Thursday, February 21, 2013
Metromix Detroit captures photos of the event that capped off the weekend's Faerie Gathering in and around downtown Farmington.
Faeries showed off their finery and their dance moves Saturday at Grand Celebrations in Farmington, capping off the Farmington Faerie Gathering held Feb. 14-16 in and around downtown Farmington. MetroMix Detroit captured the spirit and fashion of the event, in a 94-photo gallery published at detroit.metromix.com. The weekend also included a faerie door scavenger hunt, Faerie Fayre, faerie teas and merchant events at The Village Mall. Did you get photos during the Faerie Gathering? Start sharing them by clicking on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button.
Friday, February 15, 2013
The Farmington Faerie Gathering is underway, with special events planned Friday and Saturday.
Look for faeries in and around downtown Farmington this weekend, during the Farmington Faerie Gathering. Events include a scavenger hunt that runs through Saturday, a Faerie Fayre at the Village Mall on Saturday and Faerie Teas and a Faerie Ball on Saturday. To learn more about all the activities going on this weekend, browse through our photo gallery and then click on the links below for specifics: Check our calendar for more activities, classes and events happening today and throughout the week. If your event isn't listed, here's how to add it: How to Post an Event on Patch.
Monday, February 4, 2013
The dance caps three days of events that include a scavenger hunt, Faerie Fayre and teas.
A group of downtown Farmington merchants hope you'll slip into your faerie finery and join them Feb. 16 for the Sun, Moon and Stars Faerie Ball, held at Grand Celebrations on Grand River in Farmington. The dance caps off the Farmington Faerie Gathering, which includes a faerie door scavenger hunt, Faerie Fayre and two faerie teas Feb. 14-16. Admission to the Ball, which is open only to those 21 and older, includes an open bar, light hors d'oeuvres, a costume contest and the crowning of a King and Queen. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased on the event website. Other events include: Learn more at farmingtonfaeriegathering.com or on Facebook, then take a look at other events this week that will require you to register or purchase tickets…
Monday, January 7, 2013
The second annual gathering features activities all around downtown Farmington.
The Second Annual Faerie Gathering brings a variety of activities to downtown Farmington businesses Feb. 14-16. Event organizers invite everyone to look for faeries in and around the following events: Faerie Door Scavenger Hunts for adults and children Players will follow directions on a play card to find faerie doors at participating merchants and collect clues that will lead them to the next door. With three days to complete the scavenger hunt, players have time to browse and shop along the way. Completed play cards will be entered into a drawing for prize baskets. Players who spend $25 in participating shops will be entered into a drawing for a second prize basket. Ginger's Café Faerie Tea Enjoy herbal tea, scones with cream and jam, …
Saturday, February 18, 2012
A gathering brought magical creatures young and old to American Legion Post #346 Saturday.
Faeries of all ages flocked Saturday to the Groves-Walker American Legion Post in Farmington, for a gathering sponsored by local businesses. In addition to a Fairy Tea Party and vendor fair at the post, activities around town included crafts, activities and contests at Farmington Community Library, Sunflour Bakehaus, The Vines Flower and Garden Shop, Victorian Lace Elegance and The Sacred Sage. A free Fairy Door Scavenger Hunt wrapped up as well. Did you take photos or video during this event? Share them here!
Friday, February 17, 2012
Activities will be held in and around Farmington, with the main event at American Legion Post #346.
Learn more about faeries, have an elegant tea and enjoy plenty of games as the Farmington Faerie Gathering gets underway this weekend. Host businesses Off the Beaten Path Books & Cafe, The Vines and The Sacred Sage have announced a schedule of events for Saturday that starts at 10 a.m. with a panel discussion of popular superstitions about faeries, and the opening of vendor exhibits and a gaming room. At 11 a.m., faerie expert Hayley Jane will host a discussion, and the City of Farmington Hills Nature Discovery Center hosts an animal exhibit from noon to 3 p.m., with a frog wand craft. Share tea and delicious desserts with faeries at 1 p.m., and stick around for "Are You a Werewolf?", hosted by Ted Ursus, at 3 p.m. The Faerie Ball, for …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
The event is among weekend activities that include a dance for adults and a tea party for all ages.
As you're flying around Farmington tomorrow, be on the lookout for fairy doors. These tiny portals will be carefully concealed inside or outside local businesses, waiting to be found by participants in a free Fairy Door Scavenger Hunt. The event begins at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore & Café, where you can pick up the hunt sheet and your first clue between noon and 11:00 p.m. on Thursday or Friday. Store owner Salathiel Palland said the Fairy Door scavenger hunt is designed to be "multigenerational". Clues are written as poems, and each one leads the team to the next door. Palland said 18 businesses will have doors, and hunters who also spend $25 or more with the business will be eligible to win additional prizes. She and Diane Rothman, …