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Down on the Farm at Cranberry Lake Farm

Down on the Farm is Saturday, October 1, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District 388 W. Predmore Road. Tractor rides, pumpkin patch, apple picking, chickens, horses and farrier, corn shelling, blacksmithing, quilting, spinning, outdoor games, beekeeping, tractors, plein air painters, apron exhibit, and more are all … [Read More...]

The Village of Rochester Hills Celebrates 20th Anniversary with a Grand Celebration

Cheers to 20 Years Robert B. Aikens and Associates, owners of The Village of Rochester Hills, Michigan’s premier outdoor lifestyle shopping center, will be commemorating the center’s 20th Anniversary September 24, 2022 with a grand celebration “Cheers to 20 Years.”  Twenty years ago, Robert B. Aikens and Associates redeveloped the … [Read More...]

Stoney Creek High School Safety Update

Stoney Creek High School all clear – students and staff are safe At 11:48 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20, an alarm sounded at Stoney Creek High School (SCHS) indicating the building was placed in lockdown. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and Rochester Police Department have provided the Rochester Community School District with an all-clear, … [Read More...]

Fan-Favorite Musical ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ kicks off Meadow Brook Theatre’s 56th season

Out-of-this-world musical runs Oct. 5 through Oct. 30, 2022, on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, MI. While working as an assistant in a floral shop, shy Seymour stumbles across a new breed of plant. He names it “Audrey II,” after the coworker he has a crush on. But Audrey II isn’t as “proper” as Audrey. In a deep, R&B voice, it … [Read More...]

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival Returns Saturday October 8

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm’s annual signature event, the Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival, is Saturday, October 8. Daytime activities are from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and include food, pumpkin bowling, live entertainment, crafts, Yates Cider Mill cider & donuts, and more. Guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and place it on the … [Read More...]

An Evening with Angeline Boulley

The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) is pleased to present “An Evening with Angeline Boulley” at 7:00 p.m. on September 20, hosted on the online Zoom platform. Boulley is a Michigan author, Young Adult novelist, and a Native American education advocate. Her debut novel, Firekeeper’s Daughter, was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller. … [Read More...]

REVIEW: Avon Players’ Season Debut ‘Bright Star’ Radiates Optimism in the Face of Love, Loss, and Longing

Avon Players opens a new season with Bright Star, a musical that takes the audience on a sweeping emotional journey, now through September 24 in Rochester Hills, MI. Bright Star is set in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina in the mid-1940s, with flashbacks to 1923. While there are dual storylines intertwining throughout the performance, … [Read More...]

A Celebration of Creativity at the Art & Apples Festival in Downtown Rochester

The 2022 Art & Apples Festival, presented by Paint Creek Center for the Arts, is at the Rochester Municipal Park in downtown Rochester and runs this weekend. Friday, September 9, 2:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Ribbon-cutting at 4:00 p.m.)Saturday, September 10, 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.Sunday, September 11, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Local Leaders, … [Read More...]

Art & Apples Festival for the Kids

The Meijer Kids Art Zone offers hands-on art projects, mural photo ops, face painting and bounce houses; plus, artists give live demonstrations in glassblowing, wheel-throwing, and more at the Creation Station. Budding artists and young art patrons are invited to join in the celebration and be inspired by art at 56th annual Art & Apples … [Read More...]

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