8:00 am – O.W.L.
The 27302 Woodward Ave #0927, Royal Oak, MI 48067
This 24-hour diner rocks inventive Mexican-American fare. Try a chorizo sausage and cheese egg sandwich with cilantro potatoes.
8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3001
Stroll through the zoo and learn about the over 2,000 animals on exhibit. Get up close with everything from wolves to grizzly bears, to red pandas, and giraffes. Some displays are closed, or limited numbers are allowed inside buildings due to COVID, but there’s still plenty to enjoy.
1:00 pm – Beans & Cornbread
29508 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield, MI 48034
Offering an upscale fusion of traditional and non-traditional Soul Food served in a casually elegant environment. Beans & Cornbread has been serving up the heart and soul of southern cooking since 1997. This award-winning soul food restaurant fuses southern roots with an epicurean influence in traditional favorites and low country cuisine. Get your appetite ready because the Roasted Yardbird and Fried Chicken Fantasy are irresistible
2:00 pm – Epiphany Glass Studio
770 Orchard Lake Road, Pontiac, MI 48341
Michigan’s premier state-of-the-art hot glass studio and gallery owned and operated by glass artist April Wagner. Bring friends, family or make it a solo adventure and learn how to create one of a kind sculptures and gift items that are contemporary, colorful and well-crafted. From paperweights and decanters, to huge wall and atrium sculptures, all skill levels are welcome.
5:30 pm – Lily’s Seafood Grill & Brewery
410 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Lily’s is known for great food and excellent service. Perfect for a group of friends or the family. They craft their beer and sodas to delicious perfection. Try the Signature Seared Sesame Tuna and Reggies French River Red.
7:00 pm – Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room
29932 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0908
Explore a variety of quality wines from across the state of Michigan. Find a favorite and share a bottle. Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room works with small wineries throughout Michigan. The wines are local, incredible, and vetted by certified sommeliers.
9:30 pm – Drag Queen Bingo @ Five15 Royal Oak
600 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3828
Touted as “not your grandma’s bingo,” Drag Queen Bingo is a performance that includes audience participation and lots of laughs. If BINGO isn’t for you, enjoy one of their themed and equally vibrant trivia nights.
Photos courtesy of: Detroit Zoo and Epiphany Glass Studio