Things To Do In Royal Oak

Dance Lessons for One or a Parent and Child at Arthur Murray Dance Studio (Up to 84% Off). 3 Options Available.

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Royal Oak

Highly trained dance instructors guide students through fancy footwork in private lessons; students can hone their skills at dance parties

$180 $29

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Two or Four Skateboarding, In-Line Skating, or Scooter Lessons for One or Two at Modern Skate and Surf (60% Off)

Modern Skate and Surf

Royal Oak

Choose from lessons in skateboarding, in-line skating, and scootering during walk-in Saturday and Sunday classes

$50 $20

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$29 for 30 Cardio Kickboxing, Boxing, and Fitness Classes for Kids at Bad Boy Boxing Gym ($450 Value)

Bad Boy Boxing Gym

Royal Oak

Group classes and a bumping sound system motivate both muscles and metabolisms for boys and girls

$450 $29

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Month of Unlimited Classes, 20 Classes, or 10 Run-Club Sessions at Al Irish's Shut Up and Box (Up to 77% Off)

Al Irish's Shut Up And Box

Royal Oak

Trainers get clients in shape with a slew of high-intensity boxing and fitness classes; Iron Clad sessions help runners train races

$80 $39

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$48 for a Four-Week Boot-Camp Package at Michigan’s Adventure Boot Camp for Women ($179 Value)

Michigan's Adventure Boot Camp for Women

Multiple Locations

Certified instructors lead women through fat-burning exercises including obstacle courses and cardio drills in a four-week program

$179 $48

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Whiskey Business Tasting Event for Two with Optional VIP Access on Friday, November 7 (Up to 31% Off)

Whiskey Business

Royal Oak Farmers Market

Sample from more than 100 whiskies and meet brand specialists during a tasting event with presentations from expert distillers

$114 $79

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Jim Breuer at Royal Oak Music Theatre on Saturday, October 4, at 8 p.m. (Up to 42% Off)

Jim Breuer

Royal Oak Music Theatre

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Actor and comedian from SNL, Half Baked, and Fridays With Breuer delves into his life on stage and at home

$43 $25

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General or VIP Admission with Tastings for Two at Vodka Rox Festival on October 10 (33% Off)

Vodka Rox

Royal Oak Farmers Market

Based at the farmers market, the festival features vodkas from near and far and includes tastings, live music, and food vendors

$103.70 $69

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Nick Carter & Jordan Knight at Royal Oak Music Theatre on September 28 at 7 p.m. (Up to 38% Off)

Nick Carter & Jordan Knight

Royal Oak Music Theatre

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Members of New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys debut a new collaborative album on a tour full of harmonies and choreography

$56.50 $35

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$19.99 for Two-Hour Painting Class for One at Any Paint and Pour Location, Sunday–Thursday ($35 Value)

Paint and Pour

Multiple Locations

Enjoy a night of art and fun as a Paint and Pour artist helps you recreate the night’s painting with provided materials and canvas

$35 $19.99

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In-Studio BYOB Painting Class for One, Two, or Four at Paint Party Royal Oak (Up to 44% Off)

Paint Party Royal Oak

Royal Oak

During three-hour class, instructor provides adult students with step-by-step instructions to complete their paintings

$40 $25

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Cousins Elias Hajjar and Nicholas Aubrey take yearly trips back to Lebanon to visit their family, but they can eat authentic Lebanese cuisine without leaving the confines of their own restaurant. With Gemmayze, which is named after a bohemian neighborhood in Beirut, they "wanted to create not only a menu that exemplified what's happening in Beirut and Lebanon right now, but we wanted to re-create the atmosphere,” Hajjar said in a Detroit Metromix article. “So the colors on the walls and ceiling are light and very clean and refreshing, and the menu reflects that as well.”

Inside the multi-level dining room, dangling lights twist like a strand of DNA above tables topped with shareable plates of hummus, grape leaves, and kibbe nayee—minced raw meat with bulgur and spices. Each dish is made from scratch using recipes that date back generations. Nearby, decorative palm tree appliqués cling to windows and a large brushed metal frame displays a variety of vintage forks, which can only be wielded by the rightful ruler of England. After dinner, patrons can move into the lounge and perch atop comfy ottomans and banquettes swaddled in rich fabrics while sipping wine or a cocktail.

310 S Main St
Royal Oak,
MI
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Modern Skate & Surf?s alternative-sports shop was founded in 1979 and has since hosted events frequented by Olympic and professional athletes?including superstar Tony Hawk?as well as earned a feature as Best Snowboard Shop in 2012 from Real Detroit Weekly. In Modern Skate Park's world-class, 60,000-square-foot Royal Oak skate park?one of the largest facilities of its kind in the US?skateboards grind across rails or glide over jumps, and inline skaters whiz over obstacles and BMX bikes hang in midair. Customers can build on their extreme-sports skills in clinics and lessons or rent out the facility for parties or high-speed chases. Committed to supporting the next generation of extreme athletes, Modern Skate Park offers discounts to students who bring in report cards sporting A?s and B?s.

In addition to the skate park, Modern Skate & Surf also maintains a East Lansing store that stocks snowboarding, skateboarding, wakeboarding, skating, and protective gear to facilitate exciting adventures.

1500 N Stephenson Hwy.
Royal Oak,
MI
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Nine flagsticks are strategically placed across 2,274 yards of fairways and greens lined by sand traps and water hazards, beckoning golfers to seek them out in a competitive spirit. The executive layout of Hampton Golf Club features six par 4s and three par 3s for a par-33 track that presents diverse challenges. Interconnected ponds and streams figure prominently on six holes, including the 316-yard fourth hole, which plays toward a green that has concealed itself behind the edge of a pond in a never-ending attempt to win a game of hide-and-seek with a local soccer field. Before rounds, guests can stock their bags with cold drinks, snacks, and course necessities such as tees, balls, and dueling gloves at the course pro shop. Course at a Glance: * 9-hole, par-33 course * Length of 2,274 yards from the farthest tees * Course rating of 31.2 from the farthest tees * Slope rating of 113 from the farthest tees * Three tee options * Scorecard

10100 W 10 Mile Rd
Huntington Woods,
MI
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When the Douglas J Aveda Institute opened in Knoxville in 2011, it joined a family of institutes and salons that Douglas Weaver started in the 1960s. Here, Aveda students pursue certification in cosmetology and esthiology while practicing their craft on real clients under the supervision of licensed educators. And because students perform the services, the rates are lower than at traditional salons. The Knoxville treatment menu includes hair design—cuts, color, retexturizing—as well as Aveda’s Elemental Nature facials, pedicures, and manicures.

The Institute is inside the historic S&W Grand building, a handsome art-deco landmark that, like a compassionate fairy-tale prince, is equally handsome on the inside. The spa rooms have a rustic balance of exposed brick and wood paneling, and the salon’s geometric light fixtures gleam upon checkerboard tile floors and industrial shelving lined with Aveda’s signature products.

409 S Center St
Royal Oak,
MI
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Upon entering Go Cycle Studios, it might feel like you?ve accidentally walked into a club: hip-hop, rock, and dance music streams from the expansive sound system, reverberating off the exposed brick walls and polished concrete floors. The cycling and fitness center?s owners, Jimmy and Lisa, use this atmosphere to set the mood, but they?re serious about exercise. They and the other instructors tailor spin classes and other fitness programs to challenge riders of all levels, from beginners to those who want to work up to jumping a police barricade. Under their instruction, riders sweat astride Keiser stationary bikes, each outfitted with monitors that display RPMs, heart rate, approximate calorie burn, and miles covered. Before or after class, students can head to the back patio to sip coffee in the fresh air or furtively discuss ways to hasten the comeback of handlebar streamers.

413 N Main St.
Royal Oak,
MI
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Arthur Murray has been a leading name in franchise dance since 1912, when the entrepreneur began selling mail-order dance lessons. Expanding his reach, he enlisted teachers to spread his signature dance lessons on first-class steamships and skyrocketed to fame in the '30s after introducing the public to such dances as the Lambeth Walk and The Big Apple. By the 1950s, Arthur and his wife, Kathryn, were hosting their own highly popular TV show on ABC, The Arthur Murray Dance Party, which ran for 12 years. Today, Arthur Murray's team prepares students for rug cutting at special events and weekend nightclub jaunts. Throughout lessons, instructors teach the foundations of two to four dances from a long list of styles that range from Latin to country-western, helping students to learn basic step patterns, timing, and the ability to lead or follow.

30532 N Woodward Ave.
Royal Oak,
MI
US