Reporting Roberta Jasina
DETROIT (CBS Detroit) A big, pink bunny is hopping into metro Detroit for Easter Sunday — but that’s not the only thing going on. Check out our guide to what’s hot around town this weekend.
It’s going to be raining marshmallows on Friday in Wayne County. Check it out at the 28th annual Marshmallow Drop Friday at two Wayne County Parks : Elizabeth Park in Trenton at 9 a.m. and Nankin Mills in Westland at 11 a.m. More than 20,000 marshmallows will be dropped from a helicopter. Youngsters can turn the marshmallows in for a prize. Get more information here.
Riverdance comes to the Fox Theatre in Detroit with joyful music, song and dance at three performances: Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets start at $30. Get tickets here.
Good Friday Service
Get a jumpstart on the holiday with a beautiful Good Friday service at Old St. Mary’s Church on Monroe in Greektown. The event will include readings and orchestral works by Mendelssohn andl Fauré. It happens 8-10 p.m. Get more information here.
Easter At Kensington
Fun stuff happens Saturday at Kensington Metropark, with the Great Egg Hunt from 10:30 until noon at Maple Beach at Kensington. Watch Farmer John and The Barnyard Express animal show at 10:30 am and 11:30 a.m.
Entry fee is $3 per child, payable at the event. Get more information here.
Bunnyville At Detroit Zoo
Hop on over to Bunnyville at the Detroit Zoo this Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., featuring costumed characters, treats, crafts and much more. And don’t miss “The Bunny Follies,” a live mini-musical for the entire family. There are also some great games and prizes at the Funny Bunny Games Tent and Jelly Bean Jamboree. Admission is $6. Get information here.
The Detroit Tigers take on the Red Sox Saturday at Comerica Park at 4:05 p.m. The first 10,000 fans get a magnet schedule. Sunday is Kids Opening Day at Comerica Park from 1-5 p.m. All kids get a very cool little building block calendar to take home, as the Tigers take on the Red Sox.
Brunch With Bach
You can have brunch with Bach at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. This weekend features the music of Back and Paganini. Get details here.