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Metro Detroit Weekend Events 2014

Posted by Glen LaGrou October 31, 2014 Events, Fall Fun, Featured, Local Activities, Summer Fun, Weekend Events

Weekend events and fun things to do for families in Oakland County, Metro Detroit and SE Michigan. 

Metro Detroit Weekend Events Calendar for October 31, November 1, and November 2, 2014…

There are plenty of fun things to do in and around Metro Detroit this weekend. This list will try to highlight some of the Metro Detroit weekend events - big and small - for kids and families. I’m going to be using this article to post events and activities that are either free, or at least family affordable.




Friday, October 31, 2014
Auburn Hills MI Weekend Event - Free Halloween Fun at Bass Pro
Bass Pro Shops (Great Lakes Crossing, Auburn Hills MI 48326)
Enjoy free Halloween fun at Bass Pro from now through Halloween. Free Halloween crafts and free photos each day. Special Halloween fun on the weekends and Halloween night. Schedule.

CedarPointHalloWeekends2Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1, 2014
Sandusky Ohio Weekend Event - HalloWeekends 2014 at Cedar Point
Cedar Point
HalloWeekend hours are Fridays 6pm-12midnight, Saturdays 11am-12midnight, and Sundays 12noon-8pm. HalloWeekends is filled with Spooktacular attractions. There are two degrees of ‘scary’ – Family Friendly, and Frightfully Scary (which is not recommended for young children). In total, you’ll find 23 spooktacular attractions at Cedar Point’s HalloWeekends. Review and pics of Halloweekends. Visit www.CedarPoint.com for tickets!

Friday, October 31, 2014 from 5:30p-7p
Oak Park MI Weekend Event – Halloween Spooktacular Trunk-or-Treat
Oak Park Community Center (43000 Oak Park Blvd, Oak Park, MI)
This free, annual event invites children, ages 5-10 (with their own goodie sacks and an adult chaperone), to enjoy Trunk-or-treat, hayrides, balloon art, Halloween crafts, refreshments and more. Questions? Call Recreation at (248) 691-7555.

ErwinOrchardsCiderMill1CornMazeFriday, October 31, Saturday, November 1, Sunday November 2
Northville MI Weekend Event - Maybury Farm Corn Maze
Maybury Farm (50165 Eight Mile, Northville Township, MI 48167)
Corn maze tickets include a visit to the farm, playground, a hayride to the corn maze, fun in the 12 acre corn maze. Hours are Fridays from 6p-10p, Saturdays from noon-10p, and Sundays from noon-7p. Hayrides run every 20 minutes and kids can wait for the hayride at the nearby playground. Flashlights and glo necklaces are available for night-time corn maze fun! For more information, call 248-374-0200.

DIADetroitInstituteofArts1Friday, October 31, 2014 at 7p
Detroit Michigan Weekend Event - Friday Night Live at the DIA
Friday Night Live: Vicky Chow, 7 & 8:30 p.m.
Friday Night Live: The Golem with Music by Joel Peterson, 7:30 p.m.
Joel Peterson performs an original score for The Golem: How He Came Into the World, a silent, 1920 German horror film that tells the eerie story of a clay giant brought to life with magic by a rabbi for the protection of the Jews of Prague from a pogrom unleashed by a mad king.
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

Friday, October 31, 2014 from 8:15p-10:05p
Royal Oak, Michigan Weekend Event - SK8 Jamz
John Lindell Ice Arena (1403 Lexington Boulevard, Royal Oak, MI 48073)
Open ice-skating with a rockin’ DJ. Perfect for children and teens! Admission is just $10 and includes ice skate rental!

mom 2 mom saleSaturday, November 1, 2014 (various times)
Oakland County MI Weekend Events – Oakland County Mom2Mom Sales
Various Locations
It’s a big weekend for Mom2Mom sales! Save big on baby items this weekend at Mom to Mom sales in Oakland County. Click here to find out the Mom2Mom sales info going on this weekend around Oakland County!

Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 9a-noon
Metro Detroit Weekend Event: Home Depot Free Kids Workshop
Metro Detroit, Michigan Home Depot Stores
Build. Learn. Create. Kids workshops are FREE How-to workshops designed toward kids ages 5-12. The hands on sessions are offered on the first Saturday of each month between 9am and noon at all Home Depot locations.

WintNatureCenter5BirdFeederSaturday, November 1, 2014 from 10a-11:30a
Clarkston MI Weekend Event – Birdfeeder Frenzy
Wint Nature Center (inside Independence Oaks County Park 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI)
Learn the basics of setting up a bird feeding station, as well as common birds that visit area feeders and how to participate in Project Feeder Watch. $2/person. Unless otherwise noted, pre-registration is required by calling 248.858.0916 during regular weekday business hours. See related posts below for more Oakland County Parks events happening this month or visit www.DestinationOakland.com.

Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 3:00p-4:30p
Orion Township MI Weekend Event: All Ages Open Gym
fLipSpot Gym (233 Kay Industrial Dr, Orion Township, MI)
Saturday open gym session at fLipSpot is for all ages. The cost is $12 a person or $25 for a family. Kids under 5 have to have a parent in the gym. All participants must have a signed waiver on file. A waiver can be filled out electronically at flipspotgym.com.
gymnasticsSaturday, October 25, from 3:30p-4:30p
Rochester Hills MI Weekend Event - Open Gym / Drop-In Gymnastics
GTC Gymnastics Training Center (1813 Northfield Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Ages 5 & up. This is a great opportunity to practice the skills learned in gymnastics or just have fun! Jump on the trampoline or flip around in foam pits. You do not have to be in a GTC class to participate, so invite your friends and neighbors to come along. ( A waiver form must be filled out by a parent/guardian before anyone may attend.) See www.gtcgymnastics.com for more info.
3CedarsCiderMill2HayRideSaturday, November 1 from 5:30p-7:30p
Farmington Hills MI Weekend Event: Hayride Central
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Hayrides are scheduled at Heritage Park every half-hour on Friday evenings in the Fall through October 24 (and one on Saturday, November 1). Roast Marshmallows over a campfire and enjoy a cup of cider as part of the Fall Hayrides package.

Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 7p-8:50p
Berkley, Michigan Weekend Event – Saturday Night Rockin’ Skate
Berkley Ice Arena (2300 Robina, Berkley, MI – 248-658-3460)
Berkley Ice Arena kicks up the music for open ice-skating. Adults are $5 and kids are just $4. $3 for ice skate rental. Free this week for those who come in Halloween costumes!

antiqueappraisalSunday, November 2, 2014 from noon-4p
Rochester MI Weekend Event – Antique Appraisal Day
Rochester Community House (816 Ludlow Rochester, MI, 48307)
Rochester Community House Antique Appraisal Day 2014 verbal appraisals are $5.00 per item and written appraisals are $20.00 per item. For more info, call 248-651-0622.

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 1p
Detroit, Michigan Weekend Event - Family Sunday at the DIA
Detroit Institute of Arts
Sunday Music Bar: Xiao Dong Wei, Chinese Violin: 1–4 p.m.
Artists Talk: Ofrenda Altars by Detroit Artists: 2 p.m.
Learn about the Mexican Day of the Dead and the ofrenda altar folk tradition while viewing several pieces created by Detroit artists in a special installation from October 25 through November 3.
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

Ongoing Weekend fun in Oakland County

Check out the Entertainment and Fitness and Recreation sections of our Oakland County Family Business Directory. These businesses cater to family fun and hold their own special weekend events and activities. Find out open ice-skate times, open roller skating times, bowling specials and more!

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

List researched and compiled by Glen LaGrou, co-owner of OaklandCountyMoms.com.

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