The Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition for Art & Apples Festival

Paint Creek Center for the Arts is excited to announce applications are now being accepted for the Festival’s The Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition – where students will transform the walkway of the park into an open-air gallery featuring original works of chalk art. The competition is open to students of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties who are in Kindergarten to 12 grade. Applicants must be available to translate their designs on a designated 8’x8’ of allotted sidewalk space square with … [Read more...]

Annual Pie Sale Kicks Off Fall Season in Rochester

OPC Annual Pie Sale Kicks Off Fall Season Fall in Michigan means it is apple season. What better way to celebrate the season than by participating in the annual Older Person's Commission (OPC) Apple Pie Fundraiser. This year 1800 pies will be available for curbside purchase at the OPC on Wednesday, September 7 through Friday, September 9 from 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Back again this year, pies will also be available from 9:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Art & Apples Festival in Rochester Municipal … [Read more...]

Art & Apples Festival welcomes Meijer as Kids Art Zone Partner

A weekend full of creativity and exploration is in store for the young visitors of the 49th Annual Art & Apples Festival at the Kids Art Zone as the festival welcomes new sponsor, Meijer, as announced in a press release. Rochester’s local Meijer, located at the crossroads of Auburn and Rochester roads, is looking forward to raising the bar this year by bringing a number of new activities to the Kids Art Zone. Oakland County Parks and Recreation will also be on-site with large-scale … [Read more...]

Fine Artists come together for 49th year of Arts & Apples Festival

According to a press release, each year, over 125,000 southeast Michigan residents and art enthusiasts welcome the fall season at Michigan’s second largest juried art fair that gathers more than 290 fine artists from across the country.  Paint Creek Center for the Arts’ (PCCA) prestigious Art & Apples Festival is now celebrating its 49th year and is proud to bring a 13th nationally ranked art fair to Rochester. The three-day event takes place September 5-7, 2014 in the scenic 30-acre … [Read more...]

Oakland University Supports Art Festival

The Art & Apples Festival is pleased to announce its partnership with Oakland University for this year’s festival. Oakland University is sponsoring the Acoustic Café which features local musicians who delight festival-goers near the South Food Court throughout the festival weekend. Festival Director, Laura Bates says, “We’ve worked with Oakland University in the past, but this year, we are so happy to have them on board sponsoring our newest stage: the Acoustic Café. We also work with … [Read more...]