Winter is knock-knock-knocking at the door, but even with the chill in the air, there’s still so much to do in and around Detroit this weekend. Cross off some of your holiday shopping at the Winter Markets in Cadillac Square or check out Noel Night coming to the Midtown Detroit.

Shoe lovers can browse all the latest sneakers at the Michigan Sneaker Exchange at Huntington Place. Plus, get creative with the Detroit Institute of Arts’ printmaking notecards workshop. See what else is coming up around town on “One Detroit Weekend” with Dave Wagner of 90.9 WRCJ 

List of Upcoming Events:  

  • Support small businesses as you check off your holiday shopping list at the Winter Markets in Detroit’s Cadillac Square. Shopping is open through January 7, 2024. 
  • Marvel in the choreography of Cirque Dreams as they perform their Holidaze holiday spectacular at the Fox Theatre in Detroit Dec. 1-3. The performance blends Broadway-style music with contemporary circus artistry. 
  • Celebrate the holiday season with a visit to Santa, live music, make-and-take activities and more at the 49th annual Noel Night Saturday, Dec. 2 in the Midtown Detroit and Cultural Center District. 
  • Calling all sneakerheads — visit Michigan’s largest sneaker show, the Michigan Sneaker XChange at Huntington Place in Detroit on Saturday, Dec. 2. You can buy, sell and trade your shoes as well as shop from more than 150 vendors. 
  • Hear some of your favorite classic Christmas tunes at the Celtic Women Christmas Symphony Tour, taking place Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts in Detroit. 
  • Join the queen of Christmas herself, Mariah Carey, who’s bringing her “Merry Christmas One and All” concert to Little Caesars Arena Friday, Dec. 1 
  • Make your own notecards at one of three Detroit Institute of Arts’ drop-in printmaking workshops on Dec. 1-3. Attendees will use foam printing plates, water-based inks and a wooden stylus to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind hand-pulled prints on paper. 
  • Learn about the life of Geddy Lee, Canadian musician and songwriter best known as the bassist and lead singer of Rush, at The Fillmore Detroit on Monday, Dec. 4 for his “My Effin’ Life in Conversation” book tour.

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