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9 Things to Do in Birmingham This February

February 1, 2018

A roundup of dining, entertainment, fitness and fun things to do in the Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills area this February.

By Karleigh M. Stone

Feb. 3

Bates Street Society Dinner

6:30-10 p.m.

The Community House

300 S. Bates St., Birmingham

The Community House in Birmingham will recognize charitable donors at the Bates Street Society Dinner. The evening will feature a three-course dinner, drinks and live entertainment. Pillar Society inductees include Dr. David DiChiera, Dr. Robert Folberg, Geoffrey Hockman, Julie Rodecker, Judge Gerald E. Rosen, Paul W. Smith and Katie Valenti. General admission for the black-tie optional event is $200.

Purchase tickets: communityhouse.com.

Feb. 5-9

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Get Birmingham’s best eats for the right price. Three-course lunches are available for $15 per person and three-course dinners for $30 at participating restaurants. Bella Piatti, Cameron’s Steakhouse, Forest, Social Kitchen & Bar and Tallulah Wine Bar & Bistro are among those serving up specials.

See the full list here: birminghamrestaurantweek.org/

Feb. 9-10

Winter Greenhouse Sale

10 a.m.

Cranbrook House & Gardens Greenhouse

380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills

Cold, gray winter weather got you down? Look no further than Bloomfield Hills’ Cranbrook House & Gardens to bring a warm, happy spring feeling into your home. Plants for purchase include: begonias, bromeliads, cacti, dish gardens, ferns, jade, orchids and succulents.

More information: housegardens.cranbrook.edu/events/annual/winter-greenhouse-sale

Things to Do in Birmingham this February

Fend off the winter blues by picking up fresh flowers at Cranbrook’s greenhouse sale Feb. 9-10.

Feb. 11

Spiritual Spa Day

9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Townsend Hotel

100 Townsend St., Birmingham

Join the Partners Detroit Women’s Division for a day of inspirational workshops for the mind, body and soul. Workshops include: “Happy is the new pretty,” “Hatha Yoga,” “Mindful Meditation,” “Journey to Serenity” and “The Evolution of Self.” Motivational speaker and educator, Yaffa Palti, is the keynote speaker. Tickets are $36 per person or $50 for two.

More information: partnersdetroit.org/spiritual-spa-day-2018/

Things to Do in Birmingham this February

Stop by The Townsend Hotel to have tea with a Disney Princess Feb. 11.

Feb. 11

Afternoon Tea with Princess Belle

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

The Townsend Hotel

100 Townsend St., Birmingham

It’s The Townsend Hotel’s revered afternoon tea, but with a royal twist. Enjoy finger sandwiches and fun with one of Disney’s most beloved princesses! Join Princess Belle for an afternoon of singing and dancing, as well as treats and tea. Tickets are $40. Purchase here.

Find out when your favorite is coming: townsendhotel.com/application/files/6015/1562/5213/Special_Event_Calendar_.pdf


Feb. 14

Olivia Millerschin

6-9 p.m.

The Townsend Music Club at Robert Kidd Gallery

107 Townsend St., Birmingham

Rochester Hills native, Olivia Millerschin, will fill the Robert Kidd Gallery with her folk-pop blended music. Millerschin recently won a John Lennon Songwriting award, placed as a quarter finalist on “America’s Got Talent,” is featured on a Republic Records soundtrack to Mitch Albom’s latest novel along with Ingrid Michaelson and Tony Bennett and has music placed in national and international film and television. Call for reservations at 248-642-3909.

Check out Olivia’s music here: youtube.com/user/OliviaMillerschin/featured

Things to Do in Birmingham this February

Rochester Hills native Olivia Millerschin will perform at the Robert Kidd Gallery Feb. 9.

Feb. 14

Magic at the Movies — Valentine’s Day Edition!

7:30-8:30 p.m.

Emagine Palladium

209 Hamilton Row, Birmingham

Add a little magic to Valentine’s Day this year. Anthony Grupido, deemed “Metro Detroit’s Best Magician” by Fox 2 News, will perform his Vegas-style magic show in the company of surround sound, luxury seating and a full bar. Grupido has opened for the Impractical Jokers and Bill Engvall. Tickets are $20-$75.

More information: eventbrite.com/e/magic-at-the-movies-valentines-day-edition-with-anthony-grupido-tickets-42301769732?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse

Things to Do in Birmingham this February

Catch magician Anthony Grupido’s Vegas-style show at Emagine Palladium Feb. 14.


Feb. 15

Michigan Tea Week — The Perfect Pair

5-9 p.m.

Mad Hatter Bistro

185 North Old Woodward, Birmingham

In celebration of Michigan Tea Week, Detroit Kombucha Brewing Co. and Mad Hatter Bistro are teaming up to create “The Perfect Pair.” Guests of the evening will enjoy unique, handcrafted kombucha cocktails with a bistro plate to pair. For those wondering, kombucha is a fermented, lightly effervescent, sweetened black or green tea drink known for its health benefits. Detroit Kombucha Brewing Co. is also offering buy one, get one drink specials Feb. 12-18 all day at Eli Tea Bar in Birmingham.

More information: eventbrite.com/e/michigan-tea-week-the-perfect-pair-tickets-42469389086?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse

Things to Do in Birmingham this February

Detroit Kombucha Brewing Co. and Mad Hatter Bistro are teaming up for Michigan Tea Week. Handcrafted kombucha cocktails anyone?

Feb. 23-25

“Clybourne Park”

8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday

St. Dunstan’s Theatre

400 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills

Check out this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play outlining racial discrimination across multiple decades. In what’s considered a “razor-sharp satire,” audiences will follow the fate of the Clybourne Park neighborhood as it faces change and racial politics take control. General admission tickets are $20 and $18 for seniors and teens. Purchase tickets: showclix.com/event/clybourne-park

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