PHOTOS: 2017 MI Earth Day Fest in downtown Rochester, MI

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE at the 2017 MI Earth Day Fest in downtown Rochester, Mich. This high-profile community event highlights the efforts of area businesses and community organizations to Make Earth Day Matter.  The festival offers a wide variety of exhibits, attractions and activities. It featured dozens of green/wellness products, services & program exhibits, displays of vehicles & renewable energy systems, Food & Farm areas with local & organic products & food service along with free samples, giveaways and show specials. Other activities included dancing and live music entertainment, a WholeRead More

Thunder Thursday at The Pike Outlets Promises Plenty of Action!

TweetLONG BEACH, Calif. — Thunder Thursday at The Pike Outlets, the free-to-the-public festival that annually kicks off the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach race weekend on Thursday, April 6, will have plenty of action for the entire family. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Thunder Thursday at The Pike Outlets will feature Verizon IndyCar Series pit stop competitions on Shoreline Drive, west of Pine Ave. at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. with three-time Long Beach winner Sebastien Bourdais and his #18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda facing off against Spencer Pigot andRead More

Superstar artists announced for “The Week Vegas Goes Country” 2017 including 5th annual ACM Party for a Cause

TweetENCINO, CA  – The Academy of Country Music® revealed today exciting details including the musical lineup, additional industry and fan events, as well as ticket on-sale dates and hotel codes for The Week Vegas Goes Country®, including the 5th Annual ACM Party for a Cause® – along with the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, which will broadcast LIVE for the first time ever from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS TelevisionRead More

WATCH: Highlights of the 2017 Zehnder’s Snowfest in Frankenmuth, MI

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Frankenmuth, Mich. for the 2017 Zehnder’s Snowfest. In this  video, watch for highlights of the festival along with interviews with snow carvers and attendees. Zehnder’s Snowfest has been host to one of the top snow sculpting events in North America for the past 25 years. Visitors have enjoyed larger-than-life snow sculptures and beautifully detailed ice carvings each year. In addition, Zehnder’s Snowfest will have entertainment for the entire family in the warming tent, a fireworks display, petting zoo and children’s activities. We’ll also bring youRead More

Honda Brings Stan Mikita’s All-Star Cafe to 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles

TweetTORRANCE, Calif.  — Honda has partnered with Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated and Entertainment Weekly to bring three days of exciting sports and entertainment programming to Los Angeles during the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star weekend. The pop-up event is headlined by Stan Mikita’s All Star Café Presented by Honda celebrating the automaker’s title sponsorship of the 2017 NHL® All-Star Game in Los Angeles. Inspired by Honda’s title sponsorship of the 2017 NHL All-Star Game and nine-year relationship with the National Hockey League, this first-of-its kind, pop-up experience will open to theRead More

Zehnder’s Snowfest offers six days of Winter Fun – January 25 – 30, 2017

Tweet FRANKENMUTH, Mich. — Just ninety miles north of Detroit, the popular Bavarian-themed village of Frankenmuth, will be transformed into a landscape of stunning snow and ice sculptures for the 26th annual Zehnder’s Snowfest. From January 25 through January 30, visitors will watch the progress and vote for the top artistic efforts of carving teams from around the world including Argentina, Canada, France and Mexico. Plenty of other activities will be on tap to warm up more than 100,000 expected visitors. “We’re grateful to have such a terrific team ofRead More

PHOTOS: 2017 Rochester Fire & Ice Festival in Rochester, MI

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE at the 2017 Rochester Fire & Ice Festival. The Fire & Ice Festival in Rochester, sponsored by Oakland County Credit Union, will fire up the weekend of Jan. 20-22 in spite of unseasonably warm temperatures and no snow in the forecast. The festival committee is replacing some of its winter-driven events with a variety of outdoor family-friendly activities from Oakland County Parks and Recreation. Open ice skating became an “ice fishing” rink and tube sledding was transformed into Patters’ Game Lane.

PHOTOS: 9th Annual Garden City Chili Cook-off, Hot Rod & Motorcycle Show

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the 9th annual Garden City Chili Cook-Off, Hot Rod & Motorcycle Show. It featured Live Music, Beer, Chili, Petting Farm, Bounce House, Face Painting, Wagon Rides, Vendors, Hot Rods, Motorcycles and more. There were 24 teams participating in the chili cook-off. Tastes were available for $1 and bowls of chili were $3 each. All this located at the northeast corner of Ford Rd. & Middlebelt, in the Town Center Plaza. Proceeds benefit several local charities including The Goodfellows, United Needy, The Straight Farmhouse, andRead More

PHOTOS: 2016 Vibe Credit Union’s Pumpkinfest of the South Lyon Area

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria Rzucidlo was LIVE at the 2016 Vibe Credit Union’s Pumpkinfest of the South Lyon Area. Pumpkinfest kicks off Friday, September 23rd at 6:00p.m. The Biergarten/Main Stage on Wells St. will open at 6:00 PM, for further details visit the Biergarten Page under the Food and Drink tab. Saturday, the Festivities begin at 10:00 AM with the annual Pumpkinfest Parade.  This year’s Parade theme is Halloween Heroes!  Information can be found under festival forms tab, here on our website.  After the parade, stop by the Craft Show at Millennium Middle School and then join us downtown for food, music,Read More

PHOTOS: 2016 Ford Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak, MI — Part Three

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE in downtown Royal Oak for the 2016 Ford Arts, Beats and Eats festival. In this gallery, look for highlights of the event: art booths, live music and restaurant booths. The festival has something for everyone. Ford Arts, Beats & Eats presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort today announced that 415,000 people visited the annual Labor Day weekend festival, nearly breaking the record set in 2010 with 423,000 attendees. While festival organizers work to tabulate all of this year’s results to be announced in October,Read More