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imgMade in the Mitten- October 7
Made in the Mitten- October 7
imgBig Rig Gig- August  4
Big Rig Gig- August 4
imgIndoor Community Garage Sale
Indoor Community Garage Sale
imgBoo Bash- October 13th
Boo Bash- October 13th
imgScrapbook Crop- Oct 28
Scrapbook Crop- Oct 28
imgPumpkin Carving Party Oct 16
Pumpkin Carving Party Oct 16
Boo Bash

Join us for an evening of Halloween fun including cider and donuts, hay-wagon rides, a bat exhibit from the Organization for Bat Conservation, trick-or-treat street, crafts, carnival games and much more! Pre-registration is required, spaces are limited. Infants in carriers are free with registered siblings. Don't forget your camera, costume, flashlight and a trick-or-treat bag for all of your goodies! Walgreens will be on site taking photos in front of a fall-themed background. All families will receive 1 free 4X6 print and will have the option of purchasing a photo package.  This event is sponsored by Waste Management. 

Code   Day   Date   Time   Age
2080.401   F   Oct 13   6:30-8:30 pm   1-8

Location:       Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd

Fee:      Sold Out!

Click here to register online

Closet Clean-out Garage Sale

Indoor Community Garage Sale

Your favorite community garage sale has moved indoors!  The kids finally back in school and the house is empty, it’s time to clear out the clutter!  Stay warm and dry indoors, bring it in, use our space to sell, sell, sell. Don’t worry about the weather, making signs, putting them out or people parking on your grass. We do all the work for you!  Household items only, no wholesalers/businesses please. We supply the table, chair and advertising.  All merchandise is limited to your table so be sure to purchase adequate space! Any unsold merchandise must be removed at conclusion of the sale by the owner. Vendor set up opens at 8:30 am.  Spaces are limited.  Parking and Admission is FREE!

Code        Day         Date        Time
      F         Sep 22        10:00 am-2:00 pm

Location:       Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Road
Seller Fee:      $12 per 6 ft. tablespace

Annual Community Garage Sale & Recyce Event
One Man's Trash is AnotherMan's Treasure! Find new treasures or sell a few of your own at Orion Township's largest Outdoor Annual Garage Sale. Why drive from house to house dragging your kids in and out of the car, wasting valuable time and resources? Drive to one location and see it all. No entrance fee for shoppers- it's FREE! Sellers must be pre-registered, spaces are limited. Watch for details on our recycling event to include Shred-it from 11 am - 1 pm, batteries, light bulbs, working cell phones, eyeglasses & hearing aids!

Code    Day   Date   Time
2000.204   Sa   TBD   10:00 am-2:00 pm

Location:    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:    $15/Parking Lot Space

Click here for video of last year's sale!

Adaptive Dance
Special need and individuals with disabilities ages 14 years and older are invited to an evening of music, dancing, and light refreshments at the Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd in Orion Township. Pre-registration preferred, walk-ins are welcome.  Chaperones are free.  
Code    Day    Date    Time     Age 
2100.420 Th   Oct 19   6:00-8:00 pm    15+

Location:          Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Road

Fee:                   $8

Click here to register online
Made in the Mitten Art & Craft Show
#Buy Nearby and Shop Local! Start your holiday shopping early with one of a kind, unique arts and craft show featuring distinctive and classic Made in Michigan products, made by Michiganders for Michiganders!  Find exclusive holiday, birthday or just because gifts for yourself and your friends & family! The show has expanded and vendors will be throughout the Orion Center on both the upper and lower levels, with everything from one of a kind, made locally, hand-made jewelry, clothing and home décor.  Parking and Admission are Free!

 Day   Date   Time 
 Sa   Oct 7   10:00 am-5:00 pm

Location:        Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Road

Fee: Parking & Admission are FREE

Click here for the Application Form

Concerts in the Park

No matter what your taste in music you'll be sure to find a performance to enjoy. Pick up dinner, grab tour lawn chair and blanket, gather up your family and friends, and join us for an evening of FREE music on the hill at Wildwood of Orion Township. Sit back, relax, and enjoy. Rain site is the Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd. Call the weather hotline for program cancellations/changes, 248.393.7040. 

  Day   Date   Time
  Tu   Jun 20-Aug 15   7:00-8:30 pm
Location:      Jun-Jul: Wildwood of Orion Township, 2700 Joslyn Ct

      Aug: Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:     FREE

 Tu    Jun 20   North Oakland Concert Band
 Tu   Jun 27   First Baptist Church of Lake Orion
 Tu   Jul 11   LO Bands
 Tu   Jul 18   Motor City Brass Band
 Tu   Jul 25   Guy Louis Chautauqua Express
 Tu   Aug 8   Dixieland Band- at the Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd 
 Tu   Aug 15   Paint Creek Boys- at the Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd

Cabin Fever

The Orion Center is hosting their Cabin Fever dinner with entertainment by the Paint Creek Boys. Come enjoy a great catered dinner with music to chase the winter blues away. Seating is first come, first serve. Purchase your tickets in advanced and save. Limited tickets sold at the door. 

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age
7112.100    F   Jan 19   6:30-8:30 pm   50+

Location:    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:   $24 per person, $42 per couple

Click here to register online

Scrapbooking Crop

Baby it's cold outside so stay indoors and join us for our second annual 12 Hour Scrapbooking Crop and crop until you drop! Registration fee includes; 6ft tables, continental breakfast, box lunch and the flavors of an Italy Dinner. Snacks and drinks will be available all day in the spacious and well lite Orion Center. Door prizes and raffles with event partner Scrapping Paws. 

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age
2000.411   Sa   Oct 28   9:00 am-9:00 pm   12+
Location:    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:   $45

Click here for Application Form

Breakfast with the Grinch

The holiday season is here! Come to the Orion Center to enjoy breakfast with the Grinch. Participants will enjoy a delicious breakfast of green eggs and ham. Have your picture taken with the Grinch and sit back while you enjoy the story of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Remember to bring your camera for a photo opportunity you don't want to miss. Infants in carriers are free with a registered participant. Walgreens will be on site taking photos in front of a festive background. All families will receive 1 free 4X6 print and will have the option of purchasing a photo package. 

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age
 200.402   Sa   Dec 2   11:00 am-1:00 pm   1-8
Location:    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:   $15/person eating breakfast


Click here to Register Online

Toy & Comic Expo

Join our first Toy & Comic Expo in the Orion Center. Buy, Sell, or Trade comic books, collectibles and memorabilia! We do all the advertising for you! Make sure you purchase adequate space. Free admission and parking. 

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age
2000.400   Sa   Sep 23   10:00 am-2:00 pm   18+
Location:    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:   $25/ table 

Click here to register online

Slow-Row LO

Slow-Row LO is a community of paddlers who LOVE the outdoors and finding history and hidden gems of the lakes we frequent. These events are family friendly and a great opportunity to socialize and meet new people with like-minded interest. Grab your kayak and join us! Visit our Facebook page at SlowRowLO

Day    Date   Time    Location
Th   Oct 12    5:00 pm   East Graham Lake, Bald Mountain State Park

Pumpkin Carving Party

Still need to carve your jack-o-lanterns, roast your pumpkin seeds, and decorate your yard for the autumn season? Save time and stress with our Pumpkin Carving Party! Don't like making a mess in your house? Come and make a mess at the Orion Center, hang out with friends and neighbors, or make some new friends while you carve away and we clean the pumpkin goo! BYOP (Bring Your Own Pumpkin). Don't forget to bring a container for your pumpkin seeds if you plan on roasting them at home. All tools needed for this activity will be provided, including knives, scoops, and carving templates. Pre-registration required. 

Code    Day   Date   Time      
2000.401   M   CANCELLED   6:30-8:30 pm     
Location:    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:   $8 per family

Click here to register online

Festive Family Photos with your Furry Friends

With the holidays right around the corner, the pressure is on for the perfect family photo for your Christmas card! Come on in to the beautifully decorated Orion Center with your whole family, family pet included. Dogs and cats only and must be leashed or caged during transportation into and out of the building. Bring your tri-pod and camera with self timer. Stop in at any time during the hours listed. 

Day   Date   Time
M & Th   Dec 5 & 8   3:00-8:00 pm
Location:    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:   Free, $5 suggested donation

Orion Blood Drive

When you come to donate: Plan on it taking about an hour for the full donation process. Bring a photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID. Eating and drinking within 4 hours of donating is recommended. Know the name and dosage of any medication you take. You may also register online at

Day    Date   Time   Age
  Oct 16   2:30-8:30 pm   16+
M   Jan 22   2:30-8:30 pm   16+

Location:  Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd