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June 2015    Issue 3.8

Be Closer to Art & Culture at the 5th Annual Fenton ArtWalk July 11th

ArtWalk Postcard Front
ArtWalk Postcard Back
Opening Reception
Fenton Artwalk is a community event celebrating the arts and showcasing local and regional artists. Artists will display their work inside participating businesses and at local organizations. Visitors can circulate through the storefronts to see and shop for artwork. New this year; in addition to the exhibit throughout Downtown Fenton, where visitors can meet the artists in person, the Fenton Community and Cultural Center will also host a Fine Art Exhibit displaying each participating artist’s work to enhance Fenton’s celebration of the arts.

This year's Fenton ArtWalk will be held in conjunction with The Laundry’s Bastille Day 5K Run/Walk and 15K Run on Saturday July 11 with 1500 people expected to attend.

The Fenton ArtWalk will run 11am - 4pm, and will be located in Downtown Fenton, at Leroy, from Shiawassee to the Fenton Hotel.

Join all of your friends and neighbors for a FREE family friendly event that embraces the arts. Everyone is welcome!

• Begin the fun at the ArtWalk information booth to receive event information, (as well as at participating merchants).

• Enter to win a prize at various participating merchants.

Enjoy music, community, culture and fun all day long!

• Fine Art Exhibit in Downtown Fenton
• Live Music
• Strolling Entertainment
• Family Fun
• Shopping & Dining
• Southern Lakes Parks & Rec and
Fenton Community & Cultural Center (FCCC)
Family Activities by the River

Peoples choice voting day of Artwalk:
• Downtown Merchant Window Decor
• Artzy Hat Prize Competition at FCCC
• Fine Art Exhibit at FCCC
• Billmeier Camera Photo Contest at FCCC

For more information about Fenton ArtWalk, please visit and Facebook

To stay up to date about Streetscape, Parking and Detours, please visit


Welcome to The Rough Draught Coffee and Barroom

Rough Draught Bar 

Discover a unique spot in Downtown Fenton for grabbing eye-opening morning coffee on the way to work, stopping in for a tasty lunch with the family, or enjoying beers and java drinks with friends. Rough Draught, the first of the businesses to take up residence in Fenton’s Cornerstone Building is the ultimate coffeehouse and pub combination.

Rough Draught is the brainchild of Owner Stephanie Evans and husband Andrew. This unusual fusion of java shop and beer bar is the grown up version of their former business, Cafe Aroma. Guests will appreciate the relaxed atmosphere and hip interior with large windows that allow for natural light to flood the welcoming space. The walls are adorned with art and unique objects that add just the right touch of funky charm to the space, including the iconic fire hydrant tap prominently visible behind the well stocked bar.

In addition to craft brews, domestic beer, wine and cocktails, Rough Draught offers a very extensive coffee drink menu and a nice selection of click here to read on...


Health Food Store Celebrates Five Year Anniversary in Downtown Fenton

Marjies 5 Yr 
Marjie’s Gluten Free Pantry, a health food store dedicated to being gluten and dairy free, is celebrating five years in business! They are located at 106 S Leroy St. in Downtown Fenton.

Everyone is invited for this FREE event Thursday July 23rd from 1-8pm!

Come celebrate and enjoy:
• Drawings for Gift Bags
• Lots of Samples
• Store Wide Sales

Want to avoid the construction traffic? Consider using the rear entrance which is accessible from Caroline Street.

Marjie’s Gluten Free Pantry is an expansion of Marjie’s practice, Circle of Life Nutrition, LLC. Marjie is a Holistic Nutritional Counselor who specializes in Chronic click here to read on...


Support Your Downtown Merchants This Summer

Businesses Open 

Biggby Coffee, 235 N Leroy Ste A
Available in June - Butterscotch Mocha Latte w/butterfingers on top ... Hot, Iced or Frozen

Billmeier Camera, 100 S Leroy St
Stop in for all of your photography questions. We're here to help.

Brad Hoffman Agency, Inc. 102 S Leroy St
Support your local businesses... Come and see us for your quote.

CRUST, 104 W Caroline
CRUST is open weeknights until 7 pm. Stop by before the concert for sandwiches to-go, desserts or cold drinks.

Elle Marie Hair Studio, 401 S. Leroy St
$10 Off Haircut and Color with Alicka and Chelsea. New clients only. Offer expires October 31, 2015 and cannot be combined with other coupons, specials or discounts.

Fenton House, 413 S Leroy St
We're open until 9pm on Thursdays. Come by for a delicious pizza and our famous breadsticks to enjoy during the concert.

Fenton's Open Book, 105 W Shiawassee Ave
A book makes the perfect Fathers Day or Graduation gift!

Guenter Beholz Jewelers, 114 S Leroy St
Willkomen! Come check out our forever home.

Headlines, 121 N River St
10% Off product with this ad

Kimberly Kay Furniture, 235 N Leroy Ste D
Build your own dining room set in 30 days or less. Go to, or call Eric at Kimberly Kay to assist you. 

La Petite Maison, 107 W Shiawassee Ave
Did you know La Petite Maison carries Chalk Paint?

Lee H Napier, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones, 115 Mill St
Need help with your retirement savings?

Marjie’s Gluten Free Pantry, 106 S Leroy St
Buy one of our environmentally sound All Terrain bug sprays or Caribbean Solutions suntan lotions, get a second for 20% Off. Items can be Mixed and Matched. Discount to be taken from the lower priced item. Not to be combined with our co-op member discount. Expires Sept 30, 2015. *Want to avoid construction? Consider using our rear entrance which is accessible from Caroline Street. Look for our purple awning.

Pipsqueak Boutique, 208 N Adelaide St
10% Off Purchase with this ad. Expires Sept 3, 2015

Red Fox Footwear, 104 S Leroy St
Come check out our new Keen Footwear!

Rejuv Ave Skin Spa, 403 S. Leroy St
10% Off Skin Care Products. Offer expires October 31, 2015 and cannot be combined with other coupons, specials or discounts.

Rough Draught Coffee and Barroom, 134 N Leroy St
LIVE music, Sam VanWagoner, Friday 8pm-midnight. Also, Tapistry Tap Takeover thru Sunday! 

Round Town Cupcakes, 409 S Leroy St
Remember Round Town Cupcakes for your celebrations, graduation, wedding, baby or bridal shower needs.

Salon 416, 134 N Leroy St
20% Off Aquage Sea Extend Silkening Power Infusion

Spa Naturelle, 603 N. Leroy St
$10 Off 60 minute massage for new clients only

Sweet Variations, 101 W Shiawassee Ave
In addition to delicious chocolate and goodies, stop in Sweet V's and get supplies to start your very own Fairy Garden. Check out the Michigan merchandise, mugs, magnets, stickers, cups, auto decals.

The Iron Grate, 103 W Shiawassee Ave
Stop in and check out new clothing merchandise upstairs. Beautiful bedding and baby items galore!

The Laundry, 125 W Shiawassee Ave
The Laundry’s Bierstube will be open Thursday evenings, 69 pm, weather permitting. Enjoy selections from Lynchpin Beer Company and light edibles from Chef Jody. The Laundry’s Side Door Carry-Out cooler is stocked with fresh salads, spreads, quiche, desserts and bottled beverages. Grab a blanket and dinner to-go.

Yesterday's Treasures, 300 S Leroy St
Come in and see the gorgeous Victorian stained glass and all the other sparkling treasures for your home!


Shop & Win All Summer Long!

Shop & Win 
Throughout the spring and summer:

• When you shop and dine in Downtown Fenton, at participating merchants, you will receive coupon cards for neighboring businesses with every purchase

• Enter to Win! Drawing entries will be available at participating merchants (no purchase necessary) toward prize gift basket drawing at end of construction

To learn more click here.
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