Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2017

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Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2017 – Events, activities, and fun things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit. Weekend of January 20, 21, and 22, 2017.


There are plenty of fun things to do in and around Metro Detroit this weekend. This list will try to highlight some of the weekend events Metro Detroit – big and small – for kids and families. I’m going to be using this Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2017 article to post events and activities that are either free, or at least family affordable.

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Friday, January 20, 2017 through Sunday, January 22, 2017
Detroit Weekend Events – Motown Winter Blast 2017
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Motown Winter Blast is Detroit’s celebration of winter experiences, dining, music and family fun. The three-day festival hours will be Friday from 4p-11p, Saturday from 11a-11p and Sunday from 11a-9p. Preview Winter Blast 2017 or visit the Motown Winterblast website or call 313-963-8418.

Thursday, January 19, through Sunday, January 22
Novi Weekend Events – Michigan Winter Dog Classic 2017
Suburban Collection Showplace (46100 Grand River, Novi, MI. 48374, 248-348-5600)
The Michigan Winter Dog Classic Novi 2017 will feature over 7000 dogs from more than 160 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, the Oakland County Kennel Club and the Livonia Kennel Club. There will be plenty of interactive demonstrations and exhibitions. More info…

Friday, January 20, 2017 through Sunday, January 22, 2017
Rochester Weekend Events – Fire and Ice Fest 2017
Downtown Rochester, Michigan (Third & Water Streets)
Fire and Ice Fest provides free family fun in Downtown Rochester. Events include fireworks, TasteFest, tube sledding, snow shoeing and cross country skiing, dog sled rides, ice skating, broom ball exhibition, ice sculptures and more! Fire and Ice Festival schedule of events. Fire and Ice Festival Hours are from 5p-9p on Friday, 10a-9p on Saturday and 9a-5p on Sunday. UPDATE – Fire and Ice 2017 will go on no matter what the weather. Due to warm weather being forecast for the event, the following Fire and Ice activities will not take place this year due to the anticipated warmer temperatures include tube sledding, ice skating, snow shoeing, and cross country skiing.

Now through January 22
Detroit Weekend Events – North American International Auto Show
Cobo Center (1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226)
At NAIAS you have the opportunity to see up-close the vehicles and technologies that will shape the future automotive landscape. From muscle and electric cars, to high-performance supercars and full-size trucks, NAIAS has something for everyone to enjoy. Hours are 9a-10p (9a-7p on final day of show). Ticket info

Friday, January 20, 2017 from 10a-5p
New Hudson Weekend Event – Kids Gotta Play Open Play
Kids Gotta Play Showroom (53535 Grand River, New Hudson MI 48165, 1-800-955-PLAY, www.kidsgottaplay.com)
Why take the kids to Chuck E Cheese? Kids can exercise and be active! 14000 square feet of top of line OUTDOOR play equipment INDOORS so kids can climb and play the day away no matter what the weather. Top of the line outdoor play structures, trampolines, and basketball hoops. Review – Pics.

Friday, January 20, through Sunday, January 22 2017
Detroit Weekend Events – Campus Martius Park Ice Skating
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Hours and pricing info for the 2017 Campus Martius Park Ice Skating Season.

Friday, January 20, 2017 from 6p-8p
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Inside Out
Costick Center (28600 Eleven Mile Road – between Middlebelt and Inkster – Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Participants can experience canoeing/kayaking, archery, and fishing pole casting, plus enjoy a picnic, go on a nature hike, play in tents, check out animal furs, jump on a bouncer, and a whole lot more. The highlight of the evening is the live animal show at 7p, where families can see a variety of animals and reptiles close up. To register for Inside Out Farmington Hills 2017 stop by the Costick Center or call 248-473-1800. Children 3 and under free.

Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7p
Novi Weekend Events – 2017 Victory Benefit
Novi Ice Arena
Come watch the Novi Polie and Fire Benevolent Association take on the Detroit Red Wings Alumni Association. Admission is $10 and proceeds go to benefit Officer Harper Memorial Children’s Fund. Tickets available at novipfba.org.

Friday, January 20, 2017 from 7:30p-8:30p
Rochester Hills Weekend Event – Open Gym / Drop-In Gymnastics
GTC Gymnastics Training Center (1813 Northfield Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Jump on the trampoline or flip around in foam pits. You do not have to be in a GTC class to participate, so invite your friends and neighbors to come along. ( A waiver form must be filled out by a parent/guardian before anyone may attend.) See www.gtcgymnastics.com for more info or call 248-304-7634.

Friday, January 20, 2017 from 7:45p-9:30p
Lake Orion / Orion Twp Weekend Event – Friday Night fLipOut
fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer (233 Kay Industrial Drive, Orion Township, MI 48359, 248-340-0910, www.flipspotgym.com)
This open gym activity is for ages 9 and up. It includes music, pizza, gatorade and gym fun. Call fLipSpot for cost info.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10a-noon
Oxford Weekend Events – DocMcStuffins Clinic and Mini-Medical School
Oxford High School (745 N Oxford Rd, Oxford, MI 48371)
Bring a toy that needs a well visit checkup and participate in healthcare related games, hands on activities and arts and crafts. Ages 2-7 yrs old. Activities include – A check-up for a stuffed animal or toy, graduate from mini medical school, make a doctor’s coat and stethoscope, pin the Band-Aid on the boo boo, learn about healthy eating habits and exercise, plus more. Must preregister. For more info or to register, email monica.petrous@oxfordschools.org or call 302-593-4770.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10:30a-1:30p
White Lake Weekend Events – FREE Preschool Open House
White Lake Township Public Library (7527 Highland Road, White Lake, MI 48383, 248-698-4942)
Come to the White Lake Township Public Library Preschool Open House and find out what local preschools have to offer you and your child. No registration required. Preschools who would like an opportunity to showcase their facility must call the library by January 17 to reserve a table.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 5p-6:30p or 7p-8:30p (2 sessions)
Berkley Weekend Event – Daddy Daughter Dances
Berkley Community Center (2300 Robina, Berkley, Michigan 48072)
Dads come and dance the night away with your little princess. Grandpas, uncles and others are welcome to escort charming little ladies. Corsages are provided. Enjoy an evening of dancing and refreshments. Get a classic snapshot of the occasion at the photograph station. Call 248-658-3470 for cost info and to register.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 6p
Auburn Hills Weekend Event – Pistons vs Washington Wizards
Palace of Auburn Hills
Affordable family fun at The Palace! Check out the affordable family fun available at the Palace for Pistons games! Tickets available at www.palacenet.com.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 8:30p-10:20p
Royal Oak Weekend Events – SK8 Jamz
Royal Oak Ice Arena (1403 Lexington Blvd, Royal Oak, MI 48073, 248-246-3950)
Ice skating with your friends under the Night Lights, while jammin’ to the beats of a DJ. $10 includes skate rental.

Sunday, January 22, 2016 at 11a & 1:30p
Farmington Weekend Events – Guy Louis World Music Tour Kid’s Concert Series
Costick Center (28600 W. 11 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills)
Guy Louis presents fascinating instruments from around the world in an interactive and hands-on entertaining experience for the entire family. Tickets are $8 at the door. Call 248-473-1848 for more info or visit https://receg.fhgov.com.

Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 2p
Milford / Highland Weekend Events – Sunday Movie Series
Milford HS Little Theatre (2380 S Milford Rd, Highland, MI 48357)
Huron Valley Recreation and Community Ed is happy to announce that we will be showing FREE movies on Sunday afternoons at Milford High School’s Little Theater. While the shows are free, donations are welcome to help offset the costs with running this program. Concessions will be available for visitors to enjoy as well. Walk-ins are welcome, space permitting, but preregistration preferred. Register at www.HuronValleyRec.com/Register
This Sunday’s Movie – Angry Birds

Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 1p-4p
Beverly Hills Weekend Events – Winter Family Fun Day
Beverly Park (18801 Beverly Road, Beverly Hills, Michigan 48025)
Winter Family Fun Day is free! “Weather Permitting” activities include: sledding, ice skating, cross country skiing, warm drinks, a snow cave, winter golf, winter softball and snacks in the pavilion by the fire.

Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 1p
Detroit Weekend Events – DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Detroit Institute of Awesome – International Coffee and Tea Summit – Noon–4 p
Sunday Music Bar – Xiao Dong Wei – 1–4p
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

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