Big 3: Things to do Saturday and Sunday

(Photo: J-Dilla.com)

1.Day Out with Thomas at Greenfield Village

All aboard the larger-than-life Thomas the Tank Engine with songs, games, treats and more. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Thomas returns May 6-7 and 13-14. $38.75, $36.25 seniors, $11.75-$32 kids, $11.75 members. 20900 Oakwood, Dearborn. (866) 468-7630.

2. Chris Rock at Fox Theatre

Comedy megastar Chris Rock brings his first comedy tour in nearly a decade to town for three performances. Warning: no cell phones or recording devices allowed. The venue will lock up phones and smart watches and will return them to ticketholders after the show. 7 p.m. Sat. (sold out) and 7:30 p.m. Sun. $49.50-$125. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

3. Beats, Rhythm and Tap Shoes: Tribute to J. Dilla and A Tribe Called Quest at The Max

A celebration of the music of influential hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest and Detroit’s own J. Dilla, this project was created by dancer Maurice Chestnut and musicians Wendel Patrick and Jerome Jennings. Geri Allen, Natasha Thomas Jackson, jessica Care moore, the Tapology Youth Ensemble and others will take the stage. 8:30 p.m. Sat. $30, $15 students. The Cube at The Max, 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Melody Baetens