For your reading enjoyment this week, just click on the name of the newsletter or venue to be taken directly to it. Some of the events planned are highlighted below but be sure that you follow the links to insure that you are not missing out on any events that may be of special interest to you.
Since we are starting to move into the holiday season, its important that we think of others. This weeks downtown Plymouth Update presents many opportunities for giving including a blood drive, a coat drive and the United Way Hats for the Homeless and Make a Difference Day. Consider giving of your time and resources to those less fortunate.
Visit “Haunted Mainstreet” – October 1st to the 29th – Open Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1 pm to 4 pm
Plymouth Historical Museum, 155 S. Main Street, Plymouth
The exhibit is a combination of new Halloween decorations combined with vintage Halloween collectibles. It is designed to frighten and delight all ages! Some of the vintage items, loaned by collectors, include a small collection of antique Halloween candy dishes and Jack o’ lanterns; an assortment of vintage postcards; as well as some vintage mourning items. A component of the exhibit is Victorian mourning customs and the elaborate rituals that families had to go through to commemorate their dead. Be sure to visit the Victorian parlor where there is a wake in progress commemorating Peter Fralick, a Plymouth resident who died in 1867.
8 Mile – West of Beck Road
Join the Friends of Maybury and Park Staff in getting the park ready for winter. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear long pants and closed toe shoes. We will be prepping the cross country ski trails for winter by cutting back brush. We recommend bringing work gloves if you have them. Tools will be available. Meet at the Trailhead Building, accessible from the 8 Mile Entrance to the park. Water and a light lunch will be provided afterwards.
Northville Community Center, 303 W. Main Street
Northville is the place to be this October! Activities are scheduled throughout the month, with something for everyone! The month will start out with the arrival of 120 life-sized skeletons. On Friday, October 6th the “Skeletons are Alive in Downtown” features music, dance, and fun in Town Square. Don’t miss out on all the fun in Northville in October. A full schedule of events can be found by clicking Here.
Northville Art House/215 W. Cady Street
The exhibition includes paintings, photographs, sculpture, and mixed media pieces created by 22 contemporary artists working with traditional and nontraditional media in diverse styles. The 32 works of art were selected by Brian Nelson, professor of Sculpture at Eastern Michigan University.
212 West Cady Street/248-349-3020
Pick, Sticks and Pals – Tuesday, October 10th, 7 to 8:30 pm
Crowd-favorite! Two new members add a somewhat different sound, but the group still delivers a rollicking ride through familiar tunes and new uncharted musical territory. Register
Three Cedars Farm, 7897 W 6 Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48168
Join us for a nostalgic night off-site complete with a corn maze, hayride, bonfire and scary stories. As s’mores and cider are a must, they will be provided. Bracelets required for entry, pickup at library or day of at the farm. 18+ event.
303 W Main St/248- 349-4140
for insurance, veteran benefits and Medicaid. Registration deadline is Oct 20.
361 East Cady Street/248-347-0003
39221 Woodward Avenue/Bloomfield Hills/248- 645-3200