Bourbon Fest, Easter fun, ghost hunting, and more things to do this weekend in Southeast Michigan

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This weekend has plenty for both the kids and adults to do!

Sip beer or bourbon, celebrate Easter with the little ones, and more.

Here's what's going on:

Unite: Celebrate Women in Beer

  • Friday, March 31 from 6-9 p.m.
  • HOMES Campus in Ann Arbor

Celebrate women in the brewing industry with food, music, warehouse tours, networking, and of course beer.

Aggregate, a west coast IPA, will be released at Unite. The beer was brewed by female staff at HOMES for International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day.

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Royal Oak Bourbon Fest

  • Saturday, April 1 from 6-10 p.m.
  • Royal Oak Farmers Market

Hundreds of bourbons will be available for you to try, along with food trucks to keep you fed during bourbon fest. 

A $50 general admission ticket includes entry at 7 p.m., a souvenir glass, and 10 tasting tickets. A $100 VIP ticket includes 6 p.m. entry, a dated bourbon glass, 20 tasting tickets, and access to a VIP bottle section.

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Taylor Bunny Trail

  • Saturday, April 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Heritage Park in Taylor

This event geared toward children 12 and younger includes a treat bag, photos with the Easter Bunny, and more.

Tickets are $5 for children from Taylor and $10 for non-residents.

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Canterbury Eggstravaganza

  • Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2
  • Canterbury Village in Lake Orion

Celebrate Easter with an egg drop, lawn games, a petting zoo, photos with the Easter Bunny, and more fun.

Tickets are $7 and must be purchased in advance. Can't make it this weekend? Check it out next weekend on Friday and Saturday.

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Ghost Hunting Speaker and Haunted Tour

  • Saturday, April 1 at 8 p.m.
  • Straight Farmhouse in Garden City

Learn about the paranormal with Grimstone Inc., including some of the basic tools used in paranormal investigation, and then go on a ghost tour of the Straight Farmhouse.

Tickets are $40. A second event is planned for April 15.

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Easter Egg-Stravaganza 

  • Sunday, April 2 from 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill in Armada

Enjoy crafts, train rides, face paints, photos with the Easter Bunny, and more.

Tickets are $24.95 per child. Two adults are free per child.

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All Things Detroit Day

  • Sunday, April from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Eastern Market in Detroit

Shop local vendors as you stroll Eastern Market. Find art, food, and more.

There will also be a food truck rally and live entertainment.

General admission tickets are $5 at the door for entry at 11 a.m. Early admission tickets can be purchased in advance for $10 and include entry at 9:30 a.m., a tote bag, and giveaways and special coupons and giveaways. 

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