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Michigan’s March Calendar of Events and Activities

Grab your calendars because it is time for Michigan’s March Calendar of Events and Activities. Lots of ideas to get you out of the house. Let’s go!

March 1st Bloomfield Township Senior Center, 4315 Andover Road, Bloomfield Township

The Birmingham Musicale’s string ensemble is set to perform, 10-11 a.m.

March 2nd (March 2nd through March 4th) Cobo Center, Detroit, MI – Autorama

America’s Greatest Hot Rod Show featuring over 800 Customs, Trucks, and Motorcycles

March 3rd Brown Iron Brewhouse, 57695 Van Dyke Rd, Washington, Michigan 48094

FIRST ICE FESTIVAL on the Patio from 11 am to 7 pm! They will be lighting the fire pits for you to enjoy a LIVE ice carving, along with many other beautiful sculptures. There will also be a great selection of rare beers on tap and a pig roast to keep you nice and toasty!

March 4th DNR Outdoor Adventure Center – 1801 Atwater St Detroit, Mi 48207, Detroit, Michigan

Exploring Archery Class – One-hour class starting at 1:30 pm will teach the basics. Topics include range safety, rules, equipment, the 11 steps to shooting and arrow retrieval. All equipment is provided. Children, adults and families are welcome.

March 5th Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room – Royal Oak, 29932 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073

Take a virtual trip to Old Mission Peninsula during this delicious evening out! Caitlin Hammond, director of operations for Peninsula Cellars, will be here to lead us through a series of PC wines and share more information about the old schoolhouse-based winery, while Chef Chris Franz of Atwater in the Park serves up a multi-course gourmet dinner that pairs perfectly with the featured wine.

March 6th Rochester Play, 380 E. Second St, Rochester, MI

How about getting out of the house with the kids today and visiting Rochester Play! With an indoor play center you don’t need to worry about the weather. Let the kids tire the kids out here OR if you have energy to burn you can play with them. Great fun!

March 7th Meadow Brook Theatre, 378 Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI

Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical from 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM.

*Double check time and date as they may change.

March 8th Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northwest, 8211 Big Lake Road, Clarkston

Family Engineering Night from 6-8:30 p.m. Explore hands-on activities and events through the evening

March 9th Auburn Hills Community Center, 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills

“Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event,” presented by Auburn Hills Police Officer Miller, will provide safety tips for the public, 12:30 p.m.

 March 10th Oakland Mall, 412 W 14 Mile, Troy, MI 48083

Entrepreneurs E X P O MICHIGAN – 10 AM to 7 PM. Calling ALL entrepreneurs! Open to all local artists, crafters, designers, entrepreneurs, local businesses to exhibit, market, promote, and sell your brands, products or services.

March 12th (Mondays, Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 19) Troy School Services Building Board Room, 4420 Livernois, Troy 

Troy Youth Assistance presents Yo’ Kids—Yoga For Kids! for grades 4th-5th, 6:30-7:15 p.m.

March 13th Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI

Demi Lovato & DJ Khaled, beginning at 7:30 pm.

March 14th Jasmin’s Art Studio, 8691 North Lilley Road, Canton, MI

KIDS DRAWING AND PAINTING – AGES 5-10 IN SOUTH LYON. Designed with beginners in mind, it is perfect for children ages 5-10 years old, who are comfortable working without a parent/caregiver. In case the parents would like to stay at the studio, there is a separate space for them to wait.

March 15th Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI

Novi Boat Show begins today and runs through the 18th! Featuring more than 100 exhibitors showing new 2018 and new non-current ski boats, fishing boats, pontoons, small to mid-size runabouts, personal watercraft, kayaks, inflatables – also, motors, trailers, dockage, accessories, services and much more.

March 16th Red Oaks Nature Center, 30300 Hales St, Madison Heights, MI 48071

Astro Evening – Starting at 8 pm, become a star at locating late winter constellations inside StarLab, our portable planetarium.

March 17th Detroit Theater, Fisher Bldg, 3011 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella – Starting at 7:30 pm witness the Magic of Tony Award®-winning musical, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA.

March 18th Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 

The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition – Enjoy a unique look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their characters with The Science Behind Pixar.

March 19th Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI

Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming – The annual Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition at Meijer Gardens is the largest temporary tropical butterfly exhibition in the nation.

March 20th Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI

Detroit Red Wings vs. Philadelphia Flyers NHL Hockey

 March 21st ANN ARBOR, MI  

56TH Ann Arbor Film Festival – MARCH 20-25, 2018, The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the oldest avant-garde and experimental film festival in North America.

March 22nd The Schvitz, 8295 Oakland Street, Detroit, MI  

Bubble Schmeisis – Welcome to the steam baths! The word bubbemeises is a Yiddish term meaning “a grandmother’s story” or “an old wives’ tale.” Writer and street performer Nick Cassenbaum, along with his klezmer musicians, invite you into the warmth of the Schvitz in Detroit, one of the country’s few remaining traditional bathhouses, which has been in operation for over 85 years.

March 23rd – Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933

Shuto Con, Lansing’s Annual Anime Convention, happening at the Lansing Center and Radisson Hotel on March 23rd-25th, 2018.

March 24th MGM Grand Detroit, 1777 3rd Ave, Detroit, MI

Tracy Morgan A night of comedy with Tracy Morgan starting at 8 pm. Tracy Morgan is one of the most respected comedians in his field. Morgan was selected to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the 2016 class.

March 25th Springfield Oaks Activity Center – 12451 Andersonville Road, Davisburg, MI

2018 SPRING CAMP SCRAP – MARCH 22-25, 2018, Come Scrapbook, bring your friends and join for the weekend or just a day.  Learn new techniques, shop, & create scrapbook memories to last a lifetime. Meet fun people and share new ideas in the relaxed atmosphere of Springfield Oaks County Park.

March 26th Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 

Water’s Extreme Journey – Visitors experience the watershed as a water drop, exploring first hand the science behind the water cycle. But it’s not all wet and wild – through powerful interactives and local messaging, visitors realize that daily decisions can immediately improve the watershed in their own backyard.

March 27th Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, 25 Christmas Lane, Frankenmuth, MI

Easter Bunny Visits at Bronner’s – The Easter Bunny will be visiting children at Bronner’s in Section 8, Friday, March 16, through Saturday, March 31st.

March 28th, Outdoor Adventure Center, 1801 Atwater Street, Detroit, MI  

WOW – Wild Over Wednesday: Maple Trees, Part of the Outdoor Adventure Center’s WOW – Wild Over Wednesday program. The last Wednesday of each month, they offer free admission from 6 to 8 p.m. for all of the visitors and special programs, fun and games around a specific topic each month, plus enjoy all the exhibits at the Outdoor Adventure Center!

March 29th Comerica Park, 2100 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI

Detroit Tigers Home Opener – Detroit Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates. Major League Baseball.

March 30th Catalpa Oaks County Park 27705 Greenfield Road, Southfield, MN 48076

Great Marshmallow Drop 2018 – Starting at 10 am 15,000 marshmallows will be dropped from a helicopter to be turned in for a prize! You only need 1 marshmallow to turn in for a price.

I hope this has been helpful. If you can think of events that you believe should be on this calendar or if you have something in April that should be included, please let me know.

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