Weekend Planner: It's Showtime

Check out a Michael Jackson tribute, 'The Tim Machine' and more this weekend.

From music to comedy to glitz and jewelry at the catch one of these shows this weekend and be prepared to be entertained. There's something for everyone.

Here are some suggestions:


  • Where: , Ferndale
  • When: 8 p.m. Thursday
  • Cost: $10
  • Why go: When an octogenarian named Tim invents a time machine in the year 2052, he has a chance to return to the past and help shape his future. The Tim Machine explores life on earth in three different eras of time and examines how much our world changes and grows -- or doesn't.The Tim Machine is directed by Nancy Edwards and written by its performers Jennifer Bloomer, Michelle Giorlando, Gary Lehman, Tim Kay, Sean May and Heather Sejnowski, with additional writing by Vivi Jona.
  • What else: Get tickets here


  • Where: , Ferndale
  • When: 10:30 p.m. Friday
  • Cost: $15
  • Why go: Who’s Bad brings the Michael Jackson concert experience to the stage in a remarkable show that features not one, but two Michael Jacksons: One for the Jackson 5 years and one for Michael’s solo years. This is a full band, full concert extravaganza that is sure to rock the house. Special guests the Infatuations open the show.
  • What else: Event is 18 and older. Get tickets here

  • Where: 
  • When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Why go: The Royal Oak Farmers Market is hosting a glamorous one-day event showcasing vintage jewelry, clothing, furs, accessories, glittering costume, glowing organic cosmetics and handmade jewelry.
  • What else: For more information, call (248) 246-3276. 

'The '

  • Where: , Berkley
  • When: 9 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $10
  • Why go: If you're a fan of comedy, you don't want to miss The Laugh Riot Dolls, an all-female stand-up comedy show featuring Gemaine Gebhard, Esther Nevarez, Julie Lyons, Lisa Semerad, Maji Mu, Heather Kozlakowski and The Laugh Riot Girls Sexy Candy Cigarette Girl Aricka McCauley. Sponsored by Clawson's .
  • What else: The last show sold out, so get your tickets today by calling (248) 399-6750.



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