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    Default 10 Things to Do in the D this Weekend - Nov. 7-9

    1. See A (Habeas) Chorus Line put on their annual show
    2. Mingle at the DIA’s MOD Late Night Gala Celebration
    3. Meet Santa and light up the tree at Partridge Creek
    4. Join the 63rd annual Jewish Book Fair
    5. Be fascinated at Fantasticon, a comic book and pop culture show
    6. Do yoga on The Palace of Auburn Hills court
    7. Enjoy All Hands on Deck! based on Bob Hope’s 1942 USO tour
    8. Spend an evening at the Lakes Area Rotary's Creative Palate Wine Tasting
    9. Shop around the Wyandotte Museum Antiques Fair
    10. Support the Mariners Inn at the River Rhythm Gala

    Source: Crain's Detroit Business

    And I am adding one more below:

    11. Meet Red Green in person when he comes to the Wayne County Community College District's Downriver Campus in Taylor on Friday on the first stop of his northeastern US tour.

    Feel free to add yours now!

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    12. American POPSsical, Saturday, November 8, 7:30pm.

    13. Pure Detroit offers free tours of the historic Guardian Building (Wirt Roland, 1929) and Fisher Building (Albert Kahn, 1928), home of two of their stores; a Downtown Detroit Skyscraper tour; and a Lower Woodward Avenue tour.
    Saturday, November 8
    Fisher Building – 11am & 1pm
    Guardian Building – 11am
    Downtown Skyscraper Tour – 1pm

    14. Les Voyageurs, Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2pm.
    Lake Erie Metropark Marshlands Museum & Nature Center. Preregistration required. Fee: $3 per person. For more information or to register, call 734-379-5020.

    14. Historic Redford Theatre Movie Matinee, Saturday, November 8, 2014, 12:30pm. The Michigan Historic Preservation Network and The Historic Redford Theatre cordially invite you to an afternoon matinee screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Man Who Knew Too Much.” The afternoon includes a tour, lunch, popcorn and pop, organ overture, and a balcony ticket for the movie. $35. Register by 6pm on November 5 at
    Details at:

    15. Detroit Beer History & Microbrewery Tour, Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1pm. Pete Cornils, recent past president of the American Beer Can Club of America, and Stewart McMillin, local historian, lead this tour featuring the history and locations of many of the Detroit breweries that used to exist around the city. There will be stops at present-day microbreweries such as The Traffic Jam, Atwater Block Brewery, the Detroit Brewing Company, and the Motor City Brewing Works. Dinner on your own at Traffic Jam or Motor City Brewing Works near Canfield and Second. $25; includes Coach Bus with A/C and facilities. Departs from the Michigan Military Museum, 16600 Stephens, Eastpointe. For more details and questions, call Stewart at 313-922-1990 or e-mail him at [email protected].

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    16. Detroit Model Railroad Club open house.

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    3) Meet Santa and light up the tree at Partridge Creek.

    Yikes!!! Way to early for this.

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    17. Celebrate the bankruptcy hearing being over!

    "U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes said he will deliver his decision on whether to approve or reject the city's plan in court on Nov. 7."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Downriviera View Post
    3) Meet Santa and light up the tree at Partridge Creek.

    Yikes!!! Way to early for this.
    When you have like, 10 malls and cities competing with each other, it's just going to get earlier

    Thanks as always Lowell

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    18. Tour the Provencal-Weir House.

    1-4pm Open House PWH

    Come for a free tour of one of the oldest French farmhouses in Grosse Pointe built by Pierre Provencal in C.1823. See how the Society restored this landmark home with reproductions of wall paper from 1850 and 1910. Walk on the original floors where Fr. Gabriel Richard was said to have performed Mass in the parlor. Learn how the Ribbon Farms and windmills dotted the landscape along Lake St. Claire in the early 1800's. Get acquainted with Pierre, his wife Euphemia (St. Aubin), their daughter Katherine and their many adopted children. Find out how and why home owner John La Belle moved the house in C. 1914 from Provencal and Lakeshore Roads to its present location. Stop and see an original log cabin dating C.1840 carefully reconstructed and restored by the Society. See what it was like to live in a home 11’ x 14’, without running water, plumbing, central heating or electricity. Visit the One-Room School set up for student field trips and stop by La Belle's Country store for our Pewabic tile, historical books, vintage toys, homemade soaps, handmade baby blankets, and our stuffed mascot," Peanut" the squirrel. Enrich your mind with Grosse Pointe's local history and join the Society by "Keeping History Alive".

    When Sat Nov 8, 2014
    Where 376 Kercheval, GPF, MI (Kercheval and Lakeview Ave.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by motz View Post
    Thanks as always Lowell
    Thank mtburb who fired up the list first this week. And Kathleen and the others who always have great additions.

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    19. Take advantage of WNIC switching to it's annual 24/7 Christmas format today.

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    20. Party with a Purpose, as Charlie LeDuff heads up a multi-alarm Chili Cookoff to benefit Detroit Firefighters, ending with the always dazzling Howling the Corktown Tavern.

    Oh, wait...that was yesterday afternoon.

    What an incredible time...they rocketed past their goal of $20k by FIVE TIMES, in addition to filling a bucket for the f'fighter injured in that 4-story jump last month.

    I cannot find the words to describe what it felt like being in a crowded tent with heroes from every suburb, including Windsor! We met so many amazing folks, and ended up hanging with the host as the party wandered down to Casey's Pub.

    I now know a bit of why LeDuff gets in scuffles, but from now on if I ever catch him in one, I'm going to have his back. He is the real deal.


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    I hit Cafe D'Mongo's, Downtown Louie's Lounge, and Wright and Co. this past weekend. All of them were awesome in their own ways and I highly recommend them. I think D'Mongo's is my new favorite bar downtown.

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