Sip on bourbon at Bowers Farm, trick-or-treat through downtown Rochester, watch the iconic board game “Clue” come to life on stage and more fall-fabulous things to do this weekend in Metro Detroit.
By SEEN Contributer
Clue: On Stage at Meadowbrook Theater – Friday, October 15 – Sunday, October 17
It was Ms Peacock, in the library, with the candlestick! Based on the cult classic film and the popular board game, Clue on stage at Meadowbrook Theater is a madcap comedy that will keep you guessing until the final twist. For the full schedule of performances this weekend and throughout the first weekend in November, check out the Meadowbrook Theatre calendar.
Downtown Rochester Halloween Fest – Saturday October 16
It’s going to be a spooktacular Saturday in downtown Rochester with trick-or-treating at participating retailers, a costume parade and Halloween Fest! After kids get their bags filled with candy and show off their costumes in the parade, Halloween Fest will be held at the corner of E. Third and Water Street. Enjoy a visit from Ecto 1 and the Metro Detroit Ghostbusters, games, Big Don’s Balloons, the Little Donut Factory and free pumpkins from The Linda Rea Team “pumpkin patch”.
3:30 pm – 5:00 PM Trick-or-Treat at downtown’s participating merchants
5:15 pm – Costume Parade on the way to the Fire Department
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Halloween Fest at the corner of E. Third and Water St.
Halloween Fest Event Site
Bowers Farm Bourbon & Brews – Saturday, October 16
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bourbon & Brews allows you to enjoy a fall evening sampling 200+ varieties of bourbon, whiskey, craft beer, wine and fall cocktails at Bowers Farm in Bloomfield Hills, a 97 acre farm with rolling hills, woods, and historic barns. There will be bonfires, food trucks and live entertainment, plus proceeds help support upkeep and programming at the farm. General admission tickets are $50 and include 10 drink samples, commemorative pint glass and photo. VIP tickets are $65 and include early entry plus 15 drink samples, VIP wagon ride and “Back 40” tour. This event is rain or shine, held under a tented pavilion.
Hallowcrawl – Saturday, October 16
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dress up and drink your way through various bars in downtown Royal Oak like City Tavern, 526 Main, The Morrie and many more. Tickets are from $11 – $15 and include great extra’s, shot specials, keepsake photos and more!
Check In Locations:
Royal Oak Taphouse
Profs & Pints: Festivals of the Beyond – Sunday October 17
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
“Festivals of the Beyond,” a look at the roots of Halloween and other celebrations of the dead, with Hans Hummer, professor of history at Wayne State University and award-winning teacher of courses on world history and Medieval Europe. Profs & Pints is a series of informal lectures by college professors held at local brew pubs. Tickets purchased in advance are $12. Tickets at the door are $15 (or $13 with student ID). Proof of vaccine and wearing a mask at entry. Click here for more information about Profs & Pints.
2320 Caniff St, Hamtramck
John Legend at the Masonic Temple – Tuesday, October 19
Detroit is the penultimate stop on John Legend’s Bigger Love tour, where the singer will perform career-spanning hits — including tunes from his 2020 album, also titled Bigger Love — with an 11-piece band.