From Drive-In movies and inspiring innovators at TEDxDetroit to story time at the cider mill and Motown legends in concert, check out these fun things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend!
By SEEN Contributors
TEDx Detroit – Wednesday, Nov. 10
Hear some of the best and brightest minds share their passions, ideas and incredible innovations on the main stage at the TEDxDetroit conference tomorrow. You’ll also connect with unique startups at TEDxLabs and small businesses at TEDxMarketplace and walk away feeling inspired! The best part – it is FREE to stream the event from wherever you are. For those of you who want the in-person experience, you can still get tickets for $25 to watch from the venue’s various viewing salons and experience the Labs and Marketplace, plus take part in Q & A’s. Get them here before they sell out.
Royal Oak Market: Art Fair Edition – Thursday and Friday, Nov. 11 & 12
Arts, beats, and eats — the sixth annual Royal Oak Market: Art Fair Edition has them all. Held over two days at the Royal Oak Farmers Market, the event will feature works from 60 artists, plus live entertainment, food trucks, and craft beer! Free to attend.
Monroe Street Drive-In Movie Theater opens – Friday, Nov. 12
Opening weekend movie line-up:
Friday, November 12: SPACE JAM
Saturday, November 13: SING
Sunday, November 14: F9
This partnership between Bedrock Detroit and Emagine Entertainment is one of my favorite collabs of the year! Drive-in movies with the gorgeous Detroit skyline behind you? Yes, please! The drive-in season starts this Friday, showing family-friendly films and will continue every week Thursdays through Sundays until spring 2022. Tickets are $20 per car. Reserve your spot at DetroitDriveIn.com!
Monroe Street Drive-In
32 Monroe Street, Detroit
Geology Walk with the Royal Oak Nature Society – Saturday, Nov. 13
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Looking to hit the outdoors with your kids? Do you wonder what this area looked like thousands of years ago? Why is Royal Oak so flat – or is it? Join the Royal Oak Nature Society for a geology walk at Tenhave Woods to find out the answers and more. Spots are limited to groups of 20 per walk and a mask is required. This is free to attend but pre-registration is required: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C054EABAA229-fall1
900 Normandy Rd., Royal Oak
*Meet at the south gate off of Lexington Blvd.
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Story Time at the Franklin Cider Mill – Saturday, Nov. 13
The Commodore’s – Saturday, Nov. 13
Discovered by Berry Gordy, the legendary and grammy-award winning Commodore’s are coming to Detroit! Catch them perform hits like “Brickhouse” and “Sail On” this weekend at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts. Get your tickets here.
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