Big 3: Big events Saturday and Sunday


1. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents “Legends” at The Palace of Auburn Hills: Big cats, stunning horses, daredevils and more are part of the show, which his hosted by ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson. 11:30 a.m., 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. today and 1 and 5 p.m. Sun. $15-$55. 6 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills. (248) 377-0100.

2. “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! the Musical” at Fox Theatre: The mean one heads to the stage of the Fox Theatre for a six-night run that wraps up Sunday. The Broadway smash is inspired by Seuss’ original story and includes songs from the animated TV special and new music by Mel Marvin and Timothy Mason. 2, 5 and 8 p.m. today and 2 and 5 p.m. Sun. $35-$75. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Festival of Praise Tour members, from left, Hezekiah Walker, Jessica Reedy, Donnie McClurkin, Marcus Wiley, Fred Hammond, Kim Burrell, Zacardi Cortez and Isaac Carree.

3. Festival of Praise at Joe Louis Arena: The Joe will be filled to the rafters with joy during this mega gospel music concert. Organized by Detroit native Fred Hammond, the event features Donnie McClurkin, Kim Burrell, Israel Houghton, Isaac Carree, Jessica Reedy and Zacardi Cortez. Marcus Wiley from the “Yolanda Adams Morning Show” is the host. 8 tonight. $25-$60. 19 Steve Yzerman Drive, Detroit. (313) 396-7000.

Melody Baetens