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Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

5 Things to Do in Metro Detroit the Week of April 15

Published April 14, 2019 by

This week, Metro Detroiters can take a tour of Eastern Market bars, dance classes at Mr. B’s Gastro Pub and see a rainfall of 15,000 marshmallows.

Compiled by Alexa Caccamo

April 16

Drink Detroit: Spring in Eastern Market Bar Tour

Drink DetroitVia Detroit Experience Factory

6-9 p.m.

Eastern Market Brewing Co.

2515 Riopelle, Detroit

Nothing is better than enjoying the spring weather at Eastern Market, which is why you’ll enjoy the Drink Detroit: Spring in Eastern Market Bar Tour on April 16 at 6 p.m. For three hours, guests will tour bars around Eastern Market like Eastern Market Brewing Co., Cutter’s Bar and Grill and Detroit City Distillery. Tickets start at $20 on eventbrite.com.

April 17

Wednesday Night Swing!

Dance LessonsVia Mr.B's Gastropub's Facebook

6:30-9:30 p.m.

Mr. B’s Gastropub

215 S Main St., Royal Oak

If you love dancing, then Wednesday Night Swing at Mr.B’s Gastropub is just want you need! From 6:30-9:30 p.m., guests will get dance lessons from dancers Paul Carryer and Mike Leach while jamming out to music by DJ Steve Diaz. Jazz up your Wednesday night and swing by Mr.B’s for a night full of dancing. Cover is $5 for the night, and $5 for the early lesson.

April 19

The Great Marshmallow Drop

Marshmallow DropVia Oakland County Parks and Recreation Facebook

10-11 a.m.

Worden Park

Lexington Boulevard and Crooks Road, Royal Oak

Friday’s forecast is going to be cloudy with a chance of marshmallows, because The Great Marshmallow Drop is happening on April 19 at 10 a.m. At this event, a helicopter will fly over Worden park to drop 15,000 marshmallows, and kids only need to find one for a prize. Children will participate in the following age groups: 4 and younger, 5 to 7 and 8 to 12. Admission is free.

April 20

The Refresh: Spring

Spring Cleaning EventCourtesy The Detroit Riot

2-5 p.m.

Femology Detroit

553 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit

Do some spring cleaning the fabulous way by attending The Refresh: Spring Edition. This year, The Detroit Riot is partnering with Trice Clark, a local artist and maker, to host the event and give guests a chance to restyle some of their old items stashed away in their closets. Spring cleaning doesn’t have to be dreadful, because The Detroit Riot can you help you out on April 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets start at $30 on eventbrite.com and each tickets includes appetizers, a mimosa bar and one free item to refresh.

April 21

Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Farewell Play Tour”

Tyler Perry's MadeaVia Madea's Facebook

3 p.m.

Fox Theatre

2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit

It is time to say goodbye to the woman we all know and love, Madea. On April 21, actor, playwright, filmmaker and comedian Tyler Perry will perform as Madea at Fox Theatre as part of “Madea’s Farewell Play Tour.” Perry has been playing the senior citizen Mabel “Madea” Simmons for nearly 20 years. Tickets start at $50 on Ticketmaster.

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