Nightlife in Bay City

Nick Carter & Jordan Knight at Royal Oak Music Theatre on September 28 at 7 p.m. (Up to 38% Off)

Nick Carter & Jordan Knight

Royal Oak Music Theatre

$56.50 $35

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Members of New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys debut a new collaborative album on a tour full of harmonies and choreography

Comedy Show for Two with Appetizers and Drinks at the Holly Hotel (Up to 53% Off)

Holly Hotel

Village Of Holly Downtown

$64 $30

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Drinks and appetizers sate audiences during standup-comedy shows on Friday and Saturday nights

Pub Food at Ultimate Sports Bar & Grille (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Ultimate Sports Bar & Grille

Wixom

$20 $10

Burgers, chili fries, chicken tenders, and baby-back ribs in sports bar with flat-screen TVs and projection screens

$40 for an Intro Michigan Wine Class for Two at MBTB Tasting Room ($80 Value). Two Dates Available.

Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room

Shelby Township

$80 $40

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Tasting guides introduce participants to six boutique Michigan wines, pairing them with Michigan cheese and organic chocolates

Hookahs and Soft Drinks for Two, Four, or Six at Strange Clouds Hookah Lounge (Up to 56% Off)

Strange Clouds Hookah Lounge

Utica

$22 $12

Guests puff flavored hookahs and sip soft drinks in spacious lounge with game room and DJs

Pub Fare at Library Sports Pub and Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Library Sports Pub and Grill

Novi

$20 $10

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Martinis & more than 40 beers such as Red Stripe & Hacker-Pschorr complement plates of nachos, steaks & potato-encrusted whitefish

Pub Food and Drinks at Library Sports Pub and Grill (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Library Sports Pub and Grill

West Bloomfield

$20 $12

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Surrounded by plasma TVs showing sports games, visitors win against hunger with mozzarella sticks, BLT pizzas, and seasonal beer on draft

Macomb Symphony Orchestra Presents Ciao Italia! for One or Two on Friday, October 3, at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Macomb Symphony Orchestra presents "Ciao Italia!"

Macomb Center for the Performing Arts

$24 $14

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An accomplished tenor and mezzo-soprano join the MSO for an evening of Italian opera, songs, and orchestral works

Pizzas, Burgers, and Barbecue at Joe's Garage Sports Pub (Up to 45% Off)

Joe's Garage Sports Pub

Clio

$20 $11

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Chefs prepare platters of burgers, barbecue, and hand-tossed pizzas inside sports bar with live entertainment on the weekends

Jack Russell's Great White at Diesel Concert Lounge (Up to 56% Off)

Eric Martin of Mr. Big, Nonpoint, or Great White

Diesel Concert Lounge

$16.98 $10

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Rock out to nü metal from Nonpoint or relive classic hard-rock memories with Jack Russell's Great White

Beer Flights for Two or Beer and Pub Food for Lunch or Dinner at Falling Down Beer Company (Up to 50% Off)

Falling Down Beer Company

Southwest Warren

$20 $10

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Craft beer such as blonde ales and IPAs pairs with pub grub made from local ingredients such as Wigley's corn beef reubens

43% Off at Doc’s Sports Retreat in Livonia

Docs Sports Retreat

Docs Sports Retreat

$30 $17

Dynamic sports bar boasts over 75 flat-screen TVs and an all-season patio

$39 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $25 Worth of Food at Coach's Corner Bar and Grill ($75 Value)

Coach's Corner Bar and Grill

Livonia

$25 $13

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Menu offers an array of pub fare such as boneless chicken wings, burgers with salsa and jalapeños, and beer-battered cod

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

New Baltimore

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Wine-Tasting and Winery Tour for Two, Four, or Six at DeAngelis Cantina del Vino (Up to 56% Off)

DeAngelis Cantina del Vino

Ann Arbor

$60 $29

Nine samples of all-natural wines headline a tasting experience that includes food pairings, souvenir glasses, and a tour of the grounds

Sunday-Night "Drag Queen Addictions" Show for Two with Drinks at Inuendo Nightclub (Up to $32 Value)

"Drag Queen Addiction"

Inuendo Nightclub

$32 $19

LaBelle and Aretha Franklin impersonator April Summers brings her big personality to the stage as she introduces a lineup of drag stars

Carryout or Dinner and Drinks for Two or Four at 59 West Entertainment Complex (Up to 56% Off)

59 West

Downtown Highland

$30 $19

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Twists on classic food, such as pesto mozzarella sticks and steaks with house Jack Daniel's sauce, precede half-hour rounds of pool

Pizza and Pitchers of Beer for Two or Four at Bar 153 Sports Bar and Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Bar 153 Sports Bar and Grill

Garden City

$25 $13

Pizzas and cold pitchers of beer served in a sports bar with pool tables, 30 high-def TVs, and themed nights with karaoke or DJs

Wine Tasting Plus Cheese and Crackers for Two or Four at Kayla Rae Cellars (50% Off)

Kayla Rae Cellars

Rockford

$22 $11

Only Michigan-made red, white, fruit, and dessert wines compose its selection

Club Admission with Champagne for Four or Eight at Stilettos (Up to 58% Off)

Stilettos

Inkster

$48 $20

Mingle with friends while sipping champagne at an LGBT nightclub with drag shows, live music, and DJs

Drive-In Movie Double Feature for Two or Family of Four at Ford Drive In (Up to 52% Off)

Ford Drive In

Dearborn

$18 $9

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‘50s-era drive-in screens double features of first-run movies across five screens, with outdoor car heaters

One or Three Hookah Sessions at Famous Corner Hookah (Up to 44% Off)

Famous Corner Hookah

Dearborn

$18 $10

Puff delicious hookah flavors professionally prepared in-house such as coconut, guava, sweet melon, and winterfresh

Bar Food for Two or Four for Dine-in or for Carry-out at Paradise Cafe & Lounge (Up to 50% Off)

Paradise Cafe & Lounge

Dearborn

$40 $20

Female-owned tavern offers classic and inventive bar fare and ample events and music performances

Private Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Chateau Aeronautique Winery (Half Off)

Chateau Aeronautique Winery

Rives

$100 $50

After a winery tour, guests sample wines fermented from Michigan grapes paired with snacks alongside an airplane hangar and grass runway

Sister Hazel at St. Andrew's Hall on December 11 at 7 p.m. (Up to 66% Off)

Sister Hazel

Saint Andrew's Hall

$29 $10

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Florida alt rockers behind the '90s smash "All for You" treat fans to decades of upbeat melodies and sugary harmonies

Dionne Farris and The Russell Gunn Quartet at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts (Up to 56% Off)

Dionne Farris & The Russell Gunn Quartet

Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts

$68.60 $30

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Grammy-winning former hip-hop artist of Arrested Development teams up with Grammy-nominated experimental jazz group

"A Mother's Love: The Musical" at Detroit Masonic Temple, September 19-21 (Up to 46% Off)

"A Mother’s Love: The Musical"

Detroit Masonic Temple

$54.15 $29

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Star of "Real Housewives of Atlanta" and former member of Xscape stars in a semi-autobiographical musical

In-Home Wine Tasting for Up to 12 People, Plus 2 Wine Glasses, from PRP Wine International (Up to 78% Off)

PRP Wine International

Redeem from Home

$220 $49

Trained consultants pour six different wines while providing guests with background information, tasting tips, and pairing suggestions

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: "Built to Amaze" (Up to 51% Off). Showtimes Available September 19–21.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Built To Amaze

Van Andel Arena

$36.90 $20

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Humans and animals perform their most spectacular stunts with cannons, upside-down trapezes, towering unicycles, and other contraptions

Hard-Cider Tasting for Two or Four with Howler at Jaden James Brewery (Up to 51% Off)

Jaden James Brewery

Kentwood

$23 $11.50

Tasters sip hard ciders with such flavors as raspberry, peach, and sweet cherry, and take home a howler of their favorite

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Carpeted in verdant grass and shaded by massive trees, the 18-hole course at Tropical Falls Miniature Adventure Golf winds among small ponds, gushing fountains, and cascading waterfalls. Elsewhere, machines churn out pitches ranging from soft lobs to 80 mph fastballs in seven on-site batting cages, and three beach-volleyball courts host spring and summer leagues open to all, even human crabs prone to popping the ball during the serve.

G4312 S Dort Hwy
Burton,
MI
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Pressing one’s ear to the rim of a beer glass at The Watershed Tavern & Grill’s bar, one can almost hear the small waves lapping against the shores of nearby Lake Lansing. The white Christmas lights strewn across the ceiling similarly evoke the outdoors with their semblance to a starry night sky. The owners of the cozy neighborhood pub didn’t have to look far for the inspirations behind this décor—Lake Lansing Park, with its lush trees and notoriously hungry lake monster, lies just across the street. Additionally, strains of music from live bands and DJs can be heard most evenings, adding to the bar's welcoming atmosphere. Though many visitors stop in thanks to the pub’s proximity to recreation as well as to Michigan State University and downtown Lansing, signature menu items such as the Shed chips ensures a steady stream of regulars. Seasoned, fried, and served with chunky blue-cheese dressing, the homemade sliced russet potatoes remain a staple, as do the home-style chicken Parmesan and spicy buffalo chicken wrap. The all-you-can-eat soup and salad bar is also a crowd-pleaser, offering crisp leafy greens and warming soup pours. High-definition televisions line the pub’s dark hardwood walls, causing draft brews and stacked sandwiches to teeter as Spartans fans slam their tables in celebration of touchdowns and strategic timeouts.

5965 Marsh Rd
Haslett,
MI
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Buddies Pub & Grill’s menu is so diverse that the nachos alone come in four styles. They range from a Southern-style plate of chips crowned with barbecue beef and jalapeños to a meatless plate of garden nachos topped with extra veggies and love letters from local garden gnomes.

For over 15 years, the eatery has sated appetites with a massive menu that includes sandwiches, upscale steaks, and seafood. Assorted burgers and salads round out the menu, along with customizable pizzas with toppings such as pepperoni, Philly cheese steak, and banana peppers.

The restaurant's three locations feature interiors that also emphasize variety, with dining tables that are flanked by flat-screen TVs, pool tables, and high-stool bar tables.

1937 W Grand River Ave
Okemos,
MI
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In 2011, O'Malley's Galley won The Citizen's readers polls for the best ribs, desserts, and catering in town. The eatery continues to live up to these titles with its inventive American food, including barbecue pork, smoked for 24 hours with cherry wood and basted in sauce that's made fresh for each order. In addition, Michele O'Malley, a member of the founding family, handcrafts all of the restaurant's highly lauded desserts to ensure delicious consistency. The restaurant's catered hog roasts spruce up weddings, graduations or office get-togethers with skilled chefs appearing on-site to carve the hog, prepare it, and teach it to fly.

1595 S Ortonville Rd
Ortonville,
MI
US

Thomas and Friends Live! stars the beloved characters of Thomas, Percy, Diesel, and all their friends in a fun-filled theatrical extravaganza. The latest production, Thomas Saves the Day, follows the gaggle of anthropomorphic trains as they prepare for the annual Magic Lantern Festival on the island of Sodor. As the engines work together to repair the lighthouse that guides visitors to the island, children will learn important lessons in discovery, friendship, cooperation, and how to slip loose from a giant octopus while scuba diving. The 90-minute musical's brand-new songs will have tots clamoring in adulation for an encore and throwing gummy bears onto the stage, the highest form of pre-K praise.

7774 Sashabaw Rd.
Clarkston,
MI
US

O’Tooles offers a massive menu of Irish-inspired American fare, sure to please that dashing ex-Emerald Islander in your jazz aerobics class. The juicy beef tenderloin bites ($9.99) are char-grilled to order and served with the house houseradish sauce to properly lubricate the palate for delicious beers and bite to come. Appetized seafarers can dive into the battered and fried calamari ($7.99), with two dipping sauces and lemon wedges. Savory sandwiches and burgers, such as the corned-beef and kraut-or-slaw-stuffed Celtic reuben ($8.49) or the customizable burger ($6.99) with more than 20 available toppings ($0.29¬–$1.29), satisfy diners' desires to hold hands with their meals in public for once. Hearty entrees offer an eclectic selection of plated proteins. Meat enthusiasts should opt for the award-winning ribs ($13.99–$22.99), smothered in tangy barbecue sauce, while pescevores needn't go fishing with a bounty of flavor in each forkful of the lobster mac 'n' cheese ($12.99) or Guinness-battered fish and chips ($9.99–$13.99). Wings, salads, soups, and pizza round out the menu, ensuring each member of your book club or fight club will emerge from the dinner satisfied and fully fed.

4000 Cass Elizabeth Rd
Waterford,
MI
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