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Royal Oak Toy Show Jan. 18

Visit the Royal Oak Farmer's Market for a peek at vintage toys from collectors around Metro Detroit and beyond. Attendees can bring toys to sell, buy toys or simply take time to excite their nostalgia. [...]

By |2020-01-07T16:28:20-05:00January 7th, 2020|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Royal Oak Farmer’s Market

The Royal Oak Farmer's market is a weekly event that allows visitors to enjoy fresh produce, specialty food items, an antiques market and much more every Saturday morning from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located [...]

By |2019-12-18T15:42:11-05:00December 18th, 2019|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Detroit Zoo Boo

Families interested in a "merry-not-scary" Halloween event that will engage attendees of all ages are invited to the Detroit Zoo on the weekend of Oct. 25 to enjoy rides, attractions and, of course, animals. "Family-friendly [...]

By |2019-10-23T16:38:30-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Royal Starr Returns To Host Filmmaker Community Mixer

ROYAL OAK — LGBTQ and ally filmmakers can look forward to the upcoming Royal Starr Arts Institute's Community Mixer — scheduled to be held on Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. The Royal Starr Arts institute itself is a a non-profit arts organization that encourages filmmakers from across the Metro area to meet up, chat about upcoming projects and possibly even collaborate. President of the group Luke Castle said he's excited about the kick-off event for 2019.

By |2018-12-19T12:56:59-05:00December 19th, 2018|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Royal Oak Barktoberfest Starts Sept. 15

The Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce invites attendees to discover Barktoberfest, a fall festival for dogs and dog owners. Centered around locally-brewed craft beer and music, this dog-friendly event is designed to bring together the community.

By |2018-08-29T16:02:56-04:00August 29th, 2018|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Arts, Beats & Eats Continues for 21st Year

This year marks the 21st annual Ford Arts, Beat & Eats festival. Presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, this year there will be more than 200 performances that will be held across 9 stages located in downtown Royal Oak. Attendees are welcome to attend from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. from Friday, Aug. 31 through Sunday, Sept. 2, and from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3. Last year, the festival hosted nearly 400,000 visitors and raised $350 thousand for local charities.

By |2018-08-29T16:00:53-04:00August 29th, 2018|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Maria Bamford Plays Royal Oak Music Theatre

Many comedians know how to work a room and get laughs from their own experiences, but few know how to channel laughs from their own anxiety as well as Maria Bamford. Especially vocal about her own mental health, the "Arrested Development," "Lady Dynamite" and "BoJack Horsemen" star has been lauded as "revelatory" by Entertainment Weekly and labeled a "must-see" by both Rolling Stone and Variety. She'll be at the Royal Oak Music Theater on Friday, May 25 at 7 p.m.

By |2018-05-09T13:41:52-04:00May 9th, 2018|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Artist Kevin Tolman Debuts Nature-Based Art Exhibit

The paintings of Kevin Tolman reveal the storied layers of an artist's creative process. Robert Kidd Gallery's spring exhibition focuses on the unfolding nature of Tolman's compositions, which manifest deep illusory spaces activated by brilliantly placed marks and forms. Each painting invites the viewer to peer through quiet veils of skillful, intuitively worked mixed media, offering a glimpse at richly percussive underlying fields.

By |2018-05-09T12:54:43-04:00May 9th, 2018|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Royal Oak Holds Annual Mother’s Day Flower Sale

On Sunday, May 13, Royal Oak is hosting its annual "Royal Oak in Bloom" Flower, Plant & Garden show. This mother's day event makes it easy to enjoy the increasingly warmer weather, get a head start on gardening and spend some quality time with family. With almost 70 vendors in attendance, the variety of "flowers, plants, landscaping items and decorative elements" for lawns is huge. And this year, the event will last an hour longer to allow for more shopping.

By |2018-05-09T12:53:26-04:00May 9th, 2018|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Matt and Kim to Headline at Royal Oak Music Theatre

The Royal Oak Music Theatre is slated to showcase drum/keyboard duo Matt & Kim on Wednesday, April 18. Although Matt Johnson is from Vermont and Kim Schifino is from Rhode Island, the two met while students at Brooklyn's Pratt Institute. According to Johnson in a 2016 Westword interview, they were immediately drawn to each other.

By |2018-03-14T13:54:29-04:00March 14th, 2018|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|