Fun things to do this weekend

1.  16th Annual Lavender Festival at Blake's Farms

Celebrate the “Grandmother of Herbs” in all her splendor with a series of events centered around the fragrant purple plant, including: workshops, demonstrations, U-pick lavender, essential oil education classes & more.

With just a short drive from the hustle and bustle of city life, the Lavender Festival is a perfect mid-summer getaway. Not only is this event a celebration of all the wonders of Lavender, but also an event that knits together local, talented artisans of one-of-a-kind hand-made goods!

The Michigan Lavender Festival is proud to be a “Made-In-Michigan” Event, featuring over 150 Michigan artists, craftspeople and local area farms. Festival highlights include lavender workshops, wellness classes, U-pick lavender and orchard fruit, along with wagon rides to tour the farm & orchards.

Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill, 17985 Armada Center Rd., Armada
Admission is just $7.00 for adults; children under 12 are free. Your admission includes unlimited seating to all classes & demonstrations as well as free parking.

The complete festival itinerary will be posted in April. Visit for more information including directions, recipes and highlights from our previous lavender fest.

See you when the lavender blooms!

More info: Blake's Farms

2.  2018 One Day of Revvin': Bikes, Bites & Brews at Packard Proving Grounds in Shelby Twp

MICHIGAN RIDERS: Join us for an amazing one day motorcycle lovers extravaganza on Sunday, July 15, from 12 pm to 6 pm at the Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site in Shelby Township (on Van Dyke Avenue between 22 and 23 Mile Roads). One Day of Revvin': Bikes, Bites & Brews will feature great summertime food favorites from food trucks and caterers, live music, beer, exhibits from local bike dealerships, shopping, a best bike competition and an expansive private bike corral along the tree lined boulevard of this private historic property to show off your bike. Offering 14 acres of historic land exclusively reserved for local bikers and their families for just one amazing day.

Advance discount tickets are available at Adult tickets purchased in advance are $10.00 and include $5.00 in food vouchers redeemable at any of our participating food vendors. Children 12 and under are FREE. Tickets at the gate are $12.00 for adults.

More info: One Day of Revvin

3. Sunday Funday with Ice Princesses

Enjoy an icy Sunday Fun Day at Jimmy John’s Field with Snow Queen and Frozen Princess Ann presented by Fairytale Entertainment appearing during the United Shore Professional Baseball League game between the Eastside Diamond Hoppers and the Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers on Sunday, July 15, 2018! Game starts at 1:05 pm. Gates open at 12:00 pm.

Free Dippin’ Dots!
The first 500 fans in the gates will receive free Dippin’ Dots.

**Snow Queen and Frozen Princess Ann will be at the main gates at 12 p.m. for meet and greets. They will be visiting fans around the ballpark from 1 – 3 p.m.

To purchase tickets go to:
Or call the Box Office at 248-601-2400, Option 1, or go to the schedule page at

More info: Jimmy John's Field


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