Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Art & Apples Festival 2017 Kids Art Zone

Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is proud to announce the return of the Meijer Kids Art Zone at the 52nd Art & Apples Festival. The signature event, which also serves as PCCA’s largest fundraiser, takes place Friday, September 8 through Sunday, September 10 at Rochester Municipal Park in downtown Rochester. “Art & Apples is such a fun and engaging event for the community, and one Meijer is incredibly proud to support,” said Cathy Cooper, senior director of Community Partnerships … [Read more...]

Save the Date for Arts & Apples 2017

Paint Creek Center for the Arts Presents 52nd Annual Art & Apples Festival  Mark your calendars for the 2017 annual Art & Apples Festival produced by Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) and presented by Genisys Credit Union from September 8-10 in Downtown Rochester. This three-day family friendly event will host more than 85,000 festivalgoers and art enthusiasts in the 30-acre Rochester Municipal Park. The festival, PCCA’s largest fundraising event of the year, will feature nearly … [Read more...]

The Downtown Rochester Spring Gallery Stroll is Friday June 9

The Downtown Rochester Gallery Stroll is Friday, June 9, from 6:00 .m. until 8:00 p.m. This twice-yearly event provides art makers and lovers, and our Downtown Rochester shops, a chance to connect. Participating businesses open their doors to the public and transform their locations into pop-up galleries - just look for the Gallery Stroll poster or postcard in their window - including photo opportunities with the BIG LOVE BALL at Talulah Belle. Haven’t participated in a Gallery Stroll … [Read more...]

Casual Day Donations Reach $45,000

Oakland County employees donated over $45,000 to support local charities this year through the county’s Casual Day program, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said during a special ceremony today in the lobby of the Executive Office Building. On Casual Day, employees in participating departments and divisions may donate $1 to wear jeans or dress casually. Patterson presented 18 organizations with checks totaling $30,000 during the special ceremony. Receiving Casual Day funds for the first … [Read more...]

Midwest Furniture & Design Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: September 24 - October 29 Gallery Talk: September 24 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Opening Reception: September 24 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Paint Creek Center for the Arts presents Midwest Furniture & Design, a contemporary exhibit featuring 2D and 3D artists from the Midwest. We are exhibiting artists who design and build custom furniture that is conceptual and functional along with artists who explore words and lettering in their 2D designs ranging in a variety of forms from poster … [Read more...]

Wild Duck Derby at Art & Apples Festival

Wild Duck Derby Hosted by The Rochester Area Jaycees and Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township The Rochester Area Jaycees and Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township will be hosting a special fundraiser to help fund both child-centered and community initiatives at this year’s Art and Apples Festival in Rochester. Additionally, a portion of the monies earned will also help support Paint Creek Center for the Arts. The festival takes place from September 9-11, at Rochester Municipal … [Read more...]

Art & Apples Festival Entertainment Line-Up

Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) has unveiled its entertainment line-up for the 51st Art & Apples Festival Returning festival favorites include Denise Davis and the Motor City Sensations, a Motown- inspired revue that had patrons, artists and sponsors dancing at last year’s event, and the Hubbell Street Band, a more classical group that performs across several genres such as light rock, retro tunes (40s-80s) and jazz. There are several new performers in the 2016 lineup, such as LL7, a … [Read more...]

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...]

Apple Pie & Dessert Contest Returns to Art & Apples Festival

Organizers Seek to Find Region’s Best, most Creative and Inspired Apple Pie and Dessert Recipes Fritters, cookies and pies, oh my. Paint Creek Center for the Arts is calling all inspired, creative apple pie and dessert bakers in the region to compete in the Apple Pie & Dessert Contest with their crowd-pleasing recipes. The contest will take place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, September 10, 2016, during the 51st annual Art & Apples Festival in Rochester Municipal Park. “Due to popular … [Read more...]