Get Out: Five Things to Do This Weekend
Patch's guide to events happening around town includes shows geared toward women and stamp enthusiasts.
Hunting for ways to make the most of the upcoming weekend? We have plenty of ideas! Check out this week's picks for things to do around town, whether you're trying to decide on someplace for dinner or to find something fun for the kids to do.
Where/When: Suburban Collection Showplace (formerly Rock Financial Showcase), 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Why Go: Take in a fashion show, get a makeover, shop for handbags or jewelry, sample lots of food and much more at the Michigan International Women's Show.
Pricing: $9 for adults at the door, $5 for children 6-12 years old, free admission for children 5 and under. Parking costs $5.
Where/When: Barefoot Productions, 240 N Main St., Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m.
Why Go: Barefoot Productions presents The Vagina Monologues, Eve Ensler's award-winning play. The show features an all-female cast that performs individual monologues that convey aspects of women’s relationships with their female parts.
Pricing: 18 years and older only, $10 per ticket.
Where/When: Plymouth City Hall, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Why Go: The Plymouth Police Department is teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to safely dispose of prescription drugs. Bring unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs to City Hall on Saturday. The service is completely anonymous and no questions will be asked.
Where/When: Central Middle School. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: The 42nd Annual Plymouth Stamp Show will feature more than 40 dealers, 2,000 exhibit pages on display as well as how-to stamp-collecting classes and a stamps-in-your-closet program.
Where/When: Plymouth Historical Museum, Sunday from 2-4 p.m.
Why Go: Learn how to create your own Faerie Garden at an afternoon tea at the museum. Northville resident Suemarie Klimek will explain faerie garden design, and attendees will also have a chance to win the demonstration garden. The event will include tea, scones and tea sandwiches.
Pricing: $25 for Plymouth Historical Society members, $30 for nonmembers.
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