4 Things to Do in Detroit This Weekend: April 24-26

Modified: July 08, 2022 | Story by Katie Susko | Photos by Andiamo courtesy of Andiamo

Even though we’re still staying home, don’t let that stop you from experiencing Detroit! Here are a few Detroit-centric things to do from home this weekend.

Watch films from the Freep Press Film Festival

Starting April 22, freep.com will be showcasing some of the films and documentaries that were going to be shown at the now-postponed Freep Film Festival. See the full film schedule on freep.com.


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Take a gardening lesson from Michigan State University

If tending to plants and flowers is your thing, or if you want to learn more about it, MSU is offering four online gardening classes. This weekend’s topic is about gardening to support birds. Sign up for the class here.

Watch a glassblowing demonstration

The Glass Academy in Dearborn has spring fever, and they’re celebrating by creating glass mushrooms and slugs on Facebook live! If you’ve never watched glassblowing before, it’s truly remarkable. Learn more about the event.


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Make a meal inspired by a Detroit chef

Chefs from MotorCity Casino-Hotel and Andiamo have generously shared some incredible recipes with us. Now you can cook like a Detroit chef–your family will be so impressed! See the recipes here.

Pasta at Andiamo

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