Don’t miss out on The 2015 HealthPlus Brooksie Way! Registration is open for teams and individuals until Thursday, September, 24th, 2015. The Brooksie Way is one of Oakland County’s premier quality of life events. The Brooksie Way was named after the late Brooks Stuart Patterson, son of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. Patterson began the Brooksie Way races to promote Oakland County and encourage people to become more physically active.
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The first recorded Baseball game in Michigan took place in Birmingham in 1857, between the teams of Bloomfield and Troy (in a field near what is now the corner of Old Woodward and Hamilton) according to an April 1897 Detroit Free Press article. The game started at noon, and the teams played until one team scored 100 runs.
The game of baseball has been enjoyed by millions since, as both players and fans. While the rules of the game have changed over time, the game is still basically the same one that has been played for over 150 years in Oakland County and America.
Locally, three teams play by the rules of the day (the day being the mid-1800’s). Continue reading
As planned, Oakland County residents had a winter blast at the 2015 Fire & Ice Festival last weekend in Rochester, Michigan. Oakland County Parks and Recreation and Downtown Rochester did a fantastic job at the three-day event and offered all kinds of winter activities for families to enjoy.
Celebrate cabin fever with a little snow, a little Ice and a little Fire!
Winter has finally set in. It’s time to jump in and enjoy it at the 2015 Fire & Ice Festival.
Oakland County, Oakland County Parks, the City of Rochester and Downtown Rochester have come together to host a wild weekend of winter fun, with a variety of activities to celebrate winter.
Some of the Activities & Events at this year’s Fire & Ice Festival include ice carving demonstrations, tube sledding, face painting, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, dog sled demos and rides, ice skating (bring your skates), broom ball exhibitions, ice sculptures and on Friday and Saturday nights – FIREWORKS! Continue reading
For the 33rd consecutive year, Oakland University’s Meadow Brook Theatre presents everybody’s favorite holiday play, A Christmas Carol.
This oft told Charles Dickens classic, has been adapted in many different ways, in books, onstage in plays, on Television, and in films.
Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three Christmas spirits takes him from being one big humbug, to a man who now treats everyone with generosity and compassion.
|Friday 14- Sunday 16
||Wednesday 3- Sunday 7
|Friday 21 – Sunday 23
||Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14
|Friday 28 – Sunday 30
||Tuesday 16 – Sunday 21
Please note that show time vary, some days have multiple shows.
Visit MB Theatre for times and further information.