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This weekend is chock-full of fun and fashionable things to do, so if you’re itching to hit the town, these events will keep you busy!
Drinks x Design: Creative Entrepreneurs | Thursday, January 8
Drinks x Design is back and starting the year off from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Grand Circus. This month will feature presentations from the graduates of DC3’s Creative Ventures Residency Program in addition to the drinks, networking and relaxed atmosphere. The four presentations start at 6 p.m. with about 15 minutes in between each presentation for a drink refresher. To register (link: dxdjan2015.eventbrite.com) for the event, choose one session to attend but know you will have the freedom to attend all of the sessions or to skip the presentations and just mix and mingle at the events. Space is limited to about 200 people so arrive early to guarantee entry.
Grand Circus is located at 1570 Woodward Ave., in Detroit.
Greater Detroit Flavors of India Festival | Thursday, January 8
Hundreds of metro Detroiters will gather at the Royal Oak Farmers Market from 6 to 10 p.m. to celebrate the exotic and alluring cuisine of India. Punjab Sweets, Saffron Fine Indian Cuisine and Moti Mahal are just three of the six restaurants that will be featured at the event. While you are tasting the delicious cuisine, enjoy Indian and American music, a shopping bazaar, children’s activities and more. Tickets for the event are $12 per person. More information can be found at www.celebratemetrodetroit.com.
Royal Oak Farmers Market is at 316 E. 11 Mile Road, in Royal Oak.
Royal Oak Winter Beer Fest 2015 | Saturday, January 10
Stay warm and celebrate the season with a craft beer tasting at the Royal Oak Winter Beer Fest at the Royal Oak Music Theatre. Dozens of craft brews from around the state will be featured during the tasting along with beers from other national breweries. Doors are at 7 p.m. but for the beer connoisseur who is looking for a VIP experience, the doors will open at 6 p.m. for early access to the entire selection of craft beer and two private hours in the balcony with the rarest and most hotly pursued specialty brews. General admission tickets are $45, VIP tickets are $65 and a reduced designated driver ticket will be available at the door.
The Royal Oak Music Theatre is at 318 Fourth St., in Royal Oak.
Orleans + Winder Pop Up Shop, Part II| Saturday, January 10
Enjoy an evening of hot cocoa or coffee and shop beautiful fashions and objects are the Orleans + Winder Pop Up Shop, Part II. While shopping receive 20% off your purchase of FW14 products.
Red Hook Detroit is at 8025 Agnes, in Detroit.
January Detroit SOUP | Sunday, January 11
Learn about the creative projects happening in Detroit and enjoy the theatrical environment at Detroit SOUP. Doors open at 6 p.m. with proposals at 7 and dinner at 8. It costs $5 to attend and attendees will vote on which project to fund with the money raised from the dinner. For more information, visit www.detroitsoup.com.
Detroit SOUP is at 2900 E. Grand Blvd., in Detroit.