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1. MI Earth Day Fest at Rochester Municipal Park

One of the area’s biggest Earth Day celebrations, this family-friendly event has exhibits, live music, free samples, giveaways and more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Free. 600 Pine, Rochester. miedf.com.

2. ‘School of Rock — The Musical’ at Fisher Theatre

Based on the 2003 film, this rock musical is about a struggling rock musician who pretends to be a substitute teacher and gets his students enrolled in a battle of the bands. The Tony Award-nominated show features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sat., 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. $39 and up. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (800) 982-2787.

3. George Shirley and George Shirley Tribute Concert at People’s Community Church

Former students will honor Shirley, who turned 84 on Wednesday. The Wayne State University alum was the first African-American tenor to perform a leading role at New York City’s Metropolitan Opera. 7:30 p.m. Sat. $27-$39. 8601 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 965-8430 or thecarrcenter.org.

Melody Baetens

1. MI Earth Day Fest at Rochester Municipal Park

One of the area’s biggest Earth Day celebrations, this family-friendly event has exhibits, live music, free samples, giveaways and more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Free. 600 Pine, Rochester. miedf.com.

2. ‘School of Rock — the Musical’ at Fisher Theatre

Based on the 2003 film, this rock musical is about a struggling rock musician who pretends to be a substitute teacher and gets his students enrolled in a battle of the bands. The Tony Award-nominated show features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sat., 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. $39 and up. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (800) 982-2787.

3. George Shirley and George Shirley Tribute Concert at People’s Community Church

Former students will honor Shirley, who turned 84 on Wednesday. The Wayne State University alum was the first African-American tenor to perform a leading role at New York City’s Metropolitan Opera. 7:30 p.m. Sat. $27-$39. 8601 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 965-8430 or thecarrcenter.org.

Melody Baetens

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