Looking For Something To Do This Weekend?

people-laughing-at-eventsLooking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out these great events in your area! To find more, check out Patch.com and click on your city.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

  • Where: St. Dunstan’s Theatre 400 Lone Pine Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
  • Date: June 3, 2011 / June 4, 2011 / June 10, 2011 / June 11, 2011 / June 16, 2011 / June 17, 2011 / June 18, 2011
  • Time: 8:30pm—11:00pm
  • Next on: Today, June 16, 2011
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat!

    Before Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera, Cats, and Evita, there was Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat.  Part Bible story, part rock opera, this colorful show follows the story of Joseph, whose brothers destroy his coat and sell him into slavery. Joseph grows up and overcomes his bad luck by impressing the Pharaoh – all while teaching his brothers a great lesson.  Enjoyed by audiences all over the world, this fast paced, high energy musical will have you dancing in your seats to a variety of musical styles. This new production of Joseph features the acclaimed “Mega Mix” and is a guaranteed night of quality entertainment for the whole family.

    Ticket Prices: $20 ($18 Seniors/Students)

    Please Note: All shows are outside in the Greek Theatre and begin at 8:30.

    Approx Running Time: 90 minutes

Sunset at the Zoo

  • Where: Detroit Zoological Park, 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067
  • Date: June 17, 2011
  • Time: 7:00pm—11:30pm
  • The wildest bash at the zoo for guests 21+ takes place tonight.  Sunset at the Zoo, is a fundraising gala, that features 40 fabulous feeding stations, over 200 zoo-nique prizes, 10 water holes, live auctions and more.

  • Features: Benefit
  • Price: $125-$1500

6th Annual Champions for the Kids VIP Dinner/Auction

  • Where: The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend St, Birmingham, MI 48009
  • Date: June 18, 2011
  • Time: 5:00pm
  • Yatooma’s Foundation for the Kids will be having their 6th Annual Champions for the Kids VIP Dinner and Auction tonight.  The master of ceremonies will be Paul W. Smith.  There will be a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing, music by Simone Vitale, and a silent auction.

    Black tie is opitional.

  • Features: Benefit, Open to All
  • Price: $250 individual; $2500 patron table

16th Annual Dearborn Arab International Festival

  • Where: 13624 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126
  • Date: June 17, 2011 / June 18, 2011 / June 19, 2011
  • Time: 5:00pm
  • Next on: Tomorrow, June 17, 2011
  • East Warren Avenue between Schaefer and Wyoming, Dearborn

    FREE; Open to the Public

    Come join the 14 block’s of Fun!

    ~30 international food booths

    ~A Carnival

    ~Interactive children’s stage

    ~Arabic Merchandise

    ~Calligraphy

    ~Bread-making

    This is a FREE family-centered cultural celebration that draws more than 300,00 people each year from southest Michgan and surrounding states.

  • Features: Open to All
  • Price: FREE

Keith Finly Art Exhibition

  • Where: Lido Gallery, 33535 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009
  • Date: Daily
  • Next on: Today, June 16, 2011
  • Keith Finly Exhibtion

    June 1st through July 30, 2011

    Admission is Free/ Open to the Public

    During his academic training, Keith Finly became fascinated with traditional still lifes.  His paintings have evolved into what he now describes as portraits of fruit, vegetables, shells and flowers.

    His artistic invasive exploration of these objects, coupled with his meticulous craftsmanship, prompts the viewer to reexamine that which was thought to be familiar.

    By his untraditional use of the word Portrait, Finly wishes to convey a specific individuality to his subjects.  By their placement and size he assigns personalities to these transposed objects which now seem to convey sentiment not to be overlooked.

    For painters of his caliber, meaning is beyond subject; beyond physical artistic creation.

    As he describes it, “The purpose of the work is to initiate an appreciation of nature’s bounty at a minimal scale; one then needs to continue from there.

  • Features: Free, Open to All
  • Price: FREE

Music @ Main: Alvin Waddles

  • Where: 4600 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48323 (Library)
  • Date: June 19, 2011
  • Time: 3:00pm—5:00pm
  • Come to the West Bloomfield Public Library to enjoy a concert from Alvin Waddles, a pianist who performs with 3 Mo Tenors and the Rackham Symphony Choir.

  • Features: Free, Open to All

World of Dinosaurs Exhibit

  • Where: 39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 (The Cranbrook Institute of Science)
  • Date: Weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays
  • Time: 10:00am—5:00pm
  • Next on: Today, June 16, 2011
  • The Cranbrook Institute of Science has decided to continue their World of Dinosaurs Exhibit! Check out dino skeletons, fossils and more. The exhibit ends on September 4, 2011.

  • Features: Families, Kids, Open to All
  • Price: $10.50 adults, $8.50 children ages 2-12 & seniors, free for members and those under 2 years. It’s free for everyone the first Friday of the month after 5 p.m.

Independent Film Series: Helena From The Wedding

  • The Royal Oak Public Library continues its Independent Film Series with Helena from the Wedding today. The movie was released in 2010, and tells the story of an unexpected guest showing up at a New Year’s Party in a remote cabin and how everything starts to spiral downward.

    Please register in advance.

  • Features: Free, Open to All

Go Comedy! All Star Showdown

  • Where: Go Comedy! Improv Theater, 261 E 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220
  • Date: June 17, 2011 / June 18, 2011
  • Time: 10:00pm
  • Next on: Tomorrow, June 17, 2011
  • Go Comedy! is having their All-Star Showdown tonight.  It’s a hilarious improvised game show that the audience can participate in.

  • Price: $15

War in the Wilderness Encampment at Stoney Creek Metropark

  • Where: 4300 Main Park Drive, Shelby Township, MI 48316
  • Date: June 18, 2011 / June 19, 2011
  • Next on: Saturday, June 18, 2011
  • Stony Creek Metropark will show you what it was like to be a Native American in the 1700′s.  There will be  a replica village and a military encampment to show what it was like between Native Americans and the British and French.

  • Features: Open to All, Outdoor

Pilates in the Park – Lions Park

  • Bring a mat, towel and water. A $10 donation is requested for the tornado victims of Joplin, MO. See you at the park!

  • Features: Open to All
  • Price: $10 Donation

Bordine’s Nursery – What’s Bugging You? Class

  • Where: Bordine Nursery, 1835 S Rochester Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307
  • Date: June 18, 2011
  • Time: 10:00am
  • Bordine’s Nursery wants to help you and your lawn, garden and flowers with their bug problems. The experts at Bordine’s will help you determine what kinds of bugs are causing havoc and give you solutions on how to get rid of them.

  • Features: Free, Open to All

Friends of the Rochester Public Library 50th Anniversary Gala

  • The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library will be holding a gala to celebrate their 50th Anniversary. The evening will include dancing, a silent auction, a strolling dinner and drinks.  For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 248-375-0892.

  • Features: Open to All
  • Price: $75 per person or $140 per couple

Spa & Sangria Saturday

  • Join us for an afternoon of fun & relaxation!

    Massage ~ 15 minutes/$15

    Manicure ~ $15

    Pedicure ~ $30

    Waxing ~ $10 lip or brow / $15 both

    Sangria ~ $15 White & Red

    Schedule your services in advance @ 248-591-9463

  • Features: Open to All
  • Price: $10 – $30 based on services selected
Courtesy of Patch.com.
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