Celebrate America’s First Principles During Patriot Week

Honor and celebrate America’s founding principles during Patriot Week. Started by Circuit Court Judge Michael Warren and his daughter in 2009, Patriot Week is a time to reflect upon the ideals, documents, and historical figures who represent the best of the United States. Patriot Week is bookended by two key dates. The week begins on September 11th, honoring the nearly 3,000 Americans who lost their lives in 2001, and ends on September 17th: Constitution Day.

Special events, ranging from solemn remembrances and intellectual discussions, to joyous festivities, will take place throughout the week. Patriot Week events culminate on September 16th with the 8th Annual Patriot Festival held at Bower’s Farm in Bloomfield Hills.  The free Festival will feature wagon rides, animals, and music. Food will also be available for purchase. Continue reading

Celebrate the American Spirit during Patriot Week

Renew your American Spirit and show patriotism for our country during Patriot Week. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has declared that Patriot Week will celebrated September 11-17th here in Oakland County. In 2009, Circuit Court Judge Michael Warren and his daughter, then ten years young, founded Patriot Week to renew “America’s spirit by celebrating the First Principles, Founding Fathers and other Patriots, vital documents and speeches, and flags that make America the greatest nation in world history.” Patriot Week is anchored by the key dates of September 11th, when nearly 3,000 Americans lost their lives in terror attacks, and September 17th or Constitution Day, the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution by the founders. Continue reading