Your City 5: Things To Do In Detroit For The Weekend Of January 5-7

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Two Way Inn, Dive Bar, Detroit. Daily Detroit photo.

Welcome to your first official City 5 of 2018!

I hope that you all had a really great holiday season and that 2018 has started off well.

So far 2018 is going well for me, with the exception of this extreme cold weather. I don’t know about you, but I am chilled to by bones.

Stay warm out there you guys, it looks like we might get into the high 20s on Sunday. It’ll be a veritable heat wave.

Good Foot w/ DJ Jefferson

Start your weekend off right with some DJ Jefferson at MotorCity Wine.

You’ll hear everything from funk, disco, boogie, jazz, soul when you see DJ Jefferson Davidson.

Good Foot is a reoccurring weekend set so if you can’t make it this Friday just remember that it happens every week until October.

The best part of this set, is that it finishes up early so you can continue on your way to the next stop.

When: Friday, January 5 from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Where: Motor City Wine 1949 Michigan Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48216

Senate Theater Silent Feature “It”

Before you get excited thinking this is Stephen King’s “It” his isn’t the “It” you might be thinking it is.

The Senate will be showing the 1927 film “It” featuring Clara Bow this Saturday night. John Lauter will be providing organ accompaniment on the Senate’s Mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ.

Clara Bow was the quintessential 1920’s flapper and she is the inspiration for the term “it girl”.

Tickets are $10 per person and you can purchase them here.

When: Saturday, January 6 doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Senate Theater 6424 Michigan Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48210

Danielle’s Sunday Brunch

Celebrate this first Sunday of 2018 with some killer brunch at the Two Way Inn.

This brunch is buffet style and will have a ton of great options. The Bloody Mary’s are no joke either.

If you have never been to the Two Way Inn you are in for a treat. The Two Way is the oldest drinking establishment in the city. The place is filled with history and cool people.

When: Sunday, January 7 brunch starts at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Two Way Inn 17897 Mt Elliott St, Detroit, Michigan 48212

Bad Habit Bingo

There is nothing better than playing a little bingo on a Sunday afternoon, am I right?

This Sunday is the first ever Bad Habit Bingo with the Motor City Sisters at The Hayloft Saloon.

Come out for some bingo. There will be prizes, happy hour, shot specials and much more.

When: Sunday, January 7 at 3:00 p.m.
Where: The Hayloft Saloon 8070 Greenfield Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48228

Jazz Jam at the Music Hall Jazz Cafe

Spend part of your Sunday evening with the Scott Gwinnell Trio and young jazz musicians and singers at the Music Hall Jazz Cafe.

This Jazz Jam gives young jazz musicians an opportunity to get real world bandstand education in front of an audience.

This weekly jazz jam session happens every Sunday night at the Jazz Cafe.

These sessions are free to attend and also kid friendly.

When: Sunday, January 7 from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Where: The Music Hall Jazz Cafe 350 Madison Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226

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