Warmer weather means it’s time to enjoy the many outdoor festivals and fairs that showcase the vibrancy of
Oakland County. You won’t want to miss SummerFest in Auburn Hills, Arts, Beats, and Eats in Royal Oak, or Milford Memories to name a few.
list below to find festivals and fairs that are happening June through September:
WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY
A common misconception exists that one must travel “up north” to enjoy a few hours of nature’s way or just escape life’s daily hustle and bustle. Not so. The splendor of exploring easily accessible nature is never far away; a fact I encounter over and over no matter where I am. Sometimes you just need to know where to go!
In early May, I
shared my nature-embracing adventure at the Red Oaks Nature Center in Madison Heights. Today, I’m highlighting my visit from the middle of May to a lesser-known park with a “Living Tree Library” in northernmost Oakland County that’s located just shy of the Genesee County line.
Brandon Township Community Park encompasses 33 acres and is managed by Brandon Township Parks and Recreation. Just like Red Oaks Nature Center, the park has an easily accessible paved trail. I look at it as the township’s crown jewel, a site hidden away in plain sight that’s open to the public free of charge. Continue reading