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 upcoming weekend from Birmingham and the surrounding area:
Music: Harvard Krokodiloes
- When: 7 p.m. Friday
- Where: First United Methodist Church of Birmingham
- Cost: $10
- Why Go: Kick off 2013 with a musical treat from the Harvard Krokodiloes, Harvard's oldest a capella singing group. Performing jazz, swing, rock and ballads from the 1920-60's, these 12 tuxedo clad undergrads tour the United States and the world, delighting audiences of all ages.
Theater: 'Murder on the Nile'
- When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday
- Where: Birmingham Village Players
- Cost: $17
- Why Go: The latest production from the Birmingham Village Players is an adaptation of Agatha Christie's famous mystery novel, Death on the Nile. Birmingham residents not only star in but direct this production, which has performances scheduled for next weekend as well.
Music: Chamber Music Society of Detroit
- When: 8 p.m. Saturday
- Where: Seligman Performing Arts Center (22305 W. 13 Mile Rd., in Beverly Hills)
- Cost: $30-$60
- Why Go: The Chamber Music Society of Detroit presents British violinist Anthony Marwood and Serbian pianist Aleksander Madžar, both of whom are making their debuts as part of the series, this weekend in Beverly Hills. The program includes music by Beethoven, Debussy, Schubert and Kerry. Purchase by phone at 248-855-6070 or online at www.ChamberMusicDetroit.org.
Music: Classical Brunch
- When: 11:30 a.m. Sunday
- Where: The Community House
- Cost: $25
- Why Go: The Community House's Classical Brunch series returns this weekend with a performance by young violinist Benjamin Beilman perfoming duos with Robert deMaine, principal cellist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and artistic director for the Classical Brunch series.
Schools: Our Lady Queen of Martyrs open house
- When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday
- Where: Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School (32460 Pierce St., in Beverly Hills)
- Cost: Free
- Why Go: Interested in sending your child to the Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School in Beverly Hills? The K-8 Catholic school will be holding an open house for all interested parents and students this weekend. According to principal Joe Vincler, the school boasts an low student-to-teacher ratio and offers after-school programs like the Cathlic Youth Organization, intramural athletics, Scouts, drama club and more. Bussing is provided by the Birmingham Public School District for students who live in the district.
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