TRAVEL BACK IN TIME
Where/When: Chesterfield Township Historical Society, 47275 Sugarbush; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 11; 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. June 12.
Why Go: Chesterfield Township Historical Society is offering a trip to the past as it hosts the Ste. Claire Voyageurs at its Historical Village. The village and the Voyageurs will be in full historical garb, doing live demonstrations of how people lived in the past, during Michigan's fur trade and colonial eras.
Pricing: $1 per person or $2 per family; food and drink will be sold, too.
FARMERS AND FLOWERS
Where/When: Downtown New Baltimore; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 12.
Why Go: Think globally but shop locally. Come to the New Baltimore Farmers Market this weekend for its third annual flowers and herbs bazaar. You'll be able to browse and buy from local growers and artisans, including flats of flowers, hanging baskets, herbs, vegetable plants and crafts.
Pricing: Looking is free.
STRIKE A POSE
After the Farmers Market, why not meander over to the beach at Walter and Mary Burke Park for an hour of free yoga, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Enjoy a good stretch and strike a pose as Santosha Yoga guides you through a series of relaxing and strengthening postures that will leave you feeling great the rest of the afternoon. Be sure to dress comfortably, bring a mat and large towel or blanket, plus water to drink. If you find you're hooked on yoga, come back each Sunday afternoon at the same time and place for your weekly free fix.
SCHOOL'S OUT AND IT'S TIME TO PARTY
Where/When: New Baltimore Civic Club; 7-11 p.m. June 12.
Why Go: School's out for summer and it's time to party at the Civic Club. The School's Out Teen Dance Party is a Dance Club type of party that is open to teens ages 14-18. DJ Milky Way will provide the music and entertainment, plus soft drinks and snacks will be served. And parents, never fear for your youngsters' safety: Omega Security Service will supervise.
Pricing: Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. All proceeds will be donated to the Arts Academy in the Woods.
DIVAS, GET READY TO CRUISE IN STYLE
Where/When: Jefferson Beach Marina entrance, 24400 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores; 6:30-10 p.m. June 8.
Why Go: Ladies, live it up like the diva you know you are with this fun and fabulous cruise. Infinity and Ovation Yacht Charters is organizing this cruise in honor of National BFF Day. Hop aboard and enjoy a premium open bar, appetizers, dinner and dessert, plus entertainment by Kimmie Horne, followed by a dockside afterglow from 9:30-10 p.m. Event benefits Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.
Pricing: $96-$130. Mention Patch and enjoy the $96 rate. Call 586-778-7030 or visit http://www.summercruiseseries.com/divas_in_the_d.html for more information.
Where/When: Macomb Center for Performing Arts, 44575 Garfield Rd, Clinton Township; 7:30 p.m. June 8.
Why Go: It's the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and they're giving a free concert at the Macomb Center of Performing Arts, with DSO Music Director Leonard Slatkin leading the orchestra in a program that should appeal to novices and classical music buffs. Enjoy hearing the works of Bach, Beethoven, Schubert and Tchaikovsky as well as Benjamin Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra. Macomb Community College Professor Philip Barrons will join the orchestra on stage to narrate this special aspect.
Pricing: Free but each order is limited to four tickets. Pick up tickets at the Macomb Center Box Office Monday-Wednesday from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. or order by phone at 586-286-2222.
FRED WILT MEMORIAL GOLF OUTING
Where/When: Sycamore Hills Golf Club, 48787 North Ave., Macomb Township; 11 a.m. June 10.
Why Go: It's all for(e) a good cause, as the Kiwanis Club of Utica/Shelby is organizing this fun outing at Sycamore Hills. Sign up and enjoy 18 holes, lunch, a four-man scramble, putting contest, dinner and awards.
Pricing: $150 per person. Call: 586-566-8600 or 586-709-5544 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information or to sign up.