Places of Interest & Seating Charts
Places of Interest
ARBOR COMEDY SHOWCASE
314 East Liberty • Ann Arbor • 734-996-9080
Our intentions to provide the best in rising talent are proven, as you may recognize some of the big stars that have performed on our stage, such as Tim Allen, Drew Carey, Rosie O’Donnell, Chris Titus, Ellen DeGeneres, Soupy Sales, Paula Poundstone, Elayne Boosler, Rita Rudner and Father Guido Sarducci, to name a few.
ANN ARBOR HANDS–ON MUSEUM
220 E Ann • Ann Arbor • 734-995-5439
The mission of the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is to provide an opportunity for people of all ages to discover and enjoy the wonder of science, math and technology in an interactive environment that promotes science literacy through experimentation, exploration and education.
AUTOMOTIVE HALL OF FAME
21400 Oakwood • Dearborn • 313-240-4000
The Automotive Hall of Fame is both a visitor attraction and an educational resource for inspiring others to higher levels of achievement in their own work and lives. Visitors will experience automotive history through visual and interactive exhibits, automobiles and authentic artifacts.
Detroit • 313-628-2081
Belle Isle offers the Golf Range, Nature Zoo, Fishing and Picnicking, Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, The Dossin Great Lakes Museum and Floral Clock & Scott Fountain.
CHARLES H WRIGHT MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
315 E Warren • Detroit • 313-494-5800
This 120,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is the largest African American historical museum in the world. The museum documents, preserves and educates the public on the history, life and culture of African Americans.
6134 Second • Detroit • 313-873-8100
Exhibits, programs, workshops and planetarium demonstrations are featured within this picturesque mansion. Displays include a bird room and Silverbolt, a horse sculpture made of automobile bumpers.
CITY THEATER IN HOCKEYTOWN CAFE
2301 Woodward • Detroit • 313-471-3400
Hockeytown Café boasts a full bar, extensive menu, as well as a variety of shows and events. A great place to see the face-off, kick-off or tip-off.
CLINTON RIVER CRUISES
152 N River Rd • Mt Clemens • 586-468-0212
Captain Paul began operating the family owned business in 1990. 0ffering daily lunch and dinner cruises, May thru October, along the Clinton River as well as charter options and special events.
COBO CONFERENCE EXHIBITION CENTER
1 Washington • Detroit • 313-877-8777
Cobo Center is one of the largest convention centers in the nation. Built by the City of Detroit, it originally opened in 1960 and named Cobo Hall in honor of former Detroit Mayor Albert E. Cobo 1950-1957).
1459 Bagley • Detroit
Historic Corktown is located in downtown Detroit, west of Michigan Ave. Former home to Historic Tiger Stadium and turn of the century brick buildings. Visitors can enjoy taverns, pubs and dance clubs.
CRANBROOK ART MUSEUM
39221 N Woodward • Bloomfield Hills • 248-645-3323
Exhibitions of contemporary art by well-known artists are featured. The Cranbrook Collection highlights art work by the academy’s faculty and students. Cranbrook Institute of Science
CRANBROOK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
39221 N Woodward • Bloomfield Hills • 248-645-3209
Each year over 200,000 people visit Michigan’s premier natural history museum to watch the stars come out in the planetarium, observe the live bats, and participate in many annual events. From our Bat Zone to a towering T-Rex, the institute offers an environment that raises questions, encourages investigation and guides visitors to the answers.
DETROIT ARTISTS’ MARKET
4719 Woodward • Detroit • 313-832-8540
Open Wednesday through Sunday, this market / gallery has featured works by Michigan artists for more than 70 years.
DETROIT HISTORICAL MUSEUM
5401 Woodward • Detroit • 313-833-1805
The museum features a costume gallery, changing exhibits and the Streets of Old Detroit, which chronicles three historic periods of the city. The Sunday Strolls program gives historic background to parts of Detroit.
DETROIT RENAISSANCE CENTER
400 Renaissance Drive • Detroit • 313-568-8000
Located on Detroit’s riverfront the Renaissance Center is the tallest building and home to the GM World Headquarters. Enjoy the restaurants and shopping.
DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS
5200 Woodward • Detroit • 313-833-7900
Open: Wed – Sun. The DIA displays works by Rembrandt, Picasso, Matisse and Van Gogh. Other features include the nation’s largest collection of historic puppets and the four-wall mural by Diego Rivera entitled Detroit Industry. The DIA also sponsors special events and programs such as Friday nights at the DIA.
DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HALL
3711 Woodward • Detroit • 313-576-5111
Features world-renowned symphony orchestra presenting the Young People’s Concert Series, guest soloists and jazz, pop, chamber and classical music concerts.
8450 W 10 Mile • Royal Oak • 248-398-0900
Displays include the chimpanzee exhibit, the penguinarium, the walk-through aviary, a reptile house, the indoor rhino and the Polar Bear Arctic Ring of Life Exhibit. The Detroit Zoo is open year-round.
2934 Russell • Detroit • 313-833-9300
Since 1892 • Open Year-Round • Fruits and vegetables, fresh meats and poultry, gourmet foods, fine wines and flowers are all available at this 11-acre, open-air market.
EDSEL AND ELEANOR FORD HOUSE
1100 Lake Shore • Grosse Pointe Shores • 313-884-4222
The Edsel and Eleanor Ford House hosts events, exhibitions, lecture series, childrens’ programs and a video presentation. Visitors will also find the playhouse, a gallery shop, a tea room, gardens and a pool house on the grounds of the estate. Tours are available.
3011 West Grand • Detroit • 313-872-1000
The Fisher Theatre opened as a movie and vaudeville house on November 11, 1928. It featured Mexican-Indian art, banana trees, a goldfish pond and wandering macaws that audience members fed by hand .Remodeled as a live theatre in 1961 under management of the Nederlander Theatrical Corporation, the Fisher is now adorned with marble, Indian rosewood and walnut paneling, and crystal and bronze decorative work. The original 3,500 seats were scaled down to 2,089 to ensure an intimate atmosphere and optimal sightlines.
2211 Woodward Avenue • Detroit • 313-983-6611
The Fox Theatre was the crown jewel of Detroit’s theater district during the first quarter of the 20th Century playing host to some of the biggest names in show business and showing first-runs of some of the greatest films in history. The Fox Theatre has played host to some of the greatest names in entertainment including Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross
333 Madison Avenue • Detroit • 313-963-9800
The restored Gem renown for professional theatre productions and restaurant, the Gem & Century also offer you one of Detroit’s most historic, unique and intimate locations.
Monroe Ave • Detroit
Located between St. Antoine and Beaubien. Visitors can enjoy shops, restaurants, bakeries and a taste of authentic Greek cuisine in Greektown.
GREEKTOWN CASINO HOTEL
555 Lafayette • Detroit • 313-223-2999
Opened in late 2000, the casino itself is a bright, airy two-floor adaptation of the former “Trapper’s Alley” shopping area. A live entertainment lounge and a high-roller room occupy space on the second floor.
GROSSE POINTE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
History Research Center
381 Kercheval Avenue – Suite 2 • Grosse Pointe Farms • 313-884-7010
The Alfred B. and Ruth S. Moran Resource Center welcomes visitors with scholarly or personal interest in the history of Grosse Pointe. The Center houses numerous books, maps, manuscripts, newspaper and magazine clippings, genealogical materials, and other Grosse Pointe memorabilia. Open Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 am – 12:30 pm & 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
GROSSE POINTE HISTORICAL HEADQUARTERS
376 Kercheval Avenue • Grosse Pointe Farms • 313-884-7010
The Provencal-Weir House, c. 1823: This landmark Greek Revival farmhouse is believed to be the community’s oldest surviving residence. It was built circa 1823 by Pierre Provencal on a site near Provencal and Lake Shore Roads. The Society completed restoration of the house in 1996. It is now the site of numerous events that recreate life in the early days of Grosse Pointe. Second Saturdays from 1 – 4pm, Closed July and August. Group tours by appointment.
HENRY FORD ESTATE
4901 Evergreen • Dearborn • 313-593-5590
Open to the public in 1978, the large, Marblehead limestone house resembles Scottish Baronial style, but blends English Gothic with Prairie styles.
HENRY FORD GREENFIELD VILLAGE & MUSEUM
20900 Oakwood Blvd • Dearborn • 313-982-6001
Plan to spend an entire day at the Henry Ford museum while you are enveloped in history. This museum was built around Henry Ford’s true gift to the American people – innovation.
HENRY FORD I-MAX THEATER
20900 Oakwood Boulevard • Dearborn • 313-271-1570
Our IMAX motion picture projection system, invented and developed by Imax Corporation, is the finest motion picture projection system in the world. Images of unsurpassed size, clarity, and impact, enhanced by a superb specially-designed six-channel, multi-speaker sound system, are projected onto our giant rectangular screen which is eight stories wide (84 feet) and six stories tall (62 feet). Our IMAX Theatre is the largest IMAX Theatre in the State of Michigan having the capability to show both 2D and 3D IMAX films. Seating capacity is 440 for 2D, 410 for 3D, and is fully handicapped accessible in accordance with ADA regulations.
HILLBERRY & BONSTELLE THEATERS
3424 Woodward Avenue • Detroit • 313-577-2960
The Bonstelle Theatre is Wayne State University’s 1200 seat broadway-style theatre where the undergraduate company performs. It was originally built in 1902 as the Temple
Beth-El and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. Today, the department produces four shows a year ranging from Shakespeare to musicals to world premiere hip hop adaptations.
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTER
6602 W Maple • West Bloomfield • 248-553-2400
The nation’s first freestanding museum, dedicated to the memory of the Holocaust in its new, expanded home. Beyond exhibits from the former facility in West Bloomfield, the museum features extensive new material, much of which uses state-of-the-art display techniques, to enhance and extend the scope of our message.
JOEY’S COMEDY CLUB
36071 Plymouth Road • Livonia • 734-261-0555
Joey’s Comedy Club is the Midwest’s Premiere Comedy Club, featuring the best in live Stand-Up Comedians from new York to Los Angeles. Our beautiful showroom is located upstairs in Kicker’s “Total Entertainment Complex”.
MACOMB CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
44575 Garfield Road • Clinton Twp • 586-286-2222
The Art Gallery at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts is used for the display of a diversified selection of visual arts featuring the work of local, national and international artists. Macomb Center for the Performing Arts (MCPA) is a full service public assembly facility geared toward the
education and appreciation of art for audiences of all ages.
MARK RIDLEY’S COMEDY CASTLE
310 South Troy • Royal Oak • 248-542-9900
Mark Ridley opened the Comedy Castle in January 1979. Tim Allen and Dave Coulier got their start on open mic in February of that year; Mike Binder was the club’s very first headliner.
MASONIC TEMPLE THEATER
500 Temple Street • Detroit • 313-832-7100
Since the Masonic Temple first opened its doors in 1926, it has been a major contributor to Detroit City’s cultural life and a dynamic economic engine for the region, hosting visitors from around the globe. The largest Masonic Temple in the world displaying unparalleled architectural design.
MEADOW BROOK HALL
480 South Adams • Rochester • 248-364-6200
Meadowbrook Hall is often described as an American castle. It is the former residence of Oakland University founders Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of automobile pioneer John Dodge, and her second husband, lumber broker Alfred G. Wilson.
MEADOW BROOK THEATER
207 Wilson Hall • Rochester Hills • 248-377-3300
Founded on Oakland University’s campus in 1967, Meadow Brook Theatre is Michigan’s largest non-profit producing professional theatre. Meadow Brook Theatre offers award-winning productions, incredible intimacy, excellent sight lines, superior acoustics and much more.
MGM GRAND CASINO HOTEL
1777 Third Street • Detroit • 877-888-2121
Housed in the former IRS building, the MGM Grand is conveniently located in downtown Detroit. Featuring photos & decor of the MGM stars of the 30s 40s, 50s and 60s.
MIGHIGAN MILITARY TECHNICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY
16600 Stephens •. Eastpointe 586-872-2581
Saturdays 10 am – 5 pm. Sundays 12 pm – 4 pm. Dedicated to preserving the stories of Michigan citizens who served & sacrificed, here and abroad, from WWI to the present. The 11,000 square foot Museum exhibits the actual equipment, weapons, uniforms and other artifacts that bear witness to the high cost of freedom.
MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE
1526 Broadway • Detroit • 313-961-3500
The Michigan Opera Theatre presents both classical and non-traditional grand opera, operetta and
musical theater in the Detroit Opera House at Madison Avenue.
MIGHIGAN TRANSIT MUSEUM
Depot 200 Grand Ave • Mt Clemens 586-463-1863
Saturdays and Sundays 1 pm – 4 pm. Built in 1859 for the Chicago, Detroit and Canada Grand Trunk Junction Railway to serve the growing village and county seat of Macomb Co: Mt Clemens.
ln 1862 Young Thomas Edison saved the station agent’s son from being run over by a rolling boxcar. ln appreciation, the station agent taught Edison to operate the telegraph. Some of his earliest inventions were based on what he learned at the station. ln 1980 the city of Mount Clemens purchased the depot and leased it to MTM for use as its headquarters and museum. The depot is now restored to its 1900 appearance. The depot is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. Please see website for schedules and to purchase tickets.
MORLEY CANDY MAKERS
23770 Hall Rd • Clinton Twp 586-464-5411
Morley Candy Makers is the place where Sanders chocolates and desserts are created. 0ur free factory tour is perfect for all ages, and can be customized t0 fit your group needs. 0ur facility is also handicap accessible. Each tour includes a video, a guided walk down our observation hallway to see candy makers at work, free chocolate samples and a stop in our newly remodeled
Sanders Chocolate & ice cream Shoppe. The first Sanders store opened on June 17, 1875. By the 40s and 50’s Sanders products and stores became woven into the traditions of Detroit families. Guided tours require an appointment and the schedule varies based on production, so please call or email for time.
MOTOR CITY CASINO HOTEL
2901 Grand River • Detroit • 313-237-7711
The theme of the Motor City Casino celebrates the industry and the city that put the world on wheels.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS IN DETROIT
4454 Woodward • Detroit • 313-832-6622
The mission of the Museum of Contemporary Art is to present art at the forefront of contemporary culture. As a non-collecting institution, MOCAD is responsive to the cultural content of our time, fueling crucial dialogue, collaboration and public engagement.
St Clair Shores • 586-777-8300
Located in St. Clair Shores on Jefferson, between 9 and 10 Mile, the Nautical Mile boasts the largest concentration of boats in the Midwest. Offering year-round fun for the entire family! Fabulous restaurants, unique shopping, full-service marinas
57500 Van Dyke Rd • Washington 586-781-0084
Loren Andrus, with the help of his brother-in-law David
Stewart, and using Fowler’s book, A Home for All as a guide,
began building his 0ctagon House in 1858. Most of the
-material for construction of the home was acquired from his
surrounding farmland. Known as the house of eights, the 0ctagon House was completed in 1800.
PARTRIDGE CREEK OUTDOOR MALL
17420 Hall Rd. Clinton Twp 586-226-0330
The Mall at Partridge Creek is an exciting open-air
regional shopping center in Clinton Township. Anchored by
N0rdstrom and MJR Digital Cinema 14, The mall is home to
nearly 90 distinctive stores and restaurants. ln addition, the mall has amenities unique to malls in Michigan, including free Wi-Fi, pop jet fountains, a TV Court, and a 3O-footfireplace. The mall even welcomes dogs and provides several dog comfort stations on site.
SELINSKY-GREEN FARMHOUSE MUSEUM
22500 11 Mile • St Clair Shores 586-771-9020
The Selinsky-Green Farmhouse Museum represents the history of a typical family of the late nineteenth century. Prussian immigrants, John & Mary Selinsky, came to St Clair Shores (the Rin Township) in 1868 and by 1874 had built this salt-box structure of log construction. Hours are limited, please call ahead.
SELFRIDGE ANGB AIR FORCE BASE AIR MUSEUM
27333 C Street, Bldg. 1011 586-239-6768
Open to the public on weekends April – October. The Air Museum is the
primary outreach effort of the Michigan Air Guard Historical Association, a non-profit organization established in 1975. Their mission is to help preserve the heritage and traditions of the Michigan Air National Guard, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, and the units that are or were stationed there. See website for entrance restrictions and fees.
STAHLS AN AMERICAN AUTO EXPERIENCE
56516 N Bay Dr Chesterfield 586-749-1078
Get a first-hand look at America’s love affair with the motor car on this
interactive “road trip”. Travel from Illinois to California, experiencing
automotive history and engineering feats from all eras along the way. A few of the pit stops include: Route 66 Americana & Art Displays, Depression Era Cars, Early Race Cars, Classics of the 50’s & 60’s, interactive Children’s Exhibit and more. 0pen to the public on Tuesdays & the first Saturday of the month. Call for details.
WILLIAM P CHRYSLER MUSEUM
One Chrysler • Auburn Hills • 888-456-1924
Celebrating the proud American heritage of an automotive original, the 55,000-square-foot Walter P. Chrysler Museum features three stories of more than 65 antique, custom and concept vehicles interspersed with interactive displays and historical exhibits that tell the story of the automaker’s contributions to automotive design, technology and innovation, as well as the automobile’s impact on American culture.
1 Washington Blvd • Detroit 313-877-8777
2100 Woodward • Detroit 313-962-4000
Tigers’ owner Mike Ilitch played a direct role in designing the facility which incorporates a carousel, ferris wheel and a mammoth water feature in center field. Visit the decade-by-decade pedestrian museum enveloping the main concourse. These are just a few examples of what awaits fans at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit.
DTE ENERGY MUSIC THEATER
Pine Knob Rd • Clarkston 248-377-0100
2000 Brush • Detroit 313-262-2000
The Lions’ home is an incomparable 65,000 seat facility. Ford Field includes a giant glass wall revealing the picturesque Detroit skyline and the old Hudson’s Warehouse, which was built in 1920.
The massive project encompasses a total of 1.85 million square feet of development.
2211 Woodward • Detroit 313-983-6611 • 313-471-3200
LITTLE CAESARS ARENA
2645 Woodward • Detroit
Little Caesars Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Midtown Detroit. Home of the Detroit Red Wings Hockey League, The Detroit Pistons Basketball League and countless other sports and concerts..
MACOMB CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
44575 Garfield Rd • Clinton Twp 586-286-2141 • Ticket Office 586-286-2222
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN STADIUM
University of Michigan • Ann Arbor 734-647-258 • Ticket Information 734-764-0247
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY STADIUM
Spartan Stadium • East Lansing
Spartan Athletic Tickets 800-GO-STATE
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