In and Around the D for the week May 9, 2016

DETROIT (WMYD) - There is a ton to do In and Around the D this week. Here's a look at some of our picks.

Birmingham Hometown Parade
Celebrate the great outdoors at the annual Birmingham Hometown Parade on May 15 in downtown Birmingham. Whether you want to march in the parade or just enjoy the festivities there is something for everyone to enjoy with parade performers, food and live music. Click here for more information.

Royal Oak Wine Roll

Sample the finest wines and signature hors d’ oeuvres from 18 downtown restaurants and venues at Royal Oak Wine Stroll. Enjoy the self-guided walking tour of downtown Royal Oak benefiting he Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb counties on May 14. Find out more information here.

Alice in Wonderland Jr

Join Alice’s adventures in a magical wonderland as she chases the white rabbit, races the dodo bird and raps with a bubble-blowing caterpillar at Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. See a fresh new approach on a classic with updated dialogue and new arrangements of your Disney favorites “I’m late” and “The unbirthday song” on May 14 at the Macomb center for the performing arts. Click here for more information.

Covenant Idol
Are you a fan of the talent on American Idol? Then you have to check out the young people in Detroit at Covenant Idol with contestants from Covenant House Michigan. Enjoy the show stopping performances at the annual competition to empower at risk youth at Hard Rock Café Detroit on May 11. Click here to learn more information.

Motor City Comic Con

Comic fans, the even you’ve all been waiting for is finally here. The 27th annual Motor City Comic Con 2016. The three day celebrity-filled Metro Detroit comic event. Experience over 300 creators, writers, illustrator and actors as they interact with fan dressed in their pop culture best May 13-15 at Suburban Collection Showplace. Find ticket information here.

Detroit Heart Walk

Ready, set, lace up your sneakers for the Detroit Heart Walk on May 14 at West Riverfront Park downtown Detroit. Festivities include a walking route or 5K run, kids zone, fitness activities and more. Click here for more information.

Metro Times Best of Detroit Party
Do you want to know the best restaurants, bars, clubs and entertainment in Metro Detroit? Then you have to check out Metro Times Best of Detroit Party. Dress to impress for an evening of live entertainment, dancing and specialty beverages at Motor City Casino Hotel on May 13 at 7 pm. Click here for more information.

Red Bull Hart Lines

A one of a kind street skateboarding competition like no other is returning to Detroit for Red Bull Hart Lines featuring Ryan Sheckler and last year’s winner for skateboarding on a dynamic custom course on May 14 and 15 in Heart Plaza. Find out more information here.

The Sound of Music

The hills are alive, with a brand new production of The Sound of Music at the Fisher Theatre with classic songs like My Favorite Things, Do-Re-MI and Climb Ev’ry Mountain. It’s no surprise how many awards the productions has won happening May 10-22. Click here for more information.


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