Big 4: Top entertainment events this holiday weekend

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News
St. Mary's Polish Country Fair

1. St. Mary’s Polish Country Fair at St. Mary’s Preparatory School

One of the largest high school fairs in the country, this annual bash brings in more than 125,000 people each year. If the Polish food, art, dancing and carnival don’t entice you, maybe the Vegas tent will. This year’s musical headliners are the Mega 80s and Gunnar & the Grizzly Boys. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday. 3535 Commerce, Orchard Lake. (248) 706-6775.

DJ Kill The Noise is among this year’s Movement performers.

2. Movement at Hart Plaza

Kraftwerk 3-D, Maceo Plex, RZA featuring Stone Mecca, John Digweed, Modeselektor, Kill the Noise, Tiga, Madga, Mike Huckaby and many more headline this year’s annual electronic music extravaganza all day. Saturday-Monday. $85-$300. Jefferson and Woodward, Detroit.

3. Hip Hop Smackdown at Fox Theatre

Big-name rappers will battle head to head this weekend. Juvenile, Lil’ Kim, Trina, Scarface, Uncle Luke, Too Short, the Lox and more are scheduled to appear. 8 p.m. Saturday. $59-$99. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

4. ‘Forever Plaid’ at Meadow Brook Theatre

Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie sing their way through this popular musical, which runs through June 19. 6 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday; and 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday. $27 and up. 2200 N. Squirrel, Rochester. (248) 377-3300.

Melody Baetens