This Weekend, Youth Tours Available at Cranbrook, Seasonal Job Fair

Also happening this weekend: The Community House is hosting a seasonal job fair and families are invited to check out Winter Fest at the Bowers School Farm.

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Birmingham Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time.

Art: Youth Tours at Cranbrook

  • When: 2 p.m. Sunday
  • Where: Cranbrook Art Musuem (39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills)
  • Cost: Free admission for those under 12
  • Why Go: This Sunday, families can take a different kind of  journey through the galleries of the Cranbrook Art Museum — journeys just for kids! Tours include exhibits like "From Here to There: Alec Soth's America" and "Soo Sunny Park: Vapor Slide." Tours are designed for pre-K through pre-teens. Young people must be accompanied by an adult.

Sale: Vintage Tea and Jewelry Sale

  • When: 1-3 p.m. Saturday
  • Where: The Community House
  • Cost: $40 to attend the tea; $5 to attend the sale
  • Why Go: Enjoy an afternoon of music, tea and shopping during The Community House's Vintage Tea and Jewelry Sale. A full tea — including coffee, fruit, tea, tea sandwiches and desserts — will be served alongside the music of pianist Penny Marourus, who will perform a selection of romantic tunes from the Great American Songbook. At the same time, peruse and buy vintage jewelry created by local artisans.

Family: Winter Fest

  • When: Noon-4 p.m. Saturday
  • Where: Bowers School Farm (1219 E. Square Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills)
  • Cost: $3
  • Why Go: Don't let the winter get you down — enjoy it! The Bowers School Farm in Bloomfield Hills will be hosting a Winter Fest this weekend, complete with lessons about farming, a snowman train, a farm tour, s'mores and more. Concessions will be open and there will be a nominal charge for some activities.

Music: Classical Brunch

  • When: 11:30 a.m. Sunday
  • Where: The Community House
  • Cost: $25
  • Why Go: Yoonshin Song, the new concertmaster for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, will be performing with Detroit-area pianist Pauline Martin during this week's installment of the Classical Brunch series. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. with the performance beginning at 12:15 p.m.

Jobs: Seasonal Job Fair

  • When: 11 a.m. Saturday
  • Where: Lincoln Hills Golf Course
  • Cost: Free
  • Why Go: Do you know someone looking for a job this summer? The city of Birmingham is holding a seasonal job fair this weekend, looking for applicants to fill maintenance positions and jobs at the golf course clubhouse. For information about available positions with the City, please visit www.bhamgov.org/jobs.


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