DETROIT – There’s so much more happening around town beyond Opening Day!
10 things to do this weekend in Metro Detroit
Founders Brewing 25th Anniversary Party, Friday 3-8pm: The local brewery celebrates a big birthday at the Detroit taproom. To commemorate the occasion, Founders is releasing a limited Birthday Porter. DJ Squish will be rocking the turntable and food trucks like El Taco Dojo and the Shimmy Shack will be available. Stick around for some fun giveaways. More info here.
Peppa Pig Live! (Fox Theatre), Friday 6pm: Everyone’s favorite cheeky little pig is coming to life in a brand-new live adventure. Join Peppa on a camping trip with her friends Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. Expect tons of singing, dancing and games. Tickets start at $27.50. Get tickets here.
Arts, Beats + Lyrics (Eastern Market), Friday 7pm: The traveling urban art show has made its rounds to Atlanta, Miami and Seattle, and is now making its way to Motown. Featuring a curated selection of works from underground visual artists, the show invites guests to experience art in a new and interactive way. RSVP here.
Pistons vs. Bucks (Little Caesars Arena), Friday 7pm: It’s the final home game of the regular season for our boys as they take on the Milwaukee Bucks. The Pistons are going out with a bang as they celebrate fan appreciation day. Keep an eye out for giveaways. Get tickets here.
Artrageous (Brighton Center for the Performing Arts), Friday 7:30pm: Art and music collide in this one-of-a-kind show that brings high energy action to art. Go beyond the canvas in this interactive spectacle and even get clothes splattered on in the Splatter Station. Get tickets here.
Jack White (Masonic Theatre), Friday & Saturday: Fresh off the release of his new album Fear of the Dawn, the Detroit-native is kicking off his tour in his hometown for two nights of shows. Joining him will be Olivia Jean and Sugar Tradition. Get tickets here.
Novi Home & Garden Show (Suburban Collection Showplace), Friday through Sunday: Springtime means it’s time for new home improvement projects. Get inspired from professionals covering everything from landscapers, deck and patio, roofing, waterproofing and so much more. Hundreds of booths to choose from to find the perfect contractor. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children 12 and under. More info and tickets here.
The Takeover 2 (Fox Theatre), Saturday 8pm: Old-school hip-hop reigns supreme with some of the biggest names in rap including Scarface, Mystikal, Juvenile, the Ying Yang twins and more. Get tickets here.
All Things Detroit Day (Eastern Market), Sunday 10am-4pm: The spirit of Detroit comes alive at the one-stop shop for everything local. Support small businesses and local artists with everything from clothing, jewelry, candles and much more. Enjoy live entertainment, food trucks and DJs while searching for one-of-a-kind goodies. Admission is $5. More info here.
America (Music Hall), Sunday 7:30pm: The legendary “Horse With No Name” rockers are celebrating 50 years together. They’re hitting the road after just releasing their “Half Century” collection which features eight discs of rare and never-before-heard sessions. Get tickets here.