Exciting Events in Shelby Township

Oakland Family Dental is proud to serve Shelby Township. This suburb of Detroit is filled with friendly people, and you’re sure to find something to do when in the area. Not only is it located just 20 minutes from Anchor Bay, but Shelby Township also has exciting events occurring annually. Discover what this beautiful city has in store for its citizens.

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Nature Tales For Pre-schoolers

Are you looking for something fun to do with your child while they’re out of school? Every other Thursday, the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center is holding “Nature Tales For Pre-schoolers” during this hour-long event, a story will be read to your kids. Each story will teach them about the wonders of nature and is sure to keep them captivated the entire time.

This event is great for children who are between the ages of 3-5. The experience is only $2 and also includes a snack and craft or outing. Register for our next session soon because spots are limited.

Saturday Farmers Market

Shelby Township holds their Farmer’s market every Saturday from mid-May to early October. It features many local venders who are selling goods such as fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Our annual farmers market is a great way to support our community and discover local small businesses.

The event will take place every Saturday from 9am to 2pm whether its raining or the sun is shining. For more information on this event, visit their website.

Annual Christmas Aglow Tree Lighting on the Municipal Grounds

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, and Shelby Township hold multiple events year to make the season even brighter. Christmas, in particular, is a holiday that holds a special place in many of our citizens’ hearts.

Our Annual Christmas Aglow Tree lighting is held on the Municipal grounds. It’s held at the beginning of December and is a great way to kick off the holiday season. It features a Christmas tree lighting, a visit from Santa, and much more. Visit the city’s website for more details.

Pollination Celebration

Have you ever wondered how the pollination process works or just want to learn more about nature? Come to the Pollination Celebration to learn from beekeepers themselves about how honey is created and why pollination is so essential.

You’ll also be able to taste a variety of honey and see the bee encounters up close and personal. Admission is $5 per person 5 years of age and older. Call the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center or visit the Facebook page.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these events family-friendly?

Shelby Township is focused on providing a family-friendly environment for our entire community. That’s why all of our events feature activities for children as young as three years old. However, we do ask that all children are accompanied by an adult.

What’s the best way to stay up to date with Shelby Township’s events?

The goal of our community leaders is to keep all of Shelby Township’s citizens connected with their city and the people who live there. If you’re interested in the events listed on this page or want to stay informed about any in the future, visit their website. We regularly update it with all different types of events and gatherings within the next few months.

How can I suggest an event for Shelby Township to hold?

While Shelby Township holds a wide variety of events every year, the committee is always open to new event ideas. If you have an event you’d like them to hold in the future, contact them at info@shelbytwp.org. The more successful the events are each year, the more we’re likely to hold.

Can I volunteer at one of the local events?

Shelby township wants as many people in the area to come to their events as possible, and they’re always in need of volunteers to help the event run smoothly. Whether you want to be a vendor in the Farmer’s Market or help out at their holiday events, you contact their staff at shelbyprm@shelbytwp.org to volunteer at the event of your choice.