Your City 5 Everything But New Year’s Eve Edition: The Last Weekend Of 2017

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Now that Christmas is over, we can look ahead to the New Year.

There are plenty of lists of what to do on the big evening of New Year’s Eve, so this weekend’s City 5 we will be looking at what to do on Friday and Saturday only.

I hope that you have a great New Year and we will see you on the flip side.

Friday Night Live: David Bowie Tribute

It is hard to believe that we are coming up on the two year anniversary of David Bowie’s death. I don’t know about you, but David Bowie’s music has been a soundtrack to my life.

The Detroit Institute of Arts will be hosting a David Bowie Tribute during Friday Night Live in the Rivera Court.

Come out to see Dylan Dunbar, Jennifer Westwood, Paul Randolph, Bobby East, The Brothers Groove and other special guests pay tribute to this cultural icon.

Admission to the DIA is free for residents of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties

When: Friday, December 29, there will be two sets at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

The Detroit Institute of Arts is located at 5200 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48202

Indoor Snowball Fights and Ice Fishing 

Parents, are you in need of a place to take your kids so they can expel their energy? I don’t know about you, but my 3 year old is bouncing off the walls now that it is so cold outside.

The DNR Outdoor Adventure Center will be hosting indoor snowball fight and ice fishing on Saturday.

Come out an experience some outdoor activities but without the extreme cold. There will even be prizes.

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors over 62, $3 for children 2-12, and free for children under 2.

When: Saturday, December 30. The snowball fights and ice fishing will take place between 10:30 a.m.- and 3:30 p.m.

The DNR Outdoor Adventure Center is located at Outdoor Adventure Center 1801 Atwater Street Detroit, Michigan 48207

Year By Design

What is your 2018 going to look like? Do you have any big goals?

If you are looking for help on creating your best year then you need to check out the event that the blog Am I the Only One? and Prista have organized at Ponyride this Saturday.

Talk to professional experts in areas like entrepreneurship, health, wellness, finance and travel. Sip on mimosas while working on your 2018 workbook. Admission also includes a professional headshot.

Tickets to Year by Design are $10 per person and you can buy them here.

When: Saturday, December 30 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ponyride is located at 1401 Vermont Street Detroit, Michigan 48216

Gabriel Brass Band

Looking for some great live music this weekend? Come out to PJ’s Lager House on Saturday night.

The Gabriel Brass Band, DeSoto Drive and Rickshaw Boy will be performing.

There is a $10 cover to get into the show. Also this is a 21 and over event.

Doors open at 8 p.m. You can also get tickets in advance here.

PJ’s Lager House is located at 1254 Michigan Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226

Motor City Soul Stomp

Say goodbye to 2017 with some awesome rare soul and funk music from the 60s and 70s. That’s right, it’s time for your monthly Motor City Soul Stomp.

Come hang out at The Marble Bar with DJ’s Brad Hales, Dan Austin, Erica Aytes, and special guest Frank Raines of Funk Night Records.

Like all other Motor City Soul Stomps there is no cover charge.

When: Saturday, December 30 from 10 p.m.-2:30 a.m.

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

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