Saturday, March 23, 2013
Father and son team Rich and Brandon Ridenour perform an April 7 program that includes works by Debussy, Gershwin and others
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Saturday, March 23
A "Trumpet Invasion" arrives April 7 at Nardin Park United Methodist Church, with father and son duo Brandon Ridenour, trumpet, and Rich Ridenour, piano. The free concert, presented by the church's Music and Fine Arts Committee, begins at 2 p.m. with a program that includes compositions by Debussy, Bartok, Joplin, Gershwin and Prokofiev. Father and son team Rich and Brandon Ridenour have been entertaining on stage together since Brandon was 7. In addition to programming great music for all ages, Rich and Brandon weave a comedic presence only father and son can share on a stage. In 2006, at the age of 20, trumpeter Brandon Ridenour became the youngest member to ever join the prestigious Canadian Brass and won the International Trumpet Guild…
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.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Saturday's events include a family-friendly concert at the Farmington Community Library.
Plenty of family-friendly activities are featured on the Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch weekend calendar. Browse through the photos above to find out what's happening, then click on the links below for more information: Check our calendar for more activities, classes and events happening this weekend. If your event isn't listed, feel free to add it.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Sing and dance along at these three family-friendly concerts held over the next three months.
Wednesday, January 2
The Farmington Friends of the Library offers local families three opportunities to beat the winter blues with concerts by lively and talented musicians and singers. These free events, held at the Farmington Community Library Main Library Auditorium, are open to everyone: Kevin Devine – Rollicking Sing-Along, Dance-Along Music Saturday, Jan. 12, 10:30 a.m. This award-winning children’s entertainer and recording artist has written more than 750 songs for his own albums and concerts as well as for the television shows Barney, Sesame Street, and others. Registration required; call 248-848-4315. Carissa Knoles – Early Childhood Music that Rocks! Saturday, Feb. 16, 10:30 a.m. Miss Carissa’s witty lyrics appeal to both children and adults. With a…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Enjoy an afternoon of music Dec. 9 with the full band, as well as the 20-piece FCB Big Band.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Get in the holiday spirit with Farmington Community Band's “The Holiday Show”, presented Dec. 9, 3 p.m., at the Harrison High School Auditorium. Enjoy an afternoon of great musical entertainment featuring the 90-piece concert Band, under the direction of Damien Crutcher. They'll perform a rich collection of concert band classics and holiday themes, including such classics as Percy Granger’s “Lincolnshire Posy” and Leroy Anderson‘s “Sleigh Ride”. At intermission, the swingin’ 20-piece FCB Big Band will perform a vibrant collection of jazzy, holiday standards. As with all Farmington Community Band concerts, admission is free. Based at Harrison High, the Farmington Community Band music organization includes over 100 people participating in …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The City of Farmington Hills summer concert series closes tonight, with a group of hometown performers.
Tonight marks the end of another summer concert series, as the Farmington Community Chorus performs in Heritage Park. Here's what else you should know The National Weather Service predicts another sunny day, with a high in the mid-80s and a low tonight around 63. The 80-member Farmington Community Chorus closes out this summer concert series with a wide variety of musical selections. The concert starts at 7 p.m. at the park's amphitheater; rain location is the Costick Center on 11 Mile east of Middlebelt. The Farmington Rotary and Xemplar clubs host this raffle each week, and the jackpot is at an all-time high. The drawing is held at 9 p.m. Thursday at John Cowley & Sons in downtown Farmington. Tickets are just $1 and can be purchased …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Queen of Hearts Raffle sponsored by the Farmington Rotary and Xemplar clubs is heating up, with a jackpot climbing into five figures.
Where can you buy a chance to win a jackpot that is climbing over $10,000, while helping out two local civic groups? Read on: Looks like we'll have a sunny day with temperatures in the 80s. The National Weather Service predicts a 30 percent chance of showers after 2 a.m. tonight, and a low in the mid-60s. The Farmington/Farmington Hills Democratic Club and the Farmington Area Republicans have both cancelled their regularly scheduled meetings tonight and will meet again on Sept. 19. The Farmington Rotary and Xemplar Clubs are selling tickets for this event, and there has never been a better time to buy one. The jackpot is expected to climb over $10,000 this week. The winner splits the jackpot with the two groups. For information, write …
Friday, August 10, 2012
Farmington area events this weekend include a fundraising walk, a garden walk and more.
Walk through seven lovely gardens, enjoy free entertainment and help people affected by autism – all in one great weekend in Farmington and Farmington Hills. Browse through our gallery to learn about the events on our calendar, then click the links below for more information:
Thursday, August 9, 2012
WDIV-TV's Devin Scillian performs a free concert tonight with Arizona Sun at the William M. Costick Activities Center instead of Heritage Park because of today's rain and possible thunderstorms.
A television news personality with a musical side will play at the Costick Activities Center in Farmington Hills tonight. Here's what else you should know: Things will cool down today, with a high temperature near 75, according to the National Weather Service. There is 100 percent chance of rain showers, and a possibility of thunderstorms. Tonight, another 100 percent chance for showers and a low around 61. Interested in learning more about the Costick Center and the programs and services the city offers for seniors? Today's 10:30 a.m. tour includes a welcome packet with a coupon for a complimentary lunch, fitness, dance or speaker series class. Advance registration is required. Call 248-473-1830. Named “Best Country Performer” at the …
Friday, August 3, 2012
Free concerts, outdoor events and hockey activities are on tap this weekend in Farmington and Farmington Hills.
A weekend packed with activities in Farmington and Farmington Hills starts today, with temperatures back in the 90s and a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. To round out your calendar for the next three days, browse through the gallery to learn about events listed in our calendar, then click on the links below for more information: If you know about an event that's not on our calendar, add it by visiting our Events home page and clicking the Add an Event button.