Saturday, May 18, 2013
Family event includes BMX bike stunts, a bike parade to Grant Park and more.
Get your squishy tires inflated, flat ones fixed, squeaky chain lubed, sketchy brakes adjusted, and more! Don't have a bike yet? Get advice on what to buy, where to shop, and then, where to ride. Call 248-546-7622 for more info or to get involved; or e-mail info@royal oakcommunitycoalition.com. Source: City of Royal Oak
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Pick up that last minute holiday gift this weekend at the Farmers Market.
The Royal Oak Farmers Market never closes for the season and if you still need that last second gift, visit the market. It's open year round. The Farmers Market is open 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays for flea market, farm and specialty foods; 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays for farm and specialty foods; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays for antiques and collectibles. For the first time the farmers market will have certified organic and local Michigan vegetables throughout the winter months every Saturday. The market is located at 316 E. 11 Mile Rd. Source: City of Royal Oak
Monday, November 5, 2012
Upcoming event commits to putting more Michigan-made food products on local menus and store shelves.
Restaurateurs, caterers and specialty food market buyers from throughout metro Detroit will gather at the Royal Oak Farmers Market for Food Frenzy from 1-4:30 p.m on Monday, Nov. 12 . Food Frenzy is a unique opportunity to explore and taste Michigan-made food and beverage products from over 40 businesses eager to establish key new distribution relationships. From staples like grass-fed beef and organic produce to packaged goods like barbecue sauce and pasta to beverage items like beer, wine and coffee, Food Frenzy offers a bountiful selection of amazing locally grown and produced items for attending buyers to consider. Responding to the demand of savvy area consumers, both the food service and grocery industries are incorporating more and …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
The Mac Shack, El Guapo, Green Zebra and more are back at the Royal Oak Farmers Market this Wednesday.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Motor City’s finest food trucks and live music return to the Royal Oak Farmers Market from 5-9 p.m on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Your favorite trucks will be there, including, The Mac Shack, El Guapo, Green Zebra, Jacque’s Tacos, Treat Dreams, Chow Catering, JP Salgados (Brazilian) and more. Come out and join the excitement. Enjoy great music, great food and great fun. Wednesdays just got better. For more information please call 248-246-3078 Source: Royal Oak Farmers Market
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The fifth annual event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Royal Oak Farmers Market, where participants will have the opportunity win Meijer gifts cards, get flu shots, enjoy a free lunch and more.
The fifth annual Southeast Oakland County Senior Salute will be held Oct. 1 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market, where participants will have the opportunity win Meijer gifts cards, get flu shots and enjoy a free lunch. Sen. John Pappageorge, R-Troy, and Reps. Chuck Moss, R–Birmingham, and Marty Knollenberg, R-Troy, and the nonprofit Southeast Oakland Community Fund organized the event that runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. "The Southeast Oakland County Senior Salute continues to grow every year because it's a great opportunity for seniors to meet new friends and enjoy a good meal. The best part is, the salute is free of charge," said Pappageorge, who represents Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, Clawson, Madison Heights, …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Partygoers get a sneak peak of Arts, Eats & Beats fare for charity.
No one left hungry at the 10th annual Arts du Jour Charity Preview at the Royal Oak Farmers Market. More than 50 food vendors were on hand with samples of their fare while local bands performed on two separate stages. Several hundred people paid $75 for the honor of sampling food that included sweets, pork, wings, oysters, pizza, soups and just about anything you could imagine your taste buds enjoying. Mayor Jim Ellison was on hand at the event to meet and greet guests. He sampled a few tidbits while waiting for his wife, Jodie, to arrive. "It's exciting, and we've had a great turnout already," the mayor said at around 7 p.m. "I've had a pretzel with cheese and some salmon over at Hamlin's Corner. I'm standing by the door waiting for …
Friday, June 15, 2012
For a small donation to charity you could smooch a pooch at the Mutt Strut at the Royal Oak Farmers Market on Thursday.
Royal Oak Patch provided the kissing booth at the Bingo Salon Mutt Strut on Thursday at the Royal Oak Farmers Market to raise money for New Beginnings Animal Rescue and FiftyTwo4Mom. 10-year-old Roxy the Doxy gave out wet kisses for donations. Roxy was rescued two years ago at the Royal Oak Animal Shelter by Kay Brady and Jim Doyan of Huntington Woods. "She's so lovable," Brady said. "She gets up in the morning and gives kisses out all day." Share your photos of the Mutt Strut on Patch by clicking on the green "Upload Photos and Videos" icon.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
There is something for everyone as Royal Oak hosts many fiestas this weekend while raising money for charity in the process.
What is Cinco de Mayo if not permission to hold a party? Cinco de Mayo commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army in 1862. There are at least six celebrations in Royal Oak this weekend that include Mexican food, drinks and activities for adults and children, too. From PBS favorites Maya & Miguel and piñatas, to salsa lessons, strolling mariachis and margaritas, there is something for todo el mundo (everyone)! 4-9 p.m. Friday The Royal Oak Farmers Market, along with Camp Casey and PBS television are set to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Mexican Fiesta Family Celebration at the market on Friday. Kids will enjoy meeting PBS favorites Maya & Miguel, bouncers, moonwalk, face painting, interactive games and a showing of…
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
With more volunteers and a larger area, organizers say Wednesday's event at the Farmers Market was a lot smoother.
Street Eats Wednesday opened for the second time at the Royal Oak Farmers Market, but this month, organizers and vendors were better prepared for the crowd. "This time we were ready for the masses," Market Manager Shelly Mazur said. Street Eats Wednesday is a food truck rally with vendors such as Jacques’ Tacos, Chow Catering, Taco Mama, Franks Anatra, Ned's TravelBurgers and El Guapo Fresh Mexican Grill. For the first rally Feb. 9 organizers said they ran into issues such as overcrowding and vendors without enough food or helpers. For this event, the entire market was open as opposed to last time when only half the area was used. "We planned for 500-700 people and we had 3,000," Mazur said of last month's event. At about 5:30 p.m. …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Royal Oak Artist Market Show & Sale starts tonight with a preview party.
The Royal Oak Artist Market Show & Sale is Friday and Saturday at the Royal Oak Farmers Market. Enjoy a unique blend of fine art and crafts featuring drawings, paintings, photography, clay, glass, wood, jewelry and more. "It's an excellent idea," said Kristi Hart-Negrich of Lathrup Village, one of 30 artists in the show. "It's an excellent way to beat the winter blahs. There has been good traffic." There is a free preview party today from 5-8 p.m. featuring light fare from Royal Oak restaurants, a silent auction and live entertainment by Cello-Bella. A portion of proceeds from the show will help support Camp Casey and the Royal Oak Arts Council.