Your City 5: Things To Do In Detroit This Weekend, Sept. 30- Oct. 2

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It is time to say goodbye to September and hello to October. There is still plenty of time to head out to the apple orchards to pick up your apple cider and pumpkin donuts.

Here is the list of my top event picks for this weekend.

Really Really – Hamtramck

This is the final weekend to check out the play Really Really at The Planet Ant. There will be two more performances of the show on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1.

Tickets for the show are $21 per person, and can be bought online at the Planet Ant Website. If you go on Saturday night, stick around for Saturday Improv at 10:00 PM. It’s always good for some laughs.

The show starts at 8:00 PM on both nights. Planet Ant is located at 2357 Caniff Ave., Hamtramck, MI 48212

Eastern Market Bike Tour – Detroit

Wheelhouse Detroit has put together a great bike ride for October 1. They will begin the tour on the RiverWalk, with a stop in Lafayette Park. Then they will head over to Eastern Market for lunch at Supino Pizzeria. During the tour you will be able to pick up your produce for the week. On the way back to Wheelhouse you will head down the Dequindre Cut.

The tour is $30 per person, if you need to rent a bike the cost is $40. Lunch is included in the price. You can book your tickets here.

The tour begins at 11:00 AM. Wheelhouse Detroit is located at 1340 Atwater St, Detroit, Michigan 48207

French Canadian Heritage Day – Detroit Historical Society

The Detroit Historical Society will be hosting the 3rd annual French Canadian Heritage Day on Saturday, October 1 from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM. This will be a day filled with music, presentations and other family friendly activities. Find out about Detroit’s early days as a frontier town.

Admission to the museum and event is free, however parking is $7. The Detroit Historical Society is located at 5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48202.

Harvest Fest – Bloomfield Hills

Head over to fleurDetroit in Bloomfield Hills to enjoy a day of all things autumn. Come pick out your harvest decor, pumpkins, and gourds.

There will be plenty of food available because what is a festival without food trucks? Am I right?

If you have kids, bring them along because there will be face painters, and other activities for them to partake in. Like picking out their special pumpkin to paint.

The Harvest Fest will be on Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

fleurDetroit is located at 1507 S Telegraph Rd, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302

Sensory Friendly Saturday- Henry Ford Museum 

This Saturday the Henry Ford Museum is having a sensory friendly day for those who are on the Autism Spectrum.

There will be two showings of the movie Life, Animated on the Giant Screen Experience at 1:30 PM and 5:00 PM. They will also have a sensory friendly screening of National Parks Adventure at 11:15 AM. This screening will have the sound turned down and the lights turned up.

The museum will have noise-cancelling headphones and earplugs for guests. They will also have special quiet zones marked off for those who need it.

For more information about Sensory Friendly Saturday head over to the Henry Ford Museum website.

Tickets: Adult: $21, Senior: $19, Child (3-11) $15.75 Members: Free

Hours: 9:30 AM-5:00 PM

The Henry Ford Museum is located at 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI 48124‑5029

– Bonus –

Open Streets – Detroit

If you missed Open Streets Detroit last Sunday you still have the chance to get there this Sunday.

Michigan Avenue and Vernor Highway will once again be closed to motorized vehicles on Sunday, October 2 from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM.

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