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First Friday Experience:

Explore everything downtown Northville has to offer as it hosts this event the first Friday of every month.  Participating galleries will have special exhibits and featured artists present. Also, select shops are open late and will serve refreshments, feature live music, and hold special sales. 6-9 p.m. Dec. 7.

Downtown Northville; downtownnorthville.com.

 

Meadow Brook Hall Holiday Walk

The 41st annual Holiday Walk showcases the 110-room Tudor Revival mansion bedecked in holiday finery. Through Dec. 22. Mon. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Tue.-Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $20 adult, $12 Oakland University staff and alumni (with I.D.), $5 OU students (with I.D.), $5 children 17/under with paying adult, free for children 2/under. Seniors receive $5 off Tue. through Thur.

2200 N. Squirrel Rd., Rochester; meadowbrookhall.org/visit/holidaywalk.

 

Christmas with the Rat Pack

Travel through time to the glitzy Las Vegas of the ’50s and ’60s as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. bring down the house with Christmas classics, complete with big band accompaniment. Nov. 27-Dec. 2. $25-$75.

Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward, Detroit; 313-983-6000.

 

Christmas Show

Premiering at the Redford Theatre, Christmas Show features Lance Luce with The Gentlemen’s Songsters and The Evola Keyboard Music Club. Dec. 8. Adults $12, Children $8.

17360 Lahser, Detroit; 313-537-2560; redfordtheatre.com.

 

Noel Night

Immerse yourself in Detroit history and the arts at the annual Noel Night, where more than 60 Midtown venues, including the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Detroit Historical Museum, open their doors to the public, free of charge. Includes horse-drawn carriages, holiday shopping, and musical performances. 5-9:30 p.m. Dec. 1.

3939 Woodward, Suite 100, Detroit. 313-420-6000 midtowndetroitinc.org.

 

Wayne County Lightfest

The annual Wayne County Lightfest 2012 will again light up Hines Drive. 7-10 p.m. Through Dec. 31 (closed Dec. 25). $5.

Enter off Merriman Road, between Ann Arbor Trail and Warren Avenue in Westland; waynecounty.com.

 

Birmingham Winter Marke

Enjoy traditional holiday art, decorations, crafts, traditional German food and drink (hence the Teutonic spelling of “market”) on the Community House Patio, live entertainment by local musicians and school groups, ice sculptures, Santa House, horse-drawn carriage rides, live reindeer, and more at the Birmingham Winter Markt.  10 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 1.; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2.

Shain Park, Birmingham; 248-530-1200, enjoybirmingham.com.

 

Holiday Craft Extravaganza

Head to the Suburban Collection Showplace for a Holiday Craft Extravaganza, showcasing hundreds of diverse gift items, such as jewelry, pottery, paintings, and textiles. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 1.; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2. Free admission, $5 parking fee.

46100 Grand River, Novi. Suburban Collection Showplace. Hall B; 248-348-5600. holidaycraftextravaganza.com.

 

Great Train Expo

The Great Train Expo invites all model-railroad enthusiasts to check out model railroad layouts in all scales and gauges, to discover and meet local clubs, or to buy and sell your own sets. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 8. $7 for adults and children over 12, free for under 12, $5 parking fee.

46100 Grand River, Novi. Suburban Collection Showplace, Hall A; 248-348-5600, greattrainexpo.com.

 

Ann Arbor Antiques Market

The display showcases antique dealers and their products, ranging from pottery to jewelry to furniture and more. Dec. 9.

5055 Saline Rd. Ann Arbor; 734-662-0496, annarborantiquesmarket.com.

 

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Motor City Hair & Fashion Expo

On Jan. 30 at Cobo Hall in Detroit, over 50 hair and fashion vendors participated in the Motor City Hair & Fashion Expo benefitting Wigs for Kids. Guest enjoyed cocktails, raffle giveaways, a silent auction, educational seminars, a hair battle, and more.

Detroit Yacht Club Commodores Ball

On Jan. 30, more than 400 members and guests attended the Detroit Yacht Club's Commodores Ball. The first Detroit Yacht Club Officers’ Ball was held on the first Thursday after New Year’s in January 1878. The first Commodore to be honored was Samuel Cowan; this year Commodore James Gierlach was recognized. The second Commodore of the Club and all 30 members of the Club were in attendance as well as invited guests. Formal attire has continued to be a hallmark of this event making it, perhaps, the oldest continuous formal event in the City of Detroit. The event opened with cocktails and a Receiving Line, followed by a formal dinner followed by a Grand March led by the Officers of the Club organized by rank. Dancing continued until the wee hours of the morning.

19th Annual Circle of Friends Luncheon

On Jan. 28, CARE House of Oakland County held it's annual Circle of Friends benefit luncheon at the Townsend Hotel to raise awareness for the programs and services that CARE House provides to abused children and their families.

Dynasty Fur Auction

On Jan. 18 at Bricker-Tunis Furs in West Bloomfield, a collection of eight elegant furs worn during the 1980s hit TV series Dynasty was auctioned at a reception, with a percentage of sales benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit. Three of the pieces were sold that night with other sales pending. Approximately 40 visitors enjoyed an elegant, fun evening with a dash of Motown – former Motown singer Martha Reeves attended and a D.J. spun tunes from that era of innovative vocals and instrumentation. Charlene Mitchell, host of “Mind Your Business,” was the mistress of ceremonies and auctioneer. Photographs by Sarah Rahal

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