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Ernie - A Play by Mitch Albom is being performed through Aug. 14 at City Theatre in Detroit, as well as Aug. 17-20 at City Opera House in Traverse City.
Ernie - A Play by Mitch Albom is being performed through Aug. 14 at City Theatre in Detroit, as well as Aug. 17-20 at City Opera House in Traverse City.

Things to Do (Aug. 12-18)

Here’s hoping you are making the most of your summer.  Still looking for some events to attend? Check out our Things to Do list for August 12-18th, and catch us on Behind The Mitten this weekend!

Ernie – A play by Mitch Albom, July 28-Aug. 14; City Theatre in Detroit; $20-$25; www.olympiaentertainment.com

Unity Christian Music Festival, Aug. 10-13; Heritage Landing in Muskegon; www.unitymusicfestival.com

Restaurant Week GR, Aug. 10-21; various restaurants in the greater Grand Rapids; www.experiencegr.com

National Blueberry Festival, Aug. 11-14; South Haven; www.blueberryfestival.com

River Raisin Jazz Festival, Aug. 11-14; Monroe; https://www.facebook.com/RiverRaisinJazzFestival/

Marquette County Fair, Aug. 11-14; Gwinn; www.marquettecountyfair.org

Tony Bennett, 8 p.m. Aug. 12; Fox Theatre in Detroit; $55-$95; www.olympiaentertainment.com

Martina McBride, 8 p.m. Aug. 12; Kresge Auditorium at Interlochen; $43.50-$60.50; www.interlochen.org

Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, 7 p.m. Aug. 12; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; $26-$125; www.palacenet.com

Phillip Phillips, Matt Nathanson, A Great Big World, 7 p.m. Aug. 12; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre in Rochester; $20-$55; www.palacenet.com

Charley Pride, Aug. 12; Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant; www.soaringeaglecasino.com

Deftones, Refused, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12; Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights; $29.75-$69.75; www.palacenet.com

Saline Summerfest, Aug. 12-13; Saline; www.salinesummerfest.org

Sparta Celtic Festival, Aug. 12-13; Sparta; www.spartacelticfest.org

Flint Jazz Festival, Aug. 12-14; Flint Cultural Center in Flint; https://www.facebook.com/FlintJazzFestival

St. Johns Mint Festival, Aug. 12-14; St. Johns; https://www.facebook.com/St-Johns-Mint-Festival-Aug-12-14-2016-105177429565236/

Fungus Festival, Aug. 12-14; Crystal Falls; http://www.humungusfungusfest.com/

Cheeseburger in Caseville Festival, Aug. 12-21; Caseville; http://huroncountyparks.com/cheeseburger-festival

Josh Groban, Sarah McLachlan, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; $33-$152.50; www.palacenet.com

Kiss, Aug. 13; Van Andel Arena in GR; www.vanandelarena.com

Kenny Chesney, Aug. 13; Ford Field in Detroit; www.detroitlions.com

Flogging Molly, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, 7 p.m. Aug. 13; Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights; $20-$45; www.palacenet.com

Fifth Harmony, Jack & Jack, 7 p.m. Aug. 13; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights; www.palacenet.com

Les Cheneaux Islands Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts, Aug. 13; Hessel; www.lciboatshow.com

Hopstock, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Aug. 13; Calder Plaza in GR; http://www.beercityguild.com/

Forest Fest, Aug. 13; Hartwick Pines State Park; Grayling; www.grayling-mi.com/event/forest-fest

Northport Wine Festival, Aug. 13; Northport; http://northportomenachamber.org/northport-wine-festival/

Ton-Up Motorcycle & Music Festival, Aug. 13; Ypsilanti; www.the-ton-up.com

Toto, 7 p.m. Aug. 14; Meijer Gardens in GR; $50-$55; www.meijergardens.org

Paul McCartney, Aug. 15; Van Andel Arena in GR; www.vanandelarena.com

Kiss, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15; Dow Event Center in Saginaw; www.doweventcenter.com

Granger Smith, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15; Armada Fair in Armada; www.armadafair.org

Michigan’s State Fair in the Upper Peninsula, Aug. 15-21; Escanaba; www.upstatefair.org

Blues Traveler, The Wallflowers, G. Love & Special Sauce, Howie Day, 6 p.m. Aug. 16; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre; $25-$65; www.palacenet.com

Drake, Future, 7 p.m. Aug. 16; Joe Louis Arena in Detroit; www.olympiaentertainment.com

Asleep at the Wheel, 8 p.m. Aug. 16; The Ark in Ann Arbor; $35; www.theark.org

Back to the Bricks, (classic car event and car cruise weekend), Aug. 16-20; Flint; www.backtothebricks.org

Otsego County Fair, Aug. 16-20; Otsego County Fairgrounds in Gaylord; www.otsegocountyfairgrounds.org

Singin’ In The Rain, Aug. 16-28; Barn Theatre in Augusta; www.barntheatreschool.org

ZZ Top, Gregg Allman, 7 p.m. Aug. 17; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; $25-$89.50; www.palacenet.com

ABBA The Concert: A Tribute to ABBA, 7 p.m. Aug. 17; Meijer Gardens in GR; $43-$48; www.meijergardens.org

Don Henley, Aug. 17; Soaring Eagle Casino in MP; $25-$97; www.soaringeaglecasino.com

Dan + Shay, 8 p.m. Aug. 17; U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba; $10; www.islandresortandcasino.com

Ernie – A play by Mitch Albom, Aug. 17-20; City Opera House in TC; $20-$25; www.cityoperahouse.org

Shinedown, Halestorm, Black Stone Cherry, Whiskey Myers, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 18; DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston; $20-$75; www.palacenet.com

Kane Brown, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 18; The Intersection in GR; $16.93-$25; www.sectionlive.com

Bret Michaels, 8 p.m. Aug. 18; U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba; $10; www.islandresortandcasino.com

Danish Festival, Aug. 18-21; Greenville; http://www.danishfestival.org/

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