Looking for something to do this week? From a pre-Thanksgiving event to salsa dancing, here’s a rundown of options to help you get social around town.
Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving Party
Start celebrating Thanksgiving early at MIX Bricktown this Wednesday. DJ Lynda Carter will provide the music. Stop by for the day party, starting at 4 p.m., or the night party, beginning at 9 p.m. A complimentary buffet will be available earlier in the evening and a complimentary Ciroc will be provided later.
When: Wednesday-Thursday, Nov. 21-Nov. 22, Day Party 4–9 p.m.; Night Party 9 p.m.–2 a.m
Where: Mix, 641 Beaubien St.
America’s Thanksgiving Parade Viewing & Detroit Lions Pre-Party
Get warm and comfy to watch America’s Thanksgiving Parade® along Woodward by grabbing a spot at the District Market Detroit. Breakfast and drinks will be available such as cocktails, mixed drinks and beer. There will also be a build-your-own bloody mary bar.
When: Thursday, Nov. 22, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where: District Market Detroit, 2645 Woodward Ave.
Dear Fall Day Party
Party for a cause at Exodos Rooftop in Greektown this weekend. The venue will donate a portion of its proceeds from the event to Children’s Hospital of Michigan DMC and also adopt a family for the holiday season.
When: Saturday, Nov. 24, 3-8 p.m.
Where: Exodos Rooftop, 529 Monroe Ave.
Seventh Annual Upper Lip Hair Affair
The Upper Lip Hair Affair invites bearded and mustached men for an evening of entertainment to support individuals affected by men’s health issues in Southeast Michigan. Local musicians and artists will be at the event, there will be a prize 50/50 raffle, a silent auction and the annual “Grande Stache Competition” for the best mustache. Donations are encouraged.
When: Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 24-25, 7 p.m.-midnight
Where: Belle Isle Casino, 1 Casino Way
Admission: $50 (pre-sale general admission); $60 (at the door of the event)
Salsa at the Garden II
Slip on a pair of dancing shoes for an evening of salsa dancing with Armando Vega and Hector Montijo. The night will begin with free salsa classes with Tonia Deliz from Deliz Dance and live music will follow. Tequila Cabresto will provide tequila tastings and drink specials. Guests are asked not to dress in jeans, tennis shoes, T-shirts, hats, shorts and flip-flops.
When: Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 24-25, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: The Garden Theater, 3929 Woodward Ave.
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