Celebration for champs

Clarkston fans wearing blue and gold will fill Depot Park on Thursday, May 17, at 4:30 p.m. for a State and World Champs Community Celebration, honoring Clarkston High School’s 2018 State Champion Basketball team, 2018 State Champion Winter Guard team, and 2018 World Robotics Champion FIRST Team RUSH 27. All are invited.

Local food, fun take the stage at Clarkston Food Truck Rally

The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professional Network hosts their third annual Food Truck Rally on Friday, May 18, from 4:30-9 p.m. in the Neiman’s Family Market parking lot, 7121 Dixie Highway. Admission is free. The event will have 16 food trucks, beer and wine tent, Kid Zone, and exhibitors. Returning food trucks include […]

Wine tasting

Clarkston Rotary Club welcomes the warm weather with its Spring Michigan Wine Tasting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 10, at Fountains Golf & Banquet, 6060 Maybee Road. The event will feature Michigan wineries Blackstar Farms, Brys Estates, Forty-Five North, Hawthorne Vineyards, Laurentide, and Left Foot Charlie, along with appetizers and desserts provided by Fountains. Michigan wines […]

‘Ladies’ on stage at Depot

Clarkston Village Players’ “Leading Ladies” by Ken Ludwig opens this weekend, with shows on May 4-6, 11-13, and 17-19. In this hilarious farce, out-of-work British actors Jack and Leo, played by David Stokes and Cody Barger, pose as long-lost nieces of an elderly rich woman, played by Linda Mishler, in order to get her inheritance. […]

Dillman & Upton hosts On Deck Saturday

Dillman & Upton’s final On Deck Saturday is happening Saturday, May 12, from 10 am to 2 pm in Downtown Rochester.  There’s still time to book a great deck builder for this season but time is running out!  Meet several pro builders in one place and see all the latest deck materials. You can even get an estimate on professional installation […]

Goat yoga

Mueva Fitness of Clarkston is partnering with Pingree Farms and H.O.P.E. Horsepark to offer goat yoga on Sunday, April 29, 1-2:15 p.m., 2:15-3:30 p.m., and 3:30-4:45 p.m. at H.O.P.E. Horsepark, 3090 Weidemann Drive in Independence Township. Goat yoga blends the movements and stretching of yoga with the playful antics of live kid goats, provided by […]

Auditions for youth theatre

Auditions for Clarkston Village Players Youth Theatre are Thursday, April 26, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.; and Saturday, April 28, from 12:30-2:30 p.m., at the meeting room of the Independence Township Fire Station, 6500 Citation Drive. The Youth Theatre play this year is “Gone with the Breeze,” featuring the talented but temperamental star Peggy Tempest, spunky underdog […]

International Buddha Dharma Society for Cosmic Law (IBDSCL), 7500 Village Court, Davisburg, is resuming Dharma talks on Saturdays and Sundays, 10 -10:40 a.m.; and meditation from 11-11:40 a.m., after pilgrimage to India. Monthly subjects for discussion include April, Precepts; May, Samadhi; June, Wisdom; July, The Three Dharma Seals; August, The Four Noble Truth; September, Eightfold […]

Car raffle

You can win a new car or truck at Bowman Chevrolet’s annual customer appreciation event, Saturday, April 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Raffle tickets are $50 at www.carraffles.com. Detroit Red Wing Justin Abdelkader will help announce the raffle winner at 2 p.m. The winner can choose a 2018 Chevrolet Corvette, Suburban, Tahoe, Silverado, or Camaro, and also […]

Backyard Birders Club hopes for spring

The arrival of spring, late it may be, will be the topic of April’s Clarkston-area Backyard Birders Club meeting. “April and May are prime months for birders,” says Bob McGowan, founder and president. “Our members have their sharp eyes out to welcome back our resident songbirds as well as to catch sights of migrating waterfowls […]