Find some events to add to your calendar:
Where/When: Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 6:30-9 p.m. Sept 15.
Why Go: A benefit for Crossroads of Michigan, which provides outreach services to those in need, is being held at the DIA. The benefit includes a sit-down dinner in the Great Hall, wine, cocktails, dessert, entertainment and gallery tours following dinner.
Pricing: $150 per person.
Where/When: Detroit Yacht Club, 1 Riverbank Road, Detroit, 5:30-10 p.m. Sept. 15.
Why Go: Services for Older Citizens is holding a "New York, New York"-themed auction benefit at the Detroit Yacht Club. Enjoy a silent auction, cocktails and appetizers, chocolate tasting, live entertainment and a jewelry raffle.
Pricing: $45 per person. Call 313-882-9600 if you have questions.
Where/When: , 6 and 8:30 p.m. Sept. 14-17, and 10:30 p.m. Sept. 16-17.
Why Go: Hear jazz artist Ramona Collins as she brings her smooth and versatile voice to the Dirty Dog for four nights.
Pricing: No cover Sept. 14-15, $10 cover and reservations for 6 and 8:30 shows Sept. 16-17, and no cover for 10:30 p.m. shows.
Where/When: , 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Sept. 16.
Why Go: Catch a taste of some good old "Detroit Dirty Rock" sound as StaggoLee performs at the Hard Luck Lounge.
Pricing: No cover.
Where/When: , 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Sept. 16.
Why Go: Bill Grogan's Goat blends Detroit rock with traditional Celtic sounds for a unique hybrid. Hear bagpipes, bass guitar, drums, mandolin and more fuse into a new sound.
Pricing: No cover.
Where/When: , 7 a.m. Sept. 17.
Why Go: The Grosse Pointe Sunrise Rotary Foundation holds its 32nd annual 5K & 10K run, 5K walk, and 5K wheelchair races at Pier Park. Register starting at 7 a.m., and race at 9 a.m.
Pricing: $30 to race.
Where/When: West Park Market, near Kercheval and Maryland, Grosse Pointe, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 17.
Why Go: Shop the West Park Market for local and in-season goodies, and pick up some chrysanthemums, sold by the League of Women Voters Grosse Pointe. They cost $7. Order in advance by specifying quantity and preferred colors, then pick them up at the market. (They'll be near Mueller's Grocery Store.) Call 313-499-4095 to order.
Where/When: , 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 17.
Why Go: Arc of Grosse Pointe/Harper Woods is holding a fitness walk to raise awareness of the value persons with developmental disabilities bring to the community. Besides the walk, there will be clowning, balloon animals, carnival games, crafts, tattoos, bingo, karaoke, a chance to board a fire truck, frozen custard, art and performances.
Where/When: , beginning Sept. 18, with 8 p.m. showtimes Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 2.
Why Go: Catch the Grosse Pointe Theatre's production of the classic show "The Music Man," about a man on the con who turns honest after falling in love.