Backyard Birders

Clarkston Backyard Birders hosts guest speaker Rachelle Roake, conservation science coordinator for Michigan Audubon, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 26, at The Gateway, 7150 N. Main Street. Topics include tips for native gardens, bird feeders, and nest boxes; how to attract birds, butterflies, and other creatures by creating a backyard nature sanctuary, and sharing bird […]

Youth mystery

Youth  mystery

From left, front row to back row, Sloan Lamb, laying down, Taylor Salter, Francesca Catella, Sydney Hinds, Ian Boyd, Emily Howe, and Cady Stalvey, sitting on fireplace, Ellise Dowd, Aryn Hillman, sitting on couch, Shayla Lindquist, Haley Philips, Bryan Donoghue, and Alaina Norrito. Standing from left, Liesl Netherland, Kennedy Smith, Ethan Dowd, Kelsey Phillips, Charles […]

Movin’ and groovin’

The Magic Bus brings vibrant color and music to Clarkston’s Fourth of July parade. Join Magic Bus this Friday for groovy 1970s music as they headline Concerts in the Park, 7 p.m. Local talent Sean Z opens the night at 6 p.m. during the event held by Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Wendi […]

Park concert

Dan Tillery headlines this Friday’s Concerts in the Park held by Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce at 7 p.m., July 7.  Local talent Alex Moore opens the night at 6 p.m. in Depot Park in downtown Clarkston. Concessions available on site, benefiting local non-profit organizations.

County fair opens next week

The Oakland County Fair returns to Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Road, July 7-16. “The Oakland County Fair celebrates Oakland County’s rural agricultural heritage and gives kids the chance to see farm animals up close,” said Oakland County Parks Executive Officer Dan Stencil of Clarkston. “There is something for everyone, from exotic animals and […]

Millpond Porchfest

Clarkston Community Historical Society hosts the Millpond Porchfest, 1-4 p.m., Sunday, June 25. The event features musicians on eight porches around the Millpond on Main Street, W. Washington, Holcomb Road, and Miller Road. Musicians, who are donating their talents, include The Pat Cooper Irish Band, Annamarie Evans Trio, Mike Baker, EW3 Mike Evans, Mountain Echo […]

Concerts in the Park

Vinyl Underground plays classic hits to kick off Concerts in the Park in Depot Park this Friday, 7 p.m. The summer concert series starts with local talent Danny Runey at 6 p.m. Concessions are available on site benefitting non-profit organizations. For more information about the 38th Annual Concerts in the Park, visit

Kiwanis info meeting

Kiwanis Club Clarkston hosts an informational meeting on May 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Buck Shots Bar and Grill, 7048 Gateway Park Drive, to provide more information about Kiwanis. For more information, check,, or Facebook at “Michigan district of Kiwanis.”

Warren home featured in SCAMP Tour

Martin and Tracy Warren along with son James are stepping up and opening their Clarkston home to hundreds of guests for the 2017 SCAMP Home Tour. Martin and Tracy bought their home in 2011 sight unseen and moved to Clarkston from California to be a part of the local community and to enjoy the serene […]

Plant exchange

Clarkston Farm and Garden Club hosts its annual Perennial Plant Exchange, 8:30 a.m., June 3, in the M-15 and Washington Street parking lot. Trading of potted plants starts at 9 a.m., with order determined by drawing – one plant pick at a time. Dig, divide and thin the number of plants to trade. Pot plants […]

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