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 March 24, 25, and March 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

altFriday, March 24, 2017 from 9a-5p
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Antique Appraisal Event
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd., Farmington Hills, MI)
Bring up to three antiques to be valued by renowned appraisers from DuMouschelle Galleries. You will have 10 minutes with staff members to discuss your items and find out the value of your antiques. Appointments are necessary and can be scheduled by calling the number below. The appraisers can evaluate jewelry, artwork, books, furniture, dolls, toys or games (no guns). The cost is $7 per item and the limit is 3 items per person. For more information or to arrange an appointment call 248-477-8404. Appointments ARE necessary to participate in this event.

Friday, March 24 from 11a-9p, Saturday, March 25 from 10a-4p, Sunday, March 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, March 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

altFriday, March 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.

Friday, March 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.

goldfishFriday, March 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.

Friday, March 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, March 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.

Summer CampSaturday, March 25, 2017 from 9a-noon
West Bloomfield Weekend Events – Summer Camp and Swim Sneak Peek
WB Family Aquatic Center (6200 Farmington Rd, West Bloomfield, MI)
Bring your kids to enjoy game and craft stations. FREE refreshments (while supplies last). All attendees will be entered in a raffle to win a FREE week of Camp WB or a Swim Lesson (winner will be announced at noon on 3/25, need not be present to win). For more info

Saturday, March 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.

MJR theatreSaturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26
Metro Detroit Weekend Events – MJR Children’s Film Festival
ALL Metro Detroit MJR Theatres
MJR Digital Cinemas in Metro Detroit are offering a FREE Spring Children’s Film Festival every Saturday and Sunday in March. Take your kids to the movies for free and parents pay just $1! Advance tickets are not available, and tickets are distributed on a first-come, first served basis until theatre capacity. Call MJR theatre for showtimes or check online the Tuesday prior to the show at mjrtheatres.com. Locations / Movie info.

maple syrupSaturday March 25, and Sunday March 26 from 10a-3p (each day)
Ray Twp Weekend Events – Maple Sweetness
Wolcott Mill Metropark (65775 Wolcott Road, Ray, MI 48096-1823)
Explore how maple syrup is made and learn everything you need to know to accomplish making your own syrup at home! Identify maple trees, learn how to tap a tree, boil sap, see types of simple equipment and make related crafts. Contact 800-477-3175 or 586-749-5997 for price and registration info.

Saturday, March 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, March 25, 2017 from noon-8p, Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 11a-6p
Troy Weekend Events – Oakland Mall Butterflies Exhibit
Oakland Mall (NW Corner of John R and 14 Mile Road, Troy, MI)
Visitors can tour the butterfly house and interact with over 275 live butterflies in their special habitat daily. They can also take a photo with a butterfly, create butterfly crafts, view a life-cycle kiosk, and adopt-a-butterfly to take home. The 24’ x 12’ Butterfly Pavilion will house over a hundred living butterflies and guests will see the life cycle from caterpillar to pupa to butterfly first hand. Admission is $4, FREE for kids 2 & under). For more info, visit oaklandmall.com. Through April 16.

Oakland UniversitySaturday, March 25, 2017 from noon-4p
Rochester Weekend Events – OUCARES Family Fun Day
Oakland University
OUCARES Annual Day for children on the autism spectrum and their families! Swimming, arts and crafts, bouncers, caricatures and a sensory room. Not only is it fun for all kids, there are numerous booths where you can learn about Michigan Autism resources. All of the activities are suited for children and adults in the autism spectrum.

maple syrup eventSaturdays and Sundays through March 26 4 Sessions – 1p, 1:45p, 2:30p, 3:15p
Northville Twp Weekend Events Maple Syrup Event – Making Maple Syrup Tours
Maybury Farms (50165 Eight Mile approximately 1 ¼ miles west of Beck, Northville Twp, MI 48167)
Take a hayride to the Maple tree grove, tap the trees, bring sap back to evaporator and watch how maple syrup is made. Your family will not only see all of the steps in producing maple syrup but they will also take part in the process. Maple syrup and maple syrup products for purchase in the General Store in the Welcome Center. Call 248-374-0200 for cost info and registration info.

Saturday, March 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, March 25, 2017 from 6p-10p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Parents Night Out
GTC Gymnastics Training Center (1813 Northfield Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309, 248-852-7950, website)
Drop your child off at GTC for a night of gymnastics and fun. For ages 4 -12. Includes open gym, Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course, foam pit, bounce house, pizza & juice, and a movie. For cost info and to register, visit gtcgymnastics.com.

Saturday, March 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.

altSunday, March 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 – Zootopia

Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 1p
Detroit Weekend Events – DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Detroit School of Rock & Pop – Time to be determined
Join the Detroit School of Rock and Pop for a concert showcasing the musical talents of Metro Detroiters. Sponsored by Live the Music Foundation. Recommended for families with children of all ages.
Sunday Music Bar – Spencer Barefield – 1p-4p.
Guitarist/composer A. Spencer Barefield performs contemporary works.

See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

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