Every city has a story, even Farmington Hills. If you’ve only got one day to see Farmington Hills, Michigan here are some things to do to keep you occupied and interested.
Michigan Weaver’s Guild Winter Market.
From their brochure:
The artists from the Michigan Weaver’s Guild will be bringing their incredibly beautiful hand crafted items to the Costick Center for a special “Trunk Sale”! Come see their gorgeous selection of scarves, jewelry, and pieces for the home, all hand-woven and hand-made by talented area artists. All sales from this event help support our Cultural Arts programs. Plus, you will see more of their exquisite one-of-a-kind items on exhibit in the City Gallery. Give a gift of usable art this holiday season!
If you love unique handcrafted pieces, you will love this show. Saturday, December 10, 10 am – 5 pm
Costick Center Lobby in Farmingtong Hills, Michigan.
Holocaust Memorial Center
The Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills has been teaching about the Holocaust and its legacy for more than 25 years, and its building, exhibits and programs have been receiving international accolades and heartfelt thanks from our millions of visitors. The visitor will have experienced a brief exposure to the most researched era in human history – revealing a flourishing culture and its brutal suppression, a chronicle of admirable and heroic rescuers and abject executioners. Through our exhibits the past casts its light and shadows into the present.
Exhibits include a Core Exhibit, a Virtual Tour, Anne Frank Tree Exhibit and Garden, and more. Located at 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334. Hours of operation: Sunday – Thursday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm (Last admission 3:30 pm), Friday 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (Last admission 1:30 pm), Public Tour Daily at 1:00 pm Closed on Saturday, Jewish holidays and most legal holidays. 248.553.2400
Sport-N-Fun has plenty to do for all ages. Go Karts, Mini Golf, Bungee Trampoline, Arcade Game room, and Batting Cages will keep kids and adults occupied for hours! GiGi’s Pizza is available on site. They are a CASH ONLY business, but there is an ATM on the property. Hours of operation: Sunday-Thursday 10am – 10pm; Friday & Saturday 10am – 11pm. Located at 30749 Grand River Avenue, Farmington Hills, MI. (248) 471-5100
Tree Top Lodge
Are you a crafter? Love to quilt, scrapbook, knit, crochet, doll making, origami, and more? Then Tree Top Lodge is the place for you. This is what their website says:
This is why we began. We wanted to make Treetop Lodge a crafter’s paradise.
So for those who come to create….
You bring the craft, we have the relaxing, friendly place to enjoy your favorite hobby.
While you are crafting, Treetop Lodge will see to your every need,
with gourmet meals, tasty snacks, bottomless beverages,
and a tranquil, welcoming atmosphere.
They don’t give their address on the internet. You have to call and make an appointment to visit the grounds, or make a reservation. But once there, you can relax with your project and they will wait on you hand and foot! My kind of place! For more information or to book your event contact: Connie (248) 933-4579
Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve
Take a drive out to Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve is 42 acres of woodlands, forested wetlands and native meadows overlooking the beautiful five-acre Carpenter Lake. Hike the one mile trail to the lake, where there are easily accessible viewing and fishing platforms. Catch various species of largemouth bass, channel catfish, bluegill, and sunfish. Located at 10 Mile Road East of Inkster Southfield, MI 48076.