Big Three: Top events Saturday and Sunday
1. Motor City Pride at Hart Plaza: Highlights of this annual celebration of being yourself include entertainment such as a set from Martha Reeves & the Vandellas (4 p.m. Sunday) and DJs Haute to Death (8 p.m. Saturday). The pride parade is noon Sunday, and a vigil for peace and tolerance is 2 p.m. Saturday. Festival hours are 1-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-7 p.m. Sunday. $5 admission, free for ages 12 and younger. Jefferson and Woodward, Detroit. motorcitypride.org.
2. “Motown the Musical” at Fisher Theatre: Dance in your seat to the music that defined Detroit and was heard around the world during this Tony Award-winning musical. 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. $45 and more. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (313) 872-1000.
3. Paul Simon at DTE Energy Music Theatre: With a career that spans back to the early 1960s, singer and songwriter Paul Simon has embarked on what he's calling his farewell tour. Besides armfuls of Grammy Awards, Simon is in the Songwriters Hall of Fame and was a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors in 2002. 8 p.m. Sunday. $35 lawn, $50-$175 pavilion. 7774 Sashabaw, Clarkston. (313) 471-7000.