February Things To Do {Mid-Winter Break Edition}

February Things To Do Metro Detroit

Have no fear! Things To Do Macomb is Here…with your line up for Mid-Winter Break through the end of February πŸ™‚

Not sure how the weather will impact events and activities this week, but you do you πŸ˜‰


Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras Options

Small’s (Hamtramck)

Open for carryout and outdoor seating 10am – 7pm on Fat Tuesday!

Paczki Bombs, Big Beers, and Polish Food! (No live music this year.)

Big kielbasas, pierogi, kielbasa fried rice, and Pierogi Mac N Cheese (new item).

Call 313.873.1117 to place your carry out order on Tuesday!

Paczki Bombs are available until they run out for $6 each.

Limited number of T-shirts available at the bar.

Mask required inside at all times & sanitizing stations throughout the bar.


Sherwood’s Brewery (Shelby)

Beer, Beads, & Bingo!

Bourbon Street IPA Release, Mardi Gras Music Bingo, & Cajun Inspired Dinner Specials!

Dinner Specials Include: Blackened Shrimp Po Boy, Gumbo, Louisiana Shrimp Dip, Jumbo Cajun Wings


Anchor Point Bistro 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Week (St. Clair)

A New Orleans Themed Menu Takeover, Prizes, Beads, 50/50, Specials, Mask Decorating Contest, & Apparel Giveaways!

Proceeds from the apparel sale go to the St. Clair Jazz Band & 50/50 proceeds go to the Lelito’s Legacy Foundation.

Mardi Gras Party kicks off on Tuesday with Paczki available starting on Tuesday at 11am. No pre-orders.


>>Also: See My Paczki List for 36 Locations on Where to Find Them Around Town!<<


Fieldstone Girl Scout Cookies & Wine Pairing Event

Saturday, 2/20

6 wines & 6 cookies!

Tickets are $30 for two people. There will be 4 people per table.

Sessions will be 1.5 hours long.



4pm-5:30pm (Sold Out)


Chic Antique’s February Market (Almont)

Make sure you are following them on Facebook & Instagram!

They always have a VIP night for their social media followers on Wednesday (the week of the market) from 5-7:30pm

The Regular Market Hours this month are Feb 19-21, from 10am-4pm

The cover photo for this post is from their January market!


Winter at Valade Park (Detroit River Front)

Fri 2/19 – Sun 2/21: Carriage Rides & Valentine’s Weekend!

Friday: 5-9pm, Saturday, 12-9pm, Sunday, 12-7pm

From their website: “Valade Park will be the go-to destination on the riverfront this winter. The park will feature oversized outdoor fire chimneys, warm drinks, marshmallow roasters, the Sled Shed (featuring free sleds when it snows), synthetic ice curling (coming soon), and more.”

Winter at Valade Park ends on 2/28, so you’re running out of time if you want to check this one out.


Griffin Claw Clubhouse Beer & Girl Scout Cookie Pairing  (Rochester Hills)

Tuesday, 2/23

No tickets or reservations necessary! The event will be going on all day.

Flights are $12 and you get 4 beers and 4 cookies:

Lemon-Ups paired with Madame (Sorachi Ace Rice Lager)

Toffee-Tastic paired with El Rojo (Red Ale)

Tagalongs paired with Soupy C (Cinnamon, caramel, & Italian Espresso Milk Stout)

Samoas paired with Flying Buffalo Salted Caramel Pecan (Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout)

Girl Scouts will also be on site so you can buy boxes of your favorite cookies!


Other Fun Local Spots To Try:

Rec Bowl (Mt. Clemens)

From their site: “We bring people together over bowling, burgers, BBQ, beverages, billiards, live entertainment, darts, good clean fun and more.”

Open Monday-Sunday

Inside Dining: 11:30am-10pm

Heated Patio Dining: 12pm-12am

Bowling is now open again too! Call ahead for open bowling. They also have bowling leagues and dart leagues. There are some openings on the leagues too if you’re interested!

The outdoor patio area is awesome. I can’t wait to see it in the summer πŸ™‚

They also have lots of Happy Hour Specials From 3-6pm.


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Royal Park Hotel (Rochester)

Want to get away, but not stray too far from home?

I have a special link for my readers for a staycation at a discounted rate!

You can read about my stay with the hotel HERE.

royal park hotel food


Free Play Pinball Arcade (Fraser)

Open Thurs-Sun every week

5,000 square feet of pinball machines, arcade games, racing games, and much more!

The owner, Joe, has the super rare Hercules pinball machine. There are only 200 ever made, and there are only 21 available to play at public locations in the US.

He also has retro pinball from the 70s (and those are some of my favorites).

The entire back wall is all music pinball too!

There are handsanitizer stations all around and wipes for the machines too.

He also has a bar πŸ˜‰ You can have food delivered, and there are complimentary disposable utensils available for you to use with your carryout.

Thurs-Fri: $15 for Unlimited Play

Sat-Sun: $20 for Unlimited Play

free play pinball arcade


I have lots more in the works for you guys (sorry no spoilers…yet!), so stay tuned!

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