Ride High with Metamora Hunt Country Stable Tour


Ride High with Metamora Hunt Country Stable Tour

Get up close to the horses on a tour of the Metamora Hunt Country Stable, which includes six equestrian properties and an estate with distinctive gardens. The event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on August 14. Visit the stables and meet the owners to find out what makes it such a unique destination. The cost is $35 per adult; $5 for children under 12 and the money helps maintain the bridleways of Metamora Hunt Country. Purchase tickets in advance at the White Horse Inn or by calling Hunt Master Joe Maday at 586-381-8834. Arrive between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at the Hunt Kennels, 5614 Barber Road, to receive a map of all seven properties. Tickets will also be available at the kennel on the day of the event. Dress for comfort and the weather. The tour lasts approximately two to three hours and will take place rain or shine. Go to metamorahunt.com.

Bed Bath & Beyond, the Novogratz Back to College line offer

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Bed Bath & Beyond recently teamed up with renowned husband and wife designer duo, the Novogratz, to inspire students and families preparing for back-to-school with colorful, cool, and modern furniture and decor. The new curated collection includes a variety of items to enhance small living spaces like apartments and dorm rooms. As a mother of seven with two kids in college, Cortney Novogratz knows how to create a fun and functional dorm room. “Our collection includes ‘dorms in a box’ – everything from bedding, lighting, rugs, bathroom and accessories – it’s also seamless!” she says. This fall, the Novogratz and Bed Bath & Beyond will unveil one lucky dorm that will receive a VIP makeover by the Novogratz. Stay tuned to Bed Bath & Beyond and the Novogratz on social media for more details. Go to bedbathandbeyond.com/college.

Plant-Based Events at Van Hoosen Farm

Herbs are easy to grow on a patio during the Michigan summer.

Learn how to make your herbs work for you when you attend the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm: Herbal Happenings at the Farm event with the Rochester Garden Club from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on August 17. Learn the value of herbs from local naturopathic physician Rebecca Culley Healy as she shares her wisdom on “Spice Rack Herbalism.” The presentation will be followed by a demonstration that shows how to use herbs that may already be growing in your garden. Tickets are $20. Registration is compulsory and the number of places is limited. Visit rockstergardenclub.org.

Back to school with Pep Rally fun

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Staples has back-to-school essentials for students and teachers, like the exclusive Pep Rally line featuring lunch boxes, backpacks and more in nature-inspired prints that include dinosaurs, mushrooms and butterflies. You can also get nostalgic with ’90s-inspired styles like retro Trapper Keepers, Caboodles, and Jellies. Finally, Sustainable Learning Essentials helps you stay eco-friendly with affordable essentials, like the Premium Eco-ID One Subject Notebook and Sustainable Earth by Staples Hardboard Clipboard. Convenient shopping options for families on the go include Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store, Curbside Pickup, Instacart, and Free Shipping. Go to staples.com.


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