Happening This Weekend: Comedy, Drama and Causes
Plan your weekend around these close-to-home happenings, from a fall festival to a night of laughter.
Where/When: Grosse Pointe Arts Center, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29.
Why Go: If you're not adverse to verse and are in fact quite fond of it, come enjoy a night of poetry as the Art Center's Poet Follies series kicks up. Tonight, acclaimed Chilean poet and writer Raul Zurita will share readings from his works. Sangria and appetizers will be served as well.
Pricing: Free and open to the public.
'A LITTLE MURDER NEVER HURT ANYONE'
Where/When: Grosse Pointe North High School, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29; 8 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.
Why Go: The Grosse Pointe North High School Drama Club will perform a comic-mystery-whodunit A Little Murder Never Hurt Anyone, the proceeds of which benefit the Performing Arts program at the school.
Pricing: $10 adults, $8 students. Tickets available at Wild Birds Unlimited.
'THE MUSIC MAN'
Where/When: Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 8 p.m. Sept. 29-Oct. 1 and 2 p.m. Oct. 2.
Why Go: It's the final weekend for the Grosse Pointe Theatre's production of the classic show The Music Man. Catch it before it's gone.
OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA FALL FEST
Where/When: Our Lady Star of The Sea Church, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 30.
Why Go: Our Lady Star of the Sea holds its fall festival today. Enjoy carnival games, an obstacle course, bungee run, music, mum sale, pumpkins, raffles, food, a bake sale and more.
Pricing: No admission fee.
COMEDY NIGHT FUNDRAISER
Where/When: Barrister Gardens Banquet Center, 24225 Harper Ave., St. Clair Shores, 6 p.m. Sept. 30.
Why Go: The Grosse Pointe Crisis Club holds a comedy night fundraiser with Michigan native Steve Bills headlining and Tom Massey opening the show. The evening includes appetizers, drinks, dinner and the comedy show.
SOC ANNUAL AUCTION
Where/When: Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, 5:30-11:30 p.m. Sept. 30.
Why Go: Enjoy a night on the town at the Services for Older Citizens auction benefit, including dinner, jewelry raffle, silent and live auctions, live music and dancing.