Have Fun The First Weekend Of August 5-7!

dog-with-coffeeCoffee with Oakland County Commission Bill Dwyer

  • Where: Panera Bread, 37611 W 12 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48331
  • Date: August 6, 2011
  • Time: 9:00am—10:00am
  • Oakland County residents can join Oakland County Commissioner Bill Dwyer at Panera Bread in Farmington Hills today for “Commissioner Coffee Hour.”  If you would like to voice any concerns about county govt. or services, this is a great opportunity to do so.

  • Features: Open to All
  • Phone: 248-417-7500

Summer Skin Care Event

  • Where: Plum Market 3675 W Maple Rd, Bloomfield, MI 48301
  • Date: August 6, 2011
  • Time: 11:00am—3:00pm
  • Plum Market in Bloomfield Twp is offering a Summer Skin Care Event this afternoon.  The event features mini facial consultations, bodycare product demonstrations, blend your own body oils, make your own face mask, mini make-up applications and more.

  • Features: Open to All
  • Price: free

Birmingham’s Torry Community Association Annual Picnic

  • Where: Kenning Park, 2100 E Lincoln St, Birmingham, MI 48009
  • Date: August 6, 2011
  • Time: 12:00pm—4:00pm
  • The Birmingham’s Torry Community Association will host their annual picnic today.  Residents can come out and enjoy the festivities that will include live music, pizza and lemonade.

  • Features: Families

Corn Festival at the Farmer’s Market

  • Where: Booth Park, North Old Woodward Avenue, Birmingham, MI 48009
  • Date: August 7, 2011
  • Time: 9:00am—2:00pm
  • Today is the Corn Festival at the Birmingham Farmer’s Market.  Corn games, corn crafts, corn shucking, corn demos will all be happening!

    There will also be over 40 booths with produce, baked goods, flowers and products.

  • Features: Open to All

The Art of Diversity: A Range of Styles Amongst Oil Paintings

  • Where: Bloomfield Galleries, 79 W Long Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
  • Date: Daily
  • Time: 10:00am—6:00pm
  • Next on: Today, August 5, 2011
  • Bloomfield Galleries announces its first exhibit, The Art of Diversity, where dozens of oil paintings on canvas will be on view, with as many painters represented.  The exhibit is on display for the entire month of August.  All works are available for purchase at modest prices and while-you-wait framing is also available on site.  Open Monday through Saturday, 10am to 6pm.

Mega 80′s Party

  • Where: Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220
  • Date: August 6, 2011 / August 13, 2011 / August 27, 2011
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Next on: Tomorrow, August 6, 2011
  • The “Ultimate Retro Party” is happening tonight! Come out to The Magic Bag to dance and reminisce the night away with the Mega 80′s playing all of your favorite hits!

    Doors at 8:00 PM, 21+ only.

  • Price: $10.00

Nook Class

  • Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 500 S Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067
  • Date: Weekly on Saturdays
  • Time: 11:00am
  • Next on: Tomorrow, August 6, 2011
  • Are you interested in learning about the NOOK, eBooks, and the NOOK Color?  Come out to Barnes and Noble tonight for a free NOOK Class where the staff will show you all about the NOOK and answer any questions you have.

  • Features: Open to All
  • Price: free

Summer Sonnets

  • Where: Starr Jaycee Park, Crooks Rd & W 13 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48073
  • Date: July 30, 2011 / August 6, 2011
  • Time: 4:00pm
  • Next on: Tomorrow, August 6, 2011
  • The Water Works Theater Company brings Summer Sonnets to the Starr Jaycee Park this afternoon. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy the lyrical poetry of the Bard’s love Sonnets.

  • Features: Open to All
  • Price: free

Ultimate Air Dogs Dock Diving Competition- Air Dog Days

  • Where: 14660 23 Mile Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48315 (Bark-A-Bout Pet Facility- off of 23 mile, just West of Hayes)
  • Date: August 6, 2011
  • Time: 9:00am—6:00pm
  • National competition for Dock Diving- Ultimate Air Dogs compete for points and prizes in Michigan’s largest Dock Diving Competition

    Dog Wash for $5 on Sunday from 11-4.  All dogs welcome to get washed for only $5

    Pet Photography by Events to Remember on Saturday

    Pet Tricks, Pet Games- Pluck a Duck, Musical Chairs, Paw Prints

    Novice swimmers can get lesson for only $5 in between competition events.

    Bark-A-Bout professional staff will be on hand to answer any questions- Faciity will be open to tour.

  • Features: Open to All
  • Price: Free admission- all dogs on leashes welcome. Pre-register dock divers or $5 swims
  • Tickets: Buy Tickets

Summer Fine Art at the Village

  • Where: The Village of Rochester Hills, 104 N Adams Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309
  • Date: August 6, 2011 / August 7, 2011
  • Time: 10:00am—8:00pm
  • Next on: Tomorrow, August 6, 2011
  • Fine art and fine crafts of 100 juried artists from around the country. Free admission, free parking, free entertainment and free children’s activities.

  • Features: Open to All

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ at Meadow Brook Theatre

  • Where: Meadow Brook Theatre, 207 Wilson Hall, Rochester, MI 48309
  • Date: August 6, 2011
  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Bye Bye Birdie, the feel-good musical from 1961 which earned a Tony award, will be at the Meadow Brook Theatre, featuring the Peanut Gallery Players. The Peanut Gallery Players consists of over 80 student performers, ages 6-18.

    Tickets are available by calling the number listed, on the Peanut Gallery website or at the door.

  • Features: Open to All
  • Price: $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors
  • Tickets: Buy Tickets

Summer Floral Arrangement: Make It and Take It Workshop

  • Where: English Gardens, 4901 Coolidge Hwy, Royal Oak, MI 48073
  • Date: August 6, 2011
  • Time: 11:30am
  • English Gardens is offering an in-store presentation on how to make summer floral arrangements today.  After the step-by-step instructions you will get to make one of your own to take with you.

  • Features: Open to All
  • Price: $24.99

Troy Traffic Jam Classic Car Show

  • Where: 201 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084 (Columbia Center)
  • Date: August 7, 2011
  • Time: 10:00am—3:00pm
  • This car show will feature cars from all eras. DJ Bob Steel will spin the oldies while you munch on food from the Gateway Deli, Insalata and other Troy restaurants.

  • Features: Open to All

All courtesy of Patch.com, to find more events near you, go to Patch and select your city then select events.

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