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REVIEW: Meadow Brook Theatre’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ Celebrates Community and the Resiliency of the Human Spirit

As the Bible and The Byrds famously stated, ‘For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.’ For those of us in the metro Detroit area, this means once again it is that magical time of year for seeing A Christmas Carol, running now through December 24, 2022, at Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) on the campus of Oakland … [Read More...]

Adventure, Mystery, Romance, Fantasy, and more Featured at Author Fair

Rochester Hills Public Library & Rochester Writers host the fourth annual Rochester Author Fair on Small Business Saturday, November 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Booklovers from across metro Detroit can delight in finding new authors, meeting with favorite writers, and perhaps catching some writing inspiration of their own at the … [Read More...]

The Village of Rochester Hills Hosts Annual ‘Light the Village’ Event with Free Fireworks Display and Visit from Santa

The Village of Rochester Hills, a local lifestyle shopping and dining destination, is kicking off the most wonderful time of the year on Friday, November 18, with their FREE spectacular Light the Village annual holiday celebration. The 375,000 square foot outdoor shopping center will be covered with over 350,000 colored lights and will offer an … [Read More...]

The Future of Meadow Brook Hall

The Rochester-Avon Historical Society (RAHS) will present “The Future of Meadow Brook Hall” with Meadow Brook Hall executive director William Matt on Tuesday, December 6, at 12 noon as a part of RAHS’ Brown Bag Afternoon Programs.   The program will take place at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm located at 1005 Van … [Read More...]

Chief Financial Credit Union Dives Deep into the Local Community with a New Branch

Chief Financial Credit Union’s new Community Center and Branch at 20 S. Main on the Chief Financial Campus at the corner of Diversion and Rochester Road has officially opened on the border of Rochester and Rochester Hills. The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to welcome members, local leaders, and area connections to the … [Read More...]

Strolling for Cookies in Downtown Rochester

The Downtown Rochester Cookie Stroll takes place on Saturday, December 3, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cookie Stroll participants can collect 14 delicious cookies at 14 different cookie stations throughout town. Pre-sale for the official Cookie Stroll tin begins on Friday, November 11 at 10:00 a.m. Cookie tins will only be available … [Read More...]

Meadow Brook Theatre Celebrates 40 Years of Holiday Magic with ‘A Christmas Carol’

Running November 18 through December 24, 2022, on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan One of southeast Michigan’s favorite holiday traditions returns for its 40th year whenEbenezer, Tiny Tim, and a handful of ghosts raise your spirits in A Christmas Carol at MeadowBrook Theatre (MBT) this November and December. A Christmas … [Read More...]

Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees

The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees runs November 18–20 at the Rochester Community House. The event features trees, wreaths, centerpieces, tablescapes, and more – all designed and donated by the Metro Detroit Community.  Bring a camera – Santa is taking time out of his busy schedule to visit with children on both Saturday and Sunday … [Read More...]

REVIEW: Avon Players ‘A Few Good Men’ Inspires with Commanding Performances that Electrify

“A pushy broad, a smart Jew and a Harvard mouth" walk into a military courtroom to take on the United States Marine Corps in Avon Players’ powerful production of A Few Good Men, running from now until November 26, 2022, in Rochester, Mich. L to R: Lance Cpl. Harold Dawson (Matt Druminski), PFC William Santiago (Kyle Kiesler), and PFC Louden … [Read More...]

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