Events

Youth Assistance Bowl-A-Thon

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Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Royal Oak Youth Assistance (ROYA) is seeking corporate sponsors for its 33nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon on Sunday, Mar. 1 from noon to 3 p.m. at Hazel Park Bowl, 24211 Hughes, Hazel Park.

Door prizes, silent auction items, fish bowl auction items and lane sponsors are needed. The Bowl-A-Thon provides funding for a variety of prevention programs including summer camp scholarships, mentors and family education programs.

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Michigan Spring Wildflowers

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:30pm

"Michigan Spring Wildflowers” speaker program is being held on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School (709 N.Read more »

Royal Oak Artist Market Show & Sale

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Friday, March 6, 2015 - 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Fine Art Show with an upscale Friday evening Preview Party!  The show is set in Royal Oak's Historic Farmers Market and offers a unique blend of fine art and fine crafts. The show is in its fifth year and attracts artists from all around Michigan. Art work will be for sale in many categories including: drawing, painting, photography, pottery, collage, glass, metal, wood, stone, jewelry, leather/fiber, and mixed media.Read more »

Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert

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Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

The Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra will hold a concert on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm in the Dondero Auditorium, Royal Oak Middle School, 709 N Washington, (¼ mile North of 11 Mile Rd.) Royal Oak, Michigan 48067. This performance includes works by Delius, Wagner, and Beethoven. Tickets are available at the door. Concert Information email: roso@royaloakorchestra.org or visit www.royaloakorchestra.org

Royal Oak Artist Market Show & Sale

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Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Fine Art Show with an upscale Friday evening Preview Party! 
The show is set in Royal Oak's Historic Farmers Market and offers a
unique blend of fine art and fine crafts. The show is in its fifth year
and attracts artists from all around Michigan. Art work will be for sale
in many categories including: drawing, painting, photography, pottery,
collage, glass, metal, wood, stone, jewelry, leather/fiber, and mixed
media.Read more »

Holistic Health and Wellness Expo

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Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Sponsored by the Royal Oak Community Coalition, Holistic/Natural/Alternative Health and Wellness Exposition is being held Saturday, March 7th at Royal Oak High School from 10:00 - 3:00. The expo features health and wellness exhibits, a number of short seminars and/or speakers, and introductory exercise demonstrations that all promote a healthy lifestyle. All to help people become familiar with alternative modalities to reduce pain and discomfort with less reliance on addictive prescription drugs and to incorporate lifestyle choices that promote healthy mind, body and spirit.Read more »

14th Annual Baroque Festival Concert

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Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 4:00pm

 

The Royal Oak Arts Council presents its 14th Annual Baroque Festival Concert on Sunday, March 8 at 4 p.m.  The concert will be held in partnership at the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak, 529 Hendrie, Royal Oak (one blk. E. of Woodward, two blks. S. of 11 Mile).  Period music will feature the church organist - Joseph Jackson, Classic Winds performance and Double Play's flute and tuba duet, plus more.Read more »

Food Truck Rally!

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

It's another Food Truck Rally! On Wednesday, March 11th, from 5-9pm, a gathering of Metro Detroit's finest food trucks will be setting up inside the Royal Oak Farmers Market. Bring the whole family for a great variety of affordable food and wonderful music! This event is brought to you by the Michigan Mobile Food Vendors Association (MMFVA).

Choice Mushrooms and Their Lookalikes

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

“Choice Mushrooms and Their Lookalikes" program is being held at the Royal Oak Senior Center (3500 Marais) on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm.  This program is being presented by Phil Tedeschi.

There is no pre-registration or cost for public speaker programs & nature walks.  For more information on the Royal Oak Nature Society & their programs, please call 248-246-3380.

Source: Royal Oak Nature Society

Owl Hoot

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Friday, March 13, 2015 - 7:30pm

"Owl Hoot” is being held at Tenhave Woods on Friday, March 13th, 2015 beginning at 7:30 pm.  Park & meet at the Lexington & Marais lot..  We will walk into Tenhave and attempt to lure in or have screech

Visit the Nature Society online for more information.

Source: Royal Oak Nature Society

Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Royal Oak

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Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

The Norman O'Brien Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians will host the Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Royal Oak on Saturday, March 15, 2015. The parade is an event to honor and celebrate Irish family traditions to include demonstrating Irish pride and heritage. At 11:30 a.m., the parade of floats, clans, step dancers, bagpipers and community groups leaves Royal Oak Middle School, 709 N. Washington, and goes south on Washington to Seventh Street. Plan on coming early to find a good spot to watch the parade! Read more »

Optimist Club Bowlabration

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Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 12:45pm - 3:00pm

The Royal Oak Optimists Club presents their 2013 Bowlabration on Sunday, March 15th at 1:30 pm. Registration begins at 12:45 pm at Astro Lanes in Madison Heights, 32388 John R, between Toys-R-Us and Best Buy. Door prizes, raffles, wheelbarrow of cheer, and more fun. 30 dollars per bowler; 4 bowlers per team; includes 2 games of bowling, rental shoes, pizza, and pop. Help the optimists bring out the best in kids. To bowl please call Patty Dunstan, (248)760-6876. To become a sponsor please call Bonnie Bourque (586)764-9889. This is a non-smoking event. Bumper Bowling available for the kids!Read more »

Can We See Spring Yet?

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Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 10:00am

"Can We See Spring Yet” nature walk is being held at Tenhave Woods on Saturday, March 21st, 2015 beginning at 10:00 am.  Park Lexington & Marais & meet at the Lexington entrance. 

There is no pre-registration or cost for public speaker programs & nature walks.  For more information on the Royal Oak Nature Society & their programs, please call 248-246-3380.

Source: Royal Oak Nature Society

The 4th Annual Bestest Concert Ever

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Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

The 4th Annual Bestest Concert Ever will benefit the Royal Oak Optimist Club. The benefit event will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market and will feature local food, beverages & fun activities. Concert performances by:  Horse Cave Trio, Candy Band, Motor Honey, Titled Axes, Evenin' Gentlemen.  Activities Read more »

ROHS Drama Club Presents Cyrano!

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Friday, March 27, 2015 - 7:00pm - Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 2:00pm

The Royal Oak High School Drama Club will present "Cyrano!" as its Spring production (March 27 – 29, 2015) in the Royal Oak High School Auditorium, located at 1500 Lexington Boulevard. Adult tickets are $10 and Student tickets are $5.  Show dates are Friday, March 27 at 7pm, Saturday, March 28 at 7pm and Sunday, March 29 at 2pm. To reserve tickets or for additional information, visit http://www.rodrama.com/buy-tickets.html.

Nostalgia Paper Show

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Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Come to the Royal Oak Farmers Market on Saturday, March 28th, for a Nostalgia Paper Show. Lots of Pulps, Comics, Paper Toys, TV & Movie Memorabilia, Advertising art,
Songbooks, Collector Books, Posters, Pop Culture, Games, Pin-up Art, Calenders, Tin signs, Rock & Music Memorabilia, Magazines and More!

Mind Over Matter 5k

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Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join advocates, families, friends, and fit-minded people on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 10 AM for the 10th annual MOM race for mental health awareness and suicide prevention. The 5K run/walk starts and ends at Starr Jaycee Park and takes place in the residential neighborhoods between 12 & 13 Mile and Crooks & Main St. in Royal Oak. The MOM Race is a USATF certified 5K offering same-day registration, age group awards, refreshments, raffle prizes, live music and more!Read more »

Royal Oak In Bloom

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Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 7:00am - 2:00pm

On Sunday, May 10th, 2015 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., over 70 vendors with bring everything from flowers to landscaping décor and participate in the 22nd Annual Royal Oak in Bloom. This open-air market is filled with a spectacular selection of garden treasures and color, taking place in the Williams Street parking lot located in front of City Hall.Read more »

Memorial Day Community Parade

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Monday, May 25, 2015 - 9:00am - 11:30am

The Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade Committee announced plans for this year's parade which will be held on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.  All veterans, veterans’ groups, school, and community organizations are invited to participate in this expression of our community’s gratitude to our fallen heroes.  The theme remains "Honor Our Country, Honor Our Flag”, but this year the Committee will pay special tribute to our Royal Oak Police, Fire, and other emergency responders who are currently serving, or have served, in the military. The parade will start at 9:00 a.m.Read more »

Stampede Scleroderma

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Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 8:30am - 12:00pm

Join us on June 7, 2015 in the Stampede on Scleroderma by participating in the Walk/5k/10k Run, at the Detroit Zoo. Last year’s event had more than 800 participants, and we’re hoping to make the herd even bigger in 2015. Registration is open, so sign up today! Your registration includes all-day admission to the zoo-bring your family and friends and make a day of it. The ultimate goal of all our fundraising events is a cure for scleroderma. But we’ve decided to add a few more incentives along the way for our Stampede Scleroderma participants.Read more »

Clay Glass and Metal Show

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Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 5:00pm

The 21st Annual Clay, Glass & Metal Show is one of the jewels of Royal Oak taking place Saturday, June 13 from 10am-7pm and Sunday, June 14 from 11am-5pm on 4th Street in downtown Royal Oak. One of the country's top art shows, the event features 125+ of the finest artists in clay, glass and metal work, who are selected by a jury process. The event also includes demonstrations and some specialty food choices. Contact www.royaloakchamber.com for additional information.

Summer Stroll for Epilepsy(tm)

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Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 7:30am - 11:15am

The Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan is proud to announce its annual Summer Stroll for Epilepsy(tm) - Detroit Zoo taking place on June 27, 2015! The Summer Stroll for Epilepsy(tm) is an inspirational morning walk that gathers individuals from all across Michigan to encourage widespread epilepsy awareness and fundraising for the many programs and services offered by the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan. Registration begins at 8:30am and the walk commences at 9:30am.Read more »

Outdoor Art Fair

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Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 5:00pm

The 45th Annual Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair will be held at Memorial Park (Corner of Woodward Avenue & 13 Mile Road) on Saturday, July 11, 10am - 6:00pm & Sunday, July 12, 10am - 5:00pm. Juried artists will be selling original art work for your home, office, or as a gift.  An exciting variety of art offered by these juried artists include ceramics, painting/prints, fiber arts, jewelry, photography, sculpture, wood, glass, leather, and mixed media.  A variety of food items will be available.Read more »

Woodward Dream Cruise

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Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 8:00am - 9:00pm

The Annual Woodward Dream Cruise will be in Royal Oak on Saturday, August 15. The event attracts thousands of classic cars, hot rods, custom, collector, and many other vehicles to the nostalgic cruising lanes of Woodward Avenue. Visit the official "newly designed" Dream Cruise website at http://www.woodwarddreamcruise.com/ for more information.Read more »

Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is the signature fundraising walk of the American Diabetes Association. Step Out has been taking place for more than 20 years and has raised more than $175,000,000 to Stop Diabetes! Join the Walk today! Registration starts at 8am and the walk will begin at 9:15am on September 12, 2015! All participants who are 2 years and older must raise at least $25 to enter the zoo!

Event Location and Address: Detroit Zoo, 8450 West 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067 Read more »

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