The Friday Five — Feb. 15-18

Your guide to the weekend's events

Metro | Published February 7, 2024


1. Royal Oak Whiskey Fest
Feb. 17 • Royal Oak

Sample different brands and hear live music by Cosmic Groove, food trucks also available, event produced by K9 Charities, 6-10 p.m. Feb. 17, Royal Oak Farmers Market, 316 E. 11 Mile Road,

2. Macomb Spring Home Improvement Show
Feb. 17-18 • Warren

Hundreds of professionals expected, plus local artisans, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 17 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 18, Sports & Expo Center, Building P on Macomb Community College - South Campus, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road in Warren, free admission and parking,

3. Disney on Ice
Feb. 15-18 • Detroit

“Magic in the Stars” features 55 classic and modern characters, including first-time appearances by favorites from “Raya and the Last Dragon” and “Frozen II," 7 p.m. Feb. 15, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 16, and 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 17-18, Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave. in Detroit, Ticketmaster

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4. International Coin Show
Feb. 18 • Troy

Hosted by Polish American Numismatic Society and Windsor Coin Club, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 18, American Polish Cultural Center, 2975 E. Maple Road in Troy, (248) 909-2670

5. Fish fries
Most Fridays during Lent • Various locations

Hosted by local churches and other nonprofit organizations, most Fridays until March 22 or March 29 (Good Friday), all dine in with some offering carryout, add your own event to C & G's list by emailing information to

See the list: Fish Fry Fridays sponsored by Big Boy

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