48 Hours: Best things to do this weekend



a.m. The Friends of Harper Woods Library will present their second annual Artisans’ Market. Items for sale will include jewelry, pastries, license plate art, chocolate, knitted accessories, fabric purses, photographs and more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. 19601 Harper (I-94 at at the Allard Exit). Call (313) 343-2575.

p.m. Check out “Let’s Make A Deal” TV host Wayne Brady’s comedy show at Caesars Windsor, 9 p.m. Sat. $22.60 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

p.m. British blues band Savoy Brown, with founder guitarist Kim Simmonds, will be in town to celebrate “50 Years of Rockin’!” at the Magic Bag. Doors open at 8 p.m. Sat. $25. 22920 Woodward, Detroit. Call (248) 544-1991.

p.m. Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts will kick off its 2015-16 Dance Series with “Shaping Sound — Dance Reimagined,” a mix of dance styles and musical genres performed by contemporary dancers. 8 p.m. Sat. $30, $40, $50. 350 Madison, Detroit. Call (313) 887-8501 or visit ticketmaster.com.

p.m. Catch Bugs Beddow & the Good Stuff at 51 North Brewery. 8-11 p.m. Sat. 51 N. Broadway, Lake Orion. Call (248) 690-7367.


a.m. Don’t miss the 64th annual Jewish Book Fair, a community-wide cultural literary event, at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts. Now through Nov. 15. Visit theberman.org/bookfair for a schedule of events.

a.m. Stop by Laurel Park Place and see the completion of its multi-million dollar redevelopment project. Santa will arrive at 10 a.m. Sat., and there will be lots of free activities for kids, including balloon twisters, face painting, cookie decorating with Mrs. Field’s and more. Intersection of 1-275 and Six Mile, Livonia. Call (734) 462-1100 or visit LaurelParkPlace.com.

a.m. The Community House presents “Peter Pan Jr.,” which is based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie’s play by the same name. The production will be co-directed by Joey Albright and Debbie Tedrick. 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sat.; 2 and 5 p.m. Sun. $10 kids’ floor seating and $15 general ($30 friends’ limited reserved seating). 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. Call (248) 644-5832.

p.m. See the film “Brothers on the Line,” directed by Victor Reuther’s grandson Sasha, at the Detroit Historical Museum as part of its Fall Film Series. See archival footage, a soundtrack and firsthand accounts from labor, management and political personalities, including an interview with the late Sen. Ted Kennedy. 3 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Free admission. Parking is $6. 5401 Woodward in Midtown Detroit. Call (313) 833-7979 or visit detroithistorical.org.

p.m. Barefoot Productions presents “Things My Mother Taught Me,” a comedy by Katherine DiSavino. 8 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (Performances continue Nov. 13-15.) $17, $15 seniors and students with I.D. 240 N. Main (in the strip mall), Plymouth. Call (734) 404-6889 or visit justgobarefoot.com.

p.m. Before moving to its new location, Two Muses Theatre will present the award-winning musical “The Light in the Piazza” from the book by Craig Lucas, with music and lyrics by Adam Guettel. 8 p.m. Fri., Sat. and Sun. (through Nov. 22). Advance tickets are $23, $21 seniors 62-plus and students. (Prices are $2 more at the door.) Inside the West Bloomfield Barnes & Noble, 6800 Orchard Lake, West Bloomfield. Call (248) 850-9919.


p.m. Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante will recreate his PBS, New York and London portrayal of comedian Groucho Marx at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts. The 90-minute, two-act comedy features many one-liners by the legendary comedian, including “Hooray for Captain Spalding,” and “Lydia, the Tattooed Lady.” 3 p.m. Sun. $29. Seniors, students and military will receive a $5 discount. 44575 Garfield, Clinton Township. Call (586) 286-2222 or visit MacombCenter.com.

Jocelynn Brown