Monday, December 31, 2012
Here are two dozen dinners, parties and other events happening on the last night of the year in Grosse Pointe and southeast Michigan.
From dancing and dinners to champagne toasts and late-night coney bars, there's lots happening on the last night of 2012 in the Grosse Pointes and southeast Michigan. Here's a roundup of events; add yours to the comments section here. Andiamo Trattoria in Grosse Pointe Woods will host New Years Eve event. Dinner seatings at 5 and 5:30, 7 and 7:30, 9 and 9:30. Last seating gets party favors and complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Complimentary limo ride home (local only). Piano player Dean DiPierro live from 10pm - 2am. (313) 886-9933 The Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe in Grosse Pointe will have a special performance with recording artist Rayse Biggs. On Dec. 31, there are two Seatings at 5 - 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. - 2013, $25 Cover Charge. 313-882-…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The estate will be aglow on Friday and Saturday evenings beginning December 14 for the Candlelight Strolls and dinner.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Add a photo or leave a comment to let us know what you think says Christmastime in Grosse Pointe.
Christmastime. It's the most wonderful time of the year. And we'd like you to let us know what Christmas means in Grosse Pointe. Does it mean a long line at Josef's on Christmas Eve? A candlelight service or the living nativity at Christ the King? Shopping in the Village? Let us know by adding a photo (just click on the green "Upload Photos and Videos" icon) or by leaving a comment below. Merry Christmas!
Find out all kinds of things about the holiday season, from Christmas playlists to holiday cookies.
Need a good laugh or have a photo with Santa that will give others a good laugh, upload to our photo gallery.
It's that time of year again when moms and dads dress their little ones up in their finest Sunday clothes and takes them to the mall to get their annual photo with Santa. The day begins fresh and happy for most parents, but ends sweaty and exhaustive for parents with little ones who are just downright frightened by the Jolly Old Soul in a red velvet suit and a long white beard. If you've captured that very moment where your child's terror-stricken eyes meet St. Nicholas, or Santa’s frustrated face behind your bored kids, or just a downright ridiculous family photo with Santa, share it with Patch. We're always looking to share a good laugh with our Patch community. You can upload photos directly to the Patch site. If you aren't quite sure …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
Sunday, December 16, 2012
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country—the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16 at deckthehouse.patch.com/contest/grossepointe. Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. Our contest is right …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Grosse Pointe Patch events calendar is a great place for local churches to post dates and times for special and regular services.
Between remembering to turn off the Christmas lights before bed and which sweater to get little Johnny, there are infinite things to remember during the holidays. Don't let church service be one of them. Grosse Pointe Patch is the perfect place to post special and regularly scheduled church services, so people can check one more thing off their to-do list this holiday season. Adding a church service on Patch is easy to do. Just click on the Events tab at the top of the page, and then click on Add an Event. Simple! Be sure to include as much information as possible -- especially if a particular service is for adults only. There's nothing more embarrassing than being the only person in church with a crying baby. Yikes. Take some of the …
If all you want for Christmas is a special evening out with friends or a loved ones, Edsel & Eleanor Ford House (Ford House) has the perfect solution this holiday season – an elegant Candlelight Stroll paired with a sumptuous dinner in the Cotswold Cafe.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas when all through the Alger House, the children have gathered round the gigantic, glistening Christmas tree to hear no other than Santa himself read his favorite bedtime stories.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Don't miss out on all the holiday fun in the Grosse Pointes! Check out Patch's Holiday Guide for events sure to make everyone feel the joy of the season! Have an event to announce? Just click our "Add An Event" button to include it on our calendar!