Southeast Michigan entertainment calendar Oct. 22 and beyond – Macomb Daily

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Note: Events are subject to change; check with venues for updates. Some events require proof of vaccination or negative COVID test within 72 hours prior to event.

On sale 10 a.m. Oct. 22

• “Magic of Lights”: Nov. 19-Jan. 1, DTE Energy Music Theatre, $20+.

• WWE Monday Night RAW: Dec. 27, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, $25+.

On sale 10 a.m. Oct. 23

• “Big Holiday Show”: Lil Baby, Megan Thee Stallion, Moneybagg Yo, Yung Bleu, Babyface Ray, Trick Trick and Polo Frost, Dec. 17, at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, $40+, Lineup subject to change.

On sale now

• Gold Over America Tour: featuring Simone Biles and teammates Oct. 24, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, $26.50+.

• J. Cole, 21 Savage: Oct. 25, (previously scheduled for Oct. 5), Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, $85+.

• H.E.R., Tone Stith and Maeta: Oct. 28, Fox Theatre Detroit, Detroit, $181+.

• Katt Williams: 2nd show added Nov. 28, The Fox Theatre, Detroit, $64+.

Tickets on sale at,, or the XFINITY Box Office at Little Caesars Arena.


• “Member Juried Art Show and Sale”: South Oakland Art Association’s annual event 1-4 p.m. Oct. 21, 23, 26, 28 and 30 and Nov. 2, Royal Oak Historical Society Museum, 1411 Webster Road, Royal Oak,

• Wimee’s Words Live: Anishnabe artist Kelly Church’s “Treaty Hat” 1 p.m. Oct. 23, watch live on the Detroit Institute of Arts’ Facebook page, family-friendly activity,, free.

• Denzel James Franklin Palm: Solo exhibition “Second Semester” through Oct. 29, 306 S Main St., Royal Oak,

• Macomb College Arts and Crafts Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 30, Macomb College Sports and Expo Center, 14500 E. 12 Mile, Warren, 586-445-7999,, $3 at door.

• “Life Is But A Dream”: Mixed media exhibition through Oct. 30, Galerie Camille, 4130 Cass Ave., Suite C, Detroit, reception timed tickets at Gallery hours noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

• Arabic and Islamic Calligraphy Exhibit: Through Oct. 31. Farmington Hills City Hall, 31555 11 Mile Road, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, visitors encouraged to wear masks, socially distance,

• “Reconnect”: Through Nov. 5, Huron Valley Council for the Arts, 205 W. Livingston Road, Highland Township, or call 248-889-8660.

• Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos 2021: DIA, Through Nov. 7, free with general admission, register at Museum open Wednesday-Sunday.

• Jason Revok, “Stare into the Abyss”: Through Nov. 11, Library Street Collective, 1260 Library St., Detroit, by appointment,

• “Black Is Beautiful”: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite, through Jan 16, Detroit Institute of Arts, 313-833-4005, timed entry tickets,

• James Haefner “Michigan Modern” and “Building Cranbrook: Saarinen in Michigan”: Exhibits through Jan. 9, Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, 248-645-3323. Closed Mon-Tues. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thurs., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, $10 gen. admission, $8 for ages 65+, free for ages 12 and younger, $5 for students with ID, free admission Thursdays. Walk-ins as space permits, tickets at


• Three Dog Night: 8 p.m. Oct. 22, Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, 7096 E. 14 Mile Road, Warren,, $76+.

• Tauren Wells: 7 p.m. Oct. 22, NorthRidge Church, 49555 N. Territorial Road, Plymouth, all ages, doors at 6 p.m. Tickets at, $14.95-$60+.

• Frank Turner, Nathan Gray: 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Masonic Temple Theatre, Detroit,, $42.50+.

• Bugs Bunny at the Symphony: Oct. 22-24, Orchestra Hall, Looney Tunes projected on the big screen with original scores played live, Detroit Symphony Orchestra,, $19+.

• Magic Bus: 6:30-11 p.m. Oct. 23, St. Patrick Catholic School, 9040 Hutchins Road, White Lake, The St. Patrick Knights of Columbus charity fundraiser concert,

• Golden Oak: 8-10 p.m. Oct. 23 at 20 Front Street, Lake Orion,, $18+.

• Marshall Charloff & Purple xPeRIeNCE” Prince Tribute 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township,, $40.50+.

• Farmington Community Band: “Mixed Bag of Treats” 3 p.m. Oct. 24, North Farmington High School Auditorium, 32900 W. 13 Mile Road, Farmington Hills,, 248-310-7008.

• “Women in Music”: Royal Oak Concert Band, 3 p.m. Oct. 24, Royal Oak Middle School, Dondero Auditorium, 709 N. Washington Ave., Royal Oak,, 248-561-0443,  $10 adults, $8 seniors and students.

• Music in the Heart of the City: 4 p.m. Oct. 24, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 711 S. Saginaw Street, Flint,, $10 for adults and $5 for students, masks recommended.

• Steve Forbert: 8 p.m. (doors at 7:30 p.m.) Oct 25, The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor, 734-761-1800,, $25+.

• The Four-Eyed Horsemen, MC Lars: 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Loving Touch, 22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale,, all ages, $17+.

• George Sinnott’s Dixieland Band: 7 p.m. Oct. 29, Central United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall, 3882 Highland Road, Waterford Twp., fundraiser for Tuesday Musicale, order tickets at 248-821-5246, $20.

• Tales Of Cream: Tribute band 8 p.m. Oct. 29,The Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, 248-544-1991,, all ages, $10 adv.

• “Detroit R&B Fest” featuring Tevin Campbell, Donell Jones, Ginuwine, Silk, NEXT and H-town: 8 p.m., Oct. 29, Fox Theatre, Detroit, lineup subject to change, $65+,

• Parallel Fifth: Concert Series at the Great Estate, 7 p.m. Oct. 29, Meadow Brook Hall, 350 Estate Drive, Rochester,, $30+.

• Detroit R&B Fest-Tevin Campbell, Donell Jones, Ginuwine, Silk, Next and H-Town: Oct. 29, Fox Theatre, $65+,

• Carolyn Wonderland: 8 p.m. Oct. 29, The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor, 734-761-1800,, $20+.

• Creepy Cheapy XIII: Night One and Night Two: Oct. 29-Oct. 30, Crofoot Festival Grounds, 1 S. Saginaw, downtown Pontiac,, ages 16+, $13+ each. Detroit bands masquerading and performing as legendary artists.

• Erin Zindle & The Ragbirds: 8 p.m. Oct. 30, (previously scheduled for Oct. 28), 248-544-1991,, all ages, $17 adv.

• Kool & the Gang: 8 p.m. Oct. 30, Music Hall Center, 350 Madison St., Detroit,, $55+.

• Twiztid: Doors at 7 p.m. Oct. 30, Saint Andrew’s Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit,, $29.50+.

• Elvis Costello & The Imposters: Nov. 2, Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor,, $65+.

• Emmet Cohen Trio: Dinner and show 6 and 8:30 p.m. Nov. 4, The Blue LLama Jazz Club, 314 S. Main St., Ann Arbor,, $85+.


• Bob Harris book signing: 1-6 p.m. Oct. 24, McGuckins Pub, 20130 Goddard Road, Taylor, author of “Motor City Rock n Roll of the 60s and 70s,”

• Paul Vachon: “Becoming the Motor City: A Timeline of Detroit’s Auto Industry” presentation virtual event, Oct. 27 through the Detroit Public Library,


• “Dvořák & Lee-New Worlds”: Oct. 29-31, Orchestra Hall, Detroit Symphony Orchestra,, $15+.


• South Oakland Citizens for the Homeless-Spread the Laughs: 5 p.m. Oct. 21, Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak, register at, $50+.

• Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: David Dyer, Oct. 22-23, Michael Malone, John Heffron, Nov. 11-13; at 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak,, 248-542-9900, prices vary.

• One Night Stans: Sal Demilio, Oct. 21-23; Mike Armstrong-Oct. 28-30, at 4761 Highland Road, Waterford Twp.,, $20+ each.

• Furniture Bank’s Comedy Night featuring Rocky LaPorte: 6-9 p.m. Nov. 4, Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak, includes full buffet dinner, 50/50 raffle and live auction, register at, 248-332-1300 x 206, $75+.


• Tapology Tap Festival: Oct. 21-24, events include, free screening of the international documentary film, “American Tap” at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at The Capitol Theatre, Flint; and the Tapology Concert, Sankofa at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at The Whiting in Flint,

• Shen Yun: Ancient Chinese culture music and dance, Oct. 27-31, Detroit Opera House,, $80+.

• Eisenhower Dance Detroit: “Black Out”: 8 p.m. Oct. 29-30, Oakland University Varner Recital Hall,, adv. Registration required, COVID vaccine mandate, $22 general, $12 students.


• Annual Halloween costume party: family event 5-7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Murphy Park at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. South and Osmun Street Pontiac,

• “Boo at the Burgh”: Oct. 22-23 at the Burgh Historical Park at the corner of Civic Center Drive and Berg Road in Southfield, trick-or-treating event for families with children ages 5-13, 5:30-8:15 p.m. Oct. 22 and 3:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Register for a 30-minute time slots at, 248-796-4620, $5 Southfield residents, $10 nonresidents. One adult must be present per family.

• Witches’ Night Out is 5-10 p.m. Oct. 23, downtown Oxford, with live music, “Thriller” dance lessons, shopping and dining specials, best-witch costume contest. Check in at Simple Organics in the White House Village Shops, 111 S. Washington St. Oxford. Donations collected for the charity Real Men Wear Pink,

• Halloween Bash 2021: Benefit for Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 23 at The Premier Event Center, 20400 S. Nunneley, Clinton Township, includes dinner, open bar, dessert, DJ, adv. tickets only,, 21+, $99.

• Halloween Costume Party: 2-4 p.m. Oct. 23, Grand Circus Park Dog Park, 101-157 Witherell St., Detroit, costume contest for pets, DJ, treats for pets and people,

• Monster’s Ball: 8 p.m. Oct. 23, The Russell Industrial Center, 1600 Clay St., Detroit, DJ, haunted circus performers, acrobats, glam dancers, dance floor, cash bar, midnight pizza buffet,, $25+.

• Live @ 5 Halloween Art Crawl fundraiser: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 23, at Northville Art House, 215 W Cady St., Northville, 248-344-0497,, $75.

• Fall Fest is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 23-24, Bowers School Farm, live entertainment, wagon rides, pumpkins picking, also on Oct. 29-30,

• Annual Royal Oak Spooktacular: trick-or-treating 1-4 p.m. Oct. 24 in downtown Royal Oak. Monster Mash Party noon-5 p.m. on Washington Ave. (between 4th and 6th), purchase advance tickets at, DJ, entertainment, crafts, geared for ages 12 and younger, parents do not need to purchase passes. Parking is free on Sundays,

• Halloween event: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 24, The Robot Garage, 1659 W. Hamlin Road, Suite F, Rochester Hills. The Robot Garage offers self-paced LEGO Robotics classes. Masks required, costumes encouraged, children must be accompanied by adults, register at, 248-213-9960.

• Cider in the City: 1-5 p.m. Saturdays in October, Beacon Park, 1903 Grand River Ave., Detroit,

• 11th Pig & Whiskey: Oct. 29-31, downtown Ferndale, FerndaleBBQ, whiskey, live bands,, free admission.

• Glenlore Haunted Forest: IIluminated forest with light shows, Thursday to Sunday through Oct. 30 after sunset, 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Township, timed tickets,, $25, $20 for ages 65+, $15 for ages 4-12, free for children 3 and younger.

• Halloween Stroll: Through Oct 30, select days, Canterbury Village, 2359 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion, $14.99 per person. Parking $5. Children younger than 2, military and veterans admitted free, timed tickets online,

• Fright Village: Haunted attractions through Oct. 31, Canterbury Village, 2359 Joslyn, Lake Orion,, prices vary.

• Rotten Manor: Thursdays to Sundays, through October, haunted manor, forest, hayride, 13245 Dixie Hwy., Holly,, 248-930-2835, prices vary.

• Azra Chamber of Horrors, Haunted House: through Oct. 31 at 31401 John R Road, Madison Heights,, timed ticket entry, $35+.

• Boogah & Hoogah: Halloween sing-along do-a-long show, Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m., and Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. through Oct. 31 at Somerset Collection’s North Grand Court, Troy, all ages invited to wear costumes, produced by Children’s Theatre of Michigan,

• Erebus Haunted Attraction: Through Oct. 31 and Nov. 5-6, 18 S. Perry St., Pontiac,, 248-332-7884, tickets $20-$33+.

• A Haunting in Hollygrove-Phantasm of Lights: Fridays to Mondays, through Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and Nov. 6-7, $25+ for adults, $17.95+ for ages 5-12,

• “Skeletons are Alive”: Annual Downtown Northville public art display of more than 120 skeletons through Oct. 31 in downtown Northville,

• Eloise Asylum Immersive Horror Experience: Open for season at 30712 Michigan Ave., Westland,, prices vary.


• DIA At Home: Family art projects, Neighborhood Collage and Art-Making-Stabiles, free-standing geometric sculptures. Access online to view collections and online resources,,

• Michigan History for Kids: For third- and fourth-graders, exploring history and heritage of all Michigan peoples,


• “Rons Gone Wrong”: Oct. 22+, Farmington Civic Theater, 33332 Grand River, Farmington,, 248-474-1951, $8.50+.

• “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain” (PG-13): Oct. 22+, The Maple Theater, 4135 W. Maple Road, Bloomfield Twp., 248-855-9091,, $12+.

• “On Broadway”: Oct. 22-24, Detroit Film Theatre, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, adv. Tickets and registration required at, $11+.

• Vincent Price Double Feature: “The Tingler” and “The House on Haunted Hill”: 8 p.m. Oct. 23, Redford Theatre, 17360 Lahser Road, Detroit,, $5+.

• “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”: Doors at 10 p.m. Oct. 30, Milford Independent Theater, 945 E Summit St., Milford, fundraiser for Five Points of Hope, ages 18+, $40+,

• “Breed & Bootleg: Legends of Flint Rap Music”: 7 p.m. Nov. 1, via Zoom, Royal Oak Public Library, free, registration required,,


• 57th Bloomfield Charity Antiques and Collectibles Show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 22 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 23 at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 1100 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, $12 at the door,, 248-646-5886. DuMouchelles will conduct appraisals, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $10 per item with a limit of three per person. Proceeds to benefit a charity.

• “Murder at the Masquerade” fundraiser: 6 p.m. Oct. 23, murder mystery dinner featuring the Clarkston Village Players, at OverTyme Grill & Tap Room, 4724 Dixie Hwy., Waterford Twp., fundraiser to support Waterford Youth Assistance,, $50+.

• Annual Fall Fundraiser: For Big Family of Michigan, 5:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 28, The Vintage House, 31816 Utica Road, Fraser, dinner, full bar, $75 each, 586-415-6968,,

• “A Night to Remember”: 6-10:30  p.m. Nov. 5, Edgewood Country Club, 8399 Commerce Road, Commerce Twp.,, admission is $10 at the door, fundraiser for Five Points of Hope Cancer Care Fund.


• Archaeology Day: 2-5 p.m. Oct. 23, Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills,, $9.5 -$13.

• Cranbrook House: Opens for tours through Thanksgiving weekend. Tours offered by Cranbrook House and Gardens Auxiliary volunteers at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays, 1 and 3 p.m. Sundays. Register at by 10 a.m. Friday before tour; $20, $15 for seniors (60+), students, active duty military, first responders and health care professionals.

• Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History: 315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit, 313-494-5800, reserve timed tickets at

• Rochester Hills Museum on Van Hoosen Farm: Drop-in hours noon-3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, $5 for nonmembers, students/seniors receive a $2 discount,

• Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, nonmembers $25, $22.50 seniors, youth (5-11), $18.75+, free to ages 4 and younger, membership starts at $55. COVID-19 precautions in effect. Ford Rouge Factory Tours Monday-Saturday, purchase tickets online. Greenfield Village closed for the season,

• Motown Museum: Closed due to flood damage and for expansion until Summer 2022. Pop-up store in Greektown, 580 Monroe St., Detroit,,

• Ford House: Historic estate of Edsel and Eleanor Ford, 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores. Timed entry, COVID-19 precautions;, 313-884-4222.

• Michigan Science Center: Reserve online Thursday-Sunday at 313-577-8400, COVID-19 precautions, children younger than 2 get in free, IMAX Theater extra.

• Great Estate & Gardens: Guided tour 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Meadow Brook Hall on the campus of Oakland University, Rochester. Tickets $10-$18, $7-$13 seniors 62+, $5-$10 children 6-12, free for age 5 and younger,, 248-364-6200.

• Michigan Activity Pass: Available for card holders of all Michigan public libraries, for free or discounted admission to more than 450 locations, including historic sites, cultural attractions and state parks,


• Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”: Through Oct. 24, Stagecrafters Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak,, 248-541-6430, $20.

• “Rent”: Through Oct. 24, Detroit’s Fisher Theatre, Detroit, $39+, Seats in first rows of the main floor will be available for $20 each performance with in-person purchase at the Fisher Theatre Box Office two hours prior to the show, limited to two tickets per person.

• “Some Enchanted Evening”: Through Oct. 24, Grosse Pointe Theater, 315 Fisher Road, Grosse Pointe,,, 586-779-8974, $$.

• “Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township,, $42.50+.

• “The Last Five Years” musical: 8 p.m. Oct. 29-30, Oakland University Varner Lab Theatre, Rochester,, adv. Registration required, COVID vaccine mandate, $12 general, $6 students.

• “Leading Ladies”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, through Oct. 30 and 2 p.m. Oct. 24, St Dunstan’s Theatre Guild of Cranbrook, 400 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, $20 adult; $2 discount for ages 62+ and students 18 and younger, 844-DUNSTAN,

• “Pretty Woman-The Musical”: Nov. 2-14, Fisher Theatre, Detroit,, 800-982-2787, $39+.

• “Clue: On Stage”: Through Nov. 7, at Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, 248-377-3300,, $36- $46+.

• Youth acting and improv: Online and in-person Kids Acting & Improv Workshop, ages 7-12, begins Nov. 10; Junior Theatre Class (Ages 3½-6), starts Nov. 10 at Hunter Community Center in Clawson; Acting and improv class, (ages 7-16) starts Nov. 11 at Hunter Community Center, presented by Acting Out Kids Community Theatre, prices vary. Register at, 248-302-8947 or

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