Your City 5: Things To Do In Detroit For The Weekend Of October 13-15

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Guess who’s back, back again. It’s your City 5! This weekend has a nice mixture of things to do. Hopefully the weather will be nicer than it was today. All this rain is for the birds.

Have a great weekend everyone!

Nightmare On Caniff Street 

Nothing gets me more excited for Halloween than listening to some scary stories.

This Friday night is opening night of Planet Ant’s newest show Nightmare On Caniff Street. It only makes sense that opening night is Friday the 13th.

There will only be four performances of this show, so be sure to pick up your tickets for one of them.

Tickets are $11 per person.

The show starts at 8:00 p.m.

Planet Ant is located at 2357 Caniff Street Hamtramck, Michigan 48212

Community Day: Daffodil Planting

It you are looking for something to do that will bring some beauty to Detroit in the spring then you need to head to Belle Isle this Saturday, October 14.

The Belle Isle Conservancy and volunteers will be planting 100,000 daffodil bulbs around Belle Isle.

This is a good event for groups, individuals, and families.

Bring your gardening gloves, trowel/small hand shovel and any additional garden supplies you prefer to use. They will provide the bulbs and dirt.

Volunteers will need to check in at the Paddock which is the fenced lot next to the Scott Fountain.

You can RSVP for the event on the Facebook event page. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Bring the kids down to Campus Martius this Saturday for a bit of fall fun at the Harvestfest.

There will be tons of fun things to do for children of all ages, like pumpkin painting, face painting,  a veggie car derby, and tricycle hay rides, and so much more.

What Harvest festival would be complete without a beer garden, but considering this event is for the kids it has been turned into a root beer garden. For those parents who might want something a bit stronger I hear you can head over to Parc for something leaded.

Admission is free and so are most activities. However there is a $2 fee for pumpkin painting and a $3 fee for the veggie derby.

Hours: 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Campus Martius is located at 800 Woodward Avenue, Detroit 48226

5th Annual Cosmic Slop Music Festival

This Saturday the 5th annual Cosmic Slop Music Festival will take place at the Tangent Gallery/Hasting Street Ballroom.

The Cosmic Slop Music Festival was started in 2011 by Detroit musician, Deekah and a group of Black Detroit musicians.

It highlights the music from African American, Hispanic and Arabic rock musicians.

Festival goers will be able to check out Apropos, Electric Otto, Rosie and the Fellas, and the other musical acts. In fact, there will be 22 acts performing during the one day festival.

You can purchase tickets in advance here. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children 13-18. Children under 12 are free.

Hours: 1:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Tangent Street Gallery/Hasting Street Ballroom is located at 715 E. Milwaukee Detroit, Michigan 48202

Dine Drink Detroit Week Launch Party 

The 5th annual Dine Drink Detroit is kicking off on October 16 and like in previous years there is a pretty cool Launch Party being thrown.

The party will take place on Sunday, October 16 at Shed 3 of Eastern Market.

During the launch party there will be 15 restaurants and bars serving drinks, food trucks, and a night time bazar with over 50 local vendors.

The general admission tickets will cost you $15 per person and they will get you two drink tickets.

VIP tickets will run you $50, but you will get 2 tickets for appetizers from two restaurants/chefs in the VIP Lounge, and two drink tickets.

You can buy tickets online here. Hours: 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Eastern Market is located at 2440 Russell Street, Detroit, Michigan 48207


Marble Bar 2.0 Anniversary Party

We got a tip from a Daily Detroit reader about the anniversary party happening over at the Marble Bar on Friday and Saturday night.

We love the Marble Bar and they throw a great party, that’s for sure.

Friday Night Machines is going to be the the kick off party for the 2.0 Anniversary party.

There will be a ton of great DJ’s spinning. Tickets for the Friday night party is $10 per person. You can buy tickets in advance here. Doors open at 9:00 p.m. Leave the kids at home this party is 21 and over.

The official Marble Bar 2.0 Anniversary party will be on Saturday night.

Tim Sweeney from Beats From Space and Terrence Parker The International DJ Extraordinaire will be spinning on Saturday night. Party goers will also hear Merachka, Jacob Park, Loren, and Mira Fahrenheit on Saturday night.

Advance tickets for Saturday night are $12 per person. You can buy tickets online here. Doors open at 9:00 p.m. This is also a 21 and over event.

The Marble Bar is located at 1501 Holden Street Detroit, Michigan 48208

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