What to do in Farmington/Farmington Hills this Week (8/11/14): Floats, Cranes, Crowes, and Barks

Check out some of the great arts & cultural Riley Park in Farmingtonevents to look forward to in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community this week:

Thursday, August 14th, at 7:00 pm: Ice Cream Floats and Farmington History Porch Party at the Governor Warner Mansion at 33805 Grand River Ave.

Thursday, August 14th, at 7:00 pm: The summer concert series at The Crane WivesHeritage Park (24915 Farmington Road) continues with the indie-folk sounds of The Crane Wives. Using vocal harmonies, eclectic instrumentation, and creative organic style, The Crane Wives are known for their contagious energy.

Thursday, August 14th, at 7:30 pm: Swing Farmington takes over the Pavilion in downtown Farmington.

Thursday, August 14th, through Sunday, August 17th: Family Fun Fest Carnival at Founders Park, located on Eight Mile Road, just two miles east of I-275. The Carnival has something for everyone, from spectacular thrill rides to kiddie rides, midway games, and funnel cakes.

Friday, August 15th, at 7:00 pm: Rhythmz in Riley Park summer outdoor Brother Croweconcert series with Brother Crowe. Consisting of brothers Derek (vocals/harmonica & mandolin) and Paul (guitars/vocals), Brother Crowe has developed an Indie Folk/Americana style that is greatly influenced by their father’s love of Celtic music. Due to construction in Riley Park the concert will be held at the gazebo in front of Farmington Place on Grand River Ave.

Saturday, August 16th, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm: Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market, at the Walter E. Sundquist Pavilion in George F. Riley Park.

Sunday, August 17th, at 12:00 pm: Bark in the Park. Bring your four-legged friend (or meet a new one) for vendors, food, and entertainment in Riley Park in downtown Farmington.

 

 

 

 

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