Weekend Planner: Sisterhood Gift Bazaar, Friendshop Open, and TKA Sisterhood Gift Shop

Patch tells you what's happening this weekend around West Bloomfield.

This weekend is finally here, so it's time to get out there and enjoy all the activities in and around West Bloomfield. The month of December always brings a wide variety of events for you to enjoy. All week long we have been counting down the days to help you plan your weekend with options of events to attend.

Here's a recap:

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When: All are open on Sunday: Bazaar 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Friendshop 12:30-4:30 p.m., TKA Gift Shop 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Why go: On Sunday, you can forget about going to the malls.  There are lots of unique shopping experiences right here in West Bloomfield.

Congregation B'nai Moshe is offering a gift bazaar with unique vendors that will be selling tea pots, arts and crafts, home decor, Judaica items and more. You can even sell your gold there to receive immediate cash for the holidays.

The Friendshop at the Library is stocked with holiday merchandise and your purchase will help support the Library.

Temple Kol Ami Sisterhood Gift Shop is having a big blow out sale with prices to fit all budgets.


When: Friday and Saturday from 3-9 p.m., Sunday from 3-8 p.m.

Why go: If you haven't had a chance to check out the Monte Nagler Fine Art Photography Exhibit at , this is your last weekend to do so. Monte Nagler is a long time Michigan resident and photographer who was a a recipient of the prestigious Artist in Residence Award from the Farmington Area Arts Commission. He studied photography with Ansel Adams and has won numerous awards for his photography. This love of photography has extended to teaching classes and seminars all over the Detroit area. This weekend you can not only look at his photographs, but meet the man behind the pictures as he makes a daily appearance during the late afternoon and evening hours. 


When: Saturday at 7 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.

Why go: Take a break from all of the holiday hoopla to see the Frankel Jewish Academy perform an American classic and family favorite The Wizard of Oz this weekend. Travel down the yellow brick road which may bring back memories or start new traditions. A student cast from the Academy plus dozens of local youngsters will bring Dorothy, the Tin Man, flying monkeys and all your favorites to life on stage.


When: Sunday from 12-2 p.m.

Why go: Flutist Alexander Zonjic, who calls the Metro Detroit area home, has performed with orchestras nationwide. On Sunday, he will bring his cool jazz tunes, holiday classics, and blend of blues to Henry's Cafe in the . Special guests will include Thornetta Davis who is known as Detroit's Queen of Blues and the Barbara Ogar Flute Choir. The Choir consists of 30 flutists directed by Barbara Ogar. They will perform holiday pop hits and traditional classics. Follow the Piper to an unforgettable holiday concert.

Where: Wonderland Lanes, Commerce

When: Saturday at 1 p.m.

Why go: At this time of year you can find a place to have breakfast, lunch or dinner with Santa, but it's not often that Santa takes some time out of his busy schedule to go bowling with you. On Saturday, he's doing just that! He'll park his reindeer and put on his bowling shoes for a few hours. You and your child can join him for bowling, pizza and pop. Plus each child will receive a special goody bag from the jolly man in the red suit. In the spirit of the holidays, please bring canned goods/non-perishable items for the Hospitality House in Walled Lake.


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