Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Get the celebrations started early this weekend with the Valentine’s Soul Jam at The Fox Theatre in Detroit or check out the Chocolate Extravaganza in downtown Chelsea. 

Plus, a Black History Month educator workshop at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Stagecrafters’ modern interpretation of “Romeo and Juliet,” in Royal Oak and more. See what else is coming up on “One Detroit Weekend” with Dave Wagner of 90.9 WRCJ. 

Upcoming Events: 

  • Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one at the Valentine’s Soul Jam at the Fox Theatre in Detroit Feb. 10, with performances from Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics, Heatwave, Bloodstone, Enchantment, and The Intruders. 
  • Taste some sweet treats at the Chocolate Extravaganza in historic downtown Chelsea Feb. 10, featuring a cocoa crawl, shopping, chocolate-making demonstrations, a vendor market and more.  
  • Listen to the sounds of earth, water, wind and fire at the Birmingham Concert Band’s performance “Elements of Nature” at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer Feb. 11.  
  • See Stagecrafters’ modern interpretation of the classic Shakespeare romance, “Romeo and Juliet,” on the main stage at the Baldwin Theatre in Royal Oak through Feb. 25.  
  • Grab tickets for Farmington Players’ production of “Lend Me A Tenor,” the story of a world-famous tenor who hilariously can’t make his performance. The play runs through Feb. 24.  
  • Go on an Africana field trip and explore the Detroit Institute of Art’s special exhibit “Regeneration: Black Cinema” during the museum’s Black History Month Educator Workshop. 
  • Visit artist Natalie Wadlington’s “Pollards” exhibit on display at the Library Street Collective in Detroit. The exhibit features multidisciplinary works like paintings, drawings and sculptures.  
  • Check out Detroit-based installation artist Andy T’s “Urban Vision, 2001-2024″ exhibit on display at the Stamelos Gallery Center in the Mardigian Library at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. 

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