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Easter arrives early in 2018, so mark your calendar to join the Village and The Rainbow Connection as we welcome the bunny on March 24, 2018 at 11am.

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Activites for the day:

  • A donation of $5 per child or a maximum of $15 a family for the event with 100% going to The Rainbow Connection.
  • The Bunny arrives at 11am sharp and will be available for visits until 4pm. 
  • A real-live petting zoo will be onsite (next to Festival Park) from 11am - 1pm. Children may intereact and feed the animals.
  • An interactive, family scavenger egg hunt will take you all around the Village to gather goodies! This will only run from 11am-noon. You will hunt for eggs and turn eggs in for prizes. Instruction sheets will be passed out with donation. A donation of $5 per child or a maximum of $15 a family for the event with 100% going to The Rainbow Connection.
  • Join the conversation on our Facebook event page and enjoy photos from past years.
  • Remember this is a community event that is helping to support a great cause in our community. Do not forget to bring your donations along with your ability to have fun!
  • For the rest of the Bunny hours, CLICK HERE.

 

 

 

 

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In partnership with WDIV's Live in the D, the Village is honoring teachers in the Southeast Michigan area. We have partnered with many of the amazing shops and restaurants to come up with one of a kind gifts to share with deserving teachers. Let your favorite teachers know about this contest or you can nominate them by going to Click on Detroi's contest page and entering the contest between September 25th and October 6th. 

heartWhat do teachers have a chance to win? Check out these A+ packages below. We aren't just giving away one, we are giving away eight! 

  1. Lunch Bunch Package: This teacher will win lunch for 40 teachers from Noodles and Company at their school! Plus they will get a $100 gift card from Toyology to enhance their classroom. Value: $400
  2. Beauty & the Beast Package: Whether you feel like a beast or a beauty, Soft Surroundings is going to pamper you with some state of the art skin care products along with a Soft Surroundings $75 gift card. Value: $250
  3. USA Strong Package: Enjoy a Sword & Plough Signature Blue Tote and Moosejaw fun pack Value: $275
  4. Teacher's Dream Package: Every teachers wants fun items to enhance their class, so how about a $250 gift card from Toyology? Value: $250
  5. Crafty Teach Package: Jump on the DIY bandwagon with a personalized classroom sign and a class for you and a friend at AR Workshop-Rochester Hills, plus host a group of 4-6 friends for a creative card making class at Paper Source. Value: $320
  6. Posh Teacher Package: Enjoy a debonair desk set from Pottery Barn along with some charming school supplies from Paper Source that includes coffee mug, cold-hot thermal mug, thank you notes, stickers for planners and a make your own vintage map. Plus you get a $25 Buckle gift card & bracelet along with a $30 Toyology gift card. Value: $220
  7. A mixed Bag Package: Four Seasons of Candles from Yankee Candle, $50 Lane Bryant gift card and necklace, Francescas's leopard trim purse, white scarf, duo belt set and earrings  Value: $300
  8. Artsy Package: Enjoy a Lululemon Vinyasa Scarf and Refresh Hot/Cold Bottle, a Paper Source make your own vintage poster and two signed Alan Foxx penquin prints and original Donna Beaubien purse from the Village Fine Art Gallery and enjoy a $50 gift card to Bravo! And don't forget a $25 gift card from Toyology to brighten your classroom Value: $205 
  9. New Year's SPA Package: Start your new year out right with an Organic Renewal Package from Woodhouse Day Spa Value: $370

Enter your favorite teacher or send them the information to enter themselves!

CLICK HERE!

Fashion "gets real" when the leaves begin to change. Men, women and children upgrade and increase their wardrobe to brace themselves for Michigan's change of season. For many, autumn is their favorite time to shop and fashion becomes a highlight. Whether you look to add this years hottest trends or simply add a couple new pieces to your current stash of cold weather stitches, the Village of Rochester Hills has what you are looking for... but that is not enough. We like to party and have fun. We want to celebrate the fall fashion season with you! September 23 and 24 the Village will be hosting the Fall Fashion weekend. Yes, all weekend long we will be celebrating and enjoying the brisk fresh air. Join in on the conversation on our Facebook event page!

Entertainment Schedule:

Saturday, September 23rd

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12:30-2:30pm Oakland Area Saxophone Ensemble

4:00-5:00pm Motor City Irish Dancers

6:00-8:00pm Alvorada America

 

 

Sunday, September 24th

Gazebo in Festival Park

12:00-2:00pm Kinsey Jones

3:00-6:00pm Alfie Jean & Fella Jack

 

 

 Saturday, September 23rd

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11:00-11:45am Lia K. Catallo

12:00-12:45pm Zoe Nygaard

1:00-2:00pm Chris Tavernier

2:30-3:30pm Chloe Teodoridis

4:00-5:00pm Stuart Benbow

 

 ** Come out and support these artists and be sure to give a tip to show your support

FOOD TRUCKS:

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Fortune Cooking  Saturday 12-8pm and Sunday 12-6pm (in front of Yankee Candle on Village Main)

Nosh Pit Detroit  Sunday 12-6pm (in front of Moosejaw)

 

 

Saturday, September 16th from 10am-1pm we will be turning the VillageTealto raise awareness for Ovarian Cancer.

"Little is known by the public about ovarian cancer.  Because there is no routine screening, it is so important to know the symptoms," stated local survivor and co-organizer, Michelle Shepherd.  "It is just a fun day for the whole family where we will share what to look for and how to be aware for earlier detection. This year we celebrate six years doing this great event for the community."

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This is a day that is truly focused on the entire family. It is fun filled, healthy and entertaining. The day will comprise of:

  • 50+ classic cars all sporting a shade ofteal
  • 5K Fun Run/Walk (starts at 9:30am) 
  • Chance to win a $50 gift card to the Village and many other great prizes
  • Connect with us on our Facebook Event Page
  • Musical performances in Festival Park withJennifer Kincer and Friends
  • Silent Auction of incredible household and personal items.
  • Free t-shirts and reusable bags for all who run the5K fun run/walk!
  • Come and hang out and enjoy the day with family and friends.  To register for the fun run/walk, simplyclick here
  • And most importantly, educate yourself about Ovarian Cancer.

 


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It is that time again! Ghosts, goblins, prinesses and fun at the Village…but always with a community purpose.

October 29th from 5-7pm the Village will host their annual Halloween at the Village. This is a family event that helps feed those less fortunate in our immediate area. It is all about “neighbors helping neighbors” as we raise money and gather food for our local families in need.

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This year we are again teaming up with the Neighborhood House. We are asking that each child donate $5 or bring 5 non-perishable items as their entrance into all the activities. 100% of the money donated will be given to the charity and Cornerstone Community Financial has committed to matching the funds during the event! In addition, CCF has graciously sponsored the event to bring the community the following great activities:

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Remember to bring either your monetary donation or food donation, as this is your ticket to participate!

LiaCome to the Village every Thursday night this summer to get dinner at one of our restaurants and then head to Festival Park's gazebo for Music in the Park.  Starting June 22nd at our Shelton Stage from 6:30-8:30pm we will be providing free music to our community, with a wide range of styles to satisfy all our guests.  Be sure to bring blankets and lawn chairs for two hours of listening pleasure. A chance to sit back, relax, and get one more day closer to TGIF!

These great nights of music, community and fun brought to you by Shelton Buick GMC - a Buick, GMC vehicle for every lifestyle.RS Logo 4c

 

June 22: Christian Ohlyrachel

June 29: Rachel Williams wsg Kevin Williams

July 6: Nick Fugedi

July 13: Gia Warner wsg Bobby Lewis

July 20: Erica Mourad

July 27: David Thomas & Co.

August 3: Corrin Barnett Band

August 10: Kincer and King

August 17: Lia Catallo 

To learn more about the evenings, click the date and it will take you straight to the Facebook event page.

Gia Warner and Bobby Lewis

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Mother's Day is just around the corner. And we want to show some moms some love! 

Motherhood. It is something that is hard to put into words. We found a quote on Mother (a great online resource for moms) from Kate Middleton. It was perfectly said and we wanted to share with all our moms here celebrating in Michigan with the Village. 

“Personally, becoming a mother has been such a rewarding and wonderful experience. However, at times it’s also been a huge challenge. Even for me, who has support at home, but most mothers do not. Nothing can really prepare you for the sheer, overwhelming experience of what it means to become a mother. It is full of complex emotions of joy, exhaustion, love, and worry, all mixed together. Your fundamental identity changes over night. You go from thinking of yourself as primarily an individual to suddenly being a mother, first and foremost. And yet, there is no rulebook. No right or wrong. You just have to make it up and do the very best you can to care for your family. For many mothers, myself included, this can at times lead to a lack of confidence and feelings of ignorance. Some of this fear is about the pressure to be a perfect parent. Pretending we’re all coping perfectly and loving every minute of it. It is right to talk about motherhood as a wonderful thing, but we also need to talk about its stresses and strains. It’s okay not to find it easy. And asking for help should not be seen as a sign of weakness.”

-Kate Middleton, a.k.a. The Duchess of Cambridge, on the pressures of motherhood, to Best Beginnings, 2017.

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The Village is encouraging you to bring your mom, a mom you respect or a friend that is a mom to the Village. Bring her and share a meal, buy her a gift, get flowers from Whole Foods, pick up the latest candle or lotion, make a card or project togther...or simply just get her out of the house. And then snap a photo of her at the Village (we MUST know it is at the Village for it to count) and post on the Village Facebook page under the post in comments. Tell us what you did while you were at the Village and why you think the mom deserves a gift from us. We will be giving away prizes of all sorts of items from the Village shops and restaurants! But don't wait. You have only through Mother's Day, May 14th to bring your special mom to the Village. So plan your trip now!