Have Some Fall Fun October 7-9!

Fall-Festival-SignStep Up 4 Down Syndrome Walk

Saturday, October 8, 09:00 am

Palace of Auburn Hills, 2990 Lapeer Rd, Auburn Hills, MI, FREE

I would like to share an email from a Bloomfield Township Trustee who has dedicated many years of service to the Bloomfield Township citizens. Perhaps, Oct. 8, we can say thank you …..please read about this very special boy…his son, Jack.
Marcia

Hi Friends!
Jack will be walking on October 8th at The Palace of Auburn Hills for
Step Up 4 Down Syndrome.
He’s hoping you can walk with him or make a small donation.

For more information, check out his web page.

WALK DAY SCHEDULE

9:00 am — 10:30am     Registration
10:00am — 12:00pm    Raffle Sale
10:30 am — 11:00am    Announcements and Opening Ceremonies
11:00 am — 11:30am    Top Teams Award Ceremony
11:30 am — 2:00pm     Walk Begins with Detroit Pistons Automotion Dance Team
12:30 pm — 2:00pm    Raffle Drawings

If the link doesn’t work go directly to Stepup4downsyndrome.org
Click on the Walk with us tab at top.
Click on team list.  Select JACK’S VIPs.
Then Click team page and hear what Jack has to say.
It’s free to walk:)  Hopefully you can come:)

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Where Palace of Auburn Hills 2990 Lapeer Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
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Time 9:00am—2:00pm
Who to bring Open to All

Bower’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Saturday, October 8, 04:00 pm

Charles L. Bowers School Farm, 1219 E Square Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI, $8

During this spooky season bring the family out to enjoy Bower’s Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch today.

There will be a field of towering corn with three levels of difficulty.  Plus wagon rides, a straw maze for toddlers, pumpkin picking, farm animals and pony rides, a bon fire and s’mores.

Your ticket price includes the mazes, a wagon ride, and checking out the farm animals.

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Where Charles L. Bowers School Farm 1219 E Square Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
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Time 4:00pm—9:00pm
Who to bring Open to All, Kids, Families
Website http://­farm.­bloomfield.­org/­
Phone 248-341-6475
Price $8 for everyone age 12+, $6 children ages 6-11, children under 5 free

6th Annual KDB Melanoma Walk/Run

Sunday, October 9, 09:00 am

2240 W Buno Rd, Milford, MI, FREE

Join us for the 6th Annual KDB Melanoma Walk/Run! No registration fee required- all donations benefit AIM at Melanoma and The Melanoma Research Foundation. Dogs welcome- must be on a 6′ leash. Event will begin and end at the East Boat Launch at Kensington Metro Park (Milford, MI). Raffles, facepainting and more! Full information can be found on the website.

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Where 2240 W Buno Rd, Milford, MI 48380
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Time 9:00am
Who to bring Open to All
Website http://­melano­mawalk.­org/­
Price No registration fee required- all donations welcome!

RAW Food Fair

Sunday, October 9, 01:00 pm

Whole Foods Market, 7350 Orchard Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI, FREE

Whole Foods is hosting a RAW Food Fair today.  Learn about this new beneficial way to eat and enjoy tasting samples.

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Where Whole Foods Market 7350 Orchard Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
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Time 1:00pm—4:00pm
Who to bring Open to All
Website http://­whole­foodsmarket.­com/­stores/­westbloo­mfield/­
Phone 248.538.4600
Price free

Urban Harvest Night

Saturday, October 8, 05:00 pm

Royal Oak Farmers Market, 316 E 11 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI, $5

Tonight the Royal Oak Community Farm is hosting Urban Harvest Night at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.

Come out to enjoy a costume parade, free games, crafts, live entertainment, delicious food, spiced cider, and more.

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Where Royal Oak Farmers Market 316 E 11 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067
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Time 5:00pm—11:00pm
Who to bring Open to All, Families
Website http://­www.­royaloa­kcommunityfarm.­com/­
Phone 248 798 3460
Email david.­baldwin@­royaloa­kforward.­com
Price $5
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Explosions in the Sky at the Music Theater

Saturday, October 8, 08:00 pm

Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W 4th St, Royal Oak, MI, $20

American post-rock band, Explosions in the Sky, will perform at the Royal Oak Music Theater tongiht.  Wye Oak will be the opening act.

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Where Royal Oak Music Theatre 318 W 4th St, Royal Oak, MI 48067
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Time 8:00pm
Website http://­www.­royaloa­kmusictheatre.­com/­
Phone 248.399.2980
Price $20 in adv; $22 at the door
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Clawson Fall Festival

Sunday, October 9, 03:00 pm

City Park, W Elmwood Ave & N Custer Ave, Clawson, MI, FREE

Clawson is having their annual Fall Festival in City Park this evening.

Come out to enjoy many free activities including hayrides and a free inflatable obstacle course.  There will also be pony rides, a farm animal show and skill games.  Get a taste of Clawson by enjoying some fare from local restaurants.

There will also be a car show and mechinal bull.  Plus the bonfire will start at 6:15 p.m.

Fun for the whole family!

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Where City Park W Elmwood Ave & N Custer Ave, Clawson, MI 48017
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Time 3:00pm—7:30pm
Who to bring Open to All, Families
Website http://­www.­cityo­fclawson.­com/­
Phone 248-589-0334
Email parksrec@­cityo­fclawson.­com

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for FernCare Free Clinic

Saturday, October 8, 10:00 am

459 E 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI, FREE

Come out to join the community in welcoming FernCare Free Clinic, a new facility that will offer free medical services to the community.

The official ribbon cutting ceremony will be a little after 10 a.m., then the clinic will host an open house from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. to show off their facility.

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Where 459 E 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220 (FernCare Free Clinic)
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Time 10:00am—11:00am
Who to bring Open to All
Website http://­www.­ferncare.­org/­
Phone 248-677-5447
Price free

3rd Annual First Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 8, 11:00 am

First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak, 529 Hendrie Blvd, Royal Oak, MI, FREE

The First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak is hosting its’ 3rd Annual First Harvest Festival today. There will be food, entertainment, music, games, a chili cook-off, and a tin can auction.

The days entertainment schedule is:

11:00 a.m.        Little Creatures — small live animal show

12:00 p.m.          4GVN – Barbershop Quartet

12:30                Eric Paul Klein – soloist

1:00                  Royal Oak Children’s Choir

1:15                  Lost to the West – band

2:00                  Square Dancing — audience participation!

3:00                  School of Rock

10% of proceeds from today’s event will benefit Blessings in a Backpack.

Event Details

Where First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak 529 Hendrie Blvd, Royal Oak, MI 48067
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Time 11:00am—4:00pm
Who to bring Open to All, Families
Website http://­www.­fpcro.­org/­
Phone (248) 541-0108

Moonlight Wagon Rides

Tomorrow, October 7, 07:30 pm

4300 Main Park Dr, Shelby Township, MI, $6

Enjoy a beautiful nature-themed wagon ride through the woods and a bonfire with marshmallows, music, cider and donuts.

Preregistration and prepayment is required, please call the number listed to save your spot.

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Where 4300 Main Park Dr, Shelby Township, MI 48316 (Stony Creek Metropark Nature Center)
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Time 7:30pm—9:30pm
Who to bring Moms, Dads, Kids, Families
Website http://­www.­metro­parks.­com
Phone 586-781-9113
Price $6 per person

Tunnel of Terror

Tomorrow, October 7, 07:30 pm

Rochester Municipal Park, Ludlow Street, Rochester, MI, FREE

Sponsored by the Rochester Area Jaycees, this haunted house is a must-see to get you in the mood for the season. Cost is $10 per person and it’s every Friday and Saturday night until Halloween.

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Where Rochester Municipal Park Ludlow Street, Rochester, MI
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Time 7:30pm—10:30pm
Who to bring College Students, Open to All, Teens

Stonewall Pumpkin Festival

Saturday, October 8, 10:00 am

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, 1005 Van Hoosen Rd, Rochester, MI, $7

The Stonewall Pumpkin Festival will return this year with as much fun and amazement as it has had in the past. There will be pumpkin carving, food and crafts, hayrides and activities for all ages. The pumpkin carving will take place from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. and the lit pumpkins will be displayed on the stone wall from 7-9 p.m.

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Where Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm 1005 Van Hoosen Rd, Rochester, MI 48307
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Time 10:00am—9:00pm
Who to bring Moms, Dads, Open to All, Kids, Families
Price $7 per person, includes pumpkin

Rochester Play! Parent’s Night Out

Saturday, October 8, 04:30 pm

Rochester Play!, 210 W University Dr, Rochester, MI, $20

Would you like a quiet evening alone without worrying about who is watching your kids? Rochester Play! and their awesome staff will take care of and tire out your kiddos while you have a good time. Pre-registration and pre-payment is needed to hold a spot for your child. Call for more info.

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Where Rochester Play! 210 W University Dr, Rochester, MI 48307
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Time 4:30pm—8:30pm
Who to bring Moms, Dads, Kids, Families
Website http://­www.­roche­sterplay.­com
Phone 248-650-7529
Price $20 for first child, $10 for additional sibling

Blake’s Fall Festival

Saturday, October 8, 10:00 am

71485 North Ave, Armada, MI, $6

It’s Labor Day weekend and that means Blake’s is beginning its annual craft show and fall festival every weekend in September and October. Besides apples and other harvest goodies, visitors can enjoy train and pony rides, the petting zoo, the Barnyard Funland, Cornfield Maze, Straw Mountain and more.

Blake’s is open daily, but on weekends the fun gets kicked up a notch.

An all-day pass on a weekday costs $6.95 per person and gets admission to:

  • Haunted Barn & Black Hole
  • Hay rides after noon
  • Barnyard Funland admission, which includes the Straw Mountain, Trike Track, Animal Petting Farm, Cornfield Maze, Bunnyville, Mr. Bone’s Outhouse, Le Roy’s Apple Picking Truck, Playground access, Mini Corn Stalk Maze, and the Baby Animal Petting Farm

Or on weekends admission is $8.50 per person and includes the same weekday package, plus a visit to Barnyard Funland, a hayride to the orchard and a hayride to the pumpkin patch.

Children under age 2 get in free.

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Where 71485 North Ave, Armada, MI 48005 (Blake’s Big Apple Orchard)
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Time 10:00am—6:00pm
Website http://­www.­blake­farms.­com/­
Price $6.95-$8.50

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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