Big 3: Top events Saturday and Sunday
1. Youmacon at Cobo Center and Renaissance Center: A convention that celebrates all things related to comics, Japanese culture, tabletop gaming, cosplay, video games and other popular sub-cultures. Saturday-Sunday. Register at the door for $30-$50 per day or $70 for all days. 400 Renaissance and 1 Washington, Detroit. youmacon.com.
2. 67th Annual Jewish Book Fair at Jewish Community Center and Berman Center for the Performing Arts: This annual literary celebration kicks off Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a comedy night featuring Sarge, author of the memoir "Black Boychik." Sunday's programming starts at 10 a.m. with local authors and includes a preview of the book fair. Events run through Nov. 14 and most events are free. 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. jccdet.org/bookfair for schedule.
3. Conan & Friends at Fillmore Detroit: Talk show host and comedian Conan O'Brien comes through town on his latest tour, which is billed as "an evening of stand-up and investment tips." 8 p.m. Sunday. $49.50. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.