Green & Gifts Market | Wish List Window
December 1, 2012
Get that warm, nostalgic feeling of old as you stroll through Downtown Farmington listening to carolers, sampling freshly baked cookies while sipping hot chocolate. Visit the Greens & Gifts Market in the Sundquist Pavilion and find artisans and crafters selling wreaths and unique holiday gifts.
Bring family and friends to see the free Holiday Movies at the historic Farmington Civic Theater. Join the tree-lighting celebration at the Warner Mansion. There will be a visit from Santa and activities for all the kids to enjoy, as well as the Wish List Window. Gift wrapping, entertainment, food and lots of holiday spirit will be aglow.
Farmington’s North Pole
At the Sundquist Pavilion, 33113 Grand River Avenue
Santa Comes to Farmington - Noon - 4:00pm
Sponsored by Talmer Bank and Trust
Be ready to tell Santa everything on your wish lists!
Santa Snapshots - Noon - 4:00pm
Sponsored by Focal Point Studio of Photography
Make a lifetime memory with a FREE family photo with Santa. Come get your family photo and talk to Santa.
Greens & Gifts Market - 10:00am – 4:00pm
Find the freshest greens to make your home or business festive this holiday season. Shop our unique artisans and get treasures sure to please anyone on your list.
Tree of Wishes - 10:00am – 4:00pm
Sponsored by Stoneybrook Dental
Also at the Farmington North Pole, visit the Tree of Wishes. Kids and
parents alike are encouraged to bring a new pair of socks or mittens when
they visit the “North Pole.” Socks and mittens collected will be donated to
the Farmington Area Goodfellows. Kids can also write their Christmas wish on an ornament
and hang it on our Tree of Wishes.
Ice Carving Demonstration at Noon
Sponsored by Community EMS and Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home
Watch as students from the Oakland Community College
Culinary Studies program create art from ice!
Santa’s Workshop - 10:00am – 4:00pm
In Mike Greer Photography Studio
33316 Grand River Avenue
Free Gift Wrapping
Sponsored by Community Choice Credit Union
Take the hassle out of gift-giving! Let our crew do the wrapping for you.
Kids Holiday Craft Area
Sponsored by LOC Federal Credit Union
Kids can make a free special holiday keepsake!
Stories & Cookies with Mrs. Claus - 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30pm
Sponsored by M. Mazzoni Jewelers
Cookies donated by Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders, Ginger's Cafe & Gourmet Shoppe, Mentobe Cafe and Tubby's Grilled Submarines. Hot cocoa donated by Tina's Coney Island
Listen to holiday tales as told by Mrs. Claus all while munching on fresh baked cookies.
Salvation Army Band - Strolling through Downtown
Performing - 10:00am - Noon
The Salvation Army Band will get you in the holiday spirit! The Farmington Hills Salvation Army will be on site collecting donations in their Red Kettle for local families in need.
School of Rock - Sundquist Pavilion in Riley Park
Performing - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
See the Farmington School of Rock House Band rock out some xmas cheer!
Happenings Around Town
Farmington Civic Theatre - 33332 Grand River Avenue
Free Holiday Movies
The Polar Express (Rated G; 1hour 40 minutes) On Christmas Eve, a doubting boy boards a magical train that's headed to the North Pole and Santa Claus's home. Showtimes: 10:00am and 1:00pm
Shrek the Halls (Rated G; 21 minutes) The Christmas tree isn’t the only thing green! Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they’ll remember, he is forced to take a crash course in the holiday. But just when he thinks he has everything for their quiet family Christmas just right, Donkey, Puss in Boots, Gingy and the rest of the gang decide to crash the party. Shrek the Halls is the greatest holiday tale that’s never been told…until now. Showtimes: 10:15am, 11:15am, 12:15pm and 1:15pm
Get in the spirit of the season with two wonderful holiday movies! Movie-goers are encouraged to bring non-perishable food or new, unwrapped toys or a donation to the Farmington Area Goodfellows benefiting seniors and families in need. 50% of concessions sales will also go to the Goodfellows.
Governor Warner Mansion - 33805 Grand River Ave.
Farmington Area Jaycees Holiday Tree Lighting at 5:30pm
Holiday Open House - 5:00pm-7:00pm
The House will be decorated for Christmas, docents will be dressed in Victorian dress, Christmas carols will be played on the Gov. Warner Mansion piano and refreshments will be served in the Carriage House.
The Mansion will be accepting donations at the door
Enjoy caroling and a visit from Santa in the Carriage House.
For more information, 1-877-411-FAJC or click here to go to the Jaycees website
Salem United Church of Christ
- 33424 Oakland St.
Salem Church Holly Days Craft Show - 10:00am - 4:00pm
The Vines Flower and Garden Shop - 33245 Grand River Ave
Christmas Open House - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Come get your jingle on! Beautiful holiday displays full of home decor items, centerpieces, wreaths, garlands, ornaments and lots of gifts for the gardener on your list!
Farmington Community Library - 23500 Liberty Street
Tree Decorating - 10:00am - Noon
Help the Library decorate their tree out front! They will be making popcorn and cranberry garland as well as pine cone bird feeders to decorate the tree.
Peppermint Kisses - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Guess how many peppermint kisses fill the jar!
Thank You to Our Generous 2012 Holly Days Sponsors