Nightlife in Clawson

Shakespeare Royal Oak – Up to 47% Off

Shakespeare Royal Oak

Starr Jaycee Park

$21.69 $12

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Outdoor productions of Shakespeare's iconic tragedy and a witty retelling of his oeuvre

Up to 36% Off Tequila-Tasting Event

Tequila Mundo

Royal Oak Farmer's Market

$103.70 $69

Tasting event collecting more than 40 different types of tequila and mezcal

The Magic Bag – Up to 58% Off Standup or Concert

The Magic Bag

Downtown Ferndale

$12 $5

An Andy Kaufman hybrid, a Who tribute that celebrates the Keith Moon years, or a twangy classic rock band on a legendary stage

ComedySportz – Up to 41% Off Improv

ComedySportz

Michigan Actors Studio

$17 $10

Game-based comedy show pits teams of improvising funny folk against one another in a contest of light-footed joke making

Up to 56% Off Sketch-Comedy Show

Go Comedy! Improv Theater

Downtown Ferndale

$40.98 $18

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Veteran Detroit comedic actors preform a series of sketches

Up to 43% Off Beer-Tasting Package at Kuhnhenn Brewing

Kuhnhenn Brewing

Northwest Warren

$64 $39

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Brewery guests taste a pint of beer and receive a pint glass and t-shirt to take home

Buddy Guy – Up to 51% Off

Buddy Guy

Meadow Brook Music Festival

$20.35 $10

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Blues legend's career of buttery riffs and heartfelt wails spans more than 50 years

Up to 41% Off "Drag Queen Addictions" at Inuendo Nightclub

"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

Up to 56% Off 59 West Entertainment Complex

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

Skybox Sports Grill – Up to 56% Off

Skybox Sports Grill

Highland

$56 $27

Neighborhood grill and bar lures crowds with karaoke, trivia nights, and local bands until as late as 2 a.m.

Up to 52% Off at Snooker's Pool & Pub 

Snooker's Pool & Pub

Multiple Locations

$30.99 $15

Well drinks, drafts, and sodas complement burgers and sandwiches at a pub outfitted with billiards tables

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

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

50% Off Michigan Wine Appreciation 101 Class for Two

Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room

Shelby Township

$80 $40

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

Alisa Chirco – Up to 55% Off Pop-Rock Concert

Alisa Chirco

Macomb Music Theatre

$29.10 $14

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Detroit pop-rock singer joins forces with fellow local Pato Margetic to celebrate her debut album "A Better Me"

Up to 52% Off Double Feature at Ford Drive In

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

Jesse McCartney – Up to 57% Off

Jesse McCartney

Saint Andrew's Hall

$35 $15

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Singer, songwriter, and actor shares soulful pop hits in support of his latest album, In Technicolor

Up to 78% Off In-Home Wine Tasting

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

Fantasia – Up to 54% Off R&B Concert

Fantasia

Chene Park

$60.55 $28

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Grammy- and American Idol-winner shares songs from her latest album, "Side Effects of You"

Women's Empowerment Expo – Up to 30% Off

The Women's Empowerment Expo

Cobo Center

$42 $29.50

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A bustling day of breakout sessions and performances aims to entertain, inspire, and empower women

Complexions Contemporary Ballet – Up to 55% Off

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Music Hall Center

$107.80 $49

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Ballet company with 20 years of accolades continues its inventiveness and commitment to breaking boundaries

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

48% Off Pub Food at Coach's Corner Bar and Grill

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

Up to 55% Off Standup Comedy and Appetizers

Laff Tracks Comedy Club

Wixom

$32 $19

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Comedy club showcases some of the metro area's most seasoned jesters on Saturday nights, including Bill Bushart and Paul Piziks

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

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

Up to 50% Off Pizza and Beer at Bar 153 Sports Bar and Grill

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

Up to 58% Off Party Package with Champagne

Stilettos

Inkster

$48 $20

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

Smile Empty Soul with Sid Wilson of Slipknot – Up to 64% Off

Smile Empty Soul with Sid Wilson of Slipknot

Diesel Concert Lounge

$41.96 $15

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Slipknot turntablist takes the stage solo with a blend of EDM and nu-metal, touring with hard rockers Smile Empty Soul and Blue Felix

Up to 58% Off Tour and Wine Tasting

Colio Estate Winery

Harrow

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Guests tour winemaking facilities, followed by a tasting flight featuring premium wines

Up to 56% Off Wine-Tasting and Tour

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

"The Laugh Off" Improv Show – Up to 55% Off

The Laugh Off

All Star Sports Bar

$44.18 $20

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Like Wild 'n Out, improv comedy show pits two teams—one with a special guest—against each other so the audience can decide who's funnier

Up to 47% Off Pub Dinner at The Sodbuster Bar in Sylvania

The Sodbuster Bar

Sylvania

$18 $10

Neighborhood bar dishes out tasty appetizers & half-pound burgers as guests play pool & trivia or enjoy live bands & comics

43% Off at The Barn Bar

The Barn Bar

Sylvania

$14 $8

Lively bar hosts guests who can chow down on patty melts, onion rings, and wings while watching sports or partying

Boz Scaggs – Up to 40% Off Rock

Boz Scaggs with Dave Mason

Centennial Terrace

$63.50 $45

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Rock, soul, and rhythm-and-blues master behind hits such as "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" joins a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer

Half Off Wine Tasting 

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

Up to 53% Off Comedy Night for Two at Holly Hotel

Holly Hotel

Holly

$64 $30

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National touring comedians take the stage every Friday and Saturday, paired with small plates such as baked brie, crab cakes, and escargot

Up to 50% Off Comedy Show

Funny Bone Comedy Club

Funny Bone Comedy Club

$39.99 $20

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National comedy club chain hosts headlining comics up to five nights a week; adjoining seafood restaurant serves Creole-inspired appetizers

Up to 43% off at Field of Dreams Drive-In Theater

Field of Dreams Drive in Theater

Multiple Locations

$14 $8

Drive-in theater offers double features at two locations with free, family-friendly games to play before showtime

55% Off Movie and Concessions from Dealflicks

Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

$20 $9

Guests get $20 worth of Dealbucks, which can be used for movie tickets & concessions from Paramount Cinema & 3 other theaters

WoodsStock Music & Arts Festival – Up to 42% Off

WoodsStock Music & Arts Festival

Schedel Arboretum & Gardens

$50 $29

Celebrate the Woodstock era with live tribute acts, a classic car show, and juried arts show in Schedel Arboretum

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Voted best karaoke bar by Hour Detroit magazine three years in a row, Royal Kubo complements amateur entertainment with an extensive menu of Filipino fare and liquid libations. Appetizers and entrees such as lumpia shanghai, topping meat eggrolls with sweet-and-sour pepper sauce ($8.95), and pansit guisado, a mix of bihun rice noodles, pork, chicken, and shrimp ($10.95) please palates. Diners can also sink sharpened mouth knives on yakitori chicken, marinated in teriyaki sauce and served alongside garlic-fried rice ($9.95), or dive into kalderata baka, beef tenderloin swimming among veggies in a tomato-sauce sea ($10.95). Halo-Halo, a colorful concoction of shaved ice, leche flan, tropical fruit, and ice cream allays post-dinner doldrums ($5). On warmer days, diners can enjoy meals on Royal Kubo’s wood-sheltered patio or enjoy a cocktail of courage at the bar, lined with hanging beveled glass lamps, before taking the karaoke stage for a rousing rap rendition of “Greensleeves.”

27 E 14 Mile Rd
Clawson,
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Dooley's Tavern is a sports bar with all the charm of an Irish pub. If you think it doesn't get any better than that, well, it does. There are three Dooley's locations throughout Detroit, meaning the chance to savor a Guinness or a locally brewed Michigan beer is never far away.

But this pub is about more than the pints. The food menu stands on its own with crispy thin-crust pizzas, half-pound burgers, and a wide selection of iconic Irish cuisine. Try the fish and chips or the corned beef sandwich, the latter a layered combination of toasted bread, Grobbel's corned beef, and swiss cheese. Dooley's claims it's the largest of its kind in the world; sadly, the sandwich is always eaten just before an official measurement can be taken.

27 E 14 Mile Rd
Clawson,
MI
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Cousins Elias Hajjar and Nicholas Aubrey take yearly trips back to Lebanon to visit their family, but they can eat authentic Lebanese cuisine without leaving the confines of their own restaurant. With Gemmayze, which is named after a bohemian neighborhood in Beirut, they "wanted to create not only a menu that exemplified what's happening in Beirut and Lebanon right now, but we wanted to re-create the atmosphere,” Hajjar said in a Detroit Metromix article. “So the colors on the walls and ceiling are light and very clean and refreshing, and the menu reflects that as well.”

Inside the multi-level dining room, dangling lights twist like a strand of DNA above tables topped with shareable plates of hummus, grape leaves, and kibbe nayee—minced raw meat with bulgur and spices. Each dish is made from scratch using recipes that date back generations. Nearby, decorative palm tree appliqués cling to windows and a large brushed metal frame displays a variety of vintage forks, which can only be wielded by the rightful ruler of England. After dinner, patrons can move into the lounge and perch atop comfy ottomans and banquettes swaddled in rich fabrics while sipping wine or a cocktail.

310 S Main St
Royal Oak,
MI
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Every morning at Tom’s Oyster Bar, chefs scrawl the day’s battered and grilled seafood specials on chalkboard menus suspended from the ceiling. In addition to that list of freshly caught fish, the chefs tout their commitment to fresh seafood by stocking their raw bar with oysters that are shucked to order and then gently scolded for hording pearls.

In the wood-accented dining room, companions can sip from dozens of draft and bottled brews and bask in the glow of flat-screen TVs, or retreat to the outdoor patio and take in views of downtown Royal Oak.

318 S Main St
Royal Oak,
MI
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With a stage sturdy enough to bear the weight of standup comedy giants such as Jon Stewart, Jerry Seinfeld, and Ellen DeGeneres, Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle continues to cultivate talent to fill up its schedule. In the same way that it has operated since 1979, the venue employs a three-tier format for its shows: two locals, one up-and-coming and one seasoned, followed by a nationally recognized comic. This approach exposes audiences to new voices while comforting them with the promise of a recognizable face at evening’s end.

310 S Troy St
Royal Oak,
MI
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• For $24, you get an American pub dinner for two, which includes two entrees (up to a $44 value) and one appetizer (up to a $10 value; up to a $54 total value). • For $8, you get $16 worth of American pub fare and drinks at lunch.

32955 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak,
MI
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