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April 21

Barley, BBQ & Beats, St. Andrew's Hall, Detroit

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Photo courtesy of Michigan Hospice

This unique celebration showcases finger lickin' barbecue from leading pit masters, hand-crafted cocktails from select Michigan distilleries and live music from hometown favorites. The best part? Proceeds benefit Michigan Hospice. Tickets are $50 in advance or $75 at the door, and includes 3 servings of BBQ and 3 craft cocktails. Additional food and drink tickets can be purchased at the event. Visit hom.org for more information and to reserve your spot!

Mega 80's Prince Remembrance Concert, Magic Bag, Ferndale

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Calling all Prince lovers! The beloved 80's cover band, Mega 80's will perform a Prince tribute concert at the Magic Bag. Doors open at 8 pm and tickets are $20 in advance. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.themagicbag.com

Brenda Goodman Exhibit Opening, Simone DeSousa Gallery

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
 
Brenda Goodman, Detroit native and CCS grad, has a new exhibit, Brenda Goodman: Back on Willis Street, at the Simone DeSousa Gallery featuring 15 new works. This exhibit pays homage to her first solo exhibition that took place at the Willis Gallery in 1973. Meet the artist at the opening reception or visit the exhibit before June 10. Visit simonedesousagallery.com for more information.

April 22

Earth Day Camp at Indian Springs Metropark, White Lake

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Help kids celebrate Earth Day with a day camp at Indian Springs Metropark. Participants will learn to be better stewards of the environment at parks and in nature and how to reduce our carbon footprint in age-appropriate ways. Activities include fun projects like composting in a bottle, making paper pulp stationery,  and building a bee house. The $40 camp is open to children 7 and older and runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. metroparks.com

Read about more great Earth Day Events here

Five Shades of Riesling with Shady Lane Cellars, Auburn Hills

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12:30 - 2:00 pm

Michigan By the Bottle Tasting Room and Shady Lane Cellars winemaker Kasey Wierzba will guide you in an exploration of the varied styles of Riesling produced by Shady Lane Cellars in Suttons Bay. This includes Semi-Dry Riesling, Select Harvest Riesling, Sparkling Riesling, Pomeranz, and Reserve Riesling. Plus you'll be the first to try the PRE-RELEASE of the 2020 Reserve Riesling! Tickets are $30 and includes the the presentation with Kasey, 2 oz pours of all of the Rieslings and lite bites that accompany the wines, and a $5 credit toward any in-stock Shady Lane Cellars wine. Register at eventbrite.com
 

April 21 - 23 

Bluey's Big Play, Live at the Fox Theater

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Pretty much all parents love Bluey as much as their kids do. So grab the little ones and make their day at Bluey's Big Play live at the Fox, where Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chilli will come to life! Multiple evening and matinee performances are available with tickets starting at $22 each. Visit ticketmaster.com for full performance listing and showtimes. 
 
 

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