All Women Skydiving Team at the Oakland County Air Show

All Women Skydiving Team Returns as Headliner for the 36th Annual Open House & Air Show at Oakland County International Airport on Sunday, August 6 The Misty Blues, an all-women skydiving team, is returning to Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) to headline its 36th annual Open House & Air Show on Sunday, August 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Waterford. Event admission and parking are free. The air show runs from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to arrive … [Read more...]

Private Coney Party for the Winner of the Bill Lipuma Community Spirit Award

The Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is proud to open the Call for Nominations for the Second Annual Bill Lipuma Community Spirit Award. The award seeks to recognize a member of our downtown that embodies the community pride, spirit and love of Rochester that Bill demonstrated every day since he opened his business, Lipuma’s Coney Island in 1969. “This award is a true honor for my father and our whole family,” stated Tony Lipuma, son of the late Bill Lipuma. “This man loved … [Read more...]

Grangers Silver Anniversary a Hit

The sky was blue, the bounces were true and the grass was an emerald hue. Such was the scene at Van Hoosen Farm when the Grangers lately celebrated their 25th season of vintage base ball. To help with the festivities were the Columbus Capitals, who took a group of apprentice Rochester ballists, and taught them the vintage game a quarter century ago. As special guests the Grangers welcomed a number of returning players from that inaugural season. On hand and in uniform were Mike "Cueball" … [Read more...]

Bloomer Park to Close August 1

The City of Rochester Hills will be closing Bloomer Park to drive-in traffic starting on August 1. Entry fees have been waived for the 2023 season as the parking lot is being rebuilt. Please note the closure schedule: Limited parking is available prior to August 1 No vehicle access starting August 1, walk-in or bike-in only Cricket/Multi-purpose fields will be closed for all of 2023 No events in the park starting August 1 for the remainder of the year Pine Grove and Hilltop … [Read more...]

Music Brings Us Together – The Rochester Symphony Orchestra

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) opens the 2023-2024 Season with the “Music in the Park Concert” directed by Conductor and Music Director Maestro Zeljko Milicevic. Everyone enjoys a concert in the park, so on July 27 at 7:30 p.m., join the RSO at Rochester Municipal Park for an evening of captivating music under the stars.  Bring your lawn chairs, your snacks, and sodas and enjoy the (Kiwanis Club’s Concert in the Parks 2023 Program’s) final concert for the summer, presented by the RSO. … [Read more...]

Rochester University Theatre Company and UnCovered Theatre Company Present ‘Shakespeare Upon Avon: Twelfth Night’

Rochester University Theatre Company and UnCovered Theatre Company present Shakespeare Upon Avon: Twelfth Night, an outdoor production directed by Rebekah Graham. Every summer the Rochester University Theatre Company partners with UnCovered Theatre Company to produce the award-winning Shakespeare festival: Shakespeare Upon Avon. Professional actors and directors from around the country come together on RU's campus each year to perform some of the Bard's best plays. This year’s show is one of … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Concert Band presents ‘The Sounds of Summer’

The Rochester Community Concert Band (RCCB) is pleased to invite guests to a free outdoor concert on August 8, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. on the east lawn of St. Mary of the Hills Catholic Church, 2675 John R. Road, Rochester Hills, 48307. In case of inclement weather, the rain date is Wednesday, August 9. Donations are gratefully accepted and appreciated. Selections to be performed include “John Williams in Concert," “Blues Brothers Revue,” “Homefront: Memories from WWII,” “A Salute to America’s … [Read more...]

Rochester Garden Club Awards Two College Scholarships

The Rochester Garden Club takes great pride and joy in helping two of our extraordinary graduating high school seniors reach their goal to pursue environmental studies in college. This year, two students each received a $1500 scholarship in support of these goals. This year the scholarship winners are Kyle Keipper from Rochester Adams High School and Lindsey Gleason from Rochester High School. Scholarship winners Kyle Keipper from Rochester Adams High School and Lindsey Gleason from Rochester … [Read more...]

Family Fun in the Sun at The Village of Rochester Hills this Summer

The Village of Rochester Hills is celebrating Summer with a variety of events and musical performances this summer. Each week, The Village of Rochester will host a variety of family-friendly events that are open to the public -- many events being free of charge. EVENTS SCHEDULED JULY 7 - JULY 14 All events, performances, and dates are subject to change. Visit and check out The Village’s social pages for updates, announcements, and more information. Friday, July … [Read more...]

Explore the Oakland County Fair July 7-16

Experience the Oakland County Fair July 7-16 at Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg Main arena events, contests, food, Big Rock Amusements carnival, livestock and youth competitions are fair favorites. Visitors can stroll through barns to see horses, cattle, sheep, pigs and rabbits and view newborn animals in the Miracle of Birth Barn. The opening day fireworks and free concert are the perfect kick off to the event. Photo of the 2022 Oakland County … [Read more...]