Chamber of Commerce Hosts Holiday Expo
Begin the holidays at the Downtown Rochester Holiday Expo on Monday, November 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Royal Park Hotel. Over 50 businesses will be showcasing products and services, just in time for the holidays. Attendees are encouraged to shop, discover holiday ideas and inspirations and explore all that the businesses have to offer. Register for this event here.
City Meetings Broadcast Live
Stay in the comfort of your own home and stills stay up to date on what’s happening in Rochester. You can watch live broadcasts and re-runs of city meetings on cable television and on the city’s website, rochestermi.org/webcasts. City Council, Planning Commission, and Downtown Development Authority meetings are broadcast live on Rochester TV channels (Channel 17 on Comcast and Channel 10 on WOW).
Festival of Trees
The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees is a holiday spectacular unlike any other, featuring trees, wreaths, tablescapes, porchscapes and centerpieces designed and donated by the Metro Detroit community.
The Festival kicks off on Friday, Nov. 22, with the Cocktail Preview from 7 to 10 p.m.
The event will be open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy the amazing holiday decorations, kids craft station and more. All proceeds benefit The Big, Bright Light Show.
Do it for Daniel
Rochester Area Youth Assistance is hosting a conversation about suicide and presenting the documentary, “Do It for Daniel.”
This free event will be Monday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Rochester Community Schools Administration Center. Registration is required: raya-mi.eventbrite.com.The Nov. 5 ballot has a zero-tax increase building and site sinking fund proposal for Rochester Community Schools. The sinking fund would provide a sustainable mechanism to repair, replace and buy new facility and infrastructure items, enhance security, and upgrade technology throughout the district. Residents would invest directly in their school system by keeping tax dollars local.