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Things to do this weekend in Detroit: March 15-17

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It won't be quite as warm and sunny this weekend as it was earlier this week, but we're still raring to get outside.

  • Here are some ideas for how to spend your St. Patrick's Day weekend:

🚲 Get introduced to "Mad Track Cycling" β€” two-person cycling teams racing on brakeless bicycles. Championships are this weekend at the Lexus Velodrome on Mack Avenue off I-75.

  • Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $15.

🎩 Rustle up some green attire, embrace the cliché and show up to one (or more) of the St. Patrick's Day parties from Metro Times' comprehensive list.

  • Alllll weekend long, baby.

πŸ›οΈ Shop for local streetwear, art, toys and other goods at the 313 Day Detroit Art Market hosted by Extra Crispy Studios in Southwest.

  • Saturday, noon-5pm. Free!

πŸ“• Check out a launch event for "Throwbacks Home Interiors," a coffee table book that's an "inspirational guide" for using found objects in home design. It's written by the co-founders of Woodward Throwbacks, a reclaimed materials furniture and home goods store in Hamtramck.

  • Saturday, 1-5pm. Free!

🧘 Quiet your mind with a sound bowl meditation experience that's part of a self-care event series at the Detroit Foundation Hotel.

  • Sunday, noon-1pm. $10.

πŸš€ Learn about supersonic planes and space elevators at the Michigan Science Center's latest traveling exhibit, "Above and Beyond."

  • Tuesdays-Sundays through Sept. 8, 10am-4pm. Tickets start at $18.

🧽 Find out what it means to experience a Spongebob-themed rave β€” the slightly mysterious "Big Bubble Rave" β€” at Saint Andrew's Hall.

  • Friday, 9pm. Tickets start at $31.
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