JANUARY 2019

Wednesday, January 9

Fox on the Fairway: “A Fox on the Fairway is a charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man’s eternal love affair with ... golf.” Running from Wednesday, January 9 through Sunday, February 3, the show takes audiences on a hilarious romp, which “pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club.” A Fox on the Fairway” is a tribute from Ken Ludwig to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over the top romantic shenanigans. A Fox on the Fairway will be shown at the Meadow Brook Theatre, Michigan’s largest producing theater located on the campus of Oakland University. To purchase tickets, call 248-377-3300 or go online to www.ticketmaster.com

Monday, January 14

North American International Auto Show Gallery: 2019 marks the thirteenth year of the ultra-luxury automotive event, The Gallery. This event has now become the official kick-off to the North American International Auto Show. The Gallery will be located at MGM Grand Detroit. Guests will experience a nearly $10 million collection of the most acclaimed automobiles the world has to offer, including brands such as Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche and Rolls Royce, to name just a few. The strolling dinner will be available from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. and the Car Salon will be available form 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit https://naias.com/auto-show/the-gallery/

Wednesday, January 16

Quarterly Networking Meeting: Join the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce for their first Quarterly Networking Meeting of the new year! The “Fun After 5: Quarterly Networking Meeting” will be hosted at the Bank of Ann Arbor in Birmingham from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This complimentary event is open to members and one guest. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be available for guests to enjoy. The food and refreshments will be featuring a taste of Birmingham from local area restaurants. For more information about the Quarterly Networking Meeting, or to register, please email skittle@chaldeanchamber.com or register online at https://www.chaldeanchamber.com/event/quarterly-networking-meeting/

Friday, January 18

AutoGlow: All are invited to Dream Big at the 2019 AutoGlow Friday, January 18 at Ford Field in Detroit. Benefiting the Children’s Center, the night to step out is complete with a strolling dinner, drinks, and dancing all to help the children dream again. Dream Big at the AutoGlow, presented by Ford Motor Company, will benefit more than 7,500 vulnerable children and families that the Children’s Center supports and helps those children and families overcome behavioral, emotional, educational, and physical challenges so they can heal, grow, and dream again. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event, please call 313-262-1085 or visit www.thechildrenscenter.com/autoglow

Saturday, January 19

Quicken Loans Winter Blast: Experience winter in Detroit like you never have before with Quicken Loans Winter Blast weekends! The traditional Winter Blast event has expanded to four festival weekends at Campus Martius Park in Downtown Detroit. Quicken Loans Winter Blast weekends will feature winter activities, live entertainment, and food from local restaurants for the whole family to enjoy. Traditional Winter Blast activities will be divided up among the four different weekends, with many activities appearing during each Quicken Loans Winter Blast weekend. A deviation from tradition, this year, admission to Winter Blast weekend is free. For more information about Winter Blast weekends, visit www.winterblast.com/

Saturday, January 19

Meadery Bus Tour: Join the Motor City Brew Tours for their Meadery Bus Tour on Saturday, January 19 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The bus tour will take you to three meaderies in the metro Detroit area including: B. Nektar Meadery, Schramm’s Mead in Ferndale, and Cellarmen’s in Hazel Park. Tickets for the brew tour are priced at $55, participants must be 21 years or older. The tour ticket includes a guided tour, a free Motor City Brew Tours gift, water/snacks on the bus, and mead samples at each meadery stop. Where available, will be taken on a guided brewery tour. Everything is included in the ticket price. For more information about the Meadery Bus Tour, call (248) 825-3085 or email info@MotorCityBrewTours.com

Friday, January 25

Ann Arbor Folk Festival: Get ready to find your folk! The annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival, a fundraiser for The Ark, returns to University of Michigan’s Hill Auditorium for two different nights of folk and roots music on Friday, January 25 and Saturday, January 26. The Ark is Michigan’s nonprofit home for folk and roots music. “Considered one of the top music clubs in the world, The Ark is renowned for the quality and breadth of its programming. The Ark is an intimate 400-seat club presenting performers ranging from young up-and-comers to classic figures of the folk genre.” For more information about the annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival or to purchase tickets, visit www.theark.org/shows-events/events-workshops/folk-festival

Wednesday, January 30

Pitch Club: Pitch club is a mentoring and funding program hosted across the state of Michigan. According to their website, Pitch Club “has ongoing monthly events that provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from seasoned entrepreneurs and investors. The events are meant to educate, network, inspire and provide valuable experiences for being investable. As part of the events, 3 lucky entrepreneurs will receive the opportunity to practice their pitch and discuss business plan with funding experts, giving them a better understanding the mindset of an investor. Presenters will be given milestones to complete. In addition to guidance from our host and guest experts, attendees will be given a survey to provide additional feedback to the presenters. Pitch club will also feature a guest keynote who can speak on topics related to starting a company, technology, and opportunities for entrepreneurs.” This Pitch Club event will be hosted Wednesday, January 30 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Bamboo Detroit. You can find more information about Pitch Club by visiting, www.PitchClubMI.com