Wayne State University Woodward/Warren Corner


Southwest Corner

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Noel Night Stage

6:15 & 8:00 p.m. - Ralph Taylor's Caribbean Mardi Gras Production performs The Magic of the Virgin Birth, a Carnival inspired large-scale dance and music production with live steel drums outdoors.

Christmas Wreath Sale

5:00-10:00 p.m. - The Center for Community Based Enterprise (C2BE), in partnership with its client/partner Reclaim Detroit, will host a holiday wreath sale as part of Wayne State University's Winter Art and Retail Market. Visitors may purchase wreaths and Reclaim Detroit products in the green space at the corner of Woodward and Warren Avenues. Proceeds will benefit C2BE, an organization working to create sustainable, locally rooted businesses in Detroit that provide community benefit--particularly equity ownership for workers and products. For more information, call the C2BE at 313-331-7821.

Reindeer Run

4:45 p.m. - Get ready for a rollicking romp around Midtown in this exhilarating Instagram photo scavenger hunt. Your team of two or more will decipher clues that will lead you to Noel Night destinations--what better way to see the sights! Take a selfie of your team (or get a bystander snap the photo) with the “answer” and hashtag it. We’ll keep score! Teams with all the correct photo answers will be entered into a random drawing for three jolly packs of prizes. Complete instructions and clues will be provided at check-in. Find our table inside the big, heated Winter Art & Retail Market tent at the corner of Woodward and Warren Avenue. 

Start when you want, follow the clues in any order, and there's no time limit for finishing. Need not be present to win. Winners will be notified on Monday, December 5th.

Sponsored by Wayne State's College of Fine, Performing, and Communication Arts and TechTown, the reindeer round-up begins at 4:45 p.m. and the starting jingle bells are at 5:00 p.m. sharp. Pre-register or just check in at the table inside the big tent on Noel Night.. For more information, call TechTown at 313-577-5342.

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Winter Art & Retail Market

5:00-10:00 p.m. - TechTown DetroitWayne State's Office of Economic Development and the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History (A&AH) are partnering to bring a pop-up marketplace to the green space at the corner of Woodward and Warren Avenues, near the Noel Night stage. The market, sponsored by KIND, will feature local businesses and A&AH-affiliated artists. For more information, call the WSU office of Economic Development at 313-577-9789.