Learn Outdoor Survival Techniques and More This Weekend

An outdoor survival expert offers a workshop at Heritage Park in Farmington Hills.

Can you survive in the outdoors? Learn how this weekend in Farmington Hills. Photo credit: Patch file photo
Can you survive in the outdoors? Learn how this weekend in Farmington Hills. Photo credit: Patch file photo
Do you have what it takes to survive in the outdoors

This weekend, you can learn the "Sacred Order of Survival" during a special workshop in Farmington Hills. Here's more about the event and other happenings in Farmington and Farmington Hills this weekend:

1. Outdoor Survival at the Nature Center

Survival expert Mary Vance will share her knowledge of fire building and use of a bow drill, debris shelter building, and obtaining pure water from the earth during this Saturday event. She will also lead a wild edibles hike through Heritage Park. Cost is $25, for ages 16 and up. Registration (required) online at https://recreg.fhgov.com or at the Costick Center.

2. Farmington Community Chorus under the stars

The hometown vocal group closes out the Stars in the Park concert season at Heritage Park with their Thursday, 7 p.m. concert. Rain location is the Costick Center on 11 Mile Road east of Middlebelt. 

3. The Kreellers close Rhythmz in Riley Park

Downtown Farmington's signature summer concert series closes Friday at 7 p.m. with the return of this spirited Celtic Rock band. Rain location is First United Methodist Church, across Grand River. 

4. The Two Timers at the Farmington Farmers and Artisans Market

Lead vocalist and guitarist Lenny Earls and lead guitarist Rob Renirie bring their blend of acoustic rock and country to the market from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Lark hosts the 11 a.m. cooking demo. The market is back in its usual home in the Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion and Riley Park


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