Big 3: The area’s top events this weekend

1. 89th annual International Festival at Southfield Pavilion:

Shopping, dancing and munching are all part of the family friendly fun at this multicultural event. There will be music and dance performances from countries far and wide, including Poland, India, Africa, Korea, Mexico and the Middle East. Noon-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $3 weekend pass, $5 per family. 26000 Evergreen, Southfield. (248) 796-5130.

2. Fury Road to Thunderdome at Tangent Gallery and Hastings Street Ballroom:

This “Mad Max”-themed cosplay event will be a motor oil-soaked good time with live rock and Industrial bands, an apocalyptic art gallery and custom war vehicles. 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday. $25 at the door. 715 E. Milwaukee, Detroit. (313) 873-2955.

3. HalloScreens film series at Campus Martius:

Get into the Halloween spirit with fun and spooky films each Saturday in October. Tonight’s feature is the 1978 film “Dawn of the Dead.” Come back on Oct. 17 for a showing of “Edward Scissorhands.” 7:30 Saturday. Free. 800 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 962-0101.

Melody Baetens