Blood drive battle and more this week in Farmington

Here’s what to expect this week in Farmington and Farmington Hills:

Farmington City Council meeting

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 7 p.m., Farmington City Hall, 23600 Liberty St. Officials have a short agenda, which includes a discussion of separate meters for lawn watering, It’s posted at farmgov.com.

Battle of the Badges

Wednesday, Sept. 6, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Costick Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Cast a vote for the Farmington Hills Fire or Police Department with your blood donation. Learn more: Farmington Hills Police, Firefighters battle at blood drive

Farmington Musicale concert

Wednesday, Sept. 6, 1 p.m., Farmington Community Library Main Library, 32737 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Susan Nuckolls, Joan Haggard, Gail Waggoner, Sharon Cardeccia and Rebecca Behrends perform the music of Claude Debussy and other masters. Learn more: Farmington Musicale season takes flight

Meet the Candidates

Thursday, Sept. 7, 7 p.m., Farmington Hills City Hall, 31555 W. 11 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Meet with candidates who are running in November’s local elections. Hosted by the Farmington Area Republicans.

Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market

Saturday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion and Riley Park, downtown Farmington. In addition to vendors selling Michigan produce and products, listen to live music by Steve Taylor, and enjoy tasty samples as Chef Danny Martinez is Cookin’ in the Market at 11 a.m. Learn more at farmingtonfarmersmarket.com.

Guys and Dolls Auditions

Saturday, Sept. 9 and Sunday, Sept. 10, 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Costick Center. Adults and students in grades 1-12 are invited to try out for the Farmington Hills Youth Theatre’s fall production. Learn more: Guys and Dolls auditions open Sept. 9 and 10