Golf, music and more Farmington area events

Here’s what’s happening this week in Farmington and Farmington Hills:

Downtown with the FCB

Monday, July 31, 7 p.m., Riley Park & Sundquist Pavilion, downtown Farmington. Join the Farmington Community Band Concert Band for a final “pop up” summer band concert. As the FCB wraps up their 51st season, enjoy a wonderful selection of great music including movies, marches and season highlights.

The Farmington/Farmington Hills Optimist Golf Outing

Tuesday, Aug. 1, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Farmington Hills Golf Course. Proceeds go toward youth programs and events that benefit the entire community. Not a golfer? Donations are accepted.

Danny D’s Rod Stewart Tribute Show

Danny D

Thursday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m., Heritage Park, 24725 Farmington Rd., Farmington Hills. Whether you are a fan of the old, classic Rod or the new Rod of today, you won’t want to miss this show! Danny D’s voice and appearance are so similar to Rod Stewart, it’s uncanny. If it rains, the concert will be held at the Costick Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Road. Hotline: (248) 473-1848.

Swing Farmington’s Summer of ’39

Thursday, Aug. 3, 8 p.m.-11 p.m., Sundquist Pavilion, downtown Farmington. Take a trip back in time with swing dancing to the Summer of ’39, a night of vintage tunes from the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. Take an 8 p.m. Charleston lesson before the open dance. $2 Admission.

Rhythmz in Riley Park: The Luddites

The Luddites

Friday, Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m. Sundquist Pavilion & Riley Park, downtown Farmington. A seven-time recipient of Music Awards in Detroit for Best Folk/Acoustic Band, this eleven-piece, all acoustic and vocal band plays original music in an array of styles that includes folk, rock, roots, Zydeco, calypso, klezmer (often described as having an Eastern European or Romany sound), ragtime, French cabaret and Bourbon Street swing. Admission is free. If it rains, the concert will be held at First United Methodist Church across the street from the park. Check for updates.

Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market

Saturday, August 5, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundquist Pavilion & Riley Park, downtown Farmington. Shop 40 vendors offering produce, prepared foods, hand-crafted items and more. Special Guest: Mid American Fitness & The Little Princess Ballet. Music by Gary Niemenski starts at 10 a.m. Chef Jeff Rose is Cookin’ in the Market at 11 a.m.

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