Oakland Township Seeks Historic District Commission Member

The Charter Township of Oakland welcomes residents that have a passion for our Township and local preservation. The HDC oversees local historic districts, offers guidance to homeowners, and attempts to educate residents on preserving our cultural heritage. The HDC also manages the operations of Cranberry Lake Farm (CLF) Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, a community gem being developed as a historic park and community historical center. will play a very … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Offices Remain Closed

Township offices, including the Paint Creek Cider Mill offices and fire stations, will remain closed to the public through March 27. Township playgrounds and the Marsh View basketball court are closed. Visit their website for more information. Please consider handling all non-essential business remotely: Purchase or sell a home? Your paperwork can be emailed to mail@oaklandtownship.org or dropped in our drop box. We also do not charge a late fee on late filings so please stay home and safe as … [Read more...]

Care and Pruning of your Fruit Trees

Hands-On Workshop at Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District 388 W. Predmore Rd. Oakland, MI Saturday, March 28, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Fee: $5  (*Please note the class has a 20 person cap so please reserve soon to guarantee a spot) RSVP: bbarber@oaklandtownship.org or call 248-608-6807 Your Instructor Master Gardener Clay Ottoni has been farming for over five decades growing fruit trees, cover crops, row crops, and vegetables. He regularly volunteers for Michigan State … [Read more...]

Down on the Farm in Oakland Township

The Oakland Township Historic District Commission to include Vintage Apron Exhibit at Event, as well as all the usual 'Down on the Farm' favorites The Oakland Township Historic District Commission will share a Vintage Apron Exhibit at their annual Down on the Farm event on Saturday, October 5 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The exhibit will celebrate the newly restored clothesline at Cranberry Lake Farm and showcase a collection of vintage aprons. The history of aprons goes back to the Middle … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Parks Master Plan Open House

Oakland Township Kicks Off 2020-2024 Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Master Plan Activities Oakland Township welcomes everyone’s help in shaping the goals, objectives and projects in the Township’s 2020 – 2024 Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Master Plan. The Public Is Invited To Participate In Several Ways Take part in the online Opinion Survey which is available through October 9. If you prefer a hard copy you can stop by the Parks and Recreation Office, second … [Read more...]

Square Dance in Oakland Township

All are Welcome to join in the upcoming fall Square Dance at Cranberry Lake Farm, 388 W. Predmore Rd. in Oakland Township, in the Flumerfelt Barn. There will be dancing to the calls of Glen Morningstar and The Ruffwater Stringband. This year there will be a special tribute being played to celebrate our 200 years in Oakland Township – a song from 1819. Oakland Township Historical Society will have ice cream available. The Historic District Commission promotes Township historic preservation … [Read more...]

Free Open Range Archery Shoot

Open Range Shoot Prior archery experience required, as instruction is not provided. Crossbows or broadheads are not permitted. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Range supervised by certified USA Archery Instructors. Located at the beautiful Marsh View Park Archery Range, 3100 E. Clarkston Road, Oakland, MI 48363. Not sure how to shoot? Range Masters can assist with our 1st Shot Demo Program  with a 5-minute teaching time/demo during Open Shooting Hours, or sign up for a … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Trail Seeks Input for Master Plan

Paint Creek Trailways Commission Invites Public to Help With Master Plan The Paint Creek Trailways Commission recently began work on its 2020-2024 Paint Creek Trail Recreation Master Plan. An invitation is being extended to the public to share thoughts and ideas regarding potential trail improvements. In conjunction with the Paint Creek Trail planning consultant, Giffels Webster, we are inviting the public to participate in this process - as individuals, citizens, or as representation of … [Read more...]

Historic Door Photo Contest in Oakland Township

The Oakland Township Historic District Commission is Hosting a Contest for Historic Door Images The Oakland Township Historic District Commission is taking submissions of historic Oakland Township door images to celebrate the Bicentennial and the varied history in Oakland Township. The doors can come from any type of building, including barns, houses, garages, sheds, and more. The 12 winning entries will be selected and featured on a poster that will be distributed to Oakland Township … [Read more...]

Vintage Family Square Dance at Cranberry Lake Farm

Vintage Family Square Dance in Oakland Township Saturday, June 8, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cranberry Lake Farm / Flumerfelt Barn 388 W. Predmore Rd. Oakland Township Square Dancing is free Caller Glen Morningstar and The Ruffwater Stringband Oakland Township Historical Society will have ice cream available … [Read more...]