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: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Why Go: The Village Players latest production, Follies, opens this weekend. With famous numbers from the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s, the musical has been described as both compelling and sophisticated.
When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Pine Lake Country Club at 3300 Pine Lake Rd. in Orchard Lake
Why Go: The Birmingham-Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra kicks off its season with an opening gala featuring lakefront dining followed by the concert.
When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday
Where: Birmingham Farmers Market off North Old Woodward Avenue
Why Go: Learn more about Birmingham’s agricultural heritage at the Farmers Market Harvest Festival. In addition to the area’s freshest produce, families will learn about the evolution of farming with hands-on activities for all ages. Shoppers can see and pet farm animals at the event, courtesy of Bowers School Traveling Farm.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Where: Nativity Episcopal Church at 21220 W 14 Mile Rd. in Bloomfield Township.
Why Go: More than 40 juried artists will present their work in a gallery setting. Free admission to gallery during the day.
When: 2-7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: St. Paul United Methodist Church at 165 E. Square Lake Rd. in Bloomfield Township
Why Go: The funky festival features a bounce house, clowns and face painting, games for all ages, a tour of a fire truck, Ban-Joes Banjo band entertainment, the Praise Band, banana splits and hotdogs. A showing of Raiders of the Lost Ark is set for 6 p.m.