56th Annual Detroit St. Patrick's Parade
March 16 at 12:00 pm ~ Cork Town, Downtown Detroit
St. Patrick's Day is March 17th and commemorates the day St. Patrick died. While the folk of Ireland observe the day in a religious manner, The United States celebrates with Parties and parades. Detroit's St. Patrick's Day Parade takes place in the city's Corktown neighborhood, where Irish immigrants settled in the mid 1800's. The Detroit St. Patrick's Day Parade is Michigan's longest running ethnic parade. It starts at noon on Sunday, near Irish Plaza at Sixth Street and Runs west on Michigan Ave. It is expected to last approximately two hours. As might be expected, the celebration often continues after the Parade at various bars, clubs and saloons in and around the metro Detroit area.
A Wee Bit O' Irish
March 16 at 3 pm ~ Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, Dearborn
Can't make the parade downtown? Then head over to Dearborn and Join Motor City Brass Band with Special guest, Blackthorn, an Amazing authentic Irish Band. A Wee Bit O' Irish is more then a concert, it is a Show! It's guaranteed to get you in the St. Patrick's Day Spirit!
Open year around ~ 31501 Woodward Ave. Royal Oak
Join Duggan's Irish Pub and your fellow green beer drinker's to Celebrate on Monday March 17 at 7am as the doors open. There will be live entertainment playing all day, 28 beers on Tap and a wide variety of Irish foods to indulge in.
This weekend only ~ Fox Theatre, Detroit
The International percussion group Stomp will perform it's phenomenal production all weekend at the Fox Theatre. Stomp has been marked by rave reviews, numerous awards, and sell out shows. These young performers make rhythm out of anything they can get there hands on that makes a sound. Be prepared for a Unique Theatre Experience!
Yellow Door Art Market
Open year around ~ 3141 West 12 Mile Berkley
Craving an Art Fair? Well the Yellow Door Art Market is the perfect cure. Enjoy hip homemade goods from over 60 Michigan Artists. Browse all the booths and see many things from Edibles, Ceramics, Jewelry, Knitted Items, Clothing and much much more!
Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live
March 12-16 ~ Fisher Theatre, Detroit
The show takes you on a tour through Pre-historic Australia, Bringing an eye popping array of ancient creatures to life on stage. You will interact and observe extraordinary life like creatures that inhabited the globe millions of years ago. Please click the link for show times.
Mysteries of the Great Lakes IMAX
March 1 st - May 31st ~ Michigan Science Center, Detroit
Mysteries of the Great Lakes shows how it takes a drop of water nearly 400 years to travel from the headwaters of Lake Superior to the edge of Lake Ontario. Along the way, the water passes by towering cliffs, Caribou, and thousands of deep water ship wrecks. Surround your senses with the world's most spectacular scenery. Your admission includes hundreds of hands on exhibits, live stage shows, and fun experiments for a day full of adventure.
March 16 ~ The Fillmore, Detroit
Live nation presents Grammy Award singer Lorde. Her musical debut was an EP entitled "The Love Club" released in 2012 and her first single "Royals" went straight to a number one on the Top 40 list. Lorde received four nominations, in which she won Song of the year and Best Solo Performance for Royals. See Lord this weekend at the Fillmore.
Glow in the Dark Geometry Party
March 14, 15 and 20th ~ See locations below
Kids build giant shapes out of glow sticks and Styrofoam balls to launch new book Bedtime Math 2 by Laura Overdeck. March 14 @ 6 pm Barnes & Noble, 6800 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield; 7 pm Nicola's Books, 2513 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor. March 15 @ 2 pm Barnes & Nobles, 3235 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor; 4:30 pm Barnes & Nobles, 19221 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods. March 20: 7 pm Barnes & Noble, 2800 S. Rochester Road, Rochester Hills. This is free to all attendees.
Shoemaker & the Elves
March 8 thru May 4th ~ Marquis Theatre in Northville
A fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm comes to life with lively music and interactive fun at this stage show for little kids. The Shoemaker & The Elves is a classic tale of a poor, Hardworking shoemaker whose life is "transformed and enriched when visited by some magical friends". Your Child will giggle at the characters' silly, creative names and not to mention whimsical elves. This is recommend for children 3 and up.
Restaurant of the Week: Harbour House
Located in the center of Detroit's historic entertainment district, Harbour House serves up Motown's finest foods with exciting dishes and unique ambiance. At Harbour house, every dish is created using the finest ingredients. They serve only the choicest cuts of beef and freshest seafood. Nearly everyday throughout the week Harbour House provides their guests with live entertainment for a enjoyable dining experience. Please refer to the link for more information on the Harbour House.