Big 4: Top events this Memorial Day weekend
1. Movement at Hart Plaza: Alongside dozens of new and influential electronic music artists, the highlight of this year's techno fest is a Memorial Day set by the Wu-Tang Clan (10:40 p.m. Monday) Saturday-Monday. $85 and up. Jefferson at Woodward, Detroit. movement.us.
2. St. Mary's Polish Country Fair at Orchard Lake St. Mary's: One of the largest high school fairs in the nation, more than 100,000 people are expected to attend this annual weekend event. Besides Polish food and a carnival, this year’s party includes a sports tent, gambling and bingo tents and live music from local cover bands, plus the Polish Muslims (2:45 p.m. Saturday). 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday. $5 admission, $15 for families of up to six (kids up to age 3 get in for free). 3535 Commerce, Orchard Lake. (248) 706-6775 or StMarysPolishCountryFair.com.
3. Memorial Day Parade in St. Clair Shores: A decades-long tradition on the east side, this year the St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade features an appearance by Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, as well as local marching bands, motorcycles, airmen, beauty queens, floats and more. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 World Champion Detroit Tigers team, the parade has invited former players Mickey Lolich and Mickey Stanley, to Grand Marshal this year is World War II veteran Bill Pellegrino. 1 p.m. Sun. Free. Harper between Ridgeway to 11 Mile, St. Clair Shores. scsmdp.com.
4. Slayer at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill: Earlier this year, members of influential metal band Slayer announced they would embark on one final world tour. For this leg of the tour, the band is supported by Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament. 5 p.m. Sunday. $55.50 and up. 14900 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights. (313) 471-7000.