One lucky shopper will win $500 gift card for buying nearby, posting social media photos

Michigan Retailers Association’s Annual  Buy Nearby Weekend is Oct. 7-8   Retail businesses across the state will celebrate Buy Nearby Weekend Oct. 7-8, offering special merchandise or sales and the chance for one lucky shopper to win $500 by posting a photo while shopping local with the #buynearbymi hashtag. It’s all part of the Michigan Retailers […]

NOHLC celebrates 45 years

Clarkston’s land conservancy, The North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy, is celebrating 45 years of preserving land and water in Northern Oakland County. To celebrate, they are hosting a “Wild Night Out” fundraiser on Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. at the White Lake Oaks Country Club, 991 N. Williams Lake Road. “Although this is our annual […]

Halloween ride for special needs kids

The 2017 Halloween for Special Needs Children is being sponsored by Mamon Ride and Andiamo’s of Clarkston, on Oct. 28 at 11 a.m., rain date, Oct. 29. “At approximately 1 p.m. hear the howling of as many as 100 bikers, many who will wear costumes for the kids, and bring Halloween to them,” said Kaz Mamon, […]

Mystery comedy

Mt. Zion Adult Theatre performs “Death by Dessert,” Sept 22-23 and 29-30 at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Zion Theater, 4900 Maybee Road. Set in New York’s Little Italy, the interactive comedy murder mystery features two feuding families who discover their landlord is dead, and everyone is a suspect. Tickets are $12. Check

Concert at library

Matthew Ball, AKA Youtube’s Motor City Boogie Woogie Kid, performs at Clarkston Independence District Library, 6495 Clarkston Road, on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 2-3 p.m. The Michigan performer, who left the practice of law in 2001 to pursue a life in music, has over 3.9 million YouTube views. He performs toe-tappin’, family-friendly acrobatic piano favorites […]

Bird song expert with Backyard Birders

Lee Western, bird song and vocalization identification expert, will be featured speaker at the Backyard Birders Club meeting at 7 p.m., Sept. 27, at The Gateway, 7150 N. Main Street. “People often say they have to see it to believe it, but not so with identifying a bird,” says Bob McGowan, founder and president of […]

Art, antiques, apple cider at Art in the Village

Clarkston’s 45th annual Art in the Village returns to Clarkston’s Depot Park on Sept. 16-17, featuring more than 80 artists and vendors representing woodworking, glass, pottery, paintings, metalwork, photography, textiles, jewelry, edibles, and more. Admission and parking are free. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Hosted […]

Bucket run

DRAW (Disaster Relief at Work) hosts Bucket Run, their first 5K run/walk on September 30, from 7:30 -9:30 a.m. The walk, held with title sponsor, Fort Clarkston, costs $35 and is open to all ages. Disaster Relief at Work helps and supports victims of natural disasters around the United States. Their most recent efforts include […]

Heritage Fest

Heritage Fest

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Experience some aspects of 19th century life this autumn by attending the Eighth Annual Davisburg Heritage Festival, Saturday, Sept. 23. Springfield Township and their Parks and Recreation Department organized the free festival to celebrate the town and its history. “We typically have antique tractors and a tour through […]

Village Players stymied by ‘Underpants’

Clarkston Village Players presents “The Underpants,” a comedy satire by Carl Sternheim adapted for the U.S. stage by “wild and crazy guy” Steve Martin. In 1910 Germany, Louise Maske’s underpants fall down in public. Though she wore a long skirt, the whole town saw her bloomers and scandal ensues. Her husband, Theo, is mortified and […]

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