The best part of fall is here! Temperatures are starting to drop, and you can enjoy the delightful taste of apples, cider, and donuts, oh my! It’s the season that brings friends and families together to enjoy the crisp air on breezy days and cooler nights while indulging in the flavors and aromas of fall. Colorful trees make the perfect backdrop for a trip to a local cider mill. Oakland County is home to several cider mills using locally grown apples. Whether you want to stop by for a quick taste or spend the day, check out our full list of locations or use our interactive story map for Oakland County cider mills.Continue reading
Addiction to opioids knows no boundaries and affects every demographic in Oakland County, Michigan and in the U.S. Unfortunately, what often begins as prescribed recovery from an injury or surgery all too often has had tragic consequences for friends, family, neighbors and co-workers.
In the last 20 years, the Centers for Disease Control reports that more than 645,000 people in the nation have died from an opioid overdose. In the past 10 years, 2,600 people, including 180 in 2021, have died in Oakland County from drug abuse and overdoses.Continue reading
During Labor Day weekend, Americans across the country will be enjoying a break from work to celebrate America’s workforce and the American Labor Movement. Whether you celebrate with a backyard barbecue, a day at the lake or at the annual Michigan State Fair, Oakland County is full of Labor Day activities.Continue reading
The sounds and sights of music and film are set to be seen in parks across Oakland County this summer. Whether you want to dance the night away or watch your favorite movie under the stars, pack up a blanket, a pillow or two, a picnic basket, and use our list of outdoor summer concerts and movies to plan an evening of outdoor entertainment.Continue reading
Summer brings many festivals and fairs to Oakland County that showcase the vibrancy that each city, township and village offer for the entire family to enjoy. You won’t want to miss SummerFest in Auburn Hills, Arts, Beats, and Eats in Royal Oak, Milford Memories or the Oakland County Fair to name a few.
Use our list below to find festivals and fairs that are happening June through September.Continue reading