Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Month: Late January

January 17, 2020

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

Public Planetarium Shows at Wayne State

Every Friday through March 7; 7—8:15 p.m. or 8:30—10 p.m.

Old Main Room #0209, 4841 Cass Ave., Detroit

Public Planetarium Shows at Wayne StateVia Wayne State University Planetarium's Facebook

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

Motown Bus TourVia eventbrite.com

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

Canton Village TheaterVia Canton Village Theater's Facebook

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

Cat Bingo at the Catfé LoungeVia Catfé Lounge's Facebook

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

Via Sesame Street Live's Facebook

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

Cold War Kids DetroitVia Cold War Kids' Facebook

The California indie rockers hit Detroit on their latest tour, behind their 2019 album New Age Norms 1

Cost: $27.50 on AXS

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