This Weekend: Easter Egg Hunts, First Annual Teddy Bear Tea Saturday
Also happening this weekend: The Marian-Rice Players' performance of 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' debuts this weekend at Marian.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Birmingham Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time.
- When: 1-3 p.m. Saturday
- Where: The Townsend Hotel
- Cost: $40
- Why Go: Little ladies across Metro Detroit won’t want to miss the Townsend Hotel’s first annual Teddy Bear Tea, a charitable event to benefit the local nonprofit, The Bottomless Toy Chest. The afternoon will feature a kid-friendly tea menu and a raffle for a giant teddy bear.
- When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
- Where: First United Methodist Church of Birmingham
- Cost: $15 for adults; $5 for students
- Why Go: Hailed by the New York Times as possessing "explosive vigor and technical fitnesse," the Miro String Quartet comes to Birmingham Saturday. In addition, the artists from Art and Soul will host an art exhibit before the concert and during the reception. The artists' work will be on sale to benefit the individual artists and Art and Soul Ministry.
- When: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday
- Where: Marian High School (7225 Lahser Rd., Bloomfield Hills)
- Cost: $14; $12 for seniors and children under 12
- Why Go: The Marian-Rice Players, made up of students from Marian and Brother Rice high schools, present their spring musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, this weekend. The play features an ensemble made up of 20 Marian students and 15 Brother Rice students who sing and dance as the company's secretaries and executives. Tickets are available at www.marian-hs.org.
- When: Noon Saturday
- Where: Bowers School Farm (1219 E. Square Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills)
- Cost: Free though there are small charges for various activities
- Why Go: Enjoy life on the farm by spending the afternoon with a variety of activities, such as Easter egg hunts, animal feeding, pony rides, crafts and more.
- When: 7 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday
- Where: First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham
- Cost: $5
- Why Go: The First Theater Guild of Birmingham will put on The Phantom Tollbooth, a children's production. This classic story, featuring Milo and his magical quest through the Dodrums to Dictionopolis, is celebrating it 50th anniversary.
Plus! While you're making those weekend plans, don't forget:
- Check out one of several Easter egg hunts in Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills and Beverly Hills at Dive Into Spring at These Birmingham-Area Easter Egg Hunts.
What else is happening around Birmingham this weekend?