Paddle to the Symphony 2019

Paddle to the Music of the Movies with the Michigan Philharmonic For over 20 years, Kensington Metropark in Milford has been the home to Paddle to the Symphony. Once again, the event returns to the park and to Kent Lake for an evening of music and paddling. The Michigan Philharmonic performs a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, at Maple Beach. Adding to the experience, Paddle to the Symphony goers will meet on the other side of the lake at the shoreline of North Martindale Beach … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Memorial Day Celebration

The 2019 Memorial Day Celebrations will take place throughout the Greater Rochester Area For more information on the Rochester Area Memorial Day Celebration, please contact Maggie Bobitz at the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce at 248-651-6700. … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast May 2

The 38th Annual Event Features Rebekah Gregory Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  Athletics Center O'Rena at Oakland University  569 Pioneer Drive, Rochester, Michigan 48309 Attendance at the Prayer Breakfast is $30 per person The Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast is held in recognition of the National Day of Prayer, bringing together people of different backgrounds and affiliations for the betterment of the community, the state, and the nation. The 2019 featured speaker is … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Concert Band presents ‘Music from Across the Pond’

The Rochester Community Concert Band (RCCB) will present its “Music from Across the Pond” concert Tuesday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stoney Creek High School auditorium. The concert is open to the public and free to attend. The performance will have a distinctly European theme featuring music of British, Irish, Italian, Scottish, and German roots. Included in this program, among others works, are “Irish Tune from County Derry (Danny Boy)” by Percy Grainger, Luigi Denza’s “Funiculì, … [Read more...]

2018 Grand Marshals Dr. Bradley and Barbara Barnes

Meet the 2018 Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade Grand Marshals Dr. Bradley and Barbara Barnes The smiling children’s faces watching the 2018 Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade will have a special meaning for the Parade’s Grand Marshalls. The 2018 Grand Marshalls, Dr. Bradley and Mrs. Barbara Barnes have spent their lives working to improve the health and well-being of the Greater Rochester Area’s children. In 1966, Dr. Barnes, graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine, after … [Read more...]

Holiday Home Tour Returns December 9

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library 2018 Holiday Home Tour (HHT) is back in a big way and ready to go on Sunday December 9 from 12 noon- 5:00 p.m. This year, the showcase of five area homes, done up in high style for the holidays for all to see marks a return to a Sunday-in-December date (previously held in November). Taking part in this year’s event will be local homebuilder the Moceri Companies. The Moceri home will be in the firm’s burgeoning Oakland Twp. Greystone … [Read more...]

Get into the Holiday Spirit with the Rochester Community Concert Band Concert

  The Rochester Community Concert Band (RCCB) will present its "Sounds of the Holiday” Concert on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rochester High School Auditorium located at 180 S. Livernois Road in Rochester Hills, MI. The concert will feature music of the Holiday season by Bach, Anderson, Vaughn Williams, Holst and others, including an arrangement of popular Hanukkah songs titled “Dreidle Dance” by Robert Thurston and a setting of the classic ‘Twas the Night Before … [Read more...]

The 21st Annual Arts Beats & Eats

The 21st Annual Ford Arts, Beats & Eats presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort returns to downtown Royal Oak beginning Friday, August 31 – Monday, September 3 for another year of family-friendly entertainment. The Labor Day festival will feature chart-topping musical headliners, one of our nation’s top Juried Fine Arts Shows, more than 50 restaurants and caterers with delicious food offerings, and family fun and entertainment. The Beats The national and local star power at this … [Read more...]

Opening Weekend at the Michigan Renaissance Festival

Royal Pet & Ale Fest Pet Fest is one of the most popular events at the Michigan Renaissance Festival. Pet owners and their furry companions are invited to learn more about pet nutrition, safety, clubs, fostering, and new products from our pet related vendors. While the Renaissance Festival loves all animals, only dogs that have proof of their rabies vaccination are allowed into the Festival. All dogs must be leashed and check in at the Pet Gate. Go to the Website for more info. … [Read more...]

Family Praise and Picnic in the Park Celebrates 20 Years

The Rochester community is invited to the twentieth annual “Family Praise and Picnic in the Park” celebration on Sunday, August 26, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Band Shell in beautiful Rochester Municipal Park. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and enjoy St. John Lutheran's family friendly outdoor Worship and Picnic event featuring uplifting music and a message of hope for families and the community. A free Picnic Lunch, Ice Cream Social, games, activities, and entertainment for all ages … [Read more...]