Christmas at farm

Christmas at the Farm is at the Clarkston Family Farm, Friday, Dec. 6, from 4- 7 p.m. Come and shop local this year at Clarkston Family Farm’s indoor and outdoor artisan market featuring all local makers and growers. While you are there, visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus in the Sunflower Market. Also, warm up […]

Greens Market

The Clarkston Farm and Garden Club’s Annual Holiday Greens Market will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at Calvary Lutheran Church, 6805 Bluegrass Drive, with fresh greens bundled, custom arrangements, decorated swags, custom gift items, wreaths and roping, cemetery blankets and pillows. Visit, or call 248-514-1729. Photo provided

High school hosts Santa’s Workshop

Clarkston High School’s National Technical Honors Society hosts their third annual Santa’s Workshop and Student Bazaar on Friday, Dec. 13, at Clarkston Junior High School, 6595 Waldon Road. Shoppers can get into the holiday spirit and etch a design on a glass mug, create a charcuterie board, decorate a canvas bag, or make your own […]

ESTHERS brunch

ESTHERS of Clarkston hosts a four-course Harvest Brunch on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m., at 9539 Dixie Highway. The fundraising event benefits the launching of a local ESTHERS ministry, helping vulnerable teenage girls and young women in the metro-Detroit area through discipleship, life skills training, and art workshops. First course includes muffins and savory […]

Desert Angel packing parties

Desert Angels hosts a Christmas Stockings Packing Parties on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 4-6 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 12, 4-6 p.m. at Oakland County Sportsman Club, 4770 Waterford Road. All are invited to help out. If you have a loved one serving in harm’s way, send their address to Make donations towards postage at […]

Last meet of year for Backyard Birders

Gardening for birds will be the focus of the final meeting of the year for the Clarkston-area Backyard Birders Club, Nov. 27. Guest speaker Cheryl English, Advanced Master Gardener and Master Composter, will talk about gardening for birds and the bushes, trees and plants that birds need for food, shelter, and nesting. Mike Dougherty, wildlife […]

Community Impact this weekend

Volunteers are needed for Community Impact Weekend, this Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2-3, to work on projects for low-income families, senior citizens, those with special needs, non-profit organizations, food pantries, and local schools in the Clarkston and surrounding areas. The weekend includes opportunities for all ages and abilities, inside and outside, including rake-and-run yard cleanups, […]


Artist and songwriter Zach Williams brings The Rescue Story Tour, with special guest Josh Baldwin, to Mt. Zion, 4900 Maybee Road, at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8. “Rescue Story” is his newest single and album about enlightenment, redemption, personal revelation, and courageous self-reflection. “I think it is going to be relatable to people because everybody has […]

Birders club

The October meeting of the Clarkston-area Backyard Birders Club will focus on local sightings and questions. The Oct. 30 meeting, starting at 7 p.m., will be at the Gateway Lifestyle Shops at 7150 North Main Street. Admission is free and open to all, said Bob McGowan, club president. “We provide complimentary coffee and homemade baked […]

Trunk or treat, concert

Clarkston United Methodist Church, 6600 Waldon Road, hosts their annual Trunk-or-Treat on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m. Dress in your favorite costume and trick-or-treat from car trunk to car trunk. Allergy-free treats available. Clarkston United Methodist also hosts a free concert on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Center. Enjoy ice […]