Tuesday, November 01, 2005

November in Detroit

The rink at Campus Martius Park opens November 18

Cold weather is quickly sneaking up on Detroit, but don't let its arrival keep you holed-up for the next thirty days - there are far too many interesting things to do this month in Detroit!

From operas and science exhibits to ice skating and parades, the Motor City is bursting with activities to suit people of all ages and tastes.

Here is a small sampling of what's happening in November in the D:

November 1 - 2:

Dia de Muertos, Mexicantown celebrates the Day of the Dead

November 2 - 7:

Detroit Docs International Film Festival at College for Creative Studies, the Detroit Film Center and Detroit Film Theatre

November 4:

Keith Urban performs at the Fox Theatre

November 5 - 13:

La Boheme at the Detroit Opera House

November 5 - May 2006:

Space: A Journey to our Future exhibit arrives at the Detroit Science Center

November 8 - 13:

Cats at The Masonic

The Masonic Temple plays host to Cats and the Great Russian Nutcracker this month

November 8 - 27:

Golda's Balcony at the Fisher Theatre

November 12:

Motown Historical Museum's 20th Anniversary Gala at the Ren Cen

November 18:

Tree-lighting ceremony and opening of the rink at Campus Martius Park

November 19 - 23:

Classical Savion at the Detroit Opera House

November 23:

Hob Nobble Gobble at Cobo Center

November 24:

America's Thanksgiving Parade, downtown Detroit on Woodward

November 26:

Great Russian Nutcracker at The Masonic

And, don't forget about Camille Claudel and Rodin: Fateful Encounter at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA). The DIA is the only art museum in the U.S. with this exhibit, which showcases the stunning sculptural works of these former lovers.

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