48 Hours: Best things to do in Metro Detroit



p.m. See the all-new live show, “MythBusters — Jamie & Adam UNLEASHED!,” starring Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, when it makes its debut at the Fox Theatre. Hyneman and Savage are co-hosts of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series “MythBusters.” 7:30 p.m. Sat. $35.50-$100. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster.com.

p.m. The Village Theater at Cherry Hill will be filled with high-energy music, harmonies and soulful sounds when Motor City Soul performs live in concert. Travel down memory lane to the tune of popular hits from The Four Tops, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Sam Cooke, and others. 8 p.m. Sat. $15. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton. Call (734) 394-5300 or visit cantonvillagetheater.org.

p.m. Get a close look at the life of entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. during a performance of “Why Not Me? A Sammy Davis Jr. Story,” directed by Tim Rhoze, at Performance Network Theatre. The play, set in 1989, reflects on the car accident that caused him to lose an eye. 3 p.m. Sat. (1 hour, 40 minutes.) Performances continue through Dec. 19. 120 E. Huron, Ann Arbor. Call (734) 663-0681 or visit pntheatre.com.

p.m. Be sure to stop by Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle and laugh it up with comedian Dave Landau, who’s made appearances on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” as well as being featured on two consecutive seasons of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” Also appearing will be Matt Holt, with Reese Leonard as the emcee. Doors open at 7 p.m. Sat. $18. (You must be at least 18 years of age to attend.) 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. Call (248) 542-9900 or visit comedycastle.com.


p.m. Twelfth Night Singers, a south Oakland County acappella choral group, presents its annual Christmas concert, “Sing All Ye Nations!” at Zion Lutheran Church as a kick-off to the holiday season. Mimi Gass will conduct the singers as they perform sacred and secular works, including songs from Spain, China and Germany. Both Hanukkah and Christmas will be celebrated. 3 p.m. Sun. 143 Woodward at Albany (three blocks south of Nine Mile), Ferndale. Call (248) 544-4631 or visit twelfthnightssingers.com.

p.m. “The English Beat,” featuring Dave Wakeling with 1592, will perform at the Magic Bag. 8 p.m. Sun. $25. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. Call (248) 544-1991 or visit themagicbag.com.

Jocelynn Brown