Believe it or not, January in Michigan can be fun! Check out these virtual and outdoor events happening around Metro Detroit this month
By Perry Haselden
Featured photo via Resy.com
January 1 – 31
Downtown Detroit Parks
800 Woodward Ave, Detroit
Plan a fun, outdoor activity for the whole family and go ice skating in downtown Detroit! Capacity on the ice is limited in compliance with the State of Michigan requirements and skaters are required to wear masks or face coverings, as well as practice social distancing at all times. Reservations are required via DowntownDetroitParks.com or by calling 313-963-9393.
January 6 – 31
Eastern Market Brewing Co.
2515 Riopelle St, Detroit
Skip the slopes and head straight to the Après Ski party at Eastern Market Brewing! Purchase a “lift ticket” for this exclusive, outdoor ski-themed event and enjoy 50% off draft beer on the Ferndale Project + EMBC patios. Tickets are $5 and must be purchased in advance via Resy.
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Detroit Writing Room
Set your goals for the new year with this virtual workshop led by Life Coach Hailey Zureich. During this 3-hour workshop, you will work through a series of guided exercises to help you define your core values, describe your vision and mission, set achievable goals, identify your teammates, support gaps and learn the art of “the ask”. Tickets are $99 and can be purchased via eventbrite.
When it comes to your health, you have to trust your gut. Join us on January 22nd for a free, virtual discussion with local health experts about gut health and how it affects your entire body. Register now to secure a spot!
Join SEEN Fashion Director, Rachel Schostak and Stacie Bernard, Founder and CEO of Stacie Blair Styling, for a night of style tips and trends to get your wardrobe ready for 2021. Hear what the trend reports are saying, come with questions about your own personal style, and have a chance to win a Petite Shop styling package from Stacie Blair Styling! This event is free, but space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot here.
30715 W 10 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills
Enjoy delicious food and explore new world wines with Chef Ernesto Antopia of Café Cortina and Alberto Lataliste, Brand Ambassador for Avid and Meadowcroft Wineries. Tickets are $145 per person and include a 5-course meal, paired with 5 wines. Masks and social distancing are both required.
4 – 5 pm
Zingerman’s Cornman Farms
8540 Island Lake Road, Dexter
Create a cheerful centerpiece to brighten up your home this winter! Chelsea Hohn from Wildscape Floral Co. will teach you how to create an artful, long-lasting arrangement with fresh florals, using sustainable techniques and tips. Each $85 ticket includes a floral kit and a Cornman Farms take-and-bake chocolate runny cake.