Best bets: Giant Motorcycle Swap Meets hit Novi

NOVI: Bikers blitz

All that rumbling under the roof of the Rock Financial Showplace means it’s time for the Giant Motorcycle Swap Meets.

The event features new and used bikes from Harley-Davidson, BMW, Victory, Suzuki, Kawasaki and Yamaha, along with trikes (three-wheel motorcycles) and new and used parts and accessories like saddle bags, sissy bars, helmets and apparel. There also will be leather — a lot of it.

“We will have Ron Finch and his newest bike, ‘the Outsider,’ which is the first one he has created with a sidecar,” says Chad Dutmers, event promoter. “Ron’s been building bikes for more than 40 years, has an amazing history and is one of the most well-known bike builders in the world. His bikes are one of a kind.”

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday (online ticket buyers can get into the show 30 minutes early). Rock Financial Showplace, 46100 Grand River, Novi. 800-968-4242 or www.motorcycleswap.com. $10, $3 ages 6-12. $5 parking.

AUBURN HILLS: Party on ice

Go along with Mickey and Minnie Mouse as they travel around the world to observe a variety of celebrations during the Disney on Ice show “Let’s Celebrate!” at the Palace.

“The audience will be transported with 50 characters through 16 different stories,” says Donna Larkin Lake, spokeswoman for Disney on Ice. “We’ll have for the first time on ice Princess Tiana from ‘The Princess and the Frog,’ the Disney movie that was released last fall, and her friend, Prince Naveen. she is Disney’s first African-American princess.”

Fire-twirling Hawaiian luau dancers, a Chinese dragon and Brazilian Carnivale costumes will be part of the production. “The props are just gorgeous,” Larkin Lake says.

7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Feb. 25; 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26; 11:30 a.m., 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27; 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Feb. 28. the Palace of Auburn Hills, I-75 at exit 81. 248-377-0100, 800-745-3000, www.disneyonice.com or www.palacenet.com. Tickets start at $15.

Best bets: Giant Motorcycle Swap Meets hit Novi