Get Out: Music, Art Market, Ice Cream
Music on the plaza, art at the market, ice cream socials, "The Divine Sarah" and more for your weekend planning. Find some weekend plans here.
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BERNHARDT ON BROADWAY
Where/When: Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore; 2-4 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. June 9.
Why Go: University Liggett School graduate Carol Dunitz plays Sarah Bernhardt, who in the late 19th century became the greatest actress of her time and most famous woman in the world. Discover the story of this superstar, enjoy songs of the era and more.
JAZZIN' AT THE DIRTY DOG
Where/When: Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe; 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. through June 11.
Why Go: The Freddy Cole Quartet, featuring the international recording artist Cole, headlines the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe this weekend.
Pricing: Seating times are 6 and 8:30 p.m. every night, and prepaid reservations are required. Call 313-882-5299 to save yourself a spot.
VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES
Where/When: The Village, at Kercheval and St. Clair; 7 p.m. June 9.
Why Go: Enjoy a free live concert Thursday nights as the Music on the Plaza series launches its 2011 season tonight. On the opening bill: the Grosse Pointe North and South High School Jazz Bands. In case of rain, concerts will be held at Maire Elementary School, 740 Cadieux.
Pricing: Free, thanks to sponsors St. John Hospital and Medical Center and Wells Fargo Advisors.
ART CENTER EXHIBIT OPENS
Where/When: Grosse Pointe Arts Center 6:30-9 p.m. June 10.
Why Go: Enjoy the Grosse Pointe Artists Association's latest show, Wordplay, opening Friday night. Members get a special preview at 6 p.m.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Where/When: Dexter M. Ferry Elementary School; 6-8 p.m. June 10.
Why Go: Bring the kids to the ice cream social at Dexter M. Ferry Elementary School, which includes an obstacle course bounce house, carnival games, train rides, crafts from Arts & Scraps, putt putt, magicians, animal balloons and ice cream. Plus there will be hot dogs for sale, as well as sweets and drinks available for purchase at the bake sale. Tickets will also be sold for the Tin Can Raffle and the 50/50 Raffle.
Pricing: $6 per student; kids 4 and under get in free.
ART FAIR AT WEST PARK FARMERS MARKET
Where/When: 15115 E. Jefferson; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 11.
Why Go: The West Park Farmers Market is now open each Saturday for the season, with a special event -- an art fair -- planned for today. Stop in and buy locally grown produce, fresh breads and pastries, organic butter, meats and cheeses, flowers, specialty vendors, music, lunch and more.