Christmas is right around the corner, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday in Detroit this weekend. Catch Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s “Elf in Concert,” enjoy a holiday carriage ride on the Woodward Esplanade, or rock out this holiday with Trans-Siberian Orchestra. For those looking for non-holiday-themed events, check out the Detroit Institute of Arts’ drop-in workshops or Kensington Metropark’s Chickadee Chow Down. Find out what else is coming up around town on “One Detroit Weekend” with Dave Wagner and Peter Whorf of 90.9 WRCJ. 

List of Upcoming Events: 

  • Hear the soundtrack of the beloved holiday movie “Elf” played live to picture in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s “Elf in Concert” on Dec. 22-23 at Orchestra Hall in Detroit. 
  • Learn how to make Korean patchwork cloths called bojagi at the Detroit Institute of Arts’ drop-in workshops Dec. 22-23. The cloths can be used to cover food, wrap gifts and more. 
  • Learn about Motown’s The Temptations in the award-winning Broadway play “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations” at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit through Dec. 23. 
  • Embark on a holiday history journey at the Rochester Hills Museum’s Holiday House Tour and All-Aboard Model Railroad Exhibit. The exhibit runs through Dec. 30 at Van Hoosen Farm. 
  • Bask in the beauty of downtown Detroit during a holiday carriage ride along the Woodward Esplanade. Rides are available on Fridays and Saturdays through New Year’s Eve.  
  • Take a visit to Kensington Metropark in Milford on Dec. 22 for the Chickadee Chow Down, where you can feed and learn about the songbirds that call the park home. 
  • Dazzle the whole family with the mystery and magic of “The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays” showcase at the Fox Theatre in Detroit Dec. 21-23.  
  • Rock out this holiday season with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” performance at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit on Dec. 23. 

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