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santa-clauseBirmingham Santa House

Friday, December 16, All day

Shain Park, 200 W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI, FREE

Birmingham welcomes back Santa himself. Children can visit with Santa in his house, give them their list, and have their picture taken.

Hours and dates for the Santa House are as follows:

November 23 6:30-8:30 p.m

November 25 2-5 p.m.

November 26 1-4 p.m.

November 27 1-4 p.m.

December 2 3-8 p.m.

December 3 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

December 4 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

December 9 3-5 p.m

December 10 1-4 p.m.

December 11 1-4 p.m.

December 16 3-5 p.m.

December 17 1-4 p.m.

December 18 1-4 p.m.

December 23 3-5 p.m.

December 24 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where Shain Park 200 W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI 48009

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Website http://­www.­enjoy­birmingham.­com/­

Phone 248-530-1200

Magic of Birmingham

Saturday, December 17, All day

N Old Woodward Ave & E Maple Rd, Birmingham, MI, FREE

Get ready to shop at one of Birmingham’s most anticipated shopping events of the year. The Magic of Birmingham is slated for Saturdays, Dec. 10 and 17 from 11 a.m. — 5 p.m. Adding to the beauty of the downtown area decorated for the holidays, the crowd-drawing magical event offers exciting extra incentives for shoppers. Shoppers can look forward to live carolers near storefronts, special gifts for many random shoppers, hot cocoa, the Santa House, carriage rides and much more!

The event kicks off Saturday, December 10 with a Kid’s Holiday Parade from noon – 1:30 p.m.

On each Saturday, one lucky shopper will receive a grand prize. On Dec. 10, Astrein’s Creative Jewellers will be giving away a beautiful diamond necklace. On Dec. 17, Departure Travel will be giving away two airline tickets for anywhere in the continental US.

2011 Participating Magic of Birmingham Stores Include:

Adventures In Toys

ArtLoft

Batteries Plus

bec & sam’s

Ethan Allen Design Center

Figo Salon

Grinstein Jewelry & Design

Harp’s Lingerie

Heartwear Designs

J.McLaughlin

Jax Car Wash

Kilwin Chocolates and Ice Cream Shoppe

La Belle Provence

Lexi Drew

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

Oliver’s Trendz

PERFECT IMAGE

SEE Eyewear

Stacey Leuliette gracious living

suhm-thing

sweet thing

Tender

The Italian Dish

Virtuoso Salon

Zoom Artistic Photography

Where N Old Woodward Ave & E Maple Rd, Birmingham, MI 48009

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The Nutcracker Ballet

Saturday, December 17, 6:00 pm

Seaholm High School, 2436 W Lincoln St, Birmingham, MI, $12

The Zone Dance Center presents The Nutcracker Ballet at Seaholm High School tonight.

Where Seaholm High School 2436 W Lincoln St, Birmingham, MI 48009

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Time 6:00 pm

Who to bring Everyone

Website http://­www.­zoneda­ncecenter.­com

Phone 248-353-9663

Price $12 in adv; $15 at the door

Teen Humane Society Project

Saturday, December 17, 2:30 pm

Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI, FREE

Teens will make catnip mice for the kitties at the Michigan Humane Society. All materials are provided, snacks too!

Where Rochester Hills Public Library 500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307 (Second Floor Conference Room)

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Time 2:30 pm— 4:30 pm

Who to bring Teens

Website http://­www.­rhpl.­org

Phone 248-656-2900

Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert

Friday, December 16, 8:00 pm

709 N Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI, $10

Winter Concert

Friday, December 16, 2011 at 8:00 PM

Water Music Suite – Georg Friedrich Handel

Variations on a Theme by Haydn – Johannes Brahms

Eugene Onegin Waltz – Pytor Tchaikovsky

Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson

Russian Christmas Music – Alfred Reed

John Robertson – Conductor

Dondero Auditorium, Royal Oak Middle School

709 N. Washington, (¼ mile North of 11 Mile Rd.) Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

Tickets are available at the door.

Adult tickets $10 ($30 for season ticket – 4 concerts)

Student/Senior* tickets $7 ($20 for season ticket – 4 concerts)

18 and under -Free-

*Senior pricing reserved for those age 60 and over

Where 709 N Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067

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Time 8:00 pm— 9:30 pm

Who to bring Everyone, Families

Website http://­www.­royaloa­korchestra.­org

Email roso@­royaloa­korchestra.­org

Price $10.00

Very Merry Wine Tasting!

Saturday, December 17, 12:00 pm

Vintner’s Cellar of Royal Oak, 325 E 4th St, Royal Oak, MI, $10

Join us for a special:

“Very Merry”

Wine Tasting

Saturday December 17, 2011

12pm — 5pm

$10 per person

Wine Down before you Wind Up for the Holidays!

Sample any five wines from our selection of White, Rose’, White, Fruit & Specialty Dessert Wines. Cheese & Crackers will be served as well as a Special Chocolate Treat.

Special Offers on bottles of wine purchased & there’s still time to place your order for custom Holiday labeled wine!

Reservations suggested but not required,

248-591-WINE (9463).

Where Vintner’s Cellar of Royal Oak 325 E 4th St, Royal Oak, MI 48067

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Time 12:00 pm— 5:00 pm

Website http://­www.­royaloa­kwinery.­com

Phone 248-591-9463

Email info@­royaloa­kwinery.­com

Price $10 per person

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

Please note that we will be taking a few weeks off from bringing you community events near you because of the holiday season! Have a wonderful, relaxing, and loving holiday season. We will bring you more fun weekend events in 2012!

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