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This Weekend in Macomb

Brian Powers

Home buying and home selling experiences you can enjoy. Real estate doesn't have to be stressful...

Home buying and home selling experiences you can enjoy. Real estate doesn't have to be stressful...

Oct 12 8 minutes read

This Weekend in Macomb

Welcome to your guide to 'This Weekend in Macomb'. Each week we'll let you know some fun things going on in the area, give you a lineup of all the weekend open houses, and let you see all the newest listings of homes for sale to hit the market this past week.

Kid's Craft Weekend at Hessell's Greenhouse (with Live Reindeer!)

Join us on December 7th & 8th for our annual Kid's Craft Weekend, Santa, and LIVE Reindeer!

**Please note!! Kid's Crafts are from 10am-3pm, but Santa is from 11am-3pm.**

Santa and his reindeer are FREE to see and visit! So bring your camera for this great photo opportunity!

Kid's Craft Tickets cost $1 each and the crafts range for just a few tickets each. Crafts are while supplies last!! Click on the cover photo to see some of the crafts!


Igloo Dining at Blake's

For the first time ever, Blake’s Tasting Room invites you to dine outdoors this winter in our heated igloos. This unique experience, will be offered from November 29th – March 1st!

Each igloo accommodates 8 guests comfortably and up to 10 guests maximum, advanced reservations are required

Guests will be able to enjoy the regular Tasting Room menu, monthly specials drinks, and cocktails inside the heated, decorated igloos.

Reservations will only be accepted online!To reserve use the ticket link below or visit

A $50 deposit per igloo is required to reserve your spot. There is a minimum $200 food and drink spend. Your $50 deposit will be deducted from our total bill on the day of your visit.

Reservation Times
10:00am - 12:00pm (Sunday Only)
7:30pm-9:30pm (Monday- Saturday Only)


Visit with Santa Claus at Ray Wiegand's Nursery

Nothing says HO HO HO like jolly old St. Nick. Grab your kids, their lists, and make this Christmas memorable by bringing the whole family to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus. 

Photos will be available for $10, or you are welcome to take your own. Please no pets for the safety of our other visitors with allergies.


Brewery Brunch at Sherwood 

Welcome to our 9th Annual Santa Bunch!

Brunch is $12 per person. Child’s brunch also includes a scheduled (no waiting!!!) visit with Santa, a craft, and a goodie bag!

You may sign up for a 5 minute visit. If you need more than one you can choose two time slots. Most kids do not need an entire 5 minutes to chat with Santa and multiple kids can visit at the same time.


No charge for infants under 1.
Reservation required and only available here.
Kid & Adult Friendly Buffet. Beverages not included.


A Sterling Christmas 

Date and Time: December 7, 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Dodge Park

Everyone is invited to ring in the holiday season with a variety of family fun activities including:
* Tree Lighting
* Holiday Music and Caroling
* Visit with Santa
* Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
* Petting Farm
* Refreshments
* Pony Rides
* Carousel
* Train Rides
* Ice Skating
* Warming Fires ... and more!
*Snow Globe Photo Opportunity!
* Santa will arrive rain or snow!

Canned and boxed food will be collected for the needy! Your generous donation is greatly appreciated.


Snacks with Santa at Stoney Creek 

Bring your list and visit with Santa! There will be seasonal crafts and goodies to eat! Space is limited. All ages. Pre-registration is required, (586) 781-9113.

Time: 12/7 11 a.m., 12/8 1 p.m.
Cost:  $6 per child, $3 per adult
Location: Stony Creek Metropark Nature Center
For more information visit:

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $35 annually for regular admission, $24 annually for seniors or $10 daily.


Pictures with Santa at Sanders Candy 

Join Sanders December 7th and 8th from 12-3pm to visit with Santa for FREE! No purchase necessary. Photographer will not be present, please bring your own camera.


Shop Local Macomb 2019

Shop Local. Snap a photo. Submit to win $500 Donated by First State Bank.  Five gift cards available.  Contest runs November 29 through December 8.  

Details at


Downtown Rochester Big Bright Light Show

Mark your calendars for Lagniappe & the kick-off of The Big, Bright Light Show as we cover the buildings of downtowns with over 1.5 million points of glimmering light!  The show will continue to be aglow every night from 5 pm to Midnight through January 5, 2020


Friday Night Trivia at Westview Orchards & Winery

Wine-Down into the Weekend with your friends and enjoy wine, hard ciders, food, and trivia games in our cozy 1850's barn loft winery. No worries, there's no intimidation here. It's not the TV show -- it's stuff YOU can relate to -- movies, places, random facts, geography and more. ALL AGES participate. Listen to rockin' tunes, play along and you may win some Westview Orchards Fancy Donuts, Flips or More Tasty Prizes.


8 Reasons the Holidays are a Great Time to List Your Home

We have many conversations on a weekly basis with potential home sellers. Some are ready to list their home for sale now, and some won't be ready for a while. 

This time of year, a common objection we get from home sellers has to do with not wanting to sell their home with the holidays coming up. Some home sellers buy into the myth that "homes don't sell" during the holidays, while others think that the business and chaos of the holiday season make it a bad time to sell. 

We get great results for our home seller clients this time of year and through the holidays. Here's 8 reasons why the holidays can be a great time to sell your home

MORE INFO:  8 Reasons the Holidays are a Great Time to  Sell Your  Home

Newest Listings of Homes for Sale

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