Newsletters and Events Week of November 26, 2017

By | November 25, 2017

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 to follow the links to insure that you are not missing out on any events that may be of special interest to you.

First Friday Experience – December 1st – 6 to 9 pm
Join us in Downtown Northville on the First Friday of each month for a special shopping, dining and artistic experience. Tetailers stay open late and showcase new products and special trunk shows and offer limited time exclusive items or sales. Our galleries showcase new exhibits, artists and pieces – often premiering them especially for the First Friday. And don’t forget the restaurants of Northville. Always great destinations, the bars and restaurants of Northville feature a wide-selection of cuisine from sushi to Mediterranean to American and Italian cuisine.  Plan a date, grab a group of friends and don’t miss out on First Fridays in Northville. Read more
 Traveling Gypsies Pop-Up Vintage Market – December 2nd – 11am to 4pm
The Village Workshop (455 E. Cady)
This vintage-inspired Pop-Up Shop features jewelry, clothing and décor for sale. There’s also live entertainment.  No cost to attend. To learn more about the Traveling Gypsies please click here.
Northville Art House Small Works Juried All-Media Exhibition – Nov 3 to Dec 16th
Northville Art House/215 W. Cady Street/248-344-0497/Northville Art House website

The exhibition includes photography, paintings, ceramics, fibers, jewelry and more – all measure 12 inches or less in all dimensions. All works are for sale and most can be purchased for less than $300, making them perfect holiday gifts.  You can visit Tuesday through Friday from 12-5 p.m. and Saturdays from 12-4 p.m.  This is a great way to find a unique holiday gift for the person that has everything!

INSPIRE – NORTHVILLE SENIOR CITIZENS NEWSLETTER
Community Center/303 W Main St/248- 349-4140

Friday Flicks – Dec 1, 2017 – 1 pm Queen of Katwe 2016
Disney presents Queen of Katwe, a movie based on a vibrant true story.   A Ugandan girl’s life changes forever when she discovers she hasan amazing talent for chess, in this celebration of the human spirit. Cast: David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o, Madina Nalwanga
MotorCity Casino—Detroit – Tuesday, Dec 5th – 10 am to 4 pm
Try your luck at the MotorCity Casino in Detroit. You will have approximately 5 hours to play games, eat and explore the casino. The bus will depart at 10am from the parking lot across from the post office. Register today because there is limited space! $15 No refunds.
212 West Cady Street/248-349-3020

Estate Planning for Women – Monday, Dec 4th, 7 pm
Learn about the special estate planning needs that women have, and how to build or revise an estate plan to meet specific needs. Register

Twelfth Night Singers –  Tuesday, Dec. 5th –  7 pm
Enjoy this a capella singing group performing in fabulous Renaissance costumes. Hear traditional and seldom-heard seasonal songs. Presented courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Register

TIPPING POINT THEATRE
361 East Cady Street/248-347-0003

An Enchanted Cabaret – Happily Ever After – Dec 29th thru 31st – 8:00 pm
We all know the story of Cinderella and Prince Charming, but what happens when they meet at the bar instead of the ball? Join all the princes and princesses as they navigate through our everyday dating problems while performing some of your favorite fairytale songs.   Click here for ticket information

Office Hours by Norm Foster – Nov 16th to Dec 23rd
Six different stories in six different offices across a city, cleverly intertwined into one hell of a good time. From an overweight jockey to a desperate movie producer, from a domineering mother to a Week-at-a-Glance salesman, the play’s characters are all intent on holding their lives together by keeping reality at bay.
Click here to reserve your seats online.

DOWNTOWN PLYMOUTH WEEKLY UPDATE
Christmas in Plymouth – Thursday, Dec 7th – 5 to 9 pm
Unique Holiday Shopping, Horse and Carriage Tours, Live Musical Entertainment, Live Dance Shows, Live Ice Carving, Reindeer and Elves, Fire Pit Warming Stations

Holiday Classics at the Penn Theatre
The Penn Theatre in Downtown Plymouth will be showing the following holiday classics at various times:  Its a Wonderful Life, Holiday Inn, Christmas In Connecticut, Elf and the Polar Express.  All shows are just $3.00. Couple some shopping, lunch and a show for a great day!  Dates and times can be found by clicking here.

CULTURE SOURCE

Culture Source is the website for the Arts and Culture Alliance.  A full calendar of events can be found by clicking here.

An American in Paris – November 28th thru December 10th
Detroit Opera House/1526 Broadway/Detroit

Inspired by the Academy Award®-winning film and featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin and the Tony Award®-winning choreography of Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris has captivated both audiences and critics, becoming the most honored Broadway musical of 2015. Its stunning combination of classic music, timeless story, breathtaking dance and state-of-the-art design results in the spectacular musical the New York Times declares “outshines anything else currently on Broadway.” Come see why Paris has become the toast of New York.  Email for tickets/more information: tickets@motopera.org

Fall Film Series: Long Ships of the Great Lakes – Saturday and Sunday, December 9th and 10th – 2pm
Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit

Combining documentaries, short films and newsreels, this collection features rare footage of Great Lakes ships in the late 1950s and early 1960s. You’ll board the Edmund Fitzgerald, watch the S.S. Arthur M. Anderson maneuver locks and dams, learn about the strategic military importance of the Great Lakes, visit the Erie Canal, see ore shipping and steel mills in action and much more.

CRANBROOK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
39221 Woodward Avenue/Bloomfield Hills/248- 645-3200

Chocolate: The Exhibition – Through Jan 7, 2018 
Every woman’s dream an exhibition about our favorite food – Chocolate !  You’ll explore the plant, the products, the history, and the culture of chocolate through the lenses of botany and ecology, anthropology and economics, conservation and popular culture.