Mar 21, 2024 - Things to Do

Things to do this weekend in Detroit: March 22-24

Last year's Marche du Nain Rouge.

Last year's Marche du Nain Rouge. Photo: Doug Coombe, courtesy of Marche du Nain Rouge

It's a back-to-winter weekend, weather-wise. But if you get your parka out of storage, there are plenty of shenanigans to get up to. We have ideas:

👺 Watch the Marche du Nain Rouge crowds scare away the "harbinger of doom" as they parade from Second and Canfield to the Masonic Temple.

  • Sunday, with entertainment starting at noon and the parade's opening ceremonies starting at 1pm. Free!

😠 Discover if the actor who plays Roy Kent in "Ted Lasso" — Brett Goldstein — is as grumpy as his on-screen counterpart. Goldstein's stand-up tour is coming to the Fox Theatre.

⛳ Check out a new putt-putt golf pop-up hosted by Detroit Putts and Motor City Brewing Works.

  • Friday, 5-10pm; Saturday, noon-11pm; and Sunday, noon-8pm.

🖼️ Learn techniques for how to mat photos or art into frames in a Scarab Club workshop.

  • Saturday, 1-4pm. $20.

🐕 Hear what it's like to be a search-and-rescue dog finding missing people at the Henry Ford museum.

ğŸŽ¶ Head to Ypsilanti for the ska-themed Funky Rivertown Festival.

  • Friday, 7:30-10:30pm. $20.

ğŸŽ· Chill at MotorCity Wine with a backdrop of baritone saxophone sounds from Alex Harding and his quartet.

  • Saturday, 8-11pm. $5 cover.

🏈 Join a pre-NFL Draft event in Warren designed to hype up fans, with crafts, food, football drills, local marching bands and more.

  • Saturday, 10am-1pm. Free!
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