; and 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. March 4. Watch the Academy Awards March 4 to find out which films win the Oscar.


March 4 Andiamo Wedding Show

Brides-to-be can scope out wedding vendors at the Andiamo Wedding Show March 4.

Noon to 3 p.m.

Andiamo Banquet Center

7096 E. 14 Mile Road, Warren

Newly engaged? Stop by the Andiamo Wedding Show March 4 to see all the latest wedding trends. The wedding showcase will feature deejays, florists, photobooth vendors, limo services and more. One lucky guest will win a wedding dinner package worth up to $8,000 from Andiamo. WNIC radio host Jay Towers will host the event and announce the winner. Admission is free to those who pre-register online. Entry is $5 at the door.


March 10 Monte Carlo Night

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The Belle Isle Boat House is hosting a gala March 10 to raise renovation funds for the historic building. Photo courtesy Belle Isle Boat House.

7 p.m. 

Belle Isle Boat House

E. Picnic Way, Detroit

The Belle Isle Boat House is holding its annual Monte Carlo Night March 10. The gala raises funds for renovations of the 115-year-old building (formerly known as the Detroit Boat Club) and helps mobilize the boat house as venue. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased at belleisleboathouse.com.


March 11 Shine Fashion Show

2 p.m.

The Somerset Collection

2800 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy

Check out the latest children’s fashion at Variety the Children’s Charity Shine fashion show. The show at the Somerset Collection’s south rotunda March 11 benefits camp programs of FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation and Variety 4-H horseback riding. The event, co-chaired by Brooke A. Kircher and Ruthie Seltzer, features children models of FAR and Variety. Tickets start at $35 and can be bought at eventbrite.com.


Thru March 11 “Les Miserables”

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“Les Miserables” will be performed at the Fisher Theatre through March 11. Photo courtesy of Matthew Murphy.

Fisher Theatre

3011 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit

The Tony-awarding winning musical Les Miserables will be performed at the Fisher Theatre through March 11. British producer Cameron Mackintosh presents a new production of the fifth longest-running Broadway show, which tells a story of broken dreams, love, sacrifice and redemption in 19th century France. Tickets start at $45 on Ticketmaster.


March 25 Pink Concert

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Pink brings her Beautiful Trama World Tour to Little Caesars Arena March 25.

7:30 p.m.

Little Caesars Arena

2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Pink is bringing her Beautiful Trauma World Tour to Little Caesars Arena in Detroit March 25. The pop star will perform songs from her seventh studio album, featuring hits like “What About Us.” This is Pink’s first album in five years. She recently teamed up with Eminem and was featured in his latest album Revival. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $158 on Ticketmaster.


March 25 All Things Detroit

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Shop for local products and food at All Things Detroit in Eastern Market March 25. Photo courtesy All Things Detroit.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eastern Market sheds 3, 4 and 5

All Things Detroit is returning to Eastern Market March 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 6th annual event draws more than 12,000 shoppers and features over 250 local businesses. Visit sheds 3, 4 and 5 on Russell Street to find Michigan-made products, local food and artisan crafts. Tickets cost $5 or $15 to shop early at 9:30 a.m. and beat the crowd. Children under 6 get in free. Buy tickets at iloveallthingsdetroit.com.


March 28 Celani Wine Dinner

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Join Tom Celani for a wine dinner at the Rugby Grille March 28.

6:30 p.m.

Rugby Grille

100 Townsend St., Birmingham

Bloomfield Hills resident Tom Celani, owner of Celani Family Vineyards in Napa Valley, will host a wine dinner at the Townsend Hotels Rugby Grille March 28 at 6:30 p.m. The dinner features appetizers and three courses paired with Celani wines. The cost is $150 (plus tax and gratuity) per person. Reservations are required. Call 248-642-5999.


What else is going on this month we should know about? Comment below and tell us all of the other can’t-miss events happening around town. 

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