Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2017

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2017 – Events, activities, and fun things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit. Weekend of February 24, 25, and 26, 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.

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2017

Friday, February 24 from 11a-9p, Saturday, February 25 from 10a-4p, Sunday, February 26, 2017 from noon-4p
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Cranbrook King Tut Exhibit
Cranbrook Institute of Science (39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48303, 248-645-3200, website)
The exhibit includes exact replicas from the Pharaoh’s Tomb and legendary treasures. The collection of Tutankhamun replicas of the richest archaeological find of all time took 10 years to recreate. Open Tu-Sun through September 3. Review, pics, more info

Friday, February 24, 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 and Saturday from 10a-5p, Sunday from noon-5p
Flint Weekend Events – Sloan Museum Titanic Exhibit
Sloan Museum (1221 E Kearsley Street, Flint, Michigan 48503, 810-237-3450, www.sloanlongway.org)
Through May 21. Explore artifacts retrieved from the Titanic “debris field”, read historical stories about passengers and quotes from the captain, passengers, builders…, view re-creations of a first class and a third class suite, touch a giant ice berg, and more. Review, Pics, Ticket Info

Friday, February 24, 2017 from 6:20p-9:20p
Auburn Hills Weekend Events – Parents Night Out
Pump It Up Auburn Hills (1720 Opdyke Court Auburn Hills, 48326, Phone – 248-375-1100, website)
Pump It UP hosts semi-regular Parents Night Out events that include craft projects, games, dinner, and special themes. Advanced registration required at 248-375-1100 or mi.auburnhills@pumpitupparty.com.

altFriday, February 24, 2017 from 6:20p-9:20p
Wixom Weekend Events – Parents Night Out
Pump It Up Wixom (28373 Beck Rd.Unit H Wixom, Michigan 48393, 248-912-1090, website)
Pump It UP hosts semi-regular Parents Night Out events that include craft projects, games, dinner, and special themes. Advanced registration required at 248-912-1090 or mi.wixom@pumpitupparty.com.

Friday, February 24, 2017 from 6:30p-8p
Rochester Weekend Events – Family Swim Night
Goldfish Swim School Rochester (550 South Street Rochester, MI 48307, 248-596-1914)
Every FRI through June 30th, families are invited to swim in the 90 degree Goldfish Pool! $5 per person or $15 for the whole family. Questions? Call 248-596-1914.

disco ballFriday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 6:30p-8:30p
Oxford Daddy Daughter Dance – Daddy Daughter Dances
Devil’s Ridge Golf Course (3700 Metamora Road, Oxford, MI)
Enjoy music, dancing, refreshments and complementary photo. Choose from 2 dates. Formal dress is encouraged! Register early, this event sells out quickly. Event hosted by Oxford Parks and Recreation. Call for cost info and to register – 248-628-1720.

Friday, February 24 from 7:30p-8:30p, Sunday, February 26 from 1p-2:30p,
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Dinosaur Nature Preserve Maple Syrup Events
Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve (333 North Hill Circle, Rochester, MI 48307, 248-656-0999)
Help celebrate maple sugar season in Michigan by attending one or more Maple Madness days. Unique, hands-on activities appropriate for families with children of all ages. Choose from – Campfire Sugar (2/24), Tap That Tree (2/26), and Sweet Treats (3/18)! Pre-registration required. Call 248-656-0999.

Friday, February 24, 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.) ee www.gtcgymnastics.com for more info or call 248-304-7634.

Friday, February 24, 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, February 25, 2017 (various times)
Oakland County Weekend Events – Oakland County Mom2Mom Sales
Various Locations
It’s a big weekend for Mom2Mom sales! Save big on baby items this weekend at Mom to Mom sales in Oakland County. Sales.

Saturday, February 25, 2107 from 10a-11a
Waterford Weekend Events – Cooking with Edible WOW
Oakland County Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI, 248-858-5495)
FREE demonstrations! Discover cooking secrets and sample dishes using fresh produce available from market vendors. Chef Jeff Rose – C.A.Y.A Smokehouse Grill, Wolverine Lake. No registration required.

swimming poolSaturday, February 25, 2017 from 10a-noon
Royal Oak Weekend Events – South Oakland Family YMCA Open House
South Oakland YMCA (1016 W 11 Mile Rd., Royal Oak, MI 48067, www.ymcadetroit.org/southoakland)
Learn about the FUN and AFFORDABLE summer camp options at South Oakland Family YMCA. 2017 options that cater to kids ages 3-15. The YMCA offers theme-based Summer Day Camps running June 12 – September 1, 2017 and includes swimming every day! Camp runs 9a-4p and before and after care is available at no additional cost. Sign up before summer and SAVE! More info

maple syrup eventSaturday, February 25 at 10a & 2p each day
Belleville Weekend Events – Maple Sugaring Through the Ages & other Syruping Programs
Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center (17845 Savage Road, Belleville, MI 48111)
Come see the methods used to collect maple sap and hear the many ways the maple tree helped sustain early Americans. Other programs have you making your own syrup! Call for details. Preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center at 1-800-477-3182 or 734-782-3956. Also, 3/4, 3/11/, 3/18.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 11a-noon
Royal Oak Weekend Events – Cowboy Alex Storytime and Crafts
Royal Oak Community Center (3500 Marais Avenue, Royal Oak, MI 48073)
Stories and crafts for kids ages 3-7. $5 per child. For more info, call 248-246-3180.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from noon-4p
Detroit Winter Festival – Clark Park Winter Carnival
Clark Park (1130 Clark Avenue, Detroit, MI 48209)
Enjoy food, outdoor games, music, skating, petting zoo, horse-drawn carriage, marshmallow roasting, ice skating and more! A Winter Carnival Hockey Classic follows the event For more info, visit clarkparkdetroit.com.

ice skatingSaturday, February 25, 2017 from 1:45p-2:55p
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – FH Ice Arena Open House
Farmington Hills Ice Arena (35500 W 8 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI, www.fhice.com)
Enjoy FREE open skating and skate rentals PLUS prizes, raffles and entertainment. For more info, call 248-478-8800.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 5p-7:45p
Troy Weekend Events – Family Night Out
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083, 248-524-1546)
Enjoy swimming, basketball, parachutes, inflatables and more. $3 for residents & $4 for non-residents.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 6-8:30p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Minecraft Night at Robot Garage
Robot Garage (172 N. Adams Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48309, 248-213-9960, website)
Play MineCraft on the Robot Garage custom server! There will be both survival and creative areas to enjoy either with individual play or with friends. Get your own space on our server so your work will be saved for the future or play on our group server with other kids who attend this event. Play at your own level and explore all the aspects of a multi-player MineCraft experience within the safe controlled environment of The Robot Garage. Students may pack dinner and a water bottle or sign up for Pizza for $5 per student.

Saturday, February 25, 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, February 26, 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 – Groundhog Day

Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 6p
Auburn Hills Weekend Event – Pistons vs Orlando Magic
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.

Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 1p
Detroit Weekend Events – DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Detroit Film Theatre – 2017 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films – 1p
Sunday Music Bar – Chace “Mic Write” Morris – 2p
Chace “Mic Write” Morris is a writer, performer and educator from Detroit and was listed one of the “Top 5 Poets in Detroit” by the Metro Times.
Detroit Institute of Awesome – La’Ron Williams – 2p
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

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