Saturday, September 16th from 10am-1pm we will be turning the VillageTealto raise awareness for Ovarian Cancer.

"Little is known by the public about ovarian cancer.  Because there is no routine screening, it is so important to know the symptoms," stated local survivor and co-organizer, Michelle Shepherd.  "It is just a fun day for the whole family where we will share what to look for and how to be aware for earlier detection. This year we celebrate six years doing this great event for the community."

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This is a day that is truly focused on the entire family. It is fun filled, healthy and entertaining. The day will comprise of:

  • 50+ classic cars all sporting a shade ofteal
  • 5K Fun Run/Walk (starts at 9:30am) 
  • Chance to win a $50 gift card to the Village and many other great prizes
  • Connect with us on our Facebook Event Page
  • Musical performances in Festival Park withJennifer Kincer and Friends
  • Silent Auction of incredible household and personal items.
  • Free t-shirts and reusable bags for all who run the5K fun run/walk!
  • Come and hang out and enjoy the day with family and friends.  To register for the fun run/walk, simplyclick here
  • And most importantly, educate yourself about Ovarian Cancer.


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It is that time again! Ghosts, goblins, prinesses and fun at the Village…but always with a community purpose.

October 29th from 5-7pm the Village will host their annual Halloween at the Village. This is a family event that helps feed those less fortunate in our immediate area. It is all about “neighbors helping neighbors” as we raise money and gather food for our local families in need.

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This year we are again teaming up with the Neighborhood House. We are asking that each child donate $5 or bring 5 non-perishable items as their entrance into all the activities. 100% of the money donated will be given to the charity and Cornerstone Community Financial has committed to matching the funds during the event! In addition, CCF has graciously sponsored the event to bring the community the following great activities:

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Remember to bring either your monetary donation or food donation, as this is your ticket to participate!

LiaCome to the Village every Thursday night this summer to get dinner at one of our restaurants and then head to Festival Park's gazebo for Music in the Park.  Starting June 22nd at our Shelton Stage from 6:30-8:30pm we will be providing free music to our community, with a wide range of styles to satisfy all our guests.  Be sure to bring blankets and lawn chairs for two hours of listening pleasure. A chance to sit back, relax, and get one more day closer to TGIF!

These great nights of music, community and fun brought to you by Shelton Buick GMC - a Buick, GMC vehicle for every lifestyle.RS Logo 4c


June 22: Christian Ohlyrachel

June 29: Rachel Williams wsg Kevin Williams

July 6: Nick Fugedi

July 13: Gia Warner wsg Bobby Lewis

July 20: Erica Mourad

July 27: David Thomas & Co.

August 3: Corrin Barnett Band

August 10: Kincer and King

August 17: Lia Catallo 

To learn more about the evenings, click the date and it will take you straight to the Facebook event page.

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Mother's Day is just around the corner. And we want to show some moms some love! 

Motherhood. It is something that is hard to put into words. We found a quote on Mother (a great online resource for moms) from Kate Middleton. It was perfectly said and we wanted to share with all our moms here celebrating in Michigan with the Village. 

“Personally, becoming a mother has been such a rewarding and wonderful experience. However, at times it’s also been a huge challenge. Even for me, who has support at home, but most mothers do not. Nothing can really prepare you for the sheer, overwhelming experience of what it means to become a mother. It is full of complex emotions of joy, exhaustion, love, and worry, all mixed together. Your fundamental identity changes over night. You go from thinking of yourself as primarily an individual to suddenly being a mother, first and foremost. And yet, there is no rulebook. No right or wrong. You just have to make it up and do the very best you can to care for your family. For many mothers, myself included, this can at times lead to a lack of confidence and feelings of ignorance. Some of this fear is about the pressure to be a perfect parent. Pretending we’re all coping perfectly and loving every minute of it. It is right to talk about motherhood as a wonderful thing, but we also need to talk about its stresses and strains. It’s okay not to find it easy. And asking for help should not be seen as a sign of weakness.”

-Kate Middleton, a.k.a. The Duchess of Cambridge, on the pressures of motherhood, to Best Beginnings, 2017.


The Village is encouraging you to bring your mom, a mom you respect or a friend that is a mom to the Village. Bring her and share a meal, buy her a gift, get flowers from Whole Foods, pick up the latest candle or lotion, make a card or project togther...or simply just get her out of the house. And then snap a photo of her at the Village (we MUST know it is at the Village for it to count) and post on the Village Facebook page under the post in comments. Tell us what you did while you were at the Village and why you think the mom deserves a gift from us. We will be giving away prizes of all sorts of items from the Village shops and restaurants! But don't wait. You have only through Mother's Day, May 14th to bring your special mom to the Village. So plan your trip now!

Grand Opening Scheduled For March 24 in Detroit
ST. LOUIS, MO (March 15, 2017) – Soft Surroundings, a leading luxury lifestyle brand for busy women of all ages, maintains its dedication to providing an extraordinary shopping experience by announcing plans to open its first Michigan location at The Village of Rochester Hills in Rochester Hills. The Grand Opening event on Friday, March 24, will include an all-day event with exclusive gift bags for the first 100 customers, as well as drinks, treats, beauty treatments and more for all customers throughout the day.
Soft Surroundings is committed to helping their customers look and feel their best by providing stylish and comfortable clothing, accessories, and beauty and home goods while giving them an effortless shopping experience. The brand is best known for their extremely soft fabrics, global inspiration, customer service and convenience. Most of the apparel and home goods are designed exclusively by and for the brand. The beauty department in the store will also feature complimentary cosmetic and skin care consultations, as well as regular beauty events.
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“We couldn’t be more excited to bring Soft Surroundings to Michigan, specifically to the Village at Rochester Hills,” said Sr. Vice President of Retail, Danny Boddy. “Our brand is all about slowing down life’s rigorous pace and taking the time to rejuvenate and take care of one’s self. We feel strongly that this is something that the women throughout the Metro Detroit area can relate to and we are excited to give them an opportunity to experience what we are all about. We offer beautiful apparel, luxurious bedding, globally curated furniture and beauty solutions, all hand chosen for today’s busy woman. Our passion for customer service and the integrity of our brand gives us the ability to share our story and hopefully make our customers’ lives a little more fulfilled and enjoyable.” The Village of Rochester Hills location will be the 46th store for Soft Surroundings and is part of a seventeen store expansion planned for 2017, their largest expansion year to date. Join the conversation on our Event Page.
About Soft Surroundings: Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, Soft Surroundings is a lifestyle brand and retailer of women's apparel, home, and beauty products. Releasing its first catalog in 1999, Soft Surroundings has been dedicated to making women look and feel their best ever since. Having experienced record growth in its online and catalog channels, Soft Surroundings opened its first retail location in St. Louis, MO in November of 2005. With forty-four current retail locations from coast to coast and plans for adding more, Soft Surroundings is continuing to expand its retail division nationally to meet the needs of its many devoted customers. Visit Soft Surroundings online at

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Every year the Village celebrates spring with the bunny coming to visit for a few days. It is an opportunity for families to visit the Easter Bunny in our brightly decorated gazebo and take their own photos with the bunny for FREE. Click for bunny visit days and times.

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And to get the whole season started, we are hosting a Spring Celebration on April 9th from noon-2pm for the entire community! It is our annual event to raise money for the Rainbow Connection. For only $5 per child (100% of the proceeds are donated) and they can partake in all of the activities.



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  • Bounce House
  • Train Ride
  • Petting Zoo
  • Village Scavenger Hunt with prizes and activities
  • Lululemon bag to carry around your loot

Meet us in Festival Park under the blue canopy to purchase your stamp to all the fun. Enjoy being outdoors and doing good for children and families that are making wishes with the Rainbow Connection.



March 21st marks the first day of spring, and we at the Village of Rochester Hills will be celebrating the following day!

 12654280 856431047812518 3989060989893235034 nMarch 22nd from 6-9pm the Village will be hosting their Spring Fashion event called “The Night of the Traveling Pants.” Why the name? It is about the community coming to the Village and traveling to all the different stores to see what fun events they have planned. It is about getting out and getting some fresh air since it is springtime. And it is about giving back. We are asking the community to bring donations of nice work appropriate pants for our charity of choice, Career Dress.

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Our special guest for the evening is Matthew Richmond, founder and designer of The Paper Dress Code. Matthew will be displaying his creations in a pop-up shop (located at 346 N. Adams, next to Jos A Bank on the north end of the Village). He will have his unique paper dresses displayed and have live mannequins onsite for you to take photos with. Plus, Matthew will actually be creating a real dress celebrating Soft Surroundings coming to the Village and being the first one in Michigan, the night of the event - a live demo for you to see what goes into these amazingly unique pieces of art. Photo opportunities will be available along with a meet and greet with Matthew himself. And if that is not enough fun, check  out the list below!

  • Douglas J Aveda Salon will be taking their guests on a Chakra Journey, Aveda Lip Application and giving hand massages.
  • The Village Art Gallery will have refreshments, a Funky Threadz Trunk Show and an opportunity to win a piece of art valued at $300!
  • Taylor & Colt is offering 20% off all service and retails sales, along with some free refreshments.
  • AR Workshop is hosting their Grand Opening event with during the event. Be one of the first to visit their studio, sign up for classes at a discount and get some free snacks too.
  • Banana Republic is doing a VIP pants styling event. Come and learn which style pants look best for your body type and get some refreshments, plus special discount for the night.
  • Metro D Store is offering 10-15% off the entire store for one night only.
  • Chico’s wants to help you get ready for spring travel, stop in to learn how and get some refreshments.
  • The Loft is hosting a raffle for those that stop in and check out their spring line, along with some refreshments.
  • Eddie Bauer is doing a drawing for a free piece of outer wear and having some treats.
  • Moosejaw is serving FREE beer and and two free gifts when they make any purchase from Osprey and/or Arc'teryx. They are limited edition gifts. It's going to be great!
  • Paper Source will be offering an Origami Dress Make & Take card at a discounted price of $6. In addition to making the card, customers will also receive a coupon good for 10% off of their purchase the night of the event.
  • GAP is hosting their friends and family and you will get 40% off all full priced items! 

You can learn more and stay up to date on the event by joining us on our Facebook event page. And don't forget to clean out your closet and bring gently worn pants to donate to Career Dress. See you at the VORH March 22nd!