The weekend is here! Need something to do? Here’s a list of things to get into this weekend in and around Detroit.

Friday, 5/24/13

The Mountaintop April 25- June 2
Performance Network Theatre
Times and ticket prices vary
Katori Hall’s play, The Mountain Top, tells the story of the night of April 3, 1968 at the Memphis’ Lorraine Motel which is also known as the night before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Come and watch this moving and enlightening story come to life on stage in Ann Arbor. For more information or to purchase tickets visit or call (734) 663-0681.

Memorial Day Celebration
Southfield City Hall
9:00 a.m.
The ceremony includes a presentation of colors, 21-Gun Salute, Southfield-Lathrup High School Advanced Choir performance and the playing of “Taps.” Light refreshments will be available in City Hall following the ceremony.

Top 10 Summer Wine Sampling
Whole Foods in Troy
4 p.m.
Each season our wine buyers travel the globe to bring our stores the best selection of TOP 10 wines for the summer! Stop in to sample these winners and try before you buy to take home and enjoy!

Saturday, 5/25/13

‘What You Won’t Do For Love’
The International Institute—near the College for Creative Studies
The International Institute is the place to be to see the thought provoking stage play about the struggles of separated parents raising a child together. Sponsored by Big Girl Ideas, this is an inspiring performance that touches home for a lot of people. For more information or tickets contact Octavia Lesley at 313-727-1011.

Superstars of Comedy
Music Hall
Come out and be entertained by hilarious performances from comedic stars like Capone, Red Grant and Luenell on the main stage at the Music Hall. For more information visit

Civil War Rememberance May 25-27
Greenfield Village
Celebrate and commemorate the events and those who fought in the Civil War this Memorial Day weekend. This special weekend at will include parades, artillery demonstrations and Civil War reenactments. For more information and for ticket purchases visit

Hamtramck Pop Up Fest May 25-27
Downtown Hamtramck
The streets of Hamtramck will be bustling with pop-up art galleries and events this Memorial Day weekend. This weekend fest draws and art lovers alike showing the beauty that can be bought to the usual unutilized spaces in the city. For more information please call 313- 595-5275 or visit the Facebook page, search keywords: “HPOP HAMTRAMCK.”

Detroit Neighborhood Arts Workshops
Redford Branch Library
10:30 a.m.
Middle school students with a serious interest in art and design are the start of Detroit Neighborhood Arts Workshops (DNAW). Through DNAW, these young artists develop the advanced skills they need to prepare for a strong future in the arts. Because their passion and dedication deserve high quality instructions, DNAW young artists are taught by professional College for Creative Studies Artist/Teachers. With guidance from these real life, working artist, each DNAW student begins to build the awesome personal art portfolio he/she needs order to apply to Detroit’s highest quality high school art and design programs. Students, bring 2-3 pieces of art.

2013 Movement Electronic Music Festival May 25-27
Hart Plaza
Go online to for the official line up and to purchase tickets

Sunday 5/26/13

Bliss Sunday Brunch
Finn & Porter Restaurant
11 a.m.
Bliss Sunday Brunch @ Finn & Porter Restaurant is the ultimate breakfast destination. In addition to its beautiful ambiance, Bliss Sunday Brunch has improved its already appetizing buffet, by adding Fresh Seafood, a Chocolate Fountain, MORE Soul food, and so much more! Make your reservation by calling 313-499-0100 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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