This Weekend: 'Of Mice and Men' Premieres at the Berman Center
Also happening this weekend: Henry Ford West Bloomfield will host a social work fair while at the library, you can learn about the history of summer camps in West Bloomfield.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. West Bloomfield Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time.
- When: 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday
- Where: Berman Center for the Performing Arts
- Cost: $26-$36
- Why Go: The Acting Company, "America's major touring classical theatre" visits West Bloomfield this weekend for a performance of the Nobel- and Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, Of Mice and Men. The tragic story of two California migrant workers during the Great Depression, the book is one of the most widely-read stories in the U.S. For ticket information, visit www.theberman.org or call 248-661-1900.
- When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday
- Where: Henry Ford West Bloomfield
- Cost: Free
- Why Go: Henry Ford West Bloomfield is celebrating National Social Work Month with its annual Social Work Fair this weekend. Dozens of community agencies will be on hand at Main Street with information on the critical services social workers provide in our community. You can also donate items needed for the troops at the fair. For more information, contact Suzanne Rogers at email@example.com.
- When: 2-4 p.m. Sunday
- Where: West Bloomfield Township Public Library
- Cost: Free
- Why Go: Get in that summer frame of mind this weekend with a look back at the history of summer camps in the West Bloomfield area, with a specific look at 1910-1960, courtesy of the Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society. Camps covered will include: Detroit Free Press Fresh Air Camp, Girls' Friendly Society Holiday House and the Protestant Children's Home Camp Tinega.
- When: 5 p.m. Saturday
- Where: Beacon Hill Golf Club and Banquet Center, in Commerce
- Cost: $20
- Why Go: The Dance Project, which hosts community dances for junior high school students to teach them swing dancing, waltzes and more, will host a Queen of Hearts Dance in Commerce this weekend. The dance will feature live music from the Syncopations.
What else is happening around town this weekend? Let your neighbors know by leaving a comment below!