Since I Don’t Do Clubs played us this week, I’m putting the list up here. Too much dope stuff going on in the D this weekend for y’all not to know about it.
1. MOVIE PREMIERE: DETROIT
Friday, August 4, 2017, 7:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Emagine Theater Royal Oak
If you didn’t catch one of the private screenings of Detroit already, you can check it out this weekend and support a good cause. The Adrian L. Green Scholarship Fund is hosting a premiere party for the film at the Emagine Royal Oak. Tickets are $25 and come with endless popcorn and beverages. Learn more.
2. DREAM CLOTHING PRESENTS: THE POP-UP II
Friday, August 4, 2017, 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
The D Loft
Come out and support this dope event spotlighting Michigan’s local businesses and rising entrepreneurs! Located in the newly D Loft, local artists, crafters and artisans will join together to bring you the ultimate shopping experience! General admission is $5. Learn more.
3. DETROIT BEER & WINE FEST 2017
Friday, August 4, 2017, 7:30 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.
Grand Circus Park Historic District
Sip 100+ beers and wines from over 40 breweries and wineries from across the state at Detroit Beer & Wine Fest. The beautiful and historic Grand Circus Park is the perfect backdrop to experience dozens of breweries and wineries. Learn more.
4. MIDNIGHT WAFFLE PARTY
Friday, August 4, 2017, 9:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
1480 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48207
Folk love them a good chicken-and-waffle brunch, but how about some chicken and waffles at night? Come out for some good food, unlimited beer, and sounds by DJ Dez, Scott Zacharias, and Frankie Banks. Learn more.
5. JAZZ ON THE AVE
Saturday, August 5, 2017, 11:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.
The Avenue of Fashion is putting on the ultimate display of customer appreciation with Jazz on the Ave. As you groove to some jazz music, stop in on some of your favorite restaurants like 1917 American Bistro and Kuzzo’s for food and drink specials. Learn more.
6. PIG ROAST & LUAU
Sunday, August 6, 2017, 3:00 p.m.- Midnight
The Sugar House
Known for its original craft cocktails, The Sugar House will be hosting a Luau, complete with a Tiki bar and pig roasting. Come through and turn up in your grass skirts and floral shirts! Learn more.
7. “THE SOUNDS OF MUSIC” HOUSE CONCERT SERIES IN BOSTON EDISON
Saturday, August 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
The “Sounds of Music” House Concert Series is back for its seventh year, spotlighting some of the best musicians in the world of classical, Latin jazz and world jazz, all performing in the beautiful homes of Historic Boston-Edison. Tickets are $45 per person. Learn more.
8. FAYGO MOVIE NIGHT IN “THE D”: MOANA
Saturday, August 5, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Campus Martius Park
Enjoy your favorite movies on the big screen at Campus Martius Park’s outdoor movie series, Faygo Movie Night in the D every Saturday night through August 19. Grab a chair or bring a blanket and find a spot on the lawn to watch our favorite Polynesian Disney princess, Moana. Learn more.
9. RETURN2DETROIT PRESENTS: “SIPS AND SERVICE” BRUNCH
Sunday, August 6, 2017, 11:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join the #Return2Detroit Project for a “Sips and Service” Brunch to benefit Jackets For Jobs. The event will be a wrap-up celebration for Arise Detroit’s 11th Annual Neighborhoods Day! Please bring clean business or business casual clothes ON HANGERS to donate. Those who donate will have access to a special discount at the brunch or free entry to the afterparty (see event below). BIASED PLUG (I can do that here since this is my blog, hehe): Y’ALL BETTER COME OUT AND SUPPORT MY POPPING LINESISTER ERIN KEITH (Founder of Return2Detroit) WHO IS DOING GREAT THINGS FOR THE D!!! Learn more.
10. THE AUX CORD EXPERIENCE DAY PARTY
Sunday, August 6, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Immediately following brunch will be a day party hosted by Sunset Sundays and Return2Detroit. From 4-6 p.m., you get a chance to share your hypest playlists during the AUX Cord DJ Battle. The rest of the night will feature sounds by DJ Kid McFly. For more info call (612) 430-9398.