Big 4: Top entertainment events this holiday weekend

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

Besides the usual Labor Day Weekend festivals — Arts, Beats & Eats, Detroit Jazz Festival and Michigan State Fair — there’s many options for outdoor fun for the unofficial last weekend of summer.

Besides the usual Labor Day Weekend festivals – Arts, Beats & Eats, Detroit Jazz Festival and Michigan State Fair – there’s many options for outdoor fun for the unofficial last weekend of summer.

1. Oddball Comedy Fest at DTE Energy Music Theatre

Animated stand-up Sebastian Maniscalco headlines this year, along with veteran comedians Brian Regan and John Mulaney. Arrive early to see Cameron Esposito, Donnell Rawlings (of “Chapelle’s Show”), Iliza Shlesinger, Tom Segura, Tony Hinchcliffe and host Jeff Ross. 5:15 p.m. Sat. $25.50-$99. 7774 Sashabaw, Clarkston. (248) 377-0100.

2. Summerland Tour 2016 at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre

Alternative rock radio hitmakers from the 1990s hit Freedom Hill, including Sugar Ray, Everclear and Lot. 7:30 p.m. Sat. $16-$61. 14900 Metropolitan Parkway, Sterling Heights. (248) 377-0100.

3. The Return of the Legends at Chene Park

The “Straight Outta Compton” edition of this recurring event is headlined by Ice Cube and features DJ Quik, MC Ren, the Doc, DJ Yella and MC Eiht. 8 p.m. Sat. $71 and up. 2600 Atwater, Detroit. (313) 393-7128.

4. White Party at Brownies on the Lake

Come by land or lake to kiss summer goodbye at this restaurant and nightclub’s annual White Party. More than 10 DJs spin, and white attire is encouraged. 8 p.m. Sun. $15, $30 VIP. 24214 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. (248) 671-4151.

Melody Baetens