The Friday Five — March 1-3

Your guide to the weekend's events

Metro | Published February 28, 2024


1. Autorama
March 1-3 • Detroit

71st annual event includes more than 800 custom vehicles, trucks and motorcycles, five generations of Batmobiles from TV and movies, tribute to Evel Knievel, appearances by Dee Snider of Twisted Sister and Noel Gugliemi from “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, Miss Autorama Pinup Girl contest, Toy-A-Rama, and more, noon-10 p.m. March 1, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. March 2 and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 3, Huntington Place, 1 Washington Blvd. in Detroit,

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2. Craft/vendor shows
March 2-3 • Various locations

• Easter décor sale, also free tours of historic Baumgartner House Museum, 1-4 p.m. March 3, corner of Masonic and Kelly roads,

• Craft show fundraiser for Fraser High School music program, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 2, Fraser High School, 34270 Garfield Road,

Read the story: Fraser Band Boosters to host 32nd annual Spring Craft Show

Sterling Heights
More than 100 vendors expected at Mom-to-Mom Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 2, Sterling Heights Community Center, 40250 Dodge Park Road,

Read the story: Vendors prepare for Mom-2-Mom Sale

Shipshewana on the Road Gift, Food and Craft Show features “unique trinkets and treasures,” 9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 2 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 3, Sports & Expo Center, Building P on Macomb Community College - South Campus, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road,

3. 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)'
March 1-2 • Southfield

Parody of all 37 of his plays, presented by and also benefit for Rosedale Community Players, 8 p.m. March 1, and 2 and 8 p.m. March 2, Peace Lutheran Church, 17029 W. 13 Mile Road in Southfield,

4. Oakland Winterfest
March 1 • Rochester

Pianist Michael Stephen Brown plays last show of Oakland University's three-concert chamber music series, 8-9:30 p.m. March 1, Varner Recital Hall on the campus of OU, 371 Varner Drive in Rochester,

Read the story: Chamber music Oakland Winterfest coming to Oakland University

Macomb Symphony Orchestra
Includes performances of Elgar’s “Introduction and Allegro,” Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis” and Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings,” 3 p.m. March 3, Macomb Center for the Perfoming Arts on Macomb Community College - Center Campus, 44575 Garfield Road in Clinton Township,

5. #WorldWildlifeDay
March 3 • Bloomfield Hills

Learn about needs of endangered species and how to protect ecosystems, craft and take home butterfly wings, design road crossing signs to protect animals on highways, explore clues from skulls and pelts of Michigan wildlife, find out how everyday actions endanger aquatic wildlife, and more, noon-4 p.m. March 3, Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave. in Bloomfield Hills,

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