The Big 3: Biggest events this weekend in Metro Detroit

1. Women’s Empowerment Expo 2015 at Cobo Center

Highlights of this second annual event are appearances by radio and television host Wendy Williams and keynote speaker Iyanla Vanzant. The expo also has seminars like “Ask the Lawyer” and “Mastering Your Credit.” 10 a.m. Sat. $35, $65 VIP. 1 Washington, Detroit. (313) 877-8777.

2. African World Festival at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

This year’s festival, which is themed “Shining As We Rise,” features art, history, fashion, vendors and live entertainment from Julian Marley (9 p.m. Sun.), the Clark Sisters (6 p.m. Sat.) and more. Billed as Detroit’s largest ethnic festival, it draws more than 150,000 people each year. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. today-Sun. Free. 315 E. Warren, Detroit. (313) 494-5800.

3. Chris Brown with Kid Ink, Omarion, Fetty Wrap and Teyana Taylor at DTE Energy Music Theatre

R&B and pop music hit maker Chris Brown brings songs from throughout his career, which kicked off a decade ago with 2005’s self titled effort. 7 p.m. Sun. $25.50 lawn, $35.50-$121 pavilion. 7774 Sashabaw, Clarkston. (248) 377-0100.

Melody Baetens

1. Women’s Empowerment Expo 2015 at Cobo Center

Highlights of this second annual event are appearances by radio and television host Wendy Williams and keynote speaker Iyanla Vanzant. The expo also has seminars like “Ask the Lawyer” and “Mastering Your Credit.” 10 a.m. Sat. $35, $65 VIP. 1 Washington, Detroit. (313) 877-8777.

2. African World Festival at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

This year’s festival, which is themed “Shining As We Rise,” features art, history, fashion, vendors and live entertainment from Julian Marley (9 p.m. Sun.), the Clark Sisters (6 p.m. Sat.) and more. Billed as Detroit’s largest ethnic festival, it draws more than 150,000 people each year. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. today-Sun. Free. 315 E. Warren, Detroit. (313) 494-5800.

3. Chris Brown with Kid Ink, Omarion, Fetty Wrap and Teyana Taylor at DTE Energy Music Theatre

R&B and pop music hit maker Chris Brown brings songs from throughout his career, which kicked off a decade ago with 2005’s self titled effort. 7 p.m. Sun. $25.50 lawn, $35.50-$121 pavilion. 7774 Sashabaw, Clarkston. (248) 377-0100.

Melody Baetens