a.m. Holiday shop at the 32nd annual Craft Castle, a juried arts and crafts show featuring the work of artists and crafters from across Michigan, being held at Eisenhower High School. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. $2. (No strollers allowed). 6500 25 Mile (between Van Dyke and Mound).
a.m. Don’t miss shopping for one-of-a-kind items at the 33rd annual Royal Oak High School Arts and Crafts Marketplace. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. $2, free for Royal Oak High School students and children 12 and younger. 1500 Lexington, Royal Oak. Call (248) 435-8500 or visit royaloakschools-org/highschool.
a.m. Costick Center is the place to shop this weekend for handwoven gift items during the Michigan Weavers Guild Winter Market. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. 28600 W. Eleven Mile, Farmington Hills. Call (248) 473-1859.
p.m. See the solo play, “Einstein!,” written and performed by Award-winning playwright and actor Jack Fry, at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts. 8 p.m. Sat. $27-$30. 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield Township. Call (248) 661-1900 or visit theberman.org/einstein.
SATURDAY / SUNDAY
a.m. The 12th annual Novi Pet Expo, a celebration of furry, feathered and finned family members, will be held at Suburban Collection Showplace. Highlights include a variety of pet rescues with adoptable pets from across the area. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. $10, $5 children ages 5-11 and free for those younger than 5. 46100 Grand River, Novi. Call (248) 348-5600 or visit NoviPetExpo.com.
a.m. Shop for functional and decorative handmade pottery when the Village Potters Guild holds its Pottery Sale for the Holidays. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., and noon-4 p.m. Sun. Free. 326 N. Main, Plymouth. Call (734) 207-8807 or visit villagepottersguild.org.
p.m. Catch the Tony Award and Grammy Award winner “Jersey Boys,” the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, on stage at the Fisher Theatre. 2, 8 p.m. Sat. and 2, 7:30 p.m. Sun. (Performances continue through Dec. 6). $35-$94. Call (800) 982-2787 or visit broadwayindetroit.com.
p.m. “The Velocity of Autumn” by Eric Coble is performed on stage at Matrix Theatre Company. 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. (through Dec. 13). 2730 Bagley, Detroit. Call (313) 967-0999 or visit matrixtheatre.org.
a.m. Treat the kids to the Holiday Magic Parade in Downtown Royal Oak. The parade starts at Lincoln and Washington and heads north on Washington to Fourth going west and ends at Lafayette. The parade starts at 2 p.m. Sun. Free. (Stay warm before the parade by running along the parade route in Santa Scamper, a fun run that starts at 1:30 p.m. Following the parade, kids can visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Skyward Real Estate, 519 S. Washington, from 3-5 p.m.) Visit downtownroyaloak.org.
p.m. Lightwire Theater returns to light up the stage at Music Hall Center For the Performing Arts. Holiday hits by Nat King Cole, Maria Carey and Tchaikovsky will be among those performed. 6 p.m. Sun. $20, $10 ages 2-12. 350 Madison, Detroit. Call (313) 887-8501 or visit musichall.org.