The Holidays Are Approaching – Weekend Events for November 18-20

lido-galleryLido Gallery Poetry & Music Series

Friday, November 18, 07:00 pm

Lido Gallery, 33535 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI, FREE

Fall Leaves release with songwriter Jan Krist, poets Ama Carey-Barr, Anne Doran, Ginny Grush, Lucija Franetovic and Elaine Winkler.

Sponsored by Lido Gallery and Springfed Arts. Hosted by John D. Lamb, this event is free and open to the public.

Where Lido Gallery 33535 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009

Next on November 18, 2011

Time 7:00pm—9:00pm

Who to bring Everyone

Website http://www.everythingart.com/events.asp

Phone 248-792-6246

Email lidoga llery@ gmail. com

Price free

2011 Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Saturday, November 19, 09:00 am

Birmingham Covington School, 1525 Covington Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI, $10

The Jingle Bell Run/Walk is a fun, festive event that supports a great cause. Put on some fun holiday clothing and walk for arthritis.

The last day to register online is November 16.

Where Birmingham Covington School 1525 Covington Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

Next on November 19, 2011

Time 9:00am

Who to bring Everyone

Website http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=478812

Price $10-$27.50

Players Guild Presents ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Friday, November 18, All day

Players Guild of Dearborn, 21730 Madison St, Dearborn, MI, $18

Put on those ruby red slippers and head down the Yellow Brick Road to enjoy a magical evening as the Players Guild of Dearborn presents the timeless classic, “The Wizard of Oz,” now playing through Dec. 4.

Travel through Oz with all your favorite characters as they venture to the Emerald City to see the Wizard, plus battle Flying Monkeys and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. Sundays.

Where Players Guild of Dearborn 21730 Madison St, Dearborn, MI 48124

Next on November 18, 2011

More dates

November 19, 2011

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November 25, 2011

November 26, 2011

November 27, 2011

Website http://www.playersguildofdea­rborn.org

Phone 313.561.TKTS

Price $18, with discounts for students and children

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Holiday Tables 2011 – Guest Speaker Series

Saturday, November 19, 10:00 am

Cranbrook, 39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI, $20

Cranbrook House will be decorated in holiday splendor as the tradition of Holiday Tables come alive. Come and check out the ecletic mix of tables dressed for the occasion.

Today there will also be a guest speaker series today free with admission. The seminar times are as follows:

10:30am “The History of Cranbrook & the Cranbrook House and Gardens Auxiliary”

Presenters – Judy Linstrom and Juliann Ritter

12 p.m. “Going Like Lynn”

Presenter – Lynn Portnoy of the Womens Travel Club

Easy tips to pack a single suitcase for a one week trip.

1:15pm “Wrap It Up”

Presenter – Staff of Lisa’s Gift Wrappers of Royal Oak.

Demonstration on wrapping gifts to make an ordinary box look like a million bucks.

2:15.pm “Unexpected Detroit: Architecture and Urbanism in the Motor City”

Presenter – Michael H. Hodges, Fine Arts Writer, The Detroit News

Seating for the seminars will be on a first come first serve basis. Seating is limited.

Where Cranbrook 39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Next on November 19, 2011

Time 10:00am—4:00pm

Who to bring Everyone

Website http://www.cranbrook.edu/house gardens/

Phone 248.645.3149

Price $20

Tree Lighting Event at the Village of Rochester Hills

Friday, November 18, 07:00 pm

The Village of Rochester Hills, 104 N Adams Rd, Rochester Hills, MI, FREE

The Village of Rochester Hills will light their tree, along with many special guests. Of course, Santa will be present, along with Radio Disney, The Rainbow Connection, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett, Jay Towers, holiday carolers, Meadowbrook Hall, Oakland University Band, Jen Kincher and students and Corrin Barnett. Sounds like a fabulous night!

Where The Village of Rochester Hills 104 N Adams Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309

Next on November 18, 2011

Time 7:00pm

Who to bring Everyone

Website http://www.thevorh.com

Phone 248-375-9451

Yellow Door Art Market Holiday Open House

Saturday, November 19, 10:00 am

3141 12 Mile Rd, Berkley, MI, FREE

We’re kicking off the season with a Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 19 from 10-6. Our artists will be premiering their new and holiday merchandise and we’ll be offering up treats for you to sip and snack on. We are also helping collect canned goods for the Open Hands Food Pantry. Simply bring in 3 or more canned goods and make a purchase and receive a free snowman ornament. You’ll also get to meet two of our talented Michigan authors, Cindy LaFerle and Lonnie Ross. So mark your calendars and come visit us to see what our artists have created for the gift giving season!

Where 3141 12 Mile Rd, Berkley, MI 48072

Next on November 19, 2011

Time 10:00am—6:00pm

Who to bring Everyone

Website http://www.yello­wdoorartmarket.com/yello­wdoor/ 2011/11/holiday-­open-house-saturday-­november-19.html

Phone 248-336-2038

Email yellowdoorartmarket@gmail.­com

21st Annual Festival Craft Show

Saturday, November 19, 09:00 am

Larson Middle School, 2222 E Long Lake Rd, Troy, MI, FREE

The 21st Annual Festival Craft Show will feature dozens of crafters and artisans. A great way to find a one-of-a-kind holiday gift for someone special. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Troy Athens Band Boosters.

Where Larson Middle School 2222 E Long Lake Rd, Troy, MI 48085

Next on November 19, 2011

Time 9:00am—4:00pm

Who to bring Everyone

Technique Cooking Class: All-Star Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 20, 11:00 am

Williams Sonoma, 352 N Adams Rd, Rochester Hills, MI, FREE

Thanksgiving is less than a week away! If you are looking for last minute tips and advice on how to make awesome sides and roast your turkey to perfection, the experts at Williams-Sonoma are here to help.

Where Williams Sonoma 352 N Adams Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309

Next on November 20, 2011

Time 11:00am

Website http://www.williamssonoma.com

Phone 248-596-1036

Royal Oak Chili Cookoff

Saturday, November 19, 05:30 pm

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

The Royal Oak Jaycees will hold the second annual Royal Oak Chili Cook-Off at the Royal Oak Farmers Market from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, November 19. Restaurants, businesses and community organizations will face off to determine who has the best chili in town and to earn one of several titles, including Best of the Best, Hottest and Most Creative. The event also will include live music, local beer, games, kids activities and a silent auction.

Admission costs $5 in advance or $8 at the door and includes chili tasting tickets.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Boys & Girls Club of South Oakland County, the Royal Oak Animal Shelter and the Royal Oak Jaycees.

Where Royal Oak Farmers Market 316 E 11 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067

Next on November 19, 2011

Time 5:30pm—10:00pm

Website http://facebook.com/royaloa­kchilicookoff

Phone (248) 648-1385

Email royaloakchilicookoff@gmail.com

Price $5 in advance, $8 at the door

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