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48 Hours: Best things to do in Metro Detroit



a.m. Discover helpful cooking tips from local chef Laura Romito (High 5 Salts with Benefits) at Cooking with Edible WOW at Oakland County Farmers Market. Demonstrations will be held from 10-11 a.m. Free. 2350 Pontiac Lake, Waterford Township. Call (248) 858-5495.

p.m. Treat your sweetheart to a Valentine’s Legends Live Dinner Party, featuring The Jersey Boys, Whitney Houston, Dean Martin and Michael Bublé at the Bentley Banquet Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Sat. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m., followed by the shop at 8 p.m. $60 per person (includes dinner, show, beer and wine). 646 Biddle, Wyandotte. Call (734) 285-4044.

p.m. Celebrate Valentine’s Day when Cabaret 313 presents “My Funny Valentine” in the Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts. “Broadway’s Golden Couple” Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley will perform decades of music sure to bring back memories. Couples’ dinner and dessert at 7 p.m., followed by the 9 p.m. show. $125 (preferred seating), $60, and $25. ($50 extra for dinner). Space is limited. 5200 Woodward, Midtown Detroit. Call (313) 833-7900 or visit dia.org.

p.m. Check out Panama: VanHalentine’s Day VII with the Beggars, a Van Halen tribute at the Magic Bag. Doors open at 8 p.m. $15 advance. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. Visit themagicbag.com.

p.m. Be at The Palace of Auburn Hills for the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular 2017, featuring Crowder, along with Britt Nicole, Tenth Avenue North, Andy Mineo, Colton Dixon, Thousand Foot Krutch, Newsong and pre-jam party artists, OBB, Sarah Reeves and Steve Malcolm. Also, expect a special appearance from “Duck Dynasty” TV actor Sadie Robertson, and a message from Tony Nolan. 6 p.m. Sat. $10 at-the-door. 6 Championship, Auburn Hills. Call (248) 377-0100 or visit palacenet.com or jamtour.com.


p.m. See “Becky’s New Car,” performed by the Farmington Players at the Farmington Players Barn. See what happens in this comedic drama when Becky Foster meets a millionaire widower Walter Flood at a car dealership. 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. (Performances continue through Feb. 25.) $16, $14 seniors 62-plus and students. 32332 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills. Visit farmingtonplayers.org.


a.m. Stop by Leon & Lulu and sample small batches of locally made artisanal foods at the winter edition of Made to Eat in Michigan. Among featured vendors will be Uncle Calvin’s Sweet Potato Pies, Bella Rouge BBQ, Dave’s Sweet Tooth, Jake’s Healthy Hound, Mrs. Pruitt’s Gourmet Cha Cha Salsa, Mel’s Toffee and others. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Free. 96 W. 14 Mile, Clawson. Call (248) 288-3600.

p.m. Detroit Institute of Arts’ Friends of African and African American Art presents the 25th annual Alain Locke Award to Michael D. Harris and Mahogany Jones in the DIA’s lecture hall. A reception will follow in the FJC Dining Rooms. 2 p.m. Sun. Free with museum admission (free for Wayne, Oakland and Macomb county residents, and DIA members. All others, $12.50 adults, $8 seniors 62-plus, $6 ages 6-17.) 5200 Woodward, Midtown Detroit. Call (313) 833-7971 or visit dia.org.

Jocelynn Brown