Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

5 Things to Do in Metro Detroit this March

March 2, 2021

Ready to revive your social life? Check out these virtual and in-person events happening around Metro Detroit this month

By Zoe Makhool

Featured photo via @castaliacocktails

March 1-27

Quiet Moonlight: Sun Wang Solo Exhibition

gallery Photo via playgrounddetroit.com

2845 Gratiot Avenue, Detroit

1:00 – 5:00 pm

Playground Detroit is hosting contemporary artist Sun Wang’s debut solo exhibition featuring paintings addressing various social-economic and cultural struggles. Check out the exhibition by appointment on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 1-5 pm. Gallery capacity is limited to 10 people at all times and masks must be worn while inside the venue.

March 5

Healing Through Dance and Drums

drum workshopPhoto via @theatreanddanceatwayne

6:00 pm

Through the lens of African Diasporic drum and dance, Theatre & Dance at Wayne is hosting a virtual performance incorporating poetry, rhythm and expression. The show starts at 6:00 pm and ticket prices are pay-what-you-can ($10 recommended).

March 14

Birdwatching for Beginners: Wonders of Waterfowl

duckPhoto via @detroitzoo

1:00 – 3:00 pm

Join the Detroit Zoo for a free, virtual course on birdwatching from 1-3 pm on March 14. The class will cover everything from how to use field guides, binoculars, helpful apps and more. No experience or equipment necessary. Participants will be sent a Zoom link for the class ahead of the session. Register here now!

March 23-28

Ann Arbor Film Festival

Ann Arbor Film FestivalPhoto via @aafilmfest

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the oldest avant-garde and experimental film festival in North America. This year, the six-day event will be held virtually, presenting 40 programs with more than 180 films of all lengths and genres from over 20 countries. Tickets for the event can be purchased online here.

March 28

Cocktail Science Class: Molecules of Rum

rum tastingPhoto via castaliacocktails.com

Enhance your cocktail-making abilities with science during this virtual class hosted by Castalia! Tickets are $65 and include a kit containing five rum samples and five rum molecules. Kits can be picked up at Castalia during the week before the event. The online class is limited to 10 sessions (multiple people can participate at each session) and a meeting link will be provided the day before class via email.

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