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 fourth annual Author Fair hosted by Rochester Writers and Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL). This popular local literary event takes place in 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 evening of family-fun entertainment, including the grand arrival of Santa Claus direct from The North Pole. There will be photo opportunities throughout … [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 Hoosen Road Rochester Hills, MI.  Meadow Brook Hall was built in 1929 and is a National Historic Landmark. Open to the public for tours, Meadow … [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 revised and remodeled location, formally the site of US Scuba. Among the many local leaders and community members, Rochester Mayor Stuart Bikson … [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 for purchase online. A cookie tin is $35 each (limit two per order) and tins must be picked up at the Rochester Downtown Development Authority … [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 Carol by Charles Dickens, original adaptation and staging by Charles Nolte, runsat Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of Oakland University in … [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 from 12 noon – 5:00 p.m. Admission is free. All proceeds benefit The Big, Bright Light Show and local area non-profit organizations. The … [Read more...]

Odyssey in Concert at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Come spend a Sunday afternoon at Rochester Hills Public Library and enjoy the a cappella voices of Odyssey, on Sunday, November 13 at 2:00 p.m. in the library’s Multipurpose Room. Odyssey is a southeastern Michigan-based musical group that offers interactive performances for audiences of all ages. This event is open to the public. Online Registration is required or call 248-656-2900. … [Read more...]

Downtown Rochester Holiday Expo brings Holiday Shopping to the Royal Park Hotel

Shop local and begin the holiday season at the Downtown Rochester Holiday Expo on Monday, November 14, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Royal Park Hotel. Over 60 businesses will be showcasing their products and services, just in time for the holidays. Attendees are encouraged to shop, discover holiday ideas and inspirations, and explore all that the businesses have to offer. Admission to the Downtown Rochester Holiday Expo is FREE and includes light refreshments and door prize drawings throughout … [Read more...]

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra welcomes in the Holiday Season with ‘Holiday Cheer’

Gather your family and friends to celebrate this festive season with The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO). Like so many families in the greater Rochester, Michigan area, the RSO’s holiday concert has become a family tradition. This year’s concert returns to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church located at 620 Romeo Road, Rochester, MI on Friday, December 9, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. Join Maestro Zeljko (Bill) Milicevic, Music Director and Conductor of the RSO for a delightful evening of … [Read more...]