January may be half over, but the list of things to do around Metro Detroit keeps growing! Here are a few of SEEN’s picks
By Arianna Endicott
Every Friday through March 7; 7—8:15 p.m. or 8:30—10 p.m.
Old Main Room #0209, 4841 Cass Ave., Detroit
Wayne State University presents a free, public planetarium show in the basement of Old Main. Visitors can learn about the night sky and view a movie across the indoor dome.
Cost: Free; reserve seats with Eventbrite starting the Sunday before the show
Motown & More: the Homes & History of Motown Legends Bus Tour
January 18, 1:15—6 p.m.
Meet at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 East Warren Ave, Detroit
This bus tour showcases places around the city linked to Motown Records and Detroit Soul Music. Tour guides will discuss the history behind each location, as well as the significance of the people who lived and worked there.
Cost: $35. Buy tickets here
Alice in Wonderland
January 19, 4—7:30 p.m.
Canton Village Theater, 50400 Cherry Hill Rd, Canton
This modern retelling of a classic tale follows Alice into Wonderland as she refuses to do her homework, and instead tries to chase a rabbit out of her father’s study. VIP packages include games and crafts during an Afternoon Tea Party.
Cost: $12—27. More info here
Cat Bingo at the Catfé Lounge
January 25, 7—9 p.m.
Catfé Lounge, 821 Livernois, Ferndale
Michigan’s first cat café invites visitors to win prizes and pet cats during the Cat Bingo events. All proceeds from the event go toward helping cats in need in the community.
Cost: $25. Buy tickets here
Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party!
January 26, 4 p.m.
Fox Theatre Detroit, 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit
Join all your favorite Sesame Street characters for an afternoon of fun! Big Bird, Elmo, Abby, Rosita and more are coming to Detroit to sing, dance and play during an interactive show experience at the Fox Theatre.
Cost: $15—60 on Ticketmaster
Cold War Kids
January 28, 7 p.m.
Majestic Theatre, 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit
The California indie rockers hit Detroit on their latest tour, behind their 2019 album New Age Norms 1
Cost: $27.50 on AXS