Weekend Planner: Free Crafts, Plant Diaries and 'Til Beth Do Us Part
No plans this weekend? We're here to help.
It's the end of the week. You're bored. You want something to do. Dearborn, you've come to the right place.
Where/When: Ford Community and Performing Arts Center; 8 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: This play, written by a former General Motors employee and UAW member, gives a first-hand account of stories from inside an automotive plant.
Where/When: Detroit Historical Museum, 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Why Go: This film by Emmy-Award winning director Keith Famie presents an in-depth look at the customs, holidays, religious alliances and the complexities of being Arab American though the eyes of several local entrepreneurs, artists and community leaders who have made an impact in Metro Detroit.
Where/When: Players Guild of Dearborn; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 22
Why Go: The Players Guild's latest production follows a woman who may have gotten more than she bargained for when hiring her assistant, Beth.
Where/When: Arab American National Museum; 2 p.m. Sunday
Why Go: This week's craft is Patriot Cubes, where kids will create cubes inspired by those in the gallery that tell stories of Arab Americans in the U.S. Armed Forces, diplomatic corps and the Peace Corps.
Where/When: Byblos Banquet Hall, 6 p.m. Friday
Why Go: Support local businesses, see the latest fashions and tastes the creations of local bakeries in the Cupcake Wars. Presented by Hair by Amal Salon and Boutique. Women only!
Pricing: $35; must be purchased in advance by calling 313-433-6807