Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

5 Things to Do in Metro Detroit the Week of April 8

April 7, 2019

This week brings a filmmaker community mixer for movie lovers, food truck rally for foodies and “The Sound of Music” for Julie Andrews fans.

Compiled by Alexa Caccamo

April 9

Filmmaker Community Mixer

Filmmaker MixerVia Hamlin Corner's Facebook

7-10 p.m. 

Hamlin Center

386 N Main St., Royal Oak 

Movie goers, this one is for you! The Filmmaker Community Mixer, hosted by the Royal Starr Arts Institute, will take place at Hamlin Corner on April 9 from 7-10 p.m. Aspiring filmmakers will have a chance to network with each other and grow the filmmaking community. Tickets are available on rscommunity.eventive.org. There is no charge.

April 10

Food Truck Rally

Food TruckVia Royal Oak Farmers Market Facebook

5-9 p.m.

Royal Oak Farmers Market

316 E. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak

Calling all foodies! On April 10, the Royal Oak Farmers Market will have a Food Truck Rally from 5-9 p.m. Celebrate Hump Day the right way by trying out tasty food from some of Michigan’s finest food trucks.

April 11

Dining Out For Life – Detroit

Dining Out for LifeVia Dining Out For Life

All Day

On April 11, Matrix Human Services, a Detroit social service organization, is hosting Dining Out for Life. The fundraiser supports Matrix Human Services’ mission to impact the lives of local children and families in need. Select restaurants in Detroit will be donating a percent from food and beverages sales that day. If you want to give back by dining out, stop by the following restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Breakfast: Brooklyn Street Local

Lunch: Brooklyn Street Local, HopCat, Grey Ghost, Second Best, Kola, BESA

Dinner: Brooklyn Street Local, Bangkok 96 Street Food, HopCat, Kola, Mudgies, Grey Ghost, BESA, Coop, Second Best

April 13

Wannabe ’90s Bar Crawl

90s Bar CrawlVia Evenbrite for Organizer's Facebook

1-6 p.m.

Royal Oak

Royal Oak is going to be “all that and a bag of chips” on April 13, because Detroit Crawls is hosting a “Wannabe ‘90s Bar Crawl” from 1-6 p.m. If want to drink to ‘90s sitcom references with your fanny packs and Doc Martins, stop by Royal Oak this Saturday night. Tickets start at $25 on eventbrite.com.

April 13-14

“The Sound of Music”

The Sound of MusicVia The Sound of Music on Tour's Facebook

2 p.m. 

Fox Theatre

2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Detroit is alive with the sound of music! From April 13-14, the Fox Theatre will present “The Sound of Music.” Spend a weekend singing with Maria, Captain von Trapp and the von Trapp children to favorites such as “Do-Re-Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” “My Favorite Things” and more. “How do you solve a problem like” having no plans for the weekend? Spend it with the cast of “The Sound of Music.” Tickets starts at $30 on Ticketmaster.

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