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Before the first snow falls and the days get dark, mark your calendars for some of the events that shouldn't be missed this November—and make sure that you have signed up to receive The Source each week in your inbox, where you will receive updates on additional programs, and a more comprehensive dive into our region's cultural scence. 

Opening November 3, The Realization of Emily Linder by Richard Strand at Detroit Repertory Theatre
It's the Michigan premiere for this new comedy that explores life and death through the eyes of a clairvoyant French professor.

Opening November 5, American Style and Spirit at The Henry Ford 
What does 130 years of fashion look like? This new exhibit at The Henry Ford looks at style through the lens of one family.

November 10, Joe Klein: Full Metal Leadership with Comments on the Election at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
Debrief from this year's election cycle with TIME magazine columnist and bestselling author Joe Klein. 

AAHOMAnn Arbor Hands-On Museum. Photo courtesy of Yiyi ZhangNovember 10, International Science Center and Science Museum Day Celebration at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Explore more than 250 exhibits as supported through the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Effiicency & Renewable Energy, Wind Program.

November 12-20, Silent Night Presented by Michigan Opera Theatre
This new opera based on the spontaneous ceasefire that occurred on Christmas Eve, 1914 in the midst of World War I won the Pulitzer Prize for music in 2012. 

Through November 13, What We Carried: Fragments from the Cradle of Civilization at the Arab American National Museum
If you had to leave your country, what would you take? A photograph, a doll, a wedding dress? This exhibit documents what some of the four million Iraqis who have left their country since 2003 took with them upon their departure. 

November 17-20, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts 
This telling of Ntozake Shange's first work tells the stories of seven women who suffered oppression.

Opening November 20, Bitter|Sweet: Coffee, Tea & Chocolate at the Detroit Institute of Arts
The DIA's newest special exhibit is a treat for all five senses, using decorative arts to look at the ways beverages and trade influenced 18th century society.

November 23-26, Gobble Up Science! at the Cranbrook Institute of Science
Does turkey really make you tired? Use the extended weekended to make a cast of shark teeth and other fun science activities. 

November 26, An Evening with Megan Hilty presented by Cabaret 313 
Broadway's Megan Hilty presents an intimate night of songs in the DSO's newest performance space, The Cube. 

For a full list of November events, click here.