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Fall for fall: Seasonal events around Metro Detroit

Metro | Published November 1, 2021


METRO DETROIT — With the turn of the calendar, thoughts of carved pumpkins get replaced by carved turkeys. Here's some fall-themed events happening in C & G Newspapers' coverage area during November.

Thursday, Nov. 25
'Mighty Gobbler 5K' • Lutheran Church of the Master, Troy
Lutheran Church of the Master, 3333 Coolidge Hwy. in Troy, will host the “Mighty Gobbler 5K” at 9 a.m. A 1-mile walk will take place at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $37 for the run and $32 for the walk. Participants are encouraged to bring canned goods to help stock the food pantry at Troy People Concerned. For more information, visit or call (248) 643-0176.

Friday, Nov. 26
'Thanksgiving for Nature' • Farmington Hills Nature Center
The Farmington Hills Nature Center, 24915 Farmington Road, will host its annual "Thanksgiving for Nature" event from 1 to 2 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. Take a self-guided scavenger hunt through the trails of Heritage Park and be eligible for a prize. Afterward, pick up a fall-themed craft and activity kit. The fee is $3 per person and free for kids 2 and younger. Register at or at The Hawk Community Center, 29995 W. 12 Mile Road.

Saturday, Dec. 4
‘The Big Rake’ assists seniors, those with disabilities • Southfield neighborhoods
The City of Southfield will host “The Big Rake” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers high school age and older are needed to help Southfield residents with disabilities and senior citizens with fall lawn maintenance. For more information, call (248) 796-5100 or e-mail or

For more things to do, check out our Community Calendar. To submit an item, email To advertise an event, call (586) 924-9193.