Detroit is buzzing with excitement this weekend, offering a diverse range of activities for everyone. Whether you’re a die-hard sports fan, a car enthusiast, or someone looking for a night of laughter and culture, the Detroit RoundUp has something for you.
1. Cheer on the Detroit LionsThe Detroit Lions are on fire as they gear up to face the 49ers in San Francisco, vying for the NFC Championship. Even if you can’t make it to Ford Field, immerse yourself in the electrifying atmosphere at a Detroit sports bar. Don your spirit wear, grab a drink, and celebrate the Lions’ playoff success with fellow fans.
2. Game Day ExtravaganzaThe weekend showcases thrilling basketball and hockey matchups. Catch the Detroit Pistons in action against the Washington Wizards and the Oklahoma City Thunder. If hockey is your game, witness the Detroit Red Wings take on the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Check out our comprehensive game day guides to make the most out of your sporting experience.
3. Caffeine and Chrome for Car Enthusiasts
Calling all car enthusiasts! Join the monthly Caffeine and Chrome event hosted by Gateway Classic Cars. On the last Saturday of each month, bring your collectible car or daily driver to enjoy pastries, coffee, and the company of fellow car lovers. All makes and models are welcome, creating a vibrant and inclusive atmosphere for car enthusiasts of all kinds.
4. Detroit Boat Show at Huntington Place
Michigan’s title as the Great Lakes State is well-earned, and this weekend’s Detroit Boat Show at Huntington Place proves it. Explore the finest in boating with fun activities for the whole family. From a life-sized Wilson Marine Barbie boat and a Flip Flop ‘Ville tribute to Jimmy Buffett to live sand sculpting and a Boatique shopping experience, the event promises a nautical adventure. Don’t miss the chance to meet Captain Sandy from Below Deck Mediterranean.
5. Lloyd Live at Sound Board
For a night of soulful music and entertainment, head to MotorCity Casino Hotel for the Lloyd concert featuring special guests ZO! And Tall Black Guy. The event takes place on Friday, Jan 26, 2024, at 8 pm. Enjoy an intimate live performance at Sound Board, complete with four bars and private suites for an unforgettable experience. Make sure to secure your tickets, and remember, all guests must be at least 21 years old with a valid photo ID.
6. Comedy Night in Ann Arbor
Get ready for a night of laughter as Roy Wood Jr. and Jordan Klepper, faux pundits from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, bring their America, For The Last Time. tour to Ann Arbor. Enjoy their hilarious takes on current events, MAGA rallies, and audience questions at the Michigan Theater on Jan 26. Tickets start at $39.
7. Art and Culture at Spot Lite
Delve into the world of cultural narrative, identity, and resistance at Spot Lite with WHIGG: Not For Sale – A Millinery Study by Kwaku Osei-Bonsu. Attend the artist talk led by Imani Mixon at 6 pm, followed by an after-party featuring DJ Yeezy and Mini Skrrt from 9 pm to 2 am. The showcase challenges the commodification of Black success and contribution, celebrating the unyielding spirit against reduction.
8. August Wilson’s ‘Joe Turner’s Come And Gone’
For a theatrical experience, catch August Wilson’s ‘Joe Turner’s Come And Gone’ at various times throughout the weekend. Set in 1911, the play explores the search for lost ones, love, work, identity, and place in America. It’s the second play in August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, providing a powerful glimpse into African American life experiences decade by decade.
The Detroit RoundUp promises an unforgettable weekend, blending sports, cars, comedy, and culture in a celebration of all things Detroit. Whatever your interests, there’s an event that’s perfect for you. So, get out there, explore the city, and make the most of this action-packed weekend!
Source: Rolling Out