Around Town: Looking for something to do this weekend in metro Detroit?

Posted at 5:00 AM, Sep 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-20 17:59:43-04

We are making our way to the weekend, which means it's time to know what’s happening Around Town.

LEGO lovers have a place to go this weekend.

“Anybody who loves the interaction and to see the LEGO that’s big designs,” said Chris Leach of the Michigan LEGO Users Group.

The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi is the place to be this weekend. Brickworld LEGO Exposition will show off 40,000 square feet of LEGO work. 

More than 100 artists will be on hand with displays, Leach said.

“We love the hobby so we want people to come in and see what we created, see what we spent our months and hours of doing, and we’d like to show it off to the public,” he added. 

The event is Saturday and Sunday with tickets costing $13.

The replica of the Chrysler House took Chris six months to build and more than 25,000 pieces.

The surrounding area took a couple of hours.

“We set up the roads. We set up the people. The traffic lights. The street lights, put the track together. Set the buildings in place. Put the cars on it. Attach the track together, wire it up and there you go,” Leach said.

Other events happening this weekend:

The POW Committee of Michigan will host a ceremony on Friday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens in Novi, Michigan to mark the 32nd anniversary of the “Michigan Remembers” POW/MIA Memorial and the 39th annual observance of National POW/MIA Recognition Day. 

Romulus Pumpkin Festival 
Downtown Romulus 
It’s the city’s largest family celebration 
Friday through Sunday

Model T Birthday Celebration 
Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
461 Piquette St., Detroit
Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Touch a Truck 
Downtown Allen Park
Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Rendez-vous at Ste. Anne 
French-Canadian & Native American Festival 
Saturday & Sunday
Adults $10, kids under 5 free
1000 Ste. Anne Street Detroit, MI 48216