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May 12, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Category: Other
Location: 71 W. Warren
Cost: FREE
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

The QLINE — Detroit’s new streetcar system — will welcome its first riders on the opening of May 12 through 14!

To celebrate, M-1 RAIL is coordinating activities along Woodward Avenue throughout the weekend. Wayne State’s Warren and Woodward Avenue Station park and surrounding local businesses will have a variety of programming, deals and specials. Please also make sure to check out the schedule HERE!

  • Warren Avenue Station park: live music, WDET’s Streetcar Party, food trucks, seating, giant games and fitness classes from 6 to 10 p.m. on May 12 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 13.
  • The Wayne State University Bookstore will offer 20 percent off any book about Detroit and a $2 16 oz. drink of a customers’ choice from the store’s café (excludes bottled drinks) until 8 p.m. on May 12 and 6 p.m. on May 13.
  • Wayne State University Press will offer 30 percent off all books from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Maccabees Traders will offer its Mac Traders Punch for $5 starting May 12 at 6 p.m.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts will have a specialty QLINE cocktail in Kresge Court and live music in Rivera Court at 7 and 8:30 p.m.
  • Hannan House will host open mic, arts and culture workshops, and art gallery access throughout the weekend.
  • Michigan Science Center: Buy one adult general admission ticket and receive one children’s general admission ticket free when you show a QLINE brochure on Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Sunday, May 14, from noon to 6 p.m.
  • Sweet Lorraine’s Mac n’ Brewz: Buy one mac, salad or wrap and get a second one 50 percent off, starting on Friday, May 12, at 5 p.m. and continuing until Sunday. Also, $2.75 drafts during happy hour from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14.
  • Detroit Artists Market: On Saturday, May 13, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the exhibition “Now and Then: Artists Contemplate the Summer of 1967 Art Exhibit” curated by Jeff Cancelosi.
For more information about this event, please contact Emily Thompson at 313.577.9789.