A calendar of places to go, people to see and things to do
November 25, 2009 - Holiday Market at the Orion Art Center. Friday, Nov. 27 through Tuesday, Dec. 22. Art, glass, pottery, jewelry, books, purses, scarves, woodwork, stained glass, photography, gift cards, ornaments and Pewabic Pottery from more than 30 artists. Open Tuesday - Sunday 10a.m.-6p.m. The center is located at 115 S. Anderson St. Visit www.orionartcenter.org or call 248-693-4986.
FreeThanksgiving Dinner offered by CJ's Lakeside Grill. From 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 26 for area seniors, shut-ins and others who want to share the holidays. CJ's is located at 21 W. Flint Street in downtown Lake Orion. Call 248-693-8704 for details.
Free Entry Days at Oakland County Parks. Thanksgiving Holiday, November 26 27. Enjoy natural areas, mountain biking and hiking trails at Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks and Rose Oaks county parks. Trails and dog parks at Lyon Oaks and Orion Oaks are ideal for dogs and their owners. Orion Oaks is located at 2301 Clarkston Road in Orion Township. For a complete listing of parks and activities visit www.DestinationOakland.com.
Christmas wreaths and roping sale, sponsored by Lake Orion Boy Scout Troop 128. Saturday, Nov. 28 from 9 a.m-4 p.m. at the Gingellville Early Childhood Center, 4375 S. Baldwin Road. Proceeds provide funding for camping and service activities. E-mail LOTroop128Scouts@aol.com
Family Magic Show with Ben Spitzer. Saturday, Nov. 28 at 3 p.m., Lake Orion Library, 825 Joslyn Rd. Free.
Candlelight Holiday Gala. Saturday, Nov. 28 from 8 p.m-midnight at King's Court Castle, 2325 Joslyn Rd. Hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, buffet, live entertainment, dancing, door prizes, silent auction. Members $20, non-members $25. Singles and couples welcome, dressy attire. Purchase tickets online at successfullysingle.org or call 248-289-6406.
Breakfast with Santa. Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9-11 a.m. at the Boys & Girls Club, 1801 Waldon Road. French toast, waffles, sausage, fruit and beverages. Activities include raffle, crafts, free train ride. Hosted by the Lake Orion Lioness Club. Admission is $5. Call 248-391-4532 or 248-646-0600 ext. 6.
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser to benefit Sluggers 10U baseball team. Dec. 11 from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at Knights of Columbus in Lake Orion. DJ, magic show, chance to win $40 gift card from a local restaurant. $10 per adult; kids eat free.
Christmas Cookie Walk. Saturday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m.-noon. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1950 S. Baldwin. Over 30 handmade varieties, sold by the pound. Proceeds benefit Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity. Call Annemarie at 248-391-1170.
A Christmas for Everyone Charity Auction. Saturday, Dec. 12 at Palace Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 4:30 p.m. Dinner, silent and live auction, cash bar. Tickets $25. Proceeds benefit Lake Orion Lions Club Christmas Basket Program. Call 248-693-7236.
Community Drum Circle. First Sunday of every month from 7-9 p.m., Orion Art Center 115 S. Anderson Street. Learn basic hand techniques for West African Djembe drums, discover easy rhythms and soloing techniques. All ages and experience levels. Call Sandy Mabery at 248-535-6203.
Al-Anon. Sundays, 4 p.m. at the Keep Coming Back Club, 33 N. Broadway. Call 248-693-6937.
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