Big 3: The top events Saturday and Sunday
1. Youmacon 2015 at Cobo Center
A nonstop party, this anime, gaming and cosplay convention is open 24 hours until 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets start at $20. 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit. youmacon.com.
2. ‘Ofrendas’ at Detroit Institute of Arts
In celebration of the Mexican Day of the Dead, the DIA will display ofrendas made by 16 local artists. The traditional ofrendas are made to honor deceased loved ones with photos, flowers, mementos and sugar skulls. The collection also includes modern ofrendas that honor places or moments in time in addition to people. An artists’ talk will be 3 p.m. Sunday, with additional Día de los Muertos-themed events throughout the weekend. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Sun. Free for tri-county residents. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 883-7900.
3. ‘Music of Danny Elfman’ at Orchestra Hall at the Max
Hear songs from composer Danny Elfman that have been used in the films of Tim Burton. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is joined by Adrian College Concert Choir and boy soprano Bryce Yung in performing songs from the films “Beetlejuice,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and others. 8 tonight. $19-$105. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.